Meeting to cover Pearl City, ‘Aiea transit development
The city will hold a workshop on the 'Aiea-Pearl City Neighborhood Transit-Oriented Development Plan at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Pearl Ridge Elementary School cafeteria, 98-940 Moanalua Road. The plan does not cover the construction of the transit line or stations, but instead discusses the development of the places and spaces surrounding the stations, including housing, retail, office and commercial areas.
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NONPROFIT GROUP HAWAIIAN HOPE OPENS INTERNET CAFE
Hawaiian Hope has opened an Internet cafe at 611 N. King St., with daily hours from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. The cafe has 10 computers and an 11-foot-wide screen for projecting images during training classes, presentations and video conferencing. Hawaiian Hope is a nonprofit group providing computer access to the homeless and charges $1 per hour for computer use. For more information, e-mail email@example.com.
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SWIM ACROSS ‘AU‘AU CHANNEL A BENEFIT FOR HELPING HANDS
The Hawaiian Island Channel Swimmers will swim nine miles across the 'Au'au Channel between Lāna'i and Maui April 30 as a fundraiser for Helping Hands Hawai'i. All proceeds will support "Ready to Learn," which distributes a backpack filled with essential school supplies to students who would otherwise go to school empty-handed. To donate, send a check to Helping Hands Hawai'i, Memo: Hawaiian Island Channel Swimmers, 2100 N. Nimitz Hwy., Honolulu, HI 96819.
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CHAMINADE UNIVERSITY HOLDING ALL-CLASS REUNION
Chaminade University is gearing up for its annual all-class alumni reunion, with events from April 29 to May 2. Events include a fun run, business networking, a lū'au and a special Mass. For more information, go to www.chaminade.edu/alumni or contact Be-Jay Kodama, alumni relations director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 739-8526.
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JAPANESE CULTURAL CENTER PUTS CELEBRATIONS ON DISPLAY
On display now at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai'i is "Celebrate!: The Evolution of Japanese Celebration in Hawai'i." The exhibition, which runs through June 18, takes a look at the ways the Japanese community in Hawai'i celebrates occasions, from its earliest days to the present. For more information, call 945-7633, e-mail email@example.com or visit the website at www.jcch.com.
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COMMUNITY COLLEGE TO HOST EVENT IN HONOR OF EARTH DAY
Kaua'i Community College will celebrate Earth Day 2010 on Thursday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. More than 20 organizations working toward sustainability for the island will set up exhibits and demonstrations on the Campus Center lawn. For more information, call Carol Bain at 808-246-2111 or Bob Conti 808-635-6585, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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