Building Industry Association of Hawaii employee benefits workshop. 4:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, BIA conference room, 1727 Dillingham Blvd. Cost: $20 for members, $40 nonmembers. Call 847-4666.
Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism workshop series on new U.S. Census Bureau developments. Kauai: Wednesday, Hyatt Regency Kauai Resort & Spa, Grand Ballroom No. 3. Hawaii: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Thursday, University of Hawaii-Hilo, Edwin H. Mookini Library, Room 233. Maui: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Friday, Maui Research and Technology Center, MRTC Building, Suite 136. Call 586-2493.
Hawaii Society of Corporate Planners and Pacific Management Institute luncheon meeting, "Hawaii's Brand Image in Global Tourist Markets. Are We Failing to Compete?" 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sept. 18, Hawaii Prince Hotel, Mauna Kea Ballroom. Registration deadline: Friday. Cost: $22 for members, $28 nonmembers, table of 10: $250. Call 537-2356.
Citizen Advisory Committee meeting. 4 p.m. Sept. 17, Honolulu Municipal Bldg., 650 S. King St., Sixth Floor Conference Room. People requiring special accommodations, call 587-2015 by next Monday.
Executive Office on Aging workshop, "Money Matters for Women." 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 20 and 27, Campus Center Ballroom, University of Hawaii-Manoa. Cost is $15. Registration deadline is Sept. 15. Call 586-0100.
Hawaii Fashion Industry Association annual gala, "Made in Hawaii with Aloha," featuring the "11th Annual Governor's Fashion Show and Awards." 5-8:30 p.m. Sept. 17, Coral Ballroom, Hilton Hawaiian Village Hotel. Cost is $60 per person or $500 for a table of 10. Call 455-1489.
American Diabetes Association patient education seminar. 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, University of Hawaii-Hilo, Campus Center. Free. Call 1-808-965-8498 or 1-800-230-6662.
Hawaii Claim Association Second Annual Claims Conference. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Ilikai Hotel. Cost: $45 for adjusters, $60 others. Call 1-800-619-3001.
Information Systems Security Association meeting. 11:30 a.m. Sept. 19, Hale Koa Hotel, Fort DeRussy. Registration deadline is next Monday. Cost is $16 for members, $18 guests. Call 948-5611.
Travel and Tourism Research Association luncheon forum, "The Re-invention of Las Vegas." Learn how the state's reputation as a resort destination affects its tourism industry. 11:30 a.m. Sept. 18, Hawaii Prince Hotel. Cost: $28 for members, $32 for guests. Parking: $3 with validation. Registration deadline: noon next Monday. Call 538-3884.