Registration deadline for the Hawaii Community Foundation Fund-raising Basics Workshop, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Feb. 27, Pacific Beach Hotel, 2490 Kalakaua Ave.; geared toward experienced fund raisers; $60 fee. 537-6333.
Senior Citizens Valentine Dance, "As Time Goes By," 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Neal Blaisdell Center Exhibition Hall; light refreshments. 973-7258.
Registration deadline for Hawaii Community Foundation Fund-raising/Major Gifts, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Ala Moana Hotel, 410 Atkinson Drive; $40 fee. 537-6333.
"Nationalism Emerging in Japan," talk by Yukio Matsuyama, former chairman of the editorial board of Asahi Shimbun, on current trends in Japanese politics, 3-5 p.m., University of Hawaii, Manoa, Moore Hall, Tokioka Room. 956-2665.
"Whatever Happened to American Diplomacy," luncheon/forum featuring Ambassador Paul Boeker on serious problems that have emerged concerning American diplomacy, 11:30 a.m., Hale Koa Hotel, DeRussy Hall, 2055 Kalia Road; $20 fee, $17 for members of sponsoring organizations. 944-7780.
"Plant Reproduction: Hawaiian Endangered Species," workshop for second- through fourth-grade teachers, 8:30 to 11 a.m., Lyon Arboretum, 3860 Manoa Road; $10 includes materials; register. 988-0471.
"Dance Education Under Apartheid," lecture by Desiree Cremer, African dance instructor, Radford and Maryknoll High schools, former resident of South Africa, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina Special Events Room 115; free. 944-7784.
"Art in Natures Garden," workshop for second- through fourth- grade teachers enabling students to relate to nature by way of photography, water colors, collages and haiku, 8:30 to 11 a.m., Lyon Arboretum, 3860 Manoa Road; $10 includes materials; register. 988-0471.
"A Nation Incarcerated: The Criminalization of the Native Hawaiian," talk by Healani Sonoda, chairperson of PONO, which advocates for Native Hawaiian rights and culturally sensitive rehabilitation, 3-4 p.m., Borders, Ward Centre; free. 596-8194.
"Intercultural Miscommunication," lecture by Min-Sun Kim, associate professor of speech, on how culture influences talkativeness, noon-1 p.m., Kapiolani Community College, Ilima Room 202C; free. 944-7784.
"Access to Play Areas for Children with Disabilities: An Overview of the Final Design Guidelines," workshop, 9:30 a.m.-noon, Department of Health Laboratories Auditorium, 2725 Waimano Home Road; guidelines to affect schools, parks and child care centers; $15 per person. 586-8121.
Accessibility Guidelines Workshop, an introduction to the Americans with Disabilities Act accessibility guidelines, geared toward consumers, rehabilitation professionals and human service professionals, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Ward Warehouse, Kewalo Conference Room. 522-5414.
Family Ocean Discovery Series, learn what it is like to be a sea turtle, 8:30-10 a.m. first Saturday monthly, meet at Haycraft Park, Hauoli Street, Maalaea, for shoreline observation, followed by session at Maui Ocean Center turtle lagoon; $18 per parent/child team, $8 per additional sibling; register; sponsored by Pacific Whale Foundation. (808) 879-8860.
"Organizational Management and Responsibilities," workshop for community based nonprofit organizations by Volunteer Legal Services Hawaii, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Prince Kuhio Federal Building; $5 fee; pre-registration required. 528-7050.
"Sensible Design and Smart Practice," the Fourth International Symposium on Asia-Pacific Architecture," theme: "Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurial Design Practice: New Paradigms for a Changing Global Economy," through April 7, University of Hawaii-Manoa, School of Architecture; fee $300 if registered before March 1, $350 thereafter, meals and banquet included; contact: The Fourth International Symposium on Asia-Pacific Architecture, University of Hawaii School of Architecture, 2410 Campus Road, Honolulu, HI 96822; phone: 808-956-7084 or 956-3461.
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