Posted on: Monday, February 27, 2006
Ed Teixeira, state Civil Defense vice-director, will discuss "Preparing for the Worst: Disaster Readiness in Hawai'i — And Are We Any Different than New Orleans?" in a speech Wednesday to the local chapter of the INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BUSINESS COMMUNICATORS. The meeting is scheduled from 11 a.m. registration to 1 p.m. at The Plaza Club, Pioneer Plaza. Fee; non-members/students welcome. Information: Linda Howe, 525-6642.
Representatives of the various island chapters of the Hawai'i Visitors and Convention Bureau will "compare notes" on their specific islands' marketing strategies at a luncheon Thursday of the PACIFIC AREA TRAVEL ASSOCIATION, The luncheon will be at the Hawai'i Prince Hotel Waikiki, Mauna Kea Ballroom. Fee; non-members welcome. Reservations by today. Call: 621-2482.
An economic development specialist from the U.S. Small Business Administration will provide the latest information on opportunities offered by SBA programs and services for small-business owners and entrepreneurs today at the state's Business Action Center. The event, "SBA TALK STORY AT THE BUSINESS ACTION CENTER," is scheduled 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 1130 N. Nimitz Highway, Suite A-220. Information: 541-2983.
A free WEBSITE 101 SEMINAR for business owners will be offered by AlohaWebSites.com LLC 3-5 p.m. Wednesday at 345 Queen St., Suite 900. Limited space; fee for registrations after tomorrow, $25. Registration: 368-3876 or email@example.com.
A free "INCOME FOR RETIREMENT WORKSHOP" will be offered by Moanalua Community School, 6:30-8 p.m. this Thursday and next at Moanalua High School. Among topics to be discussed are various types of retirement assets, strategies to increase retirement income and decrease taxes. Call 837-8466.
Simple techniques that can increase business cash flow and profits will be the focus of a discussion, "Cash Flow: What Is It? How Does It Work?," 9 a.m.-noon Friday, sponsored by the Hawai'i Women's Business Center, 1041 Nu'uanu Ave., Suite A. Fee. Registration: 526-1001.
Business meetings of general interest are listed in the "Coming Events" column each Monday. Submit notices at least two weeks in advance: Business Events, Business Section, The Honolulu Advertiser, P.O. Box 3110, Honolulu, HI 96802; fax to 525-6763; or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. (For e-mailed releases, please include information in the body of the message, not in an attachment.)