Monday, February 9, 1998
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EAST-WEST CENTER: Lunchtime video festival and the East-West Center Participants' Conference. 9 a.m. tomorrow thru Friday, John A. Burns Hall, 1777 East-West Road. Panel discussions at different times in several rooms. Call for information, 944-6176 or 944-7111.
FRIENDS OF THE EAST-WEST CENTER: Farewell luncheon honoring George Chaplin, community leader and The Honolulu Advertiser editor-at-large. 11:30 a.m. Friday, Hawaii Imin International Conference Center at Jefferson Hall, Garden level, 1777 East-West Road. Cost is $12 for members of the FEWC, EWC and the Pacific and Asian Affairs Council; $14 for nonmembers. Parking is $3 adjacent to the Imin Center. Call 944-7691.
FRIENDS OF IOLANI PALACE: Annual membership meeting. 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Old Archives Building, Iolani Palace grounds. Light refreshments to follow. Call 522-0822.
THE JAPAN-AMERICA SOCIETY OF HAWAII: Luncheon program with author Dr. Ivan P. Hall, "Cartels of the Mind: Japan's Intellectual Closed Shop." 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Outrigger Prince Kuhio Hotel. Cost is $24. Reservation deadline is tomorrow. Call 524-4450.
PACIFIC ASIA TRAVEL ASSOCIATION: luncheon seminar, "Hawaii's Economy and Tourism in 1998," with Gov. Ben Cayetano. 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Royal Hawaiian Hotel, Monarch Room. Cost is $25 for members, $30 for nonmembers. Validated parking is $3 at the Sheraton-Waikiki and $6 at the Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center. Call 832-0140.
SCHOOL OF HAWAIIAN, ASIAN AND PACIFIC STUDIES: Lecture with author Dr. Ivan P. Hall, "Cartels of the Mind: Japan's Intellectual Closed Shop." 3-5 p.m. Friday, Moore Hall, Tokioka Room, University of Hawaii-Manoa. Call 956-8818.
VIETNAMESE-AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE HAWAII and the PACIFIC AND ASIAN AFFAIRS COUNCIL: Dinner seminar with Dennis G. Harter, deputy chief of mission, U.S. Embassy-Hanoi. 5:30-9 p.m. Thursday, Plaza Club, Pioneer Plaza, 20th Floor, 900 Fort Street Mall. Cost is $25 for members, $30 for nonmembers. Call 228-6929.
LANDDEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: 6:30 p.m. today, Kaahumanu Elementary School, 1141 Kinau St. Hearing to gather written/oral testimony regarding the proposed designation of Piikoi Plaza for acquisition of the leased fee interest in part or whole by the city.
DEPARTMENT OF LAND UTILIZATION: 1:30 p.m. Friday, Personnel Conference Room, City Hall Annex. Hearing to consider amendments to the Hawaii Revised Statutes, Chapter 91: Part 1 Rules and Practice of Procedure and Part 2 Rules Relating to Shoreline Setbacks and the Special Management Area.
LAND USE COMMISSION: Big Island: 9:30 a.m. Thursday, King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel, Kamakahonu Ballrooms, 75-5660 Palani Road. Hearing to consider reclassifying 955.78 acres of land at Keahuolu through Keauhou, North Kona, from agricultural to urban district to allow uses consistent with state and county policies.
LIQUORLIQUOR COMMISSION: 4 p.m. Thursday, Pacific Park Plaza, 711 Kapiolani Blvd., sixth floor. Applications by: Yurie Restaurant Inc.; Chez Monique Inc. (Chez Monique); Vin Glace Inc. (Vin Glace); Kohou Lounge Inc. (Kohou Lounge); Sunrise USA Inc. (99 Ranch Market). Transfer applications by: PG Ho Inc. of Kam Services Inc. (Kam Shell); Tinamou Enterprises LLC of World Wine Trading Corp.
Adjudication hearings for Legends in Concert; the Clubhouse Restaurant; John Dominis; Tsunami's Pub & Grinds Inc.; Duke's Waikiki; the Row.
PLANNINGPLANNING COMMISSION: 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Department of Personnel, Conference Room, City Hall Annex, 550 S. King St. Hearing to consider an application by the Department of Wastewater Management to amend the Central Oahu Development Plan Public Facilities Map by adding a publicly funded sewer system symbol for the proposed Wahiawa WWTP Effluent Disposal Line and the Mililani Diversion Relief Line and to amend the Primary Urban Center Development Plan Public Facilities Map by adding a publicly funded water system symbol for the proposed Manana offsite water line.
