Classes


TODAY, Sept. 1 

SESAME STREET TO HILO 

Where: ‘Imiloa Astronomy Cen. 

When: 10 a.m. Saturdays 

Details: Follow Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a Muppet from Zhima Jie, the Chinese co-production of Sesame Street. Fee. 

Contact: 969-9703, info@ imiloahawaii.org 

FRIDAY, Sept. 7 

KEIKI CLUB 

Where: Prince Kuhio Plaza 

When: 5:30 p.m. Sept. 7 

Details: Free children’s activities on first Friday of month; www.princekuhioplaza.com. 

Contact: 959-3555, beverly. crudele@ggp.com 

COMING 

GRANDPARENTS DAY 

Where: Keaau Village Market 

When: Noon Sept. 8 

Details: Pick up application at Styleyez Boutique. In 100 words or less, tell why your grandparent(s) deserve to be pampered. Winners treated to lunch, hair, makeup, outfit. 

Contact: Nicole Stallard, 854- 6280, nicolestallard@yahoo.com 

‘READ TO ME’ PROGRAM BY RSVP 

Where: Prince Kuhio Plaza 

When: 10 a.m. Sept. 8 

Details: Free children’s book reading and giveaway in the center court area in honor of “9/11 A Day of Remembrance” sponsored by the County of Hawaii Retired & Senior Volunteer Program. 

Contact: 959-3555, beverly. crudele@ggp.com 

FALL INTERCESSION 

Where: YMCA of Hilo 

When: 7 a.m. Oct. 1-5 

Details: Sessions are scheduled for grades K-5, 6-12. Register now. Daily excursions, swim lessons, arts. 

Contact: Rockelle Augustin, 935-3721, mzrock04@yahoo.com 

ONGOING 

AIKIDO for GRADES 3-6 

Where: Aikido of Hilo 

Details: Kids learn to protect themselves using reconciliation, harmony and avoidance, not fighting. Call to register. 

Contact: Barbara, 935-2454, AikidoOfHilo@hawaiiantel.net 

HACKY SACK CLUB 

Where: Lincoln Park, Hilo 

When: 2-3 p.m. Wednesdays, Saturdays 

Details: Hilo Footbag Club teaches skills, tricks with hacky sack for ages 8 and up. 

Contact: Janet, 969-7888, VillageToyShopHilo@gmail.com 

ARTDAY SATURDAY 

Where: Hilo Farmer’s Market 

When: 1-3 p.m. first and third Saturday of each month 

Details: Free arts and crafts event for keiki of all ages. 

Contact: Hopper, 937-6049 

FREE BABY MASSAGE 

Where: 42 Kinoole St., Hilo 

When: 9 a.m. Mondays 

Details: Kamehameha Schools Hiilani Program classes for keiki, newborn to 8 months. Families learn massage strokes, benefits. 

Contact: Napua Rosehill, 969- 3883, narosehi@ksbe.edu 

KEIKI HULA 

Where: VAC Niaulani Campus 

When: 3-4 p.m. Fridays 

Details: Keiki hula lessons with Maile Yamanaka; $10. 

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

KEIKI THEATER ART 

Where: E.H. Cultural Center 

When: 10 a.m.-noon Saturdays 

Details: Lee Michael Walzcuk teaches mask-making, mime, puppetry to ages 4 1⁄2-11; $10; scholarships available. 

Contact: Linda Craig, 961- 5711, info@ehcc.org 

WOODWORKING 

Where: E.H. Cultural Center 

When: 3:30-4:30 p.m. Fridays 

Details: Rosanne McGuire teaches children ages 4 and up; $48/$60 per month. 

Contact: Linda Craig, 961- 5711, info@ehcc.org 

JAZZ DANCE CLASSES 

Where: YWCA of HI Island 

When: 4:15-5:30 p.m. Fridays 

Details: Angela Woods teaches grade 3 on up. 

Contact: Hoku Sumiki, 935- 7141, ext. 211, hsumiki@ywcahawaiiisland.org 

BALLET BARRE CLASSES 

Where: YWCA of HI Island 

When: 3:30-4:15 p.m. Fridays 

Details: See previous listing 

LITTLE KEIKI 

HIP-HOP CLASS 

Where: YWCA of HI Island 

When: 3:45-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays 

Details: Angela Woods teaches K-2 students. 

Contact: See previous listing 

LITTLE KEIKI JAZZ/BALLET CLASSES 

Where: YWCA of HI Island 

When: 4:30-5:15 p.m. Tuesdays 

Contact: See previous listing 

KEIKI AIKIDO 

Where: Aikido of Hilo 

When: 5:15 p.m. Thursdays 

Details: Grades 1-2; $60/ month. Other classes for all ages; www.AikidoOfHilo.org. 

