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Wednesday

Liliuokalani Toastmasters Club — Open House: Learn about leadership and communication skills, how to organize event-planning and meeting facilitation, and ways to craft and structure speeches and presentations. 12:05-1:05 p.m. at Liliuokalani Building, second-floor conference room, 1390 Miller St. Public is invited. Free. RSVP by calling Brian at 255-4625, emailing brian@malanaphy.com or visiting bit.ly/LiliuokalaniOpenHouse.

Thursday

2016 SBA Small Business Awards for Kauai: Hosted by the Kauai Chamber of Commerce, 5 to 7 p.m. at Kauai Shores Hotel, Lava Lava Beach Club, 420 Papaloa Road, Kapaa. For more information and reservations, call 541-2990 or 245-7363.

Exchange Club: Guest speaker is David Kennedy, chief revenue officer of Oahu Publications, who will speak about its publications in the era of digital communications. Noon to 1:30 p.m. at Oahu Country Club. Cost: $25. Visit dexhon.com.

Friday

Trademark Basics — What Every Business Should Know Now, Not Later: Presented by Craig Morris, a managing attorney for Trademark Outreach, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. 10 a.m. to noon at Foreign Trade Zone No. 9, Room 202. Free. RSVP by visiting hisbdc.org or calling 945-1430.

APRIL 29

A Whole New World — the Yin and Yang of Technology: The Hawaii Business Education Association will hold its annual spring elections, installation and awards conference from 7:30 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. at Leeward Community College, Room GT-105. Email Peggy at peggy@hawaii.edu.

MAY 6

29th Annual Hawaii Statewide SBA Small Business Awards: Presented by the U.S. Small Business Administration. 11 a.m. Small Business Expo, noon-2 p.m. luncheon/awards at Dole Cannery-Iwilei, Pomaikai Ballrooms, 735 Iwilei Road. For more information or to RSVP, call 541-2990.

MAY 13-14

District 49 Toastmasters 2016 Spring Conference & Awards Dinner:

>> Awards Dinner: Guest speakers: Wayne Choate, president and chief executive officer of Performance Communication and an accredited speaker. Recognition of new Distinguished Toastmaster Members designation as well as the first Lifetime Achievement Award to be given to a 10-year member. 5:30-9 p.m. May 13 at Pagoda Hotel, LaSalle Ballroom, 1525 Rycroft Street, second floor. Email Caron at D49caron@gmail.com.

>> Spring Conference: International Director Gloria Shishido will speak at the morning session. Sheryl Turbeville will be presented with the Communication & Leadership Award during the lunch program. A speech contest will be held in the afternoon, with the winner representing Hawaii at the International Toastmasters Conference in Washington, D.C., in August. 7:30 a.m. registration, conference 8 a.m.-4 p.m. May 14 at Pagoda Hotel, C’est Si Bon Ballroom, 1525 Rycroft St., second floor. Email Caron at D49caron@gmail.com.

COMING UP

>> Today: National Association of Home Builders releases housing market index for April. Pepsico Inc. and Netflix Inc. report financial results.

>> Tuesday: Commerce Department releases housing starts for March.

>> Wednesday: National Association of Realtors releases existing home sales for March. The Coca-Cola Co., American Express Co. and Yum Brands Inc. report financial results.

>> Thursday: Hawaiian Airlines parent Hawaiian Holdings Inc. reports financial results.

>> Friday: Daimler, Caterpillar Inc., McDonald’s Corp. and American Airlines Group Inc. report financial results.

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