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Kahulanui at Gertrude’s Jazz Bar in Kona ~ July 28th!   Leave a comment

Kahulanui at Gertrude’s Jazz Bar in Kona ~ July 28th!

Na Hoku Award winning Kahulanui (The Big Dance) is an inspiration passed down three generations from Grandfather Robert Kahulanui Naipo, to Dad Rodgers L.L. Naipo Sr., to Grandson and Kahulanui band leader, Lolena Naipo, Jr.

Lolena remembers stories of his Grandfather who was a member of the Royal Hawaiian Band during an era when horns and drums were a part of Hawaiian music.

Throughout Hawaii in the 1920s and 1930s, one could find orchestras playing Hawaiian Swing and the house would be jumping. Kahulanui borrowed from these influences and performs classic Hawaiian songs in a syncopated style making Hawaiian Swing vibrant and alive in Hawaii today.

“Youve never heard a beat quite like this, either in Hawaii or in Harlem. Kahulanui is a ferocious blast of swinging jazz. The sun may be hot, but the music is hotter”. – The Wall Street Journal July 2, 2015

Kahulanui

Date: 7/28/2019 (Sunday)

Address: Gertrude’s Jazz Bar , 75-5699 Alii Drive Kailua Kona, HI

Hours: 6;00 PM

Cost/Cover: $35

Web Page: http://gertrudesjazzbar.com/

Contact Info: 808-327-JAZZ

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

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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

Annual Orchid Show : Plant & Craft Sale   Leave a comment

Annual Orchid Show: Plant & Craft Sale

Friday, May 10th 9AM till 6PM

Saturday May 11th 8AM till 4PM

Orchid Vendors from Around the Island will be showcasing New Hybrids and Exotic Orchid Species.

Come and meet the Grower’s and talk story!

Anthurium Plants & Cut Flowers, Pottery & Ceramics, Real Flower Jewelry, Nurturing Gemstones & Jewelry, Greeting Cards, Air Plants, Cactus & Succulents , Dragon Fruit plants, Heliconia plants, Protea Plants & Flowers, Herbs, Jams & Jellies, Local Honey & Bee Products, fruit trees, Tropical Plants, water garden plants and more Hand Crafted Jewelry.

Unique Plants and Orchid Growing Classes Begin on the hour from 11AM – 2PM

Annual Orchid Show : Plant & Craft Sale

Date: 5/10/2019 – 5/11/2019

Location: Old Kona Airport Park ‘Event Pavilion’ 75-5560 Kuakini Hwy, Kailua Kona, HI

Hours: 9Am till 4PM

Cost/Cover: Free

Web Page: http://konaorchidsociety.org

Contact Info: Bob at 808-333-0889

The Kona Orchid Society (KOS) is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to educating our members and the public about the collection, culture, and appreciation of orchids.  Since 1985, we have promoted fellowship among orchid enthusiasts. Our members include both individual hobbyists and commercial growers, all brought together by our common interest.

KOS usually meets at 6:00PM on the first Friday of the month.

The meeting is held at the Makua Lani Academy Bridge House Building at 74-4966 Kealakaa St., off Palani Road in Kailua-Kona.   Our membership meetings are open to the public and we welcome anyone interested in joining us.  See our schedule of upcoming events for further information.  If you have an interest in becoming a member, see our membership page.

We have wonderful meetings where we learn from many orchid experts about how to successfully grow our orchids.  After sharing a pot luck meal and listening to our guest speakers we have a time for Show and Tell.  People bring their blooming orchids and share info about what elevation they live at and the type of orchid.  It is really amazing to see the beautiful orchids people are growing!  We end with an orchid raffle.  It is really fun.  

Each year on Mother’s Day weekend (Friday and Saturday), we hold our Annual Orchid Show and Sale in the pavilion at the Old Kona Airport in Kailua-Kona. If you are in the Kailua-Kona area, you won’t want to miss it.

Admission is FREE to everyone.

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

10th Annual Mango Festival Coming Up on Saturday July 21st~Hale Halawai in Kona!   Leave a comment

10th Annual Mango Festival

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Hale Halawai ~ Ali’i Dr. Downtown Kona

Free Community Event

Honoring our Big Island of Hawai`i Mango varieties

Featuring Mango Grafting, Growing Techniques, Mango Trees For Sale, Mango Recipe Preparation and Sampling

Agricultural Presentations

Hawaiian Cultural Hula, & Entertainment

Music and Festivities Throughout The Day

Arts & Crafts

Fun for the entire family!

ZERO WASTE

The Juiciest Event On The Island!

10 am – 5 pm

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

Spring Fling! A fundraising gala for Kuleana Education Academy ~ May 19th💐   Leave a comment

This year’s Spring Fling will be held Saturday May 19th at Hale Halawai from 5 to 9 pm.

Our festive gala will feature a variety of exciting entertainment events including a live band, gaming tables, gourmet pupu and dessert buffets, as well as beer, wine, and a signature cocktail for the event.

