Hawaiian artisans' needs is study topic
The Native Hawaiian Cultural Trademark Study Conference, scheduled for Friday and Saturday at the University of Hawaii-Manoa, will examine findings of a seven-month study to determine the needs of native Hawaiian artisans.
Discussion will also include proposals to establish a trademark program to protect the native arts.
The free conference begins with a reception from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Center for Hawaiian Studies, followed by an 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. program at the William S. Richardson School of Law.
Manulani Aluli Meyer presents the keynote address.
Register online at www.hawaiiantrademarkstudy.org, call 778-4030 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Continental breakfast and lunch will be served to those who register by tomorrow. The Native Hawaiian Artist Survey can also be taken through the Web site.
Museum is accepting docent applications
The Contemporary Museum is accepting applications through Monday for volunteers interested in joining the docent program.
Training begins in the fall and costs $100. Docents-in-training meet weekly from September through May for an education in artistic methods, art history and other skills necessary to museum guides.
Volunteers are asked for a minimum two-year commitment. No previous background in the arts or teaching is required.
Call Inger Tully, 526-1322, ext. 17, or e-mail email@example.com for an application packet; or download an application from the Web site www.tcmhi.org/ep_docentsmain.htm.
Musikgarten offers free kids' demo classes
Musikgarten is offering free demonstration classes Mondays to Saturdays, Aug. 1 to 15 , for newborns, toddlers and keikis age 9 and under.
Classes are held in the mornings and evenings, with times depending on the child's age, at Musikgarten's new location at Waipio Industrial Center, 94-547 Ukee St., Suite 207 (next to the Hawaii Okinawan Center).
Temple Olayan, a licensed and certified early-childhood music and movement instructor, leads the classes. Call 372-3337.