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TODAY, August 4 

GONE COUNTRY BAND 

Where: Hilo Farmers Market 

When: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 4 

Details: Hot mix of western swing, country rock, classic country and blues. Free. 

Contact: Michael Golden, 982-9360, mwgolden@hawaiiantel.net 

BIKE MS: GO BIG OR GO HOME 

Where: The Hilton Waikoloa 

When: 6 a.m. Aug. 4-5 

Details: Bike MS: cyclists help raise money for community, educational, and health programs in Hawaii and much-needed research to find the cure. First day: 65 miles; second day: 50 miles. Lots of prizes; meals for participants, who must raise a minimum of $300 to ride. Visit www.nationalmssociety.org/chapters/HIH/ index.aspx 

Contact: Candice Schwalbach, 532-0808, Candice.Schwalbach@nmss.org 

SUNDAY, August 5 

TAISHOJI TOORO NAGASHI 

Where: Wailoa Boat Ramp, Hilo 

When: 5:30 p.m. Aug. 5 

Details: Taishoji Soto Mission annual Tooro Nagashi (floating lanterns ceremony). Donor members will assemble lanterns at 5 p.m. Taishoji Taiko will perform at 5:30 p.m. As darkness nears, the biodegradable lighted lanterns will be taken to the river mouth and released into the ocean to symbolize spirits of ancestors returning to the spirit world. Spectators invited; no other lanterns allowed. 

Contact: Rev. John Myoshin Lang, 935-8407 

VOLCANO HUNA TALK 

Where: Cooper Center 

When: 1 p.m. Aug. 5 

Details: “How To Predict The Future” will be discussed by Serge Kahili King, author of 15 books on Huna philosophy. King will begin with a Hawaiian legend, then describe how to use ancient wisdom to solve modern problems. Monthly meeting; free to all. 

Contact: Serge Kahili King, 985-8880, serge@huna.org 

COMING 

NO HPP SWAP MEET 

Where: Hawaii Paradise Park 

When: 7 a.m. Aug. 11 

Details: HPP’s Monthly Swap Meet will not be held this month because HPP Community Center is a polling place for today’s Primary Election. The next swap meet will be Sept. 8, starting at 7 a.m. 

Contact: Heather McNeill, 982-6666 

CAR WASH & BAKE SALE 

Where: Pahoa Sacred Heart 

When: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 11 

Details: Get your car washed and shop for baked goods, malasadas, spam musubi and other goodies, along with electronics, housewares, clothes, Christmas decorations, etc. Benefit to raise funds for youngsters and chaperones to attend retreat Sept. 1-2 in Honolulu. 

Contact: Sally Ganiron, 965- 8959, 938-5735, sgani4@hotmail.com 

KAWAIHAE CULTURAL FESTIVAL 

Where: Pu‘ukohola Heiau National Historic Site 

When: Aug. 11-12 

Details: The public is invited to the 40th Annual Ho‘oku‘ikahi Establishment Day Hawaiian Cultural Festival. Here is the schedule for the free event: Saturday, 6:30-10 a.m., the opening ho‘okupu, or gift-giving, ceremony and warrior exhibitions and pageantry; Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., cultural demonstrations, traditional crafts, hawaiian food tasting, canoe rides, games, music and more. 

Contact: Visitor center, 882- 7218 

FREE STUDENT MASSAGE 

Where: Big Island Academy of Massage, Hilo 

When: 1-4 p.m. Aug. 11 

Details: Free student chair massage by graduating students. Bring whole family. 

Contact: Yahavah, 969-7676, info@hilomassage.com, hilomassage.com 

HIGASHI HONGWANJI BON DANCE 

Where: Hilo Higashi Hongwanji Mission, 216 Mohouli St. 

When: 7 p.m. Aug. 11 

Details: Service for the departed starts at 7 p.m. Bon dance runs from 8-11 p.m. Event is free to the public. Food and drinks available at the concession. 

Contact: Roy Hamakawa, 935- 8968, hilohigashi@gmail.com 

‘THE FUTURE OF BUDDHISM IN AMERICA’ 

Where: Honokaa Hongwanji 

When: 7 p.m. Aug. 13 

Details: “Attraction, Detraction —the Future of Buddhism in America” talk by author and Buddhist scholar Ken Tanaka. “I have no hobbies, since my life itself is a hobby,” says Tanaka, whose everyday approach to Shin Buddhism has a broad appeal. His presentation is open to all, regardless of religious or spiritual beliefs. Meet Tanaka, share refreshments and talk story afterward. For information, please call 775-7232. 