Contact: 935-2454, AikidoOfHilo@HawaiianTel.net 

MONDAY, Sept. 3 

LABOR DAY BUFFET AT KILAUEA MILITARY CAMP 

Where: Kilauea Military Camp 

When: 5-8 p.m. Sept. 3 

Details: Enjoy the end of the summer special buffet in the Crater Rim Cafe. $15/ adults, $8/keiki 6-11. Open to KMC patrons and sponsored guests. Park fees may apply. 

Contact: Piilani Galdones, 967-8366, marketing@kmc-volcano.com 

FRIDAY, Sept. 7 

EAGLES STEAK AND FISH DINNER 

Where: Eagles in Keaau 

When: 6 p.m. Sept. 7 

Details: Steak cooked to order on outdoor grill, with ono side dishes. All welcome. Fee. 

Contact: Michael, 238-0518, M.hescock@yahoo.com 

COMING 

B.I. CHESS CLUB 

Where: 19-A Loulu Lane, Hilo 

When: 9 a.m. Sept. 8 

Details: Big Island Chess Club expands to Hilo for players of all levels, ages. Free class every Saturday. New group formed with the collaboration of BICC coordinator Jim Lee 

Contact: Bob, 935-0364, bobpobox@gmail.com 

SALSA LATINOS, LATIN DANCE NIGHT 

Where: Hilo, Elks Lodge 

When: 7-10 p.m. Sept. 8 

Details: Enjoy salsa, merengue, cumbia, cha cha, bachata. $15/door. $10/in advance at Basically Books. 

Contact: Andy Aquino or Clyde Ferreira, 595-5960 or 936-4322, alpismo@aol.com 

COMMUNITY CONTRA DANCE 

Where: VAC Niaulani Campus 

When: 7-9:30 p.m. Sept. 22 

Details: All welcome; no partner or experience needed. All dances will be taught and called. Beginners: Come at 7 p.m., as dances get progressively more complicated, Bring clean soft-soled shoes or socks to protect the floor. Music by New Lost Puna Ramblers featuring fiddles, mandolin, guitar, banjo and flute playing Irish jigs, reels and old time music. $5. 

Contact: Oshi, 965-8685, fiddlingdream@gmail.com 

THE GONE COUNTRY BAND AT EAGLES LODGE 

Where: Keaau Eagles Lodge 

When: 7-10 p.m. Sept. 8 

Details: Join the Gone Country band for an evening of dancing, hot country music, and cold drinks. Michael Strand vocals, Mike Golden pedal steel, Lynn on bass. $5. 

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

ONGOING 

DANCING AT THE ELKS LODGE 

Where: Hilo Elks Lodge 

When: 7-9 p.m. Fridays 

Details: Enjoy favorite ballroom standards — salsa, swing and tango. Check www. hilobaydanceclub.com for scheduled events.All welcome. 

Contact: Andrew, 345-0280, andrewbisset@hawaii.rr.com 

BLUES & SWING DANCE AT THE LOUNGE 

Where: Church of Holy Cross 

When: 7-9 p.m. Thursdays 

Details: Mini-lesson followed by dancing to DJ’d music by Hilo Hep Cats. Blues dance and swing dance are featured on alternate weeks. Admission is $5, general, and $3 for students. No partner is necessary to participate, and no prior experience is required. 

Contact: Andrea Gill, 959- 8216, hilohepcats@gmail.com 

TODAY, Sept. 1 

‘THE INTOUCHABLES’ 

Where: Palace Theater, Hilo 

When: 7 p.m. Sept. 1 

Details: Saturday, Sept. 1, at 7 p.m.; Sunday, Sept. 2, at 2:30 p.m.; Monday-Tuesday, Sept. 3-4, at 7 p.m. An irreverent, uplifting comedy about friendship, trust and human possibility that has broken box office records in its native France and across Europe. Based on a true story of friendship between a handicapped millionaire and his street-smart ex-con caretaker, film depicts an unlikely camaraderie rooted in honesty and humor. Tickets $5-7. 

Contact: 934-7010, info@hilopalace.com 

LADIES OUT LOUD 

Where: VAC Niaulani Campus 

When: 7 p.m. Sept. 1 

Details: LOL: Ladies Out Loud, An Evening of Comedy. Local women poke fun at island life from Punatics to politics, hormones and hilarity. $10. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Visit www.volcanoartcenter.org. 

Contact: Tanya Aynessazian, 967-8222, director@volcanoartcenter.org 

COMING 

JOSEPH NAWAHI VIDEO BIOGRAPHY 

Where: Lyman Museum, Hilo 

When: 7 p.m. Sept. 10 

Details: A videobiography on Joseph Nawahi, produced by University of Hawaii at Manoa Center for Biographical Research, followed by discussion on the Native Hawaiian patriot led by UH-Hilo’s Kalena Silva. $3 general admission. 

