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As of Monday, August 18, 2014

LAST UPDATED: 09:52 p.m. HST, Aug 17, 2014


» Monday: National Association of Home Builders releases housing market index for August.

» Tuesday: Commerce Department releases housing starts for July. Labor Department releases Consumer Price Index for July. Home Depot Inc. reports quarterly financial results.

» Wednesday: Lowe's Cos. and Target Corp. report quarterly financial results.

» Thursday: Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims. Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates. National Association of Realtors releases existing home sales for July. Conference Board releases leading indicators for July.


Exchange Club luncheon: Ron Nagasawa, publisher of MidWeek and Street Pulse, will highlight the 30-year history of MidWeek. Noon to 1:30 p.m., Oahu Country Club. Cost: $25. Visit dexhon.com.

Pricing Your Product (Contractors/Food Operations): Workshop hosted by SCORE, 9 a.m. to noon at SBA Training Room, 500 Ala Moana Blvd., Room 1-306. Cost: $45. Call SCORE at 547-2700.


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. 27

"Biz Island": A 15-week business-training series begins today from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at Manoa Innovation Center. Sessions are led by Steve Sue, author/founder of BizGym.com. Topics include "Your Mission Made Mighty," "Paint Your Value Picture," "Milk Your Business Model" and "Customers in Cross-Hairs." Cost: $35 for each workshop. Visit bizisland.com or contact Steve Sue at 220-6449.

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.

AUG. 29

James Campbell High School Alumni & Community Foundation Golf Tournament: Event starts at 11 to 11:45 a.m. (registration) at Hawaii Prince Golf Club. Lunch provided at 11 a.m.; shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. Cost: $150 individual golfer, $100 hole sponsorship, $50 dinner only. Proceeds will benefit the Campbell High School football program, sports complex and scholarships. Call David Alcos at 864-6928 or Melvon Ahlo-Pinera at 382-7666, or email admin@jchsalumni.org.


"Winning in Business": Workshop from 6:45 a.m. (registration and continental breakfast); 7:30-9 a.m. program and Q&A at the Plaza Club, 900 Fort Street Mall, 20th floor. Panelists include: Judy Bishop, president and chief executive officer, Bishop & Co.; Tanna Dang, owner, Eden in Love, The Wedding Cafe and Fred+Kate Events; Kim Gennaula, executive director of advancement, ‘Iolani School; Kathryn Raethel, president and chief executive officer, Castle Medical Center; and Beth Whitehead, executive vice president and chief administrative officer, American Savings Bank. RSVP by Aug. 29. Call 955-8072 or email rbalgtas@bizjournals.com.

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