Seminar discusses surfing in 1800s
Patrick Moser presents firsthand accounts on surfing in the 19th century at 4 p.m. Thursday in the Paki Conference Room at Bishop Museum.
Moser, of Drury University in Springfield, Mo., is the author of "Pacific Passages," an upcoming anthology of writings that show a commitment to wave riding despite a decline in the native population and the social changes of the time.
"Surfing Alive and Well in the Islands: 1840-1907" is part of the Bishop Museum Research Seminar Series, held on the second Thursday of each month.
Admission is free. Call 847-8246.
Military bowlers vie for national spots
The 2008 Armed Forces Bowling Championship, featuring top bowlers from all branches of the military, takes place tomorrow through Friday at Schofield Barracks Bowling Center.
Team competition begins after an opening ceremony at 8:30 a.m. tomorrow. Doubles competition takes place Wednesday, followed by mixed doubles on Thursday and singles on Friday.
The top eight bowlers -- four men and four women -- will compete in Las Vegas for spots on Team USA and a future international competition.
The competition runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily and is open to all those with Department of Defense privileges. Call 438-4223.