(For a more complete listing of events, go to KONAWEB's Big Island Events Calendar).
April 16, 2014
SPECIAL SPONTANEOUS EVENT!
Kahulanui, the Grammy-nominated Swing band from the Big Island, will be at the King Shops in Waikoloa, center stage, from 7-8:30pm with the FULL band - all 9 of them.
April 17, 2014
SOROPTIMIST FUNDRAISER - BLUE DRAGON RESTAURANT, KAWAIHAE
This fundraiser featuring local artists and artisans of Hawai`i will benefit women and children, and victims of gender-based violence. There will be an Arts and Crafts Sale featuring original affordable art from $25-$250, pottery, wood products, jewelry, paniolo children's clothing, and handmade linens and quilts. No host bar and menu; live music by Sean Robbins. Time: 6-9:30 p.m. Blue Dragon Coastal Cuisine, Kawaihae Road and Highway 270. For Reservations call 882-7771
April 19, 2014
EASTER EGG RUSH - OLD AIRPORT SOCCER FIELD, KAILUA-KONA
Solid Rock Ministries annual egg rush is a fun and free event for children, newborn to 11 years old. Free refreshments, games, and prizes. Must be present to win. Registration begins at 7:30am. First rush at 9 am. Time: 7:30-10:30am.
For more information, call 327-6543, email email@example.com
or visit srmkona.org
April 19, 2014
HAKALAU FOREST NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE OPEN HOUSE
Guided rainforest hikes will be offered between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. to observe rare and colorful native birds and plants. This is a great family oriented opportunity to see the refuge and the cooperative reforestation work, tour the greenhouse operation, and walk in high elevation ancient forest habitats at Hakalau Forest NWR. Visitors must provide their own four-wheel-drive transportation to the Refuge, which is a two-hour drive from Hilo, Waimea or Kona. Reservations are required and may be obtained by calling the refuge office in Hilo at 443-2300 by Wednesday, April 16th. Location: Hakalau Forest NWR, Keanakolu (AKA Mana) Rd, East Slope of Mauna Kea. Free to the public. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org
or visit http://www.fws.gov/refuge/hakalau_forest/
April 19, 2014
COMMUNITY PICNIC AND FREE CONCERT - KAILUA-KONA
Free! Bring your own chairs & mats, and have a picnic while enjoying the music of award-winning entertainers Darlene Ahuna and John Cruz. There will be games for the keiki too. Picnic option: A food truck will be available for purchases. It takes a Village! Let's bring community back to Hale Halawai. Brought to you by Kailua Village Business Improvement District, Hawaii Tourism Authority and County of Hawai`i. Time: 4 pm to sunset at the oceanfront lawn at Hale Halawai County Pavilion, Kailua Kona. For more information, call 808-936-9202, email email@example.com
or visit www.historickailuavillage.com
April 19-20, 2014
FREE ENTRY TO NATIONAL PARKS
In honor of National Park Week's opening weekend there will be no entry fees charged this weekend at Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park or Pu`uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park.
(More events can be found on KONAWEB's Big Island Events Calendar).