UNITED STATES AIR FORCE: 3 p.m. Wednesday, Bellows Air Force Station. Restoration Advisory Board meeting at Bellows Recreation Center, Building 220, 220 Tinker Road. Tour/briefing at 3:15 p.m. Registration deadline today. Call 449-1584, ext. 100.
UTILITIESPUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION: 8:30 a.m. Friday, PUC Hearing Room 103. Evidentiary hearing for Western Motor Tariff Bureau Inc.
VOCATIONDEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS: Kamamalu Building, 1010 Richards St.
Massage Therapy: 9 a.m. application committee, 10 a.m. board meeting Wednesday, Kuhina Nui Room.
Dispensing Opticians Advisory Committee: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Meeting Room, basement.
BUSINESSAmerican Business Women's Association meeting. 6 p.m. Thursday, Pohai Nani, Second Floor, 45-090 Namoku St. Call 254-1339.
American Marketing Association luncheon program, "Customer Service xxx The Competitive Edge." 10:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Feb. 17, Hale Koa Hotel, DeRussy Hall. Cost is $25 for members, $30 for nonmembers and $12 for full-time students. Validated parking is $2 in the hotel's garage. Registration deadline is Friday. Call 262-8719.
Bank of Hawaii seminar, "Homeowners Guide to the Construction Process." 6-8 p.m. Feb. 18, Pearl Country Club. Call 593-2808.
Cement and Concrete Products Industry of Hawaii seminar, "Concrete Floors for Floor Coverings -- Design, Construction and Troubleshooting." 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Feb. 19, C'est Si Bon Room, Pagoda Hotel. Cost is $75, including breakfast, lunch, snack and handout. Registration deadline is Friday. Call 833-1882.
General Printing Co. workshop. 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. tomorrow (Scanning and Photoshop), 6-9 p.m. tomorrow (Web Page and Graphics), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Wednesday (Desktop to Print), Hilton Hawaiian Village. Cost is $159 per day, including lunch, and $79 for the evening session. Call 591-2271.
Industrial Relations Research Association meeting, "ADR a la FMCS." 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 17, Ala Moana Hotel, Carnation Room. Cost is $18.50 for members, $20.50 for nonmembers. Registration deadline is Wednesday. Call 956-8132 or 956-8165.
Inventors and Entrepreneurs meeting. 6 p.m. Feb. 17, Manoa Innovation Center, 2800 Woodlawn Drive. Meeting is free. Call 262-0677.
Leeward Community College seminar, "Construction Methods." 5:30-8:30 p.m. Feb. 17-25, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. Cost is $150. Call 455-0477.
National Association of Purchasing Management dinner meeting/plant tour. 3-6:30 p.m. Thursday, GTE Supply, 1021 Kikowaena Place. Cost is $20. Call 537-8303 or 537-8112.
National Contract Management Association luncheon seminar, "Update on Commercial Items and Services," with Dave Kuckelman. 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 19, Holiday Inn-Airport. Registration deadline is Feb. 17. Call 449-6860, ext. 502.
Pacific Printing & Imaging Association seminar, "What They Never Told You in School About the Political Process -- How It Really Works!" 3-5 p.m. Thursday, Ilikai Hotel. Cost is $25.
Chapter dinner meeting, "PIA -- What Do They Do for You?" 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Ilikai Hotel. Cost is $35. Registration deadline is today. Call 206-285-8361 or 800-762-7328.
Public Relations Society of America meeting, "Hooters Hula Bowl = Maui No Ka Oi!" 11:30 a.m. Feb. 18, Sheraton-Waikiki, Waianae Room. Cost is $20 for members, $25 nonmembers and $15 PRSSA members. Registration deadline is Friday. Fax 254-3286.
University of Hawaii-Hilo Small Business Development Center Network seminar, "Small Business in Hawaii: Getting Started." 10 a.m.-noon tomorrow, Waipahu Civic Center, 94-275 Mokuloa St., Suite 102. Cost is $15. Call 522-8131.
Seminar, "The Ins and Outs of Exporting." 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, University of Hawaii-Manoa. Cost is $30. Call 956-8244.
Seminar, "Taking the Risk Out Of Hiring Employees." 8:30-11:30 a.m. Feb. 21, Leeward Community College. Cost is $25. Call 455-0477.
COMMUNITYEast Honolulu Community Children's Council dialogue forum. 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Aina Haina Public Library Conference Room. Topics to be discussed include the Felix-Waihee Consent Decree, recruitment and retention of special-education staff and community resources. Call 941-4938, 942-8232 or 395-5868.
