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• “Coffee with a Cop” 7-9 a.m. at the Kona Commons McDonalds.
• National Active and Retired Federal Employee (NARFE) Kona Chapter 1802 meeting, 11 a.m. at Mai Grille, Waikoloa Beach Resort. Lunch will be ordered off the menu. Contact Mike Campbell at (208) 870-5126 by Nov. 7 to RSVP or for info.
• Breastfeeding Support Information Session with Kehau Kealoha, 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Tutu’s House.
• Free Tuesday night movies at Privateer’s Cove, 75-170 Hualalai Road, Kailua-Kona. Classic pre-1970s movie at 6 p.m.; late-night movie at 8 p.m.
• Kona Civil Air Patrol squadron meetings, 6-8:30 p.m. at Keahole Kona Airport. Info: m.johnsonCAP@gmail.com.
• Kona Men’s Group, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at 75-148 Hualalai Road, Kailua-Kona. Free group supports and challenges men in improving themselves, relationships, and careers. Info: email@example.com, (843) 224-9493.
• Dance for PD, 10 a.m. at Kona Dance and Performing Arts. Donation-based. Dance class for people with Parkinson’s. Info: www.konadance andperformingarts.org, 657-4473.
• Senior citizen ID cards, 9 a.m. to noon at the Kona Walmart. Info: 323-4320, firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Tech Tuesdays at the Kealakekua Public Library, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Free one-on-one help session for basic tech questions. First-come, first-served; bring your device(s) with you. Info: 323-7585.
• Non-fiction book club, 6-7:30 p.m. at Kona Stories, featuring “How to Change Your Mind” by Michael Pollan. Bring a pupu or beverage to share. Free if you purchase the book at Kona Stories or a $5 donation is appreciated. Info: 324-0350 or KS@konastories.com.
• Soroptimist International of Kona will meet 5:30-7 p.m. at West Hawaii Community Health Center conference room. Non-members are welcome. Please RSVP to Claudette at 217-4684.
• South Kohala Traffic Safety Committee will meet at 4 p.m. at the Thelma Parker Memorial Library conference room, 67-1209 Mamalahoa Highway, Waimea.
• American Legion Kona Post 20 and Auxiliary monthly meeting, 3:30 p.m. in the Legion Bunker located at Privateer’s Cove. Post Officers meeting is at 3:30 p.m. and general membership meeting follows at 4. All veterans are invited. Info: Post commander Rico Pacatang, 339-1828 or email@example.com.
• Kiwanis Club of Kailua-Kona meeting, 5:30 p.m. at the Salvation Army Chapel and meeting room at 75-223 Kalani St., off Kuakini HIghway. All visiting Kiwanis and prospective members are invited to attend. Our speaker will be Kami Bolster with Services for Seniors.
• Rotary Club of Kona Sunrise meeting, 7 a.m. at VFW Post 12122. Guest speaker is Officer Wyattlane Nahale, Kona Community Police Section, County of Hawaii. The title of his presentation is “The HONOUR Community Project.” Info: Donna Urban-Higuchi, 938-5137.
• Kailua-Kona Seniors semi-annual treasure/craft/bake sale, 9 a.m. to noon at Hale Halawai. Find your gifts, cards, seasonal items, and more.
• “Smoke Signals” movie matinee, 2-4 p.m. at the Kealakekua Public Library. A native American (Adam Beach) deals with the death of his estranged father. Rated PG-13. Free, with free freshly popped popcorn. Info: 323-7585.
• UH online degree programs workshop, 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Hawaii Community College, Palamanui. Learn about online degrees available through the University of Hawaii as well as hybrid programs that feature a mix of face-to-face and online course work. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org or 969-8808.
• Woodsong slack key guitar concert, 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Kealakekua Public Library. Hawaii-born Chris Yeaton draws from a lineage of great Hawaiian slack key artists and has toured nationally with Keola Beamer and John Keawe. Free to the public. Info: 323-7585.
