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Community Lecture Series: June’s Hanohano O Kona Lecture   Leave a comment

June’s Hanohano O Kona Lecture 

June’s Hanohano O Kona Lecture Sponsored by an Anonymous Friend of KHS

On Wednesday, June 28 KHS’ Museum Curator Mina Elison and KHS’ Asst. Program Director Gavin Miculka will share stories and photos from “The Kona Coffee Story: Along the Mamalahoa Highway”, an exhibit at KHS’ H.N. Greenwell Store Museum that tells the rich history of coffee in Kona through the eyes of families and farmers who built the lucrative industry. With the introduction of coffee to Kona in 1828, the development of Kona’s world-famous coffee industry experienced its highs and lows. Voices of hard working coffee farmers and community leaders can be heard through personal accounts, historic photographs and artifacts featured in this exhibit, all of which tell the compelling story of the early days of Kona coffee.
This is the June portion of a community lecture series held at the West Hawai`i Civic Center every last Wednesday of the month from 5:30-7:00pm, that spotlights local and state speakers on a wide variety of cultural and historical subjects. Presented by Kona Historical Society, in cooperation with the County of Hawai’i, this lecture series is a gift from the Society to the community that has supported it for so long. Free of charge, it is open to all, residents and visitors alike.

Date: 6/28/2017 (Wednesday)

Address: West Hawai`i Civic Center, 74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Hwy Kailua-Kona, HI 96740

Hours: 5:30p.m.-7p.m

Cost/Cover: Free

Web Page: http://www.konahistorical.org/index.php/events_calendar/june 
Contact Info: For more details, call 808-323-3222

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“For Such A Time as This” Musical    Leave a comment


Shalom Players present “For Such A Time as This”, an original full length musical based on the Book of Esther. It is an ancient story with modern message. The book and lyrics were written by Hilo playwright Susie Chun. The score was composed by Kamehameha Schools choral director and composer Herb Mahelona.This community theater production will be performed at Kamehameha Schools East Hawaii Lunalilo Theater in Keaau, Hi. Performance dates are June 16 and 17 at 7 pm and June 18 at 2 pm. Tickets are $15.

The cast is comprised of over 40 talented actors, singers, dancers and musicians ranging in ages from 16-75. The play is under the direction of Susie Chun, musical director Herb Mahelona and choreographer Kea Kapahua. 

Dates: 6/16/2017 – 6/18/2017

Location: Kamehameha Schools East Hawaii Lunalilo Center, 16-716 Volcano Road, Keaau, HI

Hours: Friday & Saturday 7:00pm, Sunday 2:00pm

Cost/Cover: $15

Web Page: http://www.forsuchmusical.org

Contact Info: estherplay2017@gmail.com

Follow on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/forsuchmusical

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Karen E. Bail

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Fax: 808-883-2263

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24th Annual Aloha Keiki Run – Kailua-Kona   Leave a comment

24th Annual Aloha Keiki Run in Kailua-Kona coming up!


Join the fun in the Land of Aloha for the 24th annual Kona Marathon & Family Runs. A morning of fun for the whole family!

Aloha Keiki Run – Kailua-Kona
Saturday, June 17, 2017 

8 AM

Kona Commons
74-5450 Makala Blvd 

Kailua-Kona, HI 96740 


🔹Live Entertainment
🔹Goodie Bags for all participants

🔹Finisher Medal

🔹Big Wave Water Slide

🔹Games, Photo Booth and much, much more!

🔹Including Ronald MacDonald cheering on the runners

Early Registration: $15
Race Ray Registration: $15

Avoid the lines on Race Day!

Pre Race Day – Late Registration and Packet Pick Up

Friday, June 16, 2017 at Kona Commons from 3-6 pm

Race Check-in and Late Registration
Saturday June 17, 2017 from 6:30am to 7:30am at Kona Commons.

Ages 1-4: 100 yard dash
Ages 5-7: 200 yard dash

Ages 7-8: 1/4 mile

Ages 9-10: 1/2 mile

Ages 11-15: 1 mile

More info: 

Website: http://konamarathon.com/event-information/aloha-keiki-run/

Telephone: Contact Kona Marathon at 808-967-8240.


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Karen E. Bail

808-936-4640

Fax: 808-883-2263

RB-16072

kebail@aloha.net

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Kahilu Theater Performing Arts Summer Camps for Youth   Leave a comment

                  Dance • Sing • Act • Tumble


Kahilu Theater is offering three performing arts summer camps for Hawai‘i Island youth this summer!

🔸Let’s Dance! (Summer Dance Camp)

Directed by KPAC Director, Angel Prince, Let’s Dance! teaches technique and choreography classes in Contemporary Dance, Ballet, Hip Hop, and Jazz. 

Ages 7 to 16

Monday through Friday, 10am – 2:30pm

June 19 through June 30

Technique classes in Contemporary Dance, Ballet, Hip Hop, and Jazz

Daily Pilates and yoga class

Optional classes include: Acting, Anatomy, Improvisation and Choreography, Makeup, Salsa

🔸Adventures in Polynesia

Directed by Kalena Ohilo, Adventures in Polynesia is inspired by the motion picture Moana and focuses on Acrobatics, Tumbling, Vaulting and Aerial Silks.

