Marching band festival set for Thursday
The Maui Marching Band Festival will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the War Memorial Stadium.
Admission is free to the event, which will feature bands from King Kekaulike, Baldwin, Lahainaluna and Maui high schools.
Huljich will present seminar on stress
Stress and lifestyle expert Paul Huljich will present a seminar titled "Stress and You" from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday at Hotel Wailea.
Huljich will share research and knowledge that he has gained through life experiences. He will also draw on topics discussed in his book, "Stress Pandemic: The Lifestyle Solution."
Groups will lead Arbor Day celebrations
Skyline Eco-Adventures, together with Plant A Wish, will celebrate its second annual Zip for the Trees event from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Skyline's Halekala course located on Crater Road.
In celebration of Arbor Day, Skyline will offer a three-line tour for $30, with 100 percent of the proceeds donated to designated charitable organizations on Maui. Tours will be open on a first-come, first-served basis. No reservations are necessary.
In addition, in conjunction with Plant A Wish, Skyline will lead youth groups to plant native Hawaiian trees along the course. The public is invited to join in the festivities and plant a tree.
Environmental groups will be present to educate participants about Hawaii's environment, history and culture. There will also be live music and a live radio broadcast by Pacific Radio Group with prizes and giveaways. Food will be available for purchase.
For more information, call 878-8037, ext 203, or visit www.zipline.com/about-us/community.
Fundraiser to feature special vehicles
Punana Leo o Maui will present Holoholo Ka'a from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday in the University of Hawaii Maui College Maui Swap Meet parking lot.
This fundraiser benefitting Hawaiian language immersion programs will feature big trucks and special vehicles including a fire engine, a cement truck, a police car, an ambulance and more. Attendees will be able to climb in and learn about these vehicles.
This event is cosponsored by UH-MC's Early Childhood Education program.
For more information, call 244-5676.
Experts to present free solar energy talk
Upcountry Sustainability and the Sustainable Living Institute of Maui will host a free presentation about solar energy at 7 p.m. Monday in University of Hawaii Maui College's Laulima Building, Room 225.
Stuart Zinner and Matias Besasso will lead the session, which will cover circuit saturation, tax incentives, how much a home might need and how much it might cost.
Zinner is UH-MC energy project coordinator and has taught classes in STEM, Sustainable Construction Tech and for SLIM through EdVenture/OCET. He also provides sustainable energy consulting services.
Besasso is co-founder of Rising Sun Solar Co. He has taught solar classes at UH-MC and has years of experience designing and installing home and business solar photovoltaic systems.
For more information, call 573-9260.
Pizza fundraiser will benefit preschool
Kansha Preschool will hold a benefit on Tuesday at Flatbread Co. in Paia. A portion of all pizza sales that evening will be donated to the school.
There will also be a silent auction from 5 to 8 p.m.
For more information, visit www.kanshapreschool.org.
Documentary topics to focus on Israel
A free screening of "The Case For Israel - Democracy's Outpost" will begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Calvary Chapel Kihei, 575 S. Kihei Road.
This documentary film presents a case for Israel, its basic right to exist, its right to protect its citizens from terrorism and its right to defend its borders from hostile enemies.
For more information, call Hannah at 281-4427.
Iao Preschool earns statewide honors
The Department of Human Services, Vocational Rehabilitation and Services for the Blind Division recognized Iao Preschool as one of eight Hawaii 2012 Employers of the Year for its efforts in removing barriers to recruiting, training and employing individuals with disabilities.
VRSBD is an employment-assistance program for individuals with disabilities. Employers who wish to hire individuals with disabilities work with the program to find employees.
For more information, visit www.hawaiivr.org.
Imua Family Serives receives $45,000
The 15th annual Roy's Restaurants Golf Classic, held at the Royal Ka'anapali Golf Course on Sept. 28, raised more than $45,000 for Imua Family Services.
Throughout its 15-year history, the tournament has raised more than $500,000 to support Imua Family Services programs.
For more information, call 244-7467 or visit www.imuafamilyservices.com.