Saturday, March 20, 2010
Up-comng events and activities taking place on Hawaii Island (aka Big Island)
Kokua Kailua Village Stroll Concert
• One Sunday each month from 1pm-6pm, Alii Drive in Historic Kailua Village becomes a festive pedestrian-only marketplace with music, artists, shopping and restaurants. There is a free Hawaiian music concert honoring Hawaiian royalty at 4pm on the lawn at Hulihee Palace and a free chair check pre & post concert so you can stroll Alii Drive unencumbered.
• Remaining dates in 2010: (Sunday) March 21, April 18, May 16, June 13, July 18, Aug 22, Sept. 19, Oct. 17, Nov. 21, and Dec. 12
• For more information, visit … www.kvbid.org
Celebration for Native Hawaiian Arts (see full story here)
• Opening ceremony will start at 12:00 noon on Good Friday April 2, 2010 followed by entertainment. The exhibition will open daily at 12:00pm and will continue simultaneously during the Merrie Monarch Festivities.
• For more information contact: Terri L. Napeahi, firstname.lastname@example.org
2nd Annual Kau Coffee Festival, May 1 – 2, 2010 (see full story here )
• Most events are free, and will be held at the Pahala Community Center.
• For more information, visit www.kaucoffeefestival.com
“Mama … My Mama I Love You” (see full story here)
• Halau Kalaakeakauikawekiu, Sheraton Keauhou Bay Resort & Spa’s adopted halau (hula group), will be showcased on Saturday, May 8 at 5:00 p.m. when the oceanfront resort hosts the halau’s “Mama … my Mama, I Love You” Mother’s day celebration.
• Tickets are $40 per person and include live entertainment and a silent auction with opportunities to bid on fine Hawaiian art, crafts and island adventures. Hawaiian food plates and beverages will be available for sale throughout the evening.
• For reservations and information or to donate to the silent auction, call (808) 322-6141 or (808) 989-4616.
Humane Society Tropical Paws Benefit slated for May 14, 2010
The gala affair returns to the elegant Four Seasons Hualalai Resort and will begin at 6:00 p.m.
• A silent and live auction, Four Seasons-style buffet dinner, live entertainment and dancing are all part of the festive evening. Tickets, $100 per person or $1500 for a reserved table of ten, will be available soon at HIHS’s Keaau, Waimea and Kona shelters, select island retail locations, and online at www.HIHS.org.
• Visit www.HIHS.org or call 808-329-1175 for more information.
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