Talk to focus on endangered bird species
Josh Kramer of Maui Bird Conservation will be the guest speaker at the Italian American Social Club meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at St. Theresa's Community Hall in Kihei.
Kramer will speak about captive propagation as a tool for conserving Hawaii's endangered bird species.
The evening will begin with a potluck dinner.
In addition, Maui Bird Conservation will hold an open house Nov. 3 and 4 at 2375 Olinda Road.
The public is invited to both events.
For more information, email Don Tedesco at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kellerman to present permaculture talk
Claire Kellerman, director of the Maui Permaculture Network and owner of Klarity Permaculture Design and Arts, will present a free talk titled "Permaculture Design 101" at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Makawao Public Library.
Kellerman will provide an introduction to permaculture design, which combines nature, ecology and alternative social ideals. The 90-minute interactive program will feature a digital presentation introducing the principles of permaculture design and showcasing inspirational homes and projects.
The program is suitable for those 12 and older. Contact the library as soon as possible if a sign language interpreter or other special accommodation is needed.
For more information, please call the library at 573-8785.
Rotary club will host Pau Hana gathering
The Rotary Club of Kihei Sunrise will host a Pau Hana gathering from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Pono's On the Green at the Elleair Golf Club in Kihei. This event is in lieu of the club's regular Wednesday morning breakfast meeting.
All business professionals are invited to attend this gathering to meet members of the Kihei Sunrise Club.
Food and beverage prices will be discounted during the event.
For more information, call club President Patty Hemmen at 280-8372 or visit the club's website at www.kiheirotary.org.
Live music set for Thursday in Lahaina
Lahaina Restoration Foundation will present father-and-son duo Jareth and Ikaika Lum Lung featuring Kory Kukahiko from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday on the Baldwin Home Museum lawn in Lahaina.
Jareth Lum Lung is the lead singer of Highway 30 Band. Ikaika Lum Lung is a professional musician at Tihati Productions.
A limited number of chairs will be provided; attendees are encouraged to bring blankets, mats and low beach chairs.
This concert is part of the Lahaina Resoration Foundation's ongoing Hawaiian Music Series program supported by the Hawaii Tourism Authority and the County Office of Economic Development.
For more information, call Lahaina Restoration Foundation at 661-3262 or visit www.lahainarestoration.org.
Rotary club meeting will focus on Iran
Nora Finberg will be the guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Maui meeting at noon Thursday at The Leis Family Class Act Restaurant at the University of Hawaii Maui College.
Finberg is a Maui resident who grew up in Iran and studied in Israel. She will speak about Iran, its government and its nuclear program.
The cost is $20. The public is welcome.
For more information, email Rotary Club of Maui President Brian Moto at email@example.com.
Library will host free movie night
Wailuku Public Library will offer a free screening of "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted" during its Family Movie Night at 6 p.m. Thursday.
All children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.
Contact the library as soon as possible if a sign language interpreter or other special accommodation is needed.
For more information, call the library at 243-5766.
Conference to cover special needs issues
Imua Family Services will host its second annual Early Childhood Development Conference on Friday and Saturday at the J. Walter Cameron Center.
The conference will feature educational workshops intended for professionals or caregivers who work with those with sensory-processing difficulties and children with special needs.
Workshops will include "Interventions for Feeding Development and Motor Bases Speech Disorders," "Trauma in the Early Years, When to Worry and When Not to Worry," "Why Does My Child Do That? Bad Behavior or Something Else," "Cultural and Linguistic Implications in Early Language Acquisition," "Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders" and "Linguistic Structure of American Sign Language."
To register or get more information, call 244-7467 or visit www.imuafamilyservices.org.
EWaste Disposal Program this week
The University of Hawaii will hold its free Education & Government eWaste Disposal Days program from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the recycling center along Wahinepio Avenue near the University of Hawaii Maui College campus.
Advance registration is required through the program's webpage for schools, small businesses, nonprofit organizations or government offices that want to drop off equipment on Thursday or Friday. No registration is required for household residents to recycle their unwanted personal electronic waste on Saturday.
For collection times, maps to drop-off sites and information concerning the types of equipment accepted, visit www.hawaii.edu/ewaste.
Rotary club donates $450 to nonprofit
The Rotary Club of Kihei Sunrise recently awarded $450 to Keiki Kupboard, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing essential supplies to Maui students. This contribution will be used at Kihei and Kamalii elementary schools.
A large part of this contribution was generated during the club's school supplies drive held at the Kihei Longs Drug Store early this fall.
For more information about the Rotary Club of Kihei Sunrise, call 280-8372 or visit www.kiheirotary.org.
Upcountry school to host fundraiser
Montessori School of Maui will present its signature fundraising event, Ghoulin Rouge, Cirque de Freak, from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday on the school campus, located at 2933 Baldwin Ave. in Makawao.
This year's event theme takes this adults-only Halloween party into the world of the traditional old traveling circus.
Festivities include gourmet pupu, beverages, live entertainment, a costume contest, a silent auction and more.
Local businesses are encouraged to purchase an ad in the full-color program book or donate an item or certificate for the silent auction.
Private lounges featuring VIP seating and table service are available for $2,500 or $1,750. Individual tickets are $85 each. To purchase tickets, call 573-0374 or visit www.momi.org.
Foundation to host Halloween party
Maui AIDS Foundation will host a Halloween celebration at Three's Bar and Grill on Friday.
There will be music by DJ Del Sol, a costume contest, door prizes and more. Three's Bar and Grill will donate 15 percent of all food and beverage sales that evening to MAF.
Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door. Advance tickets must be purchased by 4 p.m. Thursday at www.mauiaids.org or by visiting the MAF office located at 1935 Main St., Suite 101, in Wailuku.