TODAY, June 30
FREE GENEALOGY CONFERENCE IN HILO
Where: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Hilo Hawaii Stake, 1373 Kilauea Ave.
When: 7:30 a.m. June 30
Details: Free Genealogy Conference workshops include Portuguese, Puerto Rican data research, online research, plantation life along Hamakua, Manuia/Pea genealogy and Chinese research. Lots more. Preregistration from 7:30 a.m. Program begins at 8:30 a.m. For info, call 935-0711 or email sakamaki@ comcast.net or hilokalimas@gmail. com
PHILIPPINE CONSULATE OUTREACH TEAM
Where: Aupuni Center Conference Room, 101 Pauahi St., Hilo
When: 9 a.m. June 30
Details: Philippine Consulate team from Oahu will be in Hilo from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. to renew/replace Philippine passports, accept applications for dual citizenship and accept documents for authentication. Call for appointment.
Contact: Rose Bautista, 961-8220,
WEDNESDAY, July 4
ANNUAL VOLCANO FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION AND PARADE
Where: Cooper Community Center, Wright Road, Volcano
When: 9 a.m. July 4
Details: Celebration of America’s birthday on July 4 is done in a big way in Volcano Village, with a parade, craft fair, food booths, games and entertainment. Parade starts at 9 a.m. at Post Office, ends at community center. Drug- and alcohol-free event is free.
Contact: Linda Ugalde, 985-9508,