Local Briefs

Miniature Shikoku Island pilgrimage

Kula Shofukuji Shingon Mission, 113 Puanani Place, invites the community to its Osuna Fumi celebration beginning at 10 a.m. Sunday. Attendees may take a miniature version of the famous 745-mile Shikoku Island pilgrimage. Step on 88 sand bags filled with original sand from each respective temple and offer prayers in front of temple photos, scrolls and deities.


Miss Maui Filipina pageant Saturday

The Maui Filipino Community Council will present the 60th Miss Maui Filipina Scholarship Pageant at 7 p.m. Saturday at Maui Beach Hotel.

Contestants Mary Grace Basig, Mary Eileen Varquez and Amber Lana will vie for the title of Miss Maui Filipina 2019. They will compete in five phases of competition: a pre-pageant interview, swimsuit, talent, speech and onstage interview.

Miss Maui Filipina 2019 will receive a scholarship, a trip to the Philippines and the opportunity to represent Maui in the Miss Hawaii Filipina Scholarship Pageant in July. The theme of the pageant is “Be Empowered.”

Tickets are $40 and include one beverage and light refreshments. For more information, contact Pageant Chairperson Michelle Santos at 264-0871 or mmf.mfcc@gmail.com.


Von Linne plays for Manao Radio

Steven Von Linne and friends will perform from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Maui Coffee Attic in Wailuku. Pre-event tickets are $15 or $20 at the door. Proceeds will benefit the musicians and listener-supported Manao Radio.

The International Steven Von Linne Express Band, plus surprise guests, are scheduled to join Von Linne.

To buy tickets and make reservations, visit Maui Coffee Attic or call 250-9555.


Plan and pay for a 100-year life

AARP Hawaii invites people of all ages to attend the Finance Your Future conference from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Kaunoa Senior Center, 401 Alakapa Place in Paia.

This year’s theme is about planning for and paying for a 100-year life. Topics include living on a budget, planning for increased health costs, estate planning, smart investing, financial planning, and understanding Medicare and Social Security. The cost is $5, which includes lunch.

Register at aarp.cvent.com/fiance6-29 or by calling (877) 926-8300.


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