As of Monday, September 15, 2014
POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Nov 25, 2013
LAST UPDATED: 10:11 p.m. HST, Sep 14, 2014
Exchange Club luncheon: James "Duke" Aiona, Republican candidate for governor, will outline his views on issues facing the state. Noon to 1:30 p.m., Oahu Country Club. Cost: $25. Visit dexhon.com.
Third Annual Festival of Aloha: Mauna Kea Resort's free event at the Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. Includes hula performances, Hawaiian craft vendors and food booths, as well as an appearance by the Royal Court. 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the courtyard and ballroom of the hotel, 62-100 Kaunaoa Drive. Call 880-1111 or visit HapunaBeachPrinceHotel.com.
2014 Hall of Fame and Chefs of Aloha Dine Around: The Hawaii Restaurant Association recognizes people and companies that played a significant role in the establishment and growth of the food service industry. 5:30 p.m. registration, 6 p.m. dinner, 7:30 p.m. program at the Dole Cannery Pomaikai Ballrooms. Cost: $200, $1,500 for tables for 10. Mail registration and payment to Hawaii Restaurant Association, 2909 Waialae Ave., No. 22, Honolulu 96826. Call 944-9105.
Think Tech Talks: The media weigh in on the post-Inouye/Abercrombie era in Hawaii politics from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Laniakea YWCA. Panelists include Chad Blair, Civil Beat; Beth-Ann Kozlovich, Hawaii Public Radio; Daryl Huff, Hawaii News Now; Colin Moore, UH Political Science Department; and Andrew Walden, Hawaii Free Press. Cost: $30, $20 students, $35 walk-ins. RSVP at thinktechhawaii.com.
Waikiki Aquarium's Distinguished Lecture series: David Karl, a professor and director of Center for Microbial Oceanography: Research and Education, will address "The Contemporary Challenge of the Sea: Science, Society and Sustainability" and lead a discussion surrounding this conservation issue. 7 to 8 p.m. at Mamiya Theatre, 3142 Waialae Ave. Cost: $10. Call 923-9741 or visit waikikiaquarium.org.
Hawaii Pacific Health physicians: Learn about a variety of women's health topics at a free event from 8:30 a.m. to noon at Ala Moana Hotel, Hibiscus Ballroom. To RSVP, call 522-3469 or visit hawaiipacifichealth.org/womensway.
Maui Chamber of Commerce: Labor Law Seminar from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Maui Beach Hotel's Elleair Rainbow Room, presented by Torkildson, Katz, Moore, Hetherington & Harris. Cost is $365 for Maui Chamber members, $445 for nonmembers. Register by Oct. 3 for discount. Registration includes continental breakfast, lunch and a copy of the 2014-15 Chamber Desk Manual (Labor and Employment Law for Hawaii Employers) as well as access to the manual online. Call 244-0081 or visit mauichamber.com (click on "register now" under "chamber events").
» Monday: Federal Reserve releases industrial production for August.
» Tuesday: Labor Department releases Producer Price Index for August. Federal Reserve policymakers begin a two-day meeting to set interest rates.
» Wednesday: Labor Department releases Consumer Price Index for August. Commerce Department releases current account trade deficit for second quarter. National Association of Home Builders releases housing market index for September. FedEx reports quarterly financial results.
» Thursday: Commerce Department releases housing starts for August. Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims. Freddie Mac releases weekly mortgage rates.
» Friday: Conference Board releases leading indicators for August.