"So You're Going to Own a Restaurant," Sept. 21. Call 524-1225. Flat fee of $40 for a class series and $10 per workshop.
Bank of Hawaii: "Homeowners Guide to the Construction Process" offered at 5:30 p.m. on two days, Wednesday at the Pearl Country Club Pearl 2 Room and Sept. 25 at the Honolulu Country Club. Sessions begin 5:30 p.m. Call 593-2808.
Building Industry Association of Hawaii: Termite control workshop, 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, 1727 Dillingham Blvd., conference room. Baits, prevention and treatments for wood and soil will be discussed. Call 847-4666 by Wednesday.
Data Processing Management Association: "Crossroads Hawaii, Managing Technology," Sept. 19-20, Hawaiian Waikiki Beach Hotel. Java, Software Quality Assurance, High Speed Downsizing and Surviving Client Server to be discussed. Call 527-6218 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
National Association of Industrial and Office Properties, Hawaii Chapter: "The Implication of the Pacific Access Shoreline Hawaii decision," 7:45 a.m. Thursday, Pacific Club. Call 262-0909. Cost for members, $17 prepaid and $20 at the door; $24 and $29 nonmembers.
Pacific Asia Travel Association: "Visit China '97," 5:30 p.m. Sept. 5, Sheraton Waikiki, Oahu/Waiala Ballrooms. Trade show, presentation and seven-course meal. Cost $10, PATA and ASTA members; $20 guests. Deadline Friday. Call 832-0140.
Service Corps of Retired Executives: No-fee pre-business counseling and mentoring of entrepreneurs held on a one-on-one basis by appointment. On Oahu call 522-8130, neighbor islands can call 1-800-288-8866.
Small Business Administration: Free orientation for entrepreneurs, 9 to 10 a.m. Sept. 3, 130 Merchant St., Suite 1030. Call 522-8130.
Small Business Development Center Network, University of Hawaii-Hilo: "Small Business in Hawaii: Getting Started," 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, 130 Merchant St., Suite 1030, Bancorp Tower. Learn the characteristics small- business people have in common, sources of capital, and the logistics of starting a business. Cost $5 for either seminar. Call 522-8131.
"Writing a Winning Business Plan," 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, 94-220 Waipahu Depot Road, Suite 402. Cost $20.
U.S. Small Business Administration: Free orientation to entrepreneurs, 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesdays, 130 Merchant St., Suite 1030. The session introduces entrepreneurs to small business resources. Reservations required. Call 522-8130.