Calendar for May 11

Arts & Exhibits

TODAY, May 11

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PRINCE JONAH KUHIO MURAL VIEWING

Where: Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalaniana‘ole Elementary and Secondary School, 27-330 Mamalahoa Highway, Papaikou

When: Anytime

Details: Free. This 41-by-13-foot mural of Hawaiian culture is the second of two inspirational works by local artist Al Russell. Queen Kapiolani’s motto “Strive to reach the highest!” and a large image of her proud son, Prince Jonah, are sure to resonate. Fully viewable from southbound Highway 19.

Contact: Al Russell, 421-8559, ocd@ocdlove.com

MAYUMI ODA: EXPRESSION OF THE FEMALE DEITY

Where: East Hawaii Cultural Center, 141 Kalakaua St., Hilo

When: Regular center hours through May 31

Details: Exhibition features a selection of silk screen, wood block, intaglio and calligraphic works from the artist’s Buddhist, Heart Sutra, Kannonkyo, Goddess and Ocean Series. It also includes five major original Thangkas that reflect an exceptionally bold and delightfully inventive feminist spirit.

Contact: Administrator, 561-5711, Admin@ehcc.org

THIRD ANNUAL KAMANA SENIOR ART EXHIBIT

Where: Hawaii Japanese Center, 751 Kanoelehua Ave., Hilo

When: Opens today; 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday through May 31

Details: Features art from Kamana Senior Center’s classes: watercolor, oil and acrylic, woodblock print, needlepoint stitching and hand-building and mold ceramics. Free.

Contact: Iris Higa, 961-8710, iris.higa@hawaiicounty.gov

Classes

TODAY, May 11

ZEN RETREAT

Where: Taishoji Soto Mission, 275 Kinoole St., Hilo

When: Deadline to register is today; event is 9 a.m. May 18

Details: Event includes sitting and walking meditation, tea ceremony demonstration and a dharma talk. Bring vegetarian lunch and wear comfortable clothes. Donation recommended. Call 935-8407 or email hilotaishoji@gmail.com to register.

Contact: The Rev. Shinsho Hata, 935-8407, hilotaishoji@gmail.com

KIMCHI AND KOMBUCHA/JUN WORKSHOP WITH JASMINE SILVERSTEIN OF HEARTBEET FOODS

Where: Volcano Art Center, Niaulani Campus, 19-4074 Old Volcano Road, Volcano

When: 10 a.m. today

Details: Learn the basics of culturing cabbage and various vegetables into probiotic-rich kimchi, as well as how to make your own kombucha and jun. Each participant will take home their own finished products. Cost is $60, or $55 for VAC members, plus a $10 supply fee. All supplies and organic ingredients will be provided. Pre-registration is required. For more information or to register, call VAC or visit www.volcanoartcenter.org. No cooking skills necessary.

Contact: Alyssa Johnasen, 967-8222, workshops@volcanoartcenter.org

THE JAPANESE ART OF ORIGAMI

Where: Hilo Public Library, 300 Waianuenue Ave., Hilo

When: 10 a.m. Saturdays through May 18

Details: Free origami crafts. In modern usage, the word “origami” is used as an inclusive term for all folding practices, regardless of their culture of origin.

Contact: Justin Rajkowski, 933-8890, justin.rajkowski@librarieshawaii.org

RAKU POTTERY WORKSHOP

Where: Society for Kona’s Education & Art, 84-5191 Mamalahoa Highway, Honaunau

When: 1 p.m. today

Details: With Alysia Samaru and Lynn Peavy. Cost is $75 for SKEA members, $85 for nonmembers, and includes all supplies. For more information or to register, call or email the contact information below.

Contact: Donna Stiles, 328-9392, skea@hawaii.rr.com

BOTTLE-FEEDING KITTENS AND PUPPIES

Where: 1438 Kilauea Ave., Hilo

When: 1 p.m. today

Details: Learn the proper methods and supplies needed to bottle-feed these orphaned babies. You can then be a volunteer foster parent for rescued baby animals through Rainbow Friends Animal Sanctuary or just have the knowledge to care for abandoned litters you might find. You also can be part of a fostering network, with advice and support from experienced foster parents. Free; snacks will be served. There will be hands-on practice with baby kittens and puppies. Location is the building next to Tykes Laundromat.

Contact: Elaine Partlow, 281-9895, goldenfeatherjewelry@gmail.com

CREATIVE RETREAT — 3-D POP-UP FLOWER CARDS

Where: Hawaii Creative Retreats Studio, 614 Kilauea Ave., Suite 103, No. 25, Hilo

When: 2 p.m today

Details: Create two different cards perfect for Mother’s Day, graduations and more. All materials and light refreshments included. Cost is $10; register at www.hawaiicreativeretreats.com.

Contact: Sara Krosch, 520-389-0620, hawaiicreativeretreats@gmail.com

YOGA FOR BEGINNERS SERIES

Where: Yoga Centered, 37 Waianuenue Ave., Hilo

When: 4 p.m. Saturdays through May 18

Details: Learn foundational poses, proper alignment, how to breathe and basic yoga philosophy. Build strength, increase flexibility and gain confidence in your practice. Hosted the first three Saturdays of each month. Cost is $20 for single-session drop-ins or $55 for all three classes.

Contact: Amanda, 934-7233, workshops@yogacentered.com

MONDAY, May 13

COMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS 2 FOR SENIORS

Where: SeniorTech, UH-Hilo, Portable Building 7, 200 W. Kawili St., Hilo

When: 9 a.m. Monday and Thursday

Details: Without the previous class that emphasizes mouse skills, most beginners will find this course too advanced. Greg Navarro shows more advanced students how to create folders on the desktop, how to personalize your computer and how to save to a flash drive. Cost is $50; daily parking fee $3.

Contact: June Knell, 932-7928, cyberlu@gmail.com

TUESDAY, May 14

IPAD 2 FOR SENIORS

Where: SeniorTech, UH-Hilo, Portable Building 7, 200 W. Kawili St., Hilo

When: 9 a.m. Tuesday and Wednesday

Details: Learn how to have more fun with your iPad — more photos, music and apps. Bring your iPad, Apple ID and password to class. Cost is $50; daily parking fee $3.

Contact: June Knell, 932-7928, cyberlu@gmail.com

WINE AND WATERCOLORS WITH NANCY DELUCREZIA

Where: Volcano Art Center, Niaulani Campus, 19-4074 Old Volcano Road, Volcano

When: 4 p.m. Tuesday

Details: Techniques covered will include basic palette setup, color theory and mixing, masking, wet in wet, texturizing and how to create depth, highlights and shadows. During the class, participants will enjoy a sampling of several wines from Grapes – A Wine Store in Hilo. Cost is $35, or $30 for VAC members, plus a $17 supply fee. A still-life photo will be provided for students to paint. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Call VAC or visit www.volcanoartcenter.org to register.

Contact: Alyssa Johnasen, 967-8222, workshops@volcanoartcenter.org

FINAL BON DANCE CLASS

Where: Hakalau Jodo Mission, 29-2289 Hanamalo Loop, Hakalau

When: 6 p.m. Tuesday

Details: Exercise and fun; learn older, traditional as well as contemporary upbeat dances that can be danced at every bon dance throughout the summer. Also learn the history and background of the dances. Donation of $5.

Contact: Akiko Masuda, 963-6422, msakiko@hawaii.rr.com

BEYOND THE BASICS — SOCIAL DANCE MIXED PLATE

Where: AJA Veterans Center, 361 Haihai St., Hilo

When: 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays through June 4

Details: Designed for those who have grown beyond the beginner level and want to up their game in a variety of dances. For singles and couples. Cost is $35 for the six weeks; $8 walk-in rate.

Contact: Denise Westbrook, 970-739-6771, dancingscreenwriter@yahoo.com

WEDNESDAY, May 15

SPILLED COFFEE ART

Where: Mountain View Public and School Library, 1235 Volcano Highway, Mountain View

When: 3:30 p.m. Wednesday

Details: Learn how to have fun and make art with only coffee, paper and a paintbrush. Coffee art is cheap to produce, the color choice is limited and it produces a wonderful warm sepia image. Best of all, it is therapeutic to the soul. No skill level or previous experience is required.

Contact: Bonnie Perry, 968-2322, bonnie.perry@librarieshawaii.org

THURSDAY, May 16

KAMANA CENTER SENIOR LECTURES

Where: Institute for Astronomy, 640 N. Aohoku Place, Hilo

When: 10 a.m. Thursday

Details: This week’s presentation will be given by Joanna Norton and Hugh Montgomery of the Hawaii Island Citizens’ Climate Lobby, who will present “Take Action on Climate Change to make the Earth Cool Again.” Cost for the 10 week session is $10.

Contact: Carol Lafond, 339-7270, lafond1584@gmail.com

FREE BROWN TALK

Where: Office of the Prosecuting Attorney, 655 Kilauea Ave., Hilo

When: Noon on Thursday

Details: Speaker for this month’s Kuikahi Mediation Center talk is Majidah Lebarre, who will present “Conflict Resolution for Kids!” In this interactive talk, understand what conflict is and develop specific problem-solving skills such as perspective taking, empathy and “I” statements for children and adults.

Contact: Majidah Lebarre, 935-7844, majidah@hawaiimediation.org

HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE CLASSES

Where: Hilo Public Library, 300 Waianuenue Ave., Hilo

When: 1 p.m. Thursdays through June 6

Details: Adults and seniors are invited to attend free weekly Hawaiian language classes. Instructor Puakea Sun will teach Hawaiian chants/oli, songs and prayers. Registration is required.

