Cecilio & Kapono will perform at Kokua for Katrina at Kapono's in the Aloha Tower Marketplace Sunday.

Katrina benefit events

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Kawananakoa Middle School: Cash donations will be collected by scoop net from 7 to 7:45 a.m. in the parking lot next to the cafeteria, 49 Funcal St., and from 8:05 to 8:40 a.m. on sidewalks around the school. Continues tomorrow.
Spago: Wolfgang Puck restaurants nationwide will donate 10 percent of sales to the American Red Cross and will collect additional donations. Spago is at the Four Seasons, Maui. Call 808-874-8000.


Jimi Hendrix Day: Donations will be taken for the Salvation Army's Katrina relief efforts at the 6 p.m. screening of the DVD "Jimi Hendrix: Live at Woodstock" at Pipeline Cafe. Passes for the screening are being given away on KPOI-FM, sponsor of the event. Canned goods also will be collected for the Hawaii Foodbank.
Sunset on the Beach: The Operation Katrina Kokua booth will take donations at the premiere of "Lost" Wednesday on Waikiki Beach (cast arrivals at 5:15 p.m., viewing at 7:15 p.m.). Donations will also be taken at Sunset on the Beach Saturday and Sunday and at Rediscover Oahu Sunset in the Park Oct. 1 and 2 in Kapolei.


Radio-thon: On-air personalities and sales staff from stations in the Pacific Radio Group will collect donations at Starbucks locations on Maui for the American Red Cross Maui Chapter, from 6 to 9 a.m.
O Lounge: The first-anniversary party has been turned into a benefit, featuring entertainment and food from 5 p.m. to midnight. Suggested donation is $20. Call 944-8436.

Sept. 16-17

A Night in Old New Orleans: Food and live music at St. Andrew's Cathedral, starting at 5:30 p.m. each day. All of the $25 ticket price goes to Katrina relief. Call 753-6578 or 524-2822.

Sept. 18

Kokua for Katrina: Cecilio & Kapono, Willie K & Eric Gilliom, Amy Gilliom, Inoa Ole, the Opihi Pickers and more will perform in a benefit concert, 3 p.m. to midnight at Kapono's in Aloha Tower Marketplace. Tickets are $30, available at Ticketmaster outlets, the Blaisdell box office or at Kapono's. Call 536-2161. All ages welcome until 9 p.m.

Sept. 19

Chefs for Hope: Nine restaurants will participate in the benefit for the Salvation Army Katrina Relief Fund, 6 to 9 p.m. at Aloha Tower Marketplace. Tickets are $150, with corporate tables for $5,000 and $10,000. Tickets available at Chai's Island Bistro. Call 585-0011.


Aloha Quilts: Hawaii Quilt Guild is collecting quilts in baby, crib, lap and twin sizes to be sent to Houston for hurricane victims. Drop off quilts at the Richards Street YWCA, 1040 Richards St., today through Oct. 12. Call 595-6434.
Market City Shopping Center: Buckets have been placed in all stores. Checks made out to the Salvation Army (with "Hurricane Katrina Relief" in the memo line) may also be dropped off at the management office, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays.
Hawaii Pacific University: Students will staff kettles outside the downtown campus and on the Windward Hawaii Loa campus beginning tomorrow. Downtown locations will be at Bishop and King streets, King Street and Fort Street Mall, and in front of the Student Life Office, 1188 Fort Street Mall. Hours are 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. downtown, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Hawaii Loa.
We are asking for monetary donations from everyone who has been touched by Cheeseburger over the years. Please send your check or other donations to:
Cheeseburger in Paradise: The restaurant chain is taking donations to purchase food. Company owners plan to begin feeding 4,000 people three meals a day this week. Send checks to Cheeseburger Events and Promotions, 2500 Kalakaua Ave., Honolulu 96815. Attention: Marina Jones.

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