Talk to focus on home schooling topics
KIHEI - Maui resident Gail Nagasako, author of "Homeschooling: Why and How," will speak about home schooling at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Kihei Public Library.
Nagasako has more than 20 years of experience as a home-school support group leader and counselor. She is also the mother of a now-grown home-schooled son.
Nagasako will share information about home schooling and why it may be beneficial for a child and family. The free one-hour program will include a question-and-answer session.
For more information, call 875-6833.
Rotary club to host Pau Hana gathering
KIHEI - The Rotary Club of Kihei Sunrise will host a Pau Hana gathering from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Porto Restaurant in Maalaea. In lieu of the regular Wednesday morning breakfast meeting, club members will gather together in this casual setting, according to a news release.
All interested business professionals are invited to attend this gathering to meet Kihei Sunrise Club members. Porto food and beverage prices will be reduced during the gathering.
"This is a great opportunity to network and get to know Rotary members in an informal and relaxed setting," said Rotary Club of Kihei Sunrise President Patty Hemmen. "We look forward to meeting new business leaders and sharing networking opportunities."
For more information, call Hemmen at 280-8372 or visit www.kiheirotary.org.
Financial and estate planning talk set
KAHULUI - Roya Deyhim of Est8Planning Counsel LLC will present a talk on financial and estate planning from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Roselani Place, 88 South Papa Ave. in Kahului.
The talk is part of the assisted living community's Aging Wisely Community Series.
Participants are asked to bring a notebook or iPad.
Roselani Place also will host an open house with model apartments available for viewing. Light refreshments will be served.
For more information, call 871-7720 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Former NBA player to speak at Rotary
Former professional basketball player John Francis Wetzel 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.
During his career, Wetzel played with the Los Angeles Lakers, Phoenix Suns and 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.
Pet adoption, food and supply drive set
KAHULUI - The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Maui will hold a pet adoption, food and supply drive from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Island Subaru, located at 110 Hana Highway in Kahului.
SPCA Maui will provide information about its affordable spay and neuter services and details about adoptable cats and dogs. There will be complimentary "Subaru Love a Pet Goodie Bags" with every adoption.
The public is also encouraged to donate pet care supplies including bleach, cat litter, dish soap, paper towels, trash bags and old linens such as towels, blankets and sheets. Dry food, wet food and pet treats will also be collected.
For more information, call 280-0738 or visit www.spcamaui.org.
St. Anthony to hold fundraiser carnival
WAILUKU - St. Anthony Junior-Senior High School will hold a carnival Saturday as a fundraiser for the symphonic band's trip to New York's Carnegie Hall next year.
The event will be from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on the school campus.
There will be food, games, entertainment, crafts and activities.
The band will perform at Carnegie Hall on April 1.
Around 45 students, along with teachers and chaperons, will make the trip to perform in the National Band and Orchestra Festival. At the festival, bands will be judged by college and university professionals.
For more information call the school at 244-4190.
9th Life will host No Kill Conference
WAIKAPU - 9th Life Hawaii will host a No Kill Conference from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in Kahili Golf Course's Nahele Banquet Room.
Keynote speaker Nathan Winogard, along with Diane Blankenburg of the Nevada Humane Society, will talk about the no-kill movement. Ryan Clinton, co-founder of No Kill Austin, will discuss how to work with legislators to implement no-kill practices.
The cost is $50 per person in advance or $75 at the door. Admission includes a lunch with vegan options.
To register, call 572-3499 or visit www.9thlifehawaii.org.