Habitat for Humanity director to speak
Sherri Dodson, executive director of Habitat for Humanity Maui, will speak at the 7:30 a.m. breakfast meeting Wednesday of the Rotary Club of Kihei Sunrise.
The meeting will be at Five Palms Restaurant at the Mana Kai Maui Resort in Kihei.
Habitat for Humanity builds and renovates housing in partnership with community volunteers and potential homeowners. Dodson will explain the 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 www.kiheirotary.org.
'What is the Soul?' topic of symposium
"What is the Soul?" will be the topic of the Seabury Hall Philosophy Club's First Wednesday symposium from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Seabury Hall performing arts center in Makawao.
The presenters will be Karin Frost, founder of "Ergobaby," Lama Gyaltsen of the Dharma Center and Dr. Joel Friedman. The event is free and open to the public.
'Maui Teens Got Talent' moves to Kihei
"Maui Teens Got Talent" will move from Lahaina to Stella Blues Cafe in Kihei this month.
Imua Family Services and Stella Blues have partnered to make the event an ongoing monthly challenge. Every third Saturday of the month, Maui teens will face off in a vocal challenge to win the title of "Maui's Most Talented Teen."
The event will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 16. It is sponsored by and a benefit for Imua Family Services.
"We are thrilled to team up with Stella Blues Cafe . . . known for its generous spirit and giving to Maui's community" said Dean Wong, Imua's executive director.
Maui's teenage crooners and rockers will take the stage in front of a panel of Maui musicians, vocal coaches and expert judges. Wong enlisted Maui vocal coach Joy Fields to coordinate teen singing contestants.
Youths aged 11-19 are eligible.
Teens may contact Fields at 264-1275 to register for the competition.
Imua Family Services provides comprehensive early-childhood development services to children with developmental delays, special needs and disabilities and supports their families.
Festival of flowers to bloom in Lahaina
Lahaina Cannery Mall will kick off March with a Flower Festival display of orchids, protea, bonsai, tropical flowers and exotic floral arrangements from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and March 10.
The free event will have flowers for sale and displays by local growers and florists including the Maui Orchid Society, Napili Florist, Aloha Botanicals Maui and Anuhea Flowers. There will also be free hula performances at 1 p.m. both days.
Boy Scouts to cook breakfast
Boy Scout Troop 22 will have its annual breakfast fundraiser at Kamalii School in Kihei from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday. The sit-down or take-out meal includes pancakes, eggs, breakfast meats, fresh fruit and beverages. The price is $7 per meal.
For more information, call 891-8901.
Kalama Heights announces events
Kalama Heights, a retirement community in Kihei, announced several events in March. Each event is free and open to the public.
A talk on fraud prevention will take place at 2 p.m. Friday. Bingo is planned for 2 p.m. Saturday. An Irish feast will be had at 11 a.m. Sunday.
To reserve a space, or to learn more, call Kalama Heights at 879-1500.
Kalama Heights is located at 101 Kanani Road.
Peter Liu to lead media workshop
The Maui Economic Development Board Social Media Boot Camp will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Malcom Center, 1305 Holopono St., Suite 5, in Kihei. It is being presented by High Tech Maui.
The workshop is designed for people new to social media.
Peter Liu, who has more than 30 years of experience in the computer industry, will discuss social media strategies for businesses and give an introduction to popular social networks.
The workshop costs $65, which includes lunch. Seating is limited to 30 people.
For more information or to register, call 875-2300, or go to www.hightechmaui.com.
Banyan tree will be site ho'olaule'a
A Prince Kuhio Ho'olaule'a will take place at 9 a.m. March 30 at the Lahaina Banyan Tree Park.
The festivities are free to the public and will include exhibits, games, local food, lei making, crafters and entertainment.
Kuhio is celebrated for his efforts to protect, preserve and perpetuate the Hawaiian culture and people.