Schools almost back in session for our kids here on the Big Island. Let's savor the remaining days of the year with these fun and exciting events that I have compiled for you this weekend on The Big Island.

I'll be playing some good old tunes with Jeff Quinn on Sunday @ the Kohala Coffee Mill.  See more below and  stop by if you can! 

"Saving ʻŌhiʻa - Hawaii's Sacred Tree" Documentary Premiere

When: Aug 4

Where: Hawaiʻi Island Premieres 8/4 Palace Theater in Hilo

This is an opportunity to learn more about ʻōhiʻa, the two new fungal pathogens causing Rapid ʻŌhiʻa Death, and the team of scientists, conservationists, and Hawai'i residents determined to protect ʻōhiʻa forests.

Jack's Diving Locker Anniversary Sales Event

When: Aug 4

Where: Coconut Grove Marketplace, 75-5813 Ali'i Drive Kailua Kona

Celebrating 37 years in business, Jack's Diving Locker holds its biggest sale of the year!

Live Music in Hawi!!

When: Aug 5

Where: Kohala Coffee Mill in Hawi

This Sunday, at the Kohala Coffee Mill, Jeffrey Quin and Jonathan Brooke take you on a musical journey of Americana music, past, present, and future!  From Bluegrass to Blues, folk music to Funk, Jeff and Jonathan will be stretching musical genres to get you humming along and tapping your feet.

Sip & Pot / Tri-footed Cup - 21 & Older

When: Aug 4

Where: High Fire Hawaii 223 A Kilauea Ave., Hilo, Hawaii 96720

Make a tri-footed cup in a fun relaxed environment. BYOB and we supply light pupus. Our staff shows you how to make this great hand built textured cup. Registration in advance is required - details at - Or call 935-8380

Beautify Kona Dance Day

When: Aug 4

Where: Kona Dance and Performing Arts 81-973 Haleki'i St, Kealakekua, Hawaii 96750

We need your help cleaning the studio, trimming landscaping, and preparing our two spaces and community areas for the season.We've created an easy form on SignUp Genius to make sure all tasks are covered. Please sign up here today to help us plan ahead!

Fresh Produce Drive to Benefit Those Affected by Kīlauea Lava Flow

When: Aug 4

Where: Hilo Farmers Market, Kamehameha Avenue, Mamo Street Hilo

A fresh produce drive, in partnership with The Food Basket and the Hilo Farmers Market, will be held to provide fresh produce and financial donations that will be distributed to those displaced by the Kilauea lava flow. The event is a continuation of Share a Little Sweetness tour presented by the Sioux Honey Association Co-op, which has beekeeper members across the U.S., including Hawaii. Fresh produce, as well as monetary donations, will be accepted.

59th Annual Hawaiian International Billfish Tournament

When: Aug 4-11

Where: Kaahumanu Pl  Kailua-Kona, HI United States

The Hawaiian International Billfish Tournament (HIBT), founded in 1959 is the second oldest big game sport fishing event in the world. For more information on the Hawaiian International Billfish Tournament, including complete team registration forms, IGFA world-record rules and a look at last year’s tournament winners, log onto

Hilo Meishoin Gambare Golf Club

When: Aug 5

Where: Volcano Golf & Country Club
99-1621 Piimauna Drive Volcano

We meet at the Church at 9:30 am, and carpool to Volcano. We will have refreshments after we return.