Things for just the keiki & family events
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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

Women’s March 2020

01-19-2020 11:00 am -2:00 pm
Women’s March 2020 We need to stay strong and prepare for the year ahead - so let's do it again! Mark your calendar for Sunday, Jan 19 at Mo'oheau bandstand, and come be energized!
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

Guided Hikes of Kīlauea Iki Crater

01-20-2020 10:00 am -12:00 pm
Guided Hikes of Kīlauea Iki Crater

The four-mile (6.4 km) Kīlauea Iki Trail is one of the park’s iconic hiking trails, a popular destination for hikers who cross a steaming crater floor through the intersection of eruption and native rainforest. Most leave without knowing how the crater was formed, or how three eruptions since 1823 have filled it with more than 400 feet (120 m) of lava. Delve into the secrets of Kīlauea Iki with Park Ranger Michael Newman. Discover how ...

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.
23
Jan
2020

Play With Me: Interactive Playgroup

01-23-2020 10:00 am -11:00 am
Play With Me: Interactive Playgroup Play With Me is a series of parent-and-child interactive playgroups designed for infants and toddlers. Each session is an hour long, with infant-toddler specialists there to support and guide parents as they engage in activities with their child.
23
Jan
2020

Snow Experiment

01-23-2020 1:00 pm -2:00 pm
Snow Experiment It doesn’t just snow on Mauna Kea, it snows in the library too! Make your own snow in this science experiment! This program is suitable for ages 4+.
23
Jan
2020

Story Time at the Library

01-23-2020 2:30 pm -3:30 pm
Story Time at the Library Bring the keiki every Thursday afternoon for stories, songs, rhymes and fun for children of all ages.