As of Monday, November 24, 2014
POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Nov 25, 2013
LAST UPDATED: 09:36 p.m. HST, Nov 23, 2014
» Tuesday: Commerce Department releases third-quarter gross domestic product. The Conference Board releases the Consumer Confidence Index for November. Hewlett-Packard Co. reports quarterly financial results.
» Wednesday: Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims. Commerce Department releases durable goods and personal income and spending for October. Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates.
» Thursday: Thanksgiving Day — U.S. markets closed.
"Shop Small on Small Business Saturday": Movement created by American Express to encourage shopping at local small businesses. Business participants will also have access to free promotional merchandise for their business and their customers. Meeting will be held at 10 a.m. at wherever is convenient for the participants. Call Brian Beaty at 429-5196 or visit nobrandhawaii.com.
Toys for Tots Car Show & Shine: Participants and spectators may bring an unwrapped new children's gift for the Toys for Tots Program as well as donations for the Hawaii Foodbank. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at 160 Ahui St. in Kakaako, in the "piano lot" next to the Children's Discovery Museum by Kakaako Waterfront Park. Call 389-8640 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Future is Now: Renewable Energy and Climate Change educational briefing, 5:30-8:45 p.m. at Ala Moana Beach Park, McCoy Pavilion. Call Shannon Wood at 224-4496.
Exchange Club: Jeffrey Portnoy, newly appointed University of Hawaii regent and chairman of the regents' sports subcommittee, will provide an update on sports at the university. Noon to 1:30 p.m. at Oahu Country Club. Cost: $25. Visit dexhon.com or call Ed at 225-2965.