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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Monday, January 25, 2010

Coming events

Advertiser Staff


HAWAII KAI TOASTMASTERS No. 4716, 7 p.m., JAIMS, 6660 Hawai'i Kai Drive, Division A, Area 4; everyone is welcome. Information: 395-3024, bkeala@hawaii.rr.com.

MILILANI TOASTMASTERS, 7:30 to 8:45 p.m. at Mililani Ike Elementary School cafeteria. 623-8208.


KOMO MAI, a chapter of Business Network International, specializing in business referrals, 9 to 10:30 a.m. at Sizzler Restaurant, Dillingham Plaza; breakfast $10. Information: 753-3540 or www.KomoMaiBNI.com.

PALOLO TOASTMASTERS meet 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. near University of Hawai'i-Mānoa; call Ed for the location. 656-1689.


BEYOND THE DIGITAL ERA, future of telecommunications event sponsored by Hawaii Telecommunications Association at Hale Koa Hotel, Kalia Room: registration 11:30 a.m., lunch and program 12 to 1 p.m.; guest speakers: Dr. David Lassner, University of Hawai'i CIO and Dr. Jim Dator, director, Hawaii Research Center for Future Studies; HTCA members $24, nonmembers $34. Register by today: events@htca.org or 441-8514. Web site: www.htca.org.

DOUBLE-BARRELED ONLINE MARKETING TACTICS FOR 2010, workshop by Web designer and online marketing specialist, Nate Burgoyne 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Hawaii Women's Business Center; $30 fee. Advance registration and payment: http://hwbc.org. Information: 526-1001.

ROTARY CLUB OF KAHALA SUNRISE, 7:30 a.m., Waialae Country Club. Information: 722-2538.

WINNERS CIRCLE TOASTMASTERS, 7:30 to 8:45 a.m., Unity Church, 3608 Diamond Head Circle. Information: 833-7538.

INJURED WORKER BREAKFAST CLUB 8 to 9 a.m. at IHOP Pearl City conference room; Bruce Berger, vocational rehabilitation counselor and licensed mental health counselor will be there. Reservations: 277-9919.

HONOLULU BUSINESS NETWORK, Honolulu Metro Chapter meets weekly, 9:30 to 11 a.m., Neal Blaisdell Center, Maui conference room. 372-0065 (Kathy Davenport); East Oahu Chapter, 12 to 1:30 p.m., Oahu Club. Information: 284-1780 (Michael Mazzella).


SMART BUSINESS HAWAII monthly sunrise networking breakfast 7 to 8:30 a.m. at Alan Wong's Pineapple Room, Macy's Ala Moana Center; guest speaker, Darwin Ching, director, Department of Labor and Industrial Relations, on the impact of the unemployment insurance tax increase and possible alternatives; members $25, nonmembers $35. Reservations by tomorrow: www.smallbusinesshawaii.com. Information: 396-1724.

HAWAII SOCIETY OF BUSINESS PROFESSIONALS luncheon 11:30 a.m. at Hawaii Prince Hotel, Waikiki, Mauna Kea Ballroom; featured speaker, Makana Riser Chai, on how to take your business from surviving to thriving; members $32, nonmembers $38, $5 more after today. Information: 537-2356. Registration: www.HSBP.biz.

THE BREAKFAST CLUB weekly camaraderie and business lead exchange for business people, 7:30 a.m., Sizzler Pearlridge. Information: breakfast@pacific-specifics.com or 456-6886 (Otto).

HONOLULU BUSINESS NETWORK, Windward Chapter meets weekly, 7:45 to 9 a.m., Koolau Golf Club. Information: 779-7383 (Pete Castillejos).

CITY AND COUNTY OF HONO- LULU TOASTMASTERS meet 12 to 1 p.m. at the Frank F. Fasi Municipal Building, 10th floor conference room. Information: cchar@citycountyhonolulutm.org.

PARADISE TOASTMASTERS, 5 to 6 p.m., Tripler Army Medical Center, Managed Care conference room. Information: 487-8703.

NUUANU TOASTMASTERS, 6 to 7 p.m., Susannah Wesley Community Center, 1117 Kā'ili St.; free parking; improve your public speaking skills; guests welcome. 525-8909.


HONOLULU BUSINESS NETWORK, Ward Chapter meets weekly, 12:15 to 1:30 p.m., Ryan's Grill. 521-2331, ext. 16 (Lianne Maeda).


STATE AND FEDERAL TAX PROCEDURES, seminar on business tax filing requirements and documenting business expenses, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Hawaii Women's Business Center, Suite A; topics: taxpayer rights, employment, general excise, estimated, self employment and business income taxes, filing, deductibles, deposit requirements, federal tax deposits, record keeping, return preparation and county surcharge; members $40, nonmembers $55, materials included. Registration: www.hwbc.org. RSVP: 526-1001, fax 550-0724.

getting the word out! public relations and marketing communications workshop by veteran public relations professional, Tracy Larrua of Poi Planet 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at ING Direct, Ali'i Conference Room, second floor, Waikīkī; $150 includes lunch. Registration/information: tracy@poiplanet.com or www.facebook.com/PoiPlanet.


SOCIAL MEDIA FOR SMALL BUSINESS, series to help small business owners harness the marketing power of social media 6 to 9 p.m. Feb. 4, 6, 16 and 18 at Coffee Talk; series $350 or $100 per class; bring your laptop if you have one; free Wi-Fi available; class outline available at www.smohawaii.com; presented by Social Media Optimization Hawaii. Registration: www.smohawaii.com.

ANNUAL ECONOMIC FORECAST DINNER sponsored by CFA Hawaii 5 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 11 at Waialae Country Club; speakers: portfolio strategist Patrick Dimick of Bridgewater Associates and chief economist Michael Bazdarich of Western Asset Management Company; members $60, nonmembers $90, $100 at the door, dinner buffet included. Reservations: www.cfahawaii.org or laurie.nakamoto@gmail.com.

ECONOMIC CENSUS WORKSHOP Feb. 17 at 1177 Alakea St.: Session I 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., registration 8:30 a.m.; Session II 1 to 4 p.m., registration 12:30 p.m.; opportunity for individuals with some computer and census data knowledge to learn about the 2007 Economic Census and other business data; sponsored by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism; free; register for either morning or afternoon. 586-2486 (Naomi Akamine of DBEDT) or census@dbedt.hawaii.gov.

PINEAPPLE COUNTRY TOASTMASTERS Chapter No. 5387 10th anniversary event 6:30 to 8 p.m. Feb. 18 at Wahiawa Community Center; regular meetings are held the first and third Thursdays monthly at the center. Information: 622-0169 (Don Glover) or 754-4286 (Karen Spangler) or http://pineapple.freetoasthost.us.

Business meetings of general interest are listed in the Coming Events column on a space-available basis in Monday's business section. The full calendar of events is available online throughout the week. Submit notices at least two weeks in advance: Alan Yonan, Business Section, The Honolulu Advertiser, 605 Kapi'olani Blvd., Honolulu, HI 96813; fax to 525-6763; or e-mail comingevents@honoluluadvertiser.com.