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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Sunday, July 21, 2002

Community Calendar

Advertiser Staff


• 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, at the end of Luluku Road in Kane'ohe. 233-7323.


• AARP driver safety classes for drivers age 55 and older, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Wai'anae Methodist Church; noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday and July 30, Kaiser Honolulu Clinic; $10 fee. 432-2260.

• QIGONG HEALING SEMINAR Master Jizhou Yang, 1-2:30 p.m., Queen's Medical Center, Harkness Building, Board Room, second floor; $10 fee, 10 percent discount for EWQI and Healing Heart members; call to register. 941-9707.


• KALIHI-PALAMA ACTION PLAN public community meeting No. 1, 6-9 p.m., Damien High School cafeteria, 1401 Houghtailing St.; to update the plan and receive feedback on other projects that will enhance Kalihi. 536-6999 ext. 103.


• SENIOR PRESENTATIONS: representative from the Office of Aging, SAGE Plus Program, 10-11 a.m., Central Union Church Senior Center, women's building, Punahou and South Beretania Streets, Makiki; free, public invited, free parking; come early for stretching exercises, bring lunch, stay for board games until 2 p.m. 941-0957.

• "JAPAN'S SECURITY CHOICES: A NARRATIVE OF CHANGE OR CONTINUITY?" lecture by Dr. Sheila Smith, fellow at the East West Center, 11:30 a.m., Radisson Waikiki Prince Kuhio Hotel, 2500 Kuhio Ave.; $25 includes lunch, members $20. 524-4450.

• ROTARY CLUB OF HONOLULU lunch meeting featuring speaker, Clint Arnoldus, new CEO of Central Pacific Bank, noon to 1 p.m., Royal Hawaiian Hotel, Monarch Room, 2259 Kalakaua Ave. 922-5526.

• "GROWING BETTER, NOT JUST OLDER," talk by Suzy Allegra, 7-9 p.m., Unity church of Hawaii, 3608 Diamond Head Circle, Waikiki-Kapahulu; $10 donation; call for reservations. 735-4436

• COLLEGE PLANNING STRATEGIES, free educational seminar, 7-8 p.m., Pearl Country Club, 98-535 Kaonohi St., Pearl City; light refreshments to be served; sponsored by Edward Jones Representatives. 947-2255.


• FINANCIAL ASSISTANDE AND SUPPORT SERVICE PROVIDER WORKHSOP 9-11:30 a.m. and 2-4:30 p.m., Kapi'olani Community College, Ohi'a Building Room 118, 4303 Diamond Head Road; free; sponsored by Hawaii Water Environment Association, Small Business Administration and Hawaii Small Business Development Center Network. 541-2969.

• "I TANO-TA I LINALA-TA," (Our Land Is Our Life), update on the status of Chammorro land return in Guam, 5:30 p.m. potluck and cultural entertainment, 6:30 p.m. program, Harris United Methodist Church, 20 S. Vineyard Blvd., Nu'uanu; free. 536-9602.


• "BUILDING A FAMILY THROUGH ADOPTION," a panel of adoption experts to explain the state and international adoption processes 6:30-8:30 p.m., Kapi'olani Medical Center for Women and Children, conference room A, second floor, 1319 Punahou St.; free, informal talk session to follow, validated parking. 528-8559.


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


• OPEN HOUSE at purple yoga center, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., University Square, 2615 S. King St., third floor.

• BREATH CONTROL class 5:30-6:30 p.m., Magic Island; free. 292-8168.


• 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.


• SENIOR MENTORING PROGRAM meeting for prospective volunteers 9-11:30 a.m. Aug. 14, Wai'alae School, Harding Avenue between 19th and 20th Avenues.

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

• THE FRIENDSHIP FORCE OF HONOLULU seeks volunteers to participate in its international cultural exchange program; call Robbie Gee. 255-4558.

• THE RETIRED & SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM seeks volunteers age 55 and over interested in aiding in the academic and social growth of young children; training provided. 536-6543.

• THE SENIOR KUPUNA IN THE PRESCHOOL PROGRAM seeks senior volunteers for ongoing programs in Hawai'i preschools in Honolulu area, Waikiki, Kailua and Wai'alae/Kahala; call Jeff Wagner. 247-7962.

• GOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF HAWAII has long-term volunteer opportunities at their retail stores in Pearl City, Kaimuki, Kailua and Beretania Street; positions for general retail store support, store greeters and dressing room attendants. 836-0313 ext. 246.