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20th Annual Ukulele Festival at Waikoloa Beach Resort ~ Saturday, March 7th!   Leave a comment

20th Annual Ukulele Festival at Waikoloa Beach Resort is coming up on March 7th!

Annual ‘Ukulele Festival ~ Waikoloa Beach Resort


Ukulele Giveaways | Workshop by Roy Sakuma | Informational Booths

All star line-up on three stages at Kings’ Shops and Queens’ MarketPlace. Lineup includes Roy Sakuma, Kunia Galdeira, Kalei Gamiao, Mark Yamanaka and Willie K! Stay tuned for more information.

Waikoloa Beach Resort invites all ‘ukulele lovers to B.Y.O.U. and join in the celebration of Hawaii’s favorite musical instrument, at the Annual Great Waikoloa ‘Ukulele Festival.

The free event begins with a free ‘ukulele workshop at and continues all day with live entertainment on three stages at Kings’ Shops and Queens’ MarketPlace, along with displays, demonstrations, and ‘ukulele giveaways by sponsoring companies.

Saturday, March 7 | 11 AM-5 PM

Warm Aloha~

Karen E. Bail

808-936-4640

Fax: 808-883-2263

RB-16072

kebail@aloha.net

http://www.KarenBail.com

Queens’ MarketPlace ~ Monthly Movie: Special Presentation of Moana in Hawaiian by Punana O Leo Kona   Leave a comment

Moana | Movie Under the Stars

Monthly Movie: Special Presentation of Moana in Hawaiian by Punana O Leo Kona

Punano O Lea Kona School’s mission is to drive and inspire change to ensure a living Hawaiian language in Hawaii and beyond. The school and its students will be hosting a series of talks, performances, cultural demonstrations, and educational booths at Queens’ MarketPlace in celebration of the Hawaiian language and culture.

Talks, performances and booths will be from 3 – 6pm. The movie will be premiered at 6pm. Bring your own beach chair or blanket, and enjoy this very special presentation of Moana!


An adventurous teenager sails out on a daring mission to save her people. During her journey, Moana meets the once-mighty demigod Maui, who guides her in her quest to become a master way-finder. Together they sail across the open ocean on an action-packed voyage, encountering enormous monsters and impossible odds. Along the way, Moana fulfills the ancient quest of her ancestors and discovers the one thing she always sought: her own identity.
PG | 1 hour and 47 minutes | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

When: Saturday, February 22
Time: 3 – 8 pm (movie starts at 6 pm)
Where: Coronation Pavilion

Warm Aloha~

Karen E. Bail

808-936-4640

Fax: 808-883-2263

RB-16072

kebail@aloha.net

http://www.KarenBail.com

Weekly Ukulele Lessons with Uncle Ronnie at Queens’ Marketplace, Waikoloa Beach Resort!   Leave a comment

Weekly Ukulele Lessons with Uncle Ronnie at Queens’ Marketplace!

Ukuleles and sheet music will be provided on a first come, first served basis. If you have your own ukulele, then BYOU (bring your own ukulele)!

When:            Every Tuesday 

Time:              6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Where:           Coronation Pavilion at Queens’ Marketplace

Warm Aloha~

Karen E. Bail

808-936-4640

Fax: 808-883-2263

RB-16072

kebail@aloha.net

http://www.KarenBail.com

Hawaii Island Festival: Kindy Sproat Falsetto & Hawaiian Storytelling Competition ~ Saturday September 14th!   Leave a comment

Hawaii Island Festival: Kindy Sproat Falsetto & Hawaiian Storytelling Competition ~ Saturday September 14th!

Kane come out to show their skills to throw their voice in higher registers. They also share the manao of their mele, the songwriter and the hidden meaning (kaona).

This is to honor the late Uncle Kindy Sproat, a true Hawaiian who lived in Pololu Valley, as his kupuna before him. This event has served as a platform for many falsetto singers to share their talents and voices. Many have gone on to form bands and to record their own music.

Event Details: Hawaii Island Festival:Kindy Sproat Falsetto & Hawaiian Storytelling Competition

▪️Date: 9/14/2019 (Saturday)

▪️Address: Kahilu Theatre, 67-1186 Lindsey Road Kamuela, HI

▪️Hours: 6:00pm – 9:30pm

▪️Cost/Cover: Competitors $30 Entry Fee

▪️Web Page: https://digitalalohadesigns.com/hif-bootstrap/

▪️Contact Info: shauncette@gmail.com

Ho‵ōla Hou

HAWAII ISLAND FESTIVAL 2019

2019 Theme: “Ho‵ōla Hou”

Revive Restore Renew

If you would like to support Hawaii Island Festival – 30 Days of Aloha, you may do so by purchasing our ribbons ($5.00 each).

Our ribbons are keepsake items.

Ribbons are available through any of the committee chairs.

