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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Thursday, May 27, 2010

Community calendar

Advertiser Staff


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 Hawai'i's meth problem and about community action programs 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. Call 748-8888 or go online to www.RevoluSun.com.


"HISTORIC BITES: GIFTS OF THE ALI'I,"lecture by Bob Sigall, director of Small Business Hawai'i and marketing teacher, noon 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. at Nu'uanu YMCA, third floor boardroom; free. Register: sfevents@peacecorps.gov or 510-452-8442 (Nathan Hale Sargent).


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.kupuna education.com, 734-9211, or visit KCC Continuing Ed Office Ilima 101.

JAPANESE SUMMER SCHOOL by Meeto World dual language educators, 8 to 11 a.m. Mondays-Fridays, June 1-30, at Kāhala 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 emcee; $250 per person, table rates available. 836-3600, ext. 244, (Tiffany), events@hawaiifood bank.org or www.hawaiifood bank.org.

TEEN SUMMER ANIMAL CARE VOLUNTEERS, needed by Hawaiian Humane Society. Training for ages 14 to 18; June 8, 9 and 10; or June 23, 24 and 25; 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 Waikīkī Hotel. Proceeds benefit the preservation program. $250. www.ussmissouri.com.