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* Art classes. Hui No'eau Visual Arts Center, 2841 Baldwin Ave., is offering the following classes. For more information or to register, call 572-6560 or visit huinoeau.com.
** "Quick Jewelry" with Luana Coonen will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Cost is $95 ($119 nonmember) plus supply and lab fee: $25.
BARBARA STEINBERG, will hold watercolor and drawing classes
** "Camp Kaluanui: Winter Wonderland" will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Session I: Monday through Friday. Cost is $215 ($269 nonmember) plus supply fee: $35. Session II: Dec. 26-28. Cost is $135 ($169 non-member) plus supply fee: $21. Single day cost is $70 ($88 nonmember) plus supply fee: $7. Ages 5 and older are welcome.
* Whale Photo Safari, will be held from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sundays through April 29. Cost is $99.95 plus taxes and fees. Join a professional photographer on a Whale Photo Safari Cruise, featuring hands-on training on capturing whale images with state-of-the-art digital cameras. This at-sea workshop takes place on Pacific Whale Foundation's high-tech, ultra-stable raft Ocean Freedom, departing from Lahaina Harbor. Call Pacific Whale Foundation for reservations and information at 249-8811 ext. 1.
* Business workshops. The Maui County Business Resource Center will hold free workshops from 12 to 1 p.m. For more information or to reserve a space, call 873-8247.
** "Maui Business Brainstormers" will be held on Monday till 1:30 p.m. Meet other business owners/managers, share and learn with thought-provoking questions, answers and coaching. Please RSVP at www.meetup.com/MauiBusinessBrainstormers.
** "Discover the Skill to Achieve Success in Your Business" by Mike Kern will be on Tuesday. Mike's specialty is business finance, marketing and sales, and operations.
** "Creating Harmony in the Workplace" by Stan Dokmanus will be on Wednesday. Attendees will learn mental control skill, together with a method to change limiting and painful beliefs. Also learn about techniques that can be solutions for the drug situation on Maui.
* "Ultimate Whalewatch." Learn firsthand what it is like to be a whale researcher on a personally guided group tour. Embark on a two-hour whalewatch with a member of the research team. Offered on Mondays, 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Whale sightings are guaranteed or you get a free ticket for one of Pacific Whale Foundation's regular Whalewatches. Pacific Whale Foundation Members save 20percent. Visit www.pacificwhale.org or call 249-8811 ext. 1.
* "SeaWees" a Wednesday morning program for children ages 3-5 and their parents/caregivers, provided by Pacific Whale Foundation. SeaWees includes music/movement, demonstrations and guided exploration delivered in a child-centered environment. Participants can sign up for a single morning or for the entire session. Each session consists of four classroom sessions and one "Seafari" field adventure organized around a marine science theme. The cost for the entire five-week session (including four classroom sessions and one Seafari Outing) is $50 per child (or $40 for PWF members). Single class fee is $12. Reservations are required. Please call 249-8811. Class sizes are limited. Contact instructor, Merrill Kaufman, at Pacific Whale Foundation at 856-8322.
* Watercolor and drawing classes. Barbara Steinberg will hold after-school art classes from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursdays, Jan. 10 through March. 7, at Montessori School of Maui, 2953 Baldwin Ave., Makawao. Barbara will instruct her students on composition, light sources, shadow and the use of watercolor pigments and glaze, and to draw and paint native plants and animals of Hawaii. Cost is $132 (Includes watercolor paints and end-of-session art show). A separate supply list will need to be purchased. Register now through Jan. 9. For more information, visit: www.momi.org/685461.ihtml or email Barbara at email@example.com if you have any questions.
* "Haiku in English," with Rinko Jeffers will be held at 4:30 p.m. Thursday at Maui Friends of the Library, Queen Ka'ahumanu Center. For more information, call 463-5145 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.