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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Thursday, June 3, 2010

Community calendar

Advertiser Staff


EXCHANGE CLUB OF DOWNTOWN HONOLULU weekly meetings, noon at O'ahu Country Club. $20 lunch. Speakers: Archaeologist Hallett Hammatt, about local historic preservation. Former congressman and gubernatorial candidate Neil Abercrombie, on Hawai'i issues and solutions, June 10. Reservations: 225-2965 or edracers@aol.com.

SPINAL CORD INJURY support group meets 2 to 3 p.m. first Thursday monthly at Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific, lānai area. 531-3511.

McCULLY/MŌ'ILI'ILI Neighborhood Board MEETING, 6:30 p.m. at Washington Intermediate School.

DOWNTOWN Neighborhood Board MEETING, 7 p.m. at Pauahi Recreation Center.

KAILUA Neighborhood Board MEETING, 7 p.m. at Kailua Recreation Center.

KULI'OU'OU/KALANI IKI Neighborhood Board MEETING, 7 p.m. at 'Āina Haina Library.


UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON ALUMNI ASSOCIATION Husky Summer Celebration. Tour Battleship Missouri then enjoy happy hour and seafood buffet at Schooner's. Missouri fee: adults $16, youth $12. Advance payment: http://engage.washington.edu/site/MessageViewer?em_id=42523.0&dlv_id=46342.

KUPUNA CONNECTIONS TV show for senior citizens and their families on a range of relevant topics, 9:30 a.m. Saturdays on Channel 52. Sponsored by Kapi'olani Community College. 734-9469.

MENDED HEARTS Aloha Chapter support group meets 1 to 3 p.m. first Saturday monthly at Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific, first floor, WO 4 conference room. 456-4871 (Myrtle).


HAWAII LITERACY ORIENTATION. Learn about the literacy program and how to become a volunteer 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at Waipahu Civic Center. You can sign up for training after. Free. RSVP: 537-6706.

HAWAII SENIOR PROJECT. Mentor high school students in your field of expertise and their field of interest. Information: www.Hawaii/SeniorProject.org.

SOLAR OPEN HOUSE, 10 a.m. Sunday 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 in Kōpiko 240 cover Elder Pal, Personal Care Assistance and Home Care Assistance, $500. Free courses: 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.

KAKA'AKO MAKAI COMMUNITY PLANNING ADVISORY COUNCIL public meeting 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. second Tuesday monthly at 461 Cooke St.; www.hcdaweb.org.

HAWAI'I KAI ORCHID SOCIETY meeting, 7:30 to 9 p.m. second Tuesday monthly at Kamiloiki Elementary School cafeteria. 395-2447.

HAWAI'I TOURISM AUTHORITY FESTIVALS & EVENTS SEMINAR 8:15 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. June 10 at Hawai'i Convention Center; local, national and international experts to speak on how to evolve and market festivals and events to attract visitors and increase attendance; $59 includes lunch, refreshments, sessions and handouts. Registration: www.htafestivalsandevents.com or 528-4050.

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.

BISHOP MUSEUM SCIENCE SATURDAYS, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Medical Mysteries, lessons on the human body June 12. Festival of Science, a day of ecological science experiments July 10. Climate Change from scientific and cultural perspectives Aug. 14. Standard museum admission fee. www.bishopmuseum.org or 847-3511.

COMPOSTING WORKSHOP 10 a.m. to noon June 26 at Hālawa Xeriscape Garden. Learn to make and use compost for landscaping, house or yard plants. $5 fee, members free. Registration: tours@hbws.org or 748-5363.