Feline Foundation to hold garage sale
KIHEI - The Feline Foundation of Maui will hold a fundraising garage sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
Donations of good saleable items are being accepted for the garage sale, which will be at 231 Kawailani Circle in the Piilani II subdivision near Safeway in Kihei.
Money raised will go for spaying and neutering of cats in managed feral colonies. Volunteer caretakers maintain the colonies by trapping the cats, having them neutered or spayed, and returning them to their home areas, as an alternative to euthanasia.
The program is funded 100 percent by donations.
To make arrangements to drop off items for the garage sale or to make tax-deductible donations, call 879-3059.
Meeting to cover disaster preparedness
KAHULUI - Anthony Nelson, operations manager at Maui Fire & Flood LLC, will be the guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Kahului meeting from noon to 1 p.m. Monday at Cafe O'Lei at The Dunes at Maui Lani Restaurant.
Nelson, who has more than a decade of experience in property restoration, will speak about disaster preparedness as it applies to businesses and organizations.
The public is invited. The cost is $20 for lunch or a $5 program fee. For more information, call Rotary Club of Kahului President Robert Kawahara at 244-5531 or visit www.kahuluirotary.org.
Kihei Charter School meeting Wednesday
KIHEI - The Kihei Charter School board meeting will be Wednesday at the school, located at 41 E. Lipoa St., Unit 29. Public testimony will begin at 4 p.m.
For more information, call 875-0700.
'Laverne and Shirley' show to continue
KAHULUI - Rita Barreras and Joanne Laird will continue to present their "Laverne and Shirley New Rotary News Show" at a Rotary Club of Maui meeting at noon Thursday in the Leis Family Class Act Restaurant at University of Hawaii Maui College. The pair have served as Rotary District 5000 assistant governors for the nine Maui Rotary clubs since 2011. They will discuss the various Rotary activities and events planned for the upcoming year.
The public is invited to the weekly meeting. The cost of lunch is $20. For more information, contact Rotary Club of Maui President Brian Moto at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Workshop to feature vocalist John Fluker
KIHEI - Grammy Award-winning vocalist and composer John Fluker and special guest vocalist Lani Starr will present a one-day workshop at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 14 at Hope Chapel in Kihei.
The workshop will explore vocal performance, vocal styling and arranging, background singing techniques and tools for improvisation. Vocalists should prepare to sing a couple of minutes of a song, participate in background harmonies and be open to share concerns about their vocal performance with class.
All ages and levels are welcome.
Cost is $35 per adult and $25 per child 12 and younger; those 5 and younger are free. To purchase tickets, call 878-8888, email email@example.com or visit www.tinyurl.com/cdarm7m. Tickets will be given to the first 25 underprivileged youth who email firstname.lastname@example.org.
No Kill Conference scheduled for Aug. 25
WAIKAPU - 9th Life Hawaii will host a No Kill Conference from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 25 in Kahili Golf Course's Nahele Banquet Room.
The keynote speaker, Nathan Winograd, will talk about the no-kill movement. Diane Blankenburg of the Nevada Humane Society will discuss how her organization turned an open admission shelter's 80 percent-plus kill rate to a more than 92 percent save rate. Ryan Clinton, co-founder of No Kill Austin, will talk about how a community can work with legislators to implement no-kill guidelines.
Advance registration is $50 per person. Registration at the door will be $75. The cost includes a lunch with vegan options.
To register, call 572-3499 or visit www.9thlifehawaii.org.
Baldwin Class of 1970 to hold reunion
The Baldwin High School Class of 1970 will celebrate its "Birthday Year" Class Reunion from Oct. 19 to 21 on Maui. Complete details are to be mailed to classmates this month. To be included, send your email and mailing address to email@example.com.
American Cancer Society to host gala
WAILEA - The American Cancer Society will hold its inaugural Hope Ball: A Small World, A Big Purpose at 5 p.m. Saturday at the Grand Wailea.
The evening will include a dinner, silent and live auctions, and entertainment by Deja Vu and Alika Nako'oka.
Dr. Bobby C. Baker will be honored as this year's Mana'olana Award recipient for his commitment to improving the quality of life of cancer patients through lifesaving treatments and for his leadership in cancer care for Maui County. Dr. Baker has more than 25 years of medical experience in radiation oncology at the Pacific Cancer Institute in Wailuku.
For more information or to purchase tickets, call the American Cancer Society office at 244-5554 or visit www.hopeballmaui.org.