Government offices to close for holiday
State and county offices will be closed Monday in observance of the King Kamehameha Day holiday.
All county pools will be closed along with the Hana, Lanai and Molokai landfills.
The Central Maui Landfill and EKO Compost will be open from 6 a.m. to noon. The Olowalu Recycling & Refuse Convenience Center will be open from 8 a.m. to noon.
Residential trash collection will not be affected.
All public libraries will be closed. Also Tuesday, the Kahului, Kihei and Lahaina public libraries will be closed.
The Maui News offices will be open on a regular schedule from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Navy to discuss training, testing
KAHULUI - The U.S. Navy will hold an open-house public meeting from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the Maui Waena Intermediate School Cafeteria to discuss its training and testing activities in the Hawaii-Southern California Study Area.
People may learn and comment on the Navy's Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Overseas Environmental Impact Statement for the training and testing, which involves the use of active sonar and explosives.
There will be no formal presentation. Navy representatives will be able to provide information and answer questions.
Copies of the draft EIS/OEIS may be found at the Wailuku Public Library and at www.HSTTEIS.com.
The Navy is also accepting comments through the 60-day public comment period which will end July 10.
Written comments may be submitted via the project website at www.HSTTEIS.com or in person at the public meeting or by mail to: Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Southwest, attention: HSTT EIS/OEIS Project Manager - EV21.CS, 1220 Pacific Highway, Building 1, Floor 3, San Diego, CA 92132-5190.
Boating safety instruction offered
KAHULUI - The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary is offering an introductory About Boating Safety course Friday and 16.
The classes will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday and from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 16 at the U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Office at 95 Lono Ave. at the corner of Kamehameha and Lono avenues in the Kahului Shopping Center.
The course includes general information about choosing and maintaining a boat, operating a boat or personal watercraft safely, navigation rules and aids to navigation, state boating laws and regulations and handling boating emergencies.
The cost is $35, which is payable the first night.
Boat insurance may be discounted with completion of the course.
For more information, call 264-1902. To register online, go to mauiboatclass.com.
Disaster services volunteers sought
WAILUKU - The American Red Cross is recruiting disaster services volunteers on Maui and is providing a series of disaster services training classes June 18 to 27.
The trainings, which are provided free, is the first step for all new disaster volunteers. New volunteer candidates must register for and attend the entire series.
The courses, dates and times follow; all classes run from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. and will be held at the Maui Red Cross Office at 45 North Market St.:
* Disaster Services: An Overview, June 18.
* Shelter Operations, June 20.
* Shelter Simulation, June 25.
* Disaster Assessment Basics, June 27.
To register for classes, call 244-0051, email dshr@ha waiiredcross.org or go to the website www.hawaiiredcross. org.
Job fair to serve those who served
WAIKAPU - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce will hold a "Hiring Our Heroes" job fair for veterans and military spouses who are looking for employment Thursday at the King Kamehameha Golf Club in Waikapu.
The event will be from 3 to 7 p.m.
To register see hoh.great job.net/sc/viewEvent.action?id=340897.
For more information, contact Ann Greenlee, state director of the U.S. Department of Labor Veterans' Employment and Training Service, at email@example.com or call (808) 522-8216.