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Tuesday, July 29, 2014         

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As of Monday, July 28, 2014


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LAST UPDATED: 09:55 p.m. HST, Jul 27, 2014

COMING UP

» Monday: National Association of Realtors releases pending home sales index for June. Bank of Hawaii Corp. reports financial results.
» Tuesday: Standard & Poor's releases S&P/Case-Shiller index of home prices for May. The Conference Board releases the Consumer Confidence Index for July.
» Wednesday: Commerce Department releases second-quarter gross domestic product. American Savings Bank reports financial results.
» Thursday: Labor Department releases the second-quarter employment cost index. Matson Inc. reports financial results.
» Friday: Labor Department releases employment data for July. Automakers release vehicle sales for July.

WEDNESDAY

Internet Marketing Seminar: Presentation by Google from 2 to 5 p.m. at Ala Moana Hotel, Garden Lanai, 410 Atkinson Drive. Topics include websites, search engine optimization, pay-per-click advertising, social media marketing and reputation management. To register, call 485-8850 or email lourdes.martin@hibu.com.

THURSDAY

Ethics in College and Professional Athletics: Free lecture featuring notable professionals from Hawaii and the mainland presented by Will K. Weinstein, 6 to 7:30 p.m. at William S. Richardson School of Law, Classroom 2. For more information or to RSVP, visit shidler.hawaii.edu/weinstein.

FRIDAY

Avoid IP Piracy and Loss of Tech and Trade Secrets in China: Loke-Khoon Tan, partner and head of Baker & McKenzie's Intellectual Property Practice Group in Hong Kong, will provide insights on how to manage commercial expectations and leverage the good, bad and ugly of the Chinese IP system. 3 to 5 p.m. at University of Hawaii Cancer Center, Sullivan Conference Center, 701 Ilalo St. Cost: $25. To register, visit ipttchina.eventbrite.com.

AUG. 5

Star-Advertiser/ALTRES Staffing present Career Expo 2014:  9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Neal Blaisdell Center Exhibition Hall. Exhibitors include Nurse Finders, Tani­oka's, Times, City and County of Hono­lulu, Hono­lulu Police Department, Wilson Care Group and more. Cost: $3; $1 for military, seniors and students. Call Lei­anne at 529-4342 or visit hawaiicareerexpo.com.

Pathways to Profits: Franchising — Employee to Entrepreneur: With speaker Tiffany Ahuna, owner of the Entrepreneur's Source. Sponsored by the Hawaii Small Business Development Center. 9:30 a.m. registration; event is from 10 a.m. to noon at the Manoa Innovation Center, 2800 Woodlawn Drive, second-floor boardroom. Cost: $25. To RSVP, visit hisbdc.org.

AUG. 6

Argosy University: Two free workshops, "Your Professional Edge" and "Financial Aid Education," will be held concurrently from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the university, 1001 Bishop St., fourth floor. Pupu will be served. To RSVP, call Kim at 791-5249 or visit argosyedge.eventbrite.com or argosyFA.eventbrite.com.

AUG. 7

Downtown Forum: David Lassner, University of Hawaii president, will discuss current issues and his vision for the university's future. 11:30 a.m. luncheon and noon to 1:30 p.m. program at Laniakea YWCA. Call Jay at 780-9254.

AUG. 13

Healthy Is Wealthy Networking Fair: Hosted by Executive Women International of Hono­lulu, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Neal Blaisdell Center, Pikake Room. Cost: $35, includes pupu, hosted drink and parking. Call Lei at 343-5396.

AUG. 23

2014 Fall Hawaii Small Business Fair: 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Hono­lulu Community College, 674 Dillingham Blvd. Workshop topics include: the Entrepreneur's Guide to Starting a Business; Secrets of Marketing; Specialty Loans and Tax Breaks; Simple Magic of Professional Networking; and One-on-One Business Counseling. RSVP by Aug. 18 at smallbizfair2014-2.eventbrite.com.

AUG. 28-29

Aha Oihana Hoomakaikai — 2014 Hawaii Tourism Conference: Gain insight into Hawaii's airline and hotel markets, trends and outlook for 2015. 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Aug. 28 and 8:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Aug. 29 at Hawai‘i Convention Center. Cost varies. Call 864-9812 or visit hawaiitourismauthority.org.






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