Activities

New Hawai’i County Council to be sworn in Monday

The Hawai‘i County Inaugural Ceremony is at noon Monday at the Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium in Hilo.

Hawai’i Care Choices to host free Season of Light celebration

Hawaiian Santa and one of his elves will make a special appearance during this year’s Season of Light celebration hosted by Hawai‘i Care Choices.

Calling all Hawai‘i students: Entries sought for ‘We (Heart) Veterans’ pin design challenge

Students will flex their design and engineering skills by creating a digital 3-D model of a wearable pin that celebrates their unique appreciation for veterans.

Annual art contest open for Wildlife Conservation and Game Bird Stamps

The annual art contest for the 2023-24 Hawai’i Wildlife Conservation and Game Bird Stamp is here.

Waimea Christmas Twilight Parade to have new, longer route

The 62nd annual installment of the procession is this Saturday.

No parking zones enforced on Daniel K. Inouye Highway during Mauna Loa eruption

The Hawai‘i Department of Transportation reminds the public to use caution and common sense on the Daniel K. Inouye Highway — Route 200, formerly known as Saddle Road — during the ongoing Mauna Loa eruption.

Hilo’s beloved Christmas lights parade was back after being canceled in 2020 and 2021

The East Hawai’i Lions Club spearheaded the festivities of Christmas music, colorful lights and family fun.

Celebrate holidays with music: Kona Aloha Singers to hold holiday concert

The Kona Aloha Singers will hold a holiday concert — Holiday Aloha — at the Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha Kona Beach Hotel on Dec. 3.

N2 Dance presents ‘Willy Moon and the C.H.O.C.O.L.A.T.E. Factory’

The production is scheduled for Dec. 1 and 2 at Hilo’s historic Palace Theater.

Hilo Christmas parade returns in full glory on Nov. 26

A glorious glow of thousands of twinkling and steadily shining bright lights will again bathe Downtown Hilo in holiday spirit on Saturday with the return of a yuletide tradition.A glorious glow of thousands of twinkling and steadily shining bright lights will again bathe Downtown Hilo in holiday spirit on Saturday with the return of a yuletide tradition.

41st annual Christmas Treasures Art, Jewelry, Gift and Craft Fair scheduled in Kona

The event will be hosted by Courtyard King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel on Nov. 25-26.

Keauhou Canoe Club inspires students with Hawaiian culture, paddling fun

A new monthly program born out of a partnership between the club and a West Hawai‘i school is getting eighth-graders out from behind their desks to learn in the real world.

U.S. Postal Service now accepting keiki wish list letters to Santa

Santa Claus and his postal elves are now accepting wish list letters from keiki.

New video shares tips for visiting Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park during busy holidays

From Thanksgiving through January is the park’s busiest time of the year.

Historic Kailua Village celebrating holiday season with tree lighting, concert, parades

The holiday season begins in Kailua Village with a tree lighting on Nov. 25 that features a special musical performance by Kapulanakēhau Tamure and keiki hula performances.

Good Will Hawai‘i to celebrate grand opening of Kona Store’s relocation

Goodwill Hawai‘i will be hosting a grand opening celebration Saturday for its Kona Store and Donation Center new location in the Luhia Center.

Registration open for Hawai‘i County Parks and Recreation Department 2022 Winter Intersession programs

Looking for something for the kids to do during winter break? Hawai‘i County has some options.

Vibrant Hawaiʻi to host Inaugural North Hawaiʻi Resilience Fair in Waimea

The fair is one of a series of community events planned by the Vibrant Hawaiʻi Resilience Hub network during Makahiki.

Grand Naniloa Hotel Hilo to celebrate Polynesian culture with special lūʻaus Nov. 21 and Dec. 26

The events will pay tribute to the music, hula and the variety of dynamic Polynesian cultures that inhibit the Island of Hawaiʻi and community of Hilo.

Keiki with disabilities can experience surfing at upcoming free camp in Hilo

Experienced surfing instructors, surfboards and life vests will be provided during the Surfers Healing event.
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