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Saturday 04/19/2014

‘The Hot l Baltimore’

@ Aloha Theatre Entertainment Aloha Performing Arts Company’s production of Lanford Wilson’s award-winning play, 7:30 p.m., for mature audiences. Call 322-9924 for tickets and info.

Steel Guitar Jam

@ Keauhou Shopping Center Entertainment Center courtyard stage, noon to 2 p.m., with Grumpy Dan and steel guitar players.

Keiki Shows

@ ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center Entertainment Planetarium shows for children. 10 a.m. Museum admission fees apply. For more info go to www.imiloahawaii.org.

Louisiana House Party

@ Donkey Mill Art Center Entertainment Featuring Kona’s Ono Gumbo zydeco band, 5:30-8:30 p.m. $20 non-members, children 12-and-under free. Bring a Southern dish to share. Call 322-3362 for reservations.

Miss Saigon

@ University of Hawaii at Hilo Entertainment A UH Hilo Performing Arts Department presentation, 7:30 p.m. at the campus Performing Arts Center. Call 932-7490 or order tickets online, artscenter.uhh.hawaii.edu.

Earth Day Symposium

@ Hawai’i Preparatory Academy Entertainment Hawaii Preparatory Academy ‘s Earth Day Family Celebration and Environmental Science Symposium, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m at the Ulu Malama Terrace Farm, Upper Campus. Free. Call 443-9231

Explore Kahuku

@ Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Entertainment Guided hike on Palm Trail in the Kahuku unit of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Turn mauka on Highway 11 near mile marker 70.5 and meet near the parking area. Sturdy footwear, water, raingear, sun protection and snack recommended.

Community Egg Hunt

@ Hualalai Academy Entertainment 11 a.m. -2 p.m. on the lower campus to benefit Kuleana Education, a non-profit school opening in Kona in August.

Bert Naihe Performs

@ Basically Books Entertainment Celebrate his first CD, “You’re the One,” which invites people to Hilo to party and dance hula, free at 1p.m. Call 961-0144.

Paper Sculpture

@ Volcano Art Center Entertainment The Volcano Art Center’s Paper Sculpture Workshop with Japanese paper artist Tsuneo Taniuchi, 1:30– 4:30 p.m. Fee is $20 including supplies. Call 967-8222 to register.

Live Music in Puna

@ Alibi Tavern Music On Saturdays from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Blues, rock and country.

Waimea Homestead Farmers Market

@ Kuhio Hale-Hawaiian Homes Hall Community Fresh fruit and produce, Waipi’o Valley poi, baked goods, preserves, Hamakua, Ka’u and Kona coffee, flowers, plants, lei and floral arrangements, breakfasts, plate lunches and more. 7 a.m. to noon.

Niaulani Nature Walk

@ Volcano Art Center, Niaulani Campus Community Free one-hour guided rainforest nature tour travels through lush Hawaiian rain forest. 11 a.m.

Hilo Farmers Market

@ Downtown Hilo’s Farmers Market Food Fresh local produce and food, arts and crafts, 6 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Kino’ole Farmers Market

@ Kinoole Farmers Market Food Local, fresh produce and baked goods, 6 a.m. to noon.

Hawi Farmers Market

@ Hawi Farmers Market Food Fresh produce and food, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Waimea Town Market

@ Parker Ranch School Food Fresh local food and produce, arts and crafts and other products, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Sunday 04/20/2014

‘The Hot l Baltimore’

@ Aloha Theatre Entertainment Aloha Performing Arts Company’s production of Lanford Wilson’s award-winning play, 2:30 p.m., for mature audiences. Call 322-9924 for tickets and info.

Open Mic

@ Hilo Burger Joint Entertainment 10 p.m. Musicians, comedians, poets and other talents of all ages. Watch or perform for a prize.

Miss Saigon

@ University of Hawaii at Hilo Entertainment A UH Hilo Performing Arts Department presentation, 2 p.m. at the campus Performing Arts Center. Call 932-7490 or order tickets online, artscenter.uhh.hawaii.edu.

