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Upcoming events

    • 22 Jan 2019
    • 4:30 PM
    • 12 Mar 2019
    • 9:00 PM
    • 465 Coral Street, Honolulu (upstairs)
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    INSTRUCTOR:
    Chiara Logli is originally from Bologna (Italy) and holds a Ph.D. in international/cross-cultural education from the University of Hawaii. Currently, she is the Assistant Director for the East-West Center’s Asia Pacific Higher Education Research Partnership and the Institutional Assessment Specialist for the Honolulu Community College. In the past, she worked for various educational institutions, including the University of California and USAID, and taught Italian language for the Dante Alighieri Society and the Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco. She has studied five languages and worked in three continents. In her free time, she dances hula with Halau Kaulakahi, loves the ocean, and volunteers with Hoa ‘Aina o Makaha.

    DATES:
    Every Tuesday, January 22-March 12, 2019 (8 weeks)

    Beginner Level 1: 4:30-6:00pm
    For students who have no or minimal grasp of the Italian language—we’ll cover up to chapter 3 of the book Prego.

    Intermediate Level 2: 6:00-7:30pm
    For students who have mastered all grammar and vocabulary of Level 1—we’ll cover chapters 4-9 of the book Prego.

    Conversation Level 4: 7:30-9pm
    For students who have mastered all grammar and vocabulary, and can speak nearly fluently.

    PAYMENT:

    • $160 for members (please join our membership first at http://www.friendsofitalyhawaii.org/join-us )
    • By January 21, 2019 register online.
    • 15 students maximum per class.
    • No refunds, except if FOISOH cannot deliver this class, for instance in the case of insufficient enrollment.

    BOOK: 
    "Prego!" 6th Edition, available online for $5 and up (used). Other editions are fine to use as well, but you may have a hard time finding correspondent pages. 

    LEARNING APPROACH:
    Students review assigned grammar and exercises at home ahead of time, so class time is used to clarify questions, do a couple of exercises, and especially read and speak together.

    LOCATION:
    465 Coral Street, Honolulu (upstairs). Some free perpendicular parking spots by entrance plus meter street parking.

    INFORMATION:
    For questions, please contact info@friendsofitalyhawaii.org.


    • 26 Jan 2019
    • 2 sessions
    • Private Residence in Kaimuki
    • 29
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    Join the Friends of Italy Society of Hawaii for a private pizza making (and eating) class with Ivo Rossi. Learn how to make traditional Italian pizza including dough and home-made tomato sauce for Pizza Bianca, Margherita, Vegetariana, Prosciutto e Rucola!

    Water and gelato will be provided. Please feel free to bring your own beverages.

    Two sessions with 20 spaces in each.
    • Session 1: 5:30PM to 7:30PM
    • Session 2: 7:30PM to 9:30PM

    Registered attendees will receive an event reminder email with the address and parking instructions.

    • 31 Jan 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Da Shop
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    • 20 Apr 2019
    • 9:30 AM
    • 11 May 2019
    • 11:30 AM
    • 465 Coral Street, Honolulu (upstairs)
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    YOUR INSTRUCTOR: 
    Originally from Napoli (Italy), Iole Marinelli is a Substitute Teacher in K-12 grades with the Hawaii Department of Education (Windward District). She teaches Italian language at Waimanalo Elementary and Intermediate School. She also taught Italian at Saint Anthony School of Kailua. She holds a MA in Foreign Languages and Literatures and a Teaching Certification in English for secondary education from Italy. She speaks five languages and is the Italian Representative on the Executive Board of the Hawaii Association of Language Teachers. In a former career, Iole was a Contract Specialist with the US Naval Base Headquarter in Napoli for 14 years, where she was responsible for the contract negotiations in Europe and South West Asia. She likes to cook, to travel, and to watch movies with her son Gabriele and husband Erik.

    DATES:
    Every Saturday, April 20-May 11 (4 weeks)

    3-6 years old level A: 9:30-10:30am
    Singing songs, playing, and creating projects will make learning Italian fun!

    7-10 years old level B: 10:30-11:30am
    Interactive activities and games will provide students with the basics to communicate in Italian.

    PAYMENT:

    • $80 members/$100 non-members
    • Register online by April 13, 2019
    • 10 students maximum per class.
    • No refunds, except if FOISOH cannot deliver this class, for instance in the case of insufficient enrollment.

    LOCATION:
    465 Coral Street, Honolulu (upstairs). Some free perpendicular parking spots by the entrance plus meter street parking.

    INFORMATION:
    For questions, please contact info@friendsofitalyhawaii.org.

Friends of Italy Society of Hawaii is a 501(c)7 non-profit organization | P.O. Box 1376, Honolulu, HI 96807

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