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First Insurance Company Of Hawaii Offers Free Keiki Car-Seat Safety Checks To The Public

HONOLULU – With the holidays right around the corner and as part of its commitment to keeping Hawaii’s keiki safe, First Insurance Company of Hawaii (FICOH) is continuing its free keiki car-seat safety inspections this Friday, Nov. 14, and next month on Friday, Dec. 12. The inspections are being offered to the public free of charge and are performed by certified car-seat technicians from FICOH’s Claims and Risk & Safety Management staff. 

What:

Free keiki car-seat safety checks

Upcoming dates:

Friday, Nov. 14 and Dec. 12, 2014. Appointments available between 10 a.m. and noon.

Where:

Sweet Harmonies of Kaiholu Fill Atherton for First Time Nov. 29

Sweet Harmonies of Kaiholu Fill Atherton for First Time Nov. 29

Winner of the prestigious Ka Himeni ‘Ana Hawaiian music competition in 2009, Kaiholu makes its HPR Atherton Studio debut on November 29. The quartet (Nathaniel Mahealani Stillman, Trax Enos, Albert Rowland Jr., and Henry Hanale Ka‘anapu) is known for its vibrant sound and rich harmonies reminiscent of the Sons of Hawai‘i. Their name, taken from Enos’ middle name, means “swaying sea,” which is also the name of their self-produced debut CD released in 2013.

Tickets for Kaiholu’s premier Atherton concert are $30 general, $25 for HPR members, and $15 for students with ID. The Atherton regularly sells out and patrons are advised to reserve their tickets early. Purchase may be completed online at www.hprtickets.org or by calling the station (955-8821) during regular business hours. The Atherton Studio is located at Hawai‘i Public Radio, 738 Kaheka Street. Doors open at 7:00 p.m.; music begins at 7:30 p.m.

“Share A Night” At The Ronald McDonald House Charities® Of Hawaii Annual Gala, Sunday, November 16

HONOLULU – Mark your calendar for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Hawaii’s (RMHC-Hawaii) annual “Share A Night” gala. Tables are available for the Sunday, November 16, event at the Sheraton Waikiki. This year’s honorary co-chairs are Sam Choy, chef and restaurateur, and Bobby Senaha, publisher of Hawaii Business Magazine.

“It is the strength and courage of the many children and families who stay at the Ronald McDonald House that we would like to honor at this year’s Share-A-Night gala,” said Jerri Chong, RMHC-Hawaii president. “This is a season of thanks and giving, and we are dedicating our largest event of the year to celebrate the families who make our house a home.”

POWER YOGA HAWAI‘I PRESENTS 2014 POSES emPOWER, A MUSIC AND YOGA FESTIVAL FUNDRAISER AT THE MODERN

POWER YOGA HAWAI‘I PRESENTS 2014 POSES emPOWER, A MUSIC AND YOGA FESTIVAL FUNDRAISER AT THE MODERN

POWER YOGA HAWAI‘I PRESENTS 2014 POSES emPOWER, A MUSIC AND YOGA FESTIVAL FUNDRAISER AT THE MODERN HONOLULU

**Proceeds to benefit Mental Health America of Hawai‘i**

 

WHAT: Poses emPOWER is an all-day festival featuring yoga classes taught by Hawai‘i’s top instructors with musical accompaniment by local DJs and musicians. Proceeds will benefit Mental Health America of Hawai‘i’s Pono Youth Program, which works to prevent youth suicide and bullying. 

This year’s headliners include Survivor contestant Vytas Baskauskas, who will be leading yoga sessions, and noted musician DJ Neil Armstrong, a former tour mate of Jay Z. The event also includes SUP and outrigger canoe classes, “GLOWFLOW,” a yoga class performed under black lights, and an after party at Addiction Nightclub. 

 

Sustainable Urban Design is the New Black!

Sustainable Urban Design is the New Black!

Want to learn more about Ward Village? Join AMA Hawaii for lunch with Katie Ka'anapu, Director of Community and Retail Marketing for Village and learn about their journey through re-branding and the ongoing development of this vibrant and sustainable community. 

The program will include a behind-the-scenes visit to layouts of Ward Village's Anaha and Waiea towers, not open to the public. 

WHEN: Thursday, November 13, 2014

11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. (registration begins at 11 am)

WHERE:  Ward Village Information Center Lanai (IBM Building)

COST:  $25 AMA members

$35 Non-AMA members

"Pretty Packages: Alternative Gift Wrapping" Class at Hawaii State Library Nov. 8

"Pretty Packages: Alternative Gift Wrapping" Class at Hawaii State Library Nov. 8

“Pretty Packages: Alternative Gift Wrapping,” a free program for adults, will be presented at the Hawaii State Library on Saturday, November 8 at 3 p.m. in the First Floor Reading Room.    

Eco-crafter Evelyn Nakamura will teach participants how to reuse junk mail, old office or unused envelopes to make pretty packages that can be enhanced for any occasion.  These handy bags can be used for treats, gifts or favors.  Three different styles will be created in class.  All craft supplies will be provided.

The Hawaii State Library is sponsoring this one-hour program.  Class size is limited to 40 adults (ages 18 and older); registration is required.  To register, please sign up at the Art, Music & Recreation Reference Desk or call the Library. 

Contact the Library as soon as possible if a sign language interpreter or other special accommodation is needed.

Serve Up Gourmet Thanksgiving Dinners at Home with Ala Moana Hotel

Don’t let time in the kitchen gobble up quality time with family and friends this Thanksgiving. Ala Moana Hotel is ready to help you serve up its “Turkey Meal to Go” – a complete table-ready Thanksgiving meal for pickup that feeds up to six people for just $135. Simply call Ala Moana Hotel’s catering department to place an order now through Friday, November 21, then swing by on Thanksgiving Day to pick up the savory feast with a convenient “drive-thru” service at Ala Moana Hotel’s porte cochere.