Hawaii Business Jaycees "1997 Legislative Rap Up Forum" with Rep. David Pendleton, Councilman Jon Yoshimura, Sen. Sam Slom and others. 7 to 9 p.m. July 24, State Capitol, Room 309. Call 676-2057.
National Association of Industrial & Office Properties, Hawaii Chapter July meeting, "Land Management Strategies of the Kamehameha Schools Bishop Estate (KSBE)" by trustee Henry Peters and staff. 7:45 a.m. July 24, Pacific Club. Cost includes breakfast. Prepaid: members $17, nonmembers $24. At the door: members $20, nonmembers $29. Call 262-0909.
Rural Community Assistance Corporation informational meeting to discuss formation of a recycling business association. 3 to 5 p.m. July 23, Kapiolani Community College, Ilima Building, Room 202-C. Call 935-8404.
University of Hawaii, Small Business Development Center Network seminar, "Electronic Data (EDI)." Learn about Electronic Data Interchange and how it can automate and streamline buying and selling activities. Cost: $30. 6 to 9 p.m. July 22, Leeward Community College. Call 455-0477.
Bank of Hawaii and Graham Builders seminar on construction and remodeling for "do-it-yourselfers." Learn about organizing your project, selecting a builder, designing and financing your building project. 6 to 8 p.m. July 23, Pearl Country Club. Free. Call 593-2808.
Church of the Crossroads ACTION meeting concerning getting the state to set an early priority for the dangerous Waiau interchange near Pearl City, H-1 and the Moanalua freeway. 7 p.m. July 25, Trinity United Methodist Church, 1716 Komo Mai Drive, Pearl City. Call 949-2220.
Hawaii Chapter American Bamboo Society seminars for government, construction and building professionals. Participants will be offered practical sessions on joinery, construction and bamboo components. Jules Janssen of the Netherlands leads four events: a bamboo demonstration, a one-day public seminar, a two-day professional seminar for structural engineers, architects and contractors and a one-day seminar for building department inspectors and engineers. July 25 to 28, Naniloa Hotel, Banyan Drive, Hilo. Call 982-5039.
Kapaa Middle School, Parent, Teacher, Student Association meetings: membership and special events committees, 5 p.m. Wednesday, Kapaa Middle School Courtyard; general meeting, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Kapaa High School Chorus Room. Call 828-0082.
Hawaii Council on Language Planning and Policy conference, "Literacy for Change: Community-Based Approaches." Learn about developing effective community literacy and English as a Second Language programs. 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Aug. 15, Tokai University, 2241 Kapiolani Blvd. Register before Friday, and cost with lunch $20, without $15; register after Friday and cost with lunch $35, without $25. Call 956-8508.
University of Hawaii-Manoa, Summer Session 12th Annual Shiro Amioka Lecture, "Pushing America's Educational Parameters," with Ray McDermott of Stanford University. 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, University of Hawaii-Manoa, Art Auditorium. Free. Call 956-7866.