Contact: Justin Rajkowski, 933-8890, ldssevents@librarieshawaii.org

ADVANCE HEALTH CARE DIRECTIVE PRESENTATION

Where: Cooper Center, 19-4030 Wright Road, Volcano

When: 7 p.m. Thursday

Details: Get help completing a free advance health care directive that documents your end of life wishes. An AHCD is an important gift to your loved ones so they won’t have to guess what you want if you can no longer speak for yourself. Bring the name of two people who will be your “agents,” with addresses, phone numbers and email addresses. Come and bring your family and loved ones to learn about this important topic. To register, call Sally Mermel at 967-7426 (leave a message), Tony Kent at 292-4559 or Amy Hamane at 935-1500. All Big Island residents welcome. This is the only presentation in Volcano this year.

Contact: Sally Mermel, 967-7426, sally.volcano@gmail.com

COMING

STAINED GLASS BASICS 1 SERIES WITH LOIS POLLOCK

Where: Volcano Art Center, Niaulani Campus, 19-4074 Old Volcano Road, Volcano

When: 9 a.m. May 18 and 25, June 1-2

Details: All of the basic techniques will be covered, from glass cutting, foiling, soldering and completing with patina and polishing compound. Participants will complete this four-session workshop with a finished light-catcher and the knowledge and experience of the basic skills involved to continue working with stained glass. Cost is $100, or $90 for VAC members, plus a $15 supply fee. Attendees are asked to wear long pants, snug-fitting gloves, covered shoes and safety glasses. To register call VAC or visit www.volcanoartcenter.org.

Contact: Alyssa Johnasen, 967-8222, workshops@volcanoartcenter.org

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT WORKSHOP: SALVADOR DALI

Where: 15-1963 Fourth Ave., Hawaiian Paradise Park

When: 5:30 p.m. May 18

Details: Explore the life and work of one of the most celebrated artists of all time and delve into his mind and vision. Dalí was highly imaginative, and notorious for indulging in unusual and grandiose behavior. To the dismay of those who held his work in high regard, and to the irritation of his critics, his eccentric manner and attention-grabbing public actions sometimes drew more attention than his artwork. To register, call the number below.

Contact: Rose Adare, 430-8552, kipaipaiart@gmail.com

SAVE YOURSELF FROM CYBER SCAMS

Where: The Arc of Hilo, 1099 Waianuenue Ave., Hilo

When: 9:30 a.m. May 21

Details: Presented by AARP Hawaii. Learn about online threats to your digital identity, your data and your money. Get insights into how to protect yourself. Learn about the role of law enforcement in protecting Americans from cybercrimes. Find out about the AARP Fraud Watch Network and how you can get involved. Register at https://aarp.cvent.com/cyber5-21 or call the toll free number below.

Contact: Jackie Boland, 877-926-8300, jboland@aarp.org

WORD PROCESSING FOR SENIORS USING PC

Where: SeniorTech, UH-Hilo, Portable Building 7, 200 W. Kawili St., Hilo

When: 10 a.m. May 21-23

Details: This is not a typing class. Learn how to move your words around on a digital sheet of paper, insert a picture and print catchy invitations or posters. Cost is $50; daily parking fee $3.

Contact: June Knell, 932-7928, cyberlu@gmail.com

SAVE YOURSELF FROM CYBER SCAMS

Where: Humpy’s Big Island Ale House, Hurricane Room, 75-5815 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona

When: 5:30 p.m. May 21

Details: Presented by AARP Hawaii. Learn about online threats to your digital identity, your data and your money. Get insights into how to protect yourself. Learn about the role of law enforcement in protecting Americans from cybercrimes. Find out about the AARP Fraud Watch Network and how you can get involved. Register at https://aarp.cvent.com/cyber5-21 or call the toll free number below.

Contact: Jackie Boland, 877-926-8300, jboland@aarp.org

INTRODUCTION TO BEEKEEPING COURSE WITH RICHARD SPIEGEL

Where: Ahualoa

When: 1 p.m. Saturdays, July 13-Aug. 3

Details: Learn the basics of nontoxic beekeeping and enough equipment and basic knowledge to obtain and care for a colony of bees. Spiegel also will talk about how his agricultural, values-based business practiced sustainability and social and environmental responsibility. Also learn how intentions and methods affect the food we grow and how the food we eat affects us, how honey bees are an integral part of nature and the food chain of humans and some of the current challenges faced by honey bees and humans. Specific location and additional information will be given upon registration.

Contact: Susan Collins, 936-6019, birdandbeehawaii@gmail.com

Clubs

SUNDAY, May 12

MOTHER’S DAY SOLO AUTOCROSS — SPORTS CAR CLUB OF AMERICA

Where: Hilo Dragstrip Kart Track

When: 7:30 a.m. Sunday

Details: The all-day event is open to spectators and competitors. Come out and watch, ride along with competitors or compete with your own car. Classifications exist for most street vehicles. For more information, see the Big Island of Hawaii Region SCCA Facebook page or visit http://bigislandscca.org.

Contact: Tim Minick, 896-1333, scca@minicknet.com

MONDAY, May 13

KOREA VETS MONTHLY MEETING

Where: Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home, 1180 Waianuenue Ave., Hilo

When: 10 a.m. Monday

Details: Committee, disability and agenda reviews and KWV Memorial status.

Contact: Bob Karp, 981-2126, karpr001@hawaii.rr.com

ELECTIONS FOR THE HILO HIGH SCHOOL SCHOOL COMMUNITY COUNCIL

Where: Hilo High School Library, 556 Waianuenue Ave., Hilo

When: 5 p.m. Monday

Details: Hilo High School’s SCC shares decision-making among the principal, teachers, staff, parents, students and community members to improve student achievement. The SCC consists of a group of people elected by their peers to represent the members of the school community. The primary role of the SCC is to review, evaluate and monitor the academic and financial plan and ensure the needs of all students are addressed. This year the group is looking for new student, parent and community members. Anyone interested in serving is encouraged to attend the meeting.

Contact: Lucy Ramirez, 206-850-7228, lucykamalani@gmail.com

TUESDAY, May 14

BIG ISLAND BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION

Where: Kamana Senior Center, 127 Kamana St., Hilo

When: 6 p.m. Tuesday

Details: All are welcome. Meet and greet Big Island Department of Agriculture plant and pest control officers, plus an informational talk about the Queensland longhorn beetle. Stacey Chun, of the Hawaii Department of Agriculture Plant Pest Control Branch, will be the guest speaker for the meeting.

Contact: Jim Klyman, 805-399-2422, bigislandbeekeepers@gmail.com

THURSDAY, May 16

GO CLUB

Where: Taishoji Soto Mission, 275 Kinoole St., Hilo

When: 5:30 p.m. Thursdays

Details: Free. GO, also know as Igo, is an ancient game of strategy played with black and white stones. The objective is to claim the most territory by placing your stones on the intersections of the line-grid playing board. It’s simple yet complex and can sharpen your mind. Beginners to experts welcome. We can teach you if you’ve never played before.

Contact: Russell, 936-6710, rs_brown@hotmail.com

COMING

HAWAI’I LOA CHAPTER, NATIONAL SOCIETY DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION

Where: USO, Pohakuloa Training Area, 74-500 Saddle Road

When: 10 a.m. May 18

Details: Chapter meeting and potluck lunch. Doors open at 9 a.m. for networking and socializing. Chapter meeting will feature updates on committee “minutes,” activities and awards, a memorial for member Stephanie Jones Amick and a program on “Hawai’i in Wartime: U.S. Civil War to World War II” by historian Boyd Bond, followed by potluck lunch. Additional desserts for the USO and donations for the state veterans home welcomed. Valid identification, auto insurance and registration needed for PTA entry. RSVP requested to the person below.

Contact: Mary Ellen Smith, 322-6870, mellencs@aol.com

BIG ISLAND WATER GARDEN CLUB

Where: Keaau Community Center, 16-192 Pili Mua St., Keaau

When: 6:30 p.m. May 21

Details: Monthly meeting. Speaker TBA, always a surprise. Public welcome. A mini auction concludes business.

Contact: Karen, secretary, 935-5357, stephen@backyardeden.com

HILO WOMAN’S CLUB INSTALLATION OF 2019 BOARD OF DIRECTORS LUNCHEON

Where: Hilo Yacht Club, 77 Laehala St., Hilo

When: 11:30 a.m. May 21

Details: Cost IS $25 per member/guest. Lovely event with great food, company and entertainment.

Contact: Jennifer Tanouye, 935-9838, jentanouye@hotmail.com

SIERRA CLUB OF HAWAII MOKU LOA GROUP MONTHLY MEETING

Where: UH-Hilo, Marine Science Building, Room 120, 200 W. Kawili St., Hilo

When: 5 p.m. May 23

Details: Executive committee meeting followed by conservation meeting and potluck at 6:30 p.m. Please support zero waste by bringing your own plate and utensils. All welcome.

Contact: Emily Garland, 765-9289, emilygarland@gmail.com

Health

MONDAY, May 13

AN INTRODUCTION TO FREQUENCY THERAPY AND VIBRATIONAL MEDICINE

Where: Laupahoehoe Public Library, 35-2065 Old Mamalahoa Highway, Laupahoehoe

When: 6 p.m. Monday

Details: Shira Hunt, RN, CST, shares how she saved her leg from amputation and how you can use the same methods to develop and maintain your own vibrant health and create a life filled with abundance, together with uncovering deep insights into your true nature and purpose.

