MAKENA - Congresswoman Mazie Hirono will be addressing the American Association of University Women at the group's annual state convention, being held this year from Friday to Sunday at the Makena Beach & Golf Resort.
The Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate will be speaking Friday evening at 6. Patricia Ho, vice president of the AAUW national office, also will be addressing the convention Friday evening.
The theme for the convention is "Harnessing the Energy," a sustainable living program. Panel discussions Saturday from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. will include representatives of biodiesel, solar, agriculture and smart-grid programs on Maui. Jennifer Chirico, executive director of Sustainable Living Institute of Maui, will be the keynote speaker for this portion of the event.
In the evening, Maui County Office of Economic Development Director Teena Rasmussen will be speaking at 6.
The Maui unit of the organization that advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research gets to host a convention every 14 years, a news release about the event said.
A day pass to the convention is $25; lunch is available for $30. The public is invited.
For more information, contact Cheryl Bergman at 244-1850 or email@example.com. Advance registration, especially for lunch, is recommended.