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TODAY, June 2



Where: Keaau Community Center, behind Police Station

When: 9 a.m. June 2

Details: All welcome; learn to sew a Hawaiian pillow or kapa (quilt). Patterns available.

Contact: Merci, 959-7967


MONDAY, June 4


Where: HPP Activity Center, Maku’u between 17th and 16th

When: 9:30 a.m. June 4

Details: Theme is brides. Business meeting will be followed by potluck luncheon. Please bring your own table service. Coffee and water will be provided. Seniors 55+ are invited.

Contact: Tesse Tinker, 982-7611




Hilo Orchid Society Monthly Meeting

Where: Kamana Senior Center

When: 2 p.m. June 9

Details: Harold Koopowitz, University of California at Irvine professor emeritus and an expert on “slipper orchids,” will give “A Short History of Paphiopedilum in Cultivation — the last 200 years in 50 minutes.” Come early, talk story. Membership not required. All welcome.

Contact: Sheryl Rawson, 333-1852,


all-breed akc rally

Where: Edith Kanaka‘ole Multipurpose Stadium, Hilo

When: 5 p.m. June 9

Details: Hilo Obedience Training Club all-breed AKC Rally Trial. Dogs do specific timed exercises in Novice, Advanced and Excellent classes. Free.Only dogs entered are allowed.

Contact: Frances, 981-0851,


all-breed akc
obedience trial

Where: Edith Kanaka‘ole Multipurpose Stadium, Hilo

When: 7:30 a.m. June 10

Details: Hilo Obedience Training Club will hold an all breed AKC Obedience Trial. Dogs do specific exercises in Novice, Open and Utility classes. Free.Only dogs entered are allowed.

Contact: Frances, 981-0851


Big Island Dance

Where: East Hawaii Cultural Center, 141 Kalakaua St., Hilo

When: 11 a.m. June 10

Details: BIDC invites community to annual general membership meeting. Potluck.

Contact: Kimberly, 937-0335,



Where: Former St Joseph School Convent, 440 Kapiolani St.

When: 10 a.m. June 11

Details: Guest speaker Woody Kita on vet support, club business; 62nd Korean War Memorial Service at 10 a.m. June 25 at Vets Cemetery No. 1, followed by lunch and movie at Hilo Korean Christian Church.

Contact: Bob Karp, 981-2126


Orchid Isle Umpires Association

Where: Kamana Senior Citizens Center, 127 Kamana St.

When: 7 p.m. June 12

Details: Monthly general membership meeting on second Tuesday of each month. Those interested in umpiring baseball and softball games encouraged to attend.

Contact: Norman Kaaihue, 989-8788,


Hilo Grandmothers Club

Where: Kay’s restaurant, 648 Kilauea next to Ace Hardware

When: 5 p.m. June 21

Details: Join the grams for Bingo. Bring two wrapped gifts from home. Proceeds benefit community service projects. Join Compassionate Callers group, a lifeline for lonely people and shut-ins. Grandfathers and friends welcome.

Contact: jherrie, 966-4868,



Big Island
Amateur Radio Club
Field Day 

Where: Wailoa Center, Hilo

When: 8 a.m. June 23

Details: Members demonstrate emergency communications. Free, open to all ages, 8 a.m. Saturday to 8 a.m. Sunday. Find out about “ham” radio. License exam Saturday.

Contact: Robert, 969-9993


Hilo High School
class of 1957 reunion

Where: Honolulu

When: Sept. 14-15

Details: 55th reunion.

Contact: Gwen Amai Murai, (808) 358-2650, 


Kamehameha Schools class of ’70

Where: Ka’upulehu Beach Club

When: 5 p.m. Oct. 26

Details: Classmates will gather Oct. 26-28 to celebrate their 60th birthdays.

Contact: 960-8128,



 Hilo Toastmasters Club 248

Where: Church of The Holy Cross, 440 West Lanikaula St.

When: 12:10-1:10 p.m. Tuesdays 

Details: Celebrating its 60th anniversary, the club helps members to boost leadership potential, improve public speaking; guests welcome.

Contact: NJ Moses, 769-4076,;




Where: UH-Hilo Hale Kehau dorm lounge, 200 W. Kawili

When: 5 p.m. Fridays

Details: Friday Night Magic: casual play, board games; tournaments at 5:30 p.m. See guild’s Facebook page.

Contact: Mark at 961-1795,


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