• The “How to Talk So Kids
Will Listen” curriculum will be facilitated by Erika Empey at the Neighborhood Place of Kona, 75-166 Kalani St. Ste 104, KailuaKona, starting April 16. The class is once a week, for six weeks. Noon to 1 p.m. Info: 331-8777 to register.
• The Whisky & Poetry Salon makes its Hawaii debut, 6:30-9:30 p.m. for an evening of spirits and words at Gertrude’s Jazz Bar. Feature poet is local storyteller/ pidgin poet Bradajo (a.k.a. Jozuf Handley), and whisky ambassador
Kim Ohanneson will present six distinctive whiskies paired with tasting education. All guests are asked to bring a poem, original or not, to read in a candlelit circle of fellow poetry lovers. Tickets, http://www.whiskyandpoetrysalon.com. Info: Kim Ohanneson, firstname.lastname@example.org.
• West Hawaii chapter of Hawaii Tropical Fruit Growers
meeting, 7-9 p.m. at 81-6393 Mamalahoa Highway at the HTFG office. Speakers are Eli Ednie, recounting his recent collecting trip through Borneo and other parts of Malaysia, and Ken Love on his collecting trip for bush tucker fruit in rain forests of Australia. Members and guests are encouraged to bring fruit for sharing. Info: Brian Lievens, 895-8753 or email@example.com; Ken Love, 323-2417 or kenlove@ hawaiiantel.net; or online at http:// hawaiitropicalfruitgrowers.org.
• The Daughters of Hawaii and the Calabash Cousins present a
free concert, 4 p.m. at Hulihee Palace to remember the late Prince Albert. Enjoy the voices of the Keolanui Serenaders and performing arts by Kumu Hula Etua Lopes and his Halau Na Pua Ui O Hawaii. Kindly bring a beach mat or chair as seating won’t be provided. Info: 329-9555.