Health makeover topic of presentation
Dr. Terry Shintani will present "The 7 Step Health Makeover: Lose Weight and Reduce Your Need for Medication" at 7 p.m. Jan. 10 at the Cameron Center in Wailuku.
Shintani received his master's degree in nutrition at Harvard University and his medical degree and law degree from the University of Hawaii. He is board certified in preventive medicine and is a professor at the University of Hawaii School of Medicine and is on the National Advisory Board of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine.
DR. TERRY SHINTANI, “The 7 Step Health Makeover: Lose Weight and Reduce Your Need for Medication”
Shintani is also the author of 10 books including "Eat More Weigh Less Diet," "Hawaii Diet" and the "The Good Carbohydrate Revolution." He has been featured in Newsweek and on CNN, CBS, ABC and NBC. He also was designated a "Living Treasure" of Hawaii.
The free presentation is open to the public, and refreshments will be provided.
The Cameron Center is located at 95 Mahalani St. For more information, contact Steve Blake at 572-8371, or email email@example.com.
Rotary talk to focus on foster care
Ethan Aronson, the community liaison for the Hui Ho'omalu foster care program, will speak at the 7:30 a.m. breakfast meeting of the Rotary Club of Kihei Sunrise on Wednesday. The meeting will take place at the Five Palms Restaurant at the Mana Kai Maui Resort in Kihei.
Hui Ho'omalu is a program of the Partners in Development Foundation. The group was established to assist the state in licensing, supporting and retaining resource families throughout the islands. Aronson worked with numerous teens in care in Alaska prior to moving to Maui five years ago. He will explain this program and answer questions.
The cost of the breakfast is $22. The public is invited. For more information, contact President Patty Hemmen at 280-8372 or visit the club's website at www.kiheirotary.org.
Von Wellsheim will talk about bamboo
Upcountry Sustainability will present an evening with Rich von Wellsheim at 7 p.m. Jan. 7 at the Pukalani Community Center pool room annex.
Von Wellsheim is president and co-owner of Whispering Winds Bamboo in Kipahulu. He will introduce attendees to the growing and management techniques that he and his partners have developed on the 20-acre plantation they manage. He'll discuss harvest and post-harvest processes, including borate treatment. Finally, he will describe a roadmap for making bamboo a viable building material in Hawaii, plus efforts to obtain International Code Council certification. The event is free and open to all. For more information about the presentation, call 573-9260.
Library to share history of Sun Yat-sen
"A History of Dr. Sun Yat-sen on Maui" will be offered at Lahaina Public Library at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in the children's section.
Busaba Yip, cultural director of the Wo Hing Museum in Lahaina, will conduct a brief presentation about Dr. Sun Yat-sen, known as the "Father of Modern China."
Sun was a Chinese revolutionary and a western medical doctor who began his education in Hawaii. Yip's presentation will commemorate the 101-year anniversary of Sun's presidency.
Following the presentation, Yip will lead a walking tour of Lahaina Chinatown, from the library to the Wo Hing Museum. The one-hour program is suitable for ages 12 and older.
Lahaina Public Library is located at 680 Wharf St. For more information, call the library at 662-3950.