Linda Lingle, Hawai'i Republican Party chairwoman, will address the East O'ahu Breakfast Club at its December meeting. The group, a business networking and idea-sharing club for in-home and small businesses of East O'ahu, will meet 7 to 8:15 p.m. at the Hawai'i Kai Golf Course Restaurant. R.S.V.P.: 395-8511.
Honolulu Mayor Jeremy Harris will discuss "A New Honolulu in A New Millennium" at an educational meeting of the Hawaii Chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants, noon to 1 p.m., at 733 Bishop St., Suite 2790 (Makai Tower). For reservations: 540-4733 or 540-3917.
Guy Tamashiro, chairman of the Honolulu Board of Realtors¨, will be among speakers at the luncheon meeting of the organization CHRISTIANS IN REAL ESTATE. Other participants in a discussion of "A Christmas in America" at the Hale Koa Hotel's Waikiki Ballroom will be recording artist Jan Brenner and television host and evangelist Frank Diehl. Registration at 11:15 a.m. Fee. R.S.V.P. by today: 734-7208.
International experts in the global telecommunications industry will be featured when the PACIFIC TELECOMMUNICATION COUNCIL convenes for its 24th annual conference Jan. 13-17 at the Hilton Hawaiian Village. Among them will be Sir Christopher Gent, head of Vodafone Group Plc., United Kingdom; Yang Seung-taik, South Korean minister of information and communication; Sethaporn Cusripituck, former director-general of Thailand's Post and Telegraph Department; and Robert Mao, president and chief executive officer of Nortel Networks China. Information: Puja Borries, 941-3789.
The Junior Chamber of Commerce invites individuals of ages 21 to 39 who are interested in community service to join in general membership meetings planned for 7:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of every month at Mo'ili'ili Community Center, 2535 S. Beretania St. Information: 551-7783.
A SMARTSTART BUSINESS READINESS COURSE, for people interested in starting a business, will be offered throughout the year by the Samoan Service Providers Association. The courses will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on various Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at the Business Service Center. Fee. Registration: 842-0218.