Community Calendar

| June 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

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Today

State Fair — This annual event runs through June 24, weekends only, at Aloha Stadium Visit www.ekfernandez.com for details.

 

2 / Saturday

Battle of Midway — To commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway, the Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor is featuring a Midway Symposium, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., June 2-3. The symposium is included with museum admission, and is free to museum members, and open to the public. Also, June 2, the Museum will unveil its new 40-foot diorama of “The Battle of Midway,” June 2. Visit www.PacificAviationMuseum.org.

 

8 / Friday

King Kamehameha Day — This colorful celebration honors the reign of King Kamehameha who was responsible for uniting the Hawaiian Islands under his rule in 1795. Visit http://hawaii.gov/dags/kamehameha for a listing of events or call 586-0333. Events celebrating the holiday follow:
June 8
•3:30 p.m.: King Kamehameha statue lei-draping ceremony in front of Aliiolani Hale.

June 9
•9 a.m.: 96th Annual King Kamehameha Celebration Floral Parade. The parade proceeds from Iolani Palace to Kapiolani Park and traverses from downtown through Waikiki and ends at Kapiolani Park. Features floral floats and pau riders (elegantly dressed women riding lei-draped horses).
•10 a.m.-4 p.m.: Hoolaulea (block party), Kapiolani Park, with live entertainment, food booths, cultural demonstrations and educational exhibits.

 

Pan-Pacific Festival — This 33rd annual international cultural celebration is June 8-10 at various locations throughout Ala Moana and Waikiki. Features Pacific Rim cultural performances, hula festival, hoolaulea (block party) and culminates with a colorful parade Kalakaua Avenue. Visit www.pan-pacific-festival.com.

 

Ongoing

Food for Families — The Armed Services YMCA at WAAF has an emergency food locker that assists military families experiencing financial difficulty. Available are supplies of canned goods, frozen food, dry goods and personal care items. Donations are always accepted. Call 624-5645.

 

Operation Kid Comfort — This local quilting group creates comfort quilts and pillows for children of deployed service members. Call 473-3398 or email PearlHarbor@asymcahi.org.

 

RAP Meeting — Get involved in your community by attending your community’s Resident Advisory Panel. IPC’s residents can develop and strengthen their relationships with property management and fellow residents through the RAP. Contact your community manager for details and volunteer opportunities. Visit www.IslandPalmCommunities.com.

 

Hui Thrift Shop — The Hui Thrift Shop at Schofield Barracks offers great bargains and a chance to volunteer. Located at 2107 Ulrich Way, behind ACS, the shop is open 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, and the first and third Saturday of the month. Consignment hours are 9-11 a.m. Call 624-3254 or email huithriftshopliaison@gmail.com. Visit www.schofieldspousesclub.com or search for “hui-thrift-shop” on Facebook.

 

Troops to Teachers — This program directly supports military members who have chosen teaching as a career. It allows up to a $10,000 bonus for teaching in high-needs. Call 586-4054, ext. 409.

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