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Wednesday, October 15, 1997

Sweet treats at the Priory

Cotton candy is a fluffy must at Saturday's annual St. Andrew's Priory Ho'olaule'a. The Hanabusa 'ohana will work the cotton candy and shave ice booths at the school benefit, open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Festivities include games, gifts, auction, entertainment and foods -- laulau and teri lunches, Korean bento, Yum Yum Thai noodles and Wah Fung restaurant spring rolls. Also, sushi, ice cream sodas and Country Store jams, chutneys and herbals.

Admission is free. Come early for kiawe-grilled huli beef, hot malassadas and Bake Shop goodies. Call 536-6102.

Tuesday, October 14, 1997

Seeking Cinderella

Contestants are needed for the 1998 Hawaii Cinderella Scholarship Program state pageant. Contestants will be separated into the following age categories: 3-6; 7-9; 10-12; 13-17; and 18-26. For applications, call Gloria or Sheri at 595-8008.

Essay contest: A high schooler can win a $1,000 scholarship to Chaminade University, four tickets to the Jeep Aloha Bowl, four VIP brunch invitations and a Chaminade gift package by writing what "Christmas in Paradise" means to him/her and what he/

she would like the world to know about Hawaii. Entries must be sent by Oct. 31 to: Jeep Aloha Bowl/Chaminade High School Essay Contest, 1110 University Ave., Suite 403, Honolulu, Hawaii 96826; or fax the essay to 947-6648. For a complete list of rules, call 947-4141 or 735-4772.

Japan Foundation Grants: Researchers, doctoral candidates and scholars are welcomed to submit application forms for Japan Foundation Grants for Japan's fiscal year 1998 which runs from April 1, 1998-March 31, 1999. Detailed program listing and program guidelines are available online at http://www.jpf.go.jp. Programs available include the Fellowship Program, Japanese-Language Program for Postgraduate Students and Film Production Support Program. There are only a limited number of application forms. To get forms, visit the Public Information and Cultural Affairs Section of the Consulate General of Japan in Honolulu, 1742 Nuuanu Ave. Applications must be postmarked by Nov. 1. Early submission encouraged.

The foundation's Center for Global Partnership also has grant programs available. For information, call (212) 489-1255; fax (212) 489-1344; or write to The Japan Foundation, Center for Global Partnership, N.Y., 152 West 57th St., 39F, New York, N.Y. 10019.

Study abroad: Four lucky students ages 15-18 could be studying in Japan or Mexico next year. AYUSA International is awarding 3 academic scholarships for students to study in Japan. Each scholarship is worth $5,000 and includes predeparture and arrival orientations, assistance in obtaining visas and program counseling. The one student who receives the Mexico scholarship will also receive orientations, assistance and counseling. That scholarship is worth $2,500. Deadline for all applications is Nov. 15. Call 1-800-727-4540, extension 503, for information.

Join in a Week
Without Violence

The YWCA urges the community to participate in YWCA Week Without Violence Saturday to Oct. 26. The aim of the activities and events is to make communities safer. Highlights are:

Healing workshop 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday for victims of domestic violence (call 538-0068 for location and information).

A Day of Remembrance, free concert with Jesse Molina and the O'ahu Civic Orchestra, and peace program 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Camp Kokokahi in Kaneohe. There will be an opportunity to make a square for the YWCA Week Without Violence Hands of Healing Quilt -- like the one shown at right.

Candlelight Vigil, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 22 at First Presbyterian Church Sanctuary, 1822 Keeaumoku St., honoring the memory of domestic violence victims and survivors.

Call 538-7061 ext. 20 for more information on these and other events.

Monday, October 13, 1997

Stars stud Olympic fund-raiser

The Brothers Cazimero perform in the third annual Celebrity Sports Invitational gourmet banquet and concert to benefit the United States Olympic Committee at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Ihilani Resort & Spa.

The evening, hosted by Olympic decathlon gold medalist Dan O'Brien, Tommy Moe (alpine skiing), and Kurt Angle (wrestling), begins with a preview of Faberge's St. Petersburg Collection.

After the dinner by Ihilani chef Mark Adair, a celebrity auction will be held. Among celebrities scheduled to attend are Oscar winner Cuba Gooding Jr. ("Jerry Maguire"), Peter Fonda, Marlee Matlin ("Children of a Lesser God") and James McDaniel of "NYPD Blue."

Tickets are $125 ($50 tax deductible); tables of 10 are $1,250 ($500 deductible.)

Donations and reservations for the event should be sent to Jim Myers, USOC Hawaii, c/o Honolulu Publishing, 36 Merchant St., Honolulu, HI 96813.

Funds raised will be used to support the training of U.S. Olympic athletes.

Lake offers hula kahiko

Longtime Waikiki music legend Kahauanu Lake is presenting "Ka Wa Kahiko," a tribute "Of Mele and Hula," at 7 p.m. Oct. 25 in Mamiya Theater, St. Louis High School.

Appearing are Kuliaikanu'u, Halau Hula Kamamolikolehua a me Halau Hula Kalehuaki'eki'eika'iu, Na Wahine Waipahe, Luana Kawaia'ea, Gordean Lee Bailey, Momi Aarona Kepelino and Kaipo Hale.

Admission is $25. Information: 486-4056.

Explore Moiliili

The Moiliili Community Center is sponsoring the Discover Moiliili Festival, from 9 a.m. into the evening Oct. 25, at various locations including Kuhio Elementary School, Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii and the Moiliili Community Center itself.

Events include a photo exhibit, a craft fair, sumo wrestling, taiko drumming and Halloween activities.

Free. Information: 947-8466.

Hoot 'n' holler

The Hootnani Hollerers will perform folk and blues music at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Ho'omaluhia Botanical Garden. Bring your own instruments and join in playing and singing, and also bring a potluck picnic item.

Free. Information: 233-7323.

Music of Mongolia

The Inner Mongolia Song and Dance Ensemble of China makes its first Hawaii appearance at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow at Blaisdell Concert Hall. The numbers the 28-member company performs reflect the unique Mongolian culture and environment.

Tickets,$10, $15 and $20, are available at the Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii, the Blaisdell box office and Connection outlets. To charge by phone, call 545-4000. Information: 533-3181 597-8135, or 595-8231.

Beamers play Volcano

Keola Beamer, whose recent album celebrated his childhood growing up on the slopes of the volcano, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 14 at Kilauea Theater in Hawaii Volcano National Park.

Also performing at "Himeni A Ho'okani Pila" are Nona, Moana and Kaliko Beamer and Mauli Cook. The concert is a collaborative effort with Volcano Art Center.

Admission is $10. Information: 967-8222.

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