Scout-O-Rama for the whole family
Maui County Council, Boy Scouts of America will host its annual Scout-O-Rama event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Boys & Girls Club of Maui, 100 Kanaloa Ave. in Wailuku.
Scout-O-Rama offers families a day of activities with more than a dozen exhibits, outdoor competitions and live demonstrations. Admission is free.
"The event highlights the core values and skills of Scouting in a fun manner that is open to the entire community," said event Chairwoman Ellie Leialoha.
Scout-O-Rama events include pinewood derby-car racing and informational booths about Scouting and its many lifetime-learning programs.
"For Scouts, the best way to find out what you do best is to do it, and that doing is the focus of Scout-O-Rama," said Danielle Ing, program director of Maui County Council of Boy Scouts of America.
For more information, call 244-3724 or visit www.mauibsa.org.
Rummage and bake sale at Hale Makua
Hale Makua Health Services will hold a rummage and bake sale from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at 1540 Lower Main St. in Wailuku to raise funds for this year's Visitor Industry Charity Walk.
Keiki will be read to at Barnes & Noble
Joanne Laird, program director for the Read Aloud America Program, will present Keiki Story Time at Barnes & Noble in the Lahaina Gateway Center at 2 p.m. Sunday.
This 30-minute Keiki Story Time is geared for children ages pre-kindergarten through 2nd grade. The story time will feature readings from Easter and spring-themed children's picture books. Healthy snacks will be provided by Barnes & Noble.
At the conclusion of the read-aloud session each child will receive a prize from Read Aloud America and will be able to select a new book to take home.
All children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.
Family events set at Kihei Public Library
Kihei Public Library is hosting the following events this month:
* At 3 p.m. Friday, the Chamber Music Hawaii's Spring Wind Quintet will perform a concert. The 45-minute performance is suitable for children ages 5 and older.
* There will be a "Little Kids' Easter Egg Hunt" at 10:05 a.m. Saturday for children 5 and younger. Children, accompanied by a parent or caregiver, are invited to bring their own Easter basket for a gentle Easter egg hunt for treats. Participants are asked to arrive on time for this 30-minute program.
* "Discovering the Classics with Papa Lopaka" will take place at 3 p.m. April 16. Children ages 6 and older are invited to join Papa Lopaka (Robert DeVinck) for a dramatic reading of the "Classics Illustrated" comic book of the "Arabian Nights" projected on a large screen. This one-hour program will include a light snack.
For more information, call the library at 875-6833.
Industrial hemp a topic at KCA meeting
Industrial hemp will be a topic of discussion at the Kihei Community Association meeting Tuesday.
Maui Farmers Union United President Vincent Mina will address agricultural practices including soil health, which could include replacing sugar cane with industrial hemp.
Past KCA President George Rixey, an architect, will converse about a single hemp product, hempcrete, and its use in construction as an improvement on concrete.
Doors will open at 6 p.m. for conversation and pupu at the Kihei Charter School, 41 E. Lipoa St., in Kihei.
There is no admission charge, attendees are asked to bring nonperishables for Maui Food Bank. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m.
For more information, call KCA President Mike Moran at 891-9176.
'Hoarder's Hope' title of presentation
"Hoarder's Hope" is the title of a Brown Bag Lecture from noon to 1:30 p.m. Monday in the Cameron Center auditorium, 95 Mahalani St., in Wailuku.
RSVP is unnecessary for this Mental Health America of Hawaii, Maui County Branch, sponsored event.
The presentation will be by Gylian Solay of the Hoarder Outreach Program for Empowerment.
Robb Finberg will discuss heritage center
Pukalani Community Association will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Hannibal Tavares Center downstairs meeting room.
Robb Finberg of the planned Aloha Heritage Center will discuss this Epcot-style depiction of the lives and events of Hawaii up to the 19th century planned for 8 acres of commercial land in Kulamalu.
The public is welcome.
For more information, call Donna Clayton at 269-8014 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Residents complete lifeguard training
Eleven students and associates of Ma Ka Hana Ka 'Ike, the nonprofit youth program in Hana, recently completed American Red Cross lifeguard certification training.
"We're so thankful to the County of Maui Department of Parks and Recreation for this opportunity to get our local youth certified as lifeguards," said Ma Ka Hana Ka 'Ike founder and Executive Director Rick Rutiz. "Over the years, we've had to rescue victims of our sometimes treacherous waters. Now 11 more people are empowered to help others along our remote windward coast."