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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, September 5, 2008

Community calendar


LESSONS OF LOVE FUNDRAISER for Jo Kapololu, former proprietor of Java Java Cafe and Lizard Loft, who is fighting cancer, 6 to 10 p.m. at Coffee Talk in Kaimuki; pupu by chef Wayne Hirabayashi, wine and beer, entertainment by Makana, Tempo Valley and a live DJ, silent auction (call 551-4876 to donate); tickets $60, at Coffee Talk or www.friendsofjokapololu.com; donations payable to Friends of Jo Kapololu at 604 Ninth Ave., Honolulu, HI 96816.

BLOOD DRIVE, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., University of Hawai'i-Manoa, Campus Center; must be 18 or older, in good health, weigh at least 110 pounds and present photo ID. 845-9966.

IMPACT AND AFTERMATH OF THE OLYMPICS ON CHINA, talks by four China-based journalists, noon (registration from 11:30 a.m.), East-West Center, Hawai'i Imin International Conference Center; $22, members $20. RSVP by Tuesday: 944-7111 or ewcinfo@eastwestcenter.org.

HAWAI'I STATE FOUNDATION ON CULTURE AND THE ARTS BIENNIUM GRANTS WORKSHOP, 10 a.m., State Building, Room C, Hilo, Big Island; free. 808-586-0302.


BUSINESS ATTIRE AND FOOTWEAR DRIVE in support of Goodwill Industries, at all American Savings Bank branches open on Saturdays; men's suits, aloha shirts and shoes, and women's suits, skirts and shoes are needed.

SCHOOL RECYCLING DRIVE, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Kailua High School parking lot. Donations of HI-5 redeemable cans, plastic bottles and glass bottles welcome to help fund KHS Project Graduation 2009.

TASTE OF KALIHI, annual celebration highlighting Kalihi's history and cultural diversity, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Colburn Street, between McNeil Street and Waiakamilo Road; local cuisine, entertainment, barbecue cookoff and the state's largest electric slide dance; free admission; proceeds from food sales benefit Kalihi-Palama Health Center.

SENIOR SAFETY session by police officer Derek Yee on how seniors can protect themselves from such common dangers as identity theft and traffic hazards, 10:30 a.m., 'Aina Haina Library meeting room; free. 377-2456.

BLOOD DRIVE, 6:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Town Center of Mililani, and 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Pearlridge Center; must be 18 or older and present photo ID. 845-9966.

FINANCIAL LITERACY WORKSHOP, for teachers of grades K-12, on money management, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Maui High School library; teachers free; lunch provided. Register: 536-6304 or www.hcee.org.

A PRIMER ON CONCON, a free seminar on the history and context of November's upcoming Constitutional Convention, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., state Capitol auditorium; free. RSVP: voters@lwvhawaii.com or 531-7448 .