People and Land of Kahuku

@ Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Entertainment A two-mile hike through varied landscapes exploring Kahuku from the earliest Hawaiians through generations of ranching families to the administration of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Enter mauka from Highway 11 near mile marker 70.5 and meet near the parking area. Sturdy footwear, water, raingear, sun protection and snack recommended.

Jazz x2

@ Cafe Pesto Music 5 p.m. each Sunday. Enjoy instrumental bass and guitar with dinner and/or drinks. No cover.

Legends of Hawai’i

@ Hilton Waikoloa Village Shows Dinner show inspired by amazing tales of the South Pacific, 5:30 p.m., Kamehameha Court.

Maku’u Farmers Market

@ Maku’u Farmers Market Food Fresh produce, food, organic greens, plants, arts and crafts, crafts, second-hand items, entertainment and more, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Volcano Farmers Market

@ Cooper Center Food Local farmers, bakers and craftsmen, 6:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Monday 04/21/2014

Earthquakes & Explosions

@ Lyman Museum Entertainment Ben Gaddis tells of Kīlauea’s most violent eruption of the 20th century in “Earthquakes and Explosions: Shocking Events at Kapoho and Halema`uma`u in 1924,” 7 p.m. $3 admission. Call 935-5021.

Nona Beamer Film Tribute

@ Volcano Art Center, Niaulani Campus Entertainment Filmmaker Linda Kane’s ‘Nona Beamer: A Legacy of Aloha,’ 6:30 p.m. Q&A with the filmmaker following the screening. Admission $5; call 967-8222 for information.

Hawaiian Scholars

@ Basically Books Entertainment Librarian and archivist Helen Wong Smith discusses 19th century Hawaiian scholars and historians, free at 11:30 a.m. Call 961-0144.

Ben Kaili Performs

@ Basically Books Entertainment Hilo’s own Ben Kaili performs songs from his new slack key guitar album, “Huanan,i” a 2014 Na Hoku nominee, free at 2 p.m. Call 961-0144.

Yoga in Volcano

@ Volcano Art Center, Niaulani Campus Community 7:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. $10.

Walking Club

@ Sangha Hall Community Meet at 6:30 a.m.

Niaulani Nature Walk

@ Volcano Art Center, Niaulani Campus Community Free one-hour guided rainforest nature tour travels through lush Hawaiian rain forest. 9:30 a.m.

Tuesday 04/22/2014

Open Mic Night

@ Black Rock Cafe Entertainment 7-10:30 p.m. No cover.

Earth Day

@ Donkey Mill Art Center Entertainment Edible plants, recycled crafts, free admission. Bring a t-shirt for $5 screen printing of local designs, Call 322-3362.

Kekauoha and Friends

@ Basically Books Entertainment Hoku Award winner and Grammy nominee Weldon Kekauoha sings hula favorites and contemporary songs, free, 11:30 a.m. Call 961-0144.

Hula and Reading

@ Basically Books Entertainment San Francisco Bay Area Kumu Hula Kawika Alfiche performs and author Duncan O’Brien reads from his book for children of all ages, ‘Matson the Mouse,’ free at 2:30 p.m. Call 961-0144.

Kanikapila Night

@ Hilo Town Tavern Music From 6:30 p.m., come on down and jam.

John Keawe Live

@ Kings’ Shops at the Waikoloa Beach Resort Music Hawaiian Island slack key artist, 7 p.m.

Legends of Hawai’i

@ Hilton Waikoloa Village Shows Dinner show inspired by amazing tales of the South Pacific, 5:30 p.m., Kamehameha Court.

Tuesday Tea

@ Volcano Art Center, Niaulani Campus Community Tea, scones and tea talk sponsored by the Hawaii Tea Society. $10, reservation required; 982-7691 or teaquiero@yahoo.com

Yoga in Volcano

@ Volcano Art Center, Niaulani Campus Community 5:30 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. $10.

