Talk to address bypass project
Lahaina Bypass Now President Bob Pure will be the guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Lahaina meeting at noon Thursday at Royal Lahaina Resort's Royal Ocean Terrace Restaurant and Lounge.
The public is invited.
For more information, call club President Liz May at 721-5909 or visit www.rotaryclublahaina.org.
Moniz to speak about airports
Maui Airport District Manager Marvin Moniz will speak at Rotary Club of Maui meeting at noon Thursday at The Leis Family Class Act Restaurant at University of Hawaii Maui College.
Moniz has served as airport district manager for five years and was previously employed with Hawaiian Airlines for 25 years. He will discuss Maui's airports and related issues.
Cost is $20. The public is welcome.
For more information, send email to Rotary Club of Maui President Brian Moto at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Free wellness program offered
Maui Memorial Medical Center will present its six-week Malama Pu'uwai (Take Care of Your Heart) cardiovascular wellness program beginning Thursday through Nov. 15. Sessions will be from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at the hospital.
The program is free and open to the public.
The program is aimed at promoting wellness through early detection and modification of cardiovascular disease risk factors. Topics to be discussed will be education, healthy food choices, exercise, screening and referrals.
Follow-up newsletters will be mailed three and nine months after the program concludes. There will also be follow-up meetings held six and 12 months following the program.
Program participants will receive free services, including a health assessment and lifestyle profile, blood pressure evaluation, laboratory tests including blood glucose and cholesterol, referrals to health care professionals as appropriate and more.
A healthy meal is offered at each session and is sponsored by the Maui Memorial Medical Center Foundation.
Advance registration is required and space is limited.
For more information or to register, contact Kim Finney at 243-3047.
Golf fundraiser to benefit kids
Friends of the Children's Justice Center of Maui will hold its sixth-annual Malama I Na Keiki benefit fundraiser at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 19 at King Kamehameha Golf Club.
Festivities include a buffet dinner, live and silent auctions and live entertainment.
The event, which helps support abused and neglected children in Maui County, will honor the Mark and Debi Rolfing Foundation.
Tickets are $125 per person or $1,000 for a table of 10. Tickets must be purchased by Friday by calling 986-8634.
Alzheimer's walk on Saturday
The three-mile Maui Walk to End Alzheimer's will be held Saturday at Queen Ka'ahumanu Center. Registration begins at 6:30 a.m.
The event will be emceed by Tom Blackburn Rodriguez and Kellie Pali. It is an opportunity for participants to learn about Alzheimer's disease, including advocacy, support programs and services.
"There has never been a greater need for the residents of Hawaii to join in the fight against Alzheimer's disease by participating in Walk to End Alzheimer's," said Christine Payne, interim executive director and chief executive officer of the Alzheimer's Association, Aloha Chapter. "Funds raised will provide care and support services to the 31,000 residents of the state of Hawaii living with Alzheimer's, while also contributing to advancing critically needed research," she said.
To register a team or to join one, call 242-8636 or visit www.alz.org/walk.
Church group to host sale
Kahului Union Church Youth Group will hold a garage sale from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at 599 S. Oahu St. in Kahului.
Proceeds will benefit the group's annual youth winter camp. Funds raised will help defray camp costs for Neighbor Island students.
Items for sale include clothing, household items, kitchen items, vases, printers, televisions, tools, a refrigerator, bedding and more.
Spay and neuter clinics set
The nonprofit 9th Life Hawaii will hold feline spay and neuter clinics on Saturday, Sunday and Nov. 11.
Volunteers will pickup and return the cats at designated locations.
A $35 minimum donation is suggested, but it may be waived due to hardship.
To obtain a surgical consent form, participants are asked to call 573-3365 and leave their name, phone number, email and mailing address. The form must be returned in order to book the surgery.
For more information, visit www.9thlifehawaii.org.
Church rummage sale Saturday
Ala Lani United Methodist Church will hold a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at 50 S. Papa Ave. in Kahului.
Sale items will include baked goods, plants, pork and peas and pansit.
Ice sculptors needed for event
Lahaina Cannery Mall will again host Hawaii's only annual international ice sculpting competition on Nov. 11, and is now accepting applications from Hawaii chefs and artists.
The 90-minute, head-to-head competition will be judged by an industry professional and has a $1,000 cash prize for the top finisher and $500 for the runner up. The competition is limited to the first 10 professionals who respond. All interested parties must respond prior to Oct. 31.
For entry forms or more information, call 871.6230, ext. 21, or email email@example.com.
Airline to host art competition
Students in kindergarten through 12th grade from public, private and home schools may create artwork honoring Hawaii's culture that will adorn an Alaska Airlines Boeing 737-800 airplane in the company's "Paint the Plane" contest.
Contest forms will be distributed to 218,000 students across the state. It is being held in partnership with the Hawaii Department of Education and Hawaii Association of Independent Schools.
Entries are due Nov. 30. The painted plane will be unveiled in spring 2013.
The winner will receive prizes, including trips and scholarships. There also will be prizes for second- and third-place winners and 12 honorable mentions.
Complete event contest details can be found at www.alaskaair.com/hawaii.