Aloha Friday!

Let's all welcome June with warm hearts and celebrate its first week with fun-filled activities.

To help you with that, here's a list of events happening this weekend on The Big Island.  Personal note here...  If you can make to Hawi on Sunday, check out event #7 below...  I hear those guys are pretty okay😎

Stay tuned for some upcoming events with the King Kamehameha Celebration right around the corner.  Here is Link to some information about the North Kohala Events. If anyone is interested in volunteering before June 11th or at the Ho'olaule'a, please feel free to reach out to me directly.  


1940's The Golden Age of Song

1. 1940's The Golden Age of Song

When: June 2

Where:  Kahilu Theatre Foundation 67-1186 Lindsey Road Kamuela, HI 96743

Waimea Community Chorus is celebrating its 25th Season. Watch Barbara Kopra, Musical Director since 2005, perform her excellent music directing. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at or through the Kahilu Theatre Box Office 67-1186 Lindsey Road, Kamuela Hi, 96743 or by calling 808.885.6868

2. Big Island Jazz & Blues Festival 2018

When: June 2

Where: 62-100 Mauna Kea Beach Drive, Kohala Coast, Hawaii 96743

The Annual Big Island Jazz & Blues Festival, now celebrating it's 7th year is coming to Hawaii. Performances from  NEA & Grammy Winning Founder of Beausoleil Zydecko - Cajun Master Michael Doucet, Grammy Winning Zydecko Cajun Hall of Fame inductee - Jo-el Sonnier, Grammy Nominated Saxophone Master - Javon Jackson,  Blues Hall of Fame Guitarist & Godfather of Hip Hop - Filmore Slim,Grammy Winning Jazz Guitar Master for STING - Fareed Haque, Na Hoku Winning Jazz & Blues Guitarist Benny Uyetake, John Keawe SLAZZ (SlackKey Jazz), Gary Washburn & The Honoka’a School Jazz Band, The JAZZ ALLEY TV TRIO will surely kick your jazz vibe.

3. Pana'ewa Zoo Benefit Book Fair

When: June 2

Where: Pana'ewa Rainforest Zoo & Gardens, Hilo

Usborne is partnering with Pana’ewa Rainforest Zoo & Gardens to conduct the Usborne Book Fair. Every book sold will directly benefit the zoo. Books can be purchased at the zoo entrance pavillion. 

4. Outlook: Photography Exhibition

When: June 2-3

Where: East Hawai'i Cultural Center, 141 Kalakaua Street Hilo

The photographs at the exhibit will take you on reminiscing the time and place, framing a perspective of people to the landscape they live within. This collection implies social participation, conscious and unconscious, with the place because of the human element in each of the photos.

5. Beginning Tarot

When: June 2-3

Where: Bell, Book & Candle, 344 Kilauea Ave Hilo

Unlock the mystery of reading the future with the use of tarot cards. Three classes, free deck of cards. Limit 4 students. FCFS. $125. (Classes are 6/2, 6/16, & 6/30 at 1:30pm

6. Bowl for Peace

When: June 2

Where: KBXtreme, 75-5591 Palani Road Kailua-Kona

Bowl for Peace is a fun-filled bowling tournament event for all ages. It aims to raise funds for low-income families and individuals with free conflict resolution services. Prizes will be given to the best AND worst teams, and there will be exciting raffle getaways available throughout the event.

7. Live Music in Hawi

When: Sunday June 3rd   11:00 till 2:00

Where: Kohala Coffee Mill in Hawi

SO I totally get it that I'm tooting my own horn here, but I sure like to belive this is a fun event worth checking out, If you make it I'd be stoked to see you!   Here's the non-biased description:   

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.  This Sunday, in a relaxed street-side venue, join Jeff and Jonathan at the Kohala Coffee Mill, as they take you on a musical journey of Americana music, past, present, and future.

8. Applied Kinesiology Fundamentals Workshop

When: June 2-3

Where: Waikoloa Beach, Big Island Hawaii
69-1000 Kolea Kai Cir, Waikoloa, Hawaii 96738

Applied Kinesiology (AK) is the ultimate blend of structural and energetic bodywork, where you can find and correct the source of a person’s pain. The hand's on weekend workshop includes supervised practice in the techniques, unlimited access to high definition videos to watch any time, as many times as you like, downloadable procedural manuals and a certificate.