Arts & Exhibits


 TODAY, Nov. 10 

‘DAUGHTERS OF FIRE’ 

Where: Basically Books, Hilo 

When: 1 p.m. Nov. 10 

Details: Tom Peek reads from his new novel, “Daughters of Fire,” the story of a visiting astronomer who falls in love with a Hawaiian anthropologist. 

Contact: Christine Reed, 961- 0144, bbinfo@hawaiiantel.net 

HULA ARTS AT KILAUEA 

Where: Near Volcano Art Center Gallery, HVNP 

When: 10:30 a.m. Nov. 10 

Details: Hula kahiko Informance with kumu Leilehua Yuen and Manu Josiah. A 50-minute narrated demonstration of the preparation, protocol and offering of traditional hula and chant at hula platform, rain or shine. Hands-on cultural demonstration 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at gallery. Park entrance fee. 

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

FALL ART/MUSIC FESTIVAL 

Where: Kona Int. Market 

When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 10 

Details: Kona International Market and Blue Sea Artisans invite local musicians, artists, food and craft vendors to join in the third annual festival. 

Contact: Sheri Spencer, 329- 6262, sheri@luhia.com 

MONDAY, Nov. 12 

KING DAVID KALAKAUA 

Where: Lyman Museum, Hilo 

When: 7 p.m. Nov. 12 

Details: Hawaii’s seventh king faced social, economic and political challenges from his own people as well as foreigners who held economic power in the islands. Boyd Bond tells how the “Merrie Monarch” faced these challenges. $3. 

Contact: 935-5021, info@ lymanmuseum.org 

FRIDAY, Nov. 16 

CHRISTMAS IN THE COUNTRY MEMBERS PARTY 

Where: Volcano Art Center Gallery 

When: 5:30-8 p.m. Nov. 16 

Details: Members-only reception celebrating Christmas in the Country; preview 13th Annual Invitational Wreath Exhibit. Enjoy after-hours shopping, mulled cider, pupus, more. New members welcomed. Park entrance fees apply. 

Contact: Emily Catey, 967- 8222, 967-7565, gallery@volcanoartcenter.org 

COMING 

‘BRAZIL’ BY BELSKY ON PEACE CORPS MEMORIES 

Where: Basically Books, Hilo 

When: 1 p.m. Nov. 17 

Details: Meet Hilo artist and writer Tomas Belsky, who shares his escapades as a Peace Corps volunteer during the 1960s in his colorful memoir, “Brazil.” 

Contact: Christine Reed, 961- 0144, bbinfo@hawaiiantel.net 

GATHERING PLACES OF E.H. ARCHITECTURAL TOUR 

Where: Lyman Museum, 276 Haili St., Hilo 

When: 9 a.m. Nov. 17 

Details: Enjoy the stories and locales of Hilo’s gathering places on this day-long van tour. Stops include the royal summer home, Niolopa; the Japanese tea house in Liliuokalani Gardens, the architectural marvel that is Koehnen’s, and much more. Cost is $65/$50. Call for reservations by Nov. 14. 

Contact: Lyman Museum, 935-5021, info@lymanmuseum.org 

‘ANCESTRY OF EXPERIENCE’ 

Where: Basically Books, Hilo 

When: 3 p.m. Nov. 17 

Details: Meet Leilani Holmes, author of “Ancestry of Experience: A Journey Into Hawaiian Ways of Knowing.” 

Contact: Christine Reed, 961- 0144, bbinfo@hawaiiantel.net 

 

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