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Portuguese Stone Oven Baking

The Kona Historical Society practices the traditional art of baking Portuguese bread in a large wood-fired forno, come and watch as staff and people from the community get together to talk story, roll dough, and bake it. 

Event Date 08-22-2019 12:00 pm
Event End Date 08-22-2019 1:00 pm
Friday Hula Show

Enjoy a live hula performance every Friday in our Center Courtyard!

Event Date 08-23-2019 6:00 pm
Event End Date 08-23-2019 7:00 pm
West Hawai'i County Band in Concert

The band will present an hour of exciting concert band music selected from the band’s extensive repertoire!

Event Date 08-23-2019 6:30 pm
Event End Date 08-23-2019 7:30 pm
Volunteer Day in the Bamboo Patch-Liliuokalani Gardens

Join with Friends of Lili`uokalani Gardens in the monthly garden cleanup.

Event Date 08-24-2019 8:00 am
Event End Date 08-24-2019 12:00 pm
OBON: Honokaa Hongwanji

Every year communities come together to honor the spirits of their ancestors. Various local hongwanjis invite everyone to come join this tradition of celebrating the lives of those who have come before.


Event Date 08-24-2019 7:00 pm
Event End Date 08-24-2019 9:00 pm
Movie under the Stars: Spider-Man into the Spider-Verse

Bringing Hollywood’s biggest blockbuster hits to you! Bring a beach chair or blanket and sit back, relax and enjoy a FREE movie under the stars at Queens' MarketPlace!

Event Date 08-24-2019 7:30 pm
Event End Date 08-24-2019 9:40 pm
3rd Annual ʻŌhiʻa Love Fest

Do you LOVE ʻōhiʻa trees or wish you knew more about them? 3rd Annual ʻŌhiʻa Love Fest, a FREE festival celebrating ʻōhiʻa and all of the connections they have to our land.



Event Date 08-25-2019 9:00 am
Event End Date 08-25-2019 4:00 pm
Monday Night Jazz Jam

An all inclusive Jazz Jam with a rotating house band. Created to strengthen the Big Island Jazz community!

Event Date 08-26-2019 6:00 pm
Event End Date 08-26-2019 9:00 pm
A Walk into the Past

Walk back to 1912, and meet the founder of the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory, Dr. Thomas A. Jaggar, at the edge of Kīlauea Volcano.
Dressed in period costume, Ka‘ū actor-director Dick Hershberger brings the renowned geologist to life.
At 10 a.m., 12 noon and 2 p.m. Each performance is about an hour. 

Event Date 08-27-2019 10:00 am
Event End Date 08-27-2019 11:00 am
Non-Fiction Book Club

Fiction Book Club meets the Fourth Tuesday of Every Month at 6:00PM 

This group is open to everyone just show up and join in the fun. Bring an appetizer or beverage (wine is ok) to share.

Event Date 08-27-2019 6:00 pm
Event End Date 08-27-2019 7:30 pm