(For a more complete listing of events, go to KONAWEB's Big Island Events Calendar).
March 7 and 8, 2014
BIG ISLAND ASSN. OF NURSERYMEN'S 34TH ANNUAL HORTICULTURAL & PLANT SHOW - HILO
Friday, March 7, from 5-9pm; Saturday, March 8, from 9am-2pm. Location: Edith Kanaka`ole Stadium. Free admission. Cash, checks and credit cards now accepted.
March 7-28, 2014
BIG ISLAND WOODTURNERS 16th ANNUAL EXHIBIT/DEMONSTRATIONS - HILO
The Big Island Woodturners show will be held at the Wailoa Center, 200 Piopio St., in Hilo. This year's show will kick off with the Meet the Artists Reception on March 7th from 5-7 pm. The Woodturners Exhibit is free to the public, and will be open Monday-Saturday from 8:30 am-4:30 pm from March 8 thru March 28, 2014. There will be Woodturning Demonstrations on Saturday March 8, 15 and 22 from 10:00 am-2:00 pm. There is also an Online Auction of some of the members turnings, running from March 8-28. Please visit www.bigislandwoodturners.org
March 8, 2014
KONA LIONS CLUB PANCAKE BREAKFAST - KAILUA-KONA
Cost: $8. Time: 6:30-11am. Live music, pancakes, eggs, sausage, fruit, juice...Supports the Lions Club charity efforts. Hale Halawai on Alii Dr.
March 8, 2014
FRIENDS FOR FITNESS BENEFIT PLANT SALE - MAKAE`O WALKING WALKING/JOGGING PATH, KAILUA-KONA
From 8:30-11:30am at the entrance of the walking path. Friends for Fitness will use the proceeds to beautify the park.
March 13, 2014
"HOW TO START A BUSINESS IN HAWAII" WORKSHOP - KAILUA-KONA
Have you ever thought about owning your own business? Is entrepreneurship
right for you? How do you get started? All these questions and more will be answered at this workshop sponsored by the Hawai`i Small Business Development Center. Time: 3-5:30 PM at Kuakini Tower, Ste. 213, Kailua Kona. Cost: $20. For more information, call 808 327 3680, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.hisbdc.org
March 15, 2014
KONA COMMONS ST. PET-TRICKS DAY EVENT - KAILUA-KONA
Grab Frisky, Fido and Bruiser and head to Kona Commons for this free family-friendly extravaganza focusing on pets! Pet food collections of dog or cat food will start on Monday, March 10th and go through Saturday, March 15th at participating merchants. On March 15th, bring in pet food and enter to win a Doggie Dream Home from Petco! Petco Mega Pet Adoption from 9am until 4pm. Attend pet training and grooming demos, Pet Trick Contest, Pet Kissing Contest, K9 search & rescue demostration and photos with your pet. Time: 10 am - 1 pm. Event benefits Hawaii Island Humane Society, KARES & AdvoCATS. For more information, call 808-334-0005, email email or visit http://www.konacommons.com/.
March 15, 2014
"ENCORE! ENCORE!" FUNDRAISING GALA - ALOHA THEATRE, KAINALIU
Aloha Performing Arts Company proudly presents their sixth annual gala fundraiser, this year entitled "Encore! Encore! A Quarter Century with APAC." The benefit event will feature gourmet food, fine wine, and locally brewed beer, as well as live and silent auctions and live entertainment. Time: 6-10pm at Aloha Theatre, Kainaliu. Cost: $85. Funds raised will be used to refurbish the back-stage areas, dressing/green rooms. For more information, call 808-322-9924, email email@example.com
or visit www.alohatheatre.com
March 16, 2014
MONTHLY "KOKUA KAILUA" VILLAGE STROLL AND HULIHE`E PALACE MONTHLY EVENT - KAILUA-KONA
Free Hawaiian music featuring the Hawai`i County Band on the Palace's South Lawn at 4 p.m., presented by the Daughters of Hawai`i. Bring your own beach mat or chair. Before and after the Palace performance, stroll thru historic Kailua Village (the Stroll starts at 1pm & goes till 6pm), enjoy oceanside cafes and restaurants, local musicians & artists. For more info about the Palace event, email firstname.lastname@example.org. For info about For more info about Kokua Kailua, email HKVevents@yahoo.com
or visit historickailuavillage.com
(More events can be found on KONAWEB's Big Island Events Calendar).