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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Sunday, June 17, 2001

Community Calendar

Advertiser Staff


• PAUL BRAGG free exercise class by his daughter, Pat, 9-10:30 a.m. Monday to Saturday, Fort DeRussy lawn, next to Army Museum.

• INTRODUCTORY ZEN MEDITATION CLASS focusing on breathing and posture, twice weekly for two weeks; call for information. 455-5603 or 732-2140.


• TEA CEREMONY AND FLOWER ARRANGeMENT by Arakaki Hsao, head of Southern Japan Region of the Omotesenke School of Tea Ceremony, and other tea teachers, as well as artists in the Ikenobu School of Flower Arrangement, Okinawa, noon-4 p.m., University of Hawai'i at Manoa, East-West Center, Imin Center, Jefferson Hall, across from Kennedy Theatre; free. 944-7584.

• TROPICAL PLANT NATURE WALK 1 p.m. (also 10 a.m. Saturday), Ho'omaluhia Botanical Garden, 45-680 Luluku Road, Kane'ohe; free; wear walking shoes; bring insect repellent and rain gear; picnic facilities available. Reservations: 233-7323.


• KAPUNAHALA TRAFFIC CALMING WORKSHOP, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Kane'ohe Community and Senior Center, 45-613 Puohala St.

• HAWAII AUDUBON SOCIETY INFORMATIONAL SLIDE SHOW on Island birds and conservation issues, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Chaminade University Campus, Henry Hall, Room 109; free; refreshments. 538-3255.


• "BASIC MICROPROPAGATION TECHNIQUES FOR ORCHIDS," two-session, hands-on class in seed germination and meristem culture, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Lyon Arboretum laboratory, 3680 Manoa Road; limited to six participants; $32 fee, $26 for LAA members; register. 988-0456.

• SENIOR CENTER PRESENTATIONS, 10 a.m., Central Union Church women's building, 1660 S. Beretania St., Makiki; "All About Kidneys and the Kidney Foundation," by Harriet Kaimimoku Wong of the National Kidney Foundation of Hawai'i. 941-0957.

• WAI'ALAE IKI TRAFFIC CALMING WORKSHOP, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Kalani High School cafeteria, 4680 Kalaniana'ole Highway.

• GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS/GAM ANON, 7:30-9 p.m., Harris United Methodist Church, 20 S. Vineyard Blvd. (also 7:30-9 p.m. Thursday, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 638 N. Kuakini St., Liliha, without Gam Anon). 595-8838.


• "CRITICAL SUCCESS FACTORS FOR E-BUSINESS," key factors for online success, by Mike Curtis of Bank of Hawaii, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Ala Moana Hotel; sponsored by the Association of Information Technology Professionals; members/students $19, their guests $25, lunch included, two-day notice for vegetarian meal required, 24-hour cancellation notice; call Eric Fleckles. 547-5821.

• "WHO AM I?" self-assessment workshop to determine interests and aptitude, 1-3 p.m. Waialua O'ahu WorkLinks, Waialua Shopping Center, 67-292 Goodale Ave. 637-6508.

• YOUTH SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION community meeting on forming a partnership and obtaining a Department of Health incentive grant to finance a drug prevention program in your community; 5-7 p.m., Kapolei High School cafeteria, 91-5007 Kapolei Parkway; call Catherine Sorensen or Ray Gagner. 692-7531.

• "HARNESSING THE INTERNET TO IMPROVE CHILDREN'S HEALTH AND PEDIATRICIANS' LIVES," lecture by Alan Greene, M.D., of Stanford University School of Medicine; of special interest to physicians and anyone interested in e-business medicine; 5:30-7:30 p.m., University of Hawai'i at Manoa, School of Architecture auditorium; public welcome; free, $3 parking after 4 p.m.; call to register. 956-7430.

• DHARMA FRIENDSHIP CIRCLE, with guest speaker James Iha, president of the United Okinawan Association, vice president of Wahiawa Hongwanji Mission and principal of Leilehua High School; a talk about his involvement with a Buddhist temple, 7:30 p.m., Buddhist Study Center, 1436 University Ave., Manoa; free. 973-6555.


• "DISCOVER PLANTS FROM TOP TO BOTTOM," workshop for kindergarten and first-grade teachers, also "TEACHERS INTRO TO THE ARBORETUM," a quick overview of the educational resources available at the arboretum, for current teachers only, 9-11 a.m., Lyon Arboretum, 3860 Manoa Road; free; register, 988-0456.

• RESUME WORKSHOP, learn basic criteria, create a resume; 9 a.m.-noon, Waialua O'ahu WorkLinks, Waialua Shopping Center, 67-292 Goodale Ave. 637-6508.

• DIVORCE CARE, video seminar and support group for separated/divorced people, 6:30-8:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 1822 Ke'eaumoku St., Makiki. 532-1111.


• "FORGIVENESS, HEALING, LETTING GO," study group, 4:30-6:30 p.m. and 2-5:30 p.m. tomorrow, 129 Onekea Drive, Kailua; $55, both classes. 263-0355.

• KAKO'O 'OHANA PA'AHAO, support/activity group for families of current or former inmates, ex-inmates and community members who want positive change; 6:30 p.m., Queen Lili'uokalani Children's Center, 1300 Halona St. 833-7694.

• GRIEF SHARE, video seminar series and support group; 7-9 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 1822 Ke'eaumoku St., Makiki. 532-1111.


• LEADERSHIP TRAINING WORKSHOP FOR EDUCATORS, INDUSTRY AND COMMUNITY, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. June 27, College of Engineering, University of Hawai'i at Manoa; $20 fee includes lunch; call Nanette Atchazo. 808-875-2388.

• "DRUG TRENDS AND DRUG-RELATED PROBLEMS," with guest speaker Ed Howard, supervising investigator, State Narcotics Division; 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. June 28, Hale Koa Hotel, Laulima Room, 2055 Kalia Road; focus on "ice"; sponsored by Oahu ARM Committee of Hawaii; $20 fee (ARM members $18), pay at door; reservation deadline noon June 25. 523-6096, fax: 689-7830.

• "THE DOS AND DON'TS OF RECORDS RETENTION," workshop by Richard Botti, of Legislative Information Services of Hawaii, 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Renaissance Ilikai Waikiki Hotel, Main Tower, second floor, seminar in Hilo Suite, lunch in Waikiki Suite; advice on what records to retain, for how long, and what to toss; $35 fee includes lunch, ASAE members $25; guest speaker, Dick Grimm, president, Hawaii Food Bank, initiator of the Easter Seals telethon; mail checks payable to ASAE Hawaii: ASAE, P.O. Box 282, Honolulu, HI 96802.