(For a more complete listing of events, go to KONAWEB's Big Island Events Calendar).
July 29, 2014
THE UNTOLD STORY: INTERNMENT OF JAPANESE AMERICANS IN HAWAI`I DOCUMENTARY - HAWAI`I VOLCANOES NAT'L PARK
While the story of the 1942 mass round-up, eviction and imprisonment of Japanese Americans in California, Oregon and Washington has been well documented, very little is known about the Hawai`i internees and their unique experience during World War II. This is the first full-length documentary to chronicle this untold story in Hawai`i's history. From 7-8pm. at Kilauea Visitor Center Auditorium. Free; your $2 donation helps support After Dark programs. Part of the park's ongoing After Dark in the Park series.
August 1-3, 2014
HILO ORCHID SOCIETY ANNUAL SHOW AND SALE
The 62nd Annual Hilo Orchid Society Show and Sale's theme this year is "Symphony of Orchids." Displays, demonstrations, orchid sales and orchid-related products. Refreshments, entertainment. Time: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at Edith Kanaka`ole Stadium. $5 donation; keiki under 12 free. For more information, call 333-1852 or visit www.hiloorchidsociety.org.
August 2, 2014
HAWAII ISLAND HUMANE SOCIETY VOLUNTEER DAY
Are you ready to roll up your sleeves and volunteer at the new Animal Community Center in Kona's cooler mauka lands? Join the crew from HIHS and help begin to improve this incredible site for the animals. Work day starts at 8am and will wrap up by noon. You can also help by funding the Humane Society Animal Community Center's supply list with a Lowes gift card donation. Gift cards for the Center can be dropped off at any of the three island shelters. For more information contact 329-1175. For more information, call 808-329-1175, email firstname.lastname@example.org
or visit http://www.hihs.org/Default.asp
August 4-September 29, 2014
HAWAI`I COUNTY DEPT. OF PARKS AND RECREATION `UKULELE AND HULA CLASSES - KAILUA-KONA
Roselle Fujihara will teach 8 sessions, Mondays Aug. 4th-Sept. 29th - Beginning`Ukulele from 4:30-5:30pm; `Ukulele II from 5:30-6:30pm. Students
must bring their own `ukulele.
Beginning Hula classes will be offered on Wednesdays beginning August 6th thru Sept. 24th, from 4:30-5:30pm; Hula Level II will be taught from 5:30-6:30pm.
8 classes are $40. Registration is required by calling 961-8706. All classes will be held at Hale Halawai on Alii Drive.
August 9, 2014
TASTE OF THE SATIN DOLLS CABARET - HUGGO'S, KAILUA-KONA
Plan an evening at Huggo's on Saturday, August 9 at 8 p.m. for a special performance that includes a "sneak preview" of the upcoming Satin Dolls Cabaret at the Aloha Theaterwhile you enjoy drinks and food at Huggo's inside bar. This is a promotional event and silent auction for the upcoming event. Enjoy Huggo's cuisine and cocktails, meet the Satin Dolls, bid on the silent auction items, and enjoy the entertainment by Binti Bailey and the Casablanca Jazz Quartet that will include selections from their upcoming APAC show plus other great music. A $10 entertainment charge per person will be added to your food and drink bill for this special event. Call Huggo's for reservations at 8PM (808) 329-1493. For more information, call (808) 329-1493 or email email@example.com.
August 9, 2014
ANNUAL ROYAL ORDER OF KAMEHAMEHA LU`AU - KAILUA-KONA
The event will be held at Makae`o Pavilion at Old Airport Beach Park. There will be a Hawaiian food buffet and live musical entertainment. Tickets are $30, with the proceeds going toward the Order's scholarship program. To order tickets, call 808-747-6165. For more info, visit royalorderofkamehameha.org.
(More events can be found on KONAWEB's Big Island Events Calendar).