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County Resurfacing Kuakini Highway
Resurfacing on Kuakini Highway between Hualalai and Onioni Street will continue until April 20 or 21.
The County Department of Public Works is paving a portion of Kuakini highway. Motorists are advised there will be delays and to take alternate routes.
FOLK Book Club meets Tuesday, April 18th
The Friends of the Libraries, Kona (FOLK) Book Club meets Tuesday, April 18th at 12:30 p.m. on the Kailua Kona Public Library lanai. This month’s selection is “The Razor’s Edge” by Somerset Maugham. For more information, visit folkhawaii.com
Keep Puako Beautiful Earth Day Cleanup Saturday, April 22 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Puako Boat Ramp
Come help Keep Puako Beautiful and South Kohala Reef Alliance with their community coastal cleanup day-Beach, Trail, Land or Water
8 a.m.; Welcome and pre-cleanup briefing , sign-in waivers,
8:30 a.m: Cleanup begins: Select a site and return to sign in, orientation, cleanup safety, sign in waivers, distribution of cleanup supplies.
Return sooner or later; to scale and weigh trash, complete, record and total data cards. Separate and bag fishing line, cigarette litter, hi5 and landfill trash.
Bring: Personal water bottle, hat, sturdy shoes, water cleanup gear, and anythingneeded for personal comfort and safety, something to share at the hydration, potluck &snack station.
Donated tank of air or water gear rental provided by Blue Wilderness Dive Adventures: please call: (808)886-0980. Divers must show valid dive card, pick up and return air tanks to the Blue Wilderness Dive Adventures shop in Puako Center. For more infomation visit keeppuakobeautiful.com.
Kona Bike Fest 2023 Events to take place on April 22-23
Hawaii Cycling Club, Hawaii Island Community Health Center and PATH present Kona Bike Fest 2023 on Saturday April 22 featuring s a one-hour bicycle rodeo for agility training, a one-hour bicycle safety training class, a 2-mile family fun ride, and a bicycle equipment swap meet. The event will be held at Hawaii Island Community Health Center’s Kealakehe location. Please visit the events tab at www.hawaiicyclingclub.com for details and registration info. Participants must register online in advance. This event is free and open to the general public of all ages. Contact Event Director Jon Luft at email@example.com
Big Island Century – Hawaii Cycling Club and Metzler Contracting present the Big Island Century and a collection of shorter bicycle rides, on Sunday, April 23. These are all recreational rides of various lengths and difficulties, and all originate and end at Spencer Beach Park. Please visit the events tab at www.hawaiicyclingclub.com for details, route maps, and registration info. Participants must register online in advance. Net proceeds go to Hospice of Kona. Volunteers are needed too. Contact Event Director Jon Luft at firstname.lastname@example.org
FOLK Book Sale Friday and Saturday, April 21st and 22nd
The Friends of the Libraries, Kona (FOLK) will hold a two-day book sale inside the Kailua Kona Public Library lobby from 11:00 a. m. to 3:00 p. m. on Friday, April 21st, and from 9:00 a. m. to noon on Saturday, April 22nd.There will be wide variety of books to choose from including children’s, Hawaiiana, fiction, non-fiction, paperback trades, cookbooks and special books. Each purchase directly benefits the Kealakekua and Kailua-Kona libraries.For more information, visit folkhawaii.com.
Doug Meller to speak at League of Women Voters Hawaii County Meeting on April 22, 2023
The next general (and annual) meeting of the League of Women Voters of Hawai`i County (LWVHC) will be held in person and via Zoom on Saturday, April 22, 10:00 a.m., at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Puna, Hawaii Paradise Park. Doug Meller’s presentation will address a topic that is at the core of LWV’s promotion of democracy: Transparency in Government. Specifically, Doug will touch upon some key aspects of the policy and legislative underpinnings of the state Sunshine Law and Uniform Practices Act, together with their actual implementation of challenges and shortcomings.
Doug Meller was born and lived most of his life in Honolulu. He possesses a BS degree in Physics from the University of California at Riverside and an MA in Urban Planning from the University of Hawaii.
Please register by Thursday, April 20, at 4 p.m. For more information and registration, including directions, visit the LWVHC event webpage at
https://my.lwv.org/hawaii/hawaii-county/about-us or contact LWVHC at 808-933-8683.
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