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17
Jan
2020

A walk through Kīlauea Volcano’s summit history.

01-17-2020 8:00 am -10:00 am
A walk through Kīlauea Volcano’s summit history.

Join USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientist emeritus Don Swanson on a two-hour walk, during which you learn about the past 500 years of Kīlauea Volcano’s history as revealed by rocks, craters, and cracks. Meet Don at the Devastation Trail parking lot on Crater Rim Drive. Arrive early, as he begins the guided walk to Keanakākoʻi Crater promptly at 8 a.m. Along the walk, Don points out and explains ...

18
Jan
2020

Hilo Loves Southwest Festival

01-18-2020 3:00 pm -8:00 pm
Hilo Loves Southwest Festival Join us to celebrate Southwest flying to Hilo! Free Family Fun Day on the Grand Naniloa Lawn!!
19
Jan
2020

Hilo Walk with a Doc

01-19-2020 8:00 am -9:00 am
Hilo Walk with a Doc

Mark your calendars ~  Walk With A Doc in HILO happens EVERY Sunday 8am at Liliuokalani Park.

19
Jan
2020

Martin Luther King Jr. Gathering

01-19-2020 4:30 pm -6:30 pm
Martin Luther King Jr. Gathering Please join us in recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Open to the public. No registration. No fee. Donation appreciated.
20
Jan
2020

FEE-FREE Day in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

01-20-2020 1:00 am -11:00 pm
FEE-FREE Day in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

All fee-charging national parks (including Hawai‘i Volcanoes, Pu‘uhonua o Hōnaunau National Historical Park and Haleakalā National Park) are FREE today

20
Jan
2020

Harbors and Landing Places of Kau

01-20-2020 7:00 pm -8:30 pm
Harbors and Landing Places of Kau

Join us to learn about the Harbors and Landing Places of Ka‘ū.

21
Jan
2020

A Walk into the Past with Dr. Thomas A. Jaggar

01-21-2020 10:00 am -11:00 am
A Walk into the Past with Dr. Thomas A. Jaggar

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.
Every Tuesday at 10 a.m., 12 noon and 2 p.m. Each performance is about an hour. 

21
Jan
2020

Harbors and Landing Places of Kau

01-21-2020 3:00 pm -4:30 pm
Harbors and Landing Places of Kau

Join us to learn about the Harbors and Landing Places of Ka‘ū.

22
Jan
2020

A walk through Kīlauea Volcano’s summit history.

01-22-2020 8:00 am -10:00 am
A walk through Kīlauea Volcano’s summit history.

Join USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientist emeritus Don Swanson on a two-hour walk, during which you learn about the past 500 years of Kīlauea Volcano’s history as revealed by rocks, craters, and cracks. Meet Don at the Devastation Trail parking lot on Crater Rim Drive. Arrive early, as he begins the guided walk to Keanakākoʻi Crater promptly at 8 a.m. Along the walk, Don points out and explains ...

22
Jan
2020

Ku‘i kalo – Pound poi!

01-22-2020 10:00 am -12:00 pm
Ku‘i kalo – Pound poi! Make poi, the staple food of the Hawaiian diet.

The root of the kalo plant is cooked and ku‘i (pounded) to create this classic Hawaiian dish. Join Ranger Keoni Kaholo‘a‘ā as he shares his knowledge of kalo.