Contact: Gabrielle Casart, 962-2229, hlacirc@librarieshawaii.org

WEDNESDAY, May 15

PIYO LIVE!

Where: Puna Hongwanji Mission, 16-492 Old Volcano Road, Keaau

When: 4 p.m. Wednesdays through Dec. 18

Details: Low-impact, high-intensity core strength, flexibility and balance workout inspired by Pilates and yoga, choreographed to popular music. Bring a yoga mat and water. Donations welcome.

Contact: Sara Krosch, 520-389-0620, sarakrosch@gmail.com

THURSDAY, May 16

FAMILY CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP

Where: Hilo Adult Day Center, 561 Kupuna Place, Hilo

When: 9 a.m. Thursday

Details: Intimate support group of family caregivers. Share you strengths and weaknesses with fellow caregivers on the same caregiving road. Learn that you are not alone.

Contact: Lizby, 980-896-1374, llogsdon@hawaiiislandadutcare.org

PIYO LIVE!

Where: Ka‘u District Gym Multi-Purpose Room, Pahala

When: 6 p.m. Thursdays through Dec. 26

Details: Low-impact, high-intensity core strength, flexibility and balance workout inspired by Pilates and yoga, choreographed to popular music. Bring a yoga mat and water. Donations welcome.

Contact: Sara Krosch, 520-389-0620, sarakrosch@gmail.com

COMING

FAMILY CAREGIVE RESPITE FUN DAY

Where: Hilo Adult Day Center, 561 Kupuna Place, Hilo

When: 9 a.m. May 18

Details: Massages, healthy snacks, Zumba, Audrey Wilson the food guru and more. Talk story with other family caregivers. Relax and take some time for yourself. Suggested donation $10; scholarships available. Your loved one can attend adult day care free while you are here and stay until 3:30 p.m. while you have a little you time.

Contact: Lizby, 961-3747, llogsdon@hawaiiislandadutcare.org

STEPS ONE, TWO AND THREE WORKSHOP FOR COMPULSIVE EATERS

Where: Clem Akina Park, 159 Wainaku St., Hilo

When: 10 a.m. May 18

Details: Do you have a problem with food? Over/undereating, bingeing, purging, dieting, etc.? This workshop, covers the first three steps of the 12 steps of Overeaters Anonymous. Yes, what works for AA works for food issues, too. You can have freedom from compulsive food behaviors. Attend and begin the journey to recovery.

Contact: OA contact, 345-2753, viviansuet@hotmail.com

OSTOMY SUPPORT GROUP

Where: Hilo Medical Center cafeteria, 1190 Waianuenue Ave., Hilo

When: 11:30 a.m. May 18

Details: Meet new friends, share experiences and provide mutual support in an environment that’s friendly and safe. Meets the third Saturday of each month; open to all ostomates, pre-ostomy patients, caregivers, interested medical professionals and the public.

Contact: Sandy Wright, 339-7640, OstomyGroup@yahoo.com

BLOOD DRIVE

Where: Aunty Sally’s Luau Hale, 799 Piilani St., Hilo

When: 7:30 a.m. May 21-23

Details: Please note: drives are subject to change. To schedule an appointment or check on drive information, call 848-4770 or visit BBH.org. The general requirements to be a blood donor are simple: Be in good health, at least 18 years old (or 16- and 17-year-old donors with signed Blood Bank of Hawaii parent/legal guardian consent) and weigh 110 pounds or more. Bring photo ID with date of birth. Follow Blood Bank of Hawaii on social media for updates and information about blood drives near you: Facebook.com/BloodBankHawaii/, Instagram.com/BloodBankHawaii/ or @BloodBankHawaii on Twitter.

Contact: Blood Bank of Hawaii, 848-4770, admin@bbh.org

BLOOD DRIVE

Where: Hawaii Police Department, Training Room, 349 Kapiolani St., Hilo

When: 8:15 a.m. May 24

Details: Please note: drives are subject to change. To schedule an appointment or check on drive information, call 848-4770 or visit BBH.org. The general requirements to be a blood donor are simple: Be in good health, at least 18 years old (or 16- and 17-year-old donors with signed Blood Bank of Hawaii parent/legal guardian consent) and weigh 110 pounds or more. Bring photo ID with date of birth. Follow Blood Bank of Hawaii on social media for updates and information about blood drives near you: Facebook.com/BloodBankHawaii/, Instagram.com/BloodBankHawaii/ or @BloodBankHawaii on Twitter.

Contact: Blood Bank of Hawaii, 848-4770, admin@bbh.org

ZUMBA GOLD FUNDRAISER FOR THE ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION

Where: Hilo YMCA, 300 W Lanikaula St., Hilo

When: 10:30 a.m. June 10

Details: Featured will be low-impact aerobics, mate hula and Zumba Gold. Harriet Rocha and her Zumba Crew, along with Charlene and Maryline, to rock the house.

Contact: Harriet Rocha, 640-3876, hrrocha47@gmail.com

FUNDRAISER DANCE PARTY FOR THE ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION

Where: Hilo YMCA, 300 W Lanikaula St., Hilo

When: 4 p.m. June 2

Details: Come join this OG dance party, shaking our booties to our favorite old-school music. Donation of $10 requested, Pupus available. BYOB/designated driver.

Contact: Harriet Rocha, 640-3876, harrocha47@gmail.com

Just for Keiki

COMING

JAPANESE SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE

Where: Hilo Hongwanji Gakuen, 398 Kilauea Ave., Hilo

When: 4:30 p.m. May 20

Details: Any parents wanting to know about Japanese language school for children ages 6-18 are encourage to attend. The 2019-20 school year starts Aug. 5.

Contact: Teruyo Masuda, 961-6677, hilohongwanjigakuen@gmail.com

SKEA SUMMER ART CAMP

Where: Society for Kona’s Education & Art, 84-5191 Mamalahoa Highway, Honaunau

When: 8:30 a.m. Monday through Friday, June 10-21

Details: For students ages 6-11. Painting, drawing, pottery, choreography, multimedia projects, cooperative outdoor games and more. Tuition is $145 per week ($10 off if registered by June 3) and students can attend either or both weeks. Scholarships available. For more information or to register, use the phone number or email address below.

Contact: Donna Stiles, 328-9392, skea@hawaii.rr.com

Outdoors

THURSDAY, May 16

STEWARDSHIP OF KIPUKAPUAULU

Where: Meet at the Kipukapuaulu parking lot on Mauna Loa Road, off Highway 11

When: 9:30 a.m. Thursdays

Details: Help remove troublesome plants from this home to an astonishing diversity of native forest and understory plants. Bring clippers or pruners, sturdy gloves, a hat and water. Wear closed-toe shoes and clothing that you don’t mind getting permanently stained from morning glory sap. Be prepared for cool and wet or hot and sunny weather. Meet at the Kipukapuaulu parking lot on Mauna Loa Road off Highway 11 in the park. New volunteer? Contact Marilyn Nicholson for more information at nickem@hawaii.rr.com.

Contact: Park Information, 985-6011, havo_information@nps.gov

FRIDAY, May 17

STEWARDSHIP AT THE SUMMIT

Where: Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

When: 8:45 a.m. Friday and May 25 and 31

Details: Volunteers are needed to help remove invasive, non-native plant species that prevent native plants from growing in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Wear sturdy hiking shoes, long-sleeve shirts and long pants. Bring a hat, rain gear, day pack, snacks and water. Gloves and tools are provided. No advance registration required; no cost to participate, but park entrance fees apply. Meet project leaders Paul and Jane Field at Kilauea Visitor Center. Visit www.nps.gov/havo/planyourvisit/summit_stewardship.htm for additional planning details.

Contact: Park Information, 985-6011, havo_interpretation@nps.gov

COMING

HAWAII ISLE ARCHERY CLUB TRADITIONAL SHOOT

Where: Malama Archery Park, Panaewa

When: 7:30 a.m. (registration); 9 a.m. (shoot starts) May 18

Details: A fun day of traditional archery; 14 targets and novelty shoots. All abilities and ages welcome.

Contact: Tracy Lewis, 959-6699, tracyinhilo@yahoo.com

BIG ISLAND ROAD RUNNERS SCHOLARSHIP 5K RUN

Where: Reed’s Bay Beach Park, Hilo

When: 7:30 a.m. May 19

Details: Registration starts at 6:30 a.m. the day of the race. Cost is $10 for non-members, $5 for members. Scholarship awards will be presented after the run. Come help celebrate running and the scholarship recipients.

Contact: David Cotter, 339-7210, volcanodwc@hawaii.rr.com

Pau Hana

TODAY, May 11

COUNTRY MUSIC DANCE

Where: Fraternal Order of Eagles, Keaau Aerie, 16-111 Opukahaia St., Keaau

When: 7 p.m. today

Details: Music by the Bobby Reno Band. A mix of country and light rock. Cover charge $5.

Contact: Richard J. Robbins, 965-0133, RobbinsR006@Hawaii.rr.com

COMING

LIVE DANCE MUSIC WITH THE HOT-SHOTS

Where: Hilo Elks Lodge, 150 Kinoole St., Hilo

When: 7 p.m. May 18

Details: Hilo Hep Cats Swinging Saturday dance party. Start with a beginner-friendly swing dance lesson and then boogie to the band from 7:30-10 p.m. Entry is $15. The Hot-Shots perform vintage jazz and swing hits. Parking off Ululani Street.

