Free family event today at Maui Mall
Maui Mall will celebrate the start of summer during its Maui Mall Family Sundays event from noon to 2 p.m. today.
The free monthly event will include water fountain games and contests.
Keiki under 12 can win prizes like Fun Factory tokens and tickets to the movies by participating at each of the Maui United Way activity stations. To qualify, pick up a passport near the stage, get it stamped after completing each activity, then turn it in.
Highlights include a Yu-Gi-Oh! Duelist League tournament and free workshop in Unit C-8, next to Genki Sushi. Call Robert Loera at (808) 385-5753 for more information.
There will also be eating contests, free healthy snacks for kids provided by Whole Foods Market, a keiki scavenger hunt by Fun Factory, and a family scavenger hunt (must be led by an adult).
Programming class begins Monday
"Me: The Maker Generation!" is a class for young people interested in computer programing at the College for Kids/College Bound program taking place this week at the University of Hawaii Maui College. It will be offered from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Geared to students entering 7th through 12th grade this fall, the class will accept walk-in students Monday morning.
Students will make electronic circuits, program microcontrollers, affix electronics to clothing, and explore robotics and manufacturing with 3-D printers.
Career exploration, guest speakers, chess, survival cooking and field trips around campus are also included.
The cost is $299, plus a $75 material fee. Partial scholarships are available.
For more information, call 984-3231 on Monday or visit online at www.edventuremaui.com.
Caregiver workshop set in Hana Tuesday
The public is invited to a free caregiver workshop titled "Caring for the Caregiver" from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hale Hulu Mamo in Hana.
Heather Greenwood, extension educator with the University of Hawaii Cooperative Extension, will discuss topics such as managing caregiver health, decreasing caregiving stress, balancing caregiving responsibilities and taking time for caregiver respite.
No reservations are needed. Certificates of attendance will be available for professionals and lunch will be provided free for attendees. For more information, call 248-8833.
Maui Adult Day Care Centers and the Maui County Office on Aging are sponsoring the workshop.
LAS celebration and meeting Wednesday
The public is invited to the Lahaina Arts Society annual Celebration & Meeting beginning at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the Pioneer Inn Courtyard. Admission is free.
Light pupu will be offered with refreshments and a no-host bar will be available. There will also be entertainment by Barefoot Minded. Special guest speakers will be Mayor Alan Arakawa, Jefferson Stillwell, president of the Art Maui board of directors, and Don McCann, president of LAS. Board members will be elected after the guest speakers.
For more information, call LAS at 661-0111 or e-mail email@example.com
Monsanto reps to speak at meeting
Monsanto's David Stoltzfus and Carol Reimann will be guest speakers at Wednesday's noon lunch meeting of the Rotary Club of Kihei/Wailea at Mulligans on the Blue restaurant.
Topics will include why Monsanto operates in Hawaii and modern solutions to help farmers become more productive when faced with fewer agricultural lands, fewer farmers and a growing worldwide population.
The public is welcome to attend. The $16 cost includes lunch.
A Keiki's Dream fundraiser Tuesday
A Keiki's Dream will be the beneficiary of a fundraiser at Flatbread Co. in Paia from 5 to 10 p.m. Tuesday.
Flatbread Co. will donate $3.50 for each large pizza and $1.75 for each small pizza sold to A Keiki's Dream.
In addition to food, volunteers will make balloon animals and apply temporary tattoos and stickers for any child who comes into the restaurant.
Kihei Sunrise club to meet at sunset
The Rotary Club of Kihei Sunrise will host a pau hana sunset get-together at Keawakapu Beach (adjacent to The Five Palms Restaurant in Kihei) from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday.
In lieu of the regular Wednesday morning breakfast meeting, club members will gather in this casual beach setting. All interested business professionals are invited to attend.
"This is a great opportunity to network and get to know Rotary members in an informal and relaxed setting," said Patty Hemmen, president of the Rotary Club of Kihei Sunrise. "We look forward to meeting new business leaders and sharing networking opportunities."
Those attending should bring a pupu to share and their own beach chair and beverages. For further information, call Hemmen at 280-8372 or see the club's website at www.kiheirotary.org.
SAS class of '74 plans reunion
Saint Anthony High School's Class of 1974 will have a reunion planning meeting at 5:30 p.m. Friday in the Wailuku Sandhills area.
For more information, call 264-0166, (702) 561-2346 or 463-9118.
Goat-dairy owner to speak on Tuesday
The Italian American Social Club in Kihei will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the St. Theresa Church hall.
The event will begin with a potluck dinner. The guest speaker for the evening will be Thomas Kafsack, owner of Maui's Surfing Goat Dairy.
Kafsack will speak about the dairy and what led him to Maui to begin producing goat cheese. He will speak at 7 p.m.
All are invited to attend.
For further information, email Don Tedesco at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Teams forming for outreach project
Unity Church of Maui will launch a community outreach program beginning June 29. Volunteers are partnering with a Michael Beckwith Agape Sacred Service Saturday Satel-Light effort occurring in California, according to a news release.
Volunteer teams and individuals will hold a Sugar Beach cleanup, serenade at Kula Hospital serenading and conduct botanical gardens maintenance. For more information, call 264-6614 or 298-8537.
Author will address Rotary Club of Maui
Stuart Nicholls, author of the novel "Thunder Road: The Journey Home," will be the featured guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Maui luncheon Thursday at the Class Act Restaurant at the University of Hawaii Maui College.
Nicholls, a Vietnam veteran, will speak on post-traumatic stress disorder and the journey home.
Nicholls was raised on a farm near Wheaton, Ill., and served as a combat infantryman in Vietnam from 1965 to 1966. After graduating from the University of Hawaii, he returned to Vietnam in 1987, where he helped build medical clinics, taught English, assisted with agricultural efforts and ran veteran tours.
Cost for the lunch meeting is $20. The public is welcome.
Nominees sought for Hall of Fame
Baldwin High School is seeking nominations of candidates for its Hall of Fame.
Four individuals representing alumni, past-or-present faculty, past-or-present staff and the community will be selected and recognized during the school's 75th anniversary celebration this October.
Candidates will be selected based on their contributions to Baldwin High School and the community, and their past achievements or awards.
Nomination forms may be obtained at the anniversary website hpbaldwinmaui75th.com, the Baldwin High School office, or Sew Special.
Completed forms may be submitted via email to email@example.com or mailed to BHS Hall of Fame, 490 Kilika Place, Wailuku 96793. Submission deadline is July 15.
Tools for caregivers classes announced
Powerful Tools for Caregivers Classes will take place from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays from July 2 to Aug. 6 at the West Maui Kaunoa Senior Center.
Topics include reducing stress, improving self-confidence, communicating effectively with health care professionals and family members, balancing caregiving responsibilities, making tough decisions and locating helpful resources.
A registration fee of $25 is refunded to all who complete the course.
For additional information or to register, call Heather Greenwood at the UH Cooperative Extension office at 244-3242, ext. 226.