Happening in Hawaii – Feb. 2 to Feb. 20, 2004

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”*Feb. 4, 2004”
”Lincoln Day Dinner on Oahu”

The 7th Annual Lincoln Day Dinner is scheduled to be helad at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel, Hawaii Ballroom. There will be a silent auction and cocktails at 5:30 p.m. and dinner will be served at 7 p.m. Individual tickets are $100. For more information, contact Wendy Miyashiro at the GOP headquarters at 593-8180.


”*Feb. 12, 2004”
”Lincoln Day Dinner on Kauai”

The Kauai Lincoln Day Dinner is scheduled to be held at the Kauai Marriott Resort & Beach Club. Join Gov. Lingle and Mayor Baptiste for a great evening of fun, music & conversation. Cocktails begin at 5:30 p.m. and Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. Individual tickets are $75 or $750 for a table of 10. For more information, call 651-5764 or 245-4550 or email at mailto:gopkauai@msn.com

”*Feb. 20, 2004”
”Applicants Sought for Ethics Commission”

The Judicial Council is accepting applications to fill an anticipated vacancy on the Hawaii State Ethics Commission. The vacancy will occur upon the expiration of the term of current member Eloise Lee on June 30, 2004.

Applicants must be United States citizens, residents of the state of Hawaii, and may not hold any other public office. The Ethics Commission regulates the ethics of all legislators, registered lobbyists, and state employees (with
the exception of judges, who are governed by the Commission on Judicial Conduct).

The Ethics Commission is responsible for investigating complaints, providing advisory opinions, and enforcing decisions issued by the Commission. The Hawaii State Constitution prohibits members of the Ethics Commission “from
taking an active part in political management or political campaigns.”

Interested persons should submit an application along with a resume and three letters of recommendation (attesting to the applicant’s character and integrity) no later than close of business on Feb. 20, 2004 to: Judicial Council, Hawaii Supreme Court, 417 S. King Street, Second Floor, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813-2902.

Form applications are available from the Judiciary Web site at https://www.courts.state.hi.us Applications may also be obtained from the Public Affairs Office, Room 206-C, Aliiolani Hale, 417 South King Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813 or by calling the Judicial Council at 539-4702.

”Honolulu City Council Looking for Participants for Survey about City Services”

The Honolulu City Council has launched a program called PLAN: Priorities Long-Term And Now. Councilmembers would like the communities input as they assess which city services are the most vital to taxpayers. This is not a scientific survey. It is one of the many tools the Council will use to set priorities for the next budget year and for the years to come.

To get the survey online, go to https:///www.co.honolulu.hi.us/council/ and click on the City Council Survey link from there.

For more information, call Kim Ribellia, senior advisor to Council Chair Donovan M. Dela Cruz, at 547-7002 or Mary Schmidtke, senior advisor to Council Member Barbara Marshall, at 547-7003.

”*Fitness and Energy Training”

The new Dahn Hak Brain Respiration Center in Kailua is offering a free trial class. Call 942-0003 for information. Dahn Hak is a Korean style QiGong that emphasizes physical, energy and spiritual healing and practices.

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