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

Warm Aloha~

Karen E. Bail

808-936-4640

Fax: 808-883-2263

RB-16072

kebail@aloha.net

http://www.KarenBail.com

Konastock Free Spirit of Aloha Festival ~ Saturday August 3rd!   Leave a comment

Get your groove on ~ Woodstock is coming to Kona! Konastock Free Spirit of Aloha Festival!

1969 was a special year in the annals of history.

The Space Race to the moon witnessed an epic Lunar landing.

Woodstock Peace Festival attracted over a million people all celebrating the gift of life through Rock Music within chaotic times.

Our Non-Profit Organization The Sanctuary of Mana Ke`a Gardens is honored to offer a FREE Community Festival celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Woodstock.

Live music, Dancing, Streaming videos, Laser light shows, Local Arts & Crafts, Community Building, Zero Waste, Delicious Vegan Cuisine, Fun for the entire Family

Noon – 8 pm

Hale Halawai

We intend to offer a nurturing atmosphere of Music & Peace in the Spirit of Aloha

🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈

Konastock Free Spirit of Aloha Festival

Date: 8/3/2019 (Saturday)

Address: Hale Halawai Beach Park, Ali`i Drive, Downtown Kona Kailua Kona, HI

Hours: Noon – 8pm

Cost/Cover: Free

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

Get your groove on! 💃🏼

Warm Aloha~

Karen E. Bail

808-936-4640

Fax: 808-883-2263

RB-16072

kebail@aloha.net

http://www.KarenBail.com

Monthly Concert Series at Queens’ Marketplace ~ John Keawe   Leave a comment

Monthly Concert Series at Queens’ Marketplace ~ John Keawe

 

Don’t miss the opportunity to hear renowned Hawaiian musician and slack-key guitar player John Keawe perform at the Queens’ Marketplace Monthly Concert Series!

When:   Saturday, July 20
Time:     6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where:  Coronation Pavilion at Queens’ Marketplace Waikoloa Beach Resort

Hope to see you there!

Warm Aloha~

Karen E. Bail

808-936-4640

Fax: 808-883-2263

RB-16072

kebail@aloha.net

http://www.KarenBail.com

King Kamehameha Day Celebration Parade~Saturday June 8th!   Leave a comment

King Kamehameha Day Celebration Parade ~ Saturday June 8th!

Join us on Saturday morning, June 8, 2019, for the annual King Kamehameha Day Celebration Parade in Historic Kailua Village.

Throughout the day, the community of West Hawai‘i will gather to honor the great ali‘i, King Kamehameha I, who established the first capital of the united Hawaiian Kingdom here in Kailua-Kona at Kamakahonu. This year’s parade theme is Ka Mo‘i Kamehameha Nui, translated: “Kamehameha, the Sovereign Ruler of All.”

Adorned in the flowers and colors of the Hawaiian Islands, regal Pa‘u Rider Logopa‘u riders on horseback will represent each of the eight islands, led by their respective princesses and the pa‘u queen. The floral parade will also feature hula halau, equestrian units, marching bands, a horse-drawn carriage and more.

After the parade, enjoy a ho‘olaule‘a (music and art festival) at Hulihe‘e Palace, including a free concert featuring top Hawaiian recording artists. Then take time to visit the many shops, galleries and historic landmarks of Historic Kailua Village.

King Kamehameha Day Celebration Parade

Saturday, June 8, 2019

9:00 am

Royal Kona Resort

75-5852 Alii Drive

Kailua-Kona, HI

For details + more information contact the parade chairman, Barbara Nobriga, at 322-9944, or email: KamehamehaDayParade@hawaii.rr.com

See you there!

Warm Aloha~

Karen E. Bail

808-936-4640

Fax: 808-883-2263

RB-16072

kebail@aloha.net

http://www.KarenBail.com

King Kamehameha Day Celebration Parade ~ Saturday June 8th!   Leave a comment

King Kamehameha Day Celebration Parade~ Saturday, June 8, 2019

Join us on Saturday morning, June 8, 2019, for the annual King Kamehameha Day Celebration Parade in Historic Kailua Village.

Throughout the day, the community of West Hawai‘i will gather to honor the great ali‘i, King Kamehameha I, who established the first capital of the united Hawaiian Kingdom here in Kailua-Kona at Kamakahonu.

This year’s parade theme is Ka Mo‘i Kamehameha Nui, translated: “Kamehameha, the Sovereign Ruler of All.”

Adorned in the flowers and colors of the Hawaiian Islands, regal Pa‘u Rider Logopa‘u riders on horseback will represent each of the eight islands, led by their respective princesses and the pa‘u queen. The floral parade will also feature hula halau, equestrian units, marching bands, a horse-drawn carriage and more.

