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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

Hope to see you there!

Warm Aloha~

Karen E. Bail


Fax: 808-883-2263



Free Movie Under the Stars at Queens’ Marketplace- “Wonder”~ Saturday, February 23rd!   Leave a comment

FREE Movie Presentation! Once a month, you’re invited to bring a beach chair or blanket for a free outdoor movie at dusk at the Coronation Pavilion.

Based on the New York Times bestseller, this movie tells the incredibly inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman, a boy with facial differences who enters the fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time.

▪️PG | 1h 53min | Drama, Family 

▪️When: Saturday, February 23

▪️Time: Dusk ~ 6:30 pm

▪️Where: Queens’ MarketPlace Coronation Pavilion

Hope to see you there!

Warm Aloha~

Karen E. Bail


Fax: 808-883-2263


Moku O Keawe International Hula Festival~February 21-24, 2019 at Waikoloa Beach Resort   Leave a comment

Moku O Keawe International Hula Festival

Moku O Keawe’s signature event returns to Waikoloa Beach Resort with both traditional and modern forms of hula, plus workshops by esteemed practitioners, lectures, and exhibitions.

Welina Mai Ke Aloha!

The Moku O Keawe International Hula Festival was founded on the principals of hula, its teachings, and the related arts and crafts.  We continue to keep our mission alive through performances, workshops, and a competition.  

Our signature event returns to Waikoloa Bowl on February 21, 2019.  The competition will feature halau showcasing various age groups both in traditional and modern forms.  Registration is open for the competition, inviting you to submit your request!

We offer workshops by esteemed judges and practitioners.  There will be informative lectures on traditions, methods, and style.  We also invite you to the Exhibitions, a program that initiates and teaches novice groups.

We offer a historic perspective to hula!  E hele mai!  

Ola ka hula!  Ola ke ola!

Sig Zane

Moku O Keawe Foundation, President

▪️When: Thursday – Sunday, February 21 – 24, 2019

▪️Where: Queens’ MarketPlace and the Waikoloa Bowl

▪️For festival’s schedule visit the website at:

Hope to see you there!

Warm Aloha~

Karen E. Bail


Fax: 808-883-2263


Wiliwili Festival ~ Sunday February 3rd!   Leave a comment

The 8th Annual Wiliwili Festival hosted by Waikoloa Dry Forest Initiative and Waikoloa Village Towncenter is coming up on Saturday, February 3rd at the Waikoloa Stables from 9am-3pm. The Wiliwili Festival is free and has activities for the whole family! We’ll be bringing together leaders in conservation and cultural preservation from around the island and the State to share their work with the public and information about how to get involved in some of the incredible work going on in our community. Activities will include games and a scavenger hunt for kids, a native plant sale and free lectures and workshops for adults and older children. There will also be live music and food vendors throughout the day. Our famous silent auction will also take place from 9am to 1pm and you can find gift certificates for local restaurants, hotels, and tours as well as art, fashion, collectibles, housewares and more!

WDFI will be hosting guided tours of the Waikoloa Dry Forest Preserve throughout the day with tours leaving from the Waikoloa Stables every hour between 8am and 1pm. Hawaii Forest & Trail will provide transportation for the excursions where participants will see ancient wiliwili trees, learn about the native dry forest ecosystem and the progress toward restoration that WDFI has made since 2011.

The preserve will also be open to visitors from 9am-2pm and trails will be open for hiking. Tours fill up fast and advanced reservations are recommended.

To book a tour, please email or call us at (808) 494-2208. Please indicate the tour time and number of people you’d like to sign up.

Free lectures and workshops will be occurring throughout the day and are free to attend with no reservation necessary. Talks will include updates about coastal and forest projects, the recent volcanic eruption, wiliwili trees in Hawaiian ecology and cultural practices and lei making. Here is our lineup:


▪️10:00am Forest Health in Hawaii JB Friday, Extension Forester, UH CTAHR

▪️10:30am Kilauea Eruption Don Swanson, Volcanologist, USGS

▪️11:30pm Try Wait Update Panel Discussion

▪️12:00pm South Kohala Coastal Action Plan Update Julia Rose, Coordinator South Kohala Coastal Partnership

▪️12:30pm Wiliwili Emily Grave, UH Manoa

▪️1:00pm Waikoloa Dry Forest Jen Lawson, WDFI

Workshops & Demos:

▪️10:00am Introduction to Haku Lei with Pua & Malia Heimuli

▪️11:00am Wiliwili Hula Ki’i with Auili’i Mitchell

▪️12:00pm Lau Hala Weaving & Other Traditional Crafts with Solomon Apio

You’ll also find WDFI merchandise for sale and native plants and growing guides to take home. Please join us for this fun, free, family-friendly event and show your support for the Waikoloa Dry Forest Initiative and our extended conservation community!


