STUDENT HEALTH FAIR 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at University of Hawaii campus center; focus on disease prevention and wellness; free services and more.
WAHIAWA Neighborhood Board meeting 7 p.m. at Wahiawa Recreation Center, Halekoa Building.
BOTTOMFISH RULE CHANGES public hearings by the Department of Land and Natural Resources, 6 p.m. at Kealakehe High School, Kona and Stevenson Middle School, O'ahu; March 18 at Lāna'i High and Elementary School; March 19 at Ben Parker Elementary in Kāne'ohe; March 22 at Maui Waena Elementary, Kahului and 'Aupuni Conference Room, Hilo; March 23 at Mitchell Pau'ole Center, Kaunakakai and Wilcox Elementary School, Līhu'e. Information: www.state.hi.us/dlnr/dar.
MILILANI MAUKA/LAUNANI VALLEY Neighborhood Board meeting 7 p.m. at Mililani Mauka Elementary School.
NANAKULI-MAILI Neighborhood Board meeting 7 p.m. at Nanaikapono Elementary School.
NUUANU/PUNCHBOWL Neighborhood Board meeting 7:15 p.m. March 16 at Pauoa Elementary School cafeteria.
ST. PATRICKS FUNDRAISER, partial proceeds from corned beef and cabbage sales to Hawai'i Children's Cancer Foundation 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. inside Murphy's Bar and Grill and after 6 p.m. at the grand block party, also the entire month of March at Murphy's. www.MurphysHawaii.com.
REAL IRISH MUSIC CONCERT 7:30 and 9 p.m. at The ARTS at Marks Garage; Celtic Waves band to help folks celebrate St. Patrick's Day with traditional folk music played on authentic Celtic instruments; tickets $12 in advance at 1-800-838-3006 or www.brownpapertickets.com.
HALEAKALA NATIONAL PARK PUBLIC MEETINGS to gather public comment on proposed commercial services plan alternatives: 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. March 17 at Pukalani Tavares Community Center and 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. March 18 at Hana Cafeteria, by the ball field. Information: 808-572-4445.
KAIMUKI NEIGHBORHOOD BOARD MEETING 7:15 P.M. AT LILIUOKALANI ELEMENTARY SCHOOL.
KALIHI-PALAMA Neighborhood Board meeting 7 p.m. at Kapalama School cafeteria.
HAWAII METH PROJECT neighborhood community action meeting 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Waimanalo Health Center, Goebert Training Center; get informed and get involved. www.hawaiimethproject.org or 529-6254.
WAIALAE-KAHALA NEIGHBORHOOD BOARD MEETING 7 P.M. AT WESLEY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH.
KANEOHE Neighborhood Board meeting 7 p.m. at Windward Community College, Hale Akoakoa 103-105.
MAKIKI/LOWER PUNCHBOWL/TANTALUS Neighborhood Board meeting 7 p.m. at Makiki District Park, arts & crafts building.
OLD TIMER'S BOXING CLUB luncheon/meeting 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Oahu Veterans Club, 1298 Kukila St.; $10; talk story about Hawai'i amateur/professional boxing. Information: 677-4501 (Bobby).
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; silent auction and door prizes; minimum $25 donation; send checks payable to KHS Foundation to 2705 Kaimukī Ave., Honolulu, HI 96816. Information: 225-2653, www.kaimukihsfoundation.com.
MOONLIGHT AND MEMORIES GALA to benefit the Alzheimer's Association, Aloha Chapter 5:30 p.m. at the Hawaii Prince Hotel, Waikīkī; featured will be a mystery martini bar, sumptuous dinner, live music, silent auction and a performance by the Murder Mystery Players; $150 fee or sponsor tables of 10. Registration; 591-2771 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
MASTER GARDENERS will advise on water saving plant care 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Halawa Xeriscape Garden, Halawa Valley Central Park industrial area; bring fresh seperately bagged plant samples for consults; free. www.boardofwatersupply.com.
SOLAR OPEN HOUSES: observe the installation of solar water heating systems at residences in Mānoa, 'Ewa Beach, Hawai'i Kai and Kailua; also on Sunday in Mānoa, Punchbowl and Hawai'i Kai; sponsored by RevoluSun; call for reservations, times and addresses: 748-8888.
"TAPPED," a documentary that examines the commercialization of a resource that the film claims should never become a commodity, our drinking water, 5 p.m. March 21 at University of Hawai'i at Mānoa, Spalding Auditorium; Q&A with Stuart Coleman of the Surfrider Foundation to follow; Kokua Hawai'i Foundation Members and UHM students $3, others $5. 223-0130.
