Monday, March 1, 1999
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HAWAIIAN AFFAIRSOFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS: 10 a.m. tomorrow, OHA Board Room, 711 Kapiolani Blvd., Suite 500. Special meeting of the board of trustees.
1:30 p.m. tomorrow, Board conference room. Committee on Land meeting.
10 a.m. Wednesday, OHA Board Room. Committee on Governmental Affairs and Sovereignty meeting.
LIQUORLIQUOR COMMISSION: 4 p.m. Thursday, Pacific Park Plaza, 711 Kapiolani Blvd., Suite 600. Application by the Deep End Inc. Transfer application by Doe Enterprises Ltd. from B&J Hawaii Investment Inc. (Keolu Convenient Store).
Preliminary hearings for application by Island Sundries Inc. Transfer applications by: General Pacific Trading Inc. from T.P. Acquisitions Inc. (Yum Yum Tree Restaurant); and Tae Chin Chang from J's Market Inc. (Mona's Market).
Adjudication hearings for: the World Cafe; Players Sports and Entertainment Club; and Alakea Bar and Grill.
PLANNINGDEPARTMENT OF PLANNING AND PERMITTING: 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Human Resources Conference Room, City Hall Annex, 550 S. King St. Zoning variance applications by: Mark H. Bogart, to allow a single-family dwelling to encroach into a required front yard; Estrella P. Valenzuela, to retain the conversion of a carport to storage room and the increase in floor area and nonconformity of a single-family dwelling; and Vivian W.C. Kee, to retain a multifamily dwelling, including a carport, balcony and off-street parking that encroaches into a required side yard, and a roof overhang that exceeds the maximum projection, and to allow less-than-required landscaping.
KAHOOLAWE ISLAND RESERVE COMMISSION: March 6-7 are the authorized dates for the open waters schedule for trolling only in Zone B (deeper than 20 fathoms) of the Kahoolawe reserve.
PLANNING COMMISSION: 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Human Resources Conference Room, City Hall Annex, 550 S. King St. Hearing to consider applications to amend Development Plan Public Facilities Maps: East Honolulu; Koolaupoko; Primary Urban Center -- Kam Drive-In Park, Kuhio Avenue Bus Staging Area, Kalo Place Park, Pawaa Park, Computer Traffic Control Center Modifications, Kalihi Police Station; Central Oahu -- Wahiawa Municipal Parking Facility, Wahiawa Youth/Community Center, Wahiawa Center for the Performing Arts, Waipahu Bicycle Patrol Police Substation; Koolauloa; and North Shore -- Waialua Bandstand, Pupukea Recreation Center.
Meeting: 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, City Hall Annex.
VOCATIONDEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS: All hearings at Kamamalu Building, 1010 Richards St.
Motor Vehicle Repair Industry: 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Kapuaiwa Room.
Nursing: 8:45-11 a.m. Friday, Kapuaiwa Room.
Physical Therapy: Noon tomorrow, Kuhina Nui Room.
Public Accountancy: 8:30 a.m. Legislation and Rules Committee, 9:30 a.m. Board Friday, Kuhina Nui Room.
BUSINESSAmerican Business Women's Association meeting, "Starting a Small Business in Hawaii," with Milton Kwock, manager of the Business Action Center. 5:30-9 p.m. March 10, Pacific Beach Hotel. Cost is $18, includes dinner and beverage. Registration deadline is Wednesday. Call 455-4737.
Association of Information Technology Professionals monthly meeting, "Implementing Large Scale Window's NT Systems." 11:30 a.m. March 17, Ala Moana Hotel. Cost is $17 for members and students, $23 for nonmembers. Add $2 for registration after March 12. Call 546-2084.
Center for Japanese Studies lecture on journalism as a career, with Richard Halloran of the Foreign Correspondents Club of Japan, and Howard French, Japan bureau chief for the New York Times. 3-5 p.m. Friday, Moore Hall 319, University of Hawaii. Call 956-2665.
Chamber of Commerce Hawaii workshop, "Creating New Directions," with Dr. Jerry Glover, director of the Institute for Change Leadership. 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Conference Room 306, 1132 Bishop St. Cost is $149. Registration deadline is today. Call 545-4353.
College of Business Administration informational meeting, "An Overview of Graduate Business Programs Offered by the College of Business Administration." 4:30-5:30 p.m. Wednesday, University of Hawaii College of Business Administration, Room A-301. Call 956-8215.
Hawaii Audubon Society workshop to discuss new publication for Hawaii landowners and communities. 5:30 p.m. today, Gentry Pacific Design Center, 560 N. Nimitz Highway. Call 523-2900.
Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce Sixth Annual Members' Expo and Trade Show. 4-9 p.m. Thursday, Hilton Hawaiian Village, Coral Ballroom. Tickets are $3, available from the chamber, members, or at the door. Call 949-5531.
International Association of Financial Planners monthly meeting. Noon March 9, Plaza Club. Call 537-5311.
Leeward Community College courses, workshops and conferences: "Retail Industry Training in Excellence," 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, March 2-25, $180; "Successful Asset Preservation," 6:30-8 p.m. tomorrow, $15; "Bookkeeping For Those Who Don't Wanna," 8:30 a.m.-noon Wednesday, $35; "Exporting," 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, $30; "Stocktrading 101: Beginner," 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, $30; "Keeping Customers For Life," 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, $30; "Protect Your Business from Employee Lawsuits," 8:30-11:30 a.m. March 13, $30. All classes at the college. Call 455-0477.
Oahu Economic Development Board seminar, "Breaking Through Economic Gridlock: Mobilizing for Large-Scale Change," with Daniel Kim. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. March 11, Hawaii Prince Hotel. Cost is $125 for luncheon, refreshments and conference materials. Registration after March 8 is $140. Call 521-3611.
Pacific Basin Economic Council and Chamber of Commerce Hawaii address, "Global Economic Situation: Where Are We Heading?" Dr. Helmut Sohmen, chairman of the PBEC and of World Wide Shipping Agency Ltd., is the speaker. Noon-1:30 p.m. Thursday, Hilton Hawaiian Village, Coral Ballroom 4. Cost is $30. Registration deadline is today. Call 545-4329 or 545-4353.
Public Relations Society of America coffee program, with Dalton Tanonaka, executive director of Economic Development for the city. 7-8:15 a.m. Friday, Honolulu Club. Cost is $12 for members, $15 for nonmembers, $10 for students. Call 254-3286.
Meeting, "Selling Your Organization to Honolulu's Business Editors." 11:30 a.m. March 17, Sheraton Waikiki, Lanai Room. Cost is $20 for members, $25 for nonmembers, $15 for student members. Registration deadline is March 15. Call 254-3286.
Small Business Development Center Network workshop, "Beyond the Red Tape: SBA Loans." 10 a.m.-noon March 10, Business Information and Counseling Center, 1111 Bishop St., Suite 204. Call 522-8131.
Women's Center conference, "Girl Power!" 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Student Services Center #412, University of Hawaii-Manoa. Discussing the ways sex-based discrimination adversely affects young women and girls, and exploring the mechanism and laws designed to prevent and address such discrimination. Call 956-8059.
COMMUNITYAmerican Red Cross Everyday Heroes Breakfast Reception. 9 a.m. Saturday, Hilton Hawaiian Village, Coral Ballroom 4. Tickets are $20 per person, $5 is tax deductible. Call 739-8109.
Hawaii Community Services Council annual meeting, "Building a Collaborative Community," with Suzanne Morse, Pew Partnership executive director. 7:30-9:30 a.m. March 12, Ilikai Hotel Nikko, Pacific Ballroom, Pago Pago door. Cost is $15. Registration deadline is March 9. Call 521-3861.
Vegetarian Society of Hawaii lecture, "Vegetarianism: Getting Our Facts Straight." 7 p.m. March 8, 404 Kapahulu Ave. Call 672-8330.
TUESDAYWaianae Coast: 7 p.m. Waianae Neighborhood Community Center, 85-670 Farrington Highway.
WEDNESDAYKaimuki: 7 p.m. Kaimuki Recreation Center, 3521 Waialae Ave.
Manoa: 7 p.m. Noelani Elementary School Cafetorium, 2655 Woodlawn Drive.
THURSDAYMcCully/Moiliili: 7 p.m. McCully-Moiliili Library, 2211 S. King St.
Downtown: 7 p.m. Pauahi Recreation Center, 171 N. Pauahi St.
Kailua: 7 p.m. Kailua Recreation Center, 21 S. Kainalu Drive.
Kuliouou/Kalani Iki: 7:30 p.m. Aina Haina Library, 5246 Kalanianaole Highway.
MONDAYLiliha/Kapalama: 7 p.m. Maemae Elementary School, 319 Wyllie St.
Aiea: 7:30 p.m. Aiea Library, 99-143 Moanalua Road.
Waimanalo: 7:30 p.m. Waimanalo Library, 41-1320 Kalanianaole Highway.