Just Us to play at Picnic for Poki concert
WAILUKU - Picnic for Poki will feature live Hawaiian music by Just Us from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday at Ka'ahumanu Church.
Just Us features musicians James Prespetero and Joe Chee.
Roselani Place and Ola Na Mele Productions will host the event on the grounds of the historic church at 103 S. High St.
The event is free. There will be fresh-baked cookies, coffee and water available. Attendees are encouraged to bring a lunch and lawn chair or mat.
For more information, call Diane at 871-7720.
Talk to focus on Planning Department
KAHULUI - Michele Chouteau McLean, deputy planning director for the County of Maui, will be the guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Maui's luncheon meeting at noon Thursday at The Leis Family Class Act Restaurant at the University of Hawaii Maui College.
Chouteau will give a brief overview of the work of the Planning Department, including the general plan, community plans, permit reviews and processing, and zoning plus information on three county planning commissions, the Cultural Resources Commission and the Board of Variances and Appeals. There will be a brief question-and-answer period following the presentation.
Former NBA basketball player John Francis Wetzel will be the guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Maui's luncheon meeting at noon Monday at The Leis Family Class Act Restaurant.
During his career, Wetzel played with the Los Angeles Lakers, Phoenix Suns and the Atlanta Hawks, and coached for the Suns during the 1987-88 NBA season. He served as an assistant for several other teams before retiring from basketball in 2004.
The cost for each lunch is $20. For more information, email Rotary Club of Maui President Brian Moto at email@example.com.
Former Olympian will speak at Rotary
MAKAWAO - Former Australian Olympian Annette Lynch will be the guest speaker at a Rotary Club of Maui Upcountry meeting at 8 a.m. Friday at Casanova's Italian Restaurant and Grill in Makawao.
She will present a talk titled "Reinventing Success - An Olympian's Journey."
The public is invited. Cost of breakfast is $13.
For information, contact Rotary Club of Maui Upcounty President Carl Marsch at (970) 531-1810.
Kahului Hongwanji yard sale planned
KAHULUI - Kahului Hongwanji will hold a yard sale from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at its temple, located at 291 S. Puunene Ave.
Items for sale include food, baked goods, fresh produce, plants, tools, children's clothes, toys and more.
For more information, call the temple office 871-4732.
Applications now available for senior fair
Booth applications for the annual Maui County Senior Fair are now being accepted. The fair will be from 8 a.m. to noon Oct. 27 at War Memorial Gymnasium in Wailuku.
Interested senior citizen clubs, nonprofit organizations, government agencies, for-profit organizations and businesses, and politicians and/or candidates may participate.
To obtain a booth application form and fee amount contact Kecia Sakugawa or Gerry Lum at 249-2970, or email Kecia at firstname.lastname@example.org. Application form and booth fee must be received by MEO by Sept. 17.
Seabury student to enter college early
GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. - Alana Pagano of Makawao, who recently completed the 10th-grade at Seabury Hall, will attend Bard College at Simon's Rock during the fall 2012 semester.
Bard College at Simon's Rock is the only residential college in the country specifically designed to provide bright, highly motivated students with the opportunity to begin college immediately after the 10th- or 11th-grade. Early college students are on track to graduate from college one or two years ahead of their peers.
"Simon's Rock receives a number of impressive applications every year," said Director of Admission Steven Coleman. "In a highly selective process, Pagano's achievements stood out."