Hawaii's dolphins topic of presentation
A presentation titled "Hawaii's Dolphins: Human Impacts and Conservation Action" will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Pacific Whale Foundation's Discovery Center in Maalaea.
The presentation will be shown live via streaming video with presenter Sarah Courbis, a research associate at Portland State University.
Courbis recently co-presented a talk at the Hawaii Conservation Conference in which she presented results from a study showing that the visitors most likely to harass wildlife also have a strong pro-environmental orientation, a release said. The study also showed that the majority of Hawaii's visitors are unaware of marine conservation laws and eco-friendly recognition programs.
The presentation is free and open to the public.
For more information, call 856-8304.
Meeting tonight at Maui Waena school
Maui Waena Intermediate School will have a 7th- and 8th-grade "Meet & Greet" from 5 to 6 p.m. today.
The gathering is an opportunity for parents and guardians to meet teachers, counselors, administrators and staff. Participants will also learn how to get connected to Edline.net and monitor their children's grades.
Book sale at Whole Foods Market
Maui Friends of the Library will have a book sale at Whole Foods Market in the Maui Mall from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
There will be a large variety of donated fiction, nonfiction and oversize books for sale. Each child present will be able to select a free book from designated boxes of children's books, while supplies last.
Maui Friends of the Library is an all-volunteer organization that supports the public libraries of Maui County with funding for programs, library materials and equipment. For more information about this sale and the organization's used bookstores, visit www.mauifriendsofthelibrary.org.
Maui News publisher to speak at meeting
Joe Bradley, editor and publisher of The Maui News, will be the guest speaker at the Kiwanis Club of Maui's noon meeting Thursday at Carey & Eddie's Hideaway Restaurant & Lounge in Kahului.
He will speak on "Newspapers in the 21st Century."
The meeting is open to the public and visitors are welcome. Lunch is $12.
For more information, contact Kathy Anderson at 357-8877.
Sea turtles focus of talk at ocean center
Researcher and biologist Cheryl King will deliver a talk on sea turtles from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 28 at the Maui Ocean Center.
Her presentation will focus on how one can get involved in saving sea turtles. King has researched turtles for more than 17 years and is in her 14th nesting season running Hawaii Wildlife Fund's Hawksbill Recovery Project, which focuses on the conservation of Maui's nesting and foraging hawksbill population.
The event is part of the center's free Sea Talks series. Admission is through the aquarium's front gate from 6 to 6:40 p.m. Seating is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis. Advance reservations are recommended. Call 270-7088.
Maui Fair participant applications available
Applications for participants in the 91st Maui Fair, including for the Maui Fair parade and commercial exhibit booths, are available at www.mauifair.com.
The fair opens with the parade at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 3. The deadline for parade applications is Sept. 13. A mandatory parade participant meeting will be held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Sept. 18 in the Alexa Higashi Meeting Room at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center.
Commercial exhibit tent booths are available on a first-come, first-served basis and application approval will be confirmed by notification from a Maui Fair representative.
Applications for livestock and poultry exhibitors are also available at www.mauifair.com.