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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Thursday, January 21, 2010

Community calendar

Advertiser Staff


EXCHANGE CLUB OF DOWNTOWN HONOLULU weekly luncheon; 12 to 1:30 p.m. at Oahu Country Club; speaker, Clyde Aikau, brother of the late North Shore big-wave surfer Eddie Aikau; $20. Reservations: 225-2965 or edracers@aol.com.

WAI'ALAE-KÄHALA Neighborhood Board meeting; 7 p.m. at Wesley United Methodist Church.

KÄNE'OHE Neighborhood Board meeting; 7 p.m. at Windward Community College, Hale Äkoakoa 103-105.

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


PLANNED PARENTHOOD FUNDRAISER: Congresswoman Mazie Hirono will be honored at the annual Planned Parenthood of Hawaii dinner; 5:30 to 9 p.m. at the Royal Hawaiian hotel Monarch Room; the event will also mark the retirement of CEO Barry Raff and the introduction of the new CEO; $150. Tickets: 589-1156, ext. 225 (Sheila O'Keefe).


KEIKI FILM ACTING WORKSHOP at the Film Actor's Studio, 827-A 17th Ave., Kaimukí: ages 6-9, 12 to 1:30 p.m., and ages 9-older, 2 to 3:30 p.m.; $10; sponsored by Wilderness Road television and film productions. 382-2835.


'IOLANI PALACE CLASSES: "Royal History," an introduction to Hawai'i's monarchy era; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays, Jan. 25 to Feb. 22; $40 including manual and palace membership; also, docent training, for those who have completed the "Royal History" course and 40 hours of palace guardian hours; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, March 1 to April 28; $20 includes manual and materials. 522-0841 or educator@iolanipalace.org.

BISHOP MUSEUM is offering Science Adventure Center training; 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Tuesdays, Feb. 2 through March 30; prospective volunteers will learn about hands-on interactive exhibits and the science of Hawai'i program. Reservations: 847-8239 or kawehi@bishopmuseum.org.


EAST-WEST CENTER 2010 Jefferson Fellowships for journalists; application deadline Jan. 27. Information/applications: www.eastwestcenter.org/jefferson. Contacts: jefferson@eastwestcenter.org, 944-7600 (fax), 944-7619 (Ann Hartman).

DIVORCE LAW SEMINAR, sponsored by O'ahu Family Court; 12 to 1 p.m. Jan. 28 at the Supreme Court courtroom, second floor, Ali'iolani Hale, behind King Kamehameha statue; free; the Lunch 'n' Learn the Law sessions have been suspended due to Public Affairs Office cutbacks.

LILIHA-NU'UANU CANDLELIGHT TOUR of rarely accessible historic sites, such as the Philippine, Korean and Japanese consulates; 6 to 9 p.m. Jan. 29; free. Reservations by 5 p.m. Jan. 28: phone 586-7033 or 586-7031, fax 586-7037, or e-mail v.vanhessen@capitol.hawaii.gov.

FRIENDS OF HÄLAWA XERISCAPE GARDEN general membership meeting; 10 a.m. Jan. 30 at Hälawa Xeriscape Garden; agenda: year in review, election of 2010 board members; members' plant sale to follow. www.boardofwatersupply.com.