Contact: Andrea Gill, 959-8216, hilohepcats@gmail.com

Performances

TODAY, May 11

DENNIS AND CHRISTY SOARES PERFORM

Where: Hilo Farmers Market

When: Today and Wednesday

Details: Live acoustic music.

Contact: Dennis B Soares, 345-1800, dennis_soares@hotmail.com

“ANIANIOKALA”

Where: Palace Theater, 38 Haili St., Hilo

When: 7 p.m. today

Details: A Hawaiian musical theater re-telling of “Annie,” but set in Hilo. An N2 Dance musical production. The story follows closely to the 1982 version of the movie “Annie.” The production will have live acting, singing and dancing.

Contact: Phillips, 934-7010, info@hilopalace.com

SUNDAY, May 12

“AMAZING GRACE”

Where: Palace Theater, 38 Haili St., Hilo

When: 2:30 p.m. Sunday; 7 p.m. Sunday through Tuesday

Details: Doors open 30 minutes prior to each showing. Music documentary. Newly restored concert footage from 1972 of Aretha Franklin performing songs from the best-selling gospel album at the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles.

Contact: Phillips, 934-7010, info@hilopalace.com

MOTHER’S DAY CHAMBER MUSIC CONCERT

Where: Volcano Art Center, Niaulani Campus, 19-4074 Old Volcano Road, Volcano

When: 3 p.m. Sunday

Details: Treat your mother, or yourself, to a beautiful classical music concert with complimentary pupus. Beverages and flowers will be available for purchase. Featuring the Volcano Chamber Players. There will also be a guest performance by Gerdine Markus on recorder. In addition, audience members will be treated to the operatic vocals of D`Andrea Pelletier. The concert is a special tribute to mothers and will entertain the entire family. Tickets are $25, or $20 for VAC members, and free for children 12 and younger. To purchase tickets, call VAC or visit www.volcanoartcenter.org.

Contact: Alyssa Johnasen, 967-8222, workshops@volcanoartcenter.org

MONDAY, May 13

HAWAII MISSION HOUSES PRESENTS HAWAII ISLAND HISTORY THEATRE

Where: Lyman Museum, 276 Haili St., Hilo

When: 7 p.m. Monday; 3 p.m. Tuesday

Details: These powerful living-history portrayals of three real, 19th century figures with ties to Hawaii Island (Curtis Piehu Iaukea, Emma Aima Nawahi and Simon Peter Kalima) are brought to life by talented island actors. Cost is $3 for non-members, free to members.

Contact: Lyman Museum, 935-5021, education@lymanmuseum.org

TUESDAY, May 14

HILO HULA TUESDAY AT THE BANDSTAND

Where: Mooheau Bandstand, 329 Kamehameha Ave., Hilo

When: 11 a.m. Tuesday

Details: Free. This week, Toa Huhina of the Marquesas Islands performs. On May 21, the Hula Sisters return with their repertoire of lovely Hawaiian music and dance. Halau Ke Ola Pono No Na Kupuna returns May 28. All welcome.

Contact: Dinnie Kysar, 896-7284, destinationhilo@gmail.com

THURSDAY, May 16

JAZZ NIGHT

Where: Palace Theater, 38 Haili St., Hilo

When: 7 p.m. Thursday

Details: In the lobby with Soul On A Roll, featuring special guest singer Sarah Bethany. Admission is $10. The cafe will be serving a special Jazz Night menu, and beer and wine will be available for purchase. Doors open at 5:45 p.m.

Contact: Phillips, 934-7010, info@hilopalace.com

FRIDAY, May 17

“GOJIRA” (“GODZILLA,” 1954)

Where: Palace Theater, 38 Haili St., Hilo

When: 7 p.m. Friday

Details: Doors open at 6 p.m. The original king of the monsters hits the Palace screen for a fun night of terror, destruction and good old-fashion monster mayhem! “Gojira” kicks off the Palace’s summer Friday Fright Nights movie series. Once a month through August, a classic monster from the 1950s will be featured. One night only. Come early for a chance to take a selfie with Godzilla himself!

Contact: Phillips, 934-7010, info@hilopalace.com

COMING

DENNIS AND CHRISTY SOARES PERFORM

Where: Hilo Coffee Mill, 17-995 Volcano Road, Mountain View

When: May 18

Details: Live acoustic music.

Contact: Dennis B Soares, 345-1800, dennis_soares@hotmail.com

CENTER STAGE DANCE ALLIANCE PRESENTS DISNEY’S “ALADDIN JR.”

Where: UH-Hilo Performing Arts Center, 200 W. Kawili St., Hilo

When: 2 and 7 p.m. May 18; 2 p.m. May 19

Details: Tickets start at $10 and can be purchased at Center Stage Dance Alliance or Basically Books; $5 more at the door. Based on the 1992 film and the 2014 hit Broadway show about the “diamond in the rough” street rat who learns that his true worth lies deep within. The Center Stage production features a full musical score and a cast of Hilo teenagers.

Contact: Larry Reitzer, 323-203-4556, larryreitzer1@gmail.com

WEST HAWAII DANCE THEATRE PRESENTS “COPPELIA”

Where: Kahilu Theatre, 67-1186 Lindsey Road, Waimea

When: 5 p.m. May 18

Details: This family-friendly, historic comedic ballet has been reconstructed from the original choreography. The newly formed West Hawaii Dance Theatre Orchestra will accompany the dancers. “Coppelia” tells the amusing tale of village girl Swanilda and her fiance, Franz. Though he’s set to marry her, Franz’s wavering affection falls on Coppelia, a life-like doll he mistakes at a distance for a beautiful young woman. Purchase tickets at www.kahilutheatre.org.

Contact: West Hawaii Dance Theatre, 329-8876, whdtheatre@gmail.com

“BEACH BUM”

Where: Palace Theater, 38 Haili St., Hilo

When: 7 p.m. May 18-21; 2:30 p.m. May 19

Details: Doors open 30 minutes prior to each showing. Rated R. Comedy. Follows the hilarious misadventures of Moondog (Matthew McConaughey), a rebellious rogue poet who always lives life by his own rules. Features an all-star cast playing delightfully memorable characters.

Contact: Phillips, 934-7010, info@hilopalace.com

DENNIS AND CHRISTY SOARES PERFORM

Where: Makuu Farmers Market, 15-2131 Keaau-Pahoa Road, Pahoa

When: 8:30 a.m. May 19

Details: Live acoustic music.

Contact: Dennis B Soares, 345-1800, dennis_soares@hotmail.com

WAIAKEA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL HO‘IKE

Where: Edith Kanakaole Tennis Stadium, 350 Kalanikoa St., Hilo

When: 9:15 a.m. May 22

Details: The public is invited to this free event.

Contact: Cori Lyn Shikuma, 981-7215, cori_lyn_shikuma@notes.k12.hi.us

“HIGH LIFE”

Where: Palace Theater, 38 Haili St., Hilo

When: 7 p.m. May 24-25

Details: Doors open 30 minutes prior to each showing. Monte (Robert Pattinson) and his baby daughter are the last survivors of a damned and dangerous mission to the outer reaches of the solar system. The crew of death row inmates, led by a doctor (Juliette Binoche) with sinister motives, has vanished. As the mystery of what happened aboard the ship is unraveled, father and daughter must rely on each other to survive as they hurtle toward the oblivion of a black hole.

Contact: Phillips, 934-7010, info@hilopalace.com

All Kine Stuffs

TODAY, May 11

GARAGE SALE EXTRAVAGANZA

Where: Hilo Higashi Hongwanji Mission, 216 Mohouli St., Hilo

When: 7:30 a.m. today

Details: Food items, plants and produce, rummage items, cinders, hardware, etc. for sale. The public is welcome to browse or purchase sale items. Come early to get the best deals. For additional information, call the Rev. Sawada at 935-8968.

Contact: Roy Hamakawa, 935-8968, hilohigashi@gmail.com

STABLES SWAP MEET

Where: Hawaiian Shores Community Center, 15-859 Kahakai Boulevard, Pahoa

When: 8:30 a.m. today

Details: Community market in the Hawaiian Beaches/Shores area. All welcome to attend or vend. Featuring garage sale, produce, plants, arts and crafts, food trucks and all kine stuffs. Plenty of parking. Second Saturday of each month.

Contact: Dawn Hurwitz, 936-3046, stablesswapmeet@gmail.com

F.O.L.K. BOOK SALE

Where: Kailua-Kona Public Library, 75-138 Hualalai Road, Kailua-Kona

When: 9 a.m. today

Details: Proceeds help support special programs and the needs of the Kona libraries. Teachers will receive special discounts with their official school ID, and F.O.L.K. members receive a 20% discount. As always, volunteers are welcome. Book donations are accepted at the library.

Contact: Ken Guerra, 322-0077, folk@folkhawaii.com

RAINBOW FRIENDS ANIMAL SANCTUARY ADOPTION EVENT

Where: Aloha Pawz, 697 Manono St., Hilo

When: 11 a.m. today

Details: Come on out and meet some dogs that would love to be your new friend.

Contact: Kathy, 260-0317, kathy@rainbowfriends.org

HOME SCHOOL INFORMATION MEETING

Where: 280 Ponahawai St., Ste. 203, Hilo

When: 2 p.m. today

Details: Interested in home schooling? Come find out how Classical Conversations can help you. A community will be starting here in Hilo in August. For more information, visit www.classicalconversations.com.