Contact: 935-5021, info@ lymanmuseum.org 

HULA KAHIKO PERFORMANCE 

Where: Hula Platform near VAC Gallery 

When: 10:30 a.m. Sept. 15 

Details: Na Mea Hawaii hula kahiko performance in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Volcano Art Center presents Halau Hula Ka Makani Hali ‘Ala O Puna under the direction of kumu hula Ehulani Stephany. Bring sitting mat and sun/rain gear. On the same day, there are hands-on cultural demonstrations from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at VAC Gallery porch. free; park entrance fees apply. 

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

NA LEO HO’OKELE 

GUIDING VOICES CONCERT 

Where: ‘Imiloa Astronomy Cen. 

When: 4:30 p.m. Sept. 23 

Details: Three-time Na Hoku Hanohano Male Vocalist of Year Nathan Aweau in Na Leo Ho‘okele Mini Concert; silent auction, pre-concert entertainment. Benefits HI Island Workforce & Economic Development Ohana. Call for info, tickets. 

Contact: 959-6200, danelle. avelino@hiwedohawaii.org 

CELEBRATE BAMBOO RIDGE 

Where: UHH Campus Center 301 

When: 6 p.m. Oct. 6 

Details: Writers whose works appear in 100th issue of Bamboo Ridge, Journal of Hawaii’s Literature and Arts, will give a reading, preceded by reception from 6-6:30 p.m. Reading; runs 6:30-9 p.m. Free. 

Contact: 968-8440 

ONGOING 

HULA ARTS AT KILAUEA 

Where: VAC Gallery 

When: 10:30-11:20 a.m. last Saturday of month 

Details: Hula kahiko informance with kumu Leilehua Yuen, Manu Josiah. Hands-on cultural demos, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at gallery. 

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

HAWAIIANA LIVE AT THE PALACE THEATER 

Where: Palace Theater 

When: 11 a.m. Wednesdays 

Details: Leilehua Yuen has hosted more than 250 shows over the last six years. Accompanied by Manu Josiah, she shares history and traditions of Hawaiian culture through storytelling, film, music, oli and hula. Doors open at 10:30 a.m.; organ preshow at 10:50 a.m. $5; free for 12 and under. 

Contact: info@hilopalace. com, 934-7777 

Saturday, September 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald 

TODAY, Sept. 1 

‘DANCING ON THE EARTH’ 

Where: VAC Niaulani Campus 

When: 10 a.m. Sept. 1 

Details: Shizuno Nasu teaches creative flow and dance for all. Register; $45/$40. 

Contact: 967-8222, julie@volcanoartcenter.org 

DRAW WITH KATHY LONG 

Where: VAC Niaulani Campus 

When: 10 a.m. Sept. 1 

Details: Two classes:10 a.m.- noon, 1-3 p.m.; beginning level. $60.Call to register. 

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

SHUIMO CLASSES 

Where: E. H. Cultural Center 

When: Noon-3 p.m. Sept. 1 

Details: Intro to Chinese Spontaneous Painting. Call for more information. 

Contact: Claudine, 961-5711 

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 5 

BEGINNING QIGONG 

Where: VAC Niaulani Campus 

When: 5:30-7 p.m. Sept. 5 

Details: Wednesdays, through Oct. 10, Priya Lucas teaches Chi-lel Qigong. $66/$59; $12 drop-in fee. Call to register 

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

THURSDAY, Sept. 6 

ARC CPR/AED FOR ADULTS 

Where: Hilo Red Cross 

When: 8 a.m. Sept. 6 

Details: Care for victims of respiratory, cardiac emergencies; learn to use AED. Certification; $70. Register: www. redcross.org, 1-800-733-2767. 

Contact: 739-8121, maury. agcaoili@redcross.org 

COMING 

ARC STANDARD FIRST AID 

Where: Hilo Red Cross 

When: 8 a.m. Sept. 8 

Details: Emergency procedures for injuries, illnesses. Certification; $70. Register: www.redcross.org, 1-800-733-2767. 

Contact: 739-8121, maury. agcaoili@redcross.org 

SPIRIT OF CREATIVITY 

Where: Pahoa Comm. Center 

When: 9:30 a.m. Sept. 8 

Details: Tap into creativity via painting. No experience needed. $45 includes all materials. 

Contact: 966-4108, patriciahoban@gmail.com 

BOATING SAFETY COURSE 

Where: U.S. Coast Guard, Hilo 

When: 9 a.m. Sept. 8 

Details: Beginner’s class teaches info needed to obtain a boat license or safety certification. 

