Events calendar

Sunday. 18 August, 2019 - Saturday. 24 August, 2019
Week 34
Tuesday. 20 August, 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. 

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.

Thursday. 22 August, 2019
12:00 am

Basic Computer Classes

Hilo Public Library

Need to troubleshoot common computer problems? Sessions are repeated, so please sign up for another session if you need more assistance. Learn how to use a computer more effectively to improve your life in the digital age.

9:00 am


Hawai'i Innovation Center

Participants will learn about entrepreneurship for business success! Sign up by 8/20/2019

12:00 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. 

Friday. 23 August, 2019
6:00 pm

Friday Hula Show

Keauhou Shopping Center

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

Saturday. 24 August, 2019
8:00 am

Volunteer Day in the Bamboo Patch-Liliuokalani Gardens

Liliuokalani Park and Gardens

Join with Friends of Lili`uokalani Gardens in the monthly garden cleanup.

9:00 am

General Plan Comprehensive Review Community Speakout Session

Aupuni Center - County of Hawaii

Stay on top of the latest from Hawaii County Planning!

The Hawai'i County General Plan (GP) guides the island's long-range physical development. The DRAFT GP is almost ready for public review so... we want to hear from you!

Speak-Outs are informal, drop-in open houses with information stations where you can learn about the GP and give feedback in a variety of ways

9:00 am

Hawai’i County Planning Department Meeting for Public Comment

West Hawaii Civic Center

IMPORTANT: The County of Hawai‘i Planning Department will release a draft of the updated Hawai‘i County General Plan on August 9, 2019, which will govern land use and development on Hawai’i Island for the next 25 years.

1:00 pm
4:00 pm

The 3rd Annual Big Island Blues Festival

King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel

BLUES, BREWS, & BBQ! Blues music is about life and telling a story, and everyone has a story to tell. Family friendly event. All ages. (12 & under free)

7:00 pm

OBON: Honokaa Hongwanji

Honokaa 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.