Events calendar

Sunday. 21 July, 2019 - Saturday. 27 July, 2019
Week 30
Monday. 22 July, 2019
6:00 pm

Monday Night Jazz Jam

KukuAu Studio

 

jazz jam

Bring your favorite charts & the instrument of your choice or enjoy the vibrations of people improvising together in the Jazz Tradition, 6-9pm every Monday night.

Free for all ages.

Please have a knowledge of the repertoire, facility on your instrument, a positive attitude & the ability to site read helps.

Listen to past Jazz Jam live streams on our YouTube page. www.youtube.com/kukuaustudio

 

 

7:00 pm

Iliahi: The Story of Sandalwood in Hawaii

Lyman Museum and Mission House

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.

Tuesday. 23 July, 2019
10:00 am

A Walk into the Past

Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park

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. 

3:00 pm

Iliahi: The Story of Sandalwood in Hawai'i

Lyman Museum and Mission House

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.

6:00 pm

Life Drawing w/ Hilo Artist Hui

KukuAu Studio

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.

6:00 pm

Non-Fiction Book Club

Kona Stories Book Shop

Fiction Book Club meets the Fourth Tuesday of Every Month at 6:00PM 

This group is open to everyone just show up and join in the fun. Bring an appetizer or beverage (wine is ok) to share.

7:00 pm

Mystery: Tale of the Wanderer

Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park

A rediscovered rock near an overgrown hiking trail within Hawaii Volcanoes National Park reveals mysterious letters and words carved into it: Wanderer. What unfolds next are the amazing voyages of...

Wednesday. 24 July, 2019
10:00 am

Kahili Demonstration

Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park

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

Thursday. 25 July, 2019
9:00 am

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY WORKSHOP

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

12:30 pm

Portuguese Stone Oven Baking

Kona Coffee Living History Farm

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. 

7:30 pm

Shakespeare in the Park: Hamlet!

Kalakaua Park

FREE! ~ FREE! ~ FREE! Join us for Shakespeare in the Park, RAIN OR SHINE! Bring umbrellas, cushions, lawn chairs, blankets, etc, and join us for a trip to Denmark!

Friday. 26 July, 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.

5:00 pm

Hamajang Hamlet!

Kalakaua Park

FREE! ~ FREE! ~ FREE! Kid-Shakes is produced by the Hilo Community Players.  Bring umbrellas, cushions, lawn chairs, blankets, etc and join us for the fun!

6:00 pm

Friday Hula Show

Keauhou Shopping Center

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

6:30 pm

West Hawai'i County Band in Concert

Hale Halawai on Alii Drive

The band will present an hour of exciting concert band music selected from the band’s extensive repertoire!

7:30 pm

KDEN brings Flower Drum Song to Volcano

Kilauea Military Camp

The show is based on a novel by C.Y. Lee with music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II and book by Oscar Hammerstein II and Joseph Fields. Songs include "A Hundred Million Miracles", “I Enjoy Being A Girl”, “Love Look Away” and “Chop Suey”.

7:30 pm

Shakespeare in the Park: Hamlet!

Kalakaua Park

FREE! ~ FREE! ~ FREE! Join us for Shakespeare in the Park, RAIN OR SHINE! Bring umbrellas, cushions, lawn chairs, blankets, etc, and join us for a trip to Denmark!

Saturday. 27 July, 2019
8:00 am

Swap Meet Saturday at Cooper Center

Cooper Center

Large variety of vendors with numerous different products. Tools, clothes, books, toys, local made healing extract and creams , antiques, jewelry, gemstones, crystals, food, music, plants, fruits, vegetables -- FRUIT TREES! LOW PRICES!
We also offer cakes, coffee, shave ice!! Our community center's Thrift Store and Bookstore will also be open

8:00 am

BISAC's 7th Annual Summer Jam

Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium

Enjoy fitness demos, food samples, health fair resources, fitness activities, Keiki Zone and more.  You can get a free health screening and even a massage!  Get excited as you cheer for your favorite strength competitors.

9:00 am

The First Annual Experience Volcano Festival

Volcano Hawaii

Celebrate and share this thriving community of artists, scientists, entrepreneurs and cultural practitioners. Bring the family and friends and experience Volcano!

9:00 am

Waimea End of Summer Bash

Waimea District Park

FREE SCHOOL SUPPLY GIVEAWAY & FAMILY WELLNESS EVENT

9:30 am
1:00 pm

Beat the Heat Ice Cream Paw-rty for Dogs!

Aloha Pawz

Free event! Stop by with your dog to enjoy an ice cream sundae on us! After your dog enjoys it's ice cream sundae, have your dog relax in the paw pool, or take a selfie at our selfie booth!
(Ice cream is designed for dogs and won't cause upset tummies, only tail wagging & sticky kisses) *Only social, friendly dogs on leash please.

5:00 pm

Hamajang Hamlet!

Kalakaua Park

FREE! ~ FREE! ~ FREE! Kid-Shakes is produced by the Hilo Community Players.  Bring umbrellas, cushions, lawn chairs, blankets, etc and join us for the fun!

6:00 pm

OBON: Papaaloa Hongwanji

Papaaloa Hongwanji

Every year communities come together to honor the spirits of their ancestors. Various local hongwanjis invite everyone to come join this tradition of celebrating the lives of those who have come before.

7:00 pm

OBON: Kona Hongwanji

Kona (Keei) Hongwanji

Every year communities come together to honor the spirits of their ancestors. Various local hongwanjis invite everyone to come join this tradition of celebrating the lives of those who have come before.

7:15 pm

FREE - Movie Under the Stars – How To Train Your Dragon - The Hidden World

Queens' MarketPlace

Bring a beach chair or blanket and sit back, relax and enjoy!
This FREE Movie starts at dusk and is 1 hour and 44 minutes. Rated PG

7:30 pm

OBON: Hilo Hooganji Mission

Hilo Hooganji Mission

Every year communities come together to honor the spirits of their ancestors. Various local hongwanjis invite everyone to come join this tradition of celebrating the lives of those who have come before.

7:30 pm

KDEN brings Flower Drum Song to Volcano

Kilauea Military Camp

The show is based on a novel by C.Y. Lee with music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II and book by Oscar Hammerstein II and Joseph Fields. Songs include "A Hundred Million Miracles", “I Enjoy Being A Girl”, “Love Look Away” and “Chop Suey”.

7:30 pm

Shakespeare in the Park: Hamlet!

Kalakaua Park

FREE! ~ FREE! ~ FREE! Join us for Shakespeare in the Park, RAIN OR SHINE! Bring umbrellas, cushions, lawn chairs, blankets, etc, and join us for a trip to Denmark!