Zumba Gold

@ Sangha Hall Community Dance your way to fitness, 5-6 p.m.

Yoga with Emily

@ Volcano Art Center, Niaulani Campus Community Stretch and release tension. 5:30 p.m. Cost $10, $5 for members.

Hawi Farmers Market

@ Hawi Farmers Market Food Fresh produce and food, 2-6 p.m.

Kekela Farm Market

@ Kekela Farm Food Fresh produce and food, 2-5 p.m.

Wednesday 04/23/2014

Merrie Monarch Enrichment

@ ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center Entertainment “Haku Mele Masters of Our Time,” a panel of Hawaiian poets, orators and song writers discuss the art of composing in Hawaiian language, including Dr. Larry Kimura, Manu Boyd, Kainani Kahaunaele and Dr. Hiapo Perreira, at 10 a.m. Boyd to perform at 1 p.m. Tickets $8. Seating is limited. Call 969-9703.

Hawai’iana Live

@ Hilo Palace Theater Entertainment Live presentations of Hawaiian culture through storytelling, film, music, oli and hula. 11-11:45 a.m. $5.

How Mele Developed

@ Basically Books Entertainment Kohala historian and folklorist Boyd Bond discusses the development of Hawaiian Mele from ancient chant to modern song, free, 11:30 a.m. Call 961-0144.

Volcanoscapes

@ Basically Books Entertainment Emmy Award-winning videographer Mick Kalber shows highlights of his new DVD “Volcanoscapes….Dancing with the Goddess,” free, 2 p.m. Call 961-0144.

Merrie Monarch Events

@ ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center Entertainment Imiloa Astronomy Center celebrates Merrie Monarch with a panel of celebrated composers discussing the art of composing Hawaiian songs at 10 a.m.,Atrium Music by Lei `Ula and Kainani Kahaunaele at noon, and a musical Performance by Manu Boyd at 1 p.m.

Contemporary and Hawaiian

@ Kings’ Shops at the Waikoloa Beach Resort Music Smooth contemporary sounds and traditional Hawaiian music, 6-7 p.m.

Kanikapila

@ Volcano Art Center, Niaulani Campus Music Bring your instrument and jam, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Walking Club

@ Sangha Hall Community Meet at 6:30 a.m.

Plant Propagation

@ Amy Greenwell Ethnobotanical Gardens Community The Ho`okupu Plant Propogation Club invites kids ages 6-14 to learn about growing plants and gardening Hawaiian-style. 1:45 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Chi Kung Class

@ New Thought Center Community Movement, breath, self-massage. Class starts at 4 p.m. Reduce stress, tension.

Hawaiian Open Market

@ Pier near King Kamehameha Hotel Community Entertainment, locally made arts and crafts, prizes and giveaways, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Benefits the Salvation Army.

Hilo Farmers Market

@ Downtown Hilo’s Farmers Market Food Fresh local produce and food, arts and crafts, 6 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Market at Anna Ranch

@ Anna Ranch Food Fresh produce, food and massage, 12:30 p.m to 5:30 p.m.

King’s Shop Farmers Market

@ Kings’ Shops at the Waikoloa Beach Resort Food Fresh produce and local products, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Thursday 04/24/2014

Merrie Monarch Enrichment

@ ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center Entertainment ‘Ōiwi TV presents its new film, “Nā Loea: The Masters,” about one man’s dedication to the art of canoe building, and a skilled Moloka‘i fisherman’s journey of cultural re-discovery. Hōkū Zuttermeister performs at 1 p.m. Tickets $8, call 969-9703.

Hula Fest Crafts

@ Sangha Hall Entertainment 21st annual Merrie Monarch Week Hawaii Arts, Crafts & Food Festival, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Visit www.hawaiiartsandcraftsfestival.com or call 981-0518.

Petroglyph Tour

@ Kings’ Shops at the Waikoloa Beach Resort Entertainment Free petroglyph tour 9:30-10:30 a.m. Meet at Center Court Stage across from TIffany & Co.

