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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Sunday, April 18, 2010

Community calendar

Advertiser Staff


WAIKīKī Neighborhood Board, 7 p.m., Waikīkī Community Center.


"SYNTHETIC SEA STORY," a documentary on how plastic debris is affecting the marine environment, 6-7 p.m., Hōkūloa Church, Kamuela, Big Island. Q&A to follow the film. 756-2080.

PĀLOLO Neighborhood Board, 7 p.m., Pālolo Elementary School cafeteria.

KALIHI VALLEY Neighborhood Board, 7 p.m., Akira Sakima Recreational Center.

KALAHU'U Neighborhood Board, 7 p.m., KEY Project.


WAI'ALAE-KĀHALA Neighborhood Board, 7 p.m., Wesley United Methodist Church.

KĀNE'OHE Neighborhood Board, 7 p.m., Windward Community College, Hale 'Akoakoa 103-105.

MAKIKI/LOWER PUNCHBOWL/TANTALUS Neighborhood Board, 7 p.m., Makiki District Park arts and crafts building.


WOMEN IN AVIATION CONFERENCE, a weekend of seminars, talks, a trade show and films about women's contributions to aviation, April 16, 17 and 18 at Pacific Aviation Museum, Pearl Harbor. Information: 441-1008, www.PacificAviationMuseum.org.


VOLUNTEERS NEEDED to help clean up graffiti in Mō'ili'ili and McCully, 8 a.m. to noon. Meet to receive supplies at Kūhiō Elementary School, across from the Hawaiian Humane Society. Call Marilyn by April 15 at 944-4656 or e-mail marinhi@aol.com.

FUNDRAISING CRAFT FAIR to benefit student programs at Aliamanu Elementary School, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Food, games, crafts, rummage sale, mini golf.

SOLAR OPEN HOUSES: April 17, 11 a.m. -4 p.m. in Kaimukī, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in Kapahulu and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. in Waipahu. April 18, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. in Kaimukī, 12-5 p.m. in Kapahulu. Learn about the benefits of solar devices and how they are installed. For locations, call RevoluSun at 748-8888 or visit www.RevoluSun.com.


FAMILY CAREGIVER TRAINING SERIES, sponsored by Kapi'olani Community College: Home Care Assistant, 5 to 9:30 p.m. May 4, 6, 11, 13 and 18 or 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 8 and 15, at Kopiko 240, $200. Registration: 734-9211. Information: 734-9108, www.kupunaeducation.com.

ARCHITECTURE LECTURE, professor Francis Ching will talk about the continuing relevance of freehand drawing for designers and architects, as opposed to digital drawing, 6 p.m. April 21, at UH-Mānoa School of Architecture auditorium. Free. Parking, $5. 956-0488.

90TH ANNIVERSARY LUAU for Honolulu Community College, April 22 at Dole Cannery Ballroom: 5 p.m. registration, 5:30 p.m. cocktails and silent auction, 6 p.m. dinner and program; $50. Outstanding alumni to be honored. Aloha attire. www.honolulu.hawaii.edu/90th, 843-7788.

ISLAND PACIFIC ACADEMY FUNDRAISER, with a Mardi Gras theme, 6 to 11 p.m. April 24, Ihilani Resort; New Orleans-themed buffet, Big Easy entertainment, casino-style games, live and silent auctions; $100, or sponsored tables of 10. RSVP by April 16: 674-3523, ext. 520, or BAxelrod@IslandPacificAcademy.com.

GROW HAWAIIAN FESTIVAL, find out about climate change, clean energy and conservation and learn the traditional uses of native plants, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 24 at Bishop Museum; kama'āina and military free; sponsored by Hawaiian Electric Co..

BUILDING YOUR HOME FOR LIFE, free seminar on what you need to know before having a new house built, 9-11 a.m. April 24 at Honolulu Country Club; sponsored by Graham Builders. Reservations: 593-2808 or www.grahambuilders.com.

MARYKNOLL SCHOOL KEKUMANO AWARD & SCHOLARSHIP DINNER, 5 p.m. April 25, Hilton Hawaiian Village's Coral Ballroom, gala dinner and live and silent auctions; $150, or sponsored tables of 10. Proceeds the Kekumano Scholarship Fund and school community center. 952-7310.

SOLAR ENERGY EDUCATION SEMINAR, how solar works, who makes panels, which system suits who, tax incentives and solar investment opportunities, 6:30-8:30 p.m. April 27 at Waimea Valley, Pikake Pavilion; free; sponsored by RevoluSun. Reservations: 748-8888 or www.RevoluSun.com.

EXCELLENCE IN FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AWARDS LUNCHEON, honoring federal employees from across the Pacific, 11 a.m. April 29 at the Sheraton Waikīkī; a 9 a.m. expo for federal agencies and 11 a.m. training sessions precede the luncheon. To buy $38 seats visit Honolulu-Pacific.feb.gov or e-mail awards@hpfeb.org.

FUNDRAISING LŪ'AU to benefit Ho'ala School, 5-9 p.m. May 1, 1067-A California Ave. in Wahiawā; catered Hawaiian food, professional and student entertainment, a silent auction for adults and keiki, door prizes, pony rides, bouncers, a dunking booth and sale of the school's popular shortbread cookies; $15 (ages under 12 or 65 and over, $10). Tickets: 621-1898 or www.hoala.org.

WAIALUA ROBOTICS TEAM FUNDRAISING LUAU, 5:30-8:30 p.m. May 13, Dole Plantation; Hawaiian food, a silent auction, entertainment, including an appearance by Ten Feet, and a robotics technology demonstration; $40, buy tickets from team members or call the school at 637-8274.