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• Maui Ki-Aikido introductory course with Fincher Sterling, under the direction of Christopher Curtis. From 8 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays starting Oct. 3 through October 24 at the Hannibal Tavares Community Center in Pukalani. Co-sponsored by the County of Maui Department of Parks and Recreation. Suggested donation $40. Contact instructor 268-3818; visit www.mauiaikido.com.

• Business workshops. The following County of Maui Mayor’s Office of Economic Development workshops will be held at Maui County Business Resource Center, Maui Mall, Suite B-9. To reserve a seat, call 270-5770. Workshops are free unless otherwise noted.

** “ANA Project Planning & Development Training” with Napua Harbottle will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Friday. Whether you are a community advocate starting a brand new organization or a seasoned grants veteran looking to form an Administration for Native Americans grant-eligible project from the ground up, you will definitely want to attend this free three-day training. Please register online at www.anapacificbasin.org.

** “QuickBooks for Small Business” with Richard Kehoe will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Learn to set up your company’s QuickBooks in a small class setting with personalized tutoring. This class is for new users and will teach you how to record sales, receive payments, prepare invoices and balance your checkbook.

** Free counseling sessions with experienced SCORE and Small Business Development Corp. counselors Thursdays from 1 to 3:30 p.m. and Fridays from 9 to 11:30 a.m.