Contact: Suzanne Swanson, 443-4143, ccofhilo@gmail.com

SUNDAY, May 12

MOTHER’S DAY BUFFET

Where: Crater Rim Cafe, Kilauea Military Camp, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

When: 5 p.m. Sunday

Details: Indulge Mom with prime rib, lemon butter fish with tropical salsa and/or vegetable stir fry with tofu. Adults $29.95; children 6-11 $14.95. Call 967-8356 for seating times and more information. Park fees apply.

Contact: Elene Rizzo-Kuhn, 967-8371, elene.m.rizzo-kuhn.naf@mail.mil

TUESDAY, May 14

A WALK INTO THE PAST WITH DR. THOMAS A. JAGGAR

Where: Kilauea Visitor Center, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

When: 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. Tuesdays

Details: Walk back to 1912, and meet the founder of the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory, Thomas A. Jaggar, at the edge of Kilauea Volcano. Dressed in period costume, Ka‘u actor-director Dick Hershberger brings the renowned geologist to life. Space is limited; pick up free ticket at the Kilauea Visitor Center’s front desk the day of the program. Program includes climbing stairs and entering a confined space. Meet at the Kilauea Visitor Center.

Contact: Park Information, 985-6011, havo_information@nps.gov

WAIAKEA HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR AWARDS

Where: Waiakea High School cafeteria, 155 W Kawili St., Hilo

When: 7 p.m. Tuesday

Details: Students in the class of 2019 will be honored for their distinguished achievements in academics and service. Department awards, special honors and scholarships will be presented. Light refreshments; all welcome.

Contact: Donna Tanabe, 974-4888, donna_tanabe@notes.k12.hi.us

WEDNESDAY, May 15

WEDNESDAY POTLUCK

Where: Pele Aina Peaceful Arts Center, Keaau

When: 6 p.m. Wednesdays

Details: This is a potluck, so bring all types of food, and enjoy fellowship, music,

activities and fun. Vegan food also available.

Contact: Ravyn, 796-0558, 23vilrav@kuaokala.org

FRIDAY, May 17

SPAGHETTI DINNER AND BINGO

Where: Fraternal Order of Eagles, Keaau Aerie, 16-111 Opukahaia St., Keaau

When: 6 p.m. Friday

Details: All you can eat. Cost to guests of the Ealges is only $9. Bingo is played for groceries, with multiple winners each game.

Contact Name: Richard J. Robbins, 965-0133, RobbinsR006@Hawaii.rr.com

COMING

SPAY/NEUTER CAT CLINIC

Where: Hawaiian Shores Community Center, 15-859 Kahakai Boulevard, Pahoa

When: 8 a.m. May 18-19

Details: Free; donations welcome. Sponsored by Hui Pono Holoholona. Use registration form at www.hphhawaii.org. Limited to 100 cats Saturday and 50 cats Sunday. Volunteers are needed. Donations of cat food, sheets and funding are most welcome.

Contact: Clinic coordinator, 968-8279, paws@hphhawaii.org

“TEN THOUSAND HOURS IN PARADISE: TRIBULATIONS” BOOK RELEASE

Where: Basically Books, 1672 Kamehameha Ave., Hilo

When: Noon on May 18

Details: Just in time for Lahaina noon, Big Island author Andrew M. Crusoe launches the next book in his beloved True Hawaii adventure series. Being invited to Halema‘uma‘u lava lake was just the beginning. Reading followed by companion ebook giveaway.

Contact: Christine Reed, 961-0144, bbinfo@hawaiiantel.net

MAY IS FOR MYSTERY

Where: Basically Books, 1672 Kamehameha Ave., Hilo

When: 2 p.m. May 18

Details: Members of MAHI, Mystery Authors of Hawaii Island, will again read and discuss their latest works and news in the world of mystery writing. Whodunits set in Hawaii or written by local authors are featured. All readers and writers welcome.

Contact: Christine Reed, 961-0144, bbinfo@hawaiiantel.net

FOURTH ANNUAL FARM FESTIVAL

Where: Intersection of Mamane Street and Mamalahoa Highway, Honokaa

When: 9 a.m. May 19

Details: Join Hamakua Harvest, a growing educational and agricultural hub and weekly farmers market, for festivities featuring a 35-plus vendor farmers market and an all-day lineup of entertainment including a petting zoo, a silent auction, educational presentations, yard games, keiki activities and ono food. The festival is on the first Sunday of Western Week, a 60-year Honokaa tradition. Volunteers are needed to help with parking, carpentry, keiki activities and festival setup. Volunteers will receive a free T-shirt and a pizza party the following week.

Contact: Elizabeth Mallion, 765-9373, info@hamakuaharvest.org

“KILAUEA: HAWAII ON FIRE”

Where: Laupahoehoe Public Library, 35-2065 Old Mamalahoa Highway, Laupahoehoe

When: 6 p.m. May 20

Details: Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano erupted in 2018, sending rivers of lava through communities and into the sea. Nova joins scientists and local residents on a breathtaking journey to investigate Kilauea’s lower East Rift Zone eruption.

Contact: Gabrielle Casart, 962-2229, hlacirc@librarieshawaii.org

JOB FAIR

Where: Old Kona Airport Park Pavilion, Kailua-Kona

When: 9 a.m. May 24

Details: Hosted by the American Job Center Hawai`i. Free and open to the public. Those interested in attending are encouraged to come prepared with resumes and dressed professionally as interviews might be done on-site.

Contact: American Job Center Hawai`i, 961-8379, ohcdwia@hawaiicounty.gov

ONGOING

Saturdays

HILO VETERANS CENTER

Where: 70 Lanihuli St., Suite No. 2, Hilo

When: 8 a.m. Saturdays

Details: Hilo Veterans Center has new office hours. A benefits briefing is hosted the first Thursday of each month from 9 a.m.-noon, with several other opportunities for veterans and their family members. Contact the center for more information. Also available are: shore fishing group, kanakapila group, art therapy group, stand-up paddling group, various golf activities, yoga, tai chi and a book club.

Contact: Maricar Souza, 969-3833

GUIDED HIKES

Where: Kahuku unit, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

When: 9:30 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays

Details: Come explore the park with a ranger and discover an ever-changing landscape, learn about the Hawaiian culture and understand the ecosystem around you. Bring sturdy footwear, water, rain gear, sun protection and a snack is recommended. Enter the Kahuku Unit on the mauka (uphill) side of Highway 11 near mile marker 70.5 and meet near the parking area.

Contact: Park Information, 985-6011, havo_information@nps.gov

INSTANT DRAWING

Where: Ben Franklin, 333 Kilauea Ave., Hilo

When: Noon on Saturdays

Details: Learn to draw everything from plants to animals to people. For ages 10 and older. Cost is $17.50 for each two-hour class. Supply list given during the first class. You also can bring your own pencils, paper and drawing board.

Contact: Joy, 935-0005, tinacintron.art@gmail.com

Sundays

NANAWALE COMMUNITY FARMERS MARKET

Where: Nanawale Longhouse, 14-855 Kehau Road, Nanawale Estates

When: 7 a.m. Sundays

Details: Come and enjoy the various local vendors showcasing fresh produce, plants, handmade jewelry, honey,crystals and much, much more.

Contact: Gloria, 896-8393

FARMERS MARKET AT HAMAKUA HARVEST

Where: Intersection of Mamane Street and Highway 19, Honokaa

When: 9 a.m. Sundays

Details: Features local farmers, fresh produce, artisanal products and ono food. Weekly entertainment, workshops, informational booths and youth-focused activities. SNAP/EBT purchases welcomed.

Contact: Lori Beach, 896-2151, info@hamakuaharvest.org

FREE SERVICE AND THERAPY DOG CERTIFICATION

Where: Sidewalk closest to the Japanese Tea House in Queen Lili‘uokalami Park

When: Noon Sundays through March 3

Details: Do you need your dog to become a certified service dog to help you with your disability and go everywhere with you, or would you like your dog to become a therapy dog to help others? Now you can do so for free. The Yukio Okutsu Veterans State Home in Hilo will pay for your tuition for this training if you volunteer at their location twice a month for six months using either your dog or their full-time therapy dog, Yuki.

Contact: Carl Oguss, 933-9763, easthawaiidogpsychologycenter@yahoo.com

HILO BRIDGE CLUB

Where: Eagles Club, 16-111 Opukahaia St., Keaau

When: 12:30 p.m. Sundays; 11 a.m. Wednesdays

Details: Looking for social bridge players to join us in duplicate bridge. Cost is $5.

Contact: Harry Messenheimer, 854-6147

FREE DOG TRAINING AND SOCIAL EVENT

Where: Sidewalk nearest to the teahouse, Lili‘uokalani Gardens, Banyan Drive, Hilo

When: 2 p.m. Sundays

Details: Come join the fun and share the love. Goals are problem solving via free training instruction and tools, and offering an advanced socialization experience. Bring a bowl for water.

Contact: Carl Oguss, 933-9763, easthawaiidogpsychologycenter@yahoo.com

RED PIN BOWLING

Location: KMC Bowling Lanes, Kilauea Military Camp, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

When: 2 p.m. Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays

Details: Bowl a strike with the red pin in the head pin position and get your game for free. Call 967-8365 for more information.

Contact: Elene Rizzo-Kuhn, 967-8371 rizzokuhne@kmc-volcano.com

WRITERS WORKSHOP

Where: The Stables, 15-859 Kahakai Boulevard, Pahoa, and UH-Hilo, 200 W. Kawili St., Hilo

When: 2 p.m. in Hilo, 4 p.m. in Pahoa on Sundays

Details: Spring Session; 10 weeks. Cost is $90. Entry level sessions are open. Learn the nuts and bolts of how to write a compelling character-driven piece, whether fiction or nonfiction. Contact the person below to register or for more information.

