(For a more complete listing of events, go to KONAWEB's Big Island Events Calendar).
October 24, 2014
KONA KINE OKTOBERFEST
The Rotary Club of Kona Sunrise will be hosting a Kona Kine Oktoberfest at the Hawaii Big Game Fishing Club at Honokohau Harbor on Friday, October 24th from 5pm to 8pm. There will be ono grinds prepared by Big Island Grill, on-tap beers from Kona Brewing Company, and rockin' entertainment by Jack and the Rippers. A live auction will include works of art contributed by some of the island's finest artists. There will be a great silent auction as well; all items are donated by local artists and businesses to assist Rotary's work in the greater Kona community. Tickets are $30, which include pupus, main course, coffee, dessert, first drink, and a door prize ticket. Tickets are available at Kona Wine Market and Kailua Candy Company, or by calling Sylvia Owens at 937-3579.
For more information, call 331-8191.
October 24 and 25, 2014
HO`OKUPU HULA NO KA`U CULTURAL FESTIVAL - PAHALA
This will be the first year this cultural festival, which has been taking place annually on Lana`i, will be held in Pahala. There will be music, hula, cultural demonstrations, cultural practitioners, food and crafts. The organizers welcome artisans, crafters and informational displays. Entertainment will be free to the public, and will take place on the grounds of Pahala Plantation House, with emcee Skylark Rosetti.
Opening festivities will begin with a pule at 4 p.m.
Music and hula presenters will include Ernest Kalani & Friends; Southside Serenaders; Hands of Time; Cyril Pahinui, Demetrius Oliveira, Gene Boy Beck and Keaiwa; Halau Hula O Leonalani; halau from Okinawa, O`ahu, Lana`i and Kona; Keoni Jennings; Keoki Kahumoku; and Kamuela Himalaya.
Workshops on Saturday, Oct. 25 will be at the Old Pahala Clubhouse:
* 8–9:30 a.m. Hula with Debbie Ryder - no fee;
* 9:30-11 a.m. Lei making - donation;
* 11 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Lauhala weaving with Linda Saffery Tua - $25 supplies fee
* 12:45-2 p.m. `Ukulele Workshop with Keoki Kahumoku. Bring your ‘ukulele -$25.
* 2-3 p.m. Slack Key workshop with Cyril Pahinui. Bring your guitar - $25.
Cultural presentations will include La`au Lapa`au with Isaiah Kealoha, and coconut weaving with Lana`i masters Bully and Irene Davis.
To sign up for workshops, call 808-315-7032.
October 25, 2014
KONA ROCKTOBERFEST 2014
Costumes, Cocktails and...Chickens? Live music featuring Leche de Tigre, Sudden Rush and The Alohahas at King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel's Lu`au Grounds. German-style food & beers and more. Time: 5:30-9:30pm. Cost: $25 adv/$35 door. For more information, call 808-333-4341, email email@example.com
or visit www.konarocktoberfest.com
October 25, 2014
4th ANNUAL HAWAI`I ARTIST COLLABORATION AUCTION - HOLUALOA INN
An exciting auction of one-of-a-kind works created by 35 local and international visual artists collaborating together for 4 days. This is a highly esteemed not-for-profit event, to be held at the Malulani Pavilion of the beautiful Holualoa Inn (75-5932 Mamalahoa Hwy, Holualoa). All proceeds will benefit art scholarships and future events. Free admission. Food and beverages will be provided. For more info, phone Cliff Johns at 331-0813, email firstname.lastname@example.org
October 25, 2013
`OHANA HALLOWEEN PA`INA - KEAUHOU, KONA
Free admission. Haunted House, playground, and vendors. 4pm Keiki Costume Contest check-in; 4:30pm Keiki Costume Contest. 5pm, Adult Costume Contest check-in; 8pm, Adult Costume Contest. Live entertainment 5-9pm: 5pm, Kainaliu; 6pm, `Ol School Band; 7pm, Mana`o Company. For more info & parking details, visit Keauhou Shopping Center's website.
October 25, 2013
THE IRISH ROVERS IN CONCERT - HILO'S PALACE THEATER
Doors open at 7pm; Show at 7:30pm. For tickets and more info, visit www.lazarbear.com or call 808-896-4845. Box Office: 808-934-7010.
(More events can be found on KONAWEB's Big Island Events Calendar).