About Town 5-5-13


Kealakehe High School to celebrate seniors

Kealakehe High School invites the community to its 2013 Senior Awards celebration slated for Wednesday in the school’s cafeteria. The event will begin with a showcase of student work at 5:30 p.m., including heavy pupu provided by the Kealakehe culinary students. The awards presentations will run from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

For more information about this family-friendly event, call 854-4066.

Soil, water district meets Wednesday

The Mauna Kea Soil and Water Conservation District meets from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at the U.S. Department of Agriculture/Natural Resources Conservation Service center, 67-1185 Mamalahoa Highway, Suite 148, Waimea.

To request an accommodation or auxiliary aid to attend the meeting call Margaret Fowler at 885-6602, ext. 100.

Society plans historical cruise

The Kona Historical Society presents a historical cruise aboard the catamaran Fair Wind II from 2 to 5 p.m. May 19. The tour begins and ends at Keauhou Bay. John Mitchell provides the historical narrative, prepared by the late Kona historian Jean Greenwell, on the holua at Keauhou, the Battle of Kuamoo, Kealakekua Bay, the Battle of Mokuohai at Keei and Puuhonua o Honaunau. The cruise includes complimentary snacks and a no-host bar.

Tickets are $65 for members and $75 for nonmembers. For reservations, call Fair Wind at 322-2788. To join the organization, visit konahistorical.org or call 323-3222.

Brain injury group meets Wednesday

The Brain Injury Support group will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Rehab Services, mauka of the Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union on Hualalai Road.

Neuropsychologist Dan Eubanks will give an overview of brain injury anatomy and how that relates to a traumatic brain injury. He will also discuss cognitive rehabilitation strategies.

The meeting is open to the public, especially brain injury, stroke or other neurotrauma survivors, families and caregivers. For more information, call Hawaiian Rehab at 329-0591 or Karen Klemme at 328-9498.