Tulsi Gabbard slated to speak in Waikapu
U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, who represents the 2nd Congressional District that includes Maui County, will speak to the Native Hawaiian Chamber of Commerce on March 25 at the Maui Tropical Plantation in Waikapu.
"An Evening with Tulsi Gabbard" will run from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
TULSI GABBARD, U.S. Rep.
The congresswoman is expected to speak on economic and cultural issues impacting the lives of Native Hawaiians and the businesspeople of Maui.
Gabbard is one of two female combat veterans serving in Congress and is the first Hindu and first female of Samoan ancestry. She sits on the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and Pacific and on the Homeland Security Subcommittee on Borders and Maritime Security.
The meeting is open to the public. Dinner is $20.
Those attending must RSVP by March 22 with Kai Pelayo by phone at 874-2426 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, call Katherine Smith at 268-0787 or go to the website www.mauihawaiianchamber.org.
Condo council to host Waikapu seminar
The Condominium Council of Maui will hold a seminar on securing association property, residential safety and protecting against cyber theft beginning at 9 a.m. Tuesday at the King Kamehameha Golf Club in Waikapu.
Speakers will provide information on security. There also will be vendors on hand, and prizes will be given out.
The cost is $50 for members and $60 for nonmembers. The fee includes a buffet lunch. All attendees must RSVP by mail or register online. For more information on how to register, visit the council's website at www.mauicondocouncil.com.
Installation of planters to impact traffic
The Department of Parks and Recreation will install concrete planters near 1377 Front St. in Lahaina on Tuesday, and traffic will be affected.
During the installation from 8 to 9 a.m., Front Street will be blocked off. The county advises motorists to adjust their travel schedules.
Haleakala official to be at visitor center
New Haleakala National Park Superintendent Natalie Gates will appear at a Kipahulu community meeting beginning at 5 p.m. March 20 at the park's visitor center in Kipahulu.
Topics on the agenda include updates on the commercial services plan and on the Kipahulu comprehensive site plan.
The meeting is an opportunity to raise issues, to learn more about the park and to meet park staff.