News Briefs for Thursday, September 14, 2006

• Getting ready for the race

• Hawaii Music Awards open for submissions

• Women’s movie run begins at KCC

• Columnists wanted

Getting ready for the race

The third in the series of “Get Ready for the Race” workshops is Saturday at 9 a.m. at The Bone & Joint Center of Kauai Medical Clinic, in preparation for the Nov. 4 Annual Old Koloa Sugar Mill Walk/Run.

Orthopedic surgeon Dr. David Rovinsky will speak in Wilcox Memorial Hospital Conference Rooms B and C.

Hawaii Music Awards open for submissions

The 10th Annual Hawaii Music Awards is now accepting CDs recorded during 2006. Register online for free at

There are more than 30 categories of musical styles. The deadline to submit is Nov. 30. For more information call (808) 951-6699.

Women’s movie run begins at KCC

The YWCA of Kauai Sexual Assault Treatment Program is partnering with the Committee on the Status of Women to bring three films to the island. “My Left Breast,” “Complaints of a Dutiful Daughter” and “The Pill” will be shown at KCC Technology Building, Room 114 starting today at 6 p.m. and continue each Thursday until the end of the month. Admission is free. For more information, contact Leanne at 245-5959 x229.

Columnists wanted

Do issues in your part of the island need coverage? Can you produce clear, concise, meaningful copy on deadline? Columnists or writers from the Westside and North Shore interested in contributing regional coverage to The Garden Island should send resumes and writing samples to Adam Harju, editor, at


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