TODAY, Feb. 16
10TH ANNUAL PULAMA MAULI OLA
Where: Nawahi Campus, 16-120 Opukahaia St., Keaau
When: 9 a.m. Feb. 16
Details: Fundraiser promoting Hawaiian language and culture. Food, music, farmers market, plant sale, rummage sale, keiki games, and silent auction. Free and open to the community.
Contact: Haamauliola Aiona, 8089824260,
GAMBARE — JAPAN’S
Where: Pacific Tsunami Museum, Hilo
When: 9:30-11:30 a.m. Feb. 16
Details: Ray Tabata will present experiences and photos of recovery in Iwate and Miyagi. Open to the public. Seating is limited to 35 who will be admitted free. Regular museum admission of $7 or $8 will be charged after that.
Contact: Donna W. Saiki, 935- 0926, firstname.lastname@example.org
Where: Discount Fabric Warehouse, 933 Kanoelehua Ave.
When: 1 p.m. Feb. 16
Details: Join us to label blanket donations and prepare fabric for new quilts.Visit http://plhi.shutterfly.com/.
Contact: Kathleen Stacey, 935-7495, project.linus_hi@ yahoo.com
SUNDAY, Feb. 17
Where: VFW Post 3830, 15-775 Maluhia Rd., Pahoa
When: 9 a.m. Feb. 17
Details: Come join VFW Post 3830 and your neighbors for a community breakfast. Menu includes scrambled eggs, bacon, hashed brown potatoes, biscuits and gravy, coffee, tea, and fruit cocktail. Suggested donation is $5.
Contact: Randall Brady, 747- 0813, randallfbradyjr@gmail. com
MONDAY, Feb. 18
KMC PRESIDENT’S DAY
Where: Kilauea Military Camp
When: 5 p.m. Feb. 18
Details: Celebrate our founding fathers over mesquite grilled mango BBQ chicken, grilled ono with macadamia cream and tropical salsa, roast beef in country gravy, three-cheese scalloped potatoes and more. Adults $21; children 6-11, $10.50. Park fees may apply.
Contact: Piilani Galdones, 967-8356, email@example.com
MEMOIRS OF HENRY OBOOKIAH
Where: Lyman Museum, 276 Haili St.
When: 7 p.m. Feb. 18
Details: Hilo resident Deborah Li‘ikapeka Lee tells the story of her ancestor Henry Obookiah. Cost is $3 for nonmembers; free to Lyman Museum Members. Visit www. lymanmuseum.org.
Contact: Emily Benton, 935- 5021, firstname.lastname@example.org
HILO RUGBY REIGN
Where: 1411 Railroad Ave., Hilo
When: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 18
Details: Hilo Youth Teen Rugby fundraising with laulau plate and garage sale. See Hilo Reign on Facebook.
Contact: Eileen Walko, 959- 0246, email@example.com
TUESDAY, Feb. 19
KALANIANAOLE SCC BOARD MEETING
Where: Kalaniana’ole School, 27-330 Old Mamalahoa Hwy, Papaikou
When: 4 p.m. Feb. 19
Details: Board Meeting discussing school academic and financial plan and upcoming community meeting.
Contact: Robin Miller, 964- 9700,
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 20
MERIT APPEALS BOARD MEETING
Where: Department of Human Resources Conference Room, 101 Pauahi Street, Suite 2
When: 9:30 a.m. Feb. 20
Details: Agenda includes reviewing and approving proposed amendments to administrative rules of the Department of Human Resources; Director’s report on department staffing and the draft County policy on filling positions; hearing on proposed amendments to findings of fact and conclusions of law and order in appeal of Terence S. Ignacio.
Contact: Velma Y. Menezes, 961-8361, vmenezes@ co.hawaii.hi.us
THURSDAY, Feb. 21
BUSINESS ACTION CENTER IN HILO
Where: Hawaii SBDC Office, 100 Pauahi St., Suite 109
When: 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 21
Details: Business Action Center staff assist entrepreneurs obtain their general excise license, business registration forms and information on licensing requirements for state, county and federal.
Contact: Jayna Uyehara, 974- 4000, ext. 62545, bac@dcca. hawaii.gov
FRIDAY, Feb. 22
UH-HILO AWARDS BANQUET
Where: UH-Hilo Dining Hall
When: 5 p.m. Feb. 22
Details: 13th Annual Distinguished Alumni and Service Awards Banquet sponsored by the UHH Alumni and Friends Association, with live and silent auction, buffet, networking with university and community leaders and supporters. Honorees are Eric Matsumoto, Larry Kimura, Valerie Takata and Gerald De Mello. Ticket $75, or $600 for a table of eight. RSVP by Feb. 8. Proceeds fund scholarships.
Contact: UHH Department of Marketing & Alumni Relations, 974-7501, 974-7643
SJS GARAGE SALE
Where: Next to SJS cafeteria, Hualalai St, Hilo,Hawaii
When: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily
Details: We are ready to start receiving items for our sale that will be on March 2. Any items that are clean and not broken. We have no space for large items. Drop off at the preschool door daily. Proceeds will benefit materials for our children.
Contact: Lyneise, 961-0424
PAHOA VILLAGE FARMERS’ MARKET
Where: Behind Luquin’s in Pahoa
When: 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays
Details: Booths featuring clothing, plants, jewelry, Hawaii gifts, honey, dog furniture, massage, orchids galore and ono grinds. Booths only $10.
Contact: Anthony, 938-6919,
FREE DOG TRAINING AND SOCIALIZATION
Where: Liliuokalani Park, Hilo
When: 2-4 p.m. Sundays
Details: Free dog training and social events held weekly. Learn to communicate with and motivate your dog and give it the chance to meet new people and dogs. Educational and fun.
