Local Briefs

Makeup class for cancer patients set

A class specifically created for individuals navigating through their cancer journey will be held from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Sephora at Whaler’s Village in Kaanapali.

“Classes for Confidence,” is a free, 90-minute, hands-on beauty class that teaches one how to create a natural makeup look.

The makeup tips include soothing skin-care routines and quick-fix makeup tricks that help restore glow, and also the appearance of brows and lashes that may be affected by radiation and chemotherapy treatments. The event includes a surprise goody bag and validated parking.

All skin-care and color products used in the class are designed for sensitive skin. They do not contain acids or ingredients that stimulate cell growth, according to a news release. Those interested in attending should consult their doctor if they may have questions about specific ingredients to avoid.

To register, see www.pacific cancerfoundation.org/

“Eco-Vegan” talk

to be presented

“How Not to Go Extinct” through a nonviolent eco-vegan lifestyle is the topic of a talk to be given at 7 p.m. Sept. 19 at the Cameron Center, 95 Mahalani St. in Wailuku.

The speaker will be Sailesh Rao, founder and executive director of the nonprofit Climate Healers, which is dedicated to healing the Earth’s climate.

His free talk is presented by the Vegetarian Society of Hawaii.

Rao will focus on how climate change, biodiversity loss, ecosystems collapse and chemical pollution can cause premature extinction on Earth. He will explain how a nonviolent eco-vegan lifestyle can prevent extinction, according to a news release.

Rao is also a systems specialist with a doctorate in electrical engineering from Stanford University and an executive producer of a new documentary, “A Prayer for Compassion.”

The event is open to the public; no reservations needed. Food will be provided by Down to Earth Kahului.

For more information call 385-2790 or email jerome. kellner@gmail.com.


Smart Driver Course is offered

AARP will hold a “Smart Driver Course” from 1 to 5:15 p.m. Saturday at Kalama Heights in Kihei. 

The four-hour classroom course is designed for drivers 50 and older, but all adults are welcome.

The emphasis is on becoming more aware of common age-related physical changes, how they affect one’s driving ability and how to compensate.

The $20 fee (cash or check) will be collected at the beginning of the class. AARP members receive a $5 discount with proof of membership.

Some insurance carriers offer three-year discounts to those who complete the class. 

Pre-registration is requested.

Call Kaunoa at 270-7308.


Elima Senior Club to hold rummage sale

Hale Mahaolu Elima Senior Club will be holding a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at Elima Senior Center, behind Luana Gardens.

Clothes, household goods and plants will be for sale. Money raised will be used for club excursions and social activities.

Parking is available in unmarked stalls at the center.

Donations for the sale will be accepted from 11 a.m. 3 p.m. Friday at the Elima Senior Center.


Peace Day event to be held in Makawao

Makawao Hongwanji Buddhist Temple will celebrate Peace Day beginning at 9 a.m., Sept. 21 at the church in Makawao.

The public is invited to this Hongwanji Buddhist Temples of Maui celebration of Peace Day. It will be done through reflection, meditation and folding of origami cranes, a symbol of the universal aspiration for peace and harmony for all people and all forms of life, according to a news release.

The event will begin with a Buddhist service that will be officiated by Makawao’s resident minister the Rev. Kerry Kiyohara. It will be followed by a walking meditation on the temple grounds led by Vietnamese Buddhist Center Chua Tu Hanh, as an expression of the celebration’s theme “Walk in Peace.”

Thousands of white origami cranes will be displayed. They were folded by members of the Makawao temple, from young to old.

For more information, call the Makawao temple office at 572-7229, weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., or send email to peace@makawaohongwanji.org.


Peace speaker slated for Monday

Helen Jaccard of Veterans For Peace will be the guest speaker of the Rotary Club of Kahului when it meets from noon to 1 p.m. Monday at Tante’s Island Cuisine.

Jaccard will talk about Veterans For Peace’s Golden Rule Project.

In 1958, four Quakers sailed Golden Rule, a small ketch, from Los Angeles toward the Marshall Islands Pacific Proving Grounds in an attempt to stop nuclear bomb tests. Although the crew was arrested in Honolulu, the public outcry over their detention would eventually be a factor in convincing President Kennedy to sign the Limited Nuclear Test Ban Treaty of 1963, according to a news release.

Now, spurred by renewed possibilities of nuclear weapons use, the restored Golden Rule is sailing the Pacific on an educational mission for peace in the Pacific.

Lunch is $20.

For more information about Rotary, contact club President Kwanza Woodson at 268-0137 or kwoodson@hi-employment.com, or visit www. kahuluirotary.com.


