Classes


TODAY, May 26

Chinese Health 

Preservation System

Where: Liliuokalani Park, near teahouse

When: 9:30 a.m. Saturdays

Details: Yang Sheng: movements from Yi Chuan (the central core of Chi Gong, Taoism & Buddhism). Teacher certified in China. $10.

Contact: Andrew Plack, 935-7207, andrew@arplack.com

 

SUNDAY, May 27

Personal Path to Peace

Where: Honokaa Hongwanji

When: 2 p.m. Sundays

Details: Weekly, members of Thich Nhat Hanh’s Order of Interbeing instruct on how “mindfulness” can be applied in daily life. Learn about mindfulness in ourselves, our families, community, nation and world. Practice includes mindfulness while eating, walking, singing, even washing dishes. Open to all faiths, non-believers included. Let peace begin with you.

Contact: Miles Okumura, 640 4602, info@peacedayparade.org

 

Han Shi Yi Chuan

Where: Ainaloa Longhouse, Ainaloa Subdivision, Pahoa

When: 5 p.m. Sundays 

Details: Internal Kung Fu with teacher certified in China.

Contact: Glenn Pasion, 989-9635, ckthetruth@hotmail.com

 

Teachings from Yoga Vasishtha

Where: Honokaa

When: 2:30 p.m. May 27

Details: Class with Babaji Bob Kindler. Call for directions.

Contact: Annapurna, 990-3354, srvinfo@srv.org

 

Buddhist Healing
Meditation

Where: VAC Niaulani Campus

When: 4 p.m. May 27

Details: Train mind in inner causes of fulfillment; discover lasting source of happiness. Free. Call Patty at 985-7470.

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

 

 

MONDAY, May 28

Hilo Vikings Robotics Summer Camp

Where: Hilo High School

When: 8 a.m.-noon May 28-June 1

Details: Hilo Vikings Robotics Club camp for ages 8-12. Learn building, programming LEGO robots and completing small robot challenges. $175.

Contact: Matthew Pearring, 640-4570, instanthumor@gmail.com

 

 

TUESDAY, May 29

INTERNET & EMAIL BASICS

Where: SeniorNet at Maluhia Place, 891 Ululani St., Hilo

When: 10 a.m. May 29-30, June 1

Details: World Wide Web; email, e cards, photos. Class taught by seniors for seniors.  $36 plus $40 membership fee.

Contact: Lois Zimmermann, 974-7603, cyberlu@gmail.com

WEDNESDAY,
May 30

SAT Prep Class

Where: Waiakea High School

When: 8 a.m. May 30

Details: Summer SAT Prep Class May 30-June 13. Math intensive; $60.

Contact: Whitney Aragaki, 974-4888, ext. 254, whitney_aragaki@notes.k12.hi.us

 

Record keeping for fruit growers

Where: Komohana Agriculture Extension, 875 Komohana St.

When: 5:30 p.m. May 30

Details: Hawaii Tropical Fruit Growers class: Learn to keep good records to get a loan, for taxes, to comply with certain laws, for crop insurance, disaster assistance, and to help make better decisions. UH economist Stuart Nakamoto will teach. Register.

Contact: Didi, 887-6183, mddiaz@hawaii.edu

 

COMING

“Dancing on the Earth” with Shizuno Nasu

Where: VAC Niaulani Campu

When: 10 a.m. June 2

Details: Shizuno Nasu teaches creative flow and dance in class open to all levels, including non-dancers. Register in advance. $45/$40.

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

 

Teachings from Yoga Vasishtha

Where: Pepeekeo

When: 2:30-5:30 p.m. June 3

Details: Class by Babaji Bob Kindler also on June 10, 17. Call for directions.

Contact: Annapurna, 990-3354, srvinfo@srv.org

 

THE DEEPEST TRUTH

Where: Waiaka Events Salon, 66-1664 Waiaka St., Waimea

When: 3:30 p.m. June 3

Details: Non-denominational; all welcome. Bring cushion. Chairs available. Gavin Harrison teaches; by donation.

Contact: Gavin Harrison, 884-5288, gavin@gavinharrison.net; www.gavinharrison.net

 

 

 

HHS Robotics camp II

Where: Hilo High School

When: 8 a.m.-noon June 4-8

Details: Hilo Vikings Robotics club camp for advanced students. Learn to program with C Language and create computer games. Cost is $175.

Contact: Matthew Pearring, 640-4570, instanthumor@gmail.com

Easy French

Where: E.H. Cultural Center

When: 6:30-8 p.m. June 4-6

Details: Learn French for basic conversation and business. Theodore Seka; $15 per class; all ages; register.

