Fundraiser for child victims of Japanese earthquake


Fundraiser for quake victims

The Japan Club at Hawaii Community College will present “Two Year Anniversary in Memory of Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami,” from 4-8 p.m. on Sunday at the Hawaii Community College cafeteria.

This is an event to support the children and the youth in Japan who need physical and emotional assistance after the March 2011 disaster.

The family-friendly fundraising event will include a performance by Hui Okinawa Kobudo Taiko drum, singer Mark Yamanaka, food booth, and silent auction with prizes donated by local businesses and artists.

All proceeds will go to Japanese organizations, including Miyagi Prefecture Health and Welfare Department Childcare Support Division, Iwate Learning Hope financial aid of the March 11 earthquake and tsunami orphans, and Japan-American Society of Hawaii.

For more information, email japanclb@hawaii.edu or visit Facebook: Japan Club at HawCC.

Cat spay-neuter clinic March 19

Hui Pono Holoholona has scheduled its next low-cost, cat spay-neuter clinic for Tuesday, March 19.

The session will be limited to 40 cats. To schedule an appointment, and for more details, please call 968-8279 or email webmistress@hphhawaii.org.

Lilikoi festival is set for Nov. 2

The folks at Rainbow Friends Animal Sanctuary and The Center for Spiritual Living of East Hawaii invite the community to share a love of lilikoi — aka passion fruit — with the world via a fall Lilikoi Cookbook and Festival on Saturday, Nov. 2, at the Hawaiian Paradise Park Activity Center in Keaau.

The benefit for the two nonprofit organizations will feature a cooking contest, celebrity chef demonstrations, vendors, educational talks, entertainment and sales of the cookbook featuring recipes from the community.

“We invite you to submit your favorite lilikoi recipes,” said a spokesman for the coordinating committee.

To submit a recipe, please visit www.lilikoifestival.com or send a self-addressed stamped envelope for the submission form to: HC3, Box 13104, Keaau, HI 96749. For more information, please call 966-7372. Deadline for submissions to the cookbook is April 1.

 

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