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The Green Flash!   Highlighted Events of the Next Two Weeks

(For a more complete listing of events, go to KONAWEB's Big Island Events Calendar).

July 26, 2014
SCHOOL SUPPLIES DRIVE - ISLAND-WIDE
Every year thousands of children here on Hawai'i Island start the new school year off without the necessary supplies they need. Instead of their first day being one of excitement and enthusiasm, they are often embarrassed or ashamed because they lack the tools and supplies their fellow students possess to be successful. Join the Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce in supporting the Kako`o I Na Keiki initiative by purchasing just a few of the needed supplies to make the first day of school a great one for our Hawai'i Island keiki. Do some shopping at Kmart, Wal*Mart, Office Max or ChoiceMart (other locations may be added) on Saturday, July 26, and add school supplies to your cart. Then drop them off at the KKCC table just outside the entrance. Cash or checks will also be accepted between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.. (Checks should be made out to "Hawaii Island United Way - Support the Keiki"). All donations will be turned over to KAPA Hawaiian FM and the Hawaii Island United Way, sponsors of this program. They will distribute the supplies to schools around the island the first week of August. Can't make the July 26 date? No problem. Do your shopping early and drop off school supplies at the Chamber office anytime between now and July 25, or bring your school supplies to the July 16th AfterHours hosted by Palamanui at the Hawaii Community College construction site. For more information, call 808-329-1758 or visit http://www.kona-kohala.com/

July 26, 2014
KEAUHOU SHOPPING CENTER "FREE" MONTHLY CONCERT - KONA

At 6pm, hear the popular group Waipuna perform; pre-show Hawaiian music at 5:30pm. Admission is two cans of food for donation to Hawai`i Food Basket. For each can over two person, get an entry into the raffle for prizes from the event sponsors. Bring lawn chairs, as seating is limited. For more info, visit Keauhou Shopping Center's website.

July 26 and 27, 2014
TAHITI FETE - HILO
The drums will be pounding and hips will again be gyrating as the 9th Tahiti Fete of Hilo returns to Hawaii Island on Saturday and Sunday July 26 and 27 from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm at at Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium. One of the most exciting Polynesian dance competitions in Hawai`i, featuring dance companies from Hawaii, California, Chicago and Mexico! Arts, crafts, food and product vendors will be participating. Guest artists such as multiple Na Hoku Hanohano winner, Mark Yamanaka, Songbird of Miloli`i Diana Aki and Na Hoku nominee Ben Kaili, as well as Grammy Award nominated Hawaiian Swing Band Kahulanui will highlight this special event. Cost: $15 General; $10 Seniors 65+; Children 5-12 and Students. Tickets can be purchased online at www.tahitifete.com, Parker Ranch Store in Waimea, Basically Books, The Most Irresistible Shop and Music Exchange in Hilo. For more information, call 808-935-3002 or email pua@tahitifete.com

July 27, 2014
32nd ANNUAL DAIFUKUJI ORCHID SHOW AND SALE - HONALO
This year's theme, "Celebrate with Orchids," is in conjunction with Daifukuji Soto Mission's 100th anniversary year. The free event offers attendees complimentary refreshments, plus an orchid boutonniere corsage - while they last. Time is 8 a.m.-2 p.m. with the Daifukuji Taiko Drummers performing at 10 a.m. Enjoy an elaborate and colorful display of live blooming cattleya, cymbidium, dendrobium, phalaenopsis, miltonia, vanda and more. Cameras are welcome. In addition, this year's show will have a display of orchid-themed vases and a sampling of ways to integrate the plants into lanai decor. Amid orchids, relax on benches while browsing through orchid-themed magazines and books. Got growing questions? Veteran members will staff a Question & Answer Booth where attendees can get expert advice on caring for orchids. The club boasts eight charter members who each have been growing orchids at least 30 years at different Kona elevations. The annual event also offers an outdoor sale of high quality orchid species and hybrids. The Kona Daifukuji Orchid Club is West Hawai`i's oldest orchidaceae organization with a mission to learn and foster orchid culture and promote fellowship among orchid collectors. Daifukuji Soto Mission Hall is on Hwy. 11 at mile marker 114, just north of Kainaliu. For more information, visit www.kdoc.us, www.facebook.com/orchidsinparadise, or call 808-354-8847.

(More events can be found on KONAWEB's Big Island Events Calendar).


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