MAUI YOUNG BUSINESS ROUNDTABLE general membership meeting, 6:30 p.m. at a member's Wailuku home; featured will be state Sen. Shan Tsutsui and state Rep. Kyle Yamashita talking about key legislation passed during this year's legislative session; members free, guests $10. Information/reservations: 808-357-6009.
SHAKACON 2008, security conference, June 9 to 13 at Dole Cannery Ballroom, 650 Iwilei Road; agenda: "Hack the Planet — Logical and Physical," June 9; conference June 10-11 featuring hacking and lock-picking competitions and 10 a.m. keynote by Gartner analyst Paul Proctor; Web-App security training June 12 and 13; targeted to security, IT audit and compliance professionals, students, ethical hackers and security enthusiasts. Information: 531-5647, email@example.com.
ENTERPRISE HONOLULU — DEVELOPING AND DIVERSIFYING THE HAWAIIAN ECONOMY, event hosted by the Association of Information Technology Professionals, June 12 at Ohana Honolulu Airport Hotel, 3401 N. Nimitz Highway; registration 11:30 a.m.; 12 p.m. buffet lunch; concludes 1 p.m.; free parking; members $15, nonmembers $25, late registration $30. RSVP by day's end June 9. Registration: 531-5647, firstname.lastname@example.org.
SECOND FRIDAY TECH DOWNLOAD, a monthly networking breakfast on "Healthcare IT: Opportunities for Hawai'i," hosted by The Hawaii Science and Technology Council, 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. June 13 at The Pacific Club; members $15, nonmembers $20; aloha or business attire with shoes, silence cell phones. RSVP: email@example.com or 536-4670.
DEVELOPING NEW MARKETS FROM CHINA AND KOREA, panel of experts to talk about the opening up of the China leisure travel market and its effect on Hawai'i, June 19 at Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki, Mauna Kea Ballroom: 11:30 a.m. sign in and networking, noon lunch and program, adjourn 1:30 p.m.; sponsored by Hawaii Society of Corporate Planners and Pacific & Asian Affairs Council; members $29, guests and nonmembers $35, table of 10 $300; no-host parking $4, valet parking $7; registration deadline June 13, add $5 after. Registration: www.HSCP.org. Information: 537-2356 (Roberta Cullen).
BUILDING YOUR DREAM HOME, educational seminar presented by Graham Builders, 6 to 8 p.m. June 25 at Honolulu Country Club; how to select a builder and what you need to know about residential design, setting a budget, estimating financing and scheduling; free; space is limited. Reservation: 593-2808 or www.grahambuilders.com.
LEGAL ASPECTS OF THE MUSIC BUSINESS, a seminar offered by Hawaii Small Business Development Center Network, 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. July 17 at Honolulu Design Center, Cupola Theatre, 1250 Kapi'olani Blvd.; covering music business contracts (artist management, recording, publishing, merchandising), IP rights in music (copyrights and publicity rights), and royalties (performing, mechanical, synchronization, copy and sales); $50. Registration: firstname.lastname@example.org or 945-1430.
Business events of general interest are listed in the Coming Events column throughout the week. Submit notices at least two weeks in advance to: Alan Yonan, Business Section, The Honolulu Advertiser, P.O. Box 3110, Honolulu, HI 96802; fax to 525-6763; or e-mail email@example.com. For e-mailed releases, place the information in the body of the message, not in an attachment.