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Tuesday, October 17, 2000


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Todd Vander Pluym has created elaborate,
detailed sand sculptures at Pearlridge Center.

Express yourself
in sand sculpture

Are you artistic? Do you like to build things, run sand through your fingers and pack and shape the grains?

Go crazy. Try out for Pearlridge Center's sand sculpting team, to be led by sand artist Todd Vander Pluym. Those chosen will help with the sculptures that are created for the Christmas season annually at the center.

Interviews and training for volunteers will take place Nov. 1-3 at Pearlridge's Uptown Center Court. Participants must be 16 years or older and must commit to the project through the first three weeks of November.

For interview times and information: 488-0981.

Kids Voting events

Bullet Oct. 26 -- Rally at Mililani Waena Elementary, 8:30 a.m.
Bullet Nov. 2 -- Rally at Kamiloiki School, 8 a.m.
Bullet Nov. 6 -- Rally at Laie and Waimalu elementary schools, 8:30 a.m.
Bullet Nov. 7 -- Voting day with Election Night Celebration at Ala Moana Center Stage, 5 to 9 p.m.

For more information, call 593-VOTE (8683).


Coming to the big screen

These movies are scheduled to begin their Oahu run on Friday:

In this remake of the 1967 comedy, the devil, in the form of Elizabeth Hurley, promises a hapless nerd, played by Brendan Fraser, seven wishes in exchange for his soul.

Pay It Forward
Kevin Spacey stars as a social studies teacher who, each fall, gives his new students the same do-gooder assignment: Dream up a way to improve the world. Trevor McKinney (Haley Joel Osment), the son of a single mom who's a closet boozer (Helen Hunt), comes up with the notion of paying good deeds forward.

The Legend of Drunken Master
Jackie Chan stars in this tale of a martial arts hero unlike any other. The Drunken Master can turn just one drink into devastation and humiliation for his enemies.


Scholarships and more

"Show Me the Money!": Chaminade University of Honolulu is offering a free financial aid seminar for college-bound students and their families 6 to 7 p.m. tomorrow at the Chaminade Clarence T.C. Ching Conference Center. There will be hands-on training on applying for financial aid. Call Ginger at 739-8340 for reservations.

"Making Dreams Come True": Valley of the Rainbows awards grants to youths, ages 8 to17, on the leeward coast to assist with education, extra-curricular, cultural or sports activities. Monthly awards will be granted. Students should submit applications by the fourth Friday of each month. Selection is based on need and purpose of the activity. Call 668-2314 or Denice at 589-5933.

"Most Valuable Student Scholarship Contest": The Elks National Foundation will award $2.216 million in college scholarships to 500 high school seniors nationwide. Males and females compete separately and are judged on scholarship, leadership and financial need. Applications are available at, keyword:mvs; at local high schools or by mailing a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Elks National Foundation, 2750 N. Lakeview Ave., Chicago, Ill. 60614. Application deadline: Jan. 12.

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