Contact: Barbie Glaspey, 966- 8313., barbieglaspey8@msn.com 

DIGITAL CAMERA BASICS 

Where: CCECS, 891 Ululani St. 

When: 10 a.m. Sept. 8 

Details: Tracey Niimi teaches basic camera functions; $40. 

Contact: Call 974-7664 

CNA TRAINING 

Where: Red Cross Hilo office 

When: 8 a.m. Sept. 9 

Details: Care for residents in long-term settings, home care and hospitals. Weekends, through Oct. 27. $1,340; financial aid available. Register by Sept. 4; www.redcross.org. 

Contact: 739-8146, Stephanie. Alfonso@redcross.org 

ZUMBA (SECTION 1) 

Where: UH-Hilo Old Gym 

When: 7 a.m. Sept. 10 

Details: Kea Kapahua leads dance-based cardio workout. No experience needed; Monday/Wednesday for six weeks. 

Contact: CCECS, 974-7664 

TAIKO DRUMMING 

Where: UH-Hilo Old Gym 

When: 5 p.m. Sept. 10 

Details: Diana Fawn blends contact improvisation, modern dance and acroyoga; bring a yoga mat. $90 for 12 classes. 

Contact: CCECS, 974-7664 

WAIMEA ARGENTINE TANGO 

Where: Waimea Elementary 

When: 7 p.m. Sept. 10 

Details: Learn from Angel Prince. No partner needed. $15/six weeks. Register at 6:30 p.m. first two weeks; membership $10. Classes in cafeteria. 

Contact: Peter In, 987-8288, hipai@aol.com 

ARC ADULT FIRST AID/CPR 

Where: Hilo Red Cross 

When: 8 a.m. Sept. 10 

Details: Deal with illness, injuries; use AED in respiratory, cardiac emergencies. Certification, $90. Register: www. redcross.org, 1-800-733-2767. 

Contact: 739-8121, maury. agcaoili@redcross.org 

TEEN MUSIC PRODUCTION 

Where: Keaau YBC 

When: 3:30 p.m. Sept. 10 

Details: Learn recording, editing, mixing, mastering with producer Damon Williams. $40; visit www.kybc808.com to download registration form. 

Contact: Lily or Damon, 966- 6354, kybc808@gmail.com 

ARC LIFEGUARDING 

Where: Hilo Red Cross Office 

When: 5 p.m. Sept. 10 

Details: For age 15 and older. Through videos, group discussion and hands-on practice, learn rescue and surveillance skills, first aid, CPR/AED. Swimming requirement. $350; register at www.redcross.org or call 1-800-733-2767. 

Contact: 739-8121, maury. agcaoili@redcross.org 

TEEN CULINARY ARTS 

Where: Keaau YBC 

When: 3:30 p.m. Sept. 11 

Details: For high school students; eight-week course focusing on culinary arts and the business of food. $40. Log on to www.kybc808.com. 

Contact: Lily or Jon, 966-6354, kybc808@gmail.com 

PILATES MATWORK 

Where: UH-Hilo Old Gym 

When: 5 p.m. Sept. 11 

Details: Celeste Staton teaches mixed-level matwork class. Yoga/Pilates mat and resistant band required. $90 tuition. 

Contact: CCECS, 974-7664 

CONNECTION POINT 

Where: UH-Hilo Old Gym 

When: 6:15 p.m. Sept. 11 

Details: Diana Fawn blends elements of contact improvisation, modern dance and acroyoga. Bring a yoga mat; $90 for 12 classes. 

Contact: CCECS, 974-7664 

ASL & DEAF CULTURE 

Where: UH-Hilo, K106 

When: 5 p.m. Sept. 12 

Details: For those interested in interacting with those who use sign language, instructor Ku Mai Kern focuses on pre-sign language skills and moves on to beginning sign vocabulary and deaf culture topics. No experience necessary. $175 for eight weeks. 

Contact: CCECS, 974-7664 

MODERN DANCE 

Where: UH-Hilo Old Gym 

When: 5 p.m. Sept. 12 

Details: Kea Kapahua teaches beginning/intermediate class. $145 tuition. 

Contact: CCECS, 974-7664 

AFRO-BRAZILIAN DANCE 

Where: UH-Hilo Old Gym 

When: 6:45 p.m. Sept. 12 

Details: Aerobic dance class with Lisa Dixon; $90 for 10 classes; $30 percussion fee. 

Contact: CCECS, 974-7664 

TEEN VIDEO PRODUCTION 

Where: Keaau Youth BC 

When: 3 p.m. Sept. 12 

Details: Learn video production in eight weeks. $40; visit www. kybc808.com for application. 