Kauwahi Film Festival

@ University of Hawaii at Hilo Entertainment Live music, food and film to raise community awareness of environmental issues. Campus UCB 100, 6-9 p.m. Films at 7.

Natalie Ai Kamau

@ Basically Books Entertainment Na Hoku award winning vocalist and composer Natalie Ai Kamau presents her new CD, “Eia,” a 2014 Na Hoku Anthology Album nomination, free, 11:30 a.m. Call 961-0144.

Meet Robert Cazimero

@ Basically Books Entertainment Kumu Hula Robert Uluwehi Cazimero will sign copies of his newly revised book, ‘Men of Hula,’ free, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Call 961-0144.

Merrie Monarch Events

@ ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center Entertainment Imiloa Astronomy Astronomy Center celebrates Merrie Monarch with “Nā Loea: The Masters,”`Ōiwi TV’s film documenting Hawaiian experts perpetuating traditional knowledge and cultural practice, 10 a.m., Atrium Music by Keikilani Lindsey at noon, and a musical performance by Hōkū Zuttermeister at 1 p.m.

HPA’s Spring Production

@ Hawai’i Preparatory Academy Entertainment Hawaii Preparatory Academyʻs performing arts students present “An Evening of Song, Dance and Music About Beginnings, Rainbows and Love,” 7 p.m., at the Gates Performing Arts Center. Tickets at the door only, $10 adults, $5 students. Call 881-4002.

HPA’s Spring Production

@ Hawai’i Preparatory Academy Entertainment Hawaii Preparatory Academyʻs performing arts students present “An Evening of Song, Dance and Music About Beginnings, Rainbows and Love,” 7 p.m., at the Gates Performing Arts Center. Tickets at the door only, $10 adults, $5 students. Call 881-4002.

Lito Arkangel Live

@ Wai’oli Lounge and Cafe Music Live performance, 5:30-8 p.m.

Good to Go

@ Lanihau Center Music Live Music at Lanihau Center food court. Free, 6- 8 p.m.

Bass Treatment

@ Hilo Town Tavern Music DJ Mars, 10 p.m. Weekly guest DJ’s.

Pahoa’s Jam with Sam

@ Pahoa Village Cafe Music Full band jams, 6 p.m. each Thursday.

Yoga With Emily

@ Volcano Art Center, Niaulani Campus Community Stretch and release physical and mental tension. 5:30 p.m. Cost $10, $5 for members. Niaulani Campus.

Yoga in Volcano

@ Volcano Art Center, Niaulani Campus Community 5:30 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. $10.

Portuguese Bread Baking

@ Kona Historical Society and E.H. Greenwell Store and Museum Food Bake fresh bread using a reproduction of a typical stone oven used by Portuguese immigrants, sponsored by the Kona Historical Society, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. The program is free, bread is $7 per loaf.

Friday 04/25/2014

Merrie Monarch Enrichment

@ ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center Entertainment “He Inoa No Hi‘iakaikapoliopele,” by Dr. Taupouri Tangaro and Kekuhi Kealiikanakaoleohaililani, focuses on the sacred Waonahele, or upland forest, 10 a.m. Kuana Torres Kahele performs at 1 p.m. Tickets $8, call 969-9703.

‘The Hot l Baltimore’

@ Aloha Theatre Entertainment Aloha Performing Arts Company’s production of Lanford Wilson’s award-winning play, 7:30 p.m., for mature audiences. Call 322-9924 for tickets and info.

Hula Fest Crafts

@ Sangha Hall Entertainment 21st annual Merrie Monarch Week Hawaii Arts, Crafts & Food Festival, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Visit www.hawaiiartsandcraftsfestival.com or call 981-0518.

Heritage Hula Show

@ Keauhou Shopping Center Entertainment Each Friday enjoy a free hula show at the Heritage Court Stage from 6 p.m.

Dancing at the Elks

@ Hilo Elks Lodge Entertainment Dance from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Petroglyph Tour

@ Kings’ Shops at the Waikoloa Beach Resort Entertainment Free petroglyph tour 9:30-10:30 a.m. Meet at Center Court Stage across from TIffany & Co.

