Meeting to focus on land trust
KAHULUI - Dale Bonar of Hawaii Coastal Land Trust will be guest speaker at Kiwanis Club of Maui at noon Thursday at Cary & Eddie's Hideaway Restaurant & Lounge in Kahului.
Bonar will speak about ongoing projects and goals of the Hawaii Coastal Land Trust.
The meeting is open to the public and visitors are welcome. Cost of lunch is $12.
For more information, call Kathy Anderson 357-8877.
Smoke-Free initiative talk set
KAHULUI-Sonya Niess will discuss the Smoke-Free Cars initiative of the Coalition for a Tobacco-Free Hawaii at the Rotary Club of Maui meeting at noon Thursday at the Class Act Restaurant at the University of Hawaii Maui College.
Niess is the Maui community coordinator for the coalition. Children exposed to secondhand cigarette smoke have increased risk of problems that include sudden infant death syndrome, asthma and ear and respiratory infections.
The cost is $20. The public is welcome.
Suicide support group to start
WAILUKU - Hospice Maui will offer a free support group for family members and friends who have lost a loved one to suicide beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday. The six-week support group will be held at Hospice Maui, 400 Mahalani St. in Wailuku. It will be co-facilitated by Erin Cisneros and Leslie Hiraga.
Rotary explained at meeting
MAKAWAO - Joe Schopen will give a presentation on the Rotary Foundation at the Rotary Club of Upcountry Maui meeting at 8 a.m. Friday at Casanova Italian Restaurant and Deli in Makawao.
Schopen is a former president of the Rotary Club of Upcountry Maui.
Friends of Library to host sale
KAHULUI - Maui Friends of the Library will host a book sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Whole Foods Market in Kahului.
Fiction, nonfiction and coffee table books will be on sale at bargain prices. All proceeds will support program funding and materials for public libraries in Maui County.
Shoppers may also join the Maui Friends of the Library. Memberships cost $5 for seniors and students; $10 for adults, and $20 for families.
For more information, visit www.mauifriendsofthelibrary.org.
Amateur radio competition set
The Maui Amateur Radio Club will operate a temporary amateur radio station on Saturday as part of Field Day, a national amateur radio contest. The station will be set up in a field near Hana Highway, about half a mile east of Hookipa Beach Park. The purpose of the contest is to encourage radio clubs to set up simulated emergency stations and contact the most stations in a 24-hour period.
Visitors are welcome to observe and participate in the operation between 9 a.m. and sunset. The Maui Amateur Radio Club was established in 1937 and has been using this Field Day site since 1957. The club is supported by A&B Properties Inc., Maui Economic Opportunity and Pacific Portables.
Senior topics to be discussed
WAILUKU - Attorney Elizabeth Ivey will be the featured speaker at an HSTA-Retired general membership meeting at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Maui Economic Opportunity office in Wailuku.
Ivey specializes in laws relating to senior citizens. She will discuss the "Five Wishes" document from the Office on Aging. All retirees are encouraged to attend.
For information, call 572-4756.