2nd Friday Party in Lahaina planned

The 2nd Friday Party in Lahaina will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday.

It will be an early start to Lahaina’s Festivals of Aloha.

Featured will be complimentary Hawaiian music, locally made goods and informational booths. Main stage is at Campbell Park.

Stores and restaurants will have specials and entertainment.

For latest event listings see www.mauifridays.com.


Photos accepted for Maui Fair contest

The 97th Maui Fair Photo Salon Contest is accepting entries for the annual fair, which runs Oct. 3-6.

The contest is open to residents of Maui County. Entries must have be taken after Oct.1, 2018.

Entries can be submitted and paid for online until Sept. 23. Entries can be dropped off and/or paid for in person at two sites in Kahului as late as Sept. 28.

Details about submitting and paying for entries, as well as applications, rules and more information, are available at MauiFair.com or MauiCamera Club.com.

The contest has three divisions: student, for kindergarten through 12th grade; open, for amateur photographers; and expert, for professionals, recognized photo experts and those who earned first place in the Open Division of previous fairs. 

There are three categories: monochrome/black-and-white prints, color prints, and photo art (any color photo that was digitally altered so it doesn’t look like a “normal” photo).

First, second and third place will be awarded in each category, along with three honorable mentions.

Photo paper, digital and film photos may be submitted.

Entry fee per photo is $7 for open and expert, with an online registration fee of $5 per photo. The entry fee for students is $4 per photo, with a $2 per photo online registration fee.

After the fair, photos can be picked up Oct. 8-12 at Picture It Framed, 230 Hana Highway, #8, in Kahului.

If the photos are not picked up by the end of the day Oct. 12, they may be auctioned off.

For any questions, call David Schoonover at 281-2654 or send email to mauifairphotosalon@gmail.com. 


Science funds offered to schools

Applications are due Sept. 25 for the Bayer Hawaii Science Education Fund.

The program helps provide programs, tools, supplies and equipment to enhance science education at public schools with students at the intermediate, high school and college levels on Maui, Molokai and Oahu.

Since it was established in 2005, this fund has awarded more than $287,000 to schools in Hawaii.

It is part of the Bayer Fund, a not-for-profit organization that works to strengthen farming/rural communities and the communities where Bayer employees live and work, according to a news release.

To download an application, visit bit.ly/30UAeRS and click the download link at the bottom of the page.

For information, call Kai Pelayo at 874-2632.


SAT workshops to be held Sept. 21-22

Test-Prep Hawaii will be offering SAT workshops at King Kekaulike and Baldwin high schools.

The session at King Kekaulike will be held over two days, Sept. 21 and 22, from 1 to 3 p.m. each day. The cost is $120.

The workshop at Baldwin will be held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Sept. 21. It costs $60.

The registration fee includes all class materials.

For more information, call (808) 261-6666.


Help for previously incarcerated people

The Maui Coming Home Council, which helps men and women as they are released from prison and jails, will meet at 5 p.m. Sept. 19 in Maui Economic Opportunity’s Classroom 2 in Wailuku.

MCHC is a community group whose volunteers come from a variety of backgrounds. They provide support for safe, secure, clean and sober housing in transitional shelter programs, according to a news release.

MCHC members meet clients as they are released from a facility. They provide transportation to a destination of the client’s choice, and they provide a backpack, hygiene items and clothing items.

For more information, contact MEO Case Manager Bishop Pahia at 243-4356 or send email to bishop.pahia@meoinc .org.


Accident prevention talks at open house

A talk on how to avoid trips and falls will be held during Roselani Place’s open house and community event from 1 to 3 p.m. Sept. 21.

The assisted living facility is located at 88 S. Papa Avenue in Kahului.

Bayada Home Health will give the presentation on trips and falls, which can be affected by environmental factors as well as changes in vision, balance and strength.

Attendees will be able to have a fall risk assessment, and a Bayada clinician will offer recommendations.

Model apartments will be open for viewing. There will be door prizes and refreshments.

Admission is free, and the public is invited.

To reserve a space or for more information, send email to debbie@roselaniplace.com or call 871-7720.


Water director to speak in Waikapu

The water restrictions on Waikapu will be the topic at the Waikapu Community Association general membership meeting, which is from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday at Valley Isle Fellowship.

The entrance is off Kokololio Road, next to Waikapu Gardens.

Guest speaker Jeff Pearson, director of the Maui County Department of Water Supply, will address the water restrictions put on the Waikapu community and answer questions.

Also, representatives of helicopter companies have been invited to speak to the association regarding helicopters flying over Waikapu.


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