HIV/AIDS tests offered weekdays
The Hawaii Island HIV/AIDS Foundation is offering free HIV/AIDS tests from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday at its offices in the Pines Plaza. The test takes 20 minutes and is painless and confidential.
According to statistics, one of every three HIV-positive people is not aware he is HIV-positive. The rates of infection in heterosexual women and senior citizens are on the rise. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends that everyone between 15 and 64 years old be tested for HIV even if they are not at great risk for contracting the virus.
Kailua-Kona Seniors to visit Regency
Kailua-Kona Seniors meets at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hale Halawai. The group will carpool to the Regency at Hualalai for a luncheon and an opportunity to visit former members of the club. Afterwards, a tour of the facility will be available. There will be no regular meeting. To sign up, pay for the luncheon or for more information, call Bev at 325-6993 or Claire at 756-5352.
This is also the last chance to register for the Christmas luncheon slated for Dec. 12.
All cancer support group meets Thursday
Cancer support group You’ll Never Walk Alone meets from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Thursday. Cancer survivors and co-survivors are invited to attend the free meetings held the first and third Thursdays of the month; light refreshments will be served.
For more information and directions to the meeting site, call Michele Robinson at 333-5328.
Meeting on proposed shopping center in Ocean View is Thursday
Lehua Court is a proposed shopping and business center on Lehua Lane in Ocean View. The 4-acre project is hosting an informational meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday in the downstairs at the Ocean View Community Center on Leilani Circle in Ocean View. The owners will be there to discuss the project and take input from the community. Everyone is welcome.
Call Bill at 960-7259 or Steve at 443-9982 for more information.