"BUILDING FOR THE FUTURE? DON'T FORGET THE FINISHING TOUCHES," final seminar in a three-part series on estate planning: gifts, trust taxation, irrevocable life insurance trusts and charitable remainder trusts, 8-9 a.m. and 1-2 p.m., Edward Jones, Ward Kaka'ako Branch, 320 Ward Ave., Suite 206; limited seating; free. 596-0076.
"POSITIONING YOUR COMPANY FOR THE FUTURE," workshops addressing strategic planning, market analysis, survival tactics and financial planning for business owners, 4:30-7:30 p.m. Nov. 20 and 27 and Dec. 4, New Business Information and Counseling Center, 1041 Nu'uanu Ave., Suite A; $150 fee with $25 tuition rebate; limited seating; parking at Chinatown Gateway Parking off Bethel Street. 522-8136.
TAX WORKSHOP on DEDUCTIBLE SMALL-BUSINESS AUTO AND TRAVEL EXPENSES, with tax specialist Tammy Yasuda, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Hawaii Small Business Development Center Network, 1041 Nu'uanu Ave., Suite A; $20 fee. 522-8135.
"BUSINESS OUTLOOK AFTER SEPT. 11," seminar on implications for businesses, with information about special programs offered by the state and city, 5:30-8 p.m., Christ United Methodist Church, 1639 Ke'eaumoku St.; co-sponsored by the Hawaii Korean Chamber of Commerce. 526-0999.
"PROTECTING PRIVACY AND PROVIDING ACCESS TO CUSTOMER AND PUBLIC INFORMATION," panel discussion with Jeffrey Portnoy of Cades Schutte Flemming & Wright and Moya Davenport-Gray of State Office of Information Practices, 11:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m., Ala Moana Hotel Garden Lanai; $20 fee, ARMA members $16; sponsored by The Association of Records Managers & Administrators, Hawai'i chapter. 538-4729.
"CELEBRATE A LEGACY IN TOURISM," fund-raiser and silent auction, honoring Robert H. Burns, former president of the Hawaii Hotel Association, 5:30-9:30 p.m., Royal Hawaiian Hotel Monarch Room; benefit for the University of Hawai'i School of Travel Industry Management; call for details and reservations. 956-8946.
HAWAI'I VISITORS & CONVENTION BUREAU 99TH ANNUAL LUNCHEON and 2002 major market area presentations, Hilton Hawaiian Village: Tapa Tower, second floor, 7-7:45 a.m. continental breakfast, 8-11 a.m. marketing plan presentations; Coral Ballroom, 11:15-1:45 luncheon; $50 fee, $500/table of 10; e-mail reservation by Monday: firstname.lastname@example.org. 924-0262.
"RAISING CAPITAL IN TRICKY TIMES: STRATEGIES FOR FINANCING YOUR EXISTING OR EMERGING BUSINESS," Knowledge Network series by Pacific Business Forums, 7-9 a.m., Plaza Club, 900 Fort Street Mall, Pioneer Plaza, 20th floor; $40 advance fee; register on the Web site.
"BUILDING BETTER INVESTORS," NAIC Aloha Chapter's sixth annual Investor's Fair, noon-1:30 p.m. and 6:45 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Hilton Hawaiian Village Coral Ballroom, 2005 Kalia Road. Classes Friday, program Saturday morning; $60 both days, $45 Saturday, validated parking $3 per day. 545-3977, e-mail: Alohanaic@juno.com.
"ADAPTING TO CHANGE: METHODS AND STRATEGIES TO FIND WORK," reservation deadline for event scheduled for 5:30-8 p.m. Nov. 19. Featuring Kathy Novak of Crackerjack Consulting, at Pearl Country Club, 98-535 Ka'onohi St., 'Aiea; $20 general admission, $10 students; sponsored by APICS Hawaii; R.S.V.P. to Linda Davies. 306-2960. email@example.com.