Meetings Calendar

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Tuesday, November 5, 1996


Alu Like Inc.: Tax workshop for owners and prospective owners of small businesses through the entrepreneurship training program, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 16, Alu Like Business Development Center, 1120 Maunakea St. Cost: $5. Call 524-1225.

Classes for people of native Hawaiian ancestry who want to start or expand a business on Saturdays, Nov. 2 to Dec. 14. Call 524-1225.

Building Industry Association of Hawaii: Monthly dinner meeting, 5:30 p.m. Nov. 12, Pagoda Hotel, International Ballroom. The board of directors and officers will be elected at the meeting. Cost $22 for guests. Call 847-4666 ext. 200.

Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii: "After the 1996 Elections: Views from Honolulu and Washington, D.C." 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Nov. 15, Sheraton Waikiki Hotel, Lanai Room. Learn what businesses can expect in light of the 1996 election results. Co-sponsored by Verner Liipfert Bernhard McPherson and Hand.

Commission on Persons with Disabilities: Four-hour presentation for design consultants on the design requirements of Titles II and III of the Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Nov. 14. Cost: $50. Reservations. Call 734-9211. Co-sponsored by Kapiolani Community College.

Filipino Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii: "Buying and Selling Real Estate in the Philippines," 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 16, Ala Moana Hotel. Co-sponsored by Pagdiriwang '96 and the Hawaii Committee for Humanities. Cost $25, members; $$35, non-members; $45 after Nov. 8. Call 533-0322.

Information Systems Security Association, Hawaii Chapter: "Physical Protection of Information Resources," 11:30 a.m. Nov. 15, Hale Koa Hotel, Fort DeRussy. Cost: $14, members; $15, guests. Deadline: Nov. 12. Call 848-5304.

International Association of Business Communicators, Hawaii chapter: "Effective Uses of Internets and Intranets for Business Communications," Nov. 19, East-West Center. Cost $150, members; $180, nonmembers. Register before Nov. 1 and cost is $120, members; $165, nonmembers. Call 543-7779, e-mail or 263-5771, e-mail

Ke Ala Hoku: Second November Conference, Hope Through Action, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 16, state Capitol. Learn about benchmarking, participate, hear about experiences of those implementing benchmarking, and get involved in working toward a better Hawaii. Deadline is Nov. 8. Cost $25, adults; $10 youth. Scholarship available for interested youth. Call 539-3588.

National Association of Purchasing Management, Hawaii Inc.: "Stress: The Spice of Life," with Angie Kahle, state Department of Human Resources and Development, 5 p.m. Nov. 14, Hale Koa Hotel, Laulima Room IV. Call 543-7579. Deadline Nov. 11.

Pacific Asia Travel Association, Ha

waii Chapter: "Luring Visitors Through Hawaii's Retail Industry," 11:30 a.m. Nov. 20, Sheraton Waikiki Hotel. Cost: $25, members; $30, guests. Deadline: Nov. 14.

Real Estate Commission: "Specialists Office for a Day," program has staff members on hand to meet with licensees and others interested in real estate licensing or condominium issues from 10:30 to 3:30 p.m. by appointment only. Location and date: Maui, Nov. 6, Kauai, Nov. 14, Kona, Nov. 18 and Hilo, Nov. 19.

"Real Estate Batch Renewal Workshops," assist real estate brokers to assist with condominium association registrations, condominium managing agent registrations and condominium hotel operator registrations. Workshops are: Oahu, 9 a.m. Nov. 6; 2 p.m. Nov. 14; 9 a.m. Nov. 19. Maui, Nov. 6; Kauai, Nov. 14; Kona, Nov. 18; and Hilo, Nov. 19.

On Maui call: 984-2400; Kauai, 274-3141; Kona and Hilo 974-4000 and Molokai and Lanai, 1-800-468-4644 extention 6-2645 or 6-2626.

Service Corps of Retired Executives: Entrepreneurs and small business owners are invited to attend the open house, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 12, 130 Merchant St., Suite 1030. Free one on-one counseling session with an experienced business executive. Call 522-8130.

"Sources of Funds to Finance Your Small Business," 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Nov. 2 and 9, YWCA, Richards Street. The first session has representatives zfrom the business community discussing financing strategies. The second session discusses alternative financing methods. Cost $40, both sessions or $25 per session. Late fee of $10 charged after Thursday. Call 522-8130.

Small Business Development Center Network, Honolulu Office, University of Hawaii-Hilo: "Tax Strategies for Small Businesses," 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, 130 Merchant St., Suite 1030. Call 522-8131.

Universal Notary Training: "Notary Public One-day Training," Dec. 17, Holiday Inn, Honolulu Airport. Cost: $119, first person; $99, second person; $59, each additional person by Nov. 22. Cost: $139, first person; $119, second person; $99, each additional person after Nov. 22. Call (800) 466-8051.

Women Work!, Hawaii chapter: "Today's Challenges, Tomorrows Solutions: On the Path to Economic Self-Sufficiency," Tokai University, Nov. 15-17. Designed for female adults seeking new employment opportunities through job readiness, education and training. Reception, Nov. 15, keynote address by U.S. Rep. Patsy Mink, Nov. 16. Call 734-9500 or 956-8204.

World Sustainable Agricultural Association: "Understanding the Living Soil," sixth annual conference, Nov. 16 and 17, Maui Community College. Includes a panel discussion on our living soil and addressing home gardeners about organic gardening, a tour of the college gardens and a visit to the Sustainable Technologies Bioconverter Development Center. Cost $20 with lunch; $12 without lunch. Call 595-6344.


American Association of Retired Persons, Chapter 60: "Humor in the News," with Kirk Mathews, KHON anchorman, 11:30 p.m. Wednesday, Hale Koa Hotel, Banyan Tree Showroom. Call 377-5300.


Partnership for the Environment: Second annual luncheon, 8:30 a.m.

Nov. 20, Hilton Hawaiian Village. The program features a waste-wise workshops and a recycling tour. Cost $25. Call 533-1292 by Nov. 8.


Hawaii Pacific Gerontological Society, 9th Biennial Conference: "Partnership with Faith Congregations to Meet Hawaii's Needs," 11:30 a.m. Nov. 8, Sheraton Waikiki Hotel, Oahu Room. The featured speaker is Virginia Schiaffino, executive director of the National Federation of Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers Inc. and technical advisor of Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Faith in Action Program. Co-sponsored by Project Dana. Call 945-3736. No lunch served, no brown bagging.

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