Contact: Miles Okumura, 640- 4602, misterokumura@yahoo.com 

‘THE FUTURE OF BUDDHISM IN AMERICA’ 

Where: Hilo Betsuin When: 7 p.m. Aug. 14 

Details: See previous listing. 

LIFE CARE BON DANCE 

Where: Life Care Center, Hilo 

When: 6 p.m. Aug. 17 

Details: Bon Dance sponsored by Higashi Hongwanji, Project Dana and Hilo Bon Dance Club. All invited to watch or participate. 

Contact: Chris Ridley, 959- 9151, ridley@hawaii.rr.com 

BEE APPRECIATION BRUNCH 

Where: Hawaiian Acres Community Center, Kurtistown 

When: 11 a.m. Aug. 18 

Details: All invited to talk bees — bee culture, apitherapy: honey elixirs, pollen, propolis and venom; bee products: candles, hive suits, tools, queens. Watch: “Tales from the Hive,” a “Nova” presentation. Talk about natural bee hives, how to help the honey bee (nalomeli) increase in numbers. Bring potluck food to share. 

Contact: Leo, 217-2925, leobarnett@yahoo.com 

ENVIRONMENT HAWAII DINNER 

Where: ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center 

When: 6 p.m. Aug. 24 

Details: Dinner, music by the Jazz Brothers (John Parker and Tom Sawicki) and vocalist Valerie Simpson, a lecture by University of Hawaii at Hilo Professor Jonathan Price and a silent auction. $60 per head includes $20 tax-deductible donation to Environment Hawaii. 

Contact: Pat Tummons, 934- 0115, ptummons@gmail.com 

KAU KAU KAILUA 

Where: Kailua Village 

When: 5:30 p.m. Sept. 16 

Details: Kau kau means food, and this week-long event features special deals. Visit www. HistoricKailuaVillage.com 

Contact: Dorlene, 936-9202, dorlenechao@yahoo.com 

BREADFRUIT FESTIVAL GOES BANANAS 

Where: Amy B.H. Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden, Captain Cook 

When: 9 a.m. Sept. 29 

Details: Recognizing ulu’s traditional role in mixed agroforestry, the festival will also highlight ulu’s Pacific-wide companion, mai‘a (banana.) Features cultural and horticultural presenters and practitioners, storytelling, breadfruit cooking contest, ulu and banana cooking demonstrations, youth crafts, ulu buffet and snacks, ulu and banana tree sales, fine art contest, youth art contest and music. Free; www.breadfruit.info. 

Contact: Craig Elevtich, 324- 4427, hooulu@hawaiihomegrown.net 

BICC ANTIQUE & COIN SHOW 

Where: Aunty Sally’s Luau Hale, Hilo 

When: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 28 

Details: The Big Island Coin Club presents its fifth annual Antique & Coin Show. Big Island, Neighbor Island and mainland vendors will be represented. Show is free and open to the collecting public. 

Contact: Steve Nemeth, 935- 1035 

25TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS CRAFT ‘EG’STRAVAGANZA 

Where: Kanaka‘ole Stadium, Hilo 

When: 5 p.m. Nov. 16 

Details: Craft booth applications available at Burgado’s Fine Woods in Hilo, Pikake Beads in Kona, and by emailing egplants@gmail.com. Fees start at $170 for two days. 

Contact: Evelyn Garbo, 959- 7389, egplants@gmail.com 

CHRISTMAS AT HULIHE‘E 

Where: Hulihe‘e Palace 

When: 6 p.m. Dec. 1 

Details: Kick off holidays at 3rd Annual Christmas at Hulihe‘e Palace. $100; sumptuous dinner, live and silent auctions, island entertainment. Benefits palace restoration, W.H. Habitat for Humanity. Tickets on sale in August. Visit www.huliheechristmas. org or call 756-8928. 

Contact: Margo Takata, 331- 8010, pr@habitatwesthawaii.org 

ONGOING 

HILO COFFEE MILL FARMERS MARKET 

Where: Mountain View 

When: 8 a.m. Saturday 

Details: Locally grown food and items made with locally grown products. Live entertainment, petting zoo for the kids. Now accepting EBT. Between 12- and 13-mile markers on Highway 11. 

