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Danny Carvalho Showcases New Directions in Return to HPR’s Atherton July 19

Danny Carvalho Showcases New Directions in Return to HPR’s Atherton July 19

Danny Carvalho returns to Hawaii Public Radio’s intimate Atherton Performing Arts Studio on Saturday, July 19, at 7:30 p.m. The concert showcases new directions in music for the 23-year-old slack key artist, featuring his vocals on many pieces, as well as celebrating the diversity of his creative influences. Accompanying Carvalho are Wil Tafolo on bass and Von Baron on drums. Reservations for this and other performances in the 2014 Atherton Summer Season may be made online at www.hprtickets.org or by calling the station (955-8821) during regular business hours. Tickets are $30 general, $25 for HPR members, and $15 for students with ID. The Atherton Studio is located at Hawaii Public Radio, 738 Kaheka Street. Doors open at 7:00 p.m.; the music begins at 7:30.

Kaiser Permanente Senior Summit Seminar - Stroke: Think Fast

The Senior Summit Seminars, presented by Kaiser Permanente Hawaii, provide ongoing educational opportunities on a wide variety of topics specific to seniors. The emphasis is on prevention, personal growth, and learning how to maintain a healthy lifestyle. All lectures are free and open to the public. Pre-registration is required; call the respective location. For more information, call 808-432-2235. 

TOPIC: STROKE. THINK FAST.

Sweet. Sour. Salty. Bitter. Being ready for a stroke can save a life. Possible yours. Learn what is a stroke, how to spot a stroke FAST, and how to prevent it.

HSPLS Adds 11 Foreign Languages to Electronic Database on July 1

HSPLS Adds 11 Foreign Languages to Electronic Database on July 1

The Hawaii State Public Library System (HSPLS) will add 11 foreign languages to its Mango Languages electronic database on Tuesday, July 1.  Mango Languages, an online language-learning software system, debuted its Hawaiian language resource for library patrons on our HSPLS website in December 2013, and since then HSPLS patrons have been able to learn the Hawaiian language anytime, anywhere, free via the Mango Languages resource. 

The additional languages, all free, are: Cantonese, Tagalog, Vietnamese, Hindi, Indonesian, Thai, Portuguese (Brazilian), Swahili, Greek (modern), Hebrew (modern), and Arabic (modern standard).

The Mango Languages system offers a unique learning environment that allows patrons to take lessons at their own pace.  Memory-building exercises are embedded into each unit to ensure that patrons retain what they learn.

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RevoluSun's New Quiz: Do you qualify for solar?

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Take the simple quiz that RevoluSun has created to find out if you qualify for solar power! 

 

Tesoro Hosts 9th Annual Fueling Dreams to Benefit Special Olympics Hawai‘i

Tesoro Hosts 9th Annual Fueling Dreams to Benefit Special Olympics Hawai‘i

This summer, drivers who are filling their tanks can also help fuel the dreams of local athletes. From July 2 through August 5, motorists can make a donation at any participating Tesoro2Go location statewide to give Special Olympics Hawai‘i athletes opportunities to compete on a statewide, national and international level.

As part of the month-long fundraising event, there will be three drawings, each for $500 in Tesoro fuel cards. Those who donate $5 will receive one entry; those who donate $20 will receive five entries.  (Donations are not required to enter the drawing.)

American Marketing Association Hawaii Announces 2014-2015 Board of Directors

American Marketing Association Hawaii Announces 2014-2015 Board of Directors

HONOLULU, HAWAII (June 30, 2014) — The Hawaii chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA Hawaii) introduced the new members of its 2014-2015 board of directors today. These members are volunteers from the local marketing community who are elected to lead AMA Hawaii in its efforts to support their fellow local marketers.

“This year’s board of directors includes both new and old faces with professionals representing marketing in different companies and sectors around the state,” said Lisette Gonzalez, AMA Hawaii president. “We look forward to working together to continue to serve Hawaii’s marketing community with innovative resources, professional development and networking opportunities.”

The AMA Hawaii 2014-2015 board of directors includes:

- President: Lisette Gonzalez (Marketing Communications Officer, Bank of Hawaii)