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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Thursday, April 22, 2010

Community calendar

Advertiser Staff


HONOLULU COMMUNITY COLLEGE 90TH ANNIVERSARY lū'au at Dole Cannery Ballroom: 5 p.m. registration, 5:30 p.m. cocktails and silent auction, 6 p.m. dinner and program. Outstanding alumni to be honored. $50. Aloha attire. www.honolulu.hawaii.edu/90th, 843-7788.

WAIPAHU Neighborhood Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Filipino Community Center.


DAZZLE FUNDRAISER for Central Union Church Preschool and Kindergarten, 6 to 9 p.m. at Sheraton Waikiki hotel. Featured will be culinary specialties from top local chefs and fine wines. For more information, call 440-3005 (Lorraine Leslie).


WAI'ANAE ADVENTURE CHALLENGE. JROTC cadets from high schools throughout the state to compete in a variety of athletic events, 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Sunday at Herbert K. Pililaau Army Recreation Center, Our Lady of Kea'au and Albert Silva Ranch, Wai'anae. Free. 697-7012 or clac519@yahoo.com.

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

ASIA-PACIFIC FORUM LECTURE, on the global recovery challenge and its implications for Japan and East Asia, 9 a.m. to noon at UH-Mānoa, Campus Center Room 220. Free. Registration: 942-8553 or cape@cape.edu.

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. at Bishop Museum. Kama'āina and military free. Sponsored by Hawaiian Electric Co.


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 or www.kupunaeducation.com.

MARYKNOLL SCHOOL KEKUMANO AWARD & SCHOLARSHIP DINNER, 5 p.m. Sunday at Hilton Hawaiian Village Coral Ballroom. Gala dinner and live and silent auctions. Proceeds to support Kekumano Scholarship Fund and school community center. $150 per person or sponsored tables of 10. 952-7310.

A JOURNALIST'S GUIDE TO REINVENTION, panel discussion sponsored by AAJA on how journalists can transfer their range of skills to other professions, 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at The Honolulu Advertiser, first-floor conference room. All newsrooms welcome. Free. Contact: gpark@starbulletin.com (Gene Park).

SOLAR ENERGY EDUCATION SEMINAR, how solar works, who makes panels, which system suits who, tax incentives and solar investment opportunities, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at Waimea Valley, Pīkake Pavilion. Free. Sponsored by RevoluSun. Reservations: 748-8888 or www.RevoluSun.com.