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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 Holiday Concert + Pop-Up Market ~ Saturday December 21st!🎄🎶🎅🏻   Leave a comment

Queens’ MarketPlace Holiday Concert ~ Saturday December 21st!

Join us in celebrating the holiday season with a special dance performance by Sasha Knowles Dance, a concert by the Honoka’a High School jazz band, pictures with Santa, and holiday face painting!

Face painting from 4 – 7pm. Pictures with Santa from 6 – 8pm. Plus a holiday pop-up market at Yoga Barre.

When:   Saturday, December 21
Time:      4 – 8 pm
Where:   Coronation Pavilion

Happy Holidays! 🎄🌺

Warm Aloha~

Karen E. Bail

808-936-4640

Fax: 808-883-2263

RB-16072

kebail@aloha.net

http://www.KarenBail.com

Pictures with Santa Claus!🎅🏻🎄   Leave a comment

Pictures with Santa Claus!🎅🏻🎄

FREE – Festive fun for the whole Ohana!

Families are invited to bring their keiki (children) and their cameras to meet Santa Claus by the Clock Tower (between Island Gourmet Markets and Romano’s Macaroni Grill) at Queens’ Marketplace where Santa’s helpers will assist with photos in a festive setting!

Afterwards, shoppers can enjoy a stroll along the mall that’s decked out in holiday decorations, pick up a snack, or sit down and relax over dinner.

Bring Your Own Camera!

Santa’s Schedule~🎅🏻

🎄Friday, December 6th 6-8pm

🎄Saturday, December 7th 6-8pm

🎄Sunday, December 8th 3-5pm

🎄Wednesday, December 11th 6-8pm

🎄Friday, December 13th 6-8pm

🎄Wednesday, December 18th 6-8pm

🎄Saturday, December 21st 6-8pm

NYC-based drummer Allison Miller at Kamuela Farmers Market Tomorrow!   Leave a comment

NYC-based drummer Allison Miller at Kamuela Farmers Market Tomorrow!

NYC-based drummer/composer/teacher Allison Miller engages her deep roots in improvisation as a vehicle to explore all music.

Described by critics as a Modern Jazz Icon in the Making, Miller is the winner of Downbeat Magazine’s 2019 Critics Poll “Rising Star Drums” category and her composition, Otis Was a Polar Bear, is on NPR’s list of The 200 Greatest Songs by 21st Century Women.

She is also Monterey Jazz Festival’s 2019 Artist in Residence, alongside bassist/producer Derrick Hodge and is the first recipient of the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation’s Commissioning Grant. The commissioned suite, In Our Veins: Rivers and Social Change, will premiere in January of 2020

Allison Miller at Kamuela Farmers Market

Date: 11/16/2019 (Saturday)

Address: Kamuela Farmer’s Market, 67-139 Pukalani Rd, Waimea, HI

Web Page: http://allisonmiller.com/

Contact Info: 415.826.9516

See you there!

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

4th Annual World Oceans Day at Hapuna Beach ~ June 8th!   Leave a comment

Celebrate the fourth annual World Oceans Day at Hāpuna Beach State Recreation Area’s South Pavilion on June 8, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event is free, except for a $5 parking fee at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area for non-Hawai‘i residents.

Activities include a recycling station, marine debris prevention event, hydration station, 19 education booths, and a beach cleanup from 7:30 to 11 a.m. Keiki can earn a prize for visiting more than six informational booths.

Participating organizations at World Oceans Day include: Hawaii Wildlife Fund, National Park Service, Eyes of the Reef Hawai’i, Waikoloa Dry Forest Initiative, Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail, Hawaiian Island Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuaries, Coral Reef Alliance, Kahaluu Bay Education Center, West Hawaii Aquatic Entanglement Response Network, DLNR Division of Aquatic Resources, Dolphin Quest, Keep Puako Beautiful, Lynker Technologies LLC, Liquid Robotics, US Army Corps of Engineers, and Ke Kai Ola The Marine Mammal Center.

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

2019 Big Island Chocolate Festival🍫April 26th + 27th!   Leave a comment

2019 Big Island Chocolate Festival🍫🍫

Make your life even sweeter by attending the Eighth Annual Big Island Chocolate Festival, April 26 & 27, 2019 at The Westin Hapuna Beach Resort. From chocolate cooking demonstrations and a unique tequila and chocolate pairing event, to the fun and festive gala of all galas, our annual event is the sweetest (and savoriest) event of the year!

