Drama class registration extended
Theatre Theatre Maui and the Lahaina Intermediate School have extended the date for Lahaina Intermediate School students to sign up for the drama class portion of the Lahaina Complex After-School Tutoring Project to Sept. 23.
The first class will be on Monday, with the duo of Kristi Scott and Heidi Turner teaching the free after-school drama class in the school cafeteria. Classes are on Mondays from 2:10 to 3:45 p.m. Classes also are scheduled for Sept. 23 and 30.
PAPA LOPAKA, to conduct a dramatic reading
Magician and game show host Brenton Keith will engage the audience during the Rotary Club of Maui’s “Game Show Nite” Sept. 27.
The class schedule for the rest of the school year is as follows: Oct. 14, 21, 28; Nov. 4, 18; Dec. 2, 9; Jan. 13, 27; Feb. 3, 10, 24; and March 3 and 10. The classes culminate with a live performance of an original short play based on local culture and Hawaiiana.
Registration is open to Lahaina Intermediate School students in the 6th, 7th and 8th grades. Students may pick up a registration form at the Lahaina Intermediate School office or by contacting Angie Thompson at Theatre Theatre Maui at 661-1168 (office), 214-7443 (cellular) or at firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration is first come, first served, according to an announcement.
Student will share experiences in Asia
Christine Pawliuk, a candidate for a master's degree in business from the Shidler School of Business at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, will speak at the 7:30 a.m. breakfast meeting of the Rotary Club of Kihei Sunrise on Wednesday.
The meeting is at the Five Palms Restaurant at the Mana Kai Maui Resort in Kihei.
Pawliuk will discuss her experiences in the Asian field study that was conducted by the school for 25 Neighbor Island master of business administration students. The group traveled to South Korea, China, Vietnam and Thailand and visited a wide variety of businesses in order to learn more about doing business in Asia.
The cost of the breakfast is $22. The public is invited. For more information contact President Christine Pawliuk at 292-2242 or see the club's website at www.kiheirotary.org.
Planning meeting for BHS anniversary
A meeting to finalize details of Baldwin High School's 75th anniversary celebration will be held in the school's new library at 5 p.m. Monday.
The festivities will be held in October.
Alumni, staff and other individuals interested in helping to plan the anniversary events are encouraged to attend this planning meeting.
For more information, contact Lynn Araki-Regan at 280-1299 or visit www.hpbaldwinmaui75th.com.
'Robin Hood' topic of dramatic reading
"Discovering the Classics: Robin Hood" will be presented at 3 p.m. Wednesday in Kihei Public Library's children's section.
Papa Lopaka (Robert DeVinck), a writer, English literature scholar and longtime reader of classic books, will conduct a dramatic reading of his "Classics Illustrated" comic book "Robin Hood."
There will be a brief discussion, a question-and-answer session, and Lopaka will encourage children to read the original book. This free one-hour program is recommended for ages 6 and older and will include light refreshments provided by the Kay A. Edwards Memorial Fund. All children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.
Contact the library as soon as possible if a sign language interpreter or other special accommodation is needed.
Kihei Public Library is at 35 Waimahaihai St. For more information, call the library at 875-6833.
VW enthusiasts plan cruise on Saturday
Volkswagen enthusiasts will have their last VW cruise of the year on Saturday.
Drivers will meet at 4:30 p.m. at Piilani Village Shopping Center in Kihei, nearest the Minit Stop parking lot.
The cruise will begin at 5 p.m., heading from the shopping center toward the Shops at Wailea. Drivers will turn right from the traffic light at the end of the highway and cruise on to South Kihei Road. The next stop will be at the Maui Ocean Center parking lot nearest to Carl's Jr.
From there, drivers will cruise toward Waikapu and Wailuku, turning down Main Street and heading to Maui Mall, meeting at the parking area nearest Wendy's.
For more information, contact Mae Gouveia at 283-9882.
Mandatory parade meeting for marchers
A mandatory meeting for registered participants in the 91st Maui Fair parade on Oct. 3 will take place from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Maui Arts & Cultural Center's Alexa Higashi Meeting Room.
