"You Can Complete a Marathon," train to walk the Dec. 9 Honolulu Marathon and raise funds for the Arthritis Foundation by joining the "Joints in Motion" Training Team. Call for registration 942-3636; Neighbor Islands call 1-800-462-0743.
"Setting the Myths of Exercise & Nutrition Straight," weight management informational meeting, preview of the six-week program led by Brian Shimamura to begin Aug. 21, 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Room 205, Richards Street, YWCA Laniakea Center; free. Call for information and cost of six-week program: 538-7061, ext. 277.
Taijiquan, ongoing classes led by Alex Dong to relieve stress and improve health, 4:30-5:30 p.m. each Thursday and Monday, Kekela Gym, Queen's Medical Center; also 6:30-7:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesday, Windward Community College; $40 per month. www.dongtaichi.com or 949-55574.
Personal Safety and Self Defense Seminar, learn how to protect yourself from assaults, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 4th Floor Conference Room, Kaiser Honolulu Clinic, $15 Kaiser health plan members, $20 non-members. 432-2270.
Long Term Care Seminar, sponsored by the Borden Hamman Agency of Hawaii, 9 a.m., with free continental breakfast at 8:30 a.m., 'Ilima Room, Ala Moana Hotel; free. Limited seating, call for reservation: 1-800-492-9190, ext. 1122.
Health & Wellness Fair, discover many alternative and natural therapies, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Pohai Nani, 45-090 Namaku Street, Kane'ohe; free. 236-7805 or 247-6211.
8th Annual Hawai'i Heart Walk, sponsored by the American Heart Association, with keiki games, free breakfast, and community fair, 6 a.m. registration, 7 p.m. start time, Kapi'olani Park; free. 538-7021, ext. 18.
Healthy Korean Cooking, vegetarian cuisine class led by Susan Yongsuk Okamura and "Cancer Prevention Something You Can Do," seminar presented by Ruth Heidrich, sponsored by Castle Medical Center, 2-4 p.m., Honolulu Japanese Seventh-day Adventist Church, Manoa; free. Advance registration required: 263-5400.
Healthcare Job Fair of Hawai'i, local companies accepting resumes and speaking with potential employees, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Hawai'i Convention Center; free. (505) 232-7089 or send resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org by e-mail.
"The Secret of Stress Free Work," talk by psychologist Will Nuessle of Hawai'i Counseling and Education Center, 6-7 p.m., Suite C 214, Pali Palms, Kailua; free. 254-6484.
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