Foundation to meet at Old Lahaina Prison
Lahaina Restoration Foundation will be hosting its 51st annual Breakfast Meeting from 8:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Old Lahaina Prison.
The meeting is open to the public, and the $20 fee is all inclusive.
Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. followed with a breakfast buffet catered by CJ's Deli.
Following breakfast, there will be a short business meeting lead by President David Allaire, a scholarship award presentation, a look at the foundation's 2013 accomplishments, and a foundation update on upcoming projects and goals set for 2014 with Executive Director Theo Morrison.
The foundation will be awarding $35,000 in scholarships to Lahainaluna seniors and alumni. The awards are based on essays the students wrote about the importance of preserving Lahaina's history.
Parking will be available at the Lahaina Hongwanji Mission, 551 Wainee St., as well as Front and Prison streets. Seats are limited and reservations and payment in advance are required.
To reserve a seat, call 661-3262.
Rummage and food sale at mission
Kahului Jodo Mission will have a rummage and food sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the church hall.
Food items for sale will include nishime, laulau, bento lunch, Spam musubi, chicken hekka, kalua pig, sushi and a variety of desserts and pickled foods.
There will also be plants and vegetables available for sale.
Proceeds from this sale will help support the activities of the church, according to a news release.
For more information or to donate items, call Iris Nitta at 276-4774.
The mission is located at 325 Laau St.
Kaunoa Senior Services topic of talk
Dana Acosta, RSVP director with Kaunoa Senior Services, will be guest speaker at the Kiwanis Club of Maui's noon meeting Thursday at Carey & Eddie's Hideaway Restaurant in Kahului.
Acosta will talk about the ways Kaunoa cares for Maui County seniors, according to an announcement.
The meeting is open to the public. Lunch is $12.
For more information, call Kathy Anderson at 357-8877.
Tevaga will perform at Baldwin Home
Marvin Tevaga will perform from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday during the free Hawaiian Music Series concert on the Baldwin Home Museum lawn in Lahaina.
Chairs are limited, and blankets, mats and low beach chairs are welcome. The museum is on the corner of Front and Dickenson streets.
The concert is part of the Lahaina Restoration Foundation's ongoing Hawaiian Music Series program supported by the Hawaii Tourism Authority and the county Office of Economic Development.
For more information, call the Lahaina Restoration Foundation office at 661-3262.
Relay for Life teams forming for event
The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Central and South Maui will take place from 6 p.m. June 28 to 6 a.m. June 29 at War Memorial Complex.
Relay For Life is an overnight event that mobilizes communities throughout the country to celebrate survivors, remember loved ones lost and raise money for the fight against cancer, according to an announcement.
Teams are encouraged to sign up early.
For more information on the Relay For Life or to register a team, go to www.relayforlife.org/centralmauihi, or call event Chairwoman Monica Erice at 264-8314.
Celebration of children at college
The Hawaii Association for the Education of the Young Child-Maui Chapter will hold a celebration of children from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the University of Hawaii Maui College in the Pilina multipurpose room.
This annual, free event is sponsored by HAEYC-Maui Chapter and the UH-MC early-childhood program. Families, caregivers and children will experience a variety of information and hands-on activities as well as make-and-take projects for children ages 1 to 5.
Local preschools will provide information about programs and registration processes.
Hawaii AEYC-Maui Chapter promotes, supports and expands quality and professionalism in early-childhood programs and services for Hawaii's children, according to an announcement.
Lunch sale to benefit scholarship fund
The Maui Puerto Rican Association will have a Puerto Rican plate lunch sale at Hoaloha Park in Kahului from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday to benefit its scholarship fund.
The plate lunch consists of pasteles, gandule rice and bacalao salad and sells for $8. Pre-sale tickets are available from Maui Puerto Rican Association members or by calling 283-3010 or Heritage Hall at 243-0065.
The association has awarded $106,250 in scholarships to 129 Maui scholars of Puerto Rican descent since 1982.
Life coach will conduct free seminar
Ed Gazmen, a certified life coach, will conduct a seminar on "How To Set And Achieve Any Goal You Have" from noon to 1 p.m. Friday at the Maui County Business Resource Center at the Maui Mall.
Admission is free. To register, call the resource center at 873-8247.
VW enthusiasts plan Sunday cruise
Volkswagen enthusiasts are invited to participate in a VW Sunday Cruise on April 27.
Participants will meet at Piilani Shopping Center in Kihei at 8:45 a.m. After a 9:20 a.m. briefing, the cruise will begin at 9:30 a.m. and head toward Lahaina.
The cruise will end at Kahului Shopping Center.
For more information, call Hermaine Souza at 875-0997.
Taro Recipe Contest accepting entries
The East Maui Taro Festival on May 3 at Hana Ballpark will include a Taro Recipe Contest sponsored by Onipa'a Na Hui Kalo, a statewide organization of taro growers and enthusiasts.
The contest is open to all people and organizations.
Participants must bring their taro dish prepared and ready to taste for the judges, along with the recipe and the name, address and contact information of the person or group who made the dish. Entries should be dropped off at the Hui Kalo - Taro Task Force table in the taro tent at the festival no later than 11 a.m.
Dishes will be judged on presentation, taste and creativity. Any part of the taro plant can be an ingredient in the dish. A prize of a papa and a pohaku ku'i 'ai (poi board and stone) will go to the first-place winner of the recipe contest. Second- and third-place winners will receive Foodland gift cards.