Monday, June 3, 1996
Cooperative Extension Service, College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources: Food Irradiation workshop offered around the state. Learn about irradiation technology, radiation sources, facilities, doses, what happens to insects, food or plants when irradiated, purpose and application of irradiation, and safety, consumer and policy issues. Also learn about the test-marketing of irradiated Hawaii-grown fruit shipped to Indiana, Illinois and Ohio in 1995. Workshops start at 9 a.m., dates and locations follow: June 6, Komohana Agricultural Complex, 875 Komahana St., Room A, Hilo; June 13, Maui Community College, Community Services Building, Kahului.
Call 956-3853 in Honolulu for information and registration forms. Cost: $5. Deadline is seven days prior to respective workshops.
Certified Commercial Investment Members, Hawaii Chapter: "How to Become a Professional Consultant," 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 20, Heritage Ballroom, Japanese Cultural Center. Bill McCready, president of Venture Capital Association conducts the seminar.
Topics include setting fees for maximum profit; contracts, billings and collections; identifying hidden consulting opportunities; strategies to always get paid; minimizing risk and professional liability. Cost $129, members and nonmembers. Lunch and refreshments included. Call 734-4695.
Hawaii State Bar Association: Join task forces to enhance the civil justice system presenting recommendations for adoption at the Fall Citizens Conference. Task forces are: user-friendly justice, 9 a.m. to noon, June 4; fairness and equality, 1 to 4 p.m. June 4; economic access, 9 a.m. to noon June 7; life without a justice system, 1 to 4 p.m. June 7; and appropriate dispute resolution, 1 to 4 p.m. June 26.
Call 537-1868 to register at least one week prior to the meeting.
Service Corps of Retired Executives: "Keeping Your Business Healthy," workshop, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 5, Business Information Counseling Center, 130 Merchant St., Suite 1030. Learn how to build a successful business providing products and services. Cost: $25 by today; $35 after June 3. Call 522-8130.
Academy of the Pacific: "Schools are Parasites on the Working Community xxx ," with John Taylor Gatto, teacher and author of "Dumbing Us Down: The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling", 7 p.m. June 8, Academy of the Pacific, 913 Alewa Drive. Cost: $5. Reservations may be made through sponsors Winners Camp, Small Business of Hawaii, Young Entrepreneurs, the Libertarian Party of Hawaii and Island Printing Centers.