Contact: Claudine, 961-5711

 

Summer Teen court

Where: YWCA, Hilo

When: 1 p.m. June 5

Details: Weekly, for students ages 12-16, with activities and discussions that help them determine their skills, values, dreams, goals. Free. Call, visit www.ywcahawaiiisland.org.

Contact: Lorraine D’Anna, 961-3877 x133, ldanna@ywcahawaiiisland.org

 

TransZendance

Where: UH-Hilo

When: 5 p.m. June 13

Details: Daina Fawn fuses dance with yoga and breathwork. $48. Call to register.

Contact: CCECS, 974-7664, ccecs@hawaii.edu

 

Connection Point

Where: UH-Hilo

When: 6:15 p.m. June 13

Details: Instructor Daina Fawn blends contact improvisation, modern dance, acroyoga. Fee is $60. Call to register.

Contact: CCECS, 974-7664, ccecs@hawaii.edu

 

SAT Prep Class

Where: Waiakea High School

When: 8 a.m. June 14

Details: Summer SAT Prep Class; June 14-June 29 writing intensive. $60 includes free study materials.

Contact: Whitney Aragaki, 974-4888, ext. 254, whitney_aragaki@notes.k12.hi.us

 

Afro-Brazilian Dance

Where: UH-Hilo

When: 6:30 p.m. June 14

Details: Lisa Dixon teaches basics of traditional Afro-Brazilian processional dances: samba, samba, reggae and maracatu.  $65; $25 live percussion fee.  Call to register.

Contact: CCECS, 974-7664, ccecs@hawaii.edu

 

 

Understanding Workstyle Differences

Where: UH-Hilo

When: 9 a.m. June 16

Details: Nancy Lombard teaches; recognize behavior styles to increase effectiveness, enhance communication, create harmonious work environment. $60, $20 materials fee. Call to register.

Contact: CCECS, 974-7664, ccecs@hawaii.edu

 

Gardening in Hawaii

Where: UH-Hilo

When: 9:30 a.m. June 16

Details: Nick Sakovich focuses on challenges of gardening in Hawaii. $35. Call to register.

Contact: CCECS, 974-7664, ccecs@hawaii.edu

 

Organic Beekeeping

Where: Volcano Island Honey Co., Honokaa

When: 1-5 p.m. June 16

Details: Organic Beekeeping Classes with Jenny Bach and Richard Spiegel for commercial and backyard farmers and hobbyists on five Saturdays, June 16, 23, 30  July 7, 14; $250 for instruction and equipment.

Contact: 333-5228, andrearuggiero@mac.com

 

Japanese Taiko
Drumming

Where: UH Hilo

When: 5 p.m. June 18

Details: Work out while learning basics of taiko drumming, drum making with instructor Chad Nakagawa. $60, $10 materials fee. Call to register.

Contact: CCECS, 974-7664, ccecs@hawaii.edu

 

Recreational Paddling I

Where: UH-Hilo

When: 7 a.m. June 19

Details: Joe Kalima teaches water safety, steering, proper paddling form, technique. $95. Call to register.

Contact: CCECS, 974-7664, ccecs@hawaii.edu

 

Pilates Matwork 1

Where: UH-Hilo

When: 4:30 p.m. June 19

Details: Celeste Staton; develop core strength; whole body workout. $50. Register.

Contact: CCECS, 974-7664, ccecs@hawaii.edu

 

Recreational Paddling II

Where: UH-Hilo

When: 7 a.m. June 21

Details: Joe Kalima teaches water safety, steering, form and technique. $90, $5 equipment fee. Call to register.

Contact: CCECS, 974-7664, ccecs@hawaii.edu

 

Genealogy Workshop

Where: Keaukaha Technology and Resource Center

When: 9 a.m. June 23

Details: Genealogy workshop free to Native Hawaiians. Luana Busby-Neff, cultural origins of genealogy; Layne Richards, where you fit in your family tree; Val Kahanu, research, resources to find connections.

Contact: Mohala Aiu, 769-0060

 

Pilates Matwork 2

Where: UH-Hilo

When: 4:30 p.m. Aug. 7

Details: Two-week mixed level; Kea Kapahua teaches movement progressions beyond classical Pilates repertoire. $30. Call to register.

Contact: CCECS, 974-7664, ccecs@hawaii.edu

 

Intro to Zumba

Where: UH-Hilo

When: 5:45 p.m. Aug. 7

Details: Licensed Zumba instructor Kea Kapahua creates a fun workout to Latin and international rhythms. $35. Call to register.

