KOMO MAI, a chapter of Business Network International, specializing in business referrals, 9 to 10:30 a.m., Sizzler Restaurant, Dillingham Plaza; breakfast $10. 753-3540 or www.KomoMaiBNI.com.
HOW TO GET ANY BUSINESS WEB SITE TO THE TOP OF GOOGLE, workshop presented by online marketing expert Nate Burgoyne, 5 to 7:30 p.m., Hawaii Women's Business Center; learn to do your own keyword research and search engine optimization; $30. Registration: www.hwbc.org.
SMART BUSINESS HAWAII talk story event, 6 to 8 p.m., Sam Choy's Breakfast Lunch & Crab, featuring Prof. Randy Roth on "What's Wrong? How to Fix Hawai'i's Government School System"; $20 includes heavy pūpū, no host bar and free valet parking. Registration: www.smallbusinesshawaii.com/.
INJURED WORKER BREAKFAST CLUB, 8 to 9 a.m., IHOP Pearl City conference room; Bruce Berger, vocational rehabilitation counselor and licensed mental health counselor will be there. Reservations: 277-9919.
HONOLULU BUSINESS NETWORK, East Oahu Chapter, noon to 1:30 p.m., Oahu Club. 284-1780 (Michael Mazzella).
DESIGNING EFFECTIVE POWER POINT PRESENTATIONS, a workshop presented by Richard Ma of Presentation Resources, 5:30 to 8 p.m., Hawaii Women's Business Center, Suite A; $30; pay in advance at www.hwbc.org.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY SEMINAR, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Hawai'i Small Business Development Center, 1833 Kalākaua Ave, Suite 400; George Darby, patent attorney, to explain copyright licensing, the digital download business model, music royalties and merchandising; all sessions $60, sessions I and II $40, Session III $30. www.hawaii-sbdc.org or 945-1430.
WHEN THE GOING GETS TOUGH, Hawaii Society of Business Professionals luncheon program, 11:30 a.m., Hawai'i Prince Hotel, Waikīkī, Mauna Kea Ballroom; featured speaker, Dr. David Heenan, on moving forward when problems seem insurmountable; autograph session of his latest book, "Bright Triumphs From Dark Hours"; members $32, others $38; register by March 15 at www.HSBP.biz.
THE BREAKFAST CLUB weekly camaraderie and business lead exchange for business people, 7:30 a.m., Sizzler Pearlridge. Ottocleveland@juno.com or 456-6886 (Otto).
ASSOCIATION OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PROFESSIONALS monthly luncheon, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Plaza Club, Cornet Room, 20th floor; Jim Takatsuka, Microsoft area manager, will talk about Microsoft's latest, including Office 2010, and Internet Explorer's Joe Burke and Anthony Clendenen will explain the virtues of PC Power management; members $20, nonmembers $30, walk-ins and late registrants $35. RSVP by March 15: https://events.aitphawaii.org.
HGTV's "BANG FOR YOUR BUCK" to feature RE/MAX Honolulu Realtor Yuki Takenaka, 4:30 p.m. on Oceanic, digital 323 and high definition 1323.