▪️Wiliwili Festival

▪️Date: 2/3/2019 (Sunday)

▪️Address: Waikoloa Stables, 68-1936 Waikoloa Rd Waikoloa, HI

▪️Hours: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

▪️Cost/Cover: Free

▪️Web Page:

▪️Contact Info: Contact Waikoloa Dry Forest Initiative at (808) 494-2208 or email:

Pictures with Santa at Queens’ Marketplace! 🎄🎅🏻   Leave a comment

Pictures with Santa at Queens’ Marketplace from Sunday December 16, 2018 – Saturday, December 22, 2018! 🎄🎅🏻🎁

FREE – Festive fun for the whole ohana. Located at the Clock Tower between Island Gourmet and Romano’s Macaroni Grill at the Queens’ Marketplace!

Bring Your Own Camera!

💢Sunday, Dec. 16 (11:00 AM to 2:00 PM)

💢Monday, Dec. 17 (5:00 to 8:00 PM)

💢Tuesday, Dec. 18 (5:00 to 8:00 PM)

💢Wednesday, Dec. 19 (5:00 to 8:00 PM)

💢Thursday, Dec. 20 (5:00 to 8:00 PM)

💢Friday, Dec. 21 (5:00 to 8:00 PM)

💢Saturday, Dec. 22 (11:00 AM to 2:00 PM)

*Free musical performance with Ben Kaili on Saturday, Dec. 22 from 12:00 to 2:00 PM!

Happy Holidays~

Karen E. Bail


Fax: 808-883-2263


Mini Concert Series-Johnny Shot Band at Queens’ Marketplace~Saturday, December 15th!   Leave a comment

Mini Concert Series-Johnny Shot Band at Queens’ Marketplace on Saturday, December 15th!

FREE EVENT –  Join us for free LIVE MUSIC, 6:00 – 8:00 pm at the Coronation Pavilion

With an electrifying mix of high-energy rock & roll, R&B and popular dance music, the versatile Johnny Shot Band gets a crowd up and moving in no time.

▪️When: Saturday, December 15

▪️Time: 6:00 – 8:00 pm

▪️Where: Queens’ MarketPlace Coronation Pavilion

Hope to see you there!

Happy Holidays~

Karen E. Bail


Fax: 808-883-2263


Thanksgiving Specials at Waikoloa Beach Resort~Thursday, November 22nd!   Leave a comment

Thanksgiving Specials at Waikoloa Beach Resort~Thursday, November 22nd!

🦃Romano’s Macaroni Grill

Special Thanksgiving Dinner

11:00 am-10:00 pm

Queens’ MarketPlace

(808) 443-5515

🦃Sansei Seafood, Steak and Sushi Special Thanksgiving Menu

5:30-10:00 pm

Queens’ MarketPlace

(808) 886-6286

🦃Hilton Waikoloa Village, Grand Ballroom


Thursday November 22, 2018

3:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Enjoy a fabulous Thanksgiving dinner buffet featuring carved turkey and prime rib, and pumpkin pie. Live music by John Keawe.

Complimentary self-parking.

Adults: $79 + tax

Children (5-12 years): $35 + tax

🦃Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, Hawaii Calls Restaurant


Thursday November 22, 2018

4:00-8:00 pm

Gather with family and friends to savor a bountiful array of your favorite culinary delights.

$69 Adults / $30 Children

For more information or reservations, call (808) 886-8111.

Wishing you a wonderful Thanksgiving full of memorable times with friends and family.

Happy Thanksgiving!🍁🦃🍽 🍂

Warmest Aloha~

Karen E. Bail


Fax: 808-883-2263