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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Sunday, January 27, 2002

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.


• MISSION HOUSES MUSEUM HISTORY SEMINAR/DOCENT TRAINING centering on the Missionary period, 1820-1863, 10 a.m.-noon, Mondays and Wednesday through Feb. 27, 553 S. King St.; $75 admission includes membership. 531-0481 ext. 16.

• MAYOR JEREMY HARRIS STATE OF THE CITY ADDRESS 11 a.m., Honolulu Hale Courtyard, downtown; parking in the Civic Center parking structure, entrance on Alapai Street or the Kalanimoku Building parking structure, enter from Punchbowl Street.

• TROPICAL FRUIT FARMERS information sessions on a proposed crop insurance program to be sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Risk Management Agency, concentrating on coffee, guava, bananas, papaya, mango, ramputan, atemoya and lychee, 2-4 p.m., Hilo Extension Office, 875 Komohana St., meeting room; 6:30-9 p.m. Tuesday, Kona Extension Office, meeting room; and 2-4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Maui Extension Office, 310 Ka'ahumanu Ave., building 214, meeting room, Kahului. http://www2.ctahr.hawaii.edu/agrisk/.

• NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS meetings 4 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 1159 Bethel St. 734-4357.

• Latin Dance for Night Clubs introduction to salsa, rumba and tango 6:45-8:15 p.m. Mondays to April 29, Aloha Activity Center, 725 Kapi'olani Blvd. at Cooke Street, Room C-101; $95 fee. 739 2772.


• "TAKE IT — THE BUS," video for senior citizens, 10 a.m.-11 a.m., Central Union Church, women's building, South Beretania and Punahou Streets; free, public welcome; come early for exercises, stay after for board games. 941-0957.

• Latin Dance for Night Clubs introduction to merengue, mambo and cha cha 7:15-8:45 p.m. Tuesdays through April 9, Aloha Activity Center, 725 Kapi'olani Blvd., Room C-101; $80 fee. 739 2772.

• NAMI MANOA SUPPORT GROUP meeting for family/helpers of the mentally ill, 7 p.m., Manoa Gardens office, University of Hawai'i at Manoa campus. 591-1297.


• MICROSOFT, TECHNET AND MSDN BRIEFINGS, for IT professionals and developers and anyone who writes applications or deploys, supports, implements, plans or manages technology for their company, 7 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Sheraton Waikiki Ballrooms, Waikiki; call for further information. (877) MSEVENT (code 105446417).

• "BREAKING THE CYCLE-RELATIONSHIP PATTERNS AND EMOTIONAL REACTION," nine week course 5-6 p.m., BRIDGING THE COMMUNICATION GAP-COMMINICATION AND PROBLEM SOLVING SKILLS, six week course beginning Friday, 5-6:30 p.m., both downtown; $18 per class; call for location and further information. 263-0355.

• "KADOSH," a film telling a tale about the power struggle between the lives of secular and religious Jews, 7:30 p.m., Yukiyoshi Room, Krauss Hall, University of Hawai'i at Manoa. 956-7221.


• EXPERTS AT THE PALACE 2002, lecture entitled "A'ala Community Before the War," by Brian Suzuki of the Japanese Cultural Center, noon, Old Archives Building, 'Iolani Palace grounds; free. 956-9546.

• DIVORCECARE support group 6:30-8:30 p.m., GRIEFSHARE support group 7-9 p.m., First Presbyterian Church of Honolulu, 1822 Ke'eaumoku St., Makiki; through April 4; childcare available by reservation; workbook $10, scholarships available. 532-1111.

• WINDWARD UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST THRIFT SHOP open 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursdays and 8 a.m.-noon Saturdays, 38 Kaneohe Bay Drive, Kailua, across from the Aikahi Shopping Center. 254-3802.


•"Defining Our Destiny," faculty, students, parents, public invited to participate in an all-day brainstorming event regarding the University of Hawai'i, Campus Center Ballroom, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Manoa campus; validated parking, laptops only; results to determine next U.H. strategic plan.

• SILENT VIGIL protesting the Afghanistan war as a proper response to the Sept. 11 attacks, 4-6 p.m., 'ewa side of the Prince Kuhio Federal Building, 1300 Ala Moana Blvd. 988-6266.

• 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.


• 2002 NIGHT IN CHINATOWN FESTIVAL AND PARADE 9 a.m.-11 p.m., Maunakea Street, Chinatown, featuring food, crafts, lion dancers, parade 4 p.m. from State Capitol on Hotel Street to River Street.

• PUBMED AND MEDLINEPLUS FOR CONSUMERS, workshhop to teach basic skills to search and access health information from the National Library of Medicine, 9:30 a.m., Hawaii Medical Library, 1221 Punchbowl St., downtown; free; call for reservations. 536-9302 ext. 127.

• "GROWING PLEASURE: COTTAGE GARDENS," Rene Johnson reveals the local traditions in various European regions and gives an idea of the structures and plants used, 10-11:30 a.m., Lyon Arboretum, 3860 Manoa Rd.; $8 fee, members $6. 988-0456.

• "LEARN HOW TO PEER COUNSEL," free introductory seminar 1-3:30 p.m., Hawaii Wellness Institute, 1802 Ke'eaumoku St.; reserved seating only. 734-3887.


• COLONEL ED HUBBARD USAF (retired), former POW in North Vietnam, sharing lessons on survival and how to apply those lessons in life, 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m. and 6-7:30 p.m. Feb. 4, 320 Ward Ave., Room 206; call for further information. 596-0076.

• 24TH ANNUAL HAWAII WATER ENVIRONMENT CONFERENCE Feb. 6-8, Hawai'i Convention Center, Waikiki; more than 300 private and municipal wastewater industry professionals, wastewater system operators, equipment suppliers, manufacturer representatives and interested individuals expected to attend; discussion topics to include oil and grease control, recycling and bio-solids; workshops on interpreting design drawings, secondary treatment and preparing for audits (off site at Department of Health laboratory); more than 40 exhibits; early registration recommended, forms on website. 596-7790, www.hwea.org

• COMPLETE LIFE COURSE: CARE OF THE DYING, three day workshop for caregivers on providing sensitive, compassionate care to the dying, including a basic knowledge of the grieving process, 8 a.m.-noon, Feb. 9, 16 and 23, Pearl City Community Church, Higuchi Hall, 933 Lehua Avenue, Pearl City; free; registration deadline Jan. 25. 488-9937, 455-4148.

• 2002 HUMPBACK WHALE COUNT sponsored by the National Marine Sanctuaries 8 a.m.-noon, Feb. 23 and March 30, at designated points along O'ahu, Kaua'i and Big Island coasts; call to register, to become a site leader or for information about the training session. O'ahu 397-2651, Kaua'i 246-2860, Maui (800) 831-4888, 587-0106.

• CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER certification examination candidates' six day live review course 8 a.m.-5 p.m., March 1-3 and March 8-10, University of Hawai'i at Manoa, College of Business Administration; tuition $1,255, including the KEIR CFP Certification Review Package; register by Jan. 31; call Dr. Rosita Chang. 956-7592. or rchang@cba.hawaii.edu