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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Monday, February 15, 2010

Coming events

Advertiser Staff


HAWAII KAI TOASTMASTERS No. 4716, 7 p.m., JAIMS, 6660 Hawai'i Kai Drive, Division A, Area 4; everyone welcome. 395-3024, bkeala@hawaii.rr.com.

MILILANI TOASTMASTERS, 7:30-8:45 p.m. at Mililani Ike Elementary School cafeteria. 623-8208.


KOMO MAI, a chapter of Business Network International, specializing in business referrals, 9-10:30 a.m. at Sizzler Restaurant, Dillingham Plaza; breakfast $10. www.KomoMaiBNI.com, 753-3540.


HOW SOCIAL MEDIA CAN HELP YOUR BUSINESS, workshop by Web designer Nate Burgoyne, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Hawaii Women's Business Center, Suite A; learn how to use Facebook and Twitter to promote your business; $30. http://www.hwbc.org.

ECONOMIC CENSUS WORKSHOP at 1177 Alakea St.: Session I, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. (registration 8:30 a.m.); Session II, 1-4 p.m. (registration 12:30 p.m.); opportunity for individuals with some computer and census data knowledge to learn about the 2007 Economic Census and other business data; sponsored by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism; free; register for either morning or afternoon. 586-2486 (Naomi Akamine of DBEDT) or census@dbedt.hawaii.gov.

WINNERS CIRCLE TOASTMASTERS, 7:30-8:45 a.m., Unity Church, 3608 Diamond Head Circle. 833-7538.

INJURED WORKER BREAKFAST CLUB, 8-9 a.m. at IHOP Pearl City conference room; Bruce Berger, vocational rehabilitation counselor and licensed mental health counselor, will be there. Reservations: 277-9919.

BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL, Honolulu Metro Chapter meets weekly, 9:30-11 a.m., Blaisdell Center, Maui conference room. 372-0065 (Kathy Davenport).

HONOLULU BUSINESS NETWORK, East Oahu Chapter, meets 12-1:30 p.m., Oahu Club. 284-1780 (Michael Mazzella).


THE STATE OF HAWAII REAL ESTATE, 4 p.m. at Hawai'i Convention Center; speakers: economist Paul Brewbaker, real estate economist Michael Sklarz; Prudential Locations CEO Bill Chee and business reporter Howard Dicus; sponsored by Prudential Locations; free. Reservations: 377-4885.

INTRODUCTORY COMPUTERIZED BOOKKEEPING 101, seven-session series based on QuickBooks, 6-8 p.m. on consecutive Thursdays through April 1 at Hawaii Women's Business Center, Suite A; check in at 5:30 p.m.; series 102 starts after this one; $350 (or $525 for both). http://www.hwbc.org, 526-1001.

PREDICTIVELY DISCOVER NETWORK ISSUES that impact your business; presentation by Dean Beaver, vice president of sales for NetScout Systems, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Plaza Club, Suite 1850; free to qualified IT professionals, lunch included; register by Feb. 16 at www.regonline.com/builder/site/Default.aspx?eventid=810185.

HAWAII SOCIETY OF BUSINESS PROFESSIONALS luncheon meeting, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Hawai'i Prince Hotel, Mauna Kea Ballroom; chef Alan Wong and Dean Okamoto of Nalo Farms will talk about the "locovore" movement, which advocates eating fresh, locally grown food; $38, members $32; register by Feb. 15. www.HSBP.biz.

SMART BUSINESS HAWAII monthly sunrise networking breakfast, 7-8:30 a.m., Pineapple Room, Macy's Ala Moana; state budget director Georgina Kawamura will speak on the challenge of balancing the state budget when there's a $1.3 billion deficit; members $25, non-members and pay-at-the door $35. 396-1724 (Sarlyn) or www.smallbusinesshawaii.com.

PINEAPPLE COUNTRY TOASTMASTERS, Chapter #5387, 10th-anniversary event, 6:30-8 p.m. at Wahiawa Community Center; regular meetings are held the first and third Thursdays monthly at the center. 622-0169 (Don Glover), 754-4286 (Karen Spangler) or http://www.pineapple.freetoasthost.us.

ROTARY CLUB OF KAPOLEI meeting, 7:30 a.m. in Kapolei High School faculty lounge; speaker, Glenn Fujimoto, vice chairman of Central Pacific Bank and CEO of Central Pacific Home Loans. 722-1489.

THE BREAKFAST CLUB, weekly camaraderie and business lead exchange for business people, 7:30 a.m., Sizzler Pearlridge. breakfast@pacific-specifics.com, 456-6886 (Otto).

HONOLULU BUSINESS NETWORK, Windward Chapter meets weekly, 7:45 to 9 a.m., Koolau Golf Club. 779-7383 (Pete Castillejos).

CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TOASTMASTERS,12-1 p.m. at the Frank F. Fasi Municipal Building, 10th-floor conference room. cchar@citycountyhonolulutm.org.

PARADISE TOASTMASTERS, 5-6 p.m., Tripler Army Medical Center, Managed Care conference room. 487-8703.

LILIUOKALANI TOASTMASTERS, 12:05-1:05 p.m., Lili'uokalani Building, 1390 Miller St. (Downtown); guests welcome. 587-3811.


HONOLULU BUSINESS NETWORK, Ward Chapter, meets weekly, 12:15 to 1:30 p.m., Ryan's Grill. 521-2331, ext. 16 (Lianne Maeda).


SOCIETY FOR MARKETING PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, Hawai'i Chapter, lunch program, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Feb. 24, Plaza Club, Coronet Room, 20th floor; learn about contracting opportunities available with the federal and state government; network with military and government representatives; $45, SMPS members $30, AIA members $35; late registrants/pay-at-the-door $50; includes buffet lunch. www.smpshawaii.org.

WAHINE IN HAWAII BUSINESS NETWORK power lunch, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 25 at Laniakea YWCA, 1040 Richards St., Elizabeth Fuller Hall; program: "Twenty Leaders to Watch for the Next 20 Years"; discussing Hawai'i's future and taking questions will be Royal Hawaiian Hotel manager Kelly Hoen, Carlsmith Ball managing partner Terry Ann Motosue, and Hawai'i Science & Technology Council president and CEO Keiki-Pua Dancil; $50. www.ywcaoahu.org or 538-7061.

SOFT STUFF FOR HARD TIMES, leveraging strengths for bottom-line impact, a Leadership Academy training session, 8:30-11:30 a.m. Feb. 25 at Laniakea YWCA, 1040 Richards St., Room 307; $80. www.ywcaoahu.org or 538-7061.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY SEMINAR, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. March 18 at Hawai'i Small Business Development Center, 1833 Kalākaua Ave, Suite 400; patent attorney George Darby will explain copyright licensing, the digital download business model, music royalties and merchandising; $60 for all sessions, Sessions I and II $40, Session III $30. www.hawaii-sbdc.org or 945-1430.

Business meetings of general interest are listed in the Coming Events column on a space-available basis in Monday's business section. The full calendar of events is available online throughout the week. Submit notices at least two weeks in advance: Alan Yonan, Business Section, The Honolulu Advertiser, P.O. Box 3110, Honolulu, HI 96802; fax to 525-6763; or e-mail comingevents@honoluluadvertiser.com. For e-mailed releases, include information in the body of the message, not in an attachment. Releases may be edited for content and space, and may be distributed in print, electronic or other forms.