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Sunday. 19 May, 2019 - Saturday. 25 May, 2019
Week 21
Tuesday. 21 May, 2019
8:15 am

Join us for a Planting day!!

Pu'u wa'a wa'a Cinder Cone State Park

Volunteer Planting days at ʻAiea.  We are really excited to be planting there for the first time. We hope that'll you'll join us as we bless the ʻāina & mālama this area that was once known for it's many ʻAiea (Nothecestrum breviflorum) trees.

10:00 am

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

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., noon and 2 p.m. Each performance is about an hour. 

10:00 am

Pūʻolo: The Gifts We Bring

Kona Historical Society

Kona Historical Society presents "E Hele Me Ka Pūʻolo: The Gifts We Bring," an exhibit highlighting cultural contributions from Kona’s many ethnic groups. Supported by the State of Hawaii Grant-in-Aid program “Pū‘olo: The Gifts We Bring.

3:00 pm

Western Week 2019-Stick Horse Creation

North Hawaii Education and Research Center

The young buckaroos create their stick horses for the races at the NHERC Pavilion.

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.

6:30 pm

Auditions for “Flower Drum Song”.

Kilauea Military Camp

Kilauea Drama & Entertainment Network (KDEN) announces auditions for their summer musical Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Flower Drum Song”.

Wednesday. 22 May, 2019
5:00 pm

Western Week-Portuguese Bean Soup and Sweetbread Contest

North Hawaii Education and Research Center

Everybody’s favorite Portuguese Bean Soup & Sweetbread Contest!

5:00 pm

Wainaku Wednesday

Wainaku Exec Center

Happy Hour | Live Music | Food 
Come Early & Carpool, parking is limited!  This is a FREE event and open to all ages

Thursday. 23 May, 2019
10:00 am

Pūʻolo: The Gifts We Bring

Kona Historical Society

Kona Historical Society presents "E Hele Me Ka Pūʻolo: The Gifts We Bring," an exhibit highlighting cultural contributions from Kona’s many ethnic groups. Supported by the State of Hawaii Grant-in-Aid program “Pū‘olo: The Gifts We Bring.

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. 

4:00 pm

Western Week-Keiki Cowboy Games & Stick Horse Races

Rose Andrade Correia Rodeo Arena

An afternoon of fun for the kids, Keiki Rodeo Games at the Rodeo Arena.

4:00 pm

Keiki Corner

Keauhou Shopping Center

Keiki Corner - Free Activities - May 23: Making Lei for Memorial Day

Friday. 24 May, 2019
12:00 am

Soul Town Pau Hana Friday's

Kea'au Eagles Club

Pau Hana Friday's with Soul Town! Get your dancing shows on!

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

9:00 am


Old Kona Airport State Recreation Center Pavilion

The American Job Center Hawai’i (AJCH) is expanding its popular Eastside Job Fair to the Westside.

12:00 pm

Finding Solutions, Growing Peace

Office of the Prosecuting Attorney

Ku'ikahi Mediation Center hosts the "Finding Solutions, Growing Peace" FREE BROWN BAG LUNCH SERIES.  Free and open to the public. 

5:00 pm

Western Week Movie, Western Fashion Show & Line Dancing

Honoka'a People's Theater

The Honoka’a People’s Theatre will host a showing of Steve Roby’s Western Week Movie, fashion show and line dancing!!

6:00 pm

4th Friday Poetry Slam

KukuAu Studio

A palpable evening of words flying through the air for all to see, hear, revel, feel, taste, smell & hold fast. April -- Sprung, Theme's are merely for inspiration & are not a requirement for your poetry.

7:00 pm

Fate: The Plays of David Penhallow-Scott

East Hawaii Cultural Center

A wine and cheese fundraiser. An evening of play readings directed by Jackie Pualani Johnson.

Saturday. 25 May, 2019
7:00 am

Spay & Neuter Clinic For Cats and Dogs

Hawaiian Shores Community Center

We do not charge any fees for our clinics but we do accept Donations!
Drop off at 7am.

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.
9:00 am

Join us for monthly ʻOhana day!

Pu'u wa'a wa'a Cinder Cone State Park

Join us for monthly ʻOhana day! Hana will be hand-weeding at Hauʻāina and potentially outplanting!

12:00 pm
3:30 pm

Celebration of Life

Reeds Bay Park

Join us for a Celebration of Life as we bring the diverse cultures of Hawai'i together to recognize and honor our loved ones no longer with us in this joyful event.

7:00 pm

Waimea Community Chorus - Spring Concert - WCC Rocks the 70s

Kahilu Theatre

Waimea Community Chorus presents music recorded by Queen, ABBA, Jim Croce, Three Dog Night, Led Zeppelin, Carole King and more.

7:00 pm

Tribute to Pink Floyd’s ‘Dark Side of the Moon’

Hualalai Theatre / Privateer's Cove

The Big Island performance group All That is Now is bringing the progressive psychedelic sounds of Pink Floyd’s ‘Dark Side of the Moon’ album to Kona with an appearance at Privateer’s Cove.


7:20 pm

Movie Under the Stars - Ralph Breaks the Internet

Queens' MarketPlace

Six years after the events of “Wreck-It Ralph,” Ralph and Vanellope, now friends, discover a wi-fi router in their arcade, leading them into a new adventure.  PG | 1h 52min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy