Just for Keiki


TODAY, Dec. 22 

PHAYA NAGA INTERACTIVE KEIKI THEATRE 

Where: Hilo Public Library 

When: 11 a.m. Dec. 22 

Details: Uncle Lee presents: “The Bubbles of the Mekong River,” a story of nature, culture and spirit from northeastern Thailand, with original music, shadow theater, masks and puppets. Enjoy free interactive storytelling adventure. 

Contact: Jack Hallin, 933-8890, john.hallin@librarieshawaii.org 

‘LAUKA’IE’IE’ BY ROBIN YOKO RACOMA 

Where: Basically Books, Hilo 

When: 3 p.m. Dec. 22 

Details: Robin Yoko Racoma presents her illustrated children’s book, “Luaka’ie’ie, A Hawaiian Legend Retold,” based on a legend of Waipio Valley also found in collections by W.D.Westervelt and Mary Pukui. 

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

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 26 

32ND HI-PAL WINTER BASKETBALL CLASSIC 

Where: Various East Hawaii gyms 

When: 8:30 a.m. Dec. 26 

Details: The 32nd Annual HI-PAL Winter Basketball Classic will be played Dec. 26-29 in Hilo. Dec. 14 is deadline to register; open to boys and girls ages 5-14. Fee is $80 per team, $60 for 8-and-under category. 

Contact: Joey Botelho Jr., 961- 2220/961-8121, jbhipal@hotmail.com

COMING 

HTY’S ‘MUSUBI MAN’ TO VISIT HILO 

Where: Hilo Public Library 

When: 1 p.m. Jan. 9 

Details: Lee Cataluna adaptation of isle children’s book. Honolulu Theatre for Youth performs; suggested for ages 2-5. Free. Sponsored by Friends of the Library. 

Contact: Leslie Chow, 933-8890 

ONGOING 

REGISTRATION FOR AYSO UPCOMING YOUTH SOCCER SEASON 

Where: Sports Line, Hilo 

When: Ends Jan. 15 

Details: AYSO (American Youth Soccer Organization) seeks volunteers, players for spring season. Players must be 4 by March 19. Registration forms at Sports Line. 

Contact: Chris Ridley, 959- 5911, ridley@hawaii.rr.com 

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/third Saturdays 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 

BEST FRIENDS DANCE 

Where: YWCA, downtown Hilo 

When: Wednesdays 

Details: Fun movement program for keiki via martial arts, yoga and free-form dance. Big Buddy and Me, 9:30 a.m.; Best Friends, ages 3-6, 10:30 a.m. 

Contact: Jennifer Bell, 982- 7519, fritznjen@hotmail.com 

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. 

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 grades 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 

KEIKI CLUB 

Where: Prince Kuhio Plaza 

When: 5:30 p.m. first Friday 

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

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

KEIKI HIP-HOP CLASS 

Where: YWCA of HI Island 

When: 3:45-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays 

Details: For K-2 students. 

Contact: See previous listing 

KEIKI JAZZ/BALLET 

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. Many other classes for all ages; www.AikidoOfHilo.org. 

Contact: 935-2454, AikidoOfHilo@HawaiianTel.net 

 

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