This year’s parade will travel down Ali‘i Drive through Historic Kailua Village beginning at 9 a.m. After the parade, join the fun at Hulihe‘e Palace, where a Hawaiian music and crafts festival (ho‘olaule‘a) will take place until 4 p.m. Live performances by Hawaiian recording artists, hula halau and more. Bid on fantastic silent auction items.

After the parade, enjoy a ho‘olaule‘a (music and art festival) at Hulihe‘e Palace, including a free concert featuring top Hawaiian recording artists. Then take time to visit the many shops, galleries and historic landmarks of Historic Kailua Village.

King Kamehameha Day Celebration Parade

Date: 6/8/2019 (Saturday)

Address: Royal Kona Resort, 75-5852 Alii Drive Kailua Kona, HI

Hours: 9:00 am

Cost/Cover: Free Admission.

Web Page: https://konaparade.org/?utm_source=opi-hawaiicom&utm_medium=

Contact Info:

Contact the parade chairman, Barbara Nobriga, at 322-9944, or email KamehamehaDayParade@hawaii.rr.com

Hope to see you there!

Warm Aloha~

Karen E. Bail

808-936-4640

Fax: 808-883-2263

RB-16072

kebail@aloha.net

http://www.KarenBail.com

Pops Goes the Philharmonic at the Hilton Waikoloa Village~Saturday May 11th!   Leave a comment

Pops Goes the Philharmonic at the Hilton Waikoloa Village!

Join the Kamuela Philharmonic Orchestra (KPO) at one of Hawai‘i Island’s most elegant spaces for a Boston Pops inspired event!

Pops Goes the Philharmonic will feature classic gems from Broadway and the silver screen by the most recognizable and beloved composers of all time.

Be swept down memory lane with classics by Leonard Bernstein, Leroy Anderson, Henry Mancini, Jerry Brubaker, Bob Krogstad, and more!

Pops Goes the Philharmonic also features live performances by Hawai‘i Island’s own Beth Dunnington and Kat Reuss, with direction by Angel Prince.

Pops Goes the Philharmonic

▪️Date: 5/11/2019 (Saturday)

▪️Location: Hilton Waikoloa Village, Waikoloa Beach Drive, Waikoloa, Island of Hawaii, HI 9673

▪️Hours: 4:00pm – 6:00 pm

▪️Cost/Cover: $50

▪️Web Page: http://www.kamuelaphil.org/event/pops-goes-the-philharmonic/

▪️Contact Info: 808-369-9870

✨Pre-Concert VIP Cocktail Event✨

A limited number of GOLD SECTION tickets are available for purchase for Pops Goes the Philharmonic. Gold Section ticket buyers are invited to an exclusive and intimate pre-concert VIP Party from 2:30 PM to 3:45 PM with live performances from select members of the Orchestra, and singers Beth Dunnington and Kat Reuss. There will also be complimentary libations and delicious pupus on offer during the pre-party.

Pops Goes the Philharmonic is made possible with underwriting support by Monk’s Delight Kona Coffee.

The Kamuela Philharmonic Orchestra is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

Hope to see you there!

Warm Aloha~

Karen E. Bail

808-936-4640

Fax: 808-883-2263

RB-16072

kebail@aloha.net

http://www.KarenBail.com

19th Annual Great Waikoloa ‘Ukulele Festival~Saturday March 2nd!   Leave a comment

Celebrate all things ‘ukulele on Saturday, March 2nd at the 19th Annual Great Waikoloa ‘Ukulele Festival. The free event will feature ‘ukulele giveaways, a workshop by Roy Sakuma, informational booths, and an all star line-up on three stages at Kings’ Shops and Queens’ MarketPlace.

This FREE festival starts with a very educational and fun workshop put on by world-renowned Roy Sakuma and friends at Queens’ MarketPlace. Beginners and longtime players alike can learn Roy’s style of ‘ukulele playing. Many who have come in the past have learned a song or two which are typically performed at either of the Waikoloa Beach Resort Shopping centers.

Hawai`i’s top `ukulele entertainers headline this annual musical extravaganza at Queens’ MarketPlace and Kings’ Shops. Whether you are a resident or a visitor, the rhythmic sound of the `ukulele will bring you back to a time of the beauty and magic of Old Hawai`i. The music will make you dance and be part of this once-a-year event that showcases the unique sound that is known worldwide.

This year’s line-up includes Roy Sakuma, John Keawe, Widdy Loo, Brian Vasquez, and many more. Performances kick off at 11am at Kings’ Shops and 12pm at Queens’ MarketPlace.

▪️When: Saturday, March 2

▪️Time: Kick off at 12:00 pm

▪️Where: Queens’ MarketPlace Coronation Pavilion

▪️For more information, visit http://www.queensmarketplace.net

Hope to see you there!

Warm Aloha~

Karen E. Bail

808-936-4640

Fax: 808-883-2263

RB-16072

kebail@aloha.net

http://www.KarenBail.com