Classes


TODAY, Feb. 16 

RED CROSS CPR/AED ADULT CLASS 

Where: 55 Ululani St., Hilo 

When: 8 a.m. Feb. 16 

Details: Get trained to recognize and care for victims of life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies and learn how to use an AED for life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies on adults; American Red Cross certification upon completion. 

Contact: See previous listing 

RED CROSS STANDARD FIRST AID CLASS 

Where: 55 Ululani St., Hilo 

When: 1 p.m. Feb. 16 

Details: Learn emergency action steps and first aid procedures for injuries and sudden illnesses; American Red Cross certification upon completion. 

Contact: See previous listing 

HOME GARDENING 

WORKSHOP 

Where: Wishing Well, 55-230 Ho‘ea Road, Hawi 

When: 9 a.m. Feb. 16 

Details: Lyn Howe (Hawaii Public Seed Initiative) and Travis Dodson (HIP Agriculture) share the history and science behind seed production and teach how to successfully save and store seeds from our gardens. Free. 

Contact: Karla Heath, (808) 224-1404, karla@andreadean. com 

SUNDAY, Feb. 17 

WALTZ CLASSES 

Where: Hilo Elks Lodge, 150 Kinoole St. 

When: 1-3 p.m. Feb. 17 

Details: Gil Ching to instruct a “more than fundamentals” American Waltz workshop. Expand on your Waltz skills with technique strengthening, movement refinement and additional step patterns.Class fee is $12. 

Contact: Big Island Ballroom Dance Club, 968-8152, 

MONDAY, Feb. 18 

HULA HULA BON 

Where: Puna Hongwanji Mission 

When: 7 p.m. Feb. 18 

Details: Bring towel (tenugui), fan (uchiwa) and bachi (sticks). Class meets first and third Mondays (upcoming: March 4, 18; April 1, 15; May 6, 20). After that, class meets every Monday in June and on July 1, in preparation for July 5-6 Puna Hongwanji bon dance. Open to the public; free. 

Contact: 966-9981, punahongwanji@hawaiiantel.net 

TUESDAY, Feb. 19 

BASIC WORD PROCESSING ON THE COMPUTER 

Where: SeniorNet at Maluhia Place 891 Ululani St. 

When: 10 a.m. Feb. 19-21 

Details: Not a typing class! Use Microsoft Word 2010 to edit and format documents. Only eight students per class taught by seniors for seniors. $36 for six-hour class plus $40 annual membership fee. 

Contact: June Knell, 974-7603, cyberlu@gmail.com 

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 20 

HOW TO START A 

BUSINESS IN HAWAII 

Where: Hawaii Community College-Manono Campus Bldg 379A Room 6B 

When: 9-11:30 a.m. Feb. 20 

Details: Participants will learn about entrepreneurship, key ingredients for business success, steps involved in starting a business, sources of capital and other resources for the start-up business. Fee is $25. Limited space. 

Contact: Lydia Santiago, 933- 0776, lydia.santiago@hisbdc. org 

MICROSOFT WORD 

INTERMEDIATE 

Where: Hawaii Community College, 1175 Manono St., Hilo 

When: 12:30 p.m. Feb. 20 

Details: Learn to use additional MS Word features such as templates, bullets and numbering, table formatting, borders and shading, labels, envelopes, diagrams and more. Call OCET at 934-2700 to register for two-day course. 

Contact: Estee Nathanson, 934-2700, estherss@hawaii. edu 

THURSDAY, Feb. 21 

PLAYING HAND BELLS 

Where: Holy Cross Church 

When: 5 p.m. Feb. 21 

Details: Learn to play hand bells, hand chimes. Learn rhythm, music terms and teamwork while playing everybody‘s favorite music. Easy music note reading required. Monthly club fee is $10. Call to resister. 

Contact: Fumi Maeda, 959- 3526, 

FRIDAY, Feb. 22 

PETER ADLER — IKE PAPALUA 

Where: UH-Hilo Campus Center 301 

When: 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Feb. 22 

Details: “The Gift of VIsion: Strategies and Skills for Working Together.” $45 includes lunch/snacks/drinks. Students free; Parking $3. Sponsored by UHH and HCC’s Ho’olaulima Student Mediation Center. RSVP by Feb. 15, if possible: 933-8823, mediate@hawaii. edu. 

Contact: Catherine Lampton, 640-1080, mediate@hawaii. edu 

FORKLIFT SAFETY TRAINING 

Where: Hawaii Community College, 1175 Manono St., Hilo 

When: 8 a.m. Feb. 22 

Details: Gain the knowledge and skills you’ll need to become a certified forklift operator in four hours. Receive a forklift operator authorization card that’s valid for three years upon completion of an additional three-hour on-site training. Must be 18 or older. Call to register. 