Contact: Lily or Natec, 966- 6354, kybc808@gmail.com 

ARC PEDIATRIC CPR/AED 

Where: Hilo Red Cross 

When: 8 a.m. Sept. 13 

Details: Deal with life-threatening respiratory, cardiac emergencies; use AED. Certification; $70. Register: www. redcross.org, 1-800-733-2767. 

Contact: 739-8121, maury. agcaoili@redcross.org 

CUSTOMER SERVICE 

Where: UHH Campus Center 306 

When: 9 a.m. Sept. 13 

Details: One-day seminar teaches how to keep calm under stress and rise to a level of service excellence. Second session next day in Kona. Call for info. 

Contact: College of Continuing Education, 974-7664 

PILATES MATWORK 

Where: UH-Hilo Old Gym 

When: 5 p.m. Sept. 13 

Details: Kea Kapahua teaches progressive class. Basic knowledge needed. Yoga/ Pilates mat and resistance band required; $90 tuition. 

Contact: CCCECS, 974-7664 

WOMEN’S SELF-PROTECTION SKILLS 

Where: UH-Hilo, K105 

When: 5 p.m. Sept. 13 

Details: Skills workshop for women 18 and older. Jean- Pierre Michaud teaches avoidance tips, how to do a quick escape, how to disable attacker. $20 materials fee. 

Contact: CCCECS, 974-7664 

ZUMBA (SECTION 2) 

Where: UH-Hilo Old Gym 

When: 6:15 p.m. Sept. 13 

Details: In dance-based workout, Kea Kapahua leads students to toned abs, legs and arms. No experience necessary; $60 for 12 weeks. 

Contact: CCCECS, 974-7664 

WEST AFRICAN DANCE 

Where: UH-Hilo Old Gym 

When: 6 p.m. Sept. 14 

Details: Michal Carrillo focuses on dances from Guinea, West Africa, traditional rhythms, intro to West African culture. Open to all. $25 percussion fee; $90 tuition. 

Contact: CCCECS, 974-7664 

ARC CPR/AED FOR PROS 

Where: Hilo Red Cross 

When: 8:30 a.m. Sept. 15 

Details: CPR/AED for the professional rescuer and health care provider. $130; register at www.redcross.org or call 1-800-733-2767. 

Contact: 739-8121, maury. agcaoili@redcross.org 

RED CROSS CPR/AED 

Where: Hilo Red Cross 

When: 8 a.m. Sept. 17 

Details: Handle life-threatening respiratory, cardiac emergencies in adults, children, infants; learn to use AED. $90; register online at www.redcross. org or call 1-800-733-2767. 

Contact: 739-8121, maury. agcaoili@redcross.org 

AFTER-SCHOOL ART 

Where: E.H. Cultural Center 

When: 2:30-5 p.m. Sept. 5-26 

Details: After-School Art Program, on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays for ages 8-18. $200. For beginning art students who want to advance beyond children’s art. Pottery, mural painting, photography, drawing, graphic design and more. By Dennis Taniguchi. 

Contact: Dennis Taniguchi, 961-5711, exec@ehcc.org 

STARTING A BUSINESS 

Where: HI Community College 

When: 9:30 a.m. Sept. 6 

Details: Learn about entrepreneurship, key ingredients for business success, steps in starting your own business, sources of capital. $25. 

Contact: 933-0776, lydia.santiago@hisbdc.org 

CINEMATOGRAPHY 

Where: Palace Theater 

When: 10 a.m. Sept. 15 

Details: Three Academy and Emmy Award winners from American Society of Cinematographers will screen clips of their work and discuss how feature films and TV shows are made. Richard Edlund, Oscar winner for Best Visual Effects for “Star Wars,” will show digital cameras for high-end production. $25/$35 includes box lunch. Sponsors: Big Island Film Office, Palace Theater. Sign up at 961-8498 or myoshiyama@co.hawaii.hi.us

Contact: John Mason, 323-4705, myoshiyama@co.hawaii.hi.us 

LEADERSHIP SERIES 

Where: ‘Imiloa Astronomy Cen. 

When: 8:30 a.m. Sept. 17 

Details: Eight-day workshop; www.leadershipworks.com. 

Contact: 593-8188 

WRITING FAMILY HISTORY 

Where: VAC Niaulani Campus 

When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 22 

Details: Tom Peek helps would-be writers get real-life stories down on paper. $85; register. 

Contact: 967-8222, julie@volcanoartcenter.org 

LOMI WORKSHOP 

Where: Keaukaha Elementary 

When: 10 a.m. Sept. 22 

Details: Native Nations Education Foundation Panee Mua Project with Nani Kapoi. Free to Hawaiians via Administration for Native Americans. Register. 