Ages 5 to 12

Monday through Friday, 10am – 2:30pm

July 3 through July 14

Inspired by the Motion Picture MOANA this camp will focus on Acrobatics, Tumbling, Vaulting and Aerial Silks infused with Polynesian Music, Implements, and Dance. A mix plate of fun and excitement. In addition to indulging their powerful creative energies in acrobatics and instrumentals, students will create their own “Moana Skirt” and Maori Poi Balls. Come and journey with us in an Adventure in Polynesia!

Final performance – Friday, July 14, 5p

Note – There is no class on July 4, that will be made up on Saturday, July 8
 🔸KPAW (Kahilu Performing Arts Workshop)

Directed by former Kahilu Youth Troupe member, Marena Dunnington, KPAW focuses on teaching stage skills necessary for musical theatre, with singing, acting and dancing as the three primary disciplines.

Ages 7 to 12
Monday through Friday, 10am – 2:30pm

July 17 through July 28

Daily classes in Singing, Acting, and Dancing

Additional classes: Play Writing, Storytelling, Makeup, Improvisation, Accents and Dialects

Final performance – July 28, 5pm

For more information: http://kahilutheatre.org/Arts-Ed/Kahilu-Performing-Arts-Camps–Summer-2017-


Photos + Information courtesy of: kahilutheater.com 

Karen E. Bail

808-936-4640

Fax: 808-883-2263

RB-16072

kebail@aloha.net

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1st Annual Mother’s Day Extravaganza Gift & Craft Fair   Leave a comment

1st Annual Mother’s Day Extravaganza Gift & Craft Fair

Don’t forget mom this mother’s day! Bring her to the 1st Annual Mother’s day Extravaganza Gift & Craft Fair in Hilo! 

Over 50 artists and crafters from the State of Hawaii. This Craft Fair features vendors from the Big Island and the State of Hawai’i at Sangha Hall in Hilo on Saturday May 6th from 9 am to 4 pm.

A portion of the proceeds from this event will go to support the Big Island Substance Abuse Council. For a vendor application or more information, please visit http://www.malamaponoevents.com. For more information, call (808) 896-1620 or email malamaponoeventsmgmt@gmail.com.

Saturday, May 6, 2017

9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Sangha Hall

398 Kilauea Ave Hilo, HI 96720

Admission: Adults $2, Children under 12 FREE

Last hour FREE

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Karen E. Bail
808-936-4640

Fax: 808-883-2263

RB-16072

kebail@aloha.net

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16th Annual Astro Day May 6, 2017   Leave a comment

16th Annual Astro Day May 6, 2017 ~


On Astronomy Day, thousands of people who have never looked through a telescope will have an opportunity to see first hand what has so many amateur and professional astronomers all excited. AstroDay in Hilo features over 40 exhibits, demonstrations and activity areas and musical performance throughout Prince Kuhio Plaza.
AstroDay presenters include the observatories on Mauna Kea, educators, students, Hawaiian culture groups and commercial vendors. Here are some of the presenters for this year:

🔹Canada France Hawaii Telescope (CFHT)
🔹East Asian Observatories (JCMT) / University of Arizona (CSO)

🔹Gemini Observatory

🔹Hilo Astronomy Club

🔹HI-SEAS

🔹Institute for Astronomy (IfA)

🔹Imiloa Astronomy Center

🔹InfraRed Telescope Facility (IRTF)

🔹Keck Observatories

🔹LCOGT

🔹Mauna Kea Visitor Information Station

🔹PISCES

🔹Smithsonian Sub-Millimeter Array (SMA)

🔹Subaru Telescope

🔹TMT

🔹UKIRT

🔹University of Hawaii at Hilo

🔹Very Long Baseline Array

More to be announced!

Date: May 6, 2017

Time: 10 am – 4 pm

Free event 

Location: Prince Kuhio Plaza, 111 E Puainako St Hilo, HI

Web Page: http://www.mkaoc.org/programming/astroday

For more info contact: fujmon@mac.com 808-640-9161

Photo + Article courtsey of: http://www.whofish.org

Karen E. Bail

808-936-4640

Fax: 808-883-2263

RB-16072

kebail@aloha.net

http://www.KarenBail.com

Big Island Chocolate Festival   Leave a comment

Big Island Chocolate Festival is this weekend! 

With the theme, “Worth Its Weight in Gold: The History of Chocolate,” the sixth annual Big Island Chocolate Festival is April 28-29, 2017 with events headquartered from the Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel on the Kohala Coast of the Big Island.


Indulge in the alluring, rich taste of chocolate—in both its sweet and savory forms—while participating in delicious, fun and informative chocolate-themed activities.

The “must-attend” festival gala—featuring food booths, unlimited wine and beer pours, silent auction, dancing and more—is 5-9 p.m. Saturday, April 29th.

VIP Gala Tickets: $109.00

Early Bird Gala Ticket: $69.00

Gala General Admission Tickets: $79

Location: Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel, 62 Kauna’oa Drive Kamuela, HI 96743

Gala 5-9 p.m. on Saturday April 29, 2017

Please see website for more information:

http://www.bigislandchocolatefestival.com/

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Warm Aloha~

Karen E. Bail

808-936-4640

Fax: 808-883-2263

RB-16072

kebail@aloha.net

http://www.KarenBail.com