Hawaii Literacy Inc. orientation for prospective tutors. 9-11 a.m. Feb. 21, Central Union Church, 1660 S. Beretania St. Call 537-6706.
Hemlock Hawaii Doctors Assisted Death with Dignity (DADD) meeting. 2 p.m. Sunday, Ala Wai Club House, Second Floor, 404 Kapahulu Ave. Call 735-7146.
Historic Hawaii Foundation lecture. 5 p.m. Thursday, Hawaii Theatre, 1130 Bethel St. Richard Moe, president of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, to speak. Call 523-2900.
WEDNESDAYKalihi Valley: 7 p.m. Kalihi Valley District Park, 1911 Kam IV Road.
Kahaluu: 7:30 p.m. KEY Project, 47-200 Waihee Road.
THURSDAYDiamond Head/Kapahulu/St. Louis Heights: 7 p.m. Ala Wai Clubhouse, 2nd Floor, 404 Kapahulu Ave.
Ewa: 7 p.m. Holomua Elementary School, 91-1561 Keaunui Drive.
Aliamanu/Salt Lake/Foster Village: 7 p.m. Aliamanu Intermediate School Cafetorium, 3271 Salt Lake Blvd.
Koolauloa: 7 p.m. Hauula Community Center, 54-010 Kukuna Road.
A calendar of tomorrow's hearings -- to be held at the state Capitol, 415 S. Beretania St., unless noted. Hearings marked with an asterisk will be aired live on Oceanic Channel 53 and TCI Cable 23:
HOUSELabor and Public Employment: Decision-making on bills relating to Hawaii Employment Security law, vocational education and job training and civil action. Hearing to follow on bills on employees retirement system and public employees health fund, 8:30 a.m., Room 309.
Human Services and Housing/Health: Human Services-only hearing on Child Protective Act. Joint hearing on bills on ir,9p9,6p9 licensing laws for professional mental health and rehabilitation counselors and appropriation for early intervention services, 8:30 a.m., Room 329.
Tourism: Hearing on bills relating to appropriations for tourism marketing and joint state-city Waikiki Task Force, 9 a.m., Room 423.
Water and Land Use: Hearing on bills relating to community lands and open space acquisition fund, land use and historic preservation, 9 a.m., Room 312.
Finance: Hearing on bills relating to issuance of $29 million in revenue bonds for Hawaii Health Systems Corp. facility at Maui Memorial Hospital and Hawaii procurement code at 2 p.m. Hearing on bills on state parking revolving fund and public contracts follows at 2:45 p.m., Room 308.
Judiciary*: Hearing on Civil Justice Reform bill, 2:30 p.m., Room 325.
Legislative Management: Hearing on bills about frivolous lobbying charges and legislative analyst, 2 p.m., Room 429.
SENATEWays and Means*: Hearing on bills on general excise tax, pyramiding, GET exemptions, establishment of retail tax, repealing GET, 8:30 a.m., Room 211.
Judiciary: Hearing on bills on domestic violence, 8:30 a.m., Room 229.
Human Resources/Commerce, Consumer Protection and Information Technology: Hearing on bills relating to general assistance and payments to health care providers for workers' compensation claims, 9 a.m., Room 016.
Transportation and Intergovernmental Affairs/Commerce, Consumer Protection and Information Technology: Joint hearing on bills relating to appropriations to upgrade Honolulu Police Department telecommunication system, special-facility revenue bonds for airports and felony driving, 1 p.m., Room 212.
Economic Development/Water, Land and Hawaiian Affairs: Decision-making only on bill that renames State Land Use Commission to State Planning Commission. Hearing follows on bills relating to state water code and acquiring Waiahole Irrigation Co., 1 p.m., Room 229.
Health and Environment/Human Services: Hearing on bills relating to alcohol and drug dependence benefits, mental health and environmental impact statements, 1:30 p.m., Room 225.
Government Operations and Housing: Joint hearing with Senate Health and Environment on bills relating to recycling and issuance of special purpose revenue bonds for nonprofit health care facilities. Government Operations and Housing-only hearing on bills relating to procurement code, liquor licenses and time share law, 1 p.m., Room 224.
Water, Land and Hawaiian Affairs/Economic Development: Joint hearing on bills relating to appropriation to improve water quality of Ala Wai Canal watershed. Water, Land and Hawaiian Affairs-only hearing on bills on appropriation for study of Makiki Drainage Ditch Flooding Program, 3 p.m., Room 229.