For more information, call Parade Chairperson Jaime Cardoza at 357-5903.
Personal growth activity offered to men
A Maui New Warrior Training Adventure will be held Sept. 27 to 29 at Camp Keanae. The personal growth activity is presented by the ManKind Project.
There is a cost to attend. See hawaii.mkp.org to learn about payment plans and partial scholarships.
Free weekly men's support groups are available for those who go through the training.
To learn more, visit nwta.mauimkp.org or call the Mental Health America office on Maui at 242-6461.
Information may also be obtained by calling Scott Larson at (808) 987-2774.
'Game Show Nite' to benefit youth
The Rotary Club of Maui will host its first "Game Show Nite," featuring Brenton Keith, who will engage the audience in a fun-filled game show experience from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Sept. 27 at the Binhi at Ani Maui Filipino Community Center in Kahului.
Keith, a popular magician and game show host, will have the audience play Family Feud, an interactive game. The evening will also include heavy pupus catered by Manila Bistro, prizes and a silent auction.
Tickets are $40 per person and will benefit the Rotary Club of Maui's youth programs, including the Rotary youth leadership awards and its children's dental outreach project. To purchase tickets, call 283-1471 or 280-0099.
Maui Youth Ukulele Contest at Hula Grill
Hula Grill Ka'anapali will present the 17th annual Maui Youth Ukulele Contest on Saturday.
Sponsored in part by KoAloha Ukulele and KPOA, the contest will showcase the island's amateur ukulele players and vocalists competing for prizes and bragging rights.
Keiki from kindergarten through 12th grade will participate in three solo divisions by school grade and one group division (up to four participants). Contestants must be Maui County residents and aloha attire is required. Contestants will be judged on brief introduction, ukulele performances (strumming, rhythm and picking), singing and stage presence, off stage attitude, originality and keeping within a six-minute time limit. Check-in begins at 8:15 a.m. and will be followed by a keiki ukulele workshop with Uncle Kimo Hussey at 8:45 a.m., and the competition at 9:30 a.m. Participants may register the day of the event at the restaurant. The fee to participate is $15 and includes breakfast, lunch and a shirt. For more information, call Hula Grill Ka'anapali at 667-6636.
Bamboo for building topic of presentation
Architect David Sands will be the guest speaker at the noon luncheon meeting of the Rotary Club of Maui on Thursday in the Class Act Dining Room at the University of Hawaii Maui College.
His topic is "Bamboo for Construction."
Sands developed the first international building code for the use of bamboo in building homes, according to a news release. He is the chief architect and co-founder of Bamboo Living.
Born and raised in Florida, Sands earned his master's in architecture in 1982 from the University of Florida. After relocating to Maui in 1988, he co-founded Bamboo Living with Jeffree Trudeau in 1995. More information can be found on his website, bambooliving.com.
Vendor deadline for senior fair is Monday
Monday is the deadline for vendors to submit applications to the Maui Economic Opportunity office at 99 Mahalani St. in Wailuku in order to participate in the 40th annual Maui County Senior Fair.
The fair is scheduled for Oct. 26 at the War Memorial Complex in Wailuku from 8 a.m. to noon. This year's theme is "Unleash the Power of Aging."
For more information, contact Gerry Lum at 249-2970 or email@example.com.
Class of 1958 heading to Reno
The reunion of the St. Anthony School Class of 1958 will be held Oct. 1-6 in Reno, Nev.
Classmates leaving from Hawaii and the Mainland on Oct. 1 will meet in Oakland, Calif., on Oct. 2. They will ride in a car on the California Zephyr train that will transport the group on a seven-hour scenic and entertainment-filled ride from Emeryville, Calif., to Reno.
Classmates joining the group in Reno also can participate in sightseeing excursions, a slot tournament, breakfast/dinner buffets, a banquet and show.
For more information, contact Gloria Adlawan at firstname.lastname@example.org or 283-6287.