Local Briefs

Tai chi master offers class in Kihei

Tai chi master Alfred Huang, author of “The Complete Tai Chi,” and his senior student, Lorena Zuluaga, will be teaching a 36-short-form of Wu style tai chi chuan from 9 to 10:30 a.m. every Monday and Wednesday in July at Keolahou Church in Kihei.

Huang, 97, is founder of Seeking Harmony — Maui Centenarian Club and wants to share his experience in how to live long, healthily and happily, according to an announcement. The classes are $45 a month. To register, send email to seekingharmonymcc@gmail.com.

Keolahou Church is located at 177 S. Kihei Road.

Huang also offers a class at Kaunoa Senior Center in Spreckelsville from 9 to 10:30 a.m. every Friday. The cost is $35 per month. To register, call 270-7308.

Kaunoa Senior Center is located at 401 Alakapa Place.


Obon service, dance in Wailuku

Wailuku Shingon Mission at 1939 North St. will hold its obon service and dance on Saturday.

The service begins at 6:30 p.m. followed by dance at 7:30.


Writing classes set for summer

Story Studio, writing classes hosted by Barnes & Noble and led by writer and teacher N.T. (Nancy) Arevalo, will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays this summer at Barnes & Noble, 270 Dairy Road in Kahului.

The cost is $125. There will be no class on July 4.

To register, call or send text to (956) 997-4830 by Tuesday. To learn more, visit www.ourstorystudio.blogspot.com.


SAS Class of ’68 plans reunion

The men and women of St. Anthony High School Class of 1968 are planning a 50th year class reunion this summer.

Events include:

* BYOB get-together at Eddie Tam Community Center Hall in Makawao from 5:30 to 10 p.m. June 29.

* St. Anthony annual Ho’olaule’a at St. Anthony’s Sullivan Field in Wailuku from 5 to 10 p.m. June 30.

* Mass at St Anthony Church at 9 a.m. July 1 to honor deceased classmates, with brunch to follow at Tante’s Island Cuisine in Kahului.

For more information on cost and/or to submit photos for the slideshow, contact reunion organizer Cyrilla Pascual at 264-4582 or cyrillap68@gmail.com.