• Brain injury support group meeting, 6-8 p.m. at Hawaiian Rehab Services. Free. Guest speaker is Victoria Vekhova, Certified Hemp &CBD Wellness Advisor, talking about the importance of CBD in managing multiple TBI symptoms. All brain injury, stroke or other neuro-trauma survivors, their families and caregivers, and the public are invited. Info: 329-0591 or email@example.com.
• Kupuna Singles lunch, noon at Chubby’s in KBXtreme bowling alley. Info: 326-1288.
• It’s Family Night at Tutu’s House! Join for a special talk story with Ku’ulei Keakealani, a cultural practitioner who is a lifetime resident of Waimea, 5:30 p.m.
• West Hawaii SBDC presents a workshop on “Big Island Opportunity Zone (OZ) Investment Workshop,” 8:30 a.m. at Hale Iako in Suite 119, 73-970 Makako Bay Drive, Kailua-Kona, on the NELHA (OTEC) Campus.
• Bread baking at the Portuguese stone oven, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Kona Historical Society. Info: konahistorical.org, 323-3222.
• Free Thursday night movies at Privateer’s Cove, 75-170 Hualalai Road, Kailua-Kona. Family movie at 6 p.m.; cult classic at 9 p.m.
• Preschool story time, 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the Kailua-Kona Public Library. Listen to stories and enjoy fun learning activities that promote early literacy skills. Info: 327-4327.
• Daughters of Hawaii and Calabash Cousins meeting, 1 p.m. at Hulihee Palace. Information on upcoming events, november birthdays, and refreshments. Guests and potential members are welcome. Info: Bettina Linke, 324-7062; or Lale Kam at 938-6394.
• An iMac training will take place at Neighborhood Place of Kona ofrom 11 a.m. to noon. Families can learn a variety of computer skills, and younger children will be entertained with crafts. Light snacks provided. Please register by calling 331-8777.
* NOV. 15
• The Big Island Ukulele Guild showcase, featuring handmade stringed instruments built with a wide range of materials and styles, shown Nov. 15-27 at the Isaacs Art Center in Waimea. Info and hours: Luana Lincoln, firstname.lastname@example.org or 885-5884; www.BigIslandUkuleleGuild.org.
• College talk story session, application help, 2:30-4:30 p.m. at Kailua-Kona Public Library. Learn about the programs offered through the Hawaii Community College – Palamanui campus and the University Center, West Hawaii and get help with the application process for the Spring 2020 semester. Info: email@example.com, 969-8808.
• Fall leaf garland craft, 3:30-4:30 p.m. at Kealakekua Public Library. Add some fall foliage to your home and make these fall leaf garlands. Suitable for teens and adults; RSVP online at librarieshawaii.org. Info: 323-7585.
* 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.
• Kauaha’ao Church Bazaar, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the church campus on the corner of Mamalahoa Highway, Kamaoa Road and Pinao Street just above the Wong Yuen Store. The Church will be selling Kalua Pig Bowls, Smoked Meat bowls, as well as baked goods, produce, crafts, and more, and live entertainment will be provided by Hannaha’s Makana ‘Ohana Halau, Thy Word Ministry Praise Team, and Gene Akamu. Interested vendors can submit a Vendor Application by Nov. 10; email the church at: firstname.lastname@example.org, or call Debbie Wong Yuen at 928-8039.
• Registration for the 27th annual Kona Sailing Club Wahine Regatta, 9 a.m. at the Kona Sailing Club.
• Board game night with HawaiiCon, 5-10 p.m. at Privateer’s Cove, 75-170 Hualalai Road, Kailua-Kona.
• FOLK book sale, 9 a.m. to noon at the Kailua-Kona Public Library. Proceeds from book sales help support special programs and the needs of the Kona libraries. Info: 322-0077.
• College talk story session, application help, 10 a.m. to noon at the Kailua-Kona Public Library. Learn about the programs offered through the Hawaii Community College – Palamanui campus and the University Center, West Hawaii and get help with the application process for the Spring 2020 semester. Info: email@example.com, 969-8808.
