If you are thinking of starting your first venture or business project, or are experienced entrepreneurs thinking about launching a new product or service, then you are encouraged to attend “Starting A Venture in Hawai‘i” on Tuesday, May 26, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. This class is offered by the Hawai’i Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in conjunction with the Office of Continuing Education and Training at Maui Community College (MCC). Participants will get an overview of how to evaluate business ideas in general, available resources, needs and issues particular to Maui. Maui SBDC Director, David Fisher, has an MBA and has been teaching this continuously evolving class and helping businesses on Maui for over 16 years. Class will be held in Room 225 at MCC, located at 310 Ka‘ahumanu Ave. in Kahului. Class fee is $23 and includes a sample business plan, class booklet and more. To register, contact Pat Diaz at the Hawai‘i SBDC Network at 875-2402, or visit hsbdcn.ecenterdirect.com/.