Kapa-making workshop to teach basics
Maui Nui Botanical Gardens will host an "Introduction to Kapa Making" workshop led by kapa-maker and former MNBG Executive Director Lisa Schattenburg-Raymond from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the gardens.
Attendees will learn about the cultivation of wauke plants, harvesting techniques, an introduction to kapa equipment and tools, and the processing of wauke fiber.
Kapa-making tools and materials are shown
Maui Nui Botanical Gardens photo
Nina Lee photo
Space is limited and a workshop fee of $125 applies. Current garden members will receive a discount. Contact 249-2798 or firstname.lastname@example.org to request a reservation form and to inquire about additional workshop dates.
The gardens are at 150 Kanaloa Ave., in Kahului.
Baseball league will collect canned food
Maui Adult Baseball League is holding its annual canned food drive and fundraiser from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday at Iron Maehara baseball stadium in Kahului.
All donations will go to the Maui Food Bank.
Dinner dance party catered by Capische?
The Aloha Ballroom Dance Academy will host its 2014 Springtime Dinner Dance Party from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. April 9 at the Kihei Community Center.
The evening will feature a buffet dinner by Brian Etheredge, chef/owner of Capische? restaurant in Wailea. This adults-only event welcomes singles and couples, dancers and nondancers to join in fellowship, dinner and dancing.
There will be three hours of continuous contemporary music featuring Latin and ballroom music, including salsa, swing, tango, R&B and hustle.
Tickets are $30 through Friday, and $40 thereafter. Call 879-0055 to purchase tickets.
Recycling coordinator to speak at meeting
Maui County Recycling Coordinator Hana Steel will be the guest speaker at the Kiwanis Club of Maui's noon meeting Thursday at Carey & Eddie's Hideaway Restaurant in Kahului.
Steel will give her "State of the Garbage Address."
The meeting is open to the public. The cost of lunch is $12.
For more information, call Kathy Anderson at 357-8877.
Radiation dangers topic of presentation
Debra Greene will discuss the danger of electromagnetic radiation from cellphones, cordless phones, Wi-Fi and smart meters when she joins the Rotary Club of Kihei Wailea as guest speaker during the club's noon meeting today at Mulligans on the Blue.
Greene has worked in the field of energy medicine for more than 20 years, according to a news release. She is an author, practitioner, seminar facilitator and speaker.
The cost for lunch is $16. The public is welcome to attend.
LHS plans parent information night
Lahainaluna High School invites parents of currently enrolled students to attend the school year's final quarterly Parent Information Night at 6 p.m. Thursday in the Samuel Kamakau Library.
The session includes information in preparation for next school year, graduation updates, as well as other information.
Diane Gomes of Grad Nite Disney will also share information regarding travel packets for the popular senior destination.
After the business meeting portion, third-quarter report cards will be distributed. For more information, call the school office at 662-4000.
Bank taking donations for canoe voyage
American Savings Bank branches will be accepting cash donations from customers through April 19 for the Polynesian Voyaging Society's Malama Honua voyage.
With each donation of $25 or more, ASB will give customers a complimentary eco-bag displaying the voyage route.
On May 17, the Hokule'a and sister canoe, Hikianalia, will embark on a four-year journey around the world to spread their mission of bringing together organizations and individuals dedicated to learning together how to care for Earth's environmental and cultural resources, demonstrating the powerful learning that happens when place-based education occurs between communities around the world, according to an announcement.
For more information, call Stephanie Hughes-White, director of internal communications at 541-8310 or email email@example.com.