• Beginning crochet, 2-4 p.m. at Kailua-Kona Public Library. Learn the basics of crochet and to complete a project. Instructor Charlot Bryant will assist the participants in creating a “wash cloth,” supplies will be provided for the project. RSVP at 327-4327.
• Pause 4 Peace, 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Island Spirit Healing Center and Day Spa. Free. Join Evelyn Sasamoto in an experiential workshop on the ancient art of Raja Yoga Meditation to improve our spiritual health. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org, 990-7529.
* NOV. 17
• Kona Ballroom Dance Club presents a free evening of dance, 5:30-9 p.m. at the Kona Elks Club. Featuring a beginner Swing dance lesson, pupus and a party; free for first-timers, $5 for returning dancers. Info: Denise Westbrook, (970) 739-6771.
* NOV. 18
• Kona Community Hospital Auxiliary monthly board meeting, 12:30 p.m. in Conference Room 3. All members and any person interested in becoming a volunteer are invited to attend. Stop by the Friday morning bake sale or the gift shop, both part of the Auxiliary’s fundraising efforts for nursing scholarships. Info: KCHAuxiliary@hotmail.com or www.KCHAuxiliary.org.
* NOV. 20
• Kailua-Kona Seniors Thanksgiving Potluck, 9 a.m. at Hale Halawai. Members and their friends only. Info: Joan, 329-1951.
* NOV. 21
• Five Pillars of Brain Health with Maureen Garry, 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Tutu’s House.
* NOV. 22
• Celebrating 40 Years at CFHT with Doug Simons, 5:30-7 p.m. at Tutu’s House.
* Kailua-Kona Seniors monthly bowling, 9 a.m. at Xtreme Bowling Alley. Info: Joan, 329-1951.
* NOV. 23
• Kawaihae Canoe Club 25th annual luau at the Kawaihae Canoe Club site. Enjoy an outdoor luau with authentic food and great Hawaiian entertainment under the stars with Kumu Pele Kaio Halau Unulau, Tihati Productions and Lorenzo’s Army. Pre-sale adult tickets are $40 ($45 at the door) and children’s tickets are $15 for ages 5-10. Gate opens at 5 p.m. and dinner starts at 6 p.m. Coolers are welcome &please bring a designated driver. Malama i ka aina – KCC is plastic free. Info: email@example.com.
• Thanksgiving Dinners for Hualalai Elderly Housing, 5 p.m. The 20th-anniversary dinner serves turkey, homemade stuffing and gravy, mashed potatoes, a side, and dessert to all three phases of the housing community. Info: Norma Matsumoto, firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Workshop on Soul Medicine: Yoga in the Spirit Worlds, 1-4 p.m. at Paleaku gardens peace sanctuary, 83-5401 Painted Church Road. Learn 3 sacred kapu of the spiritual warrior &soul cluster empowerment. Fee: $45; register at http://www.maryamann.com/store/soul-medicine-yoga-in-the-spirit-worlds. Info: 345-0050.
* NOV. 26
• Bamboo Ridge Press presents its annual Wine and Words fundraiser, 6-9 p.m. at Manoa Valley Theatre. Featuring Filipino poet Elmer Omar Bascos Pizo, Sue Cowing, S. Lucas, and Mahealani Wendt and Scott Kikkawa. Heavy pupu and beverages will be served. $35, reserve your seat online at www.bambooridge.com.
• Kailua-Kona Seniors movie meeting, 9 a.m. at the Civic Center. Featuring “A Man called Ove,” a Swedish comedy with English subtitles. No meeting at Hale Halawai. Info: Kelly, 327-3565.
* DEC. 4
• “Coffee with a Cop” 7-9 a.m. at the Kailua-Kona Public Library.
* DEC. 10
• “Coffee with a Cop” 7-9 a.m. at the Kona Commons McDonalds.
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