Ocean camp for children ages 5 to 12
Pacific Whale Foundation will hold its Ocean Camp for children weekdays Tuesday through July 25.
PWF's marine education team will teach children ages 5 to 12 at PWF's Discovery Center in Maalaea. Each week will have a different theme and include field trips such as surfing and windsurfing lessons, tide pool explorations, snorkel cruises to Molokini, trips to Maui Ocean Center and beach visits. There also will be games, art projects and hands-on science exploration.
Camp cost is $72 per day, or $55 for foundation members. Last-minute registration - less than 24 hours prior to the day of camp - is $77 per day, or $61 for members.
Camp scholarships are available.
There is also an optional lunch service for $6.50 per day that is provided through Porto, a Maui flame-fired artisan pizza restaurant, and through Ola Catering. Both are owned by PWF.
For more information and to register, see www.pacificwhale.org or call 249-8811, ext. 1.
Caregiver workshop offered on Molokai
A free caregiver workshop titled "Daily Challenges of a Caregiver" will be held at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Home Pumehana Hall on Molokai.
Participants will be able to learn about the early, middle and late stages of caregiving, as well as better understand the emotions and unmet needs of caregivers, with tips and techniques to survive caregiving.
A caregiver support group will follow the event.
The workshop is sponsored by Maui Adult Day Care Centers and the Maui County Office on Aging.
The workshop is open to the public. Reservations are not needed.
For more information, call Kathleen Couch at 871-5804.
Rotary club announces sunset gathering
The Rotary Club of Kihei Sunrise will host a pau hana sunset beach get-together on the lawn 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 a casual beach setting. All interested business professionals and their families are invited.
Those attending should bring a pupu to share and their own beach chair and beverages. For more information, contact Social Chairwoman Elisa Rummel at 280-3038 or visit www.kiheirotary.org.
Kihei Youth Center to present annual luau
Kihei Youth Center will present its 2014 Moki Kalanikau Luau Fundraiser from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday at the youth center. Food, entertainment and a silent auction are some of the attractions. High school scholarship winners will also be announced.
Tickets are $25 for adults and $10 for youth between 11 and 17 years old. Children 10 and younger will be admitted free with a paying adult.
Tickets can be purchased at the Kihei Youth Center, 131 S. Kihei Road.
For more information or to make a donation, call Executive Director Lehuanani Huddleston-Hafoka at 879-8698.
Benefits of solar energy topic of talk
Jim Leahy of Haleakala Solar and Energy Management will be the guest speaker at the Italian American Club of South Maui's 6 p.m. meeting Tuesday in St. Theresa Church Hall.
The evening will begin with a potluck supper. Leahy will speak about solar installation and how to save money on electricity. He will begin his talk at 7 p.m. The public is invited to this free event.
For more information, contact Don Tedesco at email@example.com.
How to write a book subject of program
Maui author and writing coach Jasmyne Boswell will present a free program, "How to Write a Book," at Wailuku Public Library at 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
Boswell is an author, writing coach and teacher with 30 years of experience, according to a news release.
Call the library at 243-5766 for more information or to request any special accommodation.
Representative from MECO will speak
Kau'i Awai-Dickson of Maui Electric Co. will be the guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Kihei Wailea's 12:15 p.m. meeting Wednesday at Mulligans on the Blue.
Awai-Dickson will discuss the company's ongoing effort to reduce Hawaii's dependency on imported fossil fuel, lower and stabilize electricity bills for customers, and protect the environment.
The cost is $16, including lunch. The public is invited.
Company provides zip-line activities
Maui Zipline Co. is partnering with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Maui this month to offer free zip-line activities to all adults and children enrolled in the Big Brothers Big Sisters program.
The opportunity is offered to children enrolled in both school- and community-based mentoring programs.
Maui Zipline Co. is located at the Maui Tropical Plantation, at 1670 Honoapiilani Highway in Wailuku.
Nonprofit announces bowling event
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Maui will celebrate its 27th annual Paniolo Bowl for Kids' Sake event on June 21 at the Maui Bowling Center. The day of bowling will include a chance to win prizes.
For more information, or to enter a team, visit www.bbbshawaii.org/mauibowl.
Maui Seed Savers plan exchange
The Maui Seed Savers will present "A Celebration of Seeds," its biannual seed and plant exchange from noon to 3 p.m. June 8 at the Paia Community Center.
There will be seed-saving demonstrations, a keiki zone, and seed and plant trading.
The event is free and all are welcome with or without seeds and plants.
For more information, call Evan Ryan at 269-9356 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.