Events calendar

Sunday. 17 November, 2019 - Saturday. 23 November, 2019
Week 47
Wednesday. 20 November, 2019
9:00 am

Hawaiʻi Nei -Art Exhibit

Wailoa Arts and Cultural Center

Hawai‘i Nei is a juried art exhibition celebrating the native flora and fauna of Hawai‘i Island hosted by the Three Mountain Alliance, the Hawai‘i Island Art Alliance, the Department of Land and Natural Resources Natural Area Reserves System and the Wailoa Center.

9:00 am

Heads Up! County Council Public Meeting.

Hawai'i County Building

The public is invited.  Voice Your Concerns and Opinions! 
Numerous resolution will be discussed.  See Agenda HERE.

5:30 pm

Walk with Island Heart Care and Blue Zones Project

Old Kona Airport State Recreation Center Pavilion

Walking with Island Heart Care at Makaʻeo Walking Path (Old Airport State Recreation Center)

Thursday. 21 November, 2019
10:00 am

Coffee Lover and the Perfect Mug: A KCCF Exhibition

Donkey Mill

The Donkey Mill Art Center and the Kona Coffee Cultural Festival (KCCF) announce #coffeelover: A Kona Coffee Cultural Festival Exhibition & Juried Show 2019. Artists of all mediums are invited to submit their original works exploring Kona's coffee culture.

12:00 pm

Portuguese Stone Oven Baking

Kona Historical Society

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. 

7:00 pm

Hawaiian Nutcracker

UH Hilo

Join the young King on a magical Christmas voyage to the Mythical Island of Lō‘ihi.

7:00 pm

17th Annual 'Ukulele & Slack Key Guitar Festival - KANAKAPILA!

Kahilu Theatre

Our 17th annual and legendary music event will include, Jeff Peterson, Sonny Lim, Led Kaapana, Nathan Aweau, Benny Chong, Mike Kaawa, Brittni Paiva and more.

7:00 pm

HIFF Hawaiian International Film Festival

Palace Theater

DAFFODILS a New Zealand film kicks off the festival!

Friday. 22 November, 2019
9:00 am

Hawaiʻi Nei -Art Exhibit

Wailoa Arts and Cultural Center

Hawai‘i Nei is a juried art exhibition celebrating the native flora and fauna of Hawai‘i Island hosted by the Three Mountain Alliance, the Hawai‘i Island Art Alliance, the Department of Land and Natural Resources Natural Area Reserves System and the Wailoa Center.

9:30 am

Akamai Living Health Fair

Old Kona Airport State Recreation Center Pavilion

This free public Health Fair is open to all ages, and will include health screenings, flu shots, and various health demonstrations. There will also be bingo, door prizes and entertainment for all in attendance.

5:00 pm

32nd Annual Hilo Christmas Extravaganza Craft Fair

Edith Kanaka'ole Stadium

Join us for the premiere handmade Christmas craft fair in Hilo! Please come out and support our local businesses.

6:00 pm

Friday Hula Show

Keauhou Shopping Center

Enjoy a live hula performance every Friday in our Center Courtyard!

6:00 pm

HIFF Hawaiian International Film Festival

Palace Theater

Two films tonight: THE AUSTRALIAN DREAM  Australia and CAN"T STOP THE DANCING Japan 

6:30 pm

West Hawai'i County Band in Concert! "November Harvest"

Hale Halawai on Alii Drive

The West Hawai'i County Band, a 20+ piece community and civic band presents "November Harvest" an hour of wind band music.

7:00 pm

Hawaiian Nutcracker

UH Hilo

Join the young King on a magical Christmas voyage to the Mythical Island of Lō‘ihi.

7:00 pm

17th Annual 'Ukulele & Slack Key Guitar Festival - HO'OLAULEA

Kahilu Theatre

Our 17th annual and legendary music event will include, Jeff Peterson, Sonny Lim, Led Kaapana, Nathan Aweau, Benny Chong, Mike Kaawa, Brittni Paiva and more.

7:00 pm

Fat, Pretty, and Soon to Be Old

East Hawaii Cultural Center

It's a book. It's a performance. It's happening in Hilo!  Kimberly Dark lives on the big island and travels relentlessly bringing storytelling, workshops and lectures to others. 

Saturday. 23 November, 2019
8:45 am

Stewardship at the Summit

Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park

Volunteer to help remove invasive, non-native plant species that prevent native plants from growing in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park, a World Heritage Site. 

9:00 am

32nd Annual Hilo Christmas Extravaganza Craft Fair

Edith Kanaka'ole Stadium

Join us for the premiere handmade Christmas craft fair in Hilo!

10:00 am

Coffee Lover and the Perfect Mug: A KCCF Exhibition

Donkey Mill

The Donkey Mill Art Center and the Kona Coffee Cultural Festival (KCCF) announce #coffeelover: A Kona Coffee Cultural Festival Exhibition & Juried Show 2019. Artists of all mediums are invited to submit their original works exploring Kona's coffee culture.

10:00 am

Keep the Sea Plastic Free - Celebration

Wailoa Arts and Cultural Center

we are celebrating the installation of the first waterbottle filling station in a state park! This fre event we

will feature art projects using marine debris

12:00 pm

Holiday Faire and Craft Market

Malamalama School-HPP

Join us at our beautiful 20 acre campus in HPP for community event with free admission. You will find: a holiday café, candle dipping, Makahiki games, music, handmade crafts, gift shop and vendors.

12:30 pm

HIFF Hawaiian International Film Festival

Palace Theater

Four films are offered today. Starting at 1230. 

1:30 pm

Free 'Ohi'a Seed Conservation Workshop

Kahilu Town Hall

This workshop  is offered free to the public to teach people how to collect ohia seeds. Come and learn and be part of the Ohia Love project to save seeds for the future!

2:00 pm

Hawaiian Nutcracker

UH Hilo

Join the young King on a magical Christmas voyage to the Mythical Island of Lō‘ihi.

4:00 pm

17th Annual 'Ukulele & Slack Key Guitar Festival - HANA HOU

Kahilu Theatre

Our 17th annual and legendary music event will include, Jeff Peterson, Sonny Lim, Led Kaapana, Nathan Aweau, Benny Chong, Mike Kaawa, Brittni Paiva and more.

7:00 pm

Hawaiian Nutcracker

UH Hilo

Join the young King on a magical Christmas voyage to the Mythical Island of Lō‘ihi.