• Free skin cancer screening at Dr. Monica Scheel Dermatology’s Kailua-Kona office, 2-4 p.m. Learn how to protect your skin, find out about the danger signs of skin cancer, and see UV damage in a skin scope. First-come, first-served. Free reef-safe sunscreen samples and snacks. Info: Call 329-1146.
• Kailua-Kona Seniors meeting, 10 a.m. at Hale Halawai. May birthdays celebrated and a game day with bingo, Scrabble, and Rummikub, as well as possible bridge and beginner mahjong.
• Legislative Session Report, 6 p.m., Waikoloa School Cafeteria. Join State Rep. David Tarnas for a community discussion regarding the 2019 legislative session.
• Rotary Club of Kona Sunrise meeting, 7 a.m. at Humpy’s Restaurant. Guest speaker is retired chief judge Ronald Ibarra, Third Judicial Circuit and Access to Justice Commissioner. Info: Donna Urban-Higuchi, 938-5137.
• Kona Parkinson’s Support Group, 1 p.m. at West Hawaii Community Health Center, 75-5751 Kuakini Highway, Conference room A. Info: Tom St. John, (925) 785-6093, firstname.lastname@example.org.
• “Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindlewald” movie matinee, 2-4 p.m. at the Kealakekua Public Library. Rated PG-13. Free popcorn will be provided and you may bring beverages in closed containers. Free to the public. Info: 323-7585.
• AfterHours Chamber networking event, 5-7 p.m. at Kona Coffee and Tea, 74-5588 Palani Road, Kailua-Kona. This pau hana will feature trivia, pupus and refreshments, group games with prizes, and demonstrations of different coffee brewing techniques. General admission $30; $15 for Chamber members and first-time non-members, register at www.kona-kohala.com. Info: 329-1758 or email email@example.com.
* MAY 16
• Friends of the Children of West Hawaii free activities for children, 4-6 p.m. at the Keauhou Shopping Center. Learn how to play Bocce Ball! Drop in for as long as you like, no need to stay all two hours. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org, 331-2425, or Facebook @FriendsWestHawaii.
• The Kona Alano Club is hosting a forum sponsored by Going Home Hawaii to serve as a follow-up to the Hawaii Island Meth Summits, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at NELHA Gateway Visitor’s Center. The event is free, with continental breakfast and lunch included. RSVP to email@example.com or call 491-2437.
* Get Caught Reading event at Thelma Parker Library in Waimea, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Statewide multimedia initiative that encourages people off all ages to read.
* Aloha Friday at Kona Elks Club from 4-7 p.m. Music by Howard Hori. $5 cover charge. Pupu menu.
* MAY 18
• Kona Aerials Gymnastics Vegas Night fundraiser at the Hale Halawai Pavilion in Kailua-Kona to support the gymnastics team’s ongoing competitions on the islands and the mainland. Enjoy a Las Vegas atmosphere featuring casino games, food, friends, fun, and a silent auction. Info: 329-4313 or 987-4491, or email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.gymnasticshawaii.com.
• Treat yourself to weaving a lauhala bracelet while learning the history and significance of the hala tree in the Hawaiian culture, 1-4 p.m. at Christ Church Episcopal on Konawaena School Road, just mauka of Highway 11. Cost is $20. Please bring a hand towel. To register for class please contact Cindy Ku’upua Whitehawk at email@example.com or 987-2662.
• Get Caught Reading event at Kailua-Kona Public Library, 1-2:30 p.m. Statewide multimedia initiative that encourages people off all ages to read.
• Opioid Awareness Event, 9-11 a.m. at Living Stones Church, 76-6224 Alii Drive. Learn more about the Opioid Crisis — what they are, who’s at risk, and what to do when you suspect an overdose. Coffee and pastries served.
* MAY 19
• Play with a Vet golf tournament, 1 p.m. Info: Don Zero, (509) 879-1040.
* MAY 22
• Kupuna Singles Happy Hour, 3 p.m. at Ocean’s Sports Bar. Info: 640-7665.
• Kailua-Kona Seniors meeting, 10 a.m. at Hale Halawai. Patty Fish and Francie Faust will talk on seniors’ health issues.
* Kiwanis Club of Kailua-Kona will meet at 5:30 p.m. at the Regency Hualalai meeting room, 75-181 Hualalai Road, Kailua-Kona, 329-7878. All visiting Kiwanis and prospective members are invited to attend. Speaker will be Hannah Shipman, Community Outreach Coordinator with Blue Planet Foundation. Info: KailuaKona4Kiwanis@gmail.com, Doug Payne, (909) 649-3516.
* MAY 23
• Senior ID card giveaway, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Yano Hall, Kona. Info: 323-4320.
• Friends of the Children of West Hawaii free activities for children, 4-6 p.m. at the Keauhou Shopping Center. Make lei for Memorial Day. Drop in for as long as you like, no need to stay all two hours. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org, 331-2425, or Facebook @FriendsWestHawaii.
• Join Mayor Harry Kim and his cabinet for a Community Forum on the proposed $583.9M 2019-2020 county budget, 6-8 p.m. at the West Hawaii Civic Center. Info: www.westhawaiiforum.org.
* MAY 24
• The American Job Center Hawaii’s Job Fair, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Old Kona Airport Pavilion. Free and open to the public; bring resumes and dress professionally as interviews may be done on site. Businesses can contact the Office of Housing and Community Development at 961-8379 for more information or to request a registration packet.
* MAY 26
• Kona Choral Society presents “A musical journey: from Fauré to Maori to Hawaiian,” 4 p.m. at Sheraton Kona Resort &Spa. Tickets $25 for adults, $10 students, $50 for reserved seating. Tickets: konachoralsociety.org.
* MAY 29
• Senior ID card giveaway, 9 a.m. to noon, West Hawaii Civic Center – Building B, Kona. Info: 323-4320.
• Kailua-Kona Seniors meeting, 10 a.m. at the Hawaii Civic Center for free movie day, seniors 55 and up. “First Man,” about the first man on the moon, will be shown. No meeting at Hale Halawai.
* MAY 30
• Friends of the Children of West Hawaii free activities for children, 4-6 p.m. at the Keauhou Shopping Center. Learn how to fold origami! Drop in for as long as you like, no need to stay all two hours. Info: email@example.com, 331-2425, or Facebook @FriendsWestHawaii.
* JUNE 6
* JUNE 20
• Kupuna Singles lunch, 11:30 a.m. at Chubby’s in the bowling alley. Info: 937-9732.