• Aloha Theatre presents “As Seen on TV,” 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This $40 workshop can teach kids how to become a triple threat on TV, taking techniques from “World of Dance,” “American Idol” and “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” Registration required, apachawaii.org, 322-9924.
• Bread baking at the Portuguese stone oven, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Kona Historical Society. Info: konahistorical.org, 323-3222.
• “Pyramids of Mexico” STEAM program, 3:30-4:30 p.m. at Kealakekua Public Library. Make your own Mexican pyramids and learn about their history. Ages 5 and up, RSVP online. Info: 323-7585.
• Free movies at Privateer’s Cove, 75-170 Hualalai Road, Kailua-Kona. Family movie at 6 p.m.; cult classic showing at 9 p.m.
• Daughters of Hawaii and Calabash Cousins meeting, 1 p.m. at Hulihee Palace. August, September and October birthdays will be celebrated. Refreshments will be after the meeting. Guests and potential members are welcome. Info: Bettina Linke, 324-7062 or Lale Kam, 938-6394.
• The final Kona Traffic Safety Meeting will be from 4:30-6 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Express yourself about bad driving and other issues in the Mayors Conference Room of the West Hawaii Community Center on Kealakakehe Parkway. Second floor, Building C above the License Bureau (DMV).
• Rotary Club of Kona weekly meeting will be at the Hawaii Community College Palamanui Campus. We will meet at our regular time, noon to 1 p.m. Lunch will be prepared by the culinary arts students. $15 per person. The Rotary Club of Kona and the Rotary Club of Kona Community Foundation will be presenting a check for $35,000 to the campus for furniture, fixtures and equipment for the physics classroom. Info: Carol Ann von Hake 960-6231.
• “Kidding Around” at Aloha Theatre, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This $40 workshop teaches kids all about improvisational comedy. Registration required. Info: apachawaii.org, 322-9924.
• Mahjong group play, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Privateer’s Cove, 75-170 Hualalai Road, Kailua-Kona.
• Face to face coffee date, 9:30-11 p.m. at Dance Hawaii Ballroom Dance Club, 76-5605 Alapa St., Kailua-Kona. Free. Women can bring their favorite drink and enjoy this open forum to share and connect with others. Info: facebook.com/ladiesartisanmarket, 443-3884.
• Korean War Veterans Association of West Hawaii Chapter 279 meeting, 10 a.m. at the Kona VFW Post 12122 on Kaiwi Street behind Kona Locksmith. Info: Ronald Cole, 327-9304, or David Simon, 769-4427.
• Dances of Universal Peace, featuring simple dances and songs drawn from the Earth’s sacred traditions, and other universal songs of peace, 5-6:30 p.m. at the New Thought Center in Kealakekua. Dress casual, no previous experience or dance partner needed. $3-10 donation appreciated. Info: Swami Malama Om, 323-3344.
• The Chamber Orchestra of Kona presents “Rocktoberfest,” at 4:30 p.m. and Monday at 6:30 p.m. at Privateers Cove at the Hualalai Center located at 75-170 Hualalai Road. Enjoy concert of rock ‘n’ roll favorites by rock legends including Queen, Elvis Presley, the Doors, Santana and Journey! General admission tickets are $10. Students under 18 free. Tickets available at the door or www.chamberorchestra ofkona.com/concerts.html, or 494-8784.
* OCT. 14
• The Chamber Orchestra of Kona presents “Rocktoberfest,” 6:30 p.m. at Privateers Cove at the Hualalai Center located at 75-170 Hualalai Road. Enjoy concert of rock ‘n’ roll favorites by rock legends including Queen, Elvis Presley, the Doors, Santana and Journey! General admission tickets are $10. Students under 18 free. Tickets available at the door or www.chamberorchestra ofkona.com/concerts.html, or 494-8784.
• Kona Community Hospital Auxiliary monthly board meeting, 12:30 p.m. in Conference Room 1. All members and any persons interested in becoming a volunteer are invited to attend. Info: www.KCHAuxiliary.org.
* OCT. 15
West Hawaii Community Health Center is hosting a Medicare workshop at 4:30 p.m. in the health center’s Kuakini Conference Room. Come to learn about Medicare and explore your options. For more information and to RSVP, contact Leilani Soliven at 478-1137.
* OCT. 16
• BNI Alii Networkers Open House, 12-1:30 p.m. at 75-5915 Walua Rd, Kona, Suite Possibilities building. Free for visitors. Business owners can visit our marketing chapter’s Open House and exchange their business cards with other business owners. Call 938-9317 for business classifications available.
• Kailua-Kona Seniors meeting, 10 a.m. at Hale Halawai. Celebrating October birthdays, playing Bingo and board games, and discussing fall business. Info: Joan, 329-1951.
