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Posted on: Tuesday, January 2, 2001

Community Calendar


Open House for Eighth Graders at Kauai Community College, Puhi; students accompanied by parents and teachers may tour the campus and speak with faculty; call David Kawate for information. (808) 245-8229


Kakoo Ohana Paahao, support/activity group for families of inmates, former inmates and all community members who want to change tomorrow by being pro-active today, 6:30 p.m., Queen Liliuokalani Children’s Center, 1300 Halona St.; call Anna for information. 833-7694


Hawaii Music Teachers Concert by the winners of the 2000 Hawaii Music Teachers Association Convention competition, 7:30 p.m., Orvis Auditorium, University of Hawaii at Manoa; $10 general admission, $6 students and seniors; tickets available at auditorium box office one hour before concert; proceeds to the HMTA Student Travel Fund. 383-3974.

Pahole Service Project, Mokuleia, volunteers needed, call Sierra Club for details. 538-6616.

The Vietnam Veterans of America, Oahu Chapter Meeting, first Saturday of each month; with individual membership in the Vietnam Veterans Association open to those who served in the U.S. Armed Forces between Jan. 1, 1959, and May 7, 1975. 1-800-VVA-1316 or (808) 566-0236

JAN. 7

Millennium Transit System Design Contest early registration deadline; $50 entry fee; students, industrial and urban designers, planners, architects, landscape architects, interior designers and engineers invited to enter; assistance from graphic designers, artists etc. permissible; phase one due Feb. 28, phase two May 15; national competition; monetary prize; contact Fred Silver of WestStart for entry packets. 626-744-5687

JAN. 8

Child Protection Reform Roundtable with co-convenors Sen. Suzanne Chun Oakland and Rep. Dennis Arakaki, noon-1 p.m., State Capitol, Room 329. Agenda: governor’s legislative package, department initiatives: Department of Human Services (Susan Chandler), foster board payments, multi-agency coordinators, financing substance abuse treatment, OHANA conferencing, children’s payment; Department of Health (Loretta Fuddy), public health nurses (vacancies), Healthy Start (emergency appropriations bill and biennium budget request 2001-2003), financing substance abuse treatment; discussion of Legislature’s bills and resolutions: blueprint for change, CPS assault penalties, case caps for CPS workers, child support to be paid for foster parent/caregivers, intrafamilial child sexual abuse, kinship care, mandated reporting, sexual assault. 586-6130

Hawaii Youth Services Legislative Breakfast, opportunity for students to talk with Hawaii State Legislators about youth issues; $15 fee. 531-2198


Alcoholics Anonymous, call 946-1438 for meeting in your area.

Al-Anon, for family and friends of alcoholics; call 948-2666 for meeting in your area.

Narcotics Anonymous, call 734-4357 for meeting in your area.

Alzheimer’s Association-Honolulu Chapter, 591-2771.

Diabetes Support Group for young adults, the Queen’s Medical Center. 537-7117.

Disordered Eating for women and teens with eating disorders. 262-3345, 262-7922.

Overeaters Anonymous, 737-3469.

National Depressive and Manic Depressive Association Support Group. 372-1991.

Bereavement Support Groups, Castle Medical Center, 263-5343; St. Francis Medical Center, 547-6011. Hospice Hawaii (adults and children groups). 924-9255.

To list your community meeting in the Community Calendar, send notices to Community Calendar, City Desk, Honolulu Advertiser, P.O. Box 3110, Honolulu HI 96802. Fax: 525-8037

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