Hawaii County has scheduled a “Family Fun Fest” on Aug. 23.
The event will include live music acts at Mooheau bandstand and a fireworks show in Hilo Bay.
Hawaii Explosives and Pyrotechnics is providing the fireworks show free of charge to make up for its Independence Day show in Hilo Bay that was hit by computer glitches.
The music will begin at 3 p.m. Acts performing include Braddah Waltah &Friends, Randy Lorenzo &Friends, the Michael Strand Band and Girls Night Out.
Fireworks begin at 8 p.m.
Bayfront Highway will be closed from 6-10 p.m. to allow for better viewing of the fireworks.
Gates at Mooheau bus terminal, Mooheau Park ball field and the soccer field will be open to allow better access.