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22
Jul
2019

Iliahi: The Story of Sandalwood in Hawaii

07-22-2019 7:00 pm -8:00 pm
Iliahi: The Story of Sandalwood in Hawaii

Did you know: The largest forests of sandalwood on the planet once grew in the Hawaiian Islands? In what’s been called one of the darkest chapters in Hawai‘i’s history, the infamous sandalwood trade of the early 1800s rendered this valuable commodity “commercially extinct,” and left the people and landscapes of our islands forever changed.

23
Jul
2019

A Walk into the Past

07-23-2019 10:00 am -11:00 am
A Walk into the Past

Walk back to 1912, and meet the founder of the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory, Dr. Thomas A. Jaggar, at the edge of Kīlauea Volcano.
Dressed in period costume, Ka‘ū actor-director Dick Hershberger brings the renowned geologist to life.
At 10 a.m., 12 noon and 2 p.m. Each performance is about an hour. 

23
Jul
2019

Iliahi: The Story of Sandalwood in Hawai'i

07-23-2019 3:00 pm -4:00 pm
Iliahi: The Story of Sandalwood in Hawai'i

Did you know: The largest forests of sandalwood on the planet once grew in the Hawaiian Islands? In what’s been called one of the darkest chapters in Hawai‘i’s history, the infamous sandalwood trade of the early 1800s rendered this valuable commodity “commercially extinct,” and left the people and landscapes of our islands forever changed.

23
Jul
2019

Life Drawing w/ Hilo Artist Hui

07-23-2019 6:00 pm -9:00 pm
Life Drawing w/ Hilo Artist Hui

Hilo Artists Hui's Life Drawing Sessions at Kukuau Studio, every Tuesday evening. The sessions are open to all. If under 18 you must provide permission from a parent to attend.

24
Jul
2019

Kahili Demonstration

07-24-2019 10:00 am -2:00 pm
Kahili Demonstration

Create your own small kāhili pa‘a lima, a handheld feather standard.

25
Jul
2019

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY WORKSHOP

07-25-2019 9:00 am -11:30 am

How do I get a patent or trademark?  Get your questions answered.  Registration is required by July 24th.

25
Jul
2019

Portuguese Stone Oven Baking

07-25-2019 12:30 pm -1:00 pm
Portuguese Stone Oven Baking

The Kona Historical Society practices the traditional art of baking Portuguese bread in a large wood-fired forno, come and watch as staff and people from the community get together to talk story, roll dough, and bake it. 

27
Jul
2019

Lā Hoʻihoʻi Ea Hāmākua 2019

07-27-2019 9:30 am -3:30 pm
Lā Hoʻihoʻi Ea Hāmākua 2019

Come celebrate and elevate our collective Ea!

28
Jul
2019

37th Annual Orchid Show and Sale

07-28-2019 8:00 am -1:00 pm
37th Annual Orchid Show and Sale

Taiko drumming and workshops about edibleness, medicinal uses, and adaptability of orchids

28
Jul
2019

Duolingo - Hawaiian Language Practice at Liliuokalani Gardens Pavillion (near Ali'i Ice)

07-28-2019 11:30 am -1:00 pm

Hiʻo i nā haumāna'ōlelo! Join us for a casual social gathering at Liliuokalani Gardens Pavillion (near Ali'i Ice) to practice your Hawaiian conversation skills, meet your local community, and put your skills from all those Duolingo (online app to learn languages) sessions to the test!