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| February 26, 2010 | 0 Comments

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1 / Monday
Oahu North Community Council —
The next PX/Commissary/Nehelani Advisory Council meeting is scheduled March 1, 10:15-11:15 a.m., at the Nehelani, Schofield.

AER Scholarships — Army Emergency Relief Scholarship opportunities for the 2010—2011 academic year are due March 1. Army families with undergraduate college expenses for their dependent children may be eligible to apply for the Maj. Gen. James Ursano Scholarship Program, which offers scholarships based on financial need, academics, leadership and achievement for each academic year. The Stateside Spouse Education Assistance Program is a need-based education assistance program designed to assist spouses/widows(ers) in gaining the education required to qualify for increased occupational opportunities.
Applications are available online at

AER Fund Raising Campaign — The Army Emergency Relief fundraising campaign is conducted annually by the U.S. Army, March 1-May 15. All contributions are fully tax deductible. Donors may make their contributions to the general assistance fund or target their contributions to specific programs such as education scholarships. For more information visit

5 / Friday
Health Clinic Job Fair —
Naval Health Clinic Hawaii will be sponsoring a job fair, March 5, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at the Fleet and Family Support Center, second floor (next to Moanalua Shopping Center). NHC Hawaii will fill nursing staff and medical support positions using direct-hire authority, military spouse direct-hire authority or competitive recruitment. Bring a resume. Military spouses should also bring a copy of their spouse’s orders.
Former military personnel should bring a recent DD-214. Military personnel should also provide documentation if on terminal leave pending retirement from the Uniformed Service. Call the Civilian Personnel liaison at 471-1865.

Art at the Capitol — Enjoy art, culture and history at March’s First Friday event featuring the 2nd “Art at the Capitol,” an opportunity for the public to view more than 430 works of art that are part of the state’s “Art in Public Places” program. Guests will enjoy entertainment featuring live music by the Hawaii Youth Symphony, take guided tours of the historic Capitol, and mingle with artists and lawmakers. The event is March 5, 5-7 p.m., at the Hawaii State Legislature. Call 586-7142 or 587-7242.

12 / Friday
Job Fair —
Marine Corps Base Hawaii will host a job fair open to the public at Kahuna’s, at the E-Club, 2-4 p.m. Call 257-7790/7787.

Honolulu Festival — The 16th Annual Honolulu Festival will showcase cultural performances and exhibits, March 12-14. The festival promotes understanding, economic cooperation and ethnic harmony between the people of Hawaii and the Pacific Rim region. The dynamic cultural performances will take place at the Hawaii Convention Center, Ala Moana Shopping Center, Waikiki Beach Walk and Waikiki Shopping Plaza. The festival concludes March 14 with the grand parade along Kalakaua Avenue, at 4:30 p.m. Volunteers are needed to help with a range of activities and services. Call 596-3327 or visit

17 / Wednesday
Splash Day —
All Armed Services YMCA Playmorning groups are invited to join for a day of wading pools and water toys at 1262 Santos Dumont, Wheeler Army Airfield. Bring swimsuits, towels, sunscreen and a dish for a potluck lunch. Call 624-5645 for more information.
19 / Friday
Art and Essay Contest —
The Armed Services YMCA’s annual art and essay contest invites students in grades 1-12 to write an essay about “My Military Hero.” Entries must be postmarked no later than March 19.
Winning entrees will be displayed in a number of locations in the Washington D.C. area, and winners will be recognized at a luncheon on Capitol Hill. Entry forms are available at

25 / Thursday
Ask the Commander
— The Ask the Commander tapings continue this month in front of the Fort Shafter PX, March 25, 3-4 p.m. Future dates include April 29 at the Schofield PX, May 27 at the Fort Shafter PX, and June 24 at the Schofield PX.

27 / Saturday
Auto Show Military Two-Fer Day —
Buy one military admission and get a second military admission free, with valid military IDs, to the International Auto Show at the Hawaii Convention Center, March 27.
For more information visit

Earth Hour — On March 27, 8:30 p.m., hundreds of millions of people around the world will come together to call for action on climate change by doing something quite simple — turning off their lights for one hour.
The movement symbolizes that by working together, each of us can make a positive impact in this fight, protecting our future and that of future generations. For more information visit

Easter SeaHunt — Families are invited to the Waikiki Aquarium, March 27, from 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m., for a day of Easter fun. Events include hunts for children ages 2-7, a fishpond game, craft activities and visits with the Easter Bunny. Keiki will hunt for sea animal pieces to complete a marine life puzzle while learning more about underwater creatures. Visitors will also enjoy access to all Waikiki Aquarium exhibits and galleries of jellyfish, sea dragons, Pacific corals and a myriad of colorful reef fishes. A shuttle will be available at the Waikiki Elementary School from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Admission is free for children of Friends of the Waikiki Aquarium families, family plus and grandparent memberships. The fee for individual, senior and non-member hunters is $10. Fish pond tickets are $2 per ticket. SeaHunt registration is available on

31 / Wednesday
Hui O’ Wahine Scholarship —
The 2010 Hui O’ Wahine Scholarship and Welfare applications are due March 31. The Hui O’ Wahine, a Schofield Barracks spouses club, gives scholarship and welfare money every year to deserving students and organizations. Scholarships are available for graduating seniors and for continuing education. Grants are given to organizations that support military families and the surrounding community. Grant awards are dependent upon substantial need and the amount of money available for distribution.
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