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7 / Saturday
Fisher Run — Be at the Pacific Aviation Museum on Ford Island, 6 a.m., for the 8k Hero and Remembrance Fisher House Run, Walk or Roll. No cost to participate. Register at

8 / Sunday
The Hawaii Food & Wine Festival — Fourteen world-renowned chefs, 6-9 p.m., Sept. 8, will create a culinary tour of ethnic foods from around the world using local produce and products on the lagoon fronting Aulani, Ko Olina Resort.
Tickets start at $200 per person. Call 808-738-6245 or write

11 / Wednesday
USAG-HI Facebook Town Hall — Attend the quarterly online Facebook Town Hall, hosted by Col. Daniel Whitney, commander, USAG-HI, 1-2:30 p.m., Sept. 11, at www.face, under the “Events” tab.

Remembrance Walk — City of Honolulu’s “Never Forget 9/11/01” Walk of Remembrance begins with a short ceremony, 4 p.m., at Honolulu Police Headquarters, and continues with a walk to Honolulu Hale (city hall) grounds for a short memorial. Call 808-768-6622 or email
The Mayors Walk follows at 5 p.m.

The Balanced Warrior — A course for single Soldiers, 5:30 p.m., Wednesdays. Child care and dinner provided. Sign up at the chaplain’s office or write

Aloha Festivals — Royal Court investiture opens weekend of activities, 3 p.m., Hilton Hawaiian Village, with traditional chant and hula. Opening ceremonies follow at 5 p.m. at the Royal Hawaiian Center.

Recovery Walk —  The 5k run event features a two-hour Zumbathon and picnic. Run begins 7:30 a.m., Sept. 14, Kapiolani Park, and raises funds for organizations that fight drug and alcohol addictions. Call 236-2600 or email or visit

17 / Tuesday
Alzheimer’s Care — Free training workshop, 6 p.m., Sept. 16 at the Home Instead Senior Care Office, 1600 Kapiolani Blvd., Suite 212, as part of  World Alzheimer’s Month.
Experts to offer caregivers help in behavior management, engagement and care for themselves while caring for a loved one. Call 808-944-0422.

Speechcraft — Paradise Club, a local Toastmaster’s International Group, invites the public to Speechcraft, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Thursdays, in the Orthopedics Center near the Mauka Entrance of the Center, Sept. 19-Nov. 14.
Speechcraft is a specially designed workshop from Toastmassters International that shares fundamental tools for effective public speaking and presentation skills. The workshop is eight weeks and $10 for the entire series.
Contact Norm Scofield at 808-739-4332 or email

21 / Saturday
Bishop Museum — Grand unveiling of the Pacific Hall, 9 a.m.- 9 p.m., Bishop Museum, 1525 Bernice St. features an all-day celebration of Pacific food, fashion, films, lectures, art, music, dance, poetry and prose. Free admission. Visit

Aloha Festivals — Waikiki Ho’olaule’a begins at 7 p.m. along Kalakaua Avenue and features multiple stages of entertainment, food and lei vendors. Free admission.

28 / Saturday
Aloha Festivals — Floral parade, 9 a.m., from Ala Moana Park to Kapiolani Park.

Preparedness — Hurricane season in the Pacific Region is June 1-Nov. 30. The Army encourages all personnel to maintain a level of readiness.
If directed to move to a safe haven, on-post residents should already know where their safe havens are located. Print the list and maps from or
Keep a copy of this information in your emergency supply kit for quick access, and bring this kit with you to the safe haven.
If you live off post, move to a safe haven in your local community, if directed. This information can be found in local phone books or at

Military Order of the Purple Heart — Are you on active duty or a veteran who has been wounded in combat? Have you been awarded a Purple Heart for those wounds?
If so, you are invited to join the Military Order of the Purple Heart. The Oahu chapter meets the second Saturday of every month.

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