Contact: Mohala Aiu, 769- 0060, mohala82@yahoo.com 

RED CROSS CNA TRAINING 

Where: Red Cross, Hilo 

When: 8 a.m. Oct. 4 

Details: Care for residents in long-term settings, home care and hospitals. Days, Oct. 9 to Dec. 11; orientation Oct. 4; register by Sept. 27 at www. redcross.org or call 739-8146. 

Contact: 739-8146, lenora. springer@redcross.org 

ELECTION 2012 

Where: UH-Hilo, UCB 115 

When: 5 p.m. Oct. 17 

Details: Increase understanding of U.S. elections. Todd Belt focuses on voting tendencies, current polling and advertising and how to predict results. First class on a Wednesday; others on Thursdays. 

Contact: CCCECS, 974-7664 

ZUMBA (SECTION 3) 

Where: UH-Hilo Old Gym 

When: 7 a.m. Oct. 22 

Details: Increase your cardio with a dance-based workout with Kea Kapahua. No experience necessary. On Monday, Wednesday for six weeks. 

Contact: CCCECS, 974-7664 

GROWING CITRUS IN HI 

Where: UH-Hilo, UCB 118 

When: 9:30 a.m. Nov. 11 

Details: Nick Sakovich teaches varieties to plant, how to prepare the soil, planting, pruning, fertilizing, diseases, insect problems and troubleshooting. $25 tuition. 

Contact: CCECS, 974-7664 

ONGOING 

BON DANCE PRACTICE 

Where: Hilo Meishoin Mission 

When: 7 p.m. twice a month 

Details: Tsukikage Odorikai practice open to public; free. Usually on second/fourth Thursday; check https://sites.google. com/site/tsukikageodorikai for updates. Bring towel, fan. 

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

BUDDHIST MEDITATION 

Where: KMC Kilauea Chapel 

When: 4 p.m. Sundays 

Details: Medicine for the Mind Buddhist Healing Meditation; free. Entrance to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is free for participants. 

Contact: Patty Johnson, 985- 7470, joyfulpath@aol.com 

ZUMBA GOLD CHAIR CLASS 

Where: YMCA of Hilo 

When: 11 a.m. Monday 

Details: For anyone with special needs wanting a seated workout to get fit, stronger. Participants have reported weight loss, more flexibility, stamina, better heart health. 

Contact: Harriet Rocha, 640-3876; YMCA, 935-3721; har_c1@yahoo.com 

JOY IN MOVING 

Where: HCEOC, 47 Rainbow Dr. 

When: 12:30 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays 

Details: First class free; low-impact. Improve health, balance, flexibility to music via Rosen Method. Register. 

Contact: Nory Esquivel, 640- 9536, enjoymotion@ymail.com 

EASY FRENCH CLASSES 

Where: E.H. Cultural Center 

When: Varies 

Details: Classes Monday/ Tuesday, 6-8 p.m.; Wednesday from 1-3 p.m. $15 per class. 

Contact: Claudine, 961-5711, admin@ehcc.org 

ADULT BEGINNING HULA I 

Where: P&R, 28 Shipman St. 

When: 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays 

Details: Pua Brown teaches for Parks and Recreation. Bring a composition book. Cost for eight sessions is $40. 

Contact: Bert Mukai, 961-8706 

ADULT BEGINNING HULA III 

Where: P&R, 28 Shipman St. 

When: 7 p.m. Tuesdays 

Details: Must have taken Pua Brown’s Beginning Level II. Cost for eight sessions is $40. Call to register. 

Contact: Bert Mukai, 961-8706 

CINEMA CLASSES 

Where: E.H. Cultural Center 

When: 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays 

Details: Lee Walczuk teaches animation; all ages; $10/class. 

Contact: Claudine, 961-5711, admin@ehcc.org 

MASK MAKING 

Where: E.H. Cultural Center 

When: 5:30 p.m. Thursdays 

Details: Lee Walczuk teaches mask making; $10/class. 

Contact: Claudine, 961-5711, admin@ehcc.org 

PLAY HAND BELLS 

Where: Holy Cross Church 

When: 4 p.m. Thursdays 

Details: Learn to play hand bells, hand chimes. Learn rhythm, music terms, teamwork. Easy music note reading required. $10/month. Register. 

Contact: Fumi Maeda, 959-3526 

KEIKI HULA IN VOLCANO 

Where: VAC Niaulani Campus 

When: 3 p.m. Fridays 

Details: Hula, cultural classes with Maile Yamanaka; fee. Scholarships available. 

Contact: Volcano Art Center, Julie, 967-8222 

PAHOA AWARENESS TRAINING 

Where: Kupukupu Center 

When: 8:15-9 a.m. Wednesday 

Details: Vipassana meditation for beginning and advanced students taught by Zen monk from Thailand. Learn to control your mind. Free. 

