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The Big Island

Calendar of Events

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June

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, all events are TBA. Be safe; think of others who are vulnerable.

June TBA, 2022
4th ANNUAL HAWAI'I KUAULI VIRTUAL PACIFIC & ASIA CULTURAL FESTIVAL
This 3 day event will be packed with presentations of food, fashion, cultural expressions, keiki hula and cultural workshops.

Judging June 24-26/TV Broadcast July 1-3, 2021
MERRIE MONARCH HULA FESTIVAL

The famous festival will be online this year, the last weekend of June, with no audience. The live performances and judging will take place June 24-26, and then will be broadcast on KFVE the following week, on July 1, 2 and 3, at which time the winners will be announced. There are a total of 15 hālau participating that will present eleven Wahine and eight Kāne performances in both the Kahiko and ʻAuana categories as well as seven Miss Aloha Hula entrants. Visit www.merriemonarch.com for more details.

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July

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, all events are TBA. Be safe; think of others who are vulnerable.

July 4, 2021
4th OF JULY FIREWORKS - OLD AIRPORT BEACH PARK, KAILUA-KONA
No parade will take place this year, but fireworks will happen at Old Airport Beach Park (on the old landing strip). The park will be closed all day in anticipation of the event. Social Distancing is encouraged/mask wearing as needed for peace of mind. Details TBA.

July 4, 2021
4th OF JULY FIREWORKS - HILO
"Abbreviated events" will take place this year in Hilo for the Fourth, per county Parks and Recreation Director Maurice Messina. A fireworks show will take place. People will be allowed to join their families and friends in county parks, but tents and canopies won’t be allowed. Social Distancing is encouraged/mask wearing as needed for peace of mind. Details TBA.

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August

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, all events are TBA. Be safe; think of others who are vulnerable.

August 4, 2021
HAWAI'I VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK FEE-FREE DAY
Honoring the anniversary of the Great American Outdoors Act there will be no entrance fee to the Park today.

August 14, 2021
2nd ANNUAL 'OHIA LEHUA RUN - VOLCANO
Time: 7:00 a.m.; Location: Volcano Village.
Cost of the event:
Half Marathon (13.1 miles) $90
5 km (3.1 miles) $50
Description: The ‘Ōhi’a Lehua Run will start and finish at The Volcano School of Arts & Sciences campus on Old Volcano Road. The race has been approved by the County office and will follow strict Covid-19 regulations. To register, and for more information about this event, please visit https://www.ohialehuahalf.com/

August TBA, 2021
PU'UKOHOLA HEIAU 49th ANNUAL HO'OKU'IKAHI & ESTABLISHMENT DAY/ HAWAIIAN CULTURAL FESTIVAL
Cultural Ceremony and Festivities, including Hawaiian food tasting, traditional Hawaiian arts & crafts, traditional games, lauhala weaving, canoe rides, music and much more. Free to the public. For more info, call (808) 882-7218, ext. 1011 or visit www.nps.go/puhi.

August 25, 2021
HAWAI'I VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK FEE-FREE DAY
Honoring the birthday of the National Park Service there will be no entrance fee to the Park today.

August TBA, 2021
11th ANNUAL FLOATING LANTERN CEREMONY - FAIRMONT ORCHID RESORT, SO. KOHALA
North Hawai‘i Hospice invites the community to join in the annual Floating Lantern Ceremony at the Fairmont Orchid Hawai‘i. For more information, or to purchase lanterns in advance, contact North Hawai‘i Hospice at (808) 885-7547, or email info@northhawaiihospice.org.

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September

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, all events are TBA. Be safe; think of others who are vulnerable.

September 21, 2021
DANIEL R. SAYRE MEMORIAL FOUNDATION AWARDS CEREMONY
This event honors the heroes of the Hawai'i County Fire Department and fundraises on the department's behalf in order to secure rescue equipment and professional training that remains unfunded in the Hawai'i County budget. To request an invitation one month in advance, email mallerysayre@hawaii.rr.com. Visit www.danielsayrefoundation.org for more info.

September 25, 2021
HAWAI'I VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK FEE-FREE DAY
Honoring Public Lands Day there will be no entrance fee to the Park today.

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October

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, all events are TBA. Be safe; think of others who are vulnerable.

October TBA, 2021
33nd ANNUAL TRASH ART SHOW - HILO
For more information, call 808/961-5711, email Admin@ehcc.org or visit www.ehcc.org.

October TBA, 2021
ONLINE AUCTION BENEFIT FOR DAIFUKUJI SOTO MISSION, HONALO
The Daifukuji Soto Mission will host an online auction in place of its annual bazaar. The auction helps raise funds to ensure the buildings of the temple will be maintained. The temple is one of the oldest existing structures in Kona.

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November

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, all events are TBA. Be safe; think of others who are vulnerable.

November 4-7, 2021
50th ANNUAL KONA COFFEE CULTURAL FESTIVAL
Hawaii’s oldest food festival will celebrate its 50th Anniversary November 4–7, 2021, with 3 days of coffee tastings, farm tours, contests and entertainment.Kona Coffee Festival Events.

November 11, 2021
HAWAI'I VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK FEE-FREE DAY
Honoring Veterans Day there will be no entrance fee to the Park today.

November TBA, 2021
(VIRTUAL) HAWAI'I ISLAND VETERANS DAY PARADE - HILO
An event video will appear on the groups website at the 10am "start time" this year. For more information, visit www.hivetparade.org.

November TBA, 2021
GALAXY FORUM HAWAII 2021 - WAIMEA
A free, educational event geared to inspire teachers, parents, keiki and all Earthlings! For more information, call 808/885-3474, email the International Lunar Observatory Association (ILOA) at info@iloa.org or visit https://galaxyforum.org/.

November TBA, 2021
KONA BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL WOMEN'S CLUB ANNUAL POINSETTIA SALE
For more information and order forms, call Carol at (808) 895-0800, or Muriel at (808) 987-8412.

November TBA, 2021
30th ANNUAL THANKSGIVING DINNER (TO GO) - KEALAKEHE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PARKING LOT, KAILUA-KONA
On the Tuesday before Thanksgiving, Rotary Club of Kona will provide its annual Thanksgiving Dinner to go this year, at the Kealakehe Elementary School Parking Lot, from 6 to 6:30 p.m. Every Tuesday, meals are provided, from 6-6:30pm. Donations to Kona Rotary Club's efforts are much appreciated: www.rotaryclubofkona.com. Contact Ardaven Ikeda at (808) 987-1664 for more information.

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December

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January

January TBA, 2022
DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. CELEBRATION (VIRTUAL) - KAILUA-KONA
The 41st annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Kailua- Kona Community Celebration. Visit Kona Mlk Annual Celebration on facebook for additional program information.

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February

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March

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March TBA, 2022
HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION - WAIMEA
From 8:30am-3:30pm at the Recycling & Trnsfer Station in Waimea. Accepted: motor oil, antifreeze, corrosives, poisons, batteries, medications, solvents and thinners, fluorescent bulbs, mercury thermometers, oil-based paints, and compressed gas cylinders (non-empty). Not accepted: business or farm waste, electronics (ie. TVs or computers), explosives or flares, radioactive materials, tires, latex paint, fire extinguishers, and bio/infectioius waste. Visit hawaiizerowaste.org for more info, or call (808) 961-8554.

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April

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, all events are TBA. Be safe; think of others who are vulnerable.

April TBA, 2022
HAWAI'I VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK FEE-FREE DAY
Honoring the first day of National Park week there will be no entrance fee to the Park today.

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May

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