> April (ongoing)-- Honolulu Biennial 2017 is a new, multi-site, contemporary visual arts festival running from March 8 to May 8 2017 throughout various sites within the city. Click here to view a calendar of ongoing tours, workshops, and other public events.

> Apr. 3-- Biofuels: At the Crossroads of Food, Fuel, and the Future of Hawaii. Co-sponsored by the Hawaii Energy Policy Forum and the Senate Committee for Transportation and Energy on April 3, 2017, from 1:00pm to 3:00pm in Conference Room 225 at the Hawaii State Capitol. Click here for an event flyer.

> Apr. 6-- [HILO] CIVILITY IN THE WORKPLACE: Conflict Resolution and Managerial Mediation--a workshop hosted by Ku'ikahi Mediation Center. This training covers the financial costs of conflict, frustrating workplace behaviors, their consequences, and how to use collaborative skills to lay the foundation for a civil organization. Includes hands-on practice. This workshop has previously been offered on Maui for state agencies, health care entities, and nonprofit organizations. Click here to view the event flyer.

> Apr. 7-- Leadership Works with Glenn Furuya: Leadership Island Style® (half-day). Are you an experienced supervisor, manager or business executive wanting to help your team members and organization thrive? Join Glenn Furuya as he discusses practical and transformational building blocks for peak individual and team performance that can lead to organizational success. The first session of this two-part program will discuss: the influence of the Eastern, Western, and Polynesian cultures and values; Why true team players "Live Aloha"; The impact of the giving heart; Two key elements of teamwork; The value of island style resourcefulness; How to thrive during times of difficulty or uncertainty; and, Why every leader must strive for Lokahi ("peace, unity and harmony"). Click here to learn more.

> Apr. 7-- Taking An Ax to Unjust Tax: hosted by the Pacific Peace Forum and Hawai'i Tax Fairness Coalition at 6:00pm at St Andrew's Cathedral. The event is free and open to the public. The event includes a panel presentation and community discussion and will feature: Roger Epstein, Hawai'i Tax Attorney of 40+ years, former IRS agent and Tax Law Specialist; Gavin Thornton, Co-Executive Director, Hawai'i Appleseed Center; Alani Jamile, University of Hawai'i, Manoa, freshman; and moderated by: Gary Hooser, Executive Director, Hawai'i Alliance for Progressive Action. Click here to learn more.

> Apr. 7-- Engaging Employees with Strategic Communication. Co-hosted by the Hawaii Employers Council and the Hawaii Compensation Group from 8:00am to 11:30am at HawaiiUSA Federal Credit Union (1226 College Walk). In this session, Susan Rogers will bring her experience and passion for Internal Communication and HR to present tips, techniques and trends in employee communication. Learn how to navigate the complexities of today's business and Human Resource landscape, including health, wealth, career and culture, to achieve your objectives. Advanced registration required. Click here for details.

> Apr. 14-- Sixty Five Shades of Grey: Controversies in Geriatric Care. With the rapidly aging population and increasing life expectancy of the average older adult, we as a medical profession are facing new problems and challenges in caring for the geriatric patient. This Queens Medical Center conference will explore how to tackle these "gray" areas in geriatric medicine while still providing the best care for Hawai'i's kupuna. Friday, April 14, 2017 from 8:30am to 4:00PM at Halekulani Ballrooms, Waikiki. CE Credits: Physicians approved for 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM; Nursing approved for 7.0 nursing contact hours; Others--a certificate of attendance will be provided. For more information and to register, contact Office of CME - (808) 691-4406 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

> Apr. 16-22-- National Healthcare Decisions Week

> Apr. 18-May 23-- Webinar Series: Nonprofit Finance Fundamentals Part 2--Building Resilience for the Long Haul. This webinar series will provide an explanation of core financial management principles and strategies. You'll learn how common business choices can be managed across leadership roles to inform program success and help you best advance your mission. Register for the whole series, or choose individual webinars to customize your knowledge-building and address specific business concerns. Click here for more details.

> Apr. 18-- Get Informed: The New Future of Work. On Tuesday, Apr. 18 from 6:00 to 7:00pm, Carleen Mackey will share her knowledge on the new future of work. As an Emergent Workforce/Alternative Career Planning expert, Carleen’s writing and speaking is focused on helping people improve their competitive value in this fast changing, technologically advancing global economy. Ms. Mackey is especially versed in multi-generational emergent workers looking at alternative career options as contrasted with "traditional" jobs. The presentation is FREE and open to the public in the Waikiki Community Center auditorium. Free parking at the center. Click here to register. For more information, call (808)923-1802 ext.103 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

> Apr. 20--Dealing with Anger: Steps to Understanding and Transformation. A free brown-bag lunch talk with Mala'e Erickson hosted by Kuikahi Mediation Center on Thursday, April 20, 2017 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Office of the Prosecuting Attorney (655 Kilauea Avenue, Hilo, HI 96720) Walk-ins welcome. For more information, call Jenifer at 935-7844 x 1 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

> Apr. 25-- Webinar: The Happy Healthy Nonprofit. Just in time to welcome spring, we're excited to announce a special webinar on April 25, 2017 with Beth Kanter, master trainer and influential author/blogger, on the subject of her newest book, The Happy, Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact Without Burnout. HANO members can attend for FREE; non-members can attend for $25. To get the member discount code, contact Jennifer Cornish Creed at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Click here for more information and to register.


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