> Jan. 6-- The Art of Human Resources in Churches and Nonprofits: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM. You will grow in your knowledge of the world of Human Resources as speakers Dan Chun, Alan Tang, Susan Muarry, Chris Pan and Ruthann Yamanaka cover topics such as: Best Practices for Hiring the Right Person; Transitioning New Employees for Success Working with Millennials and Boomers; Communicating Effectively with Under-Performing Employees; Encouraging and Refreshing Your Leader/CEO/Pastor. Sorry, no refunds. Tickets are transferable. At-the-door price will be $99. Click here to register.
> Jan. 10-11-- CDC Pink Book Course: Faculty from CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases will visit Honolulu to present a live, two-day comprehensive review of immunization principles, as well as vaccine-preventable diseases and the recommended vaccines to prevent them. The training will feature the most up-to-date immunization information from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. Mark your calendar for Jan. 10-11 from 8am-5pm. The course is designed for anyone seeking the most comprehensive and current knowledge of immunization, including physicians, nurses, medical assistants, pharmacists, immunization providers, program managers, and nursing and medical students. Participants will need to have a basic understanding of biology and immunization. Continuing education credits will be available. Click here for more information and to register.
> Jan. 12-- Making Health Care Whole: On Jan. 12, Pacific Health Ministry and Hospice Hawaii will host Making Health Care Whole. Conference participants will gain a deeper understanding on the relevance of spirituality to the overall well-being of patients and their loved ones. Connections will be bridged between the work of medical professionals and religious/spiritual care providers. The day will be divided into two sections, which can be attended separately. Click here to learn more.
> Jan. 19-- Color Accounting: One-day Financial Workshop. Do you feel intimidated by financial information? Always wonder if there's an easier way to understand your balance sheet? Color Accounting is a teaching system that uses diagrams and logical colors to show graphically how accounting and business work, so you and your employees will make better decisions. Workshop runs from 8am-4pm. Advanced registration ($199) required. Lunch, license, kit and two hours of consultation included. Click here for more information and to register.
> Jan. 19-- [HILO] Free Brown Bag Lunch Talk "Brilliant Bystander Facilitation: How to Help in Group Situations" with Kimberly Dark,12:00pm to 1:00pm, free (walk-ins welcome). Office of the Prosecuting Attorney, 655 Kilauea Avenue, Hilo, HI 96720. "Have a positive influence on the way things are done in a meeting or group even if you are not the 'official' facilitator," says Kimberly. "By learning the skills of the 'brilliant bystander,' you can re-route conflict into useful discussion, restore fairness in power struggles, and encourage others to participate." In this talk, explore the reasons people stay silent even though they know someone needs to speak up... and how to help. Click here for event flyer.
> Jan. 19-20-- East Meets West is the startup event of the year in Hawaii – bringing together investors and entrepreneurs from Asia, Hawaii and North America. EMW'17 will feature amazing international speakers, deep-dive learning opportunities, and ample networking in a tropical Startup Paradise. Click HERE for more details.
> Jan. 30-- Deadline to apply to First Foundation's 2017 Supporting Our Communities initiative. Click here to learn more.