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: http://hawaiihumpbackwhale.noaa.gov/. Testimony: fax 397-2650, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
PEARL CITY Neighborhood Board MEETING, 6:30 p.m. at Waiau District Park.
HAWAI'I KAI Neighborhood Board MEETING, 7 p.m. at Haha'ione 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 Kalākaua Avenue. Free.
MAKAKILO/KAPOLEI/HONO- KAI HALE Neighborhood Board MEETING, 7 p.m. at Kapolei High School cafeteria.
MILILANI/WAIPI'O/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. 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, cooking, 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.
KŪPUNA 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, 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. Register: email@example.com or 510-452-8442 (Nathan Hale Sargent).
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.