Hawaii birds topic of Tuesday talk
WAILEA - Dusti Becker, coordinator of the Maui Forest Bird Recovery Project, will present a free talk on Hawaii's avian biodiversity at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Fairmont Kea Lani's Hawaii Ballroom.
Becker will show photos and video of rare birds, including the critically endangered Hawaiian honeycreepers. Current conservation efforts and threats to Hawaii's native species also will be discussed.
The talk is part of the "Talk and Hike" program, but reservations for a hike the following Saturday are full.
For more information, call 573-0280 or send e-mail to email@example.com.
LHS 1974 to hold reunion weekend
LAHAINA - Members of the Lahainaluna Class of 1974 have a number of events lined up this weekend for their 35th reunion.
The first is golf at The Dunes at Maui Lani Golf Course on Friday, followed by dinner at 5 p.m. at Cafe O'Lei at The Dunes.
Next, a get-together at a Lahaina Shores condominium will begin at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Call Charlene (Tabbal) Corniel at 276-4040 for more information on either event.
On Sunday, the Luna alums will gather for a potluck family picnic beginning at 7 a.m. at the Napili Regional Park. For information on that event, call Nelson Hiraga at 870-6591.
Waldorf school at Flatbread Tuesday
PAIA - The Haleakala Waldorf School Class of 2010 will hold a fundraiser Tuesday at a pizza restaurant, Flatbread Co.
The event, which will include a silent auction, will take place from 5 to 10 p.m. Flatbread Co. will donate $3.50 for each large pizza and $1.75 for each small pizza sold during the benefit.
School students plan to use the fundraiser proceeds to pay for an trip to the East Coast.
Adopt-a-Dog month close to hitting goal
PUUNENE - The Maui Humane Society has set a goal of finding homes for 60 dogs during Adopt-a-Dog month in October.
As of last week, 47 dogs had been adopted during the month. Each dog adopted from the Puunene shelter this month comes with spaying or neutering surgery, vaccination, worming and flea and heartworm treatment. Each dog also takes home a bag of doggie goodies and toys.
Dogs for adoption can be seen on the agency's Web site, www.mauihumanesociety.org, or at the shelter during visiting hours from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Rissho Kosei-kai has rummage sale
WAILUKU - A rummage sale will be held from 7 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Rissho Kosei-kai Buddhist Church of Hawaii, Maui Branch.
The church is located at 1817 Nani St. in Wailuku.
Household items, clothing and plants will be on sale.
For more information, call 242-6175.
MHS Project Grad meeting on Monday
KAHULUI - A planning meeting for the Maui High School Class of 2010 Project Graduation is scheduled at 6 p.m. Monday.
The meeting will be in the building across Kane Street from Sears, and next to both the Maui School for Adult Education and Maui Economic Opportunity.
For more information, call Michelle Olsen at 264-0619 or Mary Machida at 283-2742.
Grace Bible pastor to address Kiwanis
KAHULUI - The pastor of Grace Bible Church-Maui will speak at the Kiwanis Club of Maui at noon Thursday at Cary & Eddie's Hideaway.
Pastor Ed Asato will discuss Hawaii spiritual events that are being written about in books and appearing on DVDs worldwide.
Lunch costs $11 and is optional.
Call Kathy Suguitan at 357-8877 for more information.
Pukalani Baptist 'Harvest Party' set
PUKALANI - Pukalani Baptist Church will hold its annual "Harvest Party" from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Saturday on the church grounds at the corner of old Haleakala Highway and Loha Street.
The free event, an alternative to Halloween, will include dinner served from 5:30 to 6 p.m., along with carnival-type games and a program.
The church's preschoolers will stage a play called "Penelope Judd."
The event is open to the public. For more information, call the church at 572-7968.