Events calendar

Sunday. 15 December, 2019 - Saturday. 21 December, 2019
Week 51
Monday. 16 December, 2019
6:00 pm

Monday Night Jazz Jam!

KukuAu Studio

An all inclusive Jazz Jam with a rotating house band. Created to strengthen the Big Island Jazz community through networking & jamming.

6:00 pm

Big Island Improv Jam (BIIJ) Mixer

Aloha Theatre

It's Monday! A time for SUPPORT, COMMUNITY, and FUN!

6:00 pm

Free Photos with Santa | Christmas at Keauhou Shopping Center

Keauhou Shopping Center

We invite you to bring the keiki to take Free photos with Santa at Santa's hale in the center courtyard! Photos with Santa are FREE!

6:30 pm

The Chamber Orchestra of Kona presents a pair of holiday concert

Pirates Outreach / Privateer's Cove

Join the Chamber Orchestra of Kona (COOK) in a celebration of this festive season with more than an hour of orchestral music. Children 18 and under free.

Tuesday. 17 December, 2019
9:00 am

Deadline to Enter works of art in the Fourth Annual Banyan Drive Art Stroll

Liliuokalani Park and Gardens

Deadline to enter works of art in the fourth annual Banyan Drive Art Stroll is Friday, December 20, at 5 p.m. The stroll happens the Second Saturday in January.

6:00 pm

Life Drawing w/ Hilo Artist Hui

KukuAu Studio

Hilo Artists Hui's Life Drawing Sessions at Kukuau Studio, every Tuesday evening.

6:00 pm

Free Photos with Santa | Christmas at Keauhou Shopping Center

Keauhou Shopping Center

We invite you to bring the keiki to take Free photos with Santa at Santa's hale in the center courtyard! Photos with Santa are FREE!

Wednesday. 18 December, 2019
9:00 am

Deadline to Enter works of art in the Fourth Annual Banyan Drive Art Stroll

Liliuokalani Park and Gardens

Deadline to enter works of art in the fourth annual Banyan Drive Art Stroll is Friday, December 20, at 5 p.m. The stroll happens the Second Saturday in January.

5:30 pm

Walk with Island Heart Care and Blue Zones Project

Old Kona Airport State Recreation Center Pavilion

Walking with Island Heart Care at Makaʻeo Walking Path (Old Airport State Recreation Center)

6:00 pm

Free Photos with Santa | Christmas at Keauhou Shopping Center

Keauhou Shopping Center

We invite you to bring the keiki to take Free photos with Santa at Santa's hale in the center courtyard! Photos with Santa are FREE!

Thursday. 19 December, 2019
9:00 am

Deadline to Enter works of art in the Fourth Annual Banyan Drive Art Stroll

Liliuokalani Park and Gardens

Deadline to enter works of art in the fourth annual Banyan Drive Art Stroll is Friday, December 20, at 5 p.m. The stroll happens the Second Saturday in January.

12:00 pm

Portuguese Stone Oven Baking

Kona Historical Society

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. 

6:00 pm

Free Photos with Santa | Christmas at Keauhou Shopping Center

Keauhou Shopping Center

We invite you to bring the keiki to take Free photos with Santa at Santa's hale in the center courtyard! Photos with Santa are FREE!

Friday. 20 December, 2019
9:00 am

Deadline to Enter works of art in the Fourth Annual Banyan Drive Art Stroll

Liliuokalani Park and Gardens

Deadline to enter works of art in the fourth annual Banyan Drive Art Stroll is Friday, December 20, at 5 p.m. The stroll happens the Second Saturday in January.

3:30 pm

Celebrate Hanukkah

Kealakekua Public Library

Join us in our Hanukkah craft and game afternoon! We’ll be making a Hanukkah craft, then will play the traditional game of Dreidel!

5:00 pm

Hilo Family Food Night Street Eats

Hilo

Hilo's last Family Food Night of the year! Don't forget to come hungry and support small business Hawaii!!!

5:30 pm

Holiday Music Magic Show and Crafts

Imiloa Astronomy Center

Let the magic of this holiday season continue at ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center!

6:00 pm

Free Photos with Santa | Christmas at Keauhou Shopping Center

Keauhou Shopping Center

We invite you to bring the keiki to take Free photos with Santa at Santa's hale in the center courtyard! Photos with Santa are FREE!

7:00 pm

Internal Altars | A Ritual Dance Theater Offering

Hilo Yoga Shala & Bodywork

In celebration of the winter solstice, the performance explores ritual through the lens of hula, yoga, dance, sound, and vocal improvisation.

7:30 pm

Elf: The Musical Jr.

Aloha Theatre

Based on the beloved holiday film, this hilarious fish-out-of-water comedy follows Buddy the Elf in his quest to find his true identity.

7:30 pm

A Christmas Cabaret presented by the Hilo Community Players

East Hawaii Cultural Center

Hilo Community Players presents A Christmas Cabaret A fundraiser event to fund their 2020-2021 theatre season.

Saturday. 21 December, 2019
8:00 am

Waimea Walk with a Doc

Pukalani Stables

The Walk-With-A-Doc program in Waimea happens every Saturday at 8 am! Such a great way to get up, get out and get some Natural Movement steps into your day with others!

8:00 am

9th Annual Waiuli Ocean Fest

Waiuli Beach Park-Leleiwi Park

E hele mai, Bring the 'Ohana! 9th Annual Waiuli Ocean Festival. Completely MANUAHI and open to the public!
Completely drug and alcohol free!

10:00 am

Sakada Day Celebration 2019

Pāhoa Community Center

Join us in honoring Filipino contract laborers who came to Hawaii between 1906 and 1946. This year we recognize workers in the Puna area and those who worked at the Olaa (Puna)  Sugar Mill in Kea'au.

2:00 pm

West Hawaii Dance Theatre The Nutcracker Ballet

Kahilu Theatre

West Hawaii Dance Theatre lights up the holidays by presenting  "The Nutcracker Ballet”. A Full Orchestra under the baton of Maestro Brian Dollinger with musicians of the West Hawaii Dance Theatre Orchestra will accompany the dancers.

6:00 pm

Free Photos with Santa | Christmas at Keauhou Shopping Center

Keauhou Shopping Center

We invite you to bring the keiki to take Free photos with Santa at Santa's hale in the center courtyard! Photos with Santa are FREE!

7:30 pm

Elf: The Musical Jr.

Aloha Theatre

Based on the beloved holiday film, this hilarious fish-out-of-water comedy follows Buddy the Elf in his quest to find his true identity.

7:30 pm

A Christmas Cabaret presented by the Hilo Community Players

East Hawaii Cultural Center

Hilo Community Players presents A Christmas Cabaret A fundraiser event to fund their 2020-2021 theatre season.