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 email@example.com or 263-5771, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Nov. 20, Hilton Hawaiian Village. The program features a waste-wise workshops and a recycling tour. Cost $25. Call 533-1292 by Nov. 8.