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SATURDAY, April 13 RECREATIONAL THRILL CRAFT SAFETY Where: Hawaii CC When: 8:30 a.m. April 13 Details: As a personal watercraft operator you must complete a certification class offered by an accredited institution of higher education on the safe use...

Performance

SATURDAY, April 13 LAUPAHOEHOE UKULELE BAND Where: Prince Kuhio Plaza When: 2:30 p.m. April 13 Details: Laupahoehoe Middle & High School ukulele students perform at Center Court. Contact: 959-3555, beverly. crudele@ggp.com ‘‘ON THE ROAD’ Where:...

Health

TUESDAY, April 16 MALL WALKERS PROGRAM Where: Prince Kuhio Plaza When: 9:30 a.m. April 16 Details: Join Prince Kuhio Plaza’s Mall Walkers Program on Tuesdays and Thursdays April 16-June 20, 9:30-11:30 a.m. and 5-7 p.m. Contact: 959-3555, beverly...

Just for Keiki

FRIDAY, April 19 ART OF RECYCLING ENTRIES ARE DUE AT PRINCE KUHIO PLAZA Where: Prince Kuhio Plaza When: 3 p.m. April 19 Details: Grades K-12 invited to submit art made from recycled or reusable materials. Kona entries were due April 12. Hilo entries...

Outdoors

SATURDAY, April 13 WAIMEA OUTDOOR CIRCLE SPRING PLANT SALE Where: Ulu La‘au, the Waimea Nature Park, behind Canada France Hawaii Telescope headquarters When: 9 a.m. April 13 Details: Waimea Outdoor Circle annual sale features wide variety of plants...

Pau Hana

COMING KONA ORCHID SOCIETY ANNUAL SHOW AND SALE Where: Old Kona Airport Makae‘o Events Pavilion When: 9 a.m. May 10 Details: Includes many orchid vendors, arts and crafts vendors, free classes on orchid culture. Visit: www.konaorchidsociety.org...

Classes

SATURDAY, April 6 NAMI FAMILY-TO-FAMILY EDUCATION PROGRAM Where: St. Joseph’s Church meeting room, 43 Kapiolani St., Hilo When: 9 a.m. April 6 Details: Free education program (six weekly classes) for family members, partners and friends of...

Performance

SATURDAY, April 6 DISNEY’S ‘LITTLE MERMAID’ Where: Hilo High Auditorium When: 7:30 p.m. April 6, 12-13 Details: Also at 2 p.m. April 7, 14. In an undersea kingdom, Ariel longs to leave her ocean home for the human world above. Performing Arts...

Health

SATURDAY, April 6 HULA IMAGES AND IMPLEMENTS Where: VAC Niaulani Campus When: 9 a.m. April 6 Details: Hula Images and Implements, an April 1-27 exhibit featuring the photographs of Boone Morrison, ipu by Kalim Smith and featherwork of Natalie Jensen...

Clubs

SATURDAY, April 6 BICC FREE CHESS FUN DAY Where: Da Fun Place, Pahoa When: 9 a.m. April 6 Details: Big Island Chess Club has moved Saturday events to new location. Call for details. Contact: Jim Lee, 895-6393, bigislandchessclub@gmail.com HAWAIIAN...

Just for Keiki

SATURDAY, April 6 TAMARA MONTGOMERY READS Where: Basically Books, Hilo When: 2 p.m. April 6 Details: Tamara Montgomery will read from her award-winning children’s books. Contact: Christine Reed, 961-0144, bbinfo@hawaiiantel.net WEDNESDAY, April 10...

Outdoors

SATURDAY, April 6 KOHALA FARM TO FORK TOUR Where: ‘Iole Hawaii, ‘Iole Road, Kapaau When: 1 p.m. April 6 Details: Tour and taste at three farms within Historic Bond District. $10; register at www.foodhubkohala.org. Contact: Karla, 224-1404, karla@...

Pau Hana

SATURDAY, April 6 CHARITO RIVERA PRESENTS VOZ A VOZ Where: Hilo Elks Lodge When: 6-10 p.m. April 6 Details: Charito Rivera presents Voz A Voz Latin group playing salsa, Latin music, bachata from Dominican Republic. 6-7 p.m. free salsa lessons; 7-10...

Classes

MONDAY, March 11 SCHOOL FOR ADULTS Where: Waiakea High School, Portable 27, 155 W. Kawili St. When: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. March 11-15 registration Details: Waipahu Community School for Adults Hilo campus accepting registration for April 2-May 9...

Performance

TODAY, March 9 HULA ARTS AT KILAUEA Where: Hula Platform near VAC Gallery, HVNP When: 10:30 a.m. March 9 Details: Na Mea Hawaii Hula Kahiko performance featuring Halau Hula Manaolana ‘O Kohala, visiting halau, Hula Halau Pi’o O Ke Anuenue of Ashland...

Arts & Exhibits

TODAY, March 9 WOODTURNERS EXHIBIT Where: Wailoa Arts and Cultural Center, 200 Piopio St., Hilo When: 8:30 a.m. March 9 Details: Big Island Woodturners exhibit is free to the public and open Monday – Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. through...

Health

TODAY, March 9 FREE HEALTH SCREENINGS — THE ALOHA PROJECT Where: Mina Pharmacy and Shiigi Drug, 1251 Kilauea Ave. Suites 190C and 333, Hilo When: 9:30 a.m. March 9 Details: Free health screenings and consultations. UH-Hilo pharmacy students want to...

Clubs

TODAY, March 9 NARFE MONTHLY MEETING Where: Kamana Senior Center When: 1 p.m. March 9 Details: National Active and Retired Federal Employees Chapter 1563 meets, following brown bag lunch at noon. Focus will be on sequestration. All federal employees...

Just for Keiki

FRIDAY, March 15 PICCADILLY AND COLOR GREEN Where: Keaau Public and School Library, 16-571 Keaau-Pahoa Road, Keaau When: 10 a.m. March 15 Details: Piccadilly shares St. Patrick’s Day lore with more than just the color green. Maybe she can find a...

Outdoors

SUNDAY, March 10 PEOPLE, LAND OF KAHUKU Where: HVNP Kahuku Unit When: 9:30 a.m. March 10, 24 Details: Ranger-led two-mile, three-hour moderate hike; see pastures, quarry, airstrip, 1868 lava fields. Learn about earliest Hawaiians to today. Walk in...

Pau Hana

TODAY, March 9 COUNTRY MUSIC AND DANCE AT EAGLES LODGE Where: Eagles Lodge, Keaau When: 7 p.m. March 9 Details: On second Saturday of month, Michael Strand Band plays country music. Come listen, come dance. Strand on vocals/guitars, Scott Sayer/bass...

Classes

TODAY, March 2 MAKE BOOKS! Where: Volcano Art Center, Niaulani Campus, 19-4074 Old Volcano Road When: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. March 2 Details: “Make Books!” with Lisa Louise Adams in this half-day workshop and learn to make a hard-cover accordion book and...