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. at The Honolulu Advertiser, first-floor conference room. All newsrooms welcome. Free. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org (Gene Park).
SOLAR ENERGY EDUCATION SEMINAR, how solar works, who makes panels, which system suits whom, tax incentives and solar investment opportunities, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Waimea Valley, Pīkake Pavilion. Free. Sponsored by RevoluSun. Reservations: 748-8888 or www.RevoluSun.com.
PEARL CITY Neighborhood Board meeting, 6:30 p.m. at Waiau District Park.
HAWAI'I KAI Neighborhood Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Haha'ione Elementary School.
ALA MOANA/KAKA'AKO Neighborhood Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Makiki Christian Church.
NORTH SHORE Neighborhood Board meeting, 7 p.m. at John Kalili Surf Center.
TEA DANCE, hosted by the Hawai'i Kai Retirement Community, 2 to 4 p.m. at 428 Kawaihae St.; light refreshments and music by P.J. Galarneau; the community is invited to join residents and their families; free. Reservations: 395-9599.
YELLOWSTONE OF THE SEA, another in the Natural Treasures of Hawai'i Lecture Series, 6 to 7:30 p.m. at ING Direct Cafe on Kalākaua Avenue; a Hawai'i Conservation Alliance expert will talk about Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument, the safe haven for seabirds, coral reefs, shipwrecks and cultural sites. Free.
Makakilo/Kapolei/Honokai Hale Neighborhood Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Kapolei High School cafeteria.
PUBLIC HEARING by the Department of Land and Natural Resources to receive testimony about portions of Kahikinui Forest Reserve no longer being part of Nakula Natural Area Reserve, 5:30 p.m. at Kula Community Center on Maui. http://hawaii.gov/dlnr/dofaw/nars/nakula.doc.
MILILANI/WAIPI'O/MELEMANU Neighborhood Board will recess during April.
MAY DAY CELEBRATION, royal court and student performances, 8:30 a.m. at Pū'ōhala Elementary School, Kāne'ohe. Many of the students are in the Hawaiian immersion program. Free. 233-5660.
EXCELLENCE IN FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AWARDS LUNCHEON, honoring federal employees from across the Pacific, 11 a.m. at the Sheraton Waikīkī Hotel. A 9 a.m. expo for federal agencies and training sessions precede the luncheon. $38. www.Honolulu-Pacific.feb.gov or e-mail email@example.com.
American Guild of Organists: Deadline to apply for Donald L. Conover Scholarship awards. Organ students can obtain an application for tuition aid at www.agohawaii.org. Auditions will be held in May.
HAWAII LITERACY ORIENTATION, learn how to become a reading tutor to adults, 10 a.m. to noon at 200 N. Vineyard Blvd. #320. Reservations: 537-6706.