Contact: Dawn Hurwitz, 936-3046, dawnhurwitz@mac.com

ADVANCED BUDDHIST TEACHINGS

Where: Volcano Art Center, Niaulani Campus, 19-4074 Old Volcano Road, Volcano

When: 3 p.m. Sundays

Details: Tranquil abiding is a superior state of peace that arises through training stage by stage in deep meditation. Transfer of consciousness is the tantric teaching on the very subtle body and the preparation for death. These teachings are free and open to those with Buddhist meditation background or a very sincere interest in Buddhism.

Contact: Patty Johnson, 345-1527, joyfulpath@aol.com

MINDFULNESS SESSIONS

Where: Puna Hongwanji Mission, 16-492 Old Volcano Road, Keaau

When: 7 p.m. Sundays through March 31

Details: Learn how to calm your breathing, calm your mind, release stress and tension, let go of anxiety, have harmony in your relationships, mindful eating for health and total relaxation. Free; open to public.

Contact: Satoshi Tomioka, 966-9981, mpunahongwanji@twc.com

Mondays

ZUMBA GOLD TONING

Where: YMCA, 300 W. Lanikaula St., Hilo

When: 6:30 a.m. Mondays

Details: Low-impact workout, suitable for all levels. Get fit, get toned, get inspired.

Contact: Harriet Rocha, 959-6405

SELF-DEFENSE FITNESS CLASS

Where: Kohala Village Hub, 55-514 Hawi Road, Hawi

When: 9:30 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays

Details: Geared toward street-oriented self-defense and rooted in Brazilian jiu-jitsu. Students will learn stance, footwork, striking techniques, defense and much more. For class schedule, visit www.kohalavillagehub.com.

Contact: Kohala Village Hub, 889-0404, info@kohalavillagehub.com

ZUMBA GOLD CHAIR

Where: YMCA, 300 W. Lanikaula St., Hilo

When: 11 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays

Details: Seated Zumba workout. Strengthen your core, increase your range of motion and stamina with this low-impact fitness class that offers the same benefits of Zumba Gold. All welcome.

Contact: Harriet Rocha, 640-3876

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS

Where: Serenity House, 15-2579 Pahoa-Keaau Road, Pahoa

When: Noon on Mondays

Details: If willpower is not working, turn to Overeaters Anonymous. This is not a diet or calories club. No dues or fees. Newcomers are welcome.

Contact: 345-2753, viviansuet@hotmail.com

FAMILY YOGA

Where: Yoga Centered, 37 Waianuenue Ave., Hilo

When: 3 p.m. Mondays

Details: Forty-five minutes of family fun yoga with Auntie Cat. Kids are free; adults $5.

Contact: Yoga Centered, 934-7233, frontdesk@yogacentered.com

TRADITIONAL WADO KARATE TRAINING

Where: Sangha Hall, 424 Kilauea Ave., Hilo

When: 5 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays

Details: Beginners class, 5-6 p.m.; advanced class, 6-7 p.m. Visitors welcome to observe and participate.

Contact: Craig, 987-1465

THAI YOGA

Where: Taishoji Soto Mission, 275 Kinoole St., Hilo

When: 5:30 p.m. Mondays

Details: Donation. Great for beginners and valuable for advanced students. Warming up the joints and ligaments of the body, stretching, self massage, spinal alignment and breathing techniques. No yoga mat needed; can do in a chair if necessary. Preparing the body for comfortable meditation.

Contact: Gregory, 260-438-6671, thaiyogahilo@gmail.com

ZUMBA

Where: Hui Malama Ola Na ‘Oiwi, 326 Desha Ave., Keaukaha

When: 5:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays through July 31

Details: Fun, upbeat and sure to be a good workout. All are welcome. Free and open to the public. Visit HMONO.org/events for all class dates and times.

Contact: Pua, 969-9220, contact@hmono.org

AERIAL ARTS CLASSES

Where: Pacific Gymnastics, 215B Railroad Ave., Hilo

When: 5:30 p.m. Mondays, 5 p.m. Wednesdays; 5 p.m. Fridays

Details: Students learn skills on different apparatuses including silks, hammock, straps and hoop. You won’t get bored. Beginners welcome. Preregistration with payment required.

Contact: Bella, 938-8002, m.aerialco@gmail.com

JAVANESE BRONZE GONG ORCHESTRA (GAMELAN)

Where: East Hawaii Cultural Center, 141 Kalakaua St., Hilo

When: 6 p.m. Mondays and/or 4 p.m. Wednesdays

Details: The exotic sound of Javanese gamelan (an orchestra of bronze gongs and metallophones) has been described as “moonlight and flowing water.” Whether you are already an accomplished musician, or just someone who wanted to learn to play an instrument but never got around to it, you might enjoy learning gamelan. Classes are free and open to all. New members can start any time as long as space is available.

Contact: Carol Walker, 938-7650, cwalker@ehcc.org

MONDAY NIGHT JAZZ JAM

Where: Kukuau Studio, 43 Kukuau St., Hilo

When: 6 p.m. Mondays

Details: An all-inclusive jam session with a rotating house band. Created to strengthen the Big Island jazz community through networking and jamming. Bring your favorite charts and the instrument of your choice or enjoy the vibrations of people improvising together in the jazz tradition. Free; all ages welcome.

Contact: Kukuau Studio, 464-3388, kukuaustudio@gmail.com

ZEN BUDDHIST MEDITATION

Where: Taishoji Soto Mission, 275 Kinoole St., Hilo

When: 6:30 p.m. Mondays

Details: Join Taishoji members for zazen (sitting meditation) and kinhin (walking meditation). Access from Kilauea Avenue. Free.

Contact: The Rev. Shinsho Hata, 785-3072, shinsho.hata@gmail.com

FREE ESL CLASS

Where: UH-Hilo, Building K, 200 W. Kawili St., Hilo

When: 7 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays

Details: Open to the public. Two levels: Beginning and intermediate. Classes held in K107 and K109. Practice English, make friends and have fun.

Contact: Bela Conley Ramsay, 932-7243, bela@hawaii.edu

Tuesdays

HILO SUNRISE CHAPTER — BNI NETWORKING MEETING

Where: Hilo Woman’s Club, 7 Lele St., Hilo

When: 7 a.m. Tuesdays

Details: For local business professionals who value word-of-mouth marketing and are seeking to network, refer business to each other and build a better business community.

Contact: Sharla Sare, 430-1787

BASIC STRETCH AND STRENGTHENING EXERCISE CLASS

Where: Hui Malama Ola Na ‘Oiwi, 326 Desha Ave., Keaukaha

When: 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays

Details: Basic stretches and muscular endurance exercises that will help improve your flexibility and strength. Designed for all ages; geared toward those needing to maintain or increase mobility, and those wanting a gentle stretch. Free.

Contact: Pua, 969-9220, contact@hmono.org

LIBRARY BENEFIT BOOKSTORE

Where: Hilo Public Library, 300 Waianuenue Ave., Hilo

When: 11 a.m. Tuesdays

Details: All proceeds to benefit the Hilo Public Library. Hardbacks for $1, paperbacks for 50 cents.

Contact: Dale R. Huber, 966-4386, dalerhuber@gmail.com

HILO TOASTMASTERS

Where: Wailoa Art Center, 200 Piopio St., Hilo

When: 12:10 p.m. Tuesdays

Details: Do you want to become a confident public speaker and strong leader? If so, Toastmasters is the place for you. You’ll find a supportive learn-by-doing environment that allows you to achieve your goals at your own pace.

Contact: Nancy Jo Moses, 769-4076, dntmoses@msn.com

HAKALAU FARMERS MARKET AND FOODSHARE

Where: Botanical World Adventures, 31-240 Old Mamalahoa Highway, Hakalau

When: 3 p.m. Tuesdays

Details: Island, organic produce, pizza and other hot food, raw honey, desserts, arts and crafts and live music provided by the Alternative Medicine Band.

Contact: Linda Jenson, 747-0467, ldjenson@gmail.com

AIKIDO FOR GRADES 3-6

Where: Aikido of Hilo, 29 Shipman St., No. 106, Hilo

When: 4:45 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays

Details: For children ages 8-11. Students learn self-discipline, respect, greater focus and awareness in noncompetitive classes featuring exercise, strengthening and aikido’s nonviolent self-defense. Cost is $60 per month; families $90.

Contact: Barbara Klein, 935-2454, AikidoOfHilo@gmail.com

THERAPEUTIC BASIC FLOW (YOGA) CLASSES

Where: Hui Malama Ola Na ‘Oiwi, Hilo Office, 1438 Kilauea Ave.

When: 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays

Details: Classes are free. Register today.

Contact: Kalani Lawson, 969-9220, kalani@hmono.org

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS

Where: Church of the Holy Apostles, 1407 Kapiolani St., Hilo

When: 5 p.m. Tuesdays

Details: It is not a diet club, but a fellowship of people recovering from compulsive overeating. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop eating compulsively. No dues, fees or weigh-ins.

Contact: OA contact, 345-2753

YOGA

Where: Hui Malama Ola Na ‘Oiwi, 326 Desha Ave., Keaukaha

When: 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays through July 30

Details: Beginners and experienced welcome. Designed for all ages. Get active, increase flexibility and improve your overall health. Free and open to the public. Visit HMONO.org/events for all class dates and times.