Contact: CCECS, 974-7664, ccecs@hawaii.edu

 

 

Creative Art Safari 

Where: E.H. Cultural Center

When: 9:30 a.m. June 2

Details: Carolyn Bennett art lessons in acrylics, oil pastels, collage, found-objects and leaf art. Program ends with show and “edible lesson party.” $50 month; all ages. 

Contact: Claudine, 961-5711

 

Beginning BB Gun

Where: Waiakea Rec Center

When: 9-11 a.m. Monday/Wednesday/Friday, June 4-13

Details: Parks & Recreation registration under way for ages 9-17. Cost is $15. 

Contact: John Kushi, 961-8733

 

Light, Color and Sound

Where: VAC Niaulani Campus

When: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 9

Details: Workshop by Robert Frutos includes art project. Cost: $55. Call to register. 

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

 

 

Beginning Trap Shoot

Where: Trap and Skeet Range

When: noon-2:30 p.m. Tuesdays/Thursdays, June 5-14

Details: Parks & Recreation registration under way for ages 13-adult. Cost is $50.

Contact: John Kushi, 961-8733

 

Beginning Archery 1

Where: Waiakea Recreation Center, 1634 Kamehameha Ave.

When: 9-11 a.m. Tuesdays/Thursdays, June 5-14

Details: Parks & Rec registration under way. Cost is $10.

Contact: John Kushi, 961-8733

 

HAND BELLS

Where: Church of Holy Cross

When: 4 p.m. June 21

Details: Learn to play hand bells, hand chimes. Learn rhythm, music terms and teamwork while playing fun music and Christmas favorites. Easy music note reading required. No charge for first class. Monthly club fee is $10. 

Contact: Fumi Maeda, 959-3526

 

Aha Puhala o Puna
Lauhala weaving

Where: Hilo Hawaiian Hotel

When: 9 a.m. Aug. 3

Details: Club celebrates 20th anniversary Aug. 3-5; projects for all levels. Cost $125, with kits to be purchased from kumu. Register by June 30.

Contact: 756-0093, ahapuhala@gmail.com

 

 

ONGOING

Bon Dance Practice

Where: Hilo Meishoin Mission

When: 7 p.m. Thursday

Details: Tsukikage Odorikai practice open to public; free. Bring towel (tenugui) and fan (uchiwa). Regular practice on second and fourth Thursdays; plus Tuesdays, July 10, 17. Only one practice in August: Aug. 2.

Contact: Meishoin, 935-6996, tsukikageodorikai@gmail.com

 

Bon Dance PRACTICE

Where: Puna Hongwanji Mission

When: 7 p.m. Mondays, through June, and July 2

Details: Bring towel (tenugui) and fan (uchiwa). Free practice class open to public. 

Contact: punahongwanji@hawaiiantel.net; 966-9981, 

 

Hot Hula FITNESS

Where: YWCA of HI, Hilo

When: Tuesdays, Thursdays

Details: Noenoe Kekaualua teaches Tuesdays 5:30-6:30 p.m., Thursdays 8-9 a.m. 

Contact: 935-7141, hsumiki@ywcahawaiiisland.org

 

 

Ancient Hawaiian Hula for Teachers

Where: 96 Kekela St., Hilo

When: 6 p.m. Fridays

Details: Study hula kahiko, chant with Maile Yamanaka; help pass down art of Hawaiian dance from the traditions of Maiki Aiu Lake and Hoolu Cambra. By donation.

Contact: Maile Yamanaka, 937-4249, maileyamanaka@gmail.com

 

Bon Dance Practice

Where: Hilo Meishoin Mission

When: 7 p.m. Thursday

Details: Tsukikage Odorikai practice open to public; free. Bring towel (tenugui) and fan (uchiwa). Regular practice on second and fourth Thursdays; plus Tuesdays, July 10, 17. Only one practice in August: Aug. 2.

Contact: Meishoin, 935-6996, tsukikageodorikai@gmail.com

 

Bon Dance PRACTICE

Where: Puna Hongwanji Mission

When: 7 p.m. Mondays, through June, and July 2

Details: Bring towel (tenugui) and fan (uchiwa). Free practice class open to public. 

Contact: punahongwanji@hawaiiantel.net; 966-9981, 

 

Hot Hula FITNESS

Where: YWCA of HI, Hilo

When: Tuesdays, Thursdays

Details: Noenoe Kekaualua teaches Tuesdays 5:30-6:30 p.m., Thursdays 8-9 a.m. 

Contact: 935-7141, hsumiki@ywcahawaiiisland.org

 
 

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