Contact: Tiana Koga, 934- 2700, tmkoga@hawaii.edu 

COMING 

BACKYARD CHICKENS 

Where: Hawaii Community College, 1175 Manono St. 

When: 9 a.m. Feb. 23 

Details: Learn how the right breed, coop design, and daily maintenance regime can provide you a healthy backyard flock. This class will give any beginner the tools they need to start and maintain a flock while also providing resources for dealing with problem behaviors. Call OCET to register, 934-2700. 

Contact: Graceson Ghen, 934- 2700, graceson@hawaii.edu 

RED CROSS CAT & DOG FIRST AID CLASS 

Where: 55 Ululani St., Hilo 

When: Noon Feb. 23 

Details: Learn basic information on how to recognize and care for emergencies and injuries in dogs. This course will empower pet owners with the confidence and skills necessary to respond to emergencies involving dogs by learning how to provide basic first aid skills, how to care for choking pets, rescue breathing and CPR. 

Contact: See previous listing 

BASIC HAWAIIAN 

LANGUAGE 

Where: Keaukaha Elementary School 

When: 10 a.m. Feb. 23 

Details: Native Nations Education Foundation’s Pane’e Mua Project presents a free workshop for Native Hawaiians 18 years and older to familiarize Native Hawaiians with Hawaiian language through the sacred places of East Hawaii. 

Contact: NNEF’s Pane’e Mua Project, (808)769-0060, busby@nnfoundation.org 

RED CROSS STANDARD FIRST AID WITH CPR/AED ADULT CLASS 

Where: 55 Ululani St., Hilo 

When: 8 a.m. Feb. 25 

Details: Get trained to recognize and care for victims of illness and sudden injuries and learn how to use an AED for life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies on adults; American Red Cross certification upon completion. 

Contact: See previous listing 

BON DANCE PRACTICE 

Where: Hilo Meishoin Mission 

When: 7 p.m. Feb. 28 

Details: Tsukikage Odorikai invites all; free. Meets twice a month, usually on second/ fourth Thursday; updates at https://sites.google.com/site/ tsukikageodorikai. Bring towel, fan. 

Contact: Meishoin, 935-6996, tsukikageodorikai@gmail.com 

FREE BASIC HOME 

MAINTENANCE CLASS 

Where: Hilo Habitat for Humanity ReStore, 700 Manono St., Ste. 102, Hilo 

When: 10 a.m. March 2 

Details: Free basic home maintenance class on leaky toilets and sinks. Open to the public. Instruction by Jake Bierman of Bierman Home Inspection Inc. 

Contact: Adrienne Eisele, (808) 935-6677, adrienne@ hilohabitat.org 

PARALEGAL CERTIFICATE COURSE 

Where: Hawaii Community College, 1175 Manono St., Hilo 

When: 9 a.m. March 9 

Details: Prepare for a new career. Class teaches how to assist trial attorneys, interview witnesses, investigate complex fact patterns. Saturdays and Sundays, March 9-April 26. Call for more information. 

Contact: Estee Nathanson, 934-2700, estherss@hawaii. edu 

MICROSOFT EXCEL INTERMEDIATE 

Where: HI Community College, 1175 Manono St., Hilo 

When: 2 p.m. March 11 

Details: Two-day course focuses on Excel functions, worksheet management, working with lists and charting your data. Course extremely useful if you’re an existing Excel user who has not had any formal training. Call OCET to register. 

Contact: Estee Nathanson, 934-2700, estherss@hawaii. edu 

MICROSOFT EXCEL ADVANCED 

Where: HI Community College 

When: 12:30 p.m. March 21 

Details: Focus on creating sophisticated Excel solutions using advanced formulas, dashboards, pivot tables, pivot charts, more. Develop advanced solutions on the worksheet and learn to assemble proper Excel tools. Call to register. 

Contact: Estee Nathanson, 934-2700, estherss@hawaii. edu 

AARP DRIVERS SAFETY CLASS 

Where: Aging & Disable Resources Center, 1055 Kinoole St. 

When: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. March 30 

Details: Refresh your driving skills. Stay safe on the road by learning to compensate for age-related changes. Aimed at over-50 drivers, but open to all. Insurance discount possible. $12 with AARP card, $14 without. Last Saturday of the month, except November and December. Registration required. 

Contact: Dan Lindsay or Susan O’Neill, 933-9313. 

ONGOING 

EDUCATORS FOR CLASSES 

Where: Culture & Education, 28 Shipman St. 

When: Ongoing 

Details: The Parks and Recreation, Culture and Education Division is currently looking for Recreation Educators to teach various classes such as ukulele, hula,yoga, drawing/ Painting or any other program that may be of interest in the East Hawaii area. Call for more information. 

Contact: Bert Mukai, 961- 8706, bmukai@co.hawaii.hi.us 

 

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