Israeli rabbi to discuss Kabbalah
KIHEI - Rabbi Yitzchak Schwartz from Israel will discuss his ancient Kabbalah traditions and beliefs with Hawaiian cultural practitioners Pua Mahoe and Maile Shaw on Thursday at ProArts Playhouse, beginning at 7 p.m.
An informal question-and-answer session will follow with chocolate desserts.
The cost to attend is $25.
To RSVP or for more information, call 268-6112 or send email to email@example.com.
Father's Day service and brunch planned
KAHULUI - A Father's Day service is planned at 8 a.m. Sunday at Maui Evangelical Church at 256 Hina Ave.
All fathers present will be honored. A brunch will follow the service.
For more information, call the church office at 877-3163 or 244-4745.
Reunion choir to perform Sunday
MAKAWAO - A reunion choir will sing Bach's "Toccata and Fugue in D Minor" at Sunday's celebration of the history of music at Makawao Union Church on Sunday, beginning at 10:30 a.m.
The choir made up of present and former choir members and friends will sing several selections, capped off by the Bach piece, accompanied by the church's Reuter pipe organ, the largest on Maui.
Others will offer their stories of music in the life of the congregation, which is celebrating 150 years on Maui this year.
Makawao Union Church is an interdenominational community church, located at 1445 Baldwin Ave. For more information, call 579-9261.
Vacation Bible School offered
PUKALANI - Vacation Bible School will be offered at Pukalani Baptist Church from Monday to Friday.
The program is for children and youth in grades preschool through 12th grade.
The program runs from 5 to 7:30 p.m. each day.
For more information, call 572-7968.
Sports camp begins June 27
KULA - The Uncharted Waters Christian Sports Camp, sponsored by Waipuna Chapel, will be held June 27 to July 1, at the Kula soccer fields next to the Kula Fire Station.
The seventh annual event is for youths ages 4 to 12.
Sports offered include basketball, soccer, flag football and cheerleading.
The program runs from 3 to 6 p.m. each day, and snacks are included.
The cost is $45 per child; all campers get T-shirts.
Registration forms can be obtained at Waipuna Chapel, 17 Omaopio Road, or through Sharon Van Buren by calling 870-6557 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Information also is available at the website www.unchartedwaters.org.
Lei'ohu Ryder to speak in Wailuku
WAILUKU - Lei'ohu Ryder presents "He 'Ike Au" (This I know) at Unity Church of Maui on Sunday, beginning at 10 a.m.
Ryder offers blessings, music, public speaking, counseling, healing work and wedding ceremonies.
Unity Church of Maui is located at 483 S. High St. For more information, call 242-9327.
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