Senior citizen issues 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.
Sierra Club Maui to host pizza fundraiser
PAIA - Sierra Club Maui will hold its "Eat for the 'Aina" benefit from 5 to 10 p.m. Tuesday at Flatbread Co. in Paia.
A portion of the proceeds from each pizza sold will be donated to Sierra Club Maui to further its environmental education work. The event will feature a contest and a silent auction.
For more information about silent auction items and future Sierra Club Maui activities, call 214-0147 or visit www.mauisierraclub.org.
Civil Air Patrol representative to speak
KIHEI - The squadron commander of the Civil Air Patrol, Capt. Ed Zayas, will be the featured speaker at the Italian American Social Club meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at St. Theresa's Stawarz Hall in Kihei.
Zayas will talk about the achievements of the cadets on Maui, the history of the patrol and its goals.
The evening will begin with a potluck dinner.
The public is invited to this free talk. For more information, contact Don Tedesco at email@example.com.
Rotary club to feature mediation topics
WAILEA - Diane Petropolus will be the featured speaker during a Rotary Club of Kihei-Wailea meeting from noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mulligans on the Blue in Wailea. Petropolus will speak on her work at Mediation Services of Maui.
Petropolus has taught alternative dispute resolution at the University of Hawaii at Manoa and has completed meeting facilitation work for Maui County.
The public is welcome to the meeting. For more information, call 283-3785 or visit www.rckw.org.
Hawaiian Ensemble to perform Thursday
LAHAINA - Kamehameha Schools Maui Hawaiian Ensemble will be the featured performers at the monthly Hawaiian Music Series from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday on the Baldwin Home Museum lawn in Lahaina.
This free outdoor concert is presented by Lahaina Restoration Foundation. A limited number of chairs will be provided, and attendees are encouraged to bring blankets, mats and low beach chairs.
Kamehameha Schools Maui Hawaiian Ensemble students share the Hawaiian culture through an extensive repertoire of songs, dance and chant. They have performed at various venues on Maui and Oahu and in New Zealand and Tahiti.
The Baldwin Home Museum is located at the corner of Front and Dickenson streets.
This concert is part of the foundation's ongoing Hawaiian Music Series program supported by the Hawaii Tourism Authority and the Maui County Office of Economic Development.
For more information, call 661-3262 or visit www.lahainarestoration.org.
Folk dancing group potluck set for Friday
The Israeli Folk Dancing Group of Maui will host a potluck dinner and dance party at 6 p.m. Friday in the Grace Church school cafeteria in Pukalani.
Florida-based dance teacher Ira Weisburd will be a guest of honor at the event. Weisburd is an award-winning choreographer, according to a news release. In 1986, he was invited to teach Israeli folk dancing in Hong Kong and Taiwan.
Domestic violence awareness event set
MANELE BAY - The Lana'i Domestic Violence Task Force will hold a community awareness and fundraising event from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Four Seasons Resort Lana'i at Manele Bay.
The evening will include food, music, a cash bar and a silent auction.
Tickets are $50 and must be purchased in advance. A special room rate is being offered for this event. For more information, call Women Helping Women at 565-6700.
Maui Ki-Aikido to hold benefit carwash
KAHULUI - Maui Ki-Aikido will hold a carwash from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Kmart in Kahului. The fundraiser will benefit the nonprofit organization's youth programs.
Ki-aikido classes are offered on an ongoing basis for children ages 6 and older, with special classes for teen beginners.
For more information about youth and adult classes, call 244-5165 or visit www.mauiaikido.org.
Hale Mahaolu selling chicken hekka
KAHULUI - Hale Mahaolu employees are selling tickets for chicken hekka plates. The cost is $7 per plate, and tickets are available from Hale Mahaolu staff.
Drive-through pickup will be from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Hale Mahaolu Akahi, 300 W. Wakea Ave., Kahului.
The public may also purchase plates Saturday, while supplies last. Proceeds will be donated to programs including those that support elderly or disabled people. To purchase advance tickets, call 872-4170.
Wailuku Hongwanji yard sale Saturday
WAILUKU - Wailuku Hongwanji Mission will hold a yard sale from 7 a.m. to noon Saturday on its church grounds at 1828 E. Vineyard St.
The sale will help to build a new multipurpose center as part of the church's Vision 2030 long-range fundraising project.
Sacred Hearts scholarships offered
LAHAINA - Sacred Hearts School Maria Lanakila Parish Scholarships are available to new students enrolling for the upcoming school year.
Enrollment is currently open, and parents registering children at Sacred Hearts School for the first time may apply for these grants.
The application form is available at www.sacredheartsschool.net.
Enrollment for the 2012-13 school year began June 1 and continues all summer.
For more information about the scholarship or financial assistance or enrollment, call 661-4720 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Book profits to help AIDS foundation
KIHEI - Kihei author Emery C. Walters is donating the profits from sales of his fifth book to the Maui AIDS Foundation. "Out Is In," published by Rage Press, contains short stories about recovery from bullying.
Walters' four coming-of-age novels involve recovery from abuse.
Classes to focus on care home issues
KAHULUI - University of Hawaii Maui College will offer Adult Residential Care Home Operator classes in fall 2012. These classes prepare individuals to apply for certification to operate a care home in Hawaii.
Three five-week courses are offered in one semester. It is recommended that students complete a nurse aide or nurse assistant course before or concurrently.
For more information, contact Maggie Bruck at 984-3560 or email@example.com.
Hale Mahaolu collecting SPAM
KAHULUI - Hale Mahaolu is collecting unopened SPAM cans for its SPAMstruction competition, to happen from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Aug. 11 at Queen Ka'ahumanu Center.
The competition will feature three high school key clubs, with the winning team earning $1,500 for their school's project graduation fund.
Following the event, the cans will be donated to the Maui Food Bank and Feed My Sheep.
Cans may be dropped off between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. at Hale Mahaolu, 200 Hina Ave., Kahului. For pickup, call the office at 877-0544 before July 20.