A luncheon seminar Thursday, sponsored by the Community Associations Institute's local chapter, will discuss options for dealing with violent, threatening or harassing dogs or occupants. Speakers include Joyce Y. Neeley and Gisela Iglesias partners in the law firm of Neeley & Anderson. Also speaking will be G. Stephen Elisha. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. , at the Hale Koa Hotel at Fort DeRussy. Fee; general public welcome. Call: Suzette Pa, 488-1133.
Former Hawai'i resident and U.S. Congressional candidate, Orson Swindle, commissioner of the FTC, will speak at a Small Business Hawaii Internet Trade Forum, 8 to 9 a.m. Aug. 24, at the Ala Moana Center Liberty House. Topic: "How Vulnerable is Small Business Using the Internet i The view from the FTC." Fee; non-members welcomed. RSVP by Aug. 21. Information: 396-1724.
"How to Change the Business Climate with a Change in Political Structure," will be the topic of an address by gubernatorial candidate and local Republican Party chair, LINDA LINGLE to the next in the monthly Small Business Hawaii SUNRISE NETWORKING BREAKFASTS, 7 to 8:30 a.m. Aug. 30. RSVP by Aug. 28. Call: 396-1724.
MEGA JOB FAIR will be held today from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Hawai'i Convention Center. The event is presented by Ameriquest Mortgage Co., JobsHawaii.com and Hawai'i Employment Monthly. Employers accept resumes and speak with potential employees. Positions available include accounting and office work, banking, computers, customer services, financial services, health, marketing, retail and sales and technology-related. Free; professional dress recommended. Call Chris Monroe, (505) 232-0691.
Former state director of taxation, RAY KAMIKAWA will participate in the first statewide action planning workshops to gather input on the future of the technology industry, sponsored in part by the HAWAI'I TECHNOLOGY TRADE ASSOCIATION. The series of 10 workshops, "Speak Out on Hawai'i's Technology Future: Action Planning Workshop for the Private Sector," begins with a 7:30 to 11 a.m. session tomorrow, at the Maui Research and Technology Center, 590 Lipoa Parkway, Kihei, Maui. 550-4882.