Calendar 060419

* TODAY

Senior ID card giveaway, 1-3 p.m., Hale Hauoli Senior Center, Honoka’a. Info: 775-7503

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Kailua-Kona Seniors meeting, 10 a.m. at Hale Halawai. June birthdays, game day with bingo and board games.

West Hawaii SBDC workshop, “Tax Planning for Business Owners,” 9-11:30 a.m. (registration 8:45 a.m.), at Hale Iako Suite 119, 73-970 Makako Bay Drive, Kailua-Kona. Help small business owners learn of the tax opportunities available to them as well as how to avoid the major pitfalls. Registration $20 online at www.hisbdc.org or call 333-5000.

• Summer sport and fitness camp, 7:30 a.m. at Holualoa School. A full nine weeks of sport and fitness camp to provide kids of all ages the opportunity to play sports, develop character and meet lots of new friends. Ages K-5. Info: https://www.ohanamartialarts.org/tuition/summer2019.

“Galaxy Quest” (rated PG) free movie matinee, 2-4 p.m. at the Kealakekua Public Library. Actors from a canceled sci-fi show help aliens win a war. Free popcorn, bring beverages in closed containers. Info: 323-7585.

Knit 2 Purl 1 knitting workshop, 4:30-5:30 p.m. at Kealakekua Public Library. Free craft program with Joann and Karen on how to cast on and knit stitch. Bring your needles and yarn to further your skills. Info: 323-7585.

Movement and choreography training with Amanda Trusty, 6 p.m. at Aloha Theatre APAC loft, 79-7384 Mamalahoa Highway, Kealakekua. This $90, 8-week series focuses on movement basics and choreography techniques, and requires no previous training. Wear toe-covered/dance shoes, comfortable clothing to move in, and provide a water bottle. Info: apachawaii.org, 322-9924.

*Thursday

• Home and condo owners have the opportunity to get their questions answered from experts in the fields of escrow, financing, relocation and home preparation during a free Sellers Seminar, 10:30 a.m. to noon. The Sellers Seminar is the first in a series sponsored by Clark Realty and held at the Waikoloa Village Association Community Room. Info: Christina Macias at 754-1274 / cmacias.clarkhawaii.com, or Jen McGeehan at 747-2365 / jmcgeehan.clarkhawaii.com.

Bread baking at the Portuguese stone oven, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Kona Historical Society, 81-6551 Mamalahoa Hwy, Kealakekua. Info: konahistorical.org, 323-3222.

Tour the Marine Mammal Center with KHD, 6 p.m. at Ke Kai Ola, 73-731 Makako Bay Drive, Kailua-Kona. Free tour and talk by Patrick Kim on Hawaiian Monk Seals and what the crew at Ke Kai Ola do to help the species. Info: 324-4668.

The Hale Kuawehi solar-plus-battery-storage partnership with HELCO and Parker Ranch, now approved by the Public Utilities Commission (PUC), is on the Waimea Community Association Town Meeting agenda, 5:15-7 p.m. in the Waimea School cafeteria and everyone’s invited. Info: www.Facebook.com/WaimeaCommunityAssociation.

* FRIDAY

Kona Orchid Society meeting, 6 p.m. at the Bridge building, Makua Lani School, 74-4966 Kealakaa St., Kailua-Kona. Speaker Geneva Sanger of Akatsuka Orchids will provide flasks of hybridized orchids for people to pot up and take home. Light supper at 6:15 and program starts a little before 7 p.m. Info: Kathy Penwell, (808) 938-6123.

Senior ID card giveaway, 9 a.m. to noon, McDonald’s – Kona Commons. Info: 323-4320

The Daughters of Hawaii and the Kai Opua Canoe Club will be creating their floats at 3 p.m. at the Old Kona Airport State Park, preparing for the King Kamehameha Day parade. Community residents and landscapers are encouraged to please bring all types of flowers with 5-inch stems, ti and monstrea leaves to drop off at the Pavilion building. Info: KamehamehaDayParade@hawaii.rr.com.

• Coffee Talk & Learn, 10 a.m. at Waikoloa Community Church, featuring Shelley Boling, OTR, talking on occupational therapy and support for children with ASD. Free. Please RSVP; childcare is not available.

Hui Laulima monthly meeting, 10:30 a.m. to noon at The Salvation Army, 75-223 Kalani St., Kailua-Kona. Public attendance is welcomed. The Hui welcomes Rowena Tiqui, Kona Adult Day Care Center and Joyce Davis, Hawaiian Community (Financial Educational Workshops). Info: khparentcenter@yahoo.com or 989-4241.

* Aloha Friday at the Kona Elks Club 4-7 p.m. Music by Bobby G. $5 cover charge. Light pupu menu available.

* JUNE 8

• King Kamehameha Day celebration parade, 9 a.m. at Hulihee Palace. Free parade, followed by music and art festival at Hulihee Palace featuring top Hawaiian recording artists. Info: https://konaparade.org.

Celebrate the fourth annual World Oceans Day at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, 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-Hawaii residents. Learn more about Hawaii’s incredible ocean resources from over a dozen participating organizations at Hapuna’s south pavilion. The theme this year is “Together we can protect and restore our ocean.”

• Shrimp Scampi Dinner at Kona Elks Club at 6:30. $18 per person. Call 329-2616 for reservations.

* JUNE 9

Kohala Town Hall meeting on human trafficking in Hawaii, 4-6 p.m. at the Intergenerational Center, Kamehameha Park Kapaau. A research discussion on creating stronger, safer communities.

