Virus fears suppress entertainment on the Big Island

In the wake of the Merrie Monarch Festival’s cancellation and the University of Hawaii prohibiting campus events with more than 100 in attendance, theaters and performing arts venues are making adjustments in the way they do business.

Na Opio art on display at the Waimea Firehouse Gallery

The reception for the annual Na Opio art contest and show took place on Sunday at the Waimea Arts Council Firehouse Gallery. High school and middle school student artwork from North Kohala to Honokaa will be on display through March 29.

20th annual Great Waikoloa Ukulele Festival Saturday

Waikoloa Beach Resort invites all ukulele lovers to B.Y.O.U. and join in the celebration of Hawaii’s favorite musical instrument at the 20th Annual Great Waikoloa Ukulele Festival on Saturday. The festival is free and all are welcome.