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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Tuesday, July 16, 2002

Community Calendar

Advertiser Staff


• FRE EXERCISE CLASS 9-10:30 a.m. Monday to Saturday, Fort DeRussy lawn, next to Army Museum.

• BOX CAR OPEN RACING sponsored by American Box Car Racing International at its Pearl City track, summer hours 11 a.m.-3 p.m. weekdays, 3-9 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays, 1-5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays; tennis shoes required; children under 18 must wear long pants and be accompanied by an adult; $6 per person, $4 with track pass, group rates and student sessions available. 947-3393.

• HELP AVAILABLE — drug/alcohol recovery for all 5:30 p.m. Monday and Thursday. (Patience, 554-6194) — Men: anger control, 4:30 p.m. Saturday; love/sexual addiction, 7 p.m. Monday; drug/alcohol recovery, 7:30 p.m. Monday and Thursday.; attitude adjustment, 5:30 p.m. Friday (Ernie, 262-5930); Women: anger control, 8 a.m. Saturday; drug/alcohol recovery, 7 p.m. Monday; sexual abuse survivors, call for details. (Patience, 554-6194); Families: drug/alcohol recovery, 7:30 p.m. Monday/7 p.m. Thursday; divorce care 7 p.m. Monday; overcoming depression 8:30 a.m. Sunday; grief share, call for details. (Pat, 254-4248); at Hope Chapel, 45-815 Po'okela Road, Kane'ohe Bay .

• HO'OMALUHIA BOTANICAL GARDEN EVENTS: Tropical Plant Walks 10 a.m. Saturdays and 1 p.m. Sundays; Catch and Release Fishing 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, bring hand-held poles, small barbless hooks, non-live bait, picnic lunch, water; required for both events are walking shoes, insect repellent and rain gear; free; garden open 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, located at the end of Luluku Road in Kane'ohe. 233-7323.


• TOBACCO USE REDUCTION WORKSHOPS to discuss tobacco cessation programs, youth cessation and prevention programs, grant proposals and the science of prevention. O'ahu: 8:30-11:30 a.m. today, State Capitol, Room 309, 415 S. Beretania St.; Big Island: 1-4 p.m. tomorrow,Tutu's House, 64-1032 Mamalahoa Highway, Room 305, Waimea; Kaua'i: 9 a.m.-noon Thursday, Lihu'e Library, 4344 Hardy St., Lihu'e; Maui: 2:30-5:30 p.m. Friday, MEO, 99 Mahalani St., Wailuku; call for information. 537-6333, (888) 731-3863.

• "A TALE OF FOUR CITIES," Senior Presentations travelogue of Canada by Yos Yoshioka, 10 a.m., Central Union Church women's building, Punahou and South Beretania streets; free, public welcome; come early for stretching exercises, bring lunch, stay for card/board games until 2 p.m.; free. 941-0957.

• HAWAII CHAPTER OF THE AMERICAN RECORDER SOCIETY meeting 7:15 p.m., Academy Art Center, 1111 Victoria St., Makiki.

• FRIENDS OF SABEEL IN HAWAI'I meeting 7 p.m., First Christian Church, 1516 Kewalo St., Makiki; working towards a just peace in the Middle East. 521-3500.


• AMERICAN INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE ASSOCIATION general meeting 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Hale Ikena, Fort Shafter, next to the golf course; $12 includes buffet lunch; RSVP. 599-2442.

• WEEKLY ZIGONG HEALING SESSION by Master Jizhou Yang, 5:45-7:15 p.m., East West Qigong International Center, 1518 Evelyn Lane, Honolulu; $75 a month; call to register. 941-9707.


• 2002 HAWAI'I CONSERVATION CONFERENCE Tuesday and Wednesday at Hilton Hawaiian Village, Tapa Tower; to facilitate interaction among natural resource managers and the scientific community; $115 fee, students $75, lunch included. 944-7242., 944-7133, www.hawaii.edu/scb.

• DIVORCE LAW SEMINAR by Family Court noon to 1 p.m., Supreme Court conference room, second floor, Ali'iolani Hale, 417 S. King St. taught by veteran divorce lawyer, William Darrah; free. 539-4909.

• HONOLULU NEWCOMERS CLUB, call for details and reservations. 944-3310.


• PEACE VIGIL sponsored by the American Friends Service Committee 4-6 p.m., Prince Kuhio Federal Building, 'ewa side, 1300 Ala Moana Blvd. 988-6266.

• FAMILY FAIR 5 to 9 p.m., West O'ahu Family YMCA, Mililani Branch, 95-1190 Hikikaulia St., Mililani; rides, games, plant and bake sale, Extreme Fun slides and jumps, performances by Mermaids of Hawaii; pre-sale script available at the YMCA. 625-1040 ext. 242.

• FREE QIGONG SEMINAR 6 to 7:30 p.m., McCully-Mo'ili'ili Public Library, 2211 S. King St. 941-9707.

• FINANCE FACTORS BREAKFAST BENEFIT 6:30-9:30 a.m., 1164 Bishop St., in front of Finance Factors Center; Portuguese sausage, scrambled eggs and rice and juice; $5 donation; walk-up customers welcome; proceeds to Aloha United Way; support and donations by New Eagle Cafe and Sushi Chef. 548-5155.

• SELF IDENTITY THROUGH HO'OPONOPONO, free introductory lecture 7 to 8:30 p.m., Neal Blaisdell Center, O'ahu Room. 262-5322.


• HALE'IWA ARTS FESTIVAL 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and tomorrow, Hale'iwa Beach Park; juried visual artists, musicians, dancers, cultural historians, storytellers, children's and community art and children's art activities; free. 637-2277.

• FOSTER, ADOPTIVE, KINSHIP AND GUARDIANSHIP PARENTS support group meeting 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Mililani High School, 95-1200 Meheula Parkway, Room C-103; free; limited childcare ages 3 to 12. 521-9531.

• HONOLULU BOY CHOIR OPEN AUDITIONS at Harris United Methodist Church; ages 7-12, no prior musical experience needed, only the ability to match pitch, a desire to perform and great facial expressions; call for an appointment. 596-7464.

• KAUMAKAPILI CHURCH BENEFIT Lu'AU 5:30 p.m. , 766 N. King St., Hale Kamika, Palama, full traditional menu and entertainment; drive-up take-out, Kanoa St., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; lu'au $20, take-out $15. 845-0908.


• "JAPAN'S SECURITY CHOICES: A NARRATIVE OF CHANGE OR CONTINUITY," lunch/lecture by Sheila Smith, East West Center fellow, 11:30 a.m., July 23, Radisson Waikiki Prince Kuhio Hotel, 2500 Kuhio Ave.; $25 non-members, members $20, lunch included; RSVP by Friday. 524-4450.

• ENVIRONMENT HAWAII annual benefit dinner July 26, Pagoda Hotel, featuring talk and slide show by award winning wildlife photographer Jack Jeffrey; $50 fee, half to charity; reserve by July 23; call Miranda Watson for information. 877-934-0130.

• HONPA HONGWANJI HAWAII BETSUIN SIXTH ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT, 11 a.m. Aug. 8, Ala Wai Golf Course; $100 fee ($50 tax deductible) or $120 including four mulligans ($70 tax deductible), includes lunch, drinks and a banquet. 622-2773.


• Aloha Festivals seeks volunteers for annual float building Aug. 1 to Sept. 14, Pier 32, Nimitz Highway; call 589-1771.