Environmental Protection Agency workshop, "The EPA and HUD Real Estate Notification and Disclosure Rule." New disclosure rule regarding information on lead-based paint hazard and its impact on how real estate is bought, sold, rented or leased. Real estate agents can learn about disclosure responsibilities. Free. Call 956-7361. Workshops will be held 6 to 9 p.m.:
Hilo: next Monday, Cooperative Extension Office, 875 Komohana Dr.
Kauai: May 19, Kauai Community College, Nursing Building, Room 128
Maui: May 21, Maui Community College, Kalama Building, Room 104A
Honolulu: May 22, University of Hawaii-Manoa, Business Administration Building, Room D104
Kailua-Kona: June 23, Board of Realtors Conference Room, Hillside Plaza, 76-6225 Kuakini Hwy.
Hawaii Society of Corporate Planners luncheon panel discussion, "The University of Hawaii at Manoa, Its Role in the Community and in Hawaii's Economic Future." Five faculty and staff members from UH will discuss the subject and answer questions. 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. May 15, Hawaii Prince Hotel, Mauna Kea Ballroom. Register before Friday and the cost for members is $20, nonmembers $25, table of 10 $230. After early deadline, members $25, nonmembers $30. Call 537-2356.
Historic Hawaii Foundation Annual Meeting and Preservation Honor Awards. 3:45 p.m. Luau reception 6 p.m. Saturday, Hawaii's Plantation Village, Waipahu Cultural Garden Park, 94-695 Waipahu St. Meeting free, luau cost $20. Call 523-2900.
"Preservation Begins at Home: Maintaining Communities in Hawaii," conference Friday and Saturday. Call 523-2900 for more information.
State Department of Taxation: Seminar on tax implications of various church activities including wedding services, child care, book sales, thrift shop sales. 9-11 a.m. May 22. Registration deadline: Friday. All three seminars will be held at the Disabled American Veterans Hall, 2685 N. Nimitz Highway. Free, but for reservations call 587-7572 or toll-free from the neighbor islands 1-800-222-7572.
Toastmasters International spring conference, "In Search of Excellence." Speakers, speech contest, awards luncheon and annual business meeting. 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Pacific Beach Hotel, 2490 Kalakaua Ave. Cost with luncheon $39, without luncheon $25. Call 941-2439.
University of Hawaii-Hilo, Small Business Development Center Network workshops"Marketing II: Advertising Your Business," 6 to 9 p.m. May 13, cost $25; "Bookkeeping for Those Who Don't Wanna!" 8:30 a.m. to noon May 14, cost $30. Both workshops held at Leeward Community College. Call 455-0477.
Wahiawa General Hospital Auxiliary, annual membership luncheon meeting. 11 a.m. May 15, Wahiawa General Hospital Skilled Nursing Facility dining room, 128 Lehua St., Wahiawa. Lunch cost: $6. Reservation deadline: Friday. Call 621-8688.