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by David Yogi. staff writer


Student leaders and faculty advisors representing most of HPU’s various clubs and organizations met recently for the first power breakfast of the semester to plan and discuss events for the upcoming semester.

Club leaders and faculty advisors were informed of upcoming blood drives, the New Venture Challenge 2008, and HPU Health Expo, and the ninth annual HPU Intramural and Extramural Pacific Bowl Feb. 22 at Kapiolani Park. Clubs were invited to participate in the Life Foundation’s “O‘ahu Dines” event Feb. 27 and the Relay for Life initiative to be hosted by HPU on Feb. 28.

The event gave club leaders a forum to share information on their organization’s activities with other club leaders and network with organizations and faculty members.

Accounting Club: Doing office tours at various accounting firms in Honolulu; participating in Hawai‘i Society of Certified Public Accountants student night; and setting up tax table to help international students with taxes.

Alumni Association: Hosting third annual professional mixer on March 5.

ASHPU: Holding TGIF events Fridays for the entire semester; planning “tourist” activities for students; and promoting “Splash Bash” at Hawaiian Waters Adventure Park on April 26.

Black Student Union: Hosting an AIDS Awareness Booth and offering free African drumming sessions Feb. 13 at the Hawai‘i Loa campus and Feb. 22 Downtown.

Council of Countries: Planning Intercultural Day.

Danish Club: Planning a BBQ in February and will sponsor a paintball tournament and host a traditional Danish lunch late in the semester.

Financial Club: Starting a student investment fund and will be giving advice about finance to students throughout the semester.

Filipino Club: Develop plans for a sustainable campus program; implementing a recycling program; and scheduling socials and Filipino dance lessons.

Green Club: Continuing paper recycling program in the FS building and ink cartridge recycling at MP 105; conducting a hike to Manoa Falls on April 6.

Invisible Children: Planning a candlelight vigil, silent march, and sleepover on Feb. 15 for the invisible children and displaced of northern Uganda.

MBA Club: Holding workshops and having a BBQ.

Norwegian Club: Hosting a BBQ on February 16; celebrating Norwegian National Day May 17; and coordinating a party with the Swedish Club.

Press Club: Planning to hold first meeting on Feb. 15; planning a community service event at Shriners Hospital and a movie night in March.

PRSSA: Hosting Hawai‘i 2050 Sustainability guest speaker Feb. 27 at 4 p.m. in FH 306; will attend a national competition in San Diego on March 12-16.

Project Management Club: Organizing stock market simulation game to be held at the Sea Warrior Center.

Psi Chi: Hosting second annual conference and dinner; offering free tutorial lessons for psychology students.

SIFE: Participating in a competition with 40 countries.

Student Nursing Association: Participating in the Toys for Tots program and will fundraising to send nursing students to a conference in Texas.

COM Super Club: Attending third annual Alumni Professional Mixer and planning a BBQ.

Toastmasters: Hosting a motivation speaker Feb. 13 and speech contest on March 17, participating in the AIDS Walk and Relay for Life.

USSR Club: Holding various competitions and activities throughout the year including a chess tournament.

Vegetarian Club: Planning potlucks, dine-outs, and canned-food drives.



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