Computer classes offered for seniors
If you thought you were too old to learn to use a computer, it's time to put fear aside. The Great Aloha Run's free summer computer classes are under way.
Instructors in the "Seniors Helping Seniors Basic Computer Class" are high school seniors and college students who will provide the basics in Internet use, e-mail and creating documents.
Hawaiian Electric Industries is sponsoring the classes at the Harry & Jeannette Weinberg Computer Center in the Great Aloha Run office in Iwilei.
The two-hour classes will run through Aug. 18. Days and times vary. Reservations required. Call 306-1876.
Shopping can help fight isle hunger
Local grocery stores are teaming up with Hawaii Foodbank to help feed local families. Last year, more than $160,000 was raised during the "Check-Out Hunger" campaign.
Times Supermarkets, Safeway Stores, Tamura's and Kokua Market Natural Foods are among participating stores.
To participate, pick up a Check-Out Hunger coupons while paying for your groceries, and the amount will be added to your bill.
A $2.81 coupon feeds a child breakfast for a week; $12.43 provides a senior with lunch for a month; $16.84 feeds a family for a week. Call 836-3600.
Aquarium concert series begins with Hanaiali'i
Songstress Amy Hanaiali'i kicks off the Waikiki Aquarium's summer concert series, "Ke Kani O Ke Kai," with a performance at 7 p.m. tomorrow on the aquarium lawn.
Doors will open at 5:30 p.m.; E&O Trading Company will offer a selection of its Southeast Asian cuisine for those who'd like to picnic before the show. Aquarium exhibits will remain open.
The concert series continues with John Cruz on June 26, Brother Noland & Tony Conjugacion on July 10, Cyril Pahinui & Dennis Kamakahi on July 24 and Natalie Ai Kamauu and Auntie Genoa Keawe on Aug. 7.
Tickets are $20; $10 for juniors ages 7 to 12; children 6 and under free. Members of Friends of Waikiki Aquarium pay $15; $7 juniors. Food items cost $4 to $8. No outside food or beverages allowed. Low-lying beach chairs are permitted.
Call 923-9741, option 3, or visit www.waquarium.org.