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.
AFGHANISTAN: HISTORY AND SOCIETY, lecture on the U.S. "AfPak" strategy and its impact on the AfPak Pashtuns, presented by the Center for Asia-Pacific Exchange, 9 a.m. to noon at University of Hawai'i-Mānoa, Campus Center room 220. Free. Advance registration: 942-8553 or email@example.com.
BOOK SALE, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Bill's Bookmobile, 690 Pohukaina St., Kaka'ako; featuring travel, foreign language, religion, cook and children's books, as well as paperbacks for 50 cents and $5 bags of romance novels and videotapes; funds benefit Hawai'i's library system. 536-4174.
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.
MOTHER'S DAY AIR PLANT SURPRISE workshop, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 1 at Hālawa Xeriscape Garden. Tools provided; bring your own embellishments and lunch. $15. Registration: 748-5363 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
LEI DAY FUNDRAISER presented by Kumu Hula Leimomi Ho and the students of Keali'ika'au-punihonua Ke'ena A'o Hula, 3 to 8 p.m. at Ala Moana Hotel, Rumours Nightclub. Live entertainment. Tickets in advance $15, at the door $20. Ages 21 and over only. Proceeds benefit the halau. 734-0711.
FUNDRAISING lū'au to benefit Ho'āla School, 5 to 9 p.m. at 1067-A California Ave. in Wahiawā. Featured will be catered Hawaiian food, professional and student entertainment, a silent auction for adults and keiki, door prizes, pony rides, bouncers, a dunking booth and a sale of the school's popular shortbread cookies. Adults $15, keiki under 12 and seniors age 65 and over $10. Tickets: 621-1898 or www.hoala.org.
60-MINUTE HAWAIIAN, short course on how to cope with the Hawaiian language, 6 p.m. May 4 at Liliha Public Library. Free. 587-7577.