A highlight of the evening will be our Silent Auction featuring gift certificates to local restaurants, adventure activities, jewelry, art, and more!

Childcare will be available off site at Ohana Martial Arts from 5 to 9 pm. Kid’s entertainment will include a movie, dinner, and martial arts activities. Fee is $25.00 and parents must signs a waiver for Ohana Martial Arts. Ohana Martial Arts is located at 75-5759 Kuakini Hwy Suite 100, Kailua-Kona (Across from the school’s old location).

Spring Fling! A fundraising gala for Kuleana Education Academy Info:

Date: 5/19/2018 (Saturday)

Address: Hale Halawai Park, 75-5760 Ali’i Drive Kailua Kona, HI

Hours: 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Cost/Cover: $25

Web Page: http://kuleanaeducation.weebly.com/

Contact Info: 808-464-3195

FAQs:

◽️Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Alcohol will be served at the event and you may be required to show proof of age.

◽️What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Parking is available across the street at the nearby parking lots and the library. **Parking at Hale Halawai will be reserved for volunteers working at the Gala.**

◽️What can I bring into the event?

Purchases of alcohol will be cash only. Silent auction purchases can be made by cash or credit card.

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

Kona Orchid Show – Plant & Craft Sale~May 11th + 12th   Leave a comment

Orchid Show – Plant & Craft Sale

Pottery & Ceramics, Real Flower Jewelry, Nurturing Gemstones & Jewelry, Fine Art, Cards, Silk Fabric Art, Air Plants, Cactus & Succulents , Dragon Fruit plants, Protea Plants & Flowers, Herbs, Jams & Jellies, Local Honey & Bee Products, Heliconias & Ginger plants, fruit trees, Tropical Plants, water garden plants and more

Orchid Growing Classes Begin on the hour from 11AM – 2PM

Orchid Show – Plant & Craft Sale

Date: 5/11/2018 – 5/12/2018

Address: 75-5560 Kuakini Hwy., Old Airport Park ‘Event’ Pavilion Kailua Kona, HI

Hours: 9 AM til 6 PM

Cost/Cover: Free

Web Page: http://konaorchidsociety.org

Contact Info: Call Bob 808-333-0889

Details: Orchid Vendors from Around the Island With New Hybrids and Exotic Orchid Species!

The Kona Orchid Society (KOS) is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to educating our members and the public about the collection, culture, and appreciation of orchids.  Since 1985, we have promoted fellowship among orchid enthusiasts. Our members include both individual hobbyists and commercial growers, all brought together by our common interest.

KOS usually meets at 6:00PM on the first Friday of the month.

The meeting is held at the Makua Lani Academy Bridge House Building at 74-4966 Kealakaa St., off Palani Road in Kailua-Kona.   Our membership meetings are open to the public and we welcome anyone interested in joining us.  See our schedule of upcoming events for further information.  If you have an interest in becoming a member, see our membership page.

We have wonderful meetings where we learn from many orchid experts about how to successfully grow our orchids.  After sharing a pot luck meal and listening to our guest speakers we have a time for Show and Tell.  People bring their blooming orchids and share info about what elevation they live in and the type of orchid.  It is really amazing to see the beautiful orchids people are growing!  We end with an orchid raffle.  It is really fun.  

Each year on Mother’s Day weekend (Friday and Saturday), we hold our Annual Orchid Show and Sale in the pavilion at the Old Kona Airport in Kailua-Kona. If you are in the Kailua-Kona area, you won’t want to miss it.

Admission is FREE to everyone.

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

The Donkey Mill Art Center 11th Annual Art Auction~ Saturday, February 24, 2018   Leave a comment

The Donkey Mill Art Center will hold its 11th Annual Art Auction at BMW of Hawaii in Kailua-Kona on Saturday, February 24, 2018, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. This curated auction provides a rare opportunity for art enthusiasts and patrons to purchase from a range of work by renowned artists while enjoying a black-tie optional party in the car dealer’s showroom.

The Annual Art Auction draws contributions from local and national artists who want to support the community art center and its work to provide art experiences and opportunities for the people of West Hawaii and their visitors. Pieces by more than 50 artists, ranging in value from $100 to $10,000, will be represented in this year’s silent and live auctions in an effort to raise resources for the non-profit organization.

Among the anticipated works available at this year’s auction will be pieces by painter Lynn Capell, fine art prints by Bud Shark Ink, ceramicist David Kuraoka, ceramicist Richard Notkin, printmaker and painter Mayumi Oda, and ceramicist Esther Shimazu. A digital catalog will be available to ticketholders in advance of the event, and patrons who are unable to attend may opt to bid remotely.

Tickets are $25

BMW of Hawaii

74-5533 Loloku Street

Kailua Kona, HI

https://donkeymillartcenter.z2systems.com/np/clients/donkeymillartcenter/event.jsp?event=659

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