The 2019 gala event will be held on Saturday, April 27 and the ticket price includes unlimited tastings at more than 25 food stations, unlimited beer and wine pours from our various sponsors, an all-you-can-enjoy chicken mole bar, signature cocktails, DJ and live music, a fabulous silent auction and all around chocolate-themed fun. Limited Early Bird and VIP gala tickets are available starting November 23, 2018. With VIP tickets you’ll enjoy early access (before general admission opens), reserved tables and a private bar.

For the fifth year in a row The Westin Hapuna Beach Resort. is offering fantastic room packages that include gala and event tickets. The schedule is updated often so sign up for our emails and like us on Facebook.

The Big Island Chocolate Festival is presented by the Kona Cacao Association, Inc. (KCA) The mission and goal of this non-profit organization is to promote the cacao industry on the Big Island of Hawai‘i by presenting BICF as an educational and outreach opportunity for local cacao farmers, the hospitality industry and cacao enthusiasts. We encourage you to become a member of KCA and support our cause.

ADDITIONAL EVENTS (tickets available after February 15, 2019 – Like us on Facebook to stay up-to-date):

(4/26/19) – Cacao Farm Seminars/Workshops — Perfect for the current and aspiring cacao farmers seeking to learn the latest techniques, industry updates, processing and more.

(4/26/19) – Original Hawaiian Chocolate Factory Farm Tour— Take a behind-the-scenes peek at how cacao becomes our favorite sweet and savory treat.

(4/27/19) – Cooking Demonstrations — Enjoy a range of culinary cooking and technique demonstrations from local chefs to uplevel your cooking skills!

We look forward to seeing you there!🍫

Warm Aloha~

Karen E. Bail

808-936-4640

Fax: 808-883-2263

RB-16072

kebail@aloha.net

http://www.KarenBail.com

Spring into Fun at Queens’ MarketPlace~Photos with Pualani Cottontail + Koloa the Duck! 🐰🐥💐   Leave a comment

Spring into Fun at Queens’ MarketPlace~Photos with Pualani Cottontail and Koloa the Duck! 🐰🐥

Pualani Cottontail and Koloa the Duck are making their way to Queens’ MarketPlace this spring!

Join us for a free event for the whole family including photos with Pualani Cottontail and Koloa the Duck + give-a-ways for the keiki!

When: Saturday, April 20, 2019
Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm 
Where: Coronation Pavilion

Happy Easter!🌸

Warm Aloha~

Karen E. Bail

808-936-4640

Fax: 808-883-2263

RB-16072

kebail@aloha.net

http://www.KarenBail.com

Culinary Arts Under the Stars ~ Friday February 8th at the Kings’ Shops!   Leave a comment

Culinary Arts Under the Stars at the Kings’ Shops at Waikoloa Beach Resort is coming up on Friday February 8th!

Please join us for the 7th year of this premier culinary extravaganza presented by Kings Shops. Stroll under the stars and sample fine cuisine from local chefs at tasting stations throughout the center. Sip beer or wine and enjoy the music of Grammy award-winning guitarist, Jeff Peterson.

This year’s event will benefit the Waikoloa Dry Forest Initiative a local nonprofit organization working to preserve, protect and restore native dry forest in Waikoloa.

There will be an exciting silent auction with art, luxury items, gift certificates to amazing restaurants and adventure packages. All proceeds will benefit their conservation and education programs.

Culinary Arts Under the Stars Info:

▪️Date: 2/8/2019 (Friday)

▪️Address: Kings’ Shops at Waikoloa Beach Resort, 69-250 Waikoloa Beach Drive, Waikoloa, HI

▪️Hours: 5:30 pm

▪️Cost/Cover: General $45

▪️Web Page: https://waikoloadryforest.org

▪️Contact Info: 8084942208

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

Asian Fest at Queens’ MarketPlace at Waikoloa Beach Resort~Friday February 1st!   Leave a comment

Asian Fest at Queens’ Marketplace at Waikoloa Beach Resort is happening on Friday February 1st!

Come celebrate with vibrant Lion Dances, food samplings and live entertainment at this FREE event.  

Lions and Taiko Drums! Welcome the Year of the Pig at the exciting “Asian Fest” at Queens’ MarketPlace. Make sure you have your lycee (red envelope) ready with “lettuce” to feed the Lion and ensure good health and fortune in 2019.

More than Chinese New Year, Asian Fest brings together the fun and fascinating Far East traditions that came to Hawai`i and still inspire residents and visitors from everywhere!

Details:

▪️When: Friday, February 1

▪️Time: 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

▪️Where: Queens’ MarketPlace

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