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POSTED: Saturday, March 14, 2009

BJ Penn at Nordstrom


Meet World Lightweight UFC champion BJ Penn at Nordstrom Ala Moana today, during a signing event featuring RVCA BJ Penn merchandise from noon to 2 p.m.

On view will be RVCA's newest collection of T-shirts, boardshorts, caps and slippers. Penn will sign one item per customer.



Healthy and fun

Teens can loose weight and have fun at Wellspring Hawaii's Big Island summer camp in June.

Campers will learn how to live a healthier life through diet, activity management and cognitive-behavioral therapy.

Participants must be between ages 11 to 24.

Those who submit applications before April 1 could receive an early discount. Call 1-866-364-0808 or log on to www.wellspringweightloss.com.


A 'sleepy' talk

New York Times bestseller author James Maas will discuss how sleep habits can increase alertness, productivity, creativity and the quality of life Tuesday in 'Iolani School's Seto Hall.

Maas is the author of “;Power Sleep: The Revolutionary Program that Prepares Your Mind for Peak Performance.”; He also wrote the children's bedtime story “;Remmy and the Brain Train,”; and has produced nine PBS TV specials.

Maas will speak from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. A book signing and sale will follow.

The free talk is part of the school's 'Ohana Speaker Series. Call 943-2322.


Annual cancer day

The Cancer Research Center of Hawaii is holding its annual Cancer Research Information Day, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. next Saturday in the Manoa Grand Ballroom of the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii.

The free event features talks on high cancer rates among native Hawaiians, ovarian cancer and what's being done to diffuse its impact, new treatments of colorectal cancers and innovative treatments of lung cancer.

A light breakfast and lunch will be available on a first come basis. Free parking will be available, too.

Registration and check in begins at 8 a.m. To reserve, call Bright Light Marketing at 275-3010 by Friday.

For information about the speakers or other event facts, call 275-3020 or connect to www.crch.org.