Contact: Carl Oguss, 333- 8346, firstname.lastname@example.org
Where: Historic Kailua Village
When: 1-6 p.m. Sunday
Details: One Sunday each month, Historic Kailua Village’s oceanfront Alii Drive becomes a festive pedestrian-only marketplace filled with music, artists, shopping and restaurants encouraging people to shop, dine and buy local. Free Hawaiian entertainment at 4 p.m. at Hulihe‘e Palace. On Feb. 17, March 17, April. 21, May 19, June 9, July 21, Aug. 18, Sept. 15, Oct. 20, Nov. 17 and Dec. 15.
Contact: Dorlene, 936-9202, email@example.com
FREE SKATE FRIDAYS
Where: Wainaku Gym
When: 6-8 p.m. Fridays
Details: Big Island Babes invites rollerskaters; protective equipment required.
Contact: Kate Wood, 993- 9428, firstname.lastname@example.org
PAHOA ROTARY CLUB
Where: Akebono Theater
When: 6 p.m. Tuesdays
Details: Help serve with Rotary Club of Pahoa Sunset.
Contact: Alan Lakritz, 987- 5520, einstein.alan@gmail. com
ORCHID ISLE UMPIRES
Where: Kamana Senior Center
When: 7 p.m. second Tuesday
Details: For all interested in umpiring baseball or softball.
Contact: Norman Kaaihue, 989-8788, umpire54@yahoo. com
Where: 1990 Kinoole St., Hilo
When: 6:30 a.m. Saturdays
Details: Hawaii Farm Bureau Federation event; fruit, vegetables, flowers, baked goods, andagi, soups; free tai-chi lessons at 9 a.m.
Contact: Nate, 937-2663
Where: Cooper Center, Volcano
When: 6-10 a.m. Sundays
Details: EBT cards accepted. Lots to see and buy, from produce to ono grinds. Contact Linda Ugalde, 936-9705.
NEW MOON ONENESS
Where: 996 Iolani St., Hilo
When: 6:30 p.m. monthly
Details: People of various beliefs gather in meditation on Monday closest to the new moon. Vegetarian potluck.
Contact: Cynthia, 640-2345, email@example.com
CAT AND DOG
Where: Keaau Village Market
When: 10-11:30 a.m., second Sunday of each month
Details: Nonprofit Hui Pono Holoholona public meeting to share ideas, concerns, energy with group dedicated to reducing animal overpopulation via spaying/neutering.
Contact: Frannie Pueo, 968- 8279, firstname.lastname@example.org
FARM, ART MARKET IN SEAVIEW
Where: Seaview Performing Arts
When: 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Details: Every Saturday, with farmers, artists and service vendors. Swap meet every second Saturday. EBT welcomed.
Contact: Jenna Way, 965-8756, email@example.com
HAWAIIAN FARMERS MARKET IN HILO
Where: Railroad and Makaala, Hilo
When: 7: a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays
Details: Produce, plants, flowers, food; event programs.
Contact: Howard, 769-3989; Russell, 959-6073; firstname.lastname@example.org
KA‘U FARMERS MARKET
Where: Ace Hardware, Naalehu
When: 7 a.m. Sunday, Wednesday and Saturday
Details: Naalehu Main Street sponsors. Fresh produce, baked goods, arts and crafts, Ka‘u coffee. Vendors welcome.
HILO COFFEE MILL FARMERS MARKET
Where: Mountain View
When: 8 a.m. Saturday
Details: Food, products, entertainment, petting zoo for keiki. EBT accepted.
Contact: Jeanette, 968-1333, email@example.com
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. Tuesday/Thursday (beginner/ advanced); 4:30-6 p.m. Tuesday/Thursday (elite advanced)
Details: Stroke technique, endurance, stamina; targeted for competitive swimming.
Contact: 935-7141, ext. 211, aquatics@ywcahawaiiisland. org
HILO POETRY SLAM FOR ALL AGES
Where: Bayfront Kava Bar
When: 7 p.m. Thursday Details: Kava Bar Poetry Slam, free for all ages every first Thursday of the month. Sign up at 6:30 p.m.
Contact: Michele, 238-1413 firstname.lastname@example.org
AH HEONG REUNION
When: Sept. 20-22, 2013
Details: Looking for relatives of Peter and Minnie Ah Heong. Call, email for details.
Contact: Bernie Hocson, 960- 0723, email@example.com
KONA GARDEN TOUR
Where: Captain Cook
When: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays
Details: Amy Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden showcases plants of Hawaii. $4. entry. Free tour at 10 a.m. the second Saturday. $5 tours at 1 p.m. Wednesdays, Fridays.
GROUP SWIM LESSONS
Where: YWCA of HI Island
Details: Classes 3-5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday, $85/month; 9 a.m.-noon Saturdays, $30/month; 25-30 minutes in solar-heated pool.
Contact: Hoku, 935-7141, aquatics@ywcahawaiiisland. org
WAIAKEA LIONS CLUB 59TH ANNUAL CHUCKWAGON BREAKFAST
Where: Waiakea High School Cafeteria, 155 Kawili St., Hilo
When: 6:30 a.m. Feb. 23
Details: Eat in or take out. Join the fun. The Lions with the help of the WHS Leos and Boy and Cub Scouts from Troop 19, host the fundraising event. $5. Call for tickets.
Contact: Lion Ken Rosene, 969-9128, kenwallppr@aol. com
VOLCANO SWAP MEET, CHEF’S BREAKFAST
Where: Cooper Center, Wright Road, Volcano Village
When: 8 a.m.-noon Feb. 23
Details: All kine stuffs, new and used. Local honey and produce, crafts, locally made jewelry, art, furniture. Book store, thrift shop open. Pancakes, ono grinds, soups. Benefits Volcano Friends Feeding Friends.