Contact: Jeanette Baysa, 968- 1333, hcmcoffee@msn.com 

VOLCANO FARMERS MARKET 

Where: Cooper Center, Wright Road, Volcano Village 

When: 6-10 a.m. Sundays 

Details: EBT cards now accepted. Everyone is invited. Lots to see and buy, from bountiful produce to ono grinds. Contact Linda Ugalde, 936-9705. 

Contact: 936-9705, allank3@ gmail.com 

CAT AND DOG 

OVERPOPULATION CLINICS 

Where: Keaau Village Market 

When: 10-11:30 a.m., second Sunday 

Details: Nonprofit Hui Pono Holoholona public meeting on second Sunday of month. Share ideas, concerns, energy with group dedicated to reducing animal overpopulation via spaying/neutering. 

Contact: Frannie Pueo, 968- 8279, webmistress@hphhawaii.org 

SWAP MEET & CHEF’S 

BREAKFAST 

Where: Cooper Center, Volcano 

When: 8 a.m.-noon, second and fourth Saturdays 

Details: New, used items, crafts, jewelry, artwork, honey, produce, plants, furniture. Musicians; thrift store, book store; chef’s breakfast, other grinds; proceeds benefit Cooper Center, Volcano Friends Feeding Friends. 

Contact: Barbara Toles, 967-7800 

HAWAIIAN FARMERS 

MARKET 

Where: Railroad and Makaala, Hilo 

When: 7: a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays 

Details: Shop for island produce, plants, flowers, food; event programs. Food vendors sought for Wednesdays. 

Contact: Howard, 769-3989; Russell, 959-6073; hawaiianfarmersmarket@yahoo.com 

KINOOLE FARMERS 

MARKET 

Where: 1990 Kinoole St., Hilo 

When: 6:30 a.m. Saturdays 

Details: Big Island Farm Bureau sponsors. Meet growers, cooks and bakers in person with fresh produce, nursery plants, baked goods and prepared meals. EBT cards now accepted. 

Contact: Nate, 937-2663, nategaddis@gmail.com 

KANIKAPILA IN VOLCANO 

Where: VAC Niaulani Campus 

When: 6 p.m. Tuesdays 

Details: Jam session open to those of intermediate talent who can sing or play a musical instrument. $3/session. 

Contact: Julie Callahan, 967- 8222, julie@volcanoartcenter.org 

KA‘U FARMERS MARKET 

Where: Ace Hardware, Naalehu 

When: 7 a.m. Sunday, Wednesday and Saturday 

Details: Naalehu Main Street sponsors market with fresh produce, baked goods, local arts and crafts and ambience. Ka‘u coffee freshly brewed and packaged. Vendors welcome. 

Contact: Marge Elwell, 929- 7236, marge@hawaii.rr.com, www.naalehu.org 

KANIKAPILA JAM SESSIONS 

Where: VAC Niaulani Campus 

When: 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays 

Details: Open to all. Bring your instrument and enjoy “garage style” jamming. 

Contact: Julie, 967-8222, julie@volcanoartcenter.org 

PANAEWA FARMERS MARKET 

Where: Panaewa Homestead, Railroad Avenue, Hilo 

When: 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday 

Details: Produce, plants, arts and crafts, food available. Vendors welcome. Free parking. 

Contact: Howard Pe‘a, 959-7802 

NOVICE SWIM TEAM 

Where: YWCA of HI Island 

When: 3-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays/Thursday (beginner/ advanced); 4:30-6 p.m. Tuesdays/Thursdays (elite advanced) 

Details: Stroke technique, endurance, stamina; targeted for competitive swimming. 

Contact: 935-7141, ext. 211, aquatics@ywcahawaiiisland.org 

ZUMBA GOLD 

Where: YWCA of HI Island 

When: 8:30-9:30 a.m. Tuesdays/Thursdays 

Details: Classes taught by Haley Rosehill. 

Contact: 935-7141, ext. 211 aquatics@ywcahawaiiisland.org 

ZUMBA GOLD HI & LO 

Where: YMCA, Hilo 

When: 8-9 a.m. Tuesdays/ Thursdays 

Details: Set own pace with instructor Evelyn Costa. 

Contact: Evelyn, 981-2340, 938-6831, or YMCA, 935-3721, Evelynhawaii@aol.com 

ZUMBA HI & LO 

Where: YMCA, Hilo 

When: 8-9 a.m. Monday, Wednesday & Friday 

Details: Feel the music and lose some calories. 

Contact: Evelyn, 981-2340 or 938-6831; YMCA, 935-3721, Evelynhawaii@aol.com 

 

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