Contact: Pua, 969-9220, contact@hmono.org

ZUMBA FITNESS

Where: Church of the Holy Apostles, 1407 Kapiolani St., Hilo

When: 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays

Details: Free. Feel stronger, younger and healthier. Safe, easy-to-follow cardio dancing to Latin-inspired and contemporary hits.

Contact: Dee Torres, 938-9101, dtorres@hawaiiantel.net

HAVE FUN WITH WATERCOLOR

Where: Ben Franklin, 333 Kilauea Ave., Hilo

When: 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays

Details: Experimental and traditional techniques to bring the fun of watercolor to your eyes and hands. No previous experience necessary. Supply list given during the first class. For ages 11 and older. Cost is $17.50 per two-hour class.

Contact: Joy, 935-0005, tinacintron.art@gmail.com

INTRO TO AIKIDO

Where: Aikido of Hilo, No. 203, 29 Shipman St., Hilo

When: 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays

Details: Exercise your body, mind and spirit with this Japanese martial art, which is an effective self-defense and path of self-development, integrating the whole person — physically, mentally and spiritually. Improves flexibility, endurance and coordination, self-confidence, discipline and awareness. Special rate of $60 for this six-week session. Other class times for adults, teens and youth available; also a special $10 session of aikido exercise class for seniors.

Contact: Barbara Klein, 935-2454, AikidoOfHilo@gmail.com

LIFE DRAWING WITH HILO ARTIST HUI

Where: Kukuau Studio, 43-D Kukuau St., Hilo

When: 6 p.m. Tuesdays

Details: Open to all; participants younger than 18 must provide permission from a parent to attend. Cost is $10 per person. Sessions feature drawing from a nude or partially draped model in a traditional format, starting with one-minute gesture drawings and working up to 20-minute poses. Chairs are provided; however, participants must furnish their own drawing materials. Please bring your own drawing board or easel; an 11-by-14-inch or larger pad of paper is recommended. All mediums are fine to use. If you want to paint using traditional oils you must use a low odor, artist-grade solvent. For more information, call Robert Weiss at 557-0097.

Contact: Bub Pratt, 464-3388, kukuaustudio@gmail.com

BLUES DANCE FUNDAMENTALS

Where: Aloha Wellness Center, 239 Haili St., Hilo

When: 7 p.m. Tuesdays

Details: Explore the variety of styles and expressions of this unique American partner dance. Learn basics such as shifting your partner’s weight, body isolations and ways to move across the floor. No partner or experience required; beginners welcome. Six weeks; cost is $35 or only $20 if you bring a new student. Drop-ins $10.

Contact: Andrea Gill, 959-8216, hilohepcats@gmail.com

BEGINNING SWING DANCE

Where: Aloha Wellness Center, 239 Haili St., Hilo

When: 7:15 p.m. Tuesdays through March 6

Details: Learn the basic footwork, rhythm and pulse, as well as essential partner connection for six-count Lindy hop. Add a few turns and you’ll be on the dance floor having fun in no time. Small, personalized classes; no partner or experience necessary. Six weeks for $35; $10 per class drop-in. Bring a friend who is new to the Hilo Hep Cats and get your own series for only $20.

Contact: Andrea Gill, 959-8216, hoaloha@hawaiiantel.net

Wednesdays

EXPLORE KAHUKU

Where: Kahuku Unit, Hawaii Volcanoes National Par

When: 9 a.m. Wednesdays through Sundays

Details: Free. Take a self-guided hike or join rangers on Sundays this month for a two-hour guided trek at 9:30 a.m. (The trail will vary depending on visitor interest). Enter on the mauka (inland) side of Highway 11 near mile marker 70.5. Kahuku is located in Ka‘u, about a 50 minutes south of the park’s main entrance. Sturdy footwear, water, rain gear, sun protection and a snack are recommended for all hikes.

Contact: Park Information, 985-6011, havo_information@nps.gov

QUILTING AND KNITTING IN HONOKAA

Where: North Hawaii Education and Research Center, 45-539 Plumeria St., Honokaa

When: 9 a.m. Wednesdays

Details: People of any skill level, including beginners, are welcome to attend.

Contact: June, 962-0515, greenfeljoo1@hawaii.rr.com

PARKINSON’S FITNESS CLASS

Where: YMCA Hilo, 300 W. Lanikaula St., Hilo

When: 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays

Details: Designed for Parkinson’s patients, as well as for other patients who need to improve ambulation, core strength, flexibility and breathing. Caregivers welcome.

Contact: YMCA, 935-3721

WRITER’S GUILD: A FREE GROUP TO SUPPORT WRITERS

Where: Thelma Parker Public Library, 67-1209 Mamalahoa Highway, Waimea

When: 10 a.m. Wednesdays

Details: This nonprofit group supporting writers on the Big Island will meet weekly through June and July. Drop in with your ideas or pieces on which you are currently working. Group topics vary according to pieces being discussed.

Contact: Susan Collins, 887-6076, susan.collins@librarieshawaii.org

DRAWING AND SKETCHING ART CLASSES

Where: Hilo Armory, Culture & Education Classroom, 28 Shipman St., Hilo

When: 2:15 p.m. Wednesdays

Details: Award-winning Hawaii artist Ken Charon conducts weekly drawing lessons for kids after school. Sketching and drawing will be done on site at downtown Hilo locations, weather permitting, and in the studio at the Armory. Cost is $5 per session. Classes are recommended for art lovers from 8-14 years old. Supplies needed: one HB and one 4B drawing pencil, a white eraser, a sharpener in a pencil case and a 9-by-12-inch drawing pad.

Contact: Bert or Morty, 961-8706, cultureandeducation@hawaiicounty.gov

GENTLE YOGA FOR EVERY BODY

Where: Moxie Fitness, 830 Kilauea Ave., Hilo

When: 4 p.m. Wednesdays

Details: Gather for a beginner-friendly community yoga class to benefit our bodies and help calm our stresses. BYO mat, but if you don’t have one, you can borrow one. All levels, all ages and all bodies are welcome to explore this mindfulness-based yoga class. Donation based; suggested contribution $3-$5.

Contact: Darby Sherman, 765-9123, darbysherman.coaching@gmail.com

KIRTAN (SACRED MUSIC)

Where: Polestar Gardens, 7 Noni Farms Road, Pahoa

When: 5:45 p.m. Wednesdays

Details: Kirtan and potluck. Free. Donation requested.

Contact: Ann Gornik, 936-8518, ann@polestargardens.org

OPEN MIC JAM SESSION

Where: Alibi Tavern, 16-566 Keaau-Pahoa Road, Keaau

When: 7 p.m. Wednesdays

Details: Hosted by Sam Lightning. Full band stage setup. Take the stage, join in, network, meet or just enjoy some of the best local and visiting musicians. Must be 21 or older; no cover.

Contact Name: Sam Lightning, 965-1169, samlightninghilo@gmail.com

Thursdays

SUNRISE YOGA

Where: No Place Like Om Yoga Studio, 65-1237 Kawaihae Road, Waimea

When: 6:15 a.m. Thursdays

Details: A gentle flow class for any level student. Every Thursday.

Contact: No Place Like Om, 640-7204, info@omhawaii.com

WEAVING CLASSES

Where: Top Stitch, 45-3359 Mamane St., Honokaa

When: 10 a.m. Thursdays

Details: Sponsored by the Big Island Chapter of the Hawaii Handweavers Hui. For details and fee information call the number below.

Contact: Liz Kelly, 885-4452, topstitchhawaii@gmail.com

POTTERY CLASSES

Where: Kilauea Studios, Kurtistown

When: 10 a.m. Thursdays

Details: Pottery classes available for all skill levels. Wheel, hand-building, high-fire gas kilns. Lots of fun, spacious studio and beautiful setting.

Contact: Jamie Stokes, 799-9657, kilaueastudios@gmail.com

WEEKLY BNI MEETING

Where: Wainaku Executive Center, 26-238 Hawaii Belt Road, Hilo

When: 10:15 a.m. Thursdays

Details: BNI was founded in 1985 by Dr. Ivan Misner “for the primary purpose of building powerful referral networks.” If you want to grow your business by giving and getting referrals, you’re encouraged to call and/or attend.

Contact: Kelly Higaki, 935-5575, royd@savio.com

FAMILY STORY TIME AND ACTIVITY

Where: Hilo Public Library, 300 Waianuenue Ave., Hilo

When: 10:30 a.m. Thursdays

Details: Children ages 3 and older are invited to bring loved ones to weekly story time. This is a wonderful opportunity for youngsters to make connections and build friendships with fellow youngsters.

Contact: Gretchen Andrews, 933-8890, gretchen.andrews@librarieshawaii.org

BEGINNING HULA I WITH PUA BROWN

Where: Hilo Armory, Culture and Education Classroom, 28 Shipman St., Hilo

When: 1 p.m. Thursdays

Details: Classes on Thursdays through March 22. Cost is $55 for 11 sessions. This class focuses on hula through the Hawaiian language and cultural experience.

Contact: Bert or Morty, 961-8706, cultureandeducation@hawaiicounty.gov

HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE CLASSES

Where: Hilo Public Library, 300 Waianuenue Ave., Hilo

When: 1 p.m. (Beginner class 2) and 3 p.m. (Intermediate class) Thursdays

Details: Free. Designed for adults. Learn Hawaiian chants/oli, songs and prayers. Runs through June 6. It is recommended students have some experience with the Hawaiian language. Program size is limited. RSVP required.

