Cochran to discuss council participation
KAANAPALI - Maui County Council Member Elle Cochran will report on her first few months in office Friday during a meeting of the West Side Democratic Party.
The meeting will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. at CJ's Deli & Diner at the Fairway Shops in Kaanapali.
Registered Democrats will elect new officers, according to an announcement of the event. Free coffee and "Hana Bars" will be provided.
For more information, call 667-0589.
Tennis tourney to raise funds for Japan
WAILEA - A round-robin tennis tournament will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Wailea Tennis Club as part of an effort to raise money for the victims of the March 11 earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan.
The event costs $20 per person. It includes food, prizes and a silent auction with items donated by businesses and resorts.
Mayor Alan Arakawa and former Council Member Bill Medeiros, now an executive assistant to the mayor, are scheduled to play in the tournament to kick off the event at 8 a.m.
To register, call the club at 879-1958, or sign up the day of the event.
Singer guest at Hawaiian chamber event
KAHULUI - Singer Amy Hanaiali'i will speak at the Maui Native Hawaiian Chamber of Commerce general meeting Tuesday.
The event will begin with networking at 5:30 p.m. in the Maui Beach Hotel Elleair Ballroom, followed by dinner and the program at 6 p.m.
Hanaiali'i will speak about her experience with business in the entertainment world.
The event costs $20. Those planning to attend should send email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call (808) 594-1899 by Friday.
Stores plan fundraiser for Japan victims
WAILUKU - Maui Ace Hardware stores and Ben Franklin Crafts at Queen Ka'ahumanu Center will hold a Kokua Sale-abration on Saturday to assist earthquake and tsunami victims in Japan.
Participating Ace outlets are the Lahaina, Kihei and Pukalani stores. All customers will receive 20 percent off their purchases. (Some restrictions apply. See stores for details.)
A portion of Saturday's sales will be donated to the Japanese Red Cross Society. Monetary donations also will be accepted, with checks payable to the society.