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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Monday, March 29, 2010

Coming events

Advertiser Staff


CHAMPIONS' WORKSHOP, learn a formula for problem solving and creating success in life, 7 to 10 p.m., Pagoda Hotel; presented by Brian Klemmer, author of "if How-To's Were Enough, We Would All Be Skinny, Rich and Happy!"; $20 in advance, $59 at the door. Registration: http://www.hwbc.org.


KNOWLEDGEMENT MANAGEMENT SEMINAR, improve performance and efficiency and maintain a competitive edge, 8 a.m. to noon, YWCA Laniakea (Richards Street); conducted by leading Mainland KM instructors; $80 includes lunch; sponsored by YWCA, Hawaii Community Reinvestment Corporation, the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and BAE Systems. Registration: 532-3113 or gwen@hcrc-hawaii.org.

KOMO MAI, a chapter of Business Network International, specializing in business referrals, 9 to 10:30 a.m., Sizzler Restaurant, Dillingham Plaza; breakfast $10. 753-3540 or www.KomoMaiBNI.com.


INTERNATIONAL TRADE FORUM, 9 a.m. to noon, Foreign Trade Zone No. 9, Pier 2; U.S. Small Business Administration workshop to inform small business owners about overseas opportunities; free. Reservations: 541-2990, ext. 211, or www.sba.gov/hi.

ENTREPRENEUR TO SPEAK. Darren Kimura, president and founder of Sopogy Inc., which specializes in renewable energy technology and envisions a future of clean power, green systems and LEED smart buildings, will speak 3 p.m. at the University of Hawai'i-Hilo, College of Business and Economics, UCB 127.

The Portuguese in Macau, lecture by Cathryn Clayton, assistant professor, University of Hawai'i School of Pacific and Asian Studies, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Pagoda Hotel, C'est Si Bon restaurant; assessment of the role the Portuguese in Macau are playing in fostering economic ties between China and Portuguese-speaking regions of Europe, Africa and Latin America; Portuguese Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii meeting with cocktails and dinner. Reservations: 261-5854.

AVCO TECHSHOW, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 31, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 1, Neal Blaisdell Exhibition Hall; more than 100 exhibitors and educational sessions offering technological solutions to boost your business. Information: www.theavco.com/avcotechnologyshow.

INJURED WORKER BREAKFAST CLUB, 8 to 9 a.m., IHOP Pearl City conference room; Bruce Berger, vocational rehabilitation counselor and licensed mental health counselor will be there. Reservations: 277-9919.


PAPPAS SPRING ENTREPRENEURIAL LEADERSHIP TALK, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., featuring Tetris video game pioneer Henk Rogers speaking on "Games and Global Warming: A Vision for Doing Well and Doing Good"; hosted by Hawai'i Pacific University College of Business Administration; call Dr. Bee-Leng Chua for location and information: 687-7068.


ROUND TABLE FORUM on the economic benefits of historic preservation, 8 to 9 a.m. April 8, state Capitol, conference room 329; local tourism and economic industry leaders to lead a forum on heritage tourism as an economic opportunity for the state; public welcome; free. Information: 586-8510.

SBA SMALL BUSINESS AWARDS LUNCHEON, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. April 30, Hilton Hawaiian Village; featuring the Winner's Circle where awardees share qualities and practices they have set their businesses apart; $55 in advance. Registration: http://www.hwbc.org or 526-1001.