Contact: Justin Rajkowski, 933-8890, justin.rajkowski@librarieshawaii.org

BEGINNING HULA II WITH PUA BROWN

Where: Hilo Armory, Culture and Education Classroom, 28 Shipman St., Hilo

When: 2:30 p.m. Thursdays

Details: Classes on Thursdays through March 22. Cost is $55 for 11 sessions. This class focuses on hula through the Hawaiian language and cultural experience.

Contact: Bert or Morty, 961-8706, cultureandeducation@hawaiicounty.gov

HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE STUDY GROUP

Where: North Kohala Public Library, 54-3645 Akoni Pule Highway, Kapaau

When: 3:30 p.m. Thursdays

Details: All ages and skill levels invited to join the study group. This is a group of motivated learners who support each other in increasing their Hawaiian language skills. Newcomers welcome.

Contact: Janet Lam, 889-6655, janet.lam@librarieshawaii.org

BEGINNING HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE CLASSES

Where: Volcano Art Center, Niaulani Campus, 19-4074 Old Volcano Road, Volcano

When: 5 p.m. Thursdays

Details: Papa ‘Olelo Hawai‘i Part One, beginning Hawaiian language courses taught by University of Hawaii at Hilo instructor ‘Alika Guerrero, will be offered for eight weeks. This basics class will focus on simple vocabulary, conversation, grammar and sentence structure. Cost is $90 or $80 for VAC members. The required workbook for the class is “Na Kai ‘Ewalu,” available at the UH-Hilo bookstore. To register or for more information, call VAC or visit www.volcanoartcenter.org.

Contact: Alyssa Johnasen, 967-8222, workshops@volcanoartcenter.org

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS

Where: Puna Congregational Church, 16-647 Old Volcano Road, Room 6, Keaau

When: 5 p.m. Thursdays

Details: It is not a diet club, but a fellowship of people recovering from compulsive overeating. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop eating compulsively. No dues, fees or weigh-ins.

Contact: OA contact, 345-2753

THURSDAY EVENING POTTERY DROP-IN

Where: Volcano Art Center, Niaulani Campus, 19-4074 Old Volcano Road, Volcano

When: 6 p.m. Thursdays

Details: This drop-in style class will allow island residents and visitors the opportunity to try their hand at creating with clay on the potter’s wheel, without having to commit to an eight- or 10-week series. Emphasis will be placed on getting a feel for working on the potter’s wheel and experiencing the thrill of hand-forming a pot in motion. Students with all levels of clay experience welcome. Cost is $35 or $30 for VAC members.

Contact: Alyssa Johnasen, 967-8222, workshops@volcanoartcenter.org

GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS

Where: Center for Spiritual Living, Hawaiian Paradise Park

When: 6:30 p.m. Thursdays

Details: A new group for people who have a desire to stop gambling. Every Thursday.

Contact: Lucinda, 509-930-6329, 1lukiluci@gmail.com

RANTOKAN KENDO CLUB

Where: Waiakea Recreation Center, 1634 Kamehameha Ave., Hilo

When: 8 p.m. Thursdays

Details: Learn this ancient traditional martial art of Japan and modern-day sport, founded on virtues of samurai training. Cost is $10 per month.

Contact: rantokan.kendo@gmail.com

LINE DANCE CLASS

Where: Hilo Elks Lodge, 150 Kinoole St., Hilo

When: 8 p.m. Thursdays

Details: Through Dec. 28; class and party every Thursday. For Elks members and their guests. Cost is $3.

Contact: Andy Aquino, 959-5960, dancingscreenwriter@yahoo.com

Fridays

BEGINNER YOGA FOR EVERYBODY

Where: Laupahoehoe Public Library, 35-2065 Old Mamalahoa Highway, Laupahoehoe

When: 9:30 a.m. Fridays

Details: All ages and families welcome to attend. Bring a yoga mat and towel.

Contact: Gabrielle Casart, 962-2229, hlacirc@librarieshawaii.org

TODDLER STORY AND PLAY TIME

Where: Hilo Public Library, 300 Waianuenue Ave., Hilo

When: 10:30 a.m. Fridays

Details: Babies and toddlers up to 2 years old are invited to attend. During this time, the library will offer books, music and action rhymes, and encourage toddlers to stay and play with toys after.

Contact: Gretchen Andrews, 933-8890, gretchen.andrews@librarieshawaii.org

UNDERSTANDING HAWAIIAN MUSIC

Where: TBA to participants

When: 12:30 p.m. Fridays

Details: For those interested in understanding the words and appreciating the themes of popular Hawaiian songs. A native speaker will teach. No previous knowledge of Hawaiian language necessary. Call if you are interested and for details.

Contact: Laura L. Williams-May, 805-545-0642, laurainslo@gmail.com

WEST AFRICAN DANCE

Where: YWCA, 145 Ululani St., Hilo

When: 6:45 p.m. Fridays

Details: Have fun and sweat while learning West African dance. Taught by Michal Anna Carrillo of Lavaroots Dance Company in Hawi. All levels and drop-ins welcome. Live drumming. Cost is $15.

Contact: Michal Anna Carrillo, 987-4243, lavaroots@gmail.com

SQUARE DANCING FOR HEALTH AND FITNESS

Where: Clem Akina Park, 159 Wainaku St., Hilo

When: 7 p.m. Fridays

Details: Meet new people for fun, fellowship and friendship put to music. Led by Bill Yoeman, ACA certified square dance caller and instructor.

Contact: Bill Yoeman, 968-6091

DANCING AT THE ELKS

Where: Elks Lodge, 150 Kinoole St., Hilo

When: 7 p.m. Fridays

Details: Until 9 p.m. Open dancing, great for practicing ballroom, swing, bachata, salsa, cha cha, waltz and various other styles. Open to the public. Free.

Contact: Howard Ishida, 284-6407, hishida1@hawaii.rr.com

OTHER ONGOING EVENTS

PAHOA SENIOR CLASSES

Where: Pahoa Senior Center, 15-3016 Kauhale St., Pahoa

When: Various times and days

Details: Seniors 55 and older can participate in classes including beginning tai chi with instructor Verne Presnall, ceramics, line dancing, hula and ukulele. Classes run through Dec. 8. Call for additional information.

Contact: Margaret Yafuso, 966-5801, myafuso@hawaiicounty.gov

KILNS FOR GLASS AND POTTERY

Where: Ainaloa

When: TBD

Details: Ongoing instruction on building high-fire propane kilns. Date and times are flexible.

Contact: Harr C. Fernald, 747-7289, fernaldh@gmail.com

INDIVIDUAL VOICE INSTRUCTION WITH AMY HORST

Where: Hilo

When: By appointment

Details: Learn vocal power and confidence. Weekly lessons arranged according to student and teacher schedules. Cost is $30 per lesson. Call or email for more information or to register.

Contact: Amy Horst, 640-2898, amysoprano@gmail.com

FREE HELPING HAND FOR SENIORS

Where: 1911 Kalanianaole Ave., No. 608, Hilo

When: 9 a.m.

Details: For seniors who need to be driven to a doctor’s appointment, the store, the park for a walk or just to get out of the house. Call or text.

Contact: Tom, 990-5045

AIKIDO FOR ADULT BEGINNERS AND TEENS

Where: Aikido of Hilo, 29 Shipman St., No. 106, Hilo

When: Various days and times (call or email for additional information)

Details: Exercise your body, mind and spirit with aikido, an effective self-defense and path of self-development, integrating the whole person — physically, mentally and spiritually. Improves flexibility, endurance and coordination, self-confidence, discipline and awareness. Various days and times for classes. Cost is $60 per month; families $90. Check www.AikidoOfhilo.org for additional information.

Contact: Barbara Klein, 935-2454, AikidoOfHilo@gmail.com

COUNTRY WESTERN DANCE CLASS WITH DENISE

Where: Hilo Elks Lodge, 150 Kinoole St., Hilo

When: 6:15 p.m. (call or email for days)

Details: Through March 7. Features two step, swing, waltz and other requests. Learn to spin, dip and weave through traffic. Call or email for more specific information.

Contact: Denise Westbrook, 970-739-6771, dancingscreenwriter@yahoo.com

LEARN TO DANCE SALSA WITH DENISE

Where: Holy Apostles Episcopal Church, 1407 Kapiolani St., Hilo

When: 7 p.m. (call or email for days)

Details: Through March 6. Get a strong foundation and variations that will last a lifetime. First lesson is $1. Call or email for more specific information.

Contact: Denise Westbrook, 970-739-6771, dancingscreenwriter@yahoo.com

AL-ANON EAST HAWAII

Where: Various locations

When: Various times

Details: Are you troubled by someone’s drinking? Call for free support, meeting places and times. For more information, visit www.afghawaii.org.

Contact: Dana C., 430-6653, dr.easthawaii@gmail.com

“FROM PAHOA WITH LAVA”

Where: Pahoa Senior Center, 15-3016 Kauhale St., Pahoa

When: First Saturday of each month through May 4

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Details: Presented by Laulima Pahoa, this six-month documentary is geared toward helping residents impacted by the latest lava flows in lower Puna. Informational signups and questions will be answered, and TV interviews and filming will be conducted. Second Saturdays of each month are for signups and questions for the following month. A monthly Na Leo community TV show also will be produced. A final “1 Year After Lava” community party is slated for the final Saturday. Call or email the contact below for additional information.

Contact: Sara Steiner, 936-9546, laulimapahoa@gmail.com

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