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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Monday, May 24, 2010

Community calendar

Advertiser Staff


Free computer classes for seniors: 9 a.m., 12 p.m. or 2:30 p.m. at Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Computer Center, Carole Kai Charities, Inc. office, 418 Kuwili St., Suite 102. One time only classes. Offered also in June, July and August. Reservations/Information: 306-1876 or RMansho@schn.com.


PUBLIC MEETING of the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 25 and 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 26 at 6600 Kalaniana'ole Highway, Suite 301. Agenda: www.hawaiihumpbackwhale.noaa.gov/. Testimony: fax, 397-2650, e-mail, joseph.paulin@noaa.gov.

PEARL CITY Neighborhood Board MEETING 6:30 p.m. at Waiau District Park.

HAWAII KAI Neighborhood Board MEETING 7 p.m. at Hahaione Elementary School cafeteria.

ALA MOANA, KAKA'AKO Neighborhood Board MEETING 7 p.m. at Makiki Christian Church.

NORTH SHORE Neighborhood Board MEETING 7 p.m. at Hale'iwa Ali'i Beach Park, John Kalili Surf Center.


SAVING HAWAI'I'S MONK SEAL, lecture by Jeff Walters, Hawaiian Monk Seal Recovery coordinator with NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service, 6 p.m. at ING Cafe on Kalakaua Avenue. Free.

MAKAKILO/KAPOLEI/HONOKAI HALE Neighborhood Board MEETING 7 p.m. at Kapolei High School cafeteria.

MILILANI/WAIPIO/MELEMANU Neighborhood Board MEETING 7:30 p.m. at Mililani Recreation Center III.


HAU'ULA COMMUNITY METH MEETING presented by Hawaii Meth Project 6 to 7 p.m. 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.

WAIPAHU Neighborhood Board MEETING 7 p.m. at Waipahu Filcom Center.


COAST GUARD OPEN HOUSE: Explore a polar ice breaker ship and learn about Coast Guard missions 9 to 11 a.m. May 28 and 29 at Aloha Tower. Free. Information: 535-3230.


BILL'S BOOKMOBILE, Friends of the Libra ry of Hawaii year-round bookstore's monthly sale 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 690 Pohukaina St.,Kaka'ako. Specials: hobby, cook, gardening, health, travel and children's books. Also, paperback fiction and romance novels. 536-4174.

SOLAR OPEN HOUSES 10 a.m. May 29 at Wilhelmina Rise and June 6 at Mililani Mauka. View and learn about solar water heating systems. Watch installation. Free. Location: 748-8888 or www.RevoluSun.com.


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 at Kōpiko 240; Elder Pal, Personal Care Assistance and Home Care Assistance, $500. Free courses: Orientation to Shoulder Muscles, Bones and Joints 12 p.m. May 28; Your Doctor Wants You to Exercise,12 p.m. June 18; and Benefits and Challenges of Physical Activity while Dealing with Osteoarthritis; 12 p.m. June 29, all at Kōpiko 209. Registration: www.kupunaeducation.com, call 734-9211 or visit KCC Continuing Ed Office Ilima 101.

HISTORIC BITES: GIFTS OF THE ALI'I. Lecture by Bob Sigall, director of Small Business Hawai'i and marketing teacher, 12 p.m. June 1 at Chamberlain House Kitchen, Mission Houses Museum. Free. Bring lunch. 261-0705.

THE PEACE CORPS TODAY, meet 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 (Nathan Hale Sargent).

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

WALK FOR AUTISM June 12 at Ala Moana Park, Magic Island to support autism awareness, research and advocacy: 7 a.m. registration begins, 8:30 a.m. opening ceremony, 9 a.m. start. Registration: www.walknowforautismspeaks.org/hawaii.

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. Training for ages 14 to 18 June 8, 9 and 10 or 23, 24 and 25 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Society's Wai'alae Avenue site. Learn animal handling, shelter layout, customer service and create and share photo journals.Call Bonnie Osaki: 356-2206.

BATTLESHIP MISSOURI COMMEMORATION WEEK: Lessons of War & Peace History Conference Aug. 27-29. 65th Anniversary of the End of World War II, 8 to 9:30 a.m. Sept. 2. Both aboard Battleship Missouri Memorial, Pearl Harbor. Public invited. Free. Night of American Heroes celebration dinner 5 to 9 p.m. Sept. 3 at Sheraton Waikiki Hotel. Proceeds benefit the preservation program. $250. www.ussmissouri.com/.