CHILDREN AND YOUTH MONTH 2009 CALENDAR

ALOHA! OCTOBER IS CHILDREN & YOUTH MONTH IN HAWAII!

PLEASE REFER TO THE CALENDAR OF EVENTS BELOW FOR ITEMS THAT MAY BE OF INTEREST TO YOU AND YOUR FAMILIES.

Saturday, October 3, 2009

“LIVE ENERGY LITE”
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Sponsored by Hawaiian Electric Company; Department of Business Economic Development & Tourism; Malama Hawaii; and Pearlridge Center.
Pearlridge Center’s Uptown Center Court, Aiea
Free. Fun for the whole family. Celebration kicks off National Energy Awareness Month. For more information, call 543-7511.

Sunday, October 4, 2009

CHILDREN AND YOUTH DAY
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Sponsored by Hawaii Children’s Trust Fund and McDonald’s
State Capitol, Frank F. Fasi Civic Center, Kalanimoku Building Grounds, Hawaii State Library Grounds, Hawaii State Art Museum, Washington Place, Iolani Palace, Punchbowl Street, Department of Health Parking Lot and the King Kamehameha V Judiciary History Center.
Free. Fun for the whole family. For more information, contact 586-6130 or email us at senchunoakland@capitol.hawaii.gov.

GREEN ZONE
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
State Capitol
Green Zone at Children and Youth Day will feature recycling of telephone books, magazines, cell phones, laptop computers, printer cartridges, reverse vending machines for HI5 containers, athletic shoes, other sustainability-related activities. For more information, contact Rene Mansho at 306-1876 or e-mail at rmansho@schn.com.

IOLANI PALACE CULTURAL ACTIVITIES AND TOURS
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Free. Learn about the history and artifacts of Iolani Palace with a self-guided tour of the first floor and gallery. Also featuring 19th Century activities, Hawaiian cultural crafts, games and entertainment on the Palace grounds. For more information, contact Cindy Ascencio at 522-0829.

KING KAMEHAMEHA V JUDICIARY HISTORY CENTER
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m
Free. Learn about Hawaii’s courts and our unique legal history through guided tours, mock trial activities, and short films. For more information, contact Toni Han Palermo at 539-4995.

INFANT, TODDLER AND BOOSTER SEAT INSPECTION
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p. m.
Department of Health, Miller Street parking lot (Enter from Punchbowl Street)
Free. Learn how to securely install and use a child safety seat. Contact Cora Speck at 537-7059 or email cspeck@queens.org for more information or contact the Queen’s referral line at 537-7117. Sponsored by Queen’s Medical Center and KIPC.

CAPITOL TOURS
10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Free. Tour the Governor’s office and the State Capitol. Please sign up at the tour desk on Children and Youth Day located in the State Capitol Rotunda. A tour will take place every ½ hour starting at 10:00 am. Last tour starts at 2:30 p.m. Contact Queenie Kuheana at 586-0178 or 586-0221 for more information.

HAWAII STATE ART MUSEUM TOURS
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Free. Self-guided tours of beautiful artwork. Hands-on-art activities. For more information, please contact Sherry Formolo at 586-9959.

WASHINGTON PLACE TOURS
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Free. Guided walk-through the 1847 mansion. Learn how the home of an American sea captain became the residence of Hawai’i’s Queen Lili’uokalani, followed by twelve governors of Hawai’i.
For more information please contact Celine Ferreira at 586-0240.

TEEN ZONE
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Frank F. Fasi Civic Center and Kalanimoku Building Grounds
Free. Teen activities. Contact Dennis Young at 677-8785 or email at dennis@hawaiitents.com.

Friday to Sunday, October 9-11, 2009

21st ANNUAL TALK STORY FESTIVAL
McCoy Pavilion, Ala Moana Park
Free on all days. The City and County of Honolulu Parks Department presents the 21st Annual Talk Story Festival, featuring 3 days of the best storytellers in Hawaii. Friday, October 9, 2009, SPOOKIES (6-9 p.m.), Saturday, October 10, 2009, REAL LIFE TALES(6-9 p.m.), and Sunday, October 11, 2009, REVELATIONS (6-8:30 p.m.). STORY WORKSHOP (2-5 p.m. Sunday too) Full line-up at http://www.honoluluparks.com or for more info contact Jeff Gere at jgere@honolulu.gov.
Sunday, October 11,2009

Hawaii Fishing and Seafood Festival
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Pier 38
Free admission and free parking and shuttle service from Honolulu Community College. For more information, please call 265-4962.
Sponsored by the Pacific Island Fisheries Group.

Monday and Tuesday, October 12-13 and Friday and Saturday, October 23-24, 2009

UNITED NATIONS DAY CELEBRATIONS hosted by UN Association (UNA) – Hawaii Division.
Oct. 12 – Time (tba) – 10th Anniversary Rededication of Millennium Peace Garden at Diamond Head
Oct. 13 – 4:00 p.m. – World Cafe Discussion on MDG (Millennium Development Goals) (tba)
Oct. 23 – 10:00 a,m. – Noon Waiau Elementary School on the MDG ” Sustainabilty”
Oct. 23 – 1:00 p.m – 3:00 p.m UN Day – ” College World Quest ” at UH with PAAC
Oct. 24 – 10:00 a.m – Noon UN Day Celebration (tba). Free. For more information, contact Joanne Tachibana , President at 387-7271 or visit http://www.unausahawaii.org

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

CHILDREN AND YOUTH SUMMIT
8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
State Capitol Auditorium
Free. A conference geared toward defining issues and developing priority actions important to children (0-12 years old) and youth (12-24 years old). For more information, contact 586-6130.

Sunday, October 18, 2009

HAWAII PACIFIC HEALTH KIDS FEST
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Bishop Museum
Free. This is a health education program promoting healthy and active lifestyles through interactive games and workshops focused on injury prevention, nutrition, exercise, drug awareness, and more. Organized by the Straub Clinic & Hospital, Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children, and Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi, affiliates of Hawaii Pacific Health. For more information, contact HPH Conference Services at 522-3469.

Sunday to Saturday, October 18-24, 2009

TEEN READ WEEK: Hawaii State Public Library System
Join public libraries statewide to celebrate Teen Read Week (October 18-24), with its theme “Read Beyond Reality @ your library!” Read something “out of this world,” just for the fun of it! In addition, children of all ages will enjoy the offerings of “Fall Performance Programs” featuring an array of storytellers and talented artists. Visit http://www.librarieshawaii.org for more details and program schedules.

Saturday, October 24, 2009

FREE KEIKI IDS
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
McDonald’s Pearl Kai in Aiea
Get your free Keiki IDs for all children 12 years & under. For information, contact 586-8455.

Saturday, October 31, 2009

SAFETY TRICK OR TREAT
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Windward Mall
Free. Safe trick-or-treating for the whole family and other fun activities. For more information, contact Janna Herrington at 235-1143 or visit http://www.windwardmall.com

Saturday, October 31, 2009

22nd ANNUAL BISHOP MUSEUM TREAT STREET
5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Bishop Museum
Free. Safe trick-or-treating and fun activities for children and their families. For more information, contact Courtney Chow at 848-4187 or visit http://www.bishopmuseum.org

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