Health care topic of Rotary presentation
Tom Roy, account executive for University Health Alliance, will speak about health care at the 7 a.m. Monday meeting of the Lahaina Sunrise Rotary Club at the Historic Pioneer Inn on Front Street.
The presentation will examine the benefits of health and wellness and their importance in addressing the concerns with increasing costs of health care.
Sheldon Simeon is a Maui Culinary Academy graduate as well as the executive chef of Star Noodle and a “Top Chef” Seattle contender.
The Maui News / CARLA TRACY photo
Topics will cover how insurance companies and health care providers operate in Hawaii, national health statistics and trends, nutrition, exercise and PPACA health care reform (aka "Obamacare").
For more information or directions, call Tera Paleka at 870-3653.
Sale to benefit Aloha Cruisers program
Na Hoaloha - Neighbors Helping Neighbors will hold its "Greatest Sale on Earth" from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Baldwin High School, 1650 Kaahumanu Ave., Wailuku.
Items for sale will include baked goods, clothing, plants, furniture, household goods and a variety of rummage items. Proceeds will benefit the group's Aloha Cruisers senior transportation program. Donations of items are welcome.
Shoe drive at Wailuku First Friday event
If the Shoe Fits, at 21 N. Market St. in Wailuku, is having a shoe drive from 6 to 9 p.m. during the Wailuku First Friday event to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Maui.
All donations will help the agency provide professional supported one-to-one mentoring relationships that change the lives of Maui children for the better, according to a news release. Visit the website at www.bbbshawaii.org or call 242-9754 for more information or to schedule a pickup of items.
Saturday sale to benefit senior club
Hale Mahaolu Ehiku Senior Club will have a rummage sale and craft fair from 7 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Ehiku community hall, 56 Ehiku St., in Kihei.
Proceeds will support the club.
Scholarship for architecture students
The Maui Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, in conjunction with AIA National, is offering two scholarships.
AIA Maui will award one $1,500 scholarship to a graduating high school senior and one $3,000 scholarship to an architectural college student.
Applicants must be Maui County residents, accepted and enrolled in a school or college accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board, pursuing a degree in the field of architecture.
The scholarships will be awarded on the basis of scholastic achievement, extracurricular activities and financial need. The award of scholarship funds requires enrollment confirmation from the school or college.
Scholarship applications and nomination forms are available online at aiamaui.blogspot.com/p/scholarship.html.
The application deadline is June 12.
Rummage on Sunday to benefit team
The Pono fast-pitch 12 and under team will have a multi-family rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, in the Lihikai School cafeteria in Kahului. The sale is a fundraiser for the team.
Culinary academy to host 'Open Kitchen'
The University of Hawaii Maui College Maui Culinary Academy will present an "Open Kitchen" event from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. May 10.
The general orientation session will include information about summer and fall classes, how to enroll, a behind-the-scenes tour of the Pa'ina Culinary Arts Center, the chance to mingle with MCA's chef faculty and graduates, and interactive food tastings.
Guest speakers will include Tylun Pang, executive chef for the Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui, and Hubert Des Marais, executive chef for the Fairmont Orchid, Kohala Coast Hawaii.
For more information and to reserve a seat at "Open Kitchen," call Chris Speere at 984-3690 or Kulamanu Vorhies at 984-3272. UH-MC Culinary Program and application information may be found at www.maui.hawaii.edu/culinary. The reservation deadline for "Open Kitchen" is May 8.