Mele Koa Concert

@ King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel Entertainment Chris Yeaton and world class Italian guitarist Antonio Calogero, 7:30 p.m, $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Call 960-1026.

Parker School’s ‘Cinderella’

@ Parker School Theater Entertainment Parker School Dramatiques present Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Cinderella,” 7 p.m. Tickets available at the door: $10 adults, $5 students, children 5-and-under free, Call 885-7933 ext. 7128.

Rob Iopa Reads

@ Basically Books Entertainment Architect and artist Rob Iopa presents his new children’s book, A’ama Nui, an original tale celebrating Keaukaha’s history and lore while exploring the process of building a home, free, 9:30 a.m. Call 961-0144.

Pahinui’s New CD

@ Basically Books Entertainment Cyril Pahinuii celebrates his new CD “Kani Pu Kolu,” honoring the past with Hawaiian standards spanning generations, free, 11:30 a.m. Call 961-0144.

Na’auao Performs

@ Basically Books Entertainment Sean Na’auao shares from his new CD, ‘Na’auao,’ nominated for four 2014 Na Hoku awards, free, 1:30 p.m. Call-961-0144.

Merrie Monarch Events

@ ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center Entertainment Imiloa Astronomy Center celebrates Merrie Monarch with He Inoa No Hi`iakaikapoliopele, hula and ceremony in praise of the sacred forest and its connection to hula by Kekuhi Kealiikanakaoleohaililani, Dr. Taupōuri Tangarō and their halau at 10 a.m., a Robert Cazimero book-signing in the Atrium at noon, and a musical Performance by Kuana Torres Kahele at 1 p.m.

HPA’s Spring Production

@ Hawai’i Preparatory Academy Entertainment Hawaii Preparatory Academyʻs performing arts students present “An Evening of Song, Dance and Music About Beginnings, Rainbows and Love,” 7 p.m., at the Gates Performing Arts Center. Tickets at the door only, $10 adults, $5 students. Call 881-4002.

HPA’s Spring Production

@ Hawai’i Preparatory Academy Entertainment Hawaii Preparatory Academyʻs performing arts students present “An Evening of Song, Dance and Music About Beginnings, Rainbows and Love,” 7 p.m., at the Gates Performing Arts Center. Tickets at the door only, $10 adults, $5 students. Call 881-4002.

Jam Night

@ Ma’s Kava Stop Music Kava and live music in Kainaliu . 6-10 p.m.

Live Music in Puna

@ Alibi Tavern Music Blues, rock and country, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Free Keiki Hula

@ Kings’ Shops at the Waikoloa Beach Resort Shows Watch the little ones perform on the first, third, fourth and fifth Fridays.

Legends of Hawai’i

@ Hilton Waikoloa Village Shows Dinner show inspired by amazing tales of the South Pacific, 5:30 p.m., Kamehameha Court.

Hawaiian Crafts Lessons

@ Volcano Art Center, Niaulani Campus Community Free lessons in hula, lei making, lauhala weaving or ukulele playing. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Presentations vary, park entrance fees apply. Call 967-8222.

Walking Club

@ Sangha Hall Community Meet 6:30 a.m.

Peace Vigil

@ Downtown Hilo Community 3:30-5 p.m., at the U.S. Post Office, Waianuenue Ave., and Kinoole St. Call 966-7622 or visit www.malu-aina.org.

Free Skate Friday

@ Wainaku Community Gym Community The Paradise Roller Girls roller derby league hosts free skating for all ages and abilities, 6-8 p.m., with the Volcano Vixens and Mauna Killahz. Music by DJ Killah. Free with skating equipment available to borrow. Call 937-2223 or visit www.paradiserollergirls.com.

Kekela Farm Market

@ Kekela Farm Food Fresh produce and food, 2-5 p.m.

SHOWING DATES:
Saturday 04/19/2014 - 04/25/2014