TODAY, June 23
KALOPA LOOP HIKE WITH THE SIERRA CLUB
Where: Kalopa State Park, Kalopa Road, Honokaa
When: 9:30 a.m. June 23
Details: Join the Sierra Club Moku Loa Group on a hike uphill through 70-year-old introduced trees, then downhill along a gulch with native forest. Call the event leaders to register: Sarah Moon, 935-3475, and Linda Larish, 966-6337.
Contact: Sarah Moon, 935- 3475, email@example.com
HULA ARTS AT KILAUEA
Where: VAC Gallery, HVNP
When: 10:30 a.m. June 30
Details: Hula kahiko informance with kumu Leilehua Yuen and Manu Josiah. A 50-minute narrated demonstration of the preparation, protocol and offering of traditional hula and chant at the hula platform near the Volcano Art Center Gallery. Hands-on cultural demonstration from 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on gallery porch.
Contact: Julie, 967-8222, firstname.lastname@example.org
TIGER FEEDING, PETTING ZOO
Where: Panaewa Rainforest Zoo & Gardens, Hilo
When: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily
Details: Tiger feeding at 3:30 p.m. daily. Saturday’s Petting Zoo is 1:30-2:30 p.m. Free.
Contact: Friends of the Zoo, 959-9233, www.hilozoo.com
GARDEN TOUR IN CAPTAIN COOK
Where: Captain Cook
When: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays
Details: Amy Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden showcases plants of Hawaii. $4 entry. Free tour at 10 a.m. the second Saturday. $5 tours at 1 p.m. Wednesdays, Fridays.
NIAULANI NATURE WALK
Where: VAC Niaulani Campus
When: 9:30-10:30 a.m. Mondays, 11 a.m.-noon, Saturdays
Details: Free guided tour through old-growth Hawaiian rain forest; easy, 1/7-mile loop trail. Learn about native plants, birds, ecological and geological features, cultural usage of flora and fauna.
Contact: Amanda, 967-8222, programs