* OCT. 17
• Kupuna Singles dinner, 5 p.m. at Broke da Mouth Grindz. Info: 325-5578.
* OCT. 18
• 2019 Uh Pamantsan Conference, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Hawaii CC – Manono Campus Cafeteria, Hilo. Conference topics will focus on Filipino education gaps and action steps to address the needs of Filipino students in the UH System. Hawai’i CC student registration is free, participants must register in advance. Registration https://pamantasan conference2019.wordpress.com/registration, info: firstname.lastname@example.org for questions.
• Kailua-Kona Seniors bowling day at KBXtreme, 9 a.m. Info: Joan, 329-1951
• Kona Mauka Rotary and its partners Hawaii’s Better Business Bureau (BBB)
and Access Information Management, invite the community to their “Secure Your ID” FREE Shredding Event Saturday, October 19, 2019 from 8:00 am – 11:00 am. Shredding sensitive documents is an important step in ID protection. Bring your documents to this FREE shredding event at Access Information Management at 73-4164 Huli Koa Drive, Kailua Kona, HI 96740.
Residents and small businesses are encouraged to attend the event and take a
key step in identity protection by shredding and properly disposing of their
According to a recent report, from Javelin Strategy and Research, 15.4 million
Americans fell victim to identity theft and fraud. This resulted in the loss
of more than $16 billion.
Info: Donna Hiranaka 808.322.0202
* OCT. 22
• Talk story Tuesday: Health, 5-6:30 p.m. at Kona Coffee &Tea. Come learn the signs of heart attack or stroke and what health programs are available for keiki and kupuna in Kona.
* OCT. 23
• Kailua-Kona Seniors meeting, 10 a.m. at Hale Halawai. Costume party and a tribute to the American Indian. Info: Joan, 329-1951.
* OCT. 24
• Inclusion First West Hawaii disability legislative forum, 3:30-6:30 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Old Kona Airport Pavilion in Kailua-Kona. Meet Hawaii Island lawmakers and discuss disability issues, concerns, and real solutions on transportation, employment, education, housing, and health. Info: 640-4838.
* OCT. 25
• Business owners interested in working with FEMA are invited to attend an Industry Day event organized by FEMA and Hawaii County, which will provide information on how local companies can provide services before, during and after disasters. Held 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Kona Council Chambers, Building A. Free; register online at https://forms.gle/CkFo3enYFVrVVZEr8.
* Safe Routes to Schools workshop meeting, 3-4:30 p.m. West Hawaii Civic Center, Council Chambers, 74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Highway, Kailua-Kona.
* OCT. 27
• “Be Strong” circuit assembly of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 9:30 a.m. to 3:55 p.m. at the Edith Kanoka’ole Multipurpose Stadium in Hilo. Learn about the history of faith and how to make your faith strong. Always free admission, no collections taken.
* OCT. 29
• Kupuna Singles lunch, 11:30 a.m. at Bongo Ben’s Island Cafe. Info: 333-8049.
* OCT. 30
• Kailua-Kona Seniors meet to attend the free movie “Dial M for Murder,” 10 a.m. at the Civic Center. Enjoy a suspense movie startting Grace Kelly and Ray Milland. Info: Kelly, 327-3565.
• The International Lunar Observatory Association presents Galaxy Forum Hawaii 2019 Kamuela: “The Moon, Stars, Galaxy and Our Community.” An event to inspire teachers, parents, keiki and all Earthlings, 3:30-5:30 p.m. at Anna Ranch. Info: www.galaxyforum.org.
* Nov 10.
• Dances of Universal Peace, 5-6:30 p.m. at the New Thought Center in Kealakekua. The Dances are participatory simple circle dances and songs drawn from the earth’s sacred traditions, and other songs of peace. Newcomers welcomed, Dress casual, no previous experience or dance partner needed. $3-10 Donation appreciated, info: Swami 323-3344.
• Kona coffee cultural festival benefit, 5 p.m. at the Sheraton Kona Resort &Spa. Culinary delights by local chefs, silent auction, music and dancing, and meet-and-greet with the winners from the Kona Coffee cupping contest and the Kona Coffee recipe contest and the newly crowned Miss Kona Coffee and Miss Aloha Hawaii. Tickets $50 general admission, $80 for VIP, online at www.eventbrite.com. Info: 930-4900.
* NOV. 14
• Kupuna Singles lunch, noon at Chubby’s in KBXtreme bowling alley. Info: 326-1288.
* NOV. 16
• Habitat for Humanity Hawaii Fundraising Gala, 5 p.m. at Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel in Kailua-Kona. Tickets $125.