August 8-13 and 15-20, 2022
50th ANNIVERSARY OF PU'UKOHOLA NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE - KAWAIHAE
Daily cultural demonstrations at the Visitor Center. For more information on festivities, call 808-882-7218 Ext. 1011, or visit Pu'ukohala Heiau.
August 13, 2022
12th ANNUAL MANGO FESTIVAL - KAILUA-KONA
From 10am-4pm at Hale Halawai on Ali'i Drive, downtown Kailua-Kona. This is a free, zero-waste event. Donations are appreciated. Featuring Local Arts and Crafts; Farmer's Market, Mango Grafting, Care and Growing Info/Demos; Mango Food Preparation and Tasting; Delicious Vegan Foods, Grafted Mango Trees for Sale; Panel Discussions. For more info, visit mangofest.org.
August 20, 2022
KONA ORCHID SOCIETY SUMMER SHOW & SALE
Browse and talk story at the Kona Orchid Society Show & Sale 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20 at the Makae'o County Pavilion at the Old Kona Airport State Recreation Area. Admission is $2. Fun includes a display of blooming orchids by club members and a sale presenting a wide selection of healthy plants from Hawai‘i Island growers. In addition to numerous orchid varieties, choose from air plants, bonsai, protea, cactus, succulents, fruit trees, tropicals, water plants, herbs, vegetable starts and bedding plants. Jams, jellies and high-fire functional stoneware will also be sold. Veteran club members will start demonstrations on re-potting orchids at 10 a.m. Attendees are invited to chat with on-site master gardeners for expert growing tips and problem-solving remedies. Learn about invasive species from the non-profit organization, Plant Pono at noon. Visit the “plant doctor” at 1 p.m. with a photo of your sick plant or a sample leaf in a securely closed bag. For more info, visit konaorchidsociety.org