Church to host rummage, bake sale
St. Rita Church in Haiku will hold a rummage and bake sale from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the parish hall.
Rummage items will include clothing, plants, toys, small furniture, household items, Christmas decor and gifts. Also, Estrella's award-winning homemade breads, pickled items, jellies and jams will be for sale.
The church is at 655 Haiku Road.
For more information, call 575-2601.
Garage sale to aid Feline Foundation
The Feline Foundation of Maui will hold a fundraising garage sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in Kihei.
Donations of good salable items are being accepted for the garage sale, which will be at 231 Kawailani Circle in the Piilani Village II subdivision near Safeway.
Money raised will go for spaying and neutering of cats in managed feral colonies. Volunteer caretakers maintain the colonies by trapping the cats, having them neutered or spayed and returning them to their home areas, as an alternative to euthanasia.
The program is funded 100 percent by donations.
To make arrangements to drop off items for the garage sale or to make tax-deductible donations, call 879-3059.
Bailey House Museum official to speak
The executive director of the Maui Historical Society/Bailey House Museum will speak to the Kiwanis Club of Maui at noon Thursday at Cary and Eddie's Hideaway in Kahului.
The public is invited to the talk by Donald F. Craib.
Lunch is $12.
For more information, call Kathy Anderson at 357-8877.
Event to include drama club comedies
"One Evening, Two Comedies" will be presented by the Kamehameha Schools Maui high school Drama Club at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and Nov. 8 and 9 on campus.
"The Seussification of Romeo & Juliet" turns Shakespeare on its head in the manner of Dr. Seuss, while "Note to Self" takes a humorous look at the trials and tribulations of teens, a news release about the show said.
The event is free and appropriate for all ages. It will be held in the school's Keopuolani Hale.
Rotary Club set to meet at Mulligans
The Rotary Club of Kihei Wailea will be meeting at Mulligans on the Blue at noon Nov. 6.
Phillip Fontaine will discuss his exchange trip to Japan and how community, environmental management and water conservation are needed in threatened areas.
Cost for lunch is $16.
The public is invited.
Annual Harvest Sale slated for MMMC
The Maui Memorial Medical Center Auxiliary will host its annual Harvest Sale from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday in the hospital's Wailuku Tower lobby.
The sale will include baked goods, plants, jewelry, artwork and gift baskets as well as a silent auction.
The auxiliary manages the hospital's gift shop and its more than 60 members also volunteer their time providing service in many areas of the hospital.
Auxiliary volunteer hours have exceeded 9,500 hours in 14 departments.
The group has also donated many items to the hospital.
Those interested in making a donation to the auxiliary or Harvest Sale should call Amy Hanlon at 242-2333.
Sunday benefit to feature Haiku Hillbillys
The Haiku Hillbillys will be performing Sunday at Casanova restaurant in Makawao as part of Manao Radio's Upcountry Sunday Acoustic Style Benefit.
The event runs from 2 to 5 p.m. with the band to perform from 4 to 5 p.m. Cost is $7 at the door to benefit the station.
A new CD, "Randall Rospond Trio Recorded Live 2012 @ Manao Radio," will be available for $10, with all proceeds benefiting the station. The CD has not officially been released yet. A release party will be held Feb. 21 at Stella Blues Cafe in Kihei.
Hongwanji Mission to host its fall bazaar
Lahaina Hongwanji Mission will have a fall mini bazaar from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday at 551 Wainee St. Plants, crafts, food and a variety of rummage items will be available for sale.
Tree giveaway set for Saturday
Maui Nui Botanical Gardens will host its 10th annual Arbor Day 1,000 Hawaiian Tree Giveaway from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. Thirty varieties of trees will be available for free, one tree per person of any age. Experts will be available to recommend the best Hawaiian tree for the recipient's area.
The celebration will also feature demonstrations on proper tree care, as well as many community organizations sharing information about Hawaii's environmental issues. The gardens are located at 150 Kanaloa Ave. in Kahului. To make a donation, visit www.mnbg.org.
