Today: U.S. stock and bond markets are closed for Presidents’ Day. Tuesday: Matson Inc., The Home Depot Inc., Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Macy’s Inc. release financial results.
Wednesday: National Association of Realtors releases existing home sales for January. Federal Reserve releases minutes from January interest-rate meeting.
Germany’s Ifo institute releases its monthly business confidence index, a key indicator for Europe’s biggest economy.
Tesla releases financial results.
Thursday: Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims. Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates. Spanish energy company Repsol releases financial results.
Friday: Commerce Department releases new home sales for January. JC Penney Co. and taxpayer-owned Royal Bank of Scotland release financial results.
>> “Taxation for Small Businesses”: 9 a.m. to noon, Small Business Administration Training Room, Waterfront Plaza, 500 Ala Moana Blvd., Tower 1, Room 306. Cost: $45 (check or cash). Call Jean Jeremiah at 547-2700.
>> Soroptimist International Waikiki: Dr. Jill Omori, a University of Hawaii Medical School faculty member and founder of the HOME Project, will discuss assisting the homeless with medical needs, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Pacific Club. Cost: $28. To RSVP, contact email@example.com.
>> 2017 Mayoral Luncheon: Mayor Harry Kim and select Cabinet members will discuss West Hawaii’s economy. Issues include mass transit, roads and infrastructure, county priorities and affordable housing. 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay. Cost: $68 general, $58 chamber and Rotary members. RSVP by Feb. 27. No walk-ins allowed. Call 329-1758 or visit kona-kohala.com.
>> “Leverage Your Finances Through Homeownership” seminar: Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties agent Leian Harosky will present ways to reach your financial goals through real estate. Guest speakers will be from Veterans Choice. 4 p.m., Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties Kapolei Commons, 4460 Kapolei Parkway. Free. RSVP by calling 675-6413.
>> International Speech and Table Topics speech contests: District 49 Toastmasters is holding five- to seven-minute speech heats. In the International Speech event, contestants can speak on any subject. The Table Topics contest focuses on impromptu speech skills. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. for clubs 2, 7, 9 and 16. Clubs 4, 8 and 14 will begin registration at 12:30 p.m. All contests are open to the public at Central Pacific Bank Training Center, 225 Queen St., fourth floor, Harbor Square. Call Rose at 276-5093.
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