Clubs


 SATURDAY, April 6 

BICC FREE CHESS FUN DAY 

Where: Da Fun Place, Pahoa 

When: 9 a.m. April 6 

Details: Big Island Chess Club has moved Saturday events to new location. Call for details. 

Contact: Jim Lee, 895-6393, bigislandchessclub@gmail.com 

HAWAIIAN QUILT CLUB 

Where: Keaau Community Center, Old Volcano Road, Keaau 

When: 9 a.m. April 6 

Details: Club meets monthly. Veteran quilters are happy to help interested folks learn the basics of how to sew a Hawaiian pillow or quilt (kapa) 

Contact: Patricia, 966-9854 

MONDAY, April 8 

KOREA VETERANS 

Where: Okutsu Veterans Home next to Hilo Medical Center 

When: 10 a.m. April 8 

Details: Headstone cleaning has been rescheduled for May 3-4; update of Veterans Home facility and benefits. 

Contact: Bob Karp, 981-2126 

LELEIWI COMMUNITY 

Where: Richardson Ocean Park 

When: 7 p.m. April 8 

Details: Friends, residents of shoreline community invited. Clayton Honma, director of Parks and Recreation, will discuss park plans and issues. 

Contact: Jan Moon, 935-3475, moonsilktwo@yahoo.com 

TUESDAY, April 9 

DISABLED AMERICAN VETS 

Where: Cafe 100, Hilo 

When: 10 a.m. April 9 

Details: Board will discuss officers, scholarships, convention. 

Contact: Harold Burgado, 959- 6449, kamauohana@yahoo.com 

THURSDAY, April 11 

HILO PHOTO SHOOTERS 

Where: Hilo Lagoon Centre room 145, 101 Aupuni St., Hilo 

When: 6 p.m. April 11 

Details: Digital photo club for beginners and mentors. Joy San Buenaventura will talk about “100+ photos, what next?” Public is invited. 

Contact: Susan, 969-8258, sc_miyasaka@yahoo.com 

HILO GRANDMOTHERS 

Where: Kay’s, by Hilo Ace 

When: 5 p.m. April 11 

Details: No-host dinner, fun and games. Grandfathers, friends welcome. Learn about Compassionate Callers list. 

Contact: Jherrie, 966-4868, jherrie777@hawaiiantel.net 

FRIDAY, April 12 

BI AQUARIUM SOCIETY 

Where: UH-Hilo EKH-127, 200 W. Kawili St. 

When: 7 p.m. April 12 

Details: Meeting topic is “Opportunities for Fish Culture in East Hawaii” by guest speaker Kevin Hopkins, PACRC director. All welcome. 

Contact: Howard Takata, 935- 3010, Acipenser420@hotmail.com 

COMING 

DISABLED AMERICAN VETS 

Where: Kamana Senior Center 

When: 11 a.m. April 13 

Details: General membership. 

Contact: Harold Burgado, 959- 6449, kamauohana@yahoo.com 

THE ORCHID DOCTOR IS IN — HILO ORCHID SOCIETY 

Where: Kamana Senior Center 

When: 2 p.m. April 13 

Details: Ben Oliveros of Orchid Eros in Mountain View, a commercial operation focused on Cattleya hybridizing, will answer questions as to “what ails them.” He will bring samples of problem orchids; bring yours as well, in a clear bag if contagion is issue. Talk story at 1:30 p.m. Public welcome. 

Contact: Sheryl Rawson, 333- 1852, hiloorchidshow@gmail.com 

BIG ISLAND WATER GARDEN CLUB 

Where: Keaau Community Center 

When: 7 p.m. April 16 

Details: Elizabeth Stacy will give a presentation on ohia trees. Public is welcome. A mini auction ends meeting. 

Contact: Bob Peck, president, 965-5375 

 

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