Hospice Hawaii presents a discussion with Frank Ostaseski, "Talk Story: Love, Joy & Compassion at the End-of-Life," 6 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at Central Union Church.
Ostaseski is founder and director of the Alaya Institute, an organization geared toward improving care of the dying with innovative approaches to end-of-life care.
The discussion will include Ostaseski's thoughts on moving from tragedy to transformation after a death.
Admission is free but seating is limited. Call Kenneth Zeri at 924-9255 or Jacque Martin at 429-3291.
Unity School benefit
"Hi'ipoi Na Keiki" -- Unity School's annual fundraiser -- will be held tomorrow at Waialae Country Club. It offers gourmet cuisine, live and silent auctions and wine.
Tickets are $100, with tables of 10 available for $2,000 and $3,000, which include VIP seating, premium wines and more. Proceeds will help finance school renovations and educational materials. Call 735-7666.
Aquarium seeks help
The Waikiki Aquarium needs volunteer interpreters for the "Edge of the Reef" interactive display, which profiles habitats found along the local shoreline.
Volunteers work a weekly two-hour shift, answering questions about Hawaii's marine life. They also offer visitors personal encounters with hermit crabs and other marine life.
Free training sessions begin today and run through Feb. 1, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays. Volunteers are asked for a minimum six-month commitment. Call 440-9020.
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