ABOUT BOATING SAFELY
Where: Coast Guard Building, corner of Kuhio and Kalanianaole, Hilo,
When: 9 a.m. July 14
Details: U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary offers full-day course, with a certificate of completion at the end of the day. Preregistration required. Cost is $40, which covers materials and lunch.
Contact: Barbara Glaspey, flotilla commander, 966- 8313, 756-4970-Cell, email@example.com
5TH ANNUAL HAKALAU BAY PAKA ALOHA HONUA FESTIVAL
Where: Hakalau Bay
When: 10 a.m. July 21
Details: Basic Image, Inc and the Pakalove Crew invite public to help celebrate the fifth anniversary of the restoration project of Hakalau Bay Paka. This year’s theme is Sustain Our Surf which focuses on watershed and ocean stewardship. Activities include the Hakalau Hang-10 and the Paka Pull, a garden walk/ tour and fun for the entire ohana. Music, art, entertainment, ono food and local culture. Collaborators include Big Island Invasive Species Committee, People Attentive to Children, Yoga Centered, USDA-PSW-IPIF, Mokupapapa: Discovery Center for Hawaii’s Remote Coral Reefs, Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary, Starbucks.
Contact: Pam Holton, 430- 2124, firstname.lastname@example.org
26TH ANNUAL RICHARDSON ROUGHWATER SWIM
Where: Richardson Ocean Park
When: 8 a.m. July 29
Details: Entry forms for this open-ocean swim are available at all county pools, the P&R office and at Richardson Ocean Park. Entry fee is $15 postmarked by July 20. Late entry is $25. For those with strong swimming skills. Call Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Contact: Terry Miura, 961-8695