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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Sunday, February 7, 2010

Community calendar

Advertiser Staff

SUNDAY

VIETNAMESE NEW YEAR FESTIVAL 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 7 at Kapiolani Park bandstand; ethnic dancing and food, keiki games and music; free; sponsored by Free Vietnam Organization.

MONDAY

ST. LOUIS HEIGHTS COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION monthly meeting 7 p.m. Feb. 8 at Hokulani Elementary School. 737-5654.

LILIHA/PUUNUI/ALEWA/KAMEHAMEHA HEIGHTS Neighborhood Board meeting 7 p.m. Feb. 8 at Maemae Elementary School.

AIEA Neighborhood Board meeting 7:30 p.m. Feb. 8 at Aiea Public Library.

WAIMANALO Neighborhood Board meeting 7:30 p.m. Feb. 8 at Hawai'i Army National Guard Training Center auditorium, Bellows Air Force Base.

TUESDAY

ANTI-HUMAN TRAFFICKING fundraiser 7 a.m. to closing Feb. 9 at all Big City Diners; 10 percent of meal proceeds to PASS (Pacific Alliance to Stop Slavery); present flyer available at www.trafficjamming.org; also, 6 to 9 p.m. PASS information session at Big City's Ward Avenue site.

WAIKIKI Neighborhood Board meeting 7 p.m. Feb. 9 at Waikiki Community Center.

WEDNESDAY

PALOLO Neighborhood Board meeting 7 p.m. Feb. 10 at Palolo Elementary School cafeteria.

KALIHI VALLEY Neighborhood Board meeting 7 p.m. Feb. 10 at Akira Sakima Recreational Facility.

KAHALU'U Neighborhood Board meeting 7 p.m. Feb. 10 at the KEY Project.

THURSDAY

NEWCOMERS CLUB OF HONOLULU is holding a free aloha coffee 10 to 11:30 a.m. Feb. 11; call 591-7600 for location; many other activities for members. http://www.newcomersclubofhonolulu.org.

Beers and Better Geriatric Medicine, talk on medications and therapies that can create adverse side effects in seniors, by Longs Drugs pharmacist, Thomas Lynch 11 a.m. Feb. 11 at Temple Emanu-El; luncheon to follow; Temple members $7.50, non-members $10; sponsored by Hawaii Jewish Seniors. Reservations: 595-7521.

DIAMONDHEAD/KAPAHULU/ST. LOUIS HEIGHTS Neighborhood Board meeting 7 p.m. Feb. 11 at Ala Wai Clubhouse, second floor.

ALIAMANU/SALT LAKE/FOSTER VILLAGE Neighborhood Board meeting 7 p.m. Feb. 11 at Aliamanu Middle School cafeteria.

EWA Neighborhood Board meeting 7 p.m. Feb. 11 at Ewa Beach Public Library.

KOOLAULOA Neighborhood Board meeting 7 p.m. Feb. 11 at Hauula Community Center.

FRIDAY

YOUTH SUMMIT ON RAIL TRANSIT 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 12 at Leeward Community College; high school and college students and faculty urged to attend; free, lunch provided. Registration: http://www.MovingUsForward.net/archives/512.

SATURDAY

PEARL CITY HIGH SCHOOL Project Graduation fundraiser 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 13 and 14 at Cutter Ford 'Aiea: car wash $5 (vans, trucks and SUVs a little more); KC waffle dogs and Jamba Juice $3.75; proceeds fund a safe graduation party for seniors.

ANNUAL BOOKSALE to benefit Ewa Beach Library 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the library; books, CDs, DVDs, VHS tapes and vinyl records; preview sale for sponsoring Friends of Ewa Beach Library members 2:30 to 4 p.m. Thursday and 10 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday. 689-1204.

HALEAKALA SERVICE PROJECT today through Feb. 15; physically fit volunteers needed to hike into the crater, stay free at Holua Cabin and work on native plant protection. Reservations: 808-276-6619 (Jessica) or www.fhnp.org.

COMMUNITY FISHERY WORKSHOPS sponsored by the Western Pacific Fishery Management Council: Feb. 13 at Ala Moana Hotel; Feb. 20 at Kauai Beach Resort, LÝhu'e; Feb. 27 at Naniloa Hotel, Hilo; exhibits and information of catch limits and shares, quota management, community development and marine spatial planning. Information: info.wpcouncil@noaa.gov or 522-8226.

FUNDRAISERS

MOONLIT NIGHT IN MOANALUA, sixth annual Moanalua High School PTSA Menehune Kina'ole Awards Dinner and silent auction Feb. 25 at Honolulu Country Club; 1972-73 faculty and staff to be honored; proceeds supplement school resources; tickets $75, 12 place table sponsorships available; silent auction items welcome. 561-5417 or www.mohs.k12.hi.us.

KAIMUKI HIGH SCHOOL FOUNDATION FUNDRAISER March 20 at Kaimuki High School: dinner 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria; entertainment 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the auditorium, featuring Legacy and 'Ike Pono; silent auction and door prizes; minimum $25 donation; send checks payable to KHS Foundation to 2705 KaimukÝ Ave., Honolulu, HI 96816. Information: 225-2653, www.kaimukihsfoundation.

VOLUNTEERS

HAWAII SENIOR MENTOR PROJECT needs volunteers to share time and expertise with high school seniors; needed are subject matter experts, technical consultants and members of judging panels. Register at www.HawaiiSeniorProject.org.

UPCOMING

Boating Skills and Seamanship class by the Coast Guard Auxiliary Feb. 18 to April 12, each Mon. and Thur. evening at Windward Community College; topics: handling your boat, navigation, equipment and safety; $45. Registration/Information: 254-7955.

WORM WORKSHOP 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Feb. 20 at Halawa Xeriscape Garden; learn how worm harvesting can help your plants and dispose of household waste; $30, members $20, companion $10, includes starter worm colony and owner's manual; garden mini tour 9:45 a.m; bring lunch; sponsored by Friends of Halawa Xeriscape Garden. Registration: 382-0432 or waikikiworm@hawaii.rr.com.

VIDEO SUBMISSION DEADLINE is March 1 for teen filmakers who are submitting public service announcements for the HMSA Teen Video Awards Contest. Information: 952-7989 or shannon_kinoshita@hmsa.com.

FAMILY CAREGIVER TRAINING SERIES sponsored by Kapiolani Community College: Personal Care and Transfer Techniques 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 25, March 4 and 11 at Kopiko 242, $15; Elder Pal 5 to 9:30 p.m. March 9, 11, 16 and 18 or 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 13 and 20 at Kopiko 240, $150; Dealing With Your Parents' Stuff 6 to 8 p.m. March 31, April 7, 14 and 21 at Kopiko 128, $50. Registration: 734-9211. Information: 734-9108 or www.kupunaeducation.com.

KAMAAINA KIDS DAY CAMPS featuring off-site adventures and on-site activities March 15 to 19; consult www.kamaainakids.com for complete information.

FAMILIES FOR R.E.A.L. is a free State Department of Education family support program; weekly 1.5 hour classes begin in March and continue for 10-12 weeks at Benjamin Parker Elementary School; included are parent-child activities, parent discussion groups and child play sessions; to register call 235-9189.