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Elementary invites gifted nominations

Keaau Elementary School administrators invite nominations of “gifted” students for special programs offered during the next school year. The nomination period is underway. Nomination forms are available at the school office for parents of students in grades 1-4. Return all nomination forms to your child’s teacher by 9 a.m. Friday, May 2.

All invited to Kauai Writers Conference

All Hawaii writers are invited to the Kauai Writers Conference May 24-25 at the Marriott Courtyard in Kapaa, Kauai. The conference will feature literary agent Liz Kracht of the Kimerly Cameron & Associates Literary Agency, along with award-winning authors Jill Landis and Joe Clifford.

Two-day Bible lectures set for May 10-11

The public is invited to two days of Bible lectures Saturday and Sunday, May 10-11, at the Edith Kanaka‘ole Multipurpose Stadium in Hilo. The theme of the two-day event is “God’s Word Is Beneficial for Teaching,” based on 2 Timothy 3:16. Most of the speakers are from the Big Island. The assembly opens at 8 a.m. each day, with the first lecture at 9:40 a.m. Saturday’s session concludes at 3:55 p.m., and Sunday’s session ends at 3:30 p.m.

Meeder is Easter speaker at Sure Foundation Puna

Kim Meeder will be the guest speaker at Sure Foundation Puna at 8 and 10 a.m on Easter Sunday, April 20. Everyone is invited. The Children’s Ministry will be having an Easter egg hunt during both services. SF Puna is located on the corner of Pahoa Highway and Pohaku Circle. For more information, call 966-6489 or e-mail info@surefoundation.tv .

HPA presents an ‘Evening of Song, Dance and Music’

Hawaii Preparatory Academy performing arts students will present their spring production, “An Evening of Song, Dance, and Music About Beginnings, Rainbows and Love,” at 7 p.m., on Thursday and Friday, April 24-25, at the school’s Gates Performing Arts Center. Tickets, which only are available at the door, are $10 for adults and $5 for students.

HPA commencement set for May 23

Commencement ceremonies for the Hawaii Preparatory Academy will be held starting at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 23, in Castle Gymnasium at the school’s Upper Campus. The ceremony is open to the public. One hundred eight graduating seniors will take part in the program. Headmaster Lindsay Barnes will preside. Rika Inaba, senior class leader and Upper School Japanese teacher, will deliver the commencement address. For more information, call 881-4002.