Aug. 7 fundraiser in honor of Blackburn

“Joe’s 62nd Grand Slam Birthday,” a fundraiser for Maui County Council candidate Joe Blackburn, will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 7 at the Maui Tropical Plantation in Waikapu.

Blackburn is running for the council’s Wailuku-Waihee-Waikapu area residency seat in the Nov. 4 general election.

The event will feature prizes, games, food and music by Na Hoku Hanohano Award winner Na Hoa.

Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for seniors.

For more information, contact 757-3045, 442-6462 or