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• Kupuna Sin­gles at Orchid Thai, din­ner (BYOB), 5:30 p.m. Info: 339-7397.

• The Kona Com­mu­nity Hos­pi­tal (KCH) Can­cer Sup­port Group will be hold­ing its monthly meet­ing 6–7 p.m. in Kona Com­mu­nity Hos­pi­tal’s Ad­min­is­tra­tion Build­ing in the first floor con­fer­ence room 2. KCH Can­cer Treat­ment Cen­ter Med­i­cal On­col­o­gist, Dr. Don­ald W. Hill will be dis­cussing “The Un­cer­tainty of Can­cer.” Info: 322-6957.

• Sun­screen pol­lu­tion and the threat to Hawaii’s coral reefs, a pre­sen­ta­tion by en­vi­ron­men­tal foren­sics ex­pert Craig Downs, at NELHA Vis­i­tors Gate­way Cen­ter, 6-7:30 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

• Na­tional Ac­tive and Re­tired Fed­eral Em­ploy­ees (NARFE) Kailua-Kona Chap­ter 1802 meet­ing will be held at 11 a.m. at Mai Grill, Waikoloa Beach. NARFE mem­bers and guests are wel­come. Info: (208) 870-5126

• Kailua-Kona Li­brary will host An­drea Pro, cer­ti­fied non­vi­o­lent com­mu­ni­ca­tion coach, 5:30 p.m. Free. Info: 327-4327.

• Hear about the County’s Multi Mo­dal Trans­porta­tion Plan. Less con­ges­tion makes it safe for bi­cy­clists; PATH meet­ing, 4:30-6 p.m. at the Hawaii Gate­way En­ergy Cen­ter at NELHA

• Sorop­ti­mist In­ter­na­tional of Kona meet­ing at West Hawaii Com­mu­nity Health Cen­ter con­fer­ence room, 5:30-7 p.m. Non­mem­bers are wel­come, RSVP to Paula Wil­son at 329-3403.


• The Kona Com­mu­nity Hos­pi­tal Breast Can­cer Sup­port Group will meet from 6–7 p.m. The meet­ing is held in the hos­pi­tal’s Ad­min­is­tra­tion Build­ing in the first floor con­fer­ence room 2. It will be fa­cil­i­tated by func­tional medicine prac­ti­tioner and sur­vivor, Deb­o­rah Beau­mont, APRN. Info: 322-6597.

• Kealakekua Pub­lic Li­brary pre­sents Clear En­gle­bert dis­cussing feng shui in the bed­room, 5:306:30 p.m. En­gle­bert will ad­dress the var­i­ous de­tails such as color, tex­ture, light­ing, and art­work that help a bed­room sup­port sound sleep. Info: 323-7585.

• Kona-Ko­hala Cham­ber of Com­merce’s net­work­ing event, Af­ter­Hours, hosted by Kings’ Shops 5-7 p.m., 69-250 Waikoloa Beach Drive. Gen­eral ad­mis­sion is $30; $15 for cham­ber mem­bers.

• The Brain In­jury Sup­port group will meet 6-8 p.m. at Hawai­ian Re­hab Ser­vices on Hualalai Road. Speaker Raina Ta­gaki is a Medi­care con­sul­tant with Pre­mier Ben­e­fit. It is Medi­care open en­roll­ment sea­son. Info: 329-0591 or Karen Klemme RN at 896-2962.

• Mele O Kona, a prospec­tive cho­rus of Sweet Ade­lines In­ter­na­tional, is look­ing for women of all ages who love to sing. Re­hearsal is Wed­nes­days at The Re­gency at Hualalai, 75-181 Hualalai Road 6-8 p.m. Info: Linda Rowand, 464-6135 or Bar­bara Cush­man, 937-4518.

• Ro­tary Club of Kona Sun­rise pre­sents guest speaker Com­mand Sgt. Maj. James “Jim” Kaa­puni Hussey, Jr. (US Army re­tired), com­man­der of Kailua-Kona Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 20. Meet­ing at 7 a.m. at Humpy’s. Info: Donna Ur­ban-Higuchi at 938-5137.


• The Kona Meta­bolic and Bari­atric Surgery Cen­ter is hold­ing its monthly sup­port group meet­ing from 5:30-7 p.m. The meet­ing is held at Alii Health Cen­ter’s sur­gi­cal ser­vices of­fices, suite 422. The bari­atric and weight loss sup­port group is fa­cil­i­tated by pro­gram co­or­di­na­tor, Maria Oka, APRN. Meet­ings are held on the third Thurs­day of ev­ery month. Info: 747-8321 Op­tion #2.

• What Can Hawaii learn from Puerto Rico? West Hawaii Com­mu­nity Fo­rum, West Hawaii Civic Cen­ter, 6-8 pm. Ex­perts will ex­plore plans and op­tions for ad­dress­ing the fragility of is­land liv­ing, its vul­ner­a­bil­i­ties to emer­gen­cies, dis­as­ters, and sup­ply-chain dis­rup­tions.

• Hawaii Statewide Aqua­cul­ture In­dus­try Sum­mit at NELHA: The fu­ture of Hawaii’s blue econ­omy, West Hawaii SBDC, 73-970 Makako Bay Drive, Kailua-Kona.


• Veter­ans of For­eign Wars, VFW Post 12122, lo­cated be­hind Kona Lock­smith off Kaiwi Street, $7 sup­per will be adobo chicken, rice, veg­gie, salad and desert with ser­vice from 5-7 p.m. The VFW Aux­il­iary will con­duct their monthly meet­ing on Satur­day start­ing at 10:3 a .m. Info: Don Zero at (509) 879-1040.


• Kawai­hae Ca­noe Club is host­ing its 23rd an­nual Luau, Kawai­hae Small Boat Har­bor, 5:30 p.m. Pre-sale adult tick­ets are $40, kids, $20. Info: Debbie, 9374700 or Izzy 987-2819.

• Kona Mauka Ro­tary will be host­ing a Pal­ettes for Po­lio: an artis­tic fundraiser at Rum­ley’s Art and Frame Gallery in the Court­yard Mar­riott King Kame­hameha’s Kona Beach Ho­tel, 5-7 p.m., Info: Laura Knif­fin at 854-9075 or lau­ra­jknif­

• Halia Ka Nani Holuku Ball, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Kumu Hula Keala Ching and Na Wai Puna o Kona will host­ing An Evening of El­e­gance at the Sher­a­ton Kona Re­sort & Spa at Keauhou Bay. $50 in­cludes Alii Keanaaina con­cert. Info: www.emaua­

• Yoga of Mind­ful Touch, 1-4 p.m. at The New Thought Cen­ter, 81-6587 Ma­mala­hoa High­way C-302, Pualani Ter­race in Kealakekua. Ben­e­fit for Pa­cific Art­waves. Info: Marya Mann 345-0050

• Vil­lages of Laiopua Com­mu­nity As­so­ci­a­tion Com­mu­nity-wide Garage Sale Satur­day and Sun­day, 8 a.m.- 3 p.m. Info: Bo Kahui at 896-2252.

NOV. 19

• Vil­lages of Laiopua Com­mu­nity As­so­ci­a­tion Com­mu­nity-wide Garage Sale. 8 a.m.- 3 p.m. Info: Bo Kahui at 896-2252.

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