Touch a truck aimed at kids
A Holoholo Ka'a (touch a truck) event will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday in the University of Hawaii Maui College rear parking lot.
This event is designed for children ages 3 to 8 (or anyone) who would like to get in, see, touch, feel and honk horns of big trucks, race cars and other vehicles. Admission is $1. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.
The event will benefit Hawaiian language immersion education. For more information, call Kili Namau'u, director of Punana Leo o Maui, at 244-5676.
Roselani Place will host bingo
Roselani Place will host Senior Saturday Birthday Bingo and a community open house from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Saturday at 88 S. Papa Ave. in Kahului. Maui County Council Member Elle Cochran will be calling bingo.
Birthday cake and refreshments prepared by Roselani Place, which will be celebrating its 11th birthday, will be served. Prizes will be awarded to the winners of each game played. Model apartments will also be open for viewing.
The event is free and open to the public. Seating is limited. To reserve a space, contact Diane at 871-7720 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pono Project to present funds
The Pono Project LLC will present the first round of its environmental conservation grants.
Pono Project makes grants to nonprofit or fiscally sponsored organizations for conservation projects that protect or restore the natural environment, or for projects that educate residents and visitors about the importance of land and water conservation.
Two $500 grants will be awarded by Dec. 9. All submitted applications will be reviewed by a grants committee to determine a pool of top applicants. Donors from the past quarter will vote on the top two projects in that pool to receive the funds.
Applications are short, and reporting is through video and photography. Application packets can be found at www.ponoproject.org, under Projects and Grants. The deadline for all application materials is 5 p.m. Nov. 15.
For questions or information, email Paula McLane at email@example.com.
Open house for Montessori
Montessori Hale O Keiki will hold an open house from 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 7 at its campus at 100 Kulanihakoi St. in Kihei.
The event allows parents and community members an opportunity to "become a student" and learn about the materials, the philosophy and journey from pre-K to 8th grade at the school. Participants may also meet faculty and spend time in the classroom.
Attendees should RSVP to 874-7441 or send email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The event is open only to parents. No children will be allowed.
For more information, see mhok.org.
Spay, neuter clinics scheduled
9th Life Hawaii will hold five free/low-cost cat spay/neuter clinics in November.
The nonprofit organization has sterilized more than 5,551 cats for the Maui community, most in its own fully equipped surgery room, according to an announcement.
Cats as young as 8 weeks old can be sterilized. Owned, feral, stray, homeless and colony cats are welcome, but noticeably pregnant cats nor any sick cats will not be spayed.
A $35 minimum donation is suggested, but clinics are always free in cases of hardship.
Volunteers will pick up cats at designated locations and transport them to the clinic for surgery. Surgeries are performed by licensed veterinarians. Cats will be returned to the pickup location later the same day.
Call 573-3365 and follow the instructions to register for this clinic, or send email to email@example.com for a surgical consent form.
To learn more about 9th Life Hawaii, visit www.9thlifehawaii.org.
Chef will talk at Rotary event
Susan "Chef Teton" Campbell will be the guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Maui's noon luncheon meeting Thursday in the Class Act dining room at the University of Hawaii Maui College.
Campbell holds several nutrition, culinary and education certificates. She is a regular teacher for Whole Foods Market at Maui Mall and was the wellness chef for the 2009-2011 Maui County Ag Festivals.
Campbell has been a teacher and speaker for various organizations such as the Farmers Union, the Vegetarian Society and the American Heart Association.
She holds retreats on Maui with her "seed to soul" format - aligning the body, mind, soul and earth, according to a news release.
The cost is $20 per person for the luncheon and meeting, which is open to the public. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volunteers sought for project
The Friends of Haleakala National Park seek volunteers to help with a service project in Haleakala Nov. 9-11. Volunteers will stay at Holua cabin, remove invasive plants and do other service projects. For more information, email email@example.com or visit www.fhnp.org/servicetrips.