• The Daughters of Hawaii and the Calabash Cousins present an Afternoon at Hulihee Palace, 4 p.m. in honor of Kamehameha Nui, Paiea. Featuring the West Hawaii County Band, vocalist Grace Basque, Hawaiian performing arts by Kumu Hula Etua Lopes and his Halau Na Pua Ui O Hawaii. Kindly bring a beach mat or chair as seating won’t be provided.

Kona Civil Air Patrol cadet bake sale, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Waikoloa KTA store, to support cadet encampment on Oahu. Kona CAP is recruiting youths ages 12-18 and adult senior members. Info: shelleycarver@yahoo.com.

* JUNE 10

• Make A Planet Day, 1-2 p.m. at the Kealakekua Public Library. Learn about the Solar System! Each week features a different edible planet to make and take home. Suitable for PreK and up. Information: folk@folkhawaii.com, 323-7585.

• JUNE 12

* Daifukuji Orchid Club hosting a guest speaker at our meeting on June 12 at the Daifukuji Hall, 79-7241 Mamalahoa Highway in Kealakekua. Dinner is at 6:30 p.m. with the presentation and meeting to follow. Free. The speaker will be Karen Kimmerle, who has been growing orchids for over 40 years, first as a hobbyist then as a commercial venture. She is also active in the Hilo Orchid Society and is an accredited judge with the American Orchid Society. Her talk is called “Vanda Culture in Hawaii.”

• Kona Traffic Safety Committee meeting, 4:30-6 p.m. To discuss traffic issues with public officials who can make a difference. Everyone is welcome in the Mayors Conference Room of the West Hawaii Community Center on Kealakakehe Parkway. Second floor Building C above the License Bureau (DMV)

• Kailua-Kona Seniors Treasure Sale, 9 a.m. to noon at Hale Halawai. Bargains galore for men, women and children.

* Annual preservation seminars on Kauai, Maui, O’ahu and Hawai’i Island will utilize a case study approach this year harnessing the experience and expertise of local communities in Hawaii. Project leaders/stewards will share island-specific preservation projects noting goals, challenges, lessons learned and advice for others working on similar projects. The Kona meeting is 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Hawaii Community College – Palamanui, Panini 126 & 127, 73-4225 Ane Keohokalole Highway in Kailua-Kona. Free. Pre-registration required. Info: www.historichawaii.org.

* The Real Estate Commission will convene its standing committee meetings at the West Hawaii Association of Realtors office, 75-5995 Kuakini Hwy, #221, Kailua-Kona. The Laws and Rules Review Committee meeting will convene at 10:30 a.m., and will be followed by the Condominium Review Committee meeting and the Education Review Committee meeting. Info: Real Estate Branch at (808) 586-2643 or call toll-free from the island of Hawaii at 974-4000, ext. 62643.

* Lai Opua 2020 and Villages of Lai OpuaAssociation, County of Hawaii, State Judiciary and regional stakeholders, will join together in the 11th “Alliance for a Sustainable Ahupuaa Kealakehe & Keahuoluinformational meeting toreview the regional development & planning initiatives that impact our communities, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., 74-5210 Keanalehu Dr. Kona. Registration at 8:30 a.m. Info: 327-1221 or email info@laiopua.org

* JUNE 17

• Make A Planet Day, 1-2 p.m. at the Kealakekua Public Library. Learn about the Solar System! Each week features a different edible planet to make and take home. Suitable for PreK and up. Information: folk@folkhawaii.com, 323-7585.

* JUNE 19

• Kailua-Kona Seniors meeting, 10 a.m. at Hale Halawai. Father’s Day pancake breakfast. Members only.

* Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce’s networking event, AfterHours, 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, June 19 at Daylight Mind Coffee Company, located at 75-5770 Alii Drive in Kailua-Kona. General admission is $30; $15 for Chamber members and first-time non-members. Registration and prepayment is required; register at www.kona-kohala.com. For info, contact the Chamber at 329-1758 or email info@kona-kohala.com.

* JUNE 20

• Kupuna Singles lunch, 11:30 a.m. at Chubby’s in the bowling alley. Info: 937-9732.

* JUNE 21

Kailua-Kona Seniors bowling day at Extreme Bowling Alley, 9 a.m. An hour of exercise and fun.

* JUNE 22

• Help Strike Out Homelessness charity bowling event to benefit Project Hawaii’s free summer educational program and teen mentoring sessions to help homeless children build the essential life skills to succeed. Sponsor a lane, auction prizes, or even volunteer for the event! No bowling experience needed; visit www.helpthehomelesskeiki.org for details.

* JUNE 24

Make A Planet Day, 1-2 p.m. at the Kealakekua Public Library. Learn about the Solar System! Each week features a different edible planet to make and take home. Suitable for PreK and up. Information: folk@folkhawaii.com, 323-7585.

* JUNE 26

• Senior ID card giveaway, 9 a.m. to noon, West Hawaii Civic Center – Building B, Kona. Info: 323-4320

• Kailua-Kona Seniors movie day, 10 a.m. at the Civic Center. The film “Three Identical Strangers” features triplets adopted by different families meeting in college. Everyone 55 years or older is invited.

* JULY 1

• Make A Planet Day, 1-2 p.m. at the Kealakekua Public Library. Learn about the Solar System! Each week features a different edible planet to make and take home. Suitable for PreK and up. Information: folk@folkhawaii.com, 323-7585.

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* JULY 8

• Make A Planet Day, 1-2 p.m. at the Kealakekua Public Library. Learn about the Solar System! Each week features a different edible planet to make and take home. Suitable for PreK and up. Information: folk@folkhawaii.com, 323-7585.

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