PARENTING SKILLS WORKSHOP: "Understand Temperament - A Key to Building a Strong Parent-Child Relationship" by Hawai'i's Super Nanny, Kathy Bentley, 9 to 10:30 a.m. March 21 at Harris United Methodist Church; free. RSVP: 536-9602.
GUN SHOW presented by the Hawaii Historic Arms Association 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 21 at Neal Blaisdell Center exhibition hall; antique and modern firearms, custom knives, military collectibles, historic, hunting and shooting sports exhibits; $6. 591-211, 942-8664.
MAUI PINEAPPLE COMPANY theater-style inventory auction 10 a.m. March 23 at Maui Beach Hotel; among items: cooling towers, compressors, backhoe, crawler loaders, Kenworth trucks, passenger buses, golf carts, forklifts, flatbed trailers, machine with welding shop and much more; all welcome; complete list at http://www.greatamerican.com or call Joe Tiepel at 538-1961.
IDENTITY THEFT SEMINAR 10 a.m. March 23 at Ala Moana Pacific Center, 1585 Kapi'olani Blvd., 17th floor seminar room; Ameriprise financial advisor, Shirley Ikehara to share precautions for people to take to protect themselves from identity theft; Honolulu Police Department guest speakers will be on hand; free. 792-7409.
FOOD DRIVE for Hawaii Food Bank 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 24 at Tamarind Park downtown; canned foods most needed: meats, meals, soups, vegetables and fruits. www.hawaiifoodbankorg.com.
FOODS THAT LOWER BLOOD SUGAR, talk presented by Kaiser Permanente 10 a.m. March 24 at the Waipio Clinic in Waipahu and 10;30 a.m. March 25 at Kahala Nui Senior Living - Diamond Head Room; free. kp.org.
BOOK SALE 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 27 at Kaimuki Public Library lower parking lot; large assortment $1 each; proceeds benefit the library. 733-8422.
GARDEN ISLAND ORCHID SHOW - "Spring Fantasy" by the Garden Island Orchid Society 1 to 7 p.m. March 26 and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 27 at Hanapēpē United Church of Christ; orchid plants, orchid crafts and food for sale; free. www.Hanapepe.org.
FAMILY CAREGIVER TRAINING SERIES sponsored by Kapiolani Community College: Personal Care and Transfer Techniques 9 to 11 a.m. April 17, 24 and May 1 at Kopiko 242, $15; Personal Care Assistant 5 to 9:30 p.m. April 6,8,13 and 15 or 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 10 and 17, 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; Home Care Assistant 5 to 9:30 p.m. May 4, 6, 11, 13 and 18 or 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 8 and 15, at Kopiko 240, $200. Registration: 734-9211. Information: 734-9108 or www.kupunaeducation.com.
PAWS ON THE PATH, Hawaiian Humane Society sponsored hike for dog owners and their leashed pets 8:30 a.m. March 27 on Maunawili Gulch Trail; free. 946-2187.
LEILEHUA HIGH BLOOD DRIVE sponsored by the Health Academy class 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. April 1 in front of the school library; donors must be at least 17 years of age, in good health and 110 pounds or more; to make an appointment call: 845-9966.
HULA'S EASTER FUNDRAISING BUFFET to benefit the FoodBasket, which provides nourishing food to those with HIV/AIDS, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 4 at Hula's Bar & Lei Stand, second floor, Waikiki Grand Hotel; $15 in advance, $20 day of event; available from Hula's bartenders or online at www.thefoodbasket.org. 375-8440.
WOMEN IN AVIATION CONFERENCE, a weekend of seminars, talks, a trade show and films about women's contributions to aviation, April 16, 17 and 18 at Pacific Aviation Museum, Pearl Harbor. Information: 441-1008 or www.PacificAviationMuseum.org.
LAND PACIFIC ACADEMY FUNDRAISER with a Mardi Gras theme 6 to 11 p.m. April 24 at JW Marriott Ihilani Resort and Spa; New Orleans-themed buffet, Big Easy entertainment, casino-style games, live and silent auctions; $100 or sponsored tables of ten. RSVP by April 16: 674-3523 ext. 520 or BAxelrod@IslandPacificAcademy.com.
90TH ANNIVERSARY LUAU by Honolulu Community College April 22 at Dole Cannery Ballroom: 5 p.m. registration, 5:30 p.m. cocktails and silent auction, 6 p.m. dinner and program; outstanding alumni to be honored; $50; aloha attire. www.honolulu.hawaii.edu/90th, 843-7788.