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>> Juneteenth. Trinity Missionary Baptist Church and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People’s (NAACP) Honolulu branch are sponsoring a “Celebration of Freedom” business showcase from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. today at the church, 3950 Paine Circle. The event commemorates the June 19, 1865, announcement of the abolition of slavery and is also sponsored by Villa Business Consulting and Keys 2 Art. Local food vendors, businesses and talent will be available. Visit or call 422-8622.

>> Tibetan Buddhist speaker. Khenpo Lodro Donyo of Bokar Monastery in Darjeeling, India, will give a talk titled “White Tara Empowerment for Long Life” at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Center. Cost is $25. For information, visit or call 595-8989.

>> Israeli dancing. Learn Israeli recreational dancing from 2 to 4 p.m. Sundays this summer at the Ala Wai Golf Course Diamond Head Ballroom, 404 Kapahulu Ave. For information, email fran or

>> All Believers Network. Alan Goto, a retired health care analyst, and Pieper Toyama, retired headmaster of Pacific Buddhist Academy, will share anecdotes and insights from their leadership in the Buddhist community at 7 p.m. Tuesday. The monthly All Believers Network forum is held at First Unitarian Church of Honolulu, 2500 Pali Highway. Email

>> Domestic violence. Makiki Christian Church is collecting household supplies and funds to hold a “Christmas in July Mission Outreach Project” to benefit abused women and their children. They have found safety as temporary residents of the United Church of Christ (UCC) Transition House and need items to set up their own households. Drop off donations near the church’s finance office at 829 Pensacola St. beginning July 2; all items must be new. For information, contact Bliss Nishida at 228-6667 or Jean Fukuji at 737-8117.

>> Keiki Fishing Tournament. New Hope Hawaii Kai invites children and their families to participate in its seventh annual Keiki Fishing Tournament from 8 a.m. to noon July 8. The church will supply free fishing gear, lunch, music, raffles and awards for winning catches. Volunteers will teach kids fishing skills, and booths will be set up on marine safety, conservation and education. Registration will be accepted on the day of the event between 8 and 9 a.m., or preregister online at For event details, contact Mike Kim at 396-6865 or

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