Corporate power topic of lecture
Move to Amend Coalition national spokesman David Cobb will discuss building connections, inspiring activism and the origins of corporate power during an appearance on the University of Hawaii Maui College campus on Wednesday.
The speech, sponsored by the UH-MC Peace Club and the Green Party of Hawai'i, will begin at 6:15 p.m. in the Kalama building, room 108. The event is free and the public is invited to attend.
Cobb, an attorney, is the national projects director of Democracy Unlimited.
The Move to Amend Coalition is a national partnership of more than 328,000 people and hundreds of organizations whose goal is to amend the U.S. Constitution to end corporate rule by building a multiracial, cross-class democracy movement.
For more information, contact Chuck Carletta at 984-3305 or Nikhilananda at 572-8787.
Social club will host pizza party
The Italian American Social Club will host a pizza party beginning at 6 p.m. Tuesday in St. Theresa Church Hall in Kihei.
Eric Mitchell, president of Outrigger Pizza Co. will be making different types of pizza in a wood-fired mobile pizza oven.
He will be speaking about this style of pizza as well as how he came up with the idea and why he brought it to Maui.
The public is welcome. There will be a cost of $10 per person at the door.
For more information or reservations, contact Don Tedesco at 298-0970 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
School planning 50th annivesary
Organizers of Kula School's 50 Years of Excellence Celebration are seeking community participation and will hold a meeting for those interested in participating at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Kula Elementary School's Room F-103.
The event scheduled for Sept. 6 at the school will include a luau, a talk story, music and a memorabilia exhibit. Alumni and residents are asked to help plan the event. Assistance is needed in all areas including food and entertainment.
For more information call 876-7614 or email email@example.com.
Fundraiser for Maui Crush Soccer girls
The Maui Crush Soccer girls team (15 and younger) will hold a fundraiser at the McDonald's on Dairy Road in Kahului from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. A portion of all sales will go toward offsetting travel expenses for the team's trip this summer to Portland, Ore.
Hawaiian Airlines topic of discussion
Leona Duarte, a Maui sales executive with Hawaiian Airlines, will be the guest speaker at the noon meeting of the Rotary Club of Kahului on Monday at Cafe O'Lei at the Dunes at Maui Lani.
Duarte will provide updates regarding Hawaiian Airlines. She will also provide airfare comparisons, the cost breakdown of an average domestic flight on an Airbus 330 and a comparison of various price increases from 2004 to 2013, according to a news release.
Duarte was born and raised on Maui and has been involved with the airline industry since 1981, when she worked for the now-defunct Mid Pacific Airlines. In 1987, she left to work for Hawaiian Airlines; July will mark her 27th year with a company.
The public is invited to the meeting. The cost for lunch is $20 or a $5 program fee. Information about speakers and club service projects can be found at www.kahuluirotary.org. For more information, call club President Paul Janes-Brown at 572-8000.
Paratransit advisory council forming
A meeting to discuss the formation of a paratransit advisory council will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday at the MEO Family Center, 99 Mahalani St. in Wailuku.
The purpose of this meeting is to identify individuals interested in sitting on the council, establish guidelines for operating and determine the council's goals and objectives, according to an announcement.
Once the council is established, it will meet quarterly.
People who are unable to attend this first meeting but would like to offer input may email suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 249-2990, ext. 342.
Rotary club to tour Monsanto facility
A "Rotary on the Road" tour will replace the regular morning meeting of the Rotary Club of Kihei Sunrise on Wednesday.
Club members and guests are invited to tour the Monsanto facility in Kihei. The tour will begin at 9 a.m. at 2111 Piilani Highway. Participants must wear long pants and close-toed shoes.
Members of the public are invited. To participate, email Vocational Chairwoman Margie Flores at email@example.com.
Lucienne de Naie to address Rotary club
The Rotary Club of Kihei-Wailea is hosting speaker Lucienne de Naie, member of the Maui County General Plan Advisory Committee, during its meeting at noon Wednesday at Mulligans on the Blue.
Admission is $16 per person.
De Naie, who also is a researcher, writer and consultant for the Maui Sierra Club and Maui Tomorrow Foundation, will present the history of South Maui and talk about steps to ensure long-term preservation.
YMCA launches support campaign
The Maui Family YMCA invites residents to attend the 2014 Maui Family YMCA Community Support Campaign kickoff beginning at noon Friday in the Y's Fitness Studio.
This year's luncheon will feature Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui as the keynote speaker, as well as a special address by Mayor Alan Arakawa.
This year, the Maui Family YMCA set the goal to raise $140,000. Financial gifts to the Y will help advance programming and services that support youth development, healthy living and social responsibility on Maui, according to a news release.
Last year, financial support made it possible for more than 1,000 children to have a safe place to learn and build confidence after school; for 571 families to reconnect and grow together; and 745 children had the opportunity to learn grow and thrive in swim lessons, the release said.
The Maui Family YMCA is at 250 Kanaloa Ave. in Kahului.
Lahaina restoration topic of presentation
Theo Morrison, executive director of the Lahaina Restoration Foundation, will speak at the Rotary Club of Lahaina meeting at noon Thursday at the Royal Ocean Terrace at the Royal Lahaina Resort in Kaanapali.
The foundation is a charitable organization chartered in 1962 to restore, maintain and preserve Lahaina's physical, cultural and historic legacies. The foundation oversees and maintains 15 major historical structures and museums in Lahaina.
For more information call club President Art Ortiz at 344-3010.
Women and heart disease topic of talk
The Rotary Club of Maui will host Beth Mathias and Jocelyn Moniz, Go Red for Women ambassadors, at its noon meeting Thursday in the Class Act Dining Room at the University of Hawaii Maui College.
The women will speak about the impact of heart disease nationally and locally, risk factors, prevention, National Heart Month, and 10 years of the Go Red for Women movement.
The meeting is open to the public. The cost is $20 for a three-course luncheon and meeting. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org.