About Town 9-15-13


Prostate, bladder health talk slated Wednesday

Urologist Jim Nelson will present “The Prostate Gland Owner’s Manual,” a discussion on prostate and bladder health, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the Community Meeting Hale, Building G, at the West Hawaii Civic Center.

The free event is presented by the Kona Hospital Foundation and Kona Community Hospital.

Soil, water district meeting Wednesday

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 Services’ center, 67-1185 Mamalahoa Highway, Suite 148, Waimea.

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

Seniors celebrating birthdays Wednesday

Kailua-Kona Seniors meets at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hale Halawai to celebrate September birthdays with games and a sketching class.

For more information, call Bev at 325-6993 or Claire at 756-5352.

Cancer support group meeting Thursday

All-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 welcome to attend the group’s free meetings held the first and third Thursday of the month; light refreshments are served.

For more information and directions to the meeting site, call Michele Robinson at 333-5328.

Suicide support group meets in Kailua-Kona

A support group for survivors of a loved one’s suicide meets from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3 and 17 and Nov. 7 at the West Hawaii Community Health Center conference room, 75-5751 Kuakini Highway, Kailua-Kona.

For more information, call 333-8988.

County band performing Friday

The Hawaii County Department of Parks and Recreation and the West Hawaii County Band are offering a free concert from 6:3o to 7:30 p.m. Friday at Hale Halawai in Kailua-Kona. The public is invited to attend and urged to bring seating; some bench seating will be available.

For more information, call Marshall Tohara at 327-3565.

Disabilities panel meeting Friday

The Mayor’s Committee on People with Disabilities meets at 10 a.m. Friday in the ADRC training room, 1055 Kinoole St., Hilo. Meetings are open to the public; the agenda will be posted on the county’s website.

For more information, call Sandy Arriola at 961-8005.

Kupuna singles meeting for breakfast

Kona Kupuna Singles Club meets for breakfast at 9:30 a.m. Friday at The Fish Hopper restaurant on Alii Drive in Kailua-Kona. Call 324-1570 for reservations or more information.