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Tourney to aid military families

HANALEI, Kauai » Princeville’s Prince Golf Course will host a Patriot Golf Day benefit tournament Sept. 18 as part of a national program.

The PGA of America Patriot Golf Day is a fundraising effort at golf courses around the country to benefit the Folds of Honor Foundation, which supports families of soldiers who were disabled or lost their lives in the line of duty. The Prince Golf Course will donate a portion of the entry fee to the foundation.

The tournament will follow the format of a two-person scramble (20 percent combined handicap). Check-in begins at 8 a.m. with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. The $70-per-person entry fee includes a $20 benefit donation, golf and prizes.

For more information or to register for the event, call the Prince Golf Shop at 826-5001 or Tom Freestone at 826-3160. Or e-mail


News night looks at Maui’s history

WAILUKU, Maui» To celebrate the just-published "Index to the Maui News 1951-1973," there will be a presentation and panel discussion from 7 to 9 p.m. Sept. 16 at the J. Walter Cameron Center Auditorium.

The panel members, all people who lived on Maui during that era, will discuss what Maui was like and how it changed over that time. Significant events changed Maui forever: statehood, the Korean and Vietnam wars, the development of Kihei and Kaanapali, and the influx of immigrants from the mainland. Admission is free and refreshments will be served.

This is the third volume of the Maui News Index, which together allow family and community researchers to find information in The Maui News from 1900 to 1973. The books are available at the Bailey House Museum Shop and all proceeds benefit the Maui Historical Society.

The Maui Historical Society was founded in 1951 and is the oldest historical and preservation society on Maui. For more information, call Bailey House Museum at 244-3326, fax 244-3920, e-mail, or visit


‘Aloha’ photo contest opens

Starwood Hotels & Resorts and Sony are asking Facebook fans from around the world to capture and share their photos of what "Aloha" looks like.

The "Share Your Aloha" photo contest ends Sept. 30. Entrants can upload their digital photos at with a photo caption, a brief description of why the image represents aloha to them, location of photo, and an approximate date that the photo was taken.

A panel of judges will select 20 finalists, whose photos will be posted on the Facebook page on Oct. 6 for public viewing. Visitors to the site will have the opportunity to vote and select "Fan Favorites," as well as help the judges select the grand prize winner.

Those who are interested can enter for a chance to win the grand prize, a 2011 Sony Open in Hawaii Dream Vacation or one of seven "Fan Favorite" prizes with five-night stays at Starwood’s resorts on Oahu, Maui, Hawaii or Kauai, and Sony Cybershot(R) TX5 digital cameras.

Check the Facebook page for more details, official rules and eligibility.


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