Sale to benefit Maui AIDS Foundation
The Maui AIDS Foundation garage sale is set for 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in Kihei.
There will be rummage items, a bake sale and entertainment throughout the day. Money raised from the event will go to support programs of the foundation, which includes case management, prevention and education and housing support.
The foundation will be accepting items through Friday. Call 283-1090 to schedule a drop off.
Leftover items will be donated to Women Helping Women.
The sale will be held at 807 Kupulau Drive.
For more information, contact Dana Nitti at Maui AIDS Foundation at 242-4900, ext. 225 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Safety professional to address club
The president and chief executive officer of Pacific Safety Solutions will speak Wednesday to the Rotary Club of Kihei Sunrise at the Five Palms Restaurant at the Mana Kai Maui Resort.
Gordon Gillis, owner of one of the largest nonprofit safety service providers in North America, will discuss the topic "Talking Story with a 25-year Safety Veteran" at the breakfast meeting that begins at 7:30 a.m.
A workplace fatality while working as a facilities and maintenance manager of a high-tech steel firm was the catalyst for Gillis changing his career, a news release about the event said. Following that event, Gillis devoted his career to helping organizations to build a positive culture of change in their organizations through training, keynote sessions and motivational events.
Gillis holds a master's degree with an emphasis in communication and public speaking. His is a certified health and safety consultant, certified safety professional and Canadian registered safety professional.
Breakfast costs $22. The public is invited.
For more information, contact club President Christine Pawliuk at 292-2242 or go to club's website at www.kiheirotary.org.
School evacuation drill Wednesday
Kamalii Elementary School in Kihei will conduct a state-mandated schoolwide evacuation drill at 9 a.m. Wednesday.
Students and staff will be walking from the school to the lot next to the ABC store on South Kihei Road. The contingent will walk on the sidewalk down Ke Alii Alanui Street after attendance is taken and return to the campus afterward.
In the past, the drill has taken about 35 to 40 minutes.
On this day, students should wear head gear and bring a water bottle.
For more information, call Vice Principal Bill Rolph at 875-6840, ext. 226.
'Giving Back' seeks mentors
There will be a free mini-training for "Giving Back" mentors from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday at the Kaunoa Senior Center.
The training is for people interested in being a mentor to elders in a group setting one to three times a month. Participants sharpen their cognitive skills, balance, coordination and focus by participating in the Move With Balance program.
For more information, contact Karen Peterson of Giving Back at 573-3109 or visit movewithbalance.org.
Talk on Alzheimer's, nutrition Tuesday
"A Nutritional Approach to Alzheimer's Disease" is the topic of a presentation from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Down To Earth in Kahului.
Nutritional biochemist Steve Blake will give the presentation. The University of Hawaii instructor is an author who has created dietary analysis software.
The presentation will focus on lowering the risk of Alzheimer's through antioxidant fruits and vegetables. Blake also will offer information on nutrients to lower the buildup of amyloid plaques, the negative effects of frying and the best supplements and medicinal plants.
Service dogs to be focus of meeting
Mo Maurer, founder of Hawaii Canines for Independence, will speak at the Rotary Club of Kihei Wailea meeting at noon Wednesday at Mulligans on the Blue.
She will discuss how service dogs provide their partners with the freedom and confidence to lead more independent lives.
Lunch costs $16.
Talk show host to speak Thursday
Steve Freid, host of the talk show "Life on Maui with Steven Freid," will be speaking to the Rotary Club of Maui at noon Thursday in the Class Act Dining Room at the University of Hawaii Maui College.
He will be addressing the topic "From Life on Maui . . . To Life on Thailand - Temples, Food, and Dentistry."
He has been hosting his TV show for the last eight years. Freid recently lived in a Thai village outside Chiang Mai for six months. As part of his talk, Freid will share facts about medical tourism in Thailand.
The public is invited to the meeting. The cost is $20 for the luncheon and meeting.
Workshop on degree offerings Tuesday
A workshop on bachelor's and master's degree options and certification programs available to Maui residents will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the University of Hawaii Maui College.
The University of Hawaii Center, Maui, is hosting the session that will provide the opportunity to ask questions about UH distance learning programs in an informal setting. The workshop will be in Laulima 108 on the UH-MC campus.
Distance programs currently offered include registered nursing to Bachelor of Science nursing, Master of Arts in Indigenous Language and Culture Education, Kahuawaiola Indigenous Teacher Education certificate program, and bachelor's degrees in Business Administration, Accounting, Nursing, Disaster Preparedness & Emergency Management, and Health Care.
For more information, call 984-3525 or email email@example.com.
Hawaiian Moonlight concert Sept. 14
George Kahumoku Jr. and Gabe Goebbert will be the featured performers at Maui Historical Society's Hawaiian Moonlight concert at 7 p.m. Sept. 14.
Admission is $25, or $20 for Maui Historical Society members. Children 12 and younger will be admitted free with a paid adult admission.
Coolers will be allowed. Soda and water will be available for purchase. Blankets and low-back beach chairs will be permitted. Limited seating will be available for kupuna.
The monthly concert series will take place on the grounds of the Bailey House Museum at 2375A Main St. in Wailuku.
To obtain more information or purchase tickets, call 244-3326 or visit www.mauimuseum.org.
Anniversary ball tickets on sale
The Hawaii Ballroom Dance Association will be hosting its 24th Anniversary Ball at the Maui Beach Hotel's Elleair Ballroom from 5:30 to 10 p.m. Sept. 21.
Tickets are $45 through Sept. 18 and $60 thereafter.
For more information and tickets, call Colleen Mitsuya at 283-1895.
Lecture to focus on watersheds
A lecture titled "Partnerships Protecting our Watersheds: East Maui in Focus" will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 12 in the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary's Kihei Conference room at 726 S. Kihei Road.
The speaker will be Allison Wiest, the community outreach and education liaison for the East Maui Watershed Partnership, which was formed in 1991 and was the first watershed partnership in the state, a release said.
The partnership pools economic, technical and human resources to manage the 120,000-acre East Maui watershed.
Wiest will highlight the value of these partnerships and focus on the work they are doing, such as protecting species and keeping watersheds healthy.
Feline Foundation of Maui to hold sale
The Feline Foundation of Maui will hold a fundraising garage sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in Kihei.
Donations of good saleable items are being accepted for the garage sale, which will be at 231 Kawailani Circle in the Piilani II Subdivision near Safeway in Kihei.
Money raised for the nonprofit organization will go for spaying and neutering of free-roaming and feral cats. Volunteer caretakers maintain cats in managed colonies by trapping the cats, having them neutered or spayed and returning them to their home areas, as an alternative to euthanasia.
To make arrangements to drop off items for the garage sale or to make tax-deductible donations, call 879-3059.