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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Thursday, May 20, 2010

Community calendar

Advertiser Staff


EXCHANGE CLUB OF DOWNTOWN HONOLULU luncheon meeting, noon at O'ahu Country Club. Chat Wright, president of Hawai'i Pacific University, will provide an update on the expansion of the Hawai'i Loa campus and other campus issues. $20 fee. Information: 225-2965 or edracers@aol.com.

CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP meets 7 to 9 p.m. at Community of Christ Church. Share ideas, concerns and frustrations. 625-3782 or thecaregiverfoundation@yahoo.com.

MAKIKI DOG PARK ADVOCATES seek support at the 7 p.m. Makiki Neighborhood Board meeting at Makiki District Park, Arts and Crafts Building. Information: 537-4202.

WAI'ALAE-KĀHALA Neighborhood Board MEETING, 7 p.m. at Wesley United Methodist Church.

KĀNE'OHE Neighborhood Board MEETING, 7 p.m. at Windward Community College, Hale Alakai.

MAKIKI/LOWER PUNCHBOWL/TANTALUS Neighborhood Board MEETING, 7 p.m. at Makiki District Park, arts and crafts building.


HAWAI'I MUSEUMS ANNUAL CONFERENCE, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Pearl Harbor. Lunch and optional sleepover on Battleship Missouri. Post-conference workshop on fundraising in a bad economy, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. May 22 at Bishop Museum. Information/Registration: www.hawaiimuseums.org/HMAinfo_annualconf.htm.

FUNDS FOR FIREWORKS, Hawai'i Kai Chamber of Commerce "Red, White and Blues" event to raise funds for July 4 community fireworks display, 6 to 9 p.m. at The Oahu Club. Food, fun, music and networking will be featured. Members $30, nonmembers $40. Tickets: www.hikaicoc.com.


HABILITAT LŪ'AU, AUCTION AND BENEFIT CONCERT, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Windward Community College. Entertainment by Ten Feet, Robi Kahakalau and Da Braddahs. Tickets: youth over 5 $15, adults $35, families $85, table of 10 people $275. Information: 235-3691.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED by Mālama Maunalua to help manage Maunalua Bay resources via the Makai Watch program . Fish identification and count, marine life survey and water quality check training, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 22 and 23 at Hawai'i Kai Public Library. 561-8961 or alika@malamamaunalua.org.

DEADLY IN PINK, fundraiser sponsored by Coalition for a Tobacco-free Hawaii, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai'i. Talk show-style panel of experts, brunch and silent auction. Tickets: adults $75, youths $45. Donation of auction items or registration: www.tobaccofreehawaii.org.


KUPUNA EDUCATION CLASSES at Kapi'olani Community College: Career Change and Life Transition for Boomers, 6 to 8 p.m. June 7, 14, 21 and 28 at Kōpiko 128, $50. Home Care Worker Training: Elder Stay at Home Series provides a certificate upon completion; June and July classes in Kōpiko 240 cover Elder Pal, Personal Care Assistance and Home Care Assistance, $500. Free courses: Orientation to Shoulder Muscles, Bones and Joints, noon May 28; Your Doctor Wants You to Exercise, 12 p.m. June 18; and Benefits and Challenges of Physical Activity while Dealing with Osteoarthritis, noon June 29, all at Kōpiko 209. Registration: www.kupunaeducation.com, call 734-9211 or visit KCC Continuing Ed Office Ilima 101.

JODO MISSION OF HAWAII FUNDRAISER featuring Kala Kokua turkey drumsticks 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 23 at 1429 Makiki St. Information: 949-3995.

HAU'ULA COMMUNITY METH MEETING presented by Hawaii Meth Project, 6 to 7 p.m. May 27 at Hau'ula Community Center. Learn about the scope and nature of the Hawai'i meth problem and about community action programs being undertaken to reduce meth use. 529-6254 or www.hawaiimethproject.org.

THE PEACE CORPS TODAY, meet the Peace Corps alumni, staff, local applicants and nominees as the corps approaches its 50th anniversary, 5:30 to 7 p.m., June 1 at Nu'uanu YMCA, third-floor boardroom; free. RSVP: sfevents@peacecorps.gov or 510-452-8442.

JAPANESE SUMMER SCHOOL by Meeto World dual language educators 8 to 11 a.m. Monday through Friday, June 1-30 at Kāhala Elementary School. Class limit 20 students. Reservations/Information; class@meetoworld.com or 721-1909.

HAWAII FOODBANK ANNUAL PATRIOTS CELEBRATION honoring Hawai'i's Vietnam War Purple Heart recipients 6 p.m. July 1 at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort & Spa, Coral Ballroom; Bob Jones to MC; $250 per person and table rates. Information: 836-3600 ext. 244 (Tiffany), events@hawaiifoodbank.org or www.hawaiifoodbank.org.

TEEN SUMMER ANIMAL CARE VOLUNTEERS needed by Hawaiian Humane Society. Call Bonnie Osaki: 356-2206.