Contact: Daishin, 895-4122 

DANCE SESSIONS 

Where: Waiakea High cafeteria 

When: 6:45 p.m. Wednesday 

Details: E.H. Ballroom Dancers; nightclub two-step, waltz, mambo. Drop-ins welcome; no partner needed. Weekly. 

Contact: Tina, 935-4665 

TROPICAL SOUL MOVEMENT 

Where: Pahoa Comm. Center 

When: 10-11 a.m. Wednesdays 

Details: Designed for 55+, but all invited. Low-impact, inspired by yoga, belly, African dance. Isolate groups of muscles, play percussion. Free. Bring mat, thick towel. 

Contact: Zulema Maixala, 965-7112 

TROPICAL SOUL MOVEMENT 

Where: Keaau Senior Center 

When: 11 a.m.-noon. Fridays 

Details: For age 55+. Low-impact, inspired by yoga, belly and African dance. Isolate groups of muscles, play percussion. Free. Bring mat, thick towel. 

Contact: Zulema Maixala, 965-7112 

ZUMBA-WAIAKEA UKA GYM 

Where: Waiakea Uka Gym 

When: 8:30 a.m. Fridays 

Details: Zumba Gold Latin-inspired dance fitness with toning program with light weight training. For all ages. 

Contact: Yoli Nakamura, 896- 0265, yolin@hawaii.rr.com 

GROUP SWIM LESSONS 

Where: YWCA of HI Island 

When: Varies 

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 

EHCC HULA CLASSES 

Where: E.H. Cultural Center 

When: 4 p.m. Wednesdays 

Details: With instructor Leilehua Yuen; basic individual fee $40, with some discounts. 

Contact: Claudine, 961-5711 

SWING DANCE LESSONS 

Where: VAC Niaulani Campus 

When: 6:30 p.m. 

Details: Thursdays, through Sept. 20; fun couples dancing in beginner-level workshop. $72 per couple; call 968-8152 for additional information. 

Contact: 967-7565, julie@volcanoartcenter.org 

YOGA WITH EMILY CATEY 

Where: VAC Niaulani Campus 

When: Varies 

Details: 7:30 a.m. Mondays, 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays/Thursdays. Stretching, releasing tension. Beginning/inter.; $10/$5 

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

WATER AEROBICS CLASS 

Where: YWCA of HI Island 

When: 8-8:55 a.m., 11-11:55 a.m. Monday-Thursday 

Details: $50 a month. Classes in solar-heated saltwater pool. Call for registration, details. 

Contact: Hoku, 935-7141, aquatics@ywcahawaiiisland.org 

HAWAIIAN CULTURE 

Where: Mt. View Senior Center 

When: 6-8 p.m. 

Details: Halau Mele Academy of Hawaiian Arts classes in hula, chant, protocol, conversational Hawaiian; Tuesday- Thursday; various ages. $10-$30 monthly. Visit www. halaumeleohawaii.com. 

Contact: 987-1866, halau@ halaumeleohawaii.com 

WESTERN LINE DANCE 

Where: Hilo Elks Lodge 

When: 8 p.m. 

Details: Western line dance, etc. Thursdays, 8-10 p.m.; open dance 9-10 p.m. No partner required; beginners welcome. Park in back. 

Contact: Andy Aquino, 959- 5960, alpismo@aol.com 

GROUP SWIM LESSONS 

Where: YWCA of HI Island 

When: varies 

Details: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 3-5 p.m., $85/month; Saturdays, 9 a.m.-noon, $30/month. 

Contact: Hoku, 935-7141, aquatics@ywcahawaiiisland.org 

PERSONAL PATH TO PEACE 

Where: Honokaa Buddhist Hall 

When: 4 p.m. Sundays 

Details: Learn Thich Nhat Hanh Order of Interbeing “mindfulness” techniques for daily life. Open to all. Fees. 

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

FULL FIGURED DIVA 

Where: YWCA of HI Island 

When: 6:15-7 a.m. 

Details: Aquatics: Monday, Wednesday, Friday; $50/month. 

Contact: Hoku, 935-7141, aquatics@ywcahawaiiisland.org 

ZUMBA GOLD TONING 

Where: YMCA of Hilo 

When: 6:30-7:30 a.m. 

Details: Monday, Wednesday, Friday for all ages. 

Contact: YMCA, 935-3721; Harriet Rocha, 640-3876 

HOT HULA FITNESS 

Where: YWCA of HI Island 

When: Times, dates vary 

Details: Mondays, 4:45-5:45 p.m.; Wednesdays, 5:45-6:45 p.m. $3; open to all. 

Contact: Hoku, 935-7141, hsumiki@ywcahawaiiisland.org 

OSHO ACTIVE MEDITATION 

Where: Leilani Estates 

When: 3:45 p.m. 

