Netra Halperin to speak at meeting
WAILEA - Netra Halperin, a former social worker and legislative aide, will speak at the Kihei-Wailea Rotary Club meeting at 11:30 a.m. today at Mulligan's on the Blue. She will discuss the proposed jail in Puunene and alternative measures for creating public safety.
For more information, call 874-1942.
Session to discuss available degrees
KAHULUI-The University of Hawaii Center will hold a workshop to discuss bachelor's and master's degree opportunities available on Maui at 6 p.m. today at the University of Hawaii Maui College in Laulima 108.
The session will cover the application process and requirements for a variety of degree programs.
For more information, contact the University of Hawaii Center at 984-3525, or email email@example.com.
Free mental illness educational courses
KIHEI-National Alliance on Mental Illness will offer a free 12-week educational course for those who know someone living with a mental illness. Classes are from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursdays beginning this week in the community workshop room at Kalama Heights, 101 Kanani Road in Kihei. A potluck dinner and pupus will be from 5 to 5:30 p.m.
Registration is required by calling 879-8300 or 572-5790, or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Aloha Initiative to be featured topic
KAHULUI- Sachi Yamamoto-Lane, a coordinator with the Aloha Initiative, will speak at a Rotary Club of Maui meeting at noon on Thursday at Class Act Restaurant at the University of Hawaii Maui College.
Yamamoto-Lane will share stories and information gathered from Japanese visitors who came to Maui as part of a local effort to offer a respite to those affected by the March 2011 Fukushima earthquake and tsunami.
Cost is $20. The public is welcome.
Program to feature Filipino issues
The television program "Netra's News" will air at 7 p.m. Thursday on Cable Channel 53. The featured guest will be Norma Barroga, a Binhi at Ani board member and principal at Maui Community School for Adults.
The program will discuss issues in Maui's Filipino community, including programs offered through Binhi at Ani. Video footage of the Barrio Fiesta senior dancer protest will also be included.
Viewers may call in at 873-3430 during the live show.
The program is hosted by Netra Halperin, a former social worker and legislative aide. Halperin is currently a candidate for the South Maui seat in the state House of Representatives.
For more information, contact call 359-1673 or email email@example.com.
Maui Waena report cards available
KAHULUI-Maui Waena Intermediate School students may pick up report cards from 8 to 11 a.m. Friday, and from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday at the front office.
For more information, call 873-3070.
Hale Akua Garden to hold open house
MAKAWAO-Earth Medicine Institute (EMI) will host a graduation, open house and fundraiser from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Hale Akua Garden Farm in Huelo.
The event will feature live music, locally based food, student project demonstrations and mini-classes on medicine making, traditional plant gathering practices and the art and science of using plants for food and medicine.
Admission will be by donation with all proceeds going toward tuition for Kama'aina Earth Medicine students.