Details: Movement, dance and silence; second, fourth Fridays. Meditation at 4 p.m., followed by a potluck. $5. 

Contact: Nishta, 965-0999, OshoHawaii@hotmail.com 

WADO KARATE TRAINING 

Where: Sangha Hall 

When: times, dates vary 

Details: Traditional Japanese training Monday/Wednesday: 5-6 p.m. beginners, 6-7 p.m. advanced; Thursday: 5-6:30 p.m., mixed. Visitors welcome. 

Contact: Craig, 987-1465 

HOT HULA FITNESS 

Where: YWCA of HI Island 

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 

HOT HULA FITNESS 

Where: Hawaii CC, Hilo 

When: 5:30-6:30 p.m. 

Details: For all ages, levels; traditional Polynesian drum beats fused with funky reggae. Tuesdays, Thursdays. Register. 

Contact: Tiana Koga, 934- 2700, tmkoga@hawaii.edu 

ZUMBA CARDIO & TONING 

Where: Christian Liberty School 

When: 6 p.m. Tuesdays 

Details: $4/class; $20 card, with sixth class free. Classes also Wednesdays, Fridays at HPP Activity Center. Call to sign up. 

Contact: Mary Jane Bowden, 937- 6371, mj_kreations@yahoo.com 

THE ART OF FENCING 

Where: Mountain View Gym 

When: 5-8 p.m. Thursdays 

Details: Hawaii Island Fencing Club teaches; newcomers and spectators welcome. 

Contact: Gayle Chavez, 985- 8702; Merle Gornick, 968-2000 

CHINESE HEALTH SYSTEM 

Where: Liliuokalani Park 

When: 9:30 a.m. Saturdays 

Details: Yang Sheng movements from Yi Chuan. $10. 

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

HAN SHI YI CHUAN 

Where: Ainaloa Longhouse 

When: 6 p.m. Wednesdays 

Details: Internal Kung Fu with teacher certified in China. 

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

QIGONG 

Where: VAC Niaulani Campus 

When: 5:30-7 p.m. 

Details: Qigong for beginners, Thursdays; intermediate classes on Wednesdays. 

Contact: Julie Callahan, 967- 8222, julile@volcanoartcenter. org; www.volcanoartcenter.org 

BEGINNING YOGA 

Where: Hilo Armory 

When: 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays 

Details: Catherine Southern teaches. Bring your own mat and towel. Six sessions: $18. 

Contact: Bert Mukai, 961-8706 

ZUMBA GOLD 

Where: Sangha Hall, Hilo 

When: 5-6 p.m. Tuesdays 

Details: Sponsored by Honpa Hongwanji Board of Buddhist Education. $5/$4 class. 

Contact: BJ Soriano, 961-6677, bjsoriano@hilobetsuin.org 

BEGINNING YOGA 

Where: P&R Culture & Arts 

When: 5 p.m. Saturdays 

Details: Catherine Southern teaches. Bring mat, towel. Five sessions, $15. Call to register. 

Contact: Bert Mukai, 961-8706 

ALOHA FRIDAYS 

Where: VAC Gallery, HVNP 

When: 11 a.m. Fridays 

Details: Free hands-on lesson is given in a cultural craft. 

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

RAJA YOGA CLASS SERIES 

Where: Polestar Gardens, Pahoa 

When: Call for details 

Details: Learn techniques for uplifting energy and creating clarity, peace and success. 

Contact: Bernadette Sabath, 430- 8009, infopolestar@gmail.com 

KENDO 

Where: Waiakea Rec Center 

When: 5-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, 9-11 a.m. Saturdays 

Details: Ancient art, sport of Japanese fencing open to all ages; $10/month. 

Contact: Charlie, 935-1831, kobukan.kendo@gmail.com 

DOG PSYCHOLOGY 

Where: Liliuokalani Park 

When: 2-4 p.m. Sundays 

Details: East Hawaii Dog Psychology Center free classes for dogs with socialization and/or behavior problems. 

Contact: Carl Oguss, 933- 9763, easthawaiidogpsychologycenter@yahoo.com 

ZAZEN MEDITATION 

Where: Akiko’s Buddhist B&B 

When: Varies 

Details: Sitting meditation from 6:45-8:20 p.m. Sundays, Mondays and Fridays, and 5:20-6:20 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays. For all levels. 

Contact: Akiko Masuda, 963- 6422, msakiko@hawaii.rr.com 

CAPOEIRA 

Where: Hawaii CC, Hilo 

When: 5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday 

Details: Increase agility, strength, endurance with Afro-Brazilian martial art form; all ages. 

Contact: Graceson Ghen, 934- 2700, graceson@hawaii.edu 

 

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