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BIG ISLAND CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL RESCHEDULES to AUGUST 14-15

KOHALA COAST, HAWAI‘I ISLAND—In the wake of the COVID virus, the 9th Big Island Chocolate Festival has rescheduled from May 1-2 to August 14-15, 2020. The two-day chocolate extravaganza will be headquartered from The Westin Hapuna Beach Resort. Activities for the eco-tourism festival include guided cacao plantation tours, several agriculture-themed and culinary seminars, plus a […]

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Kona Aloha Singers Announces Spring Concert

KAILUA-KONA, HAWAII—The Kona Aloha Singers (KAS), a non-profit pop/rock music chorus launched here in 2019, announces its spring concert, “Pop ‘n Rock Music.” The 4 p.m. performance is Sunday, May 3 at the Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel and features Artistic Director Misty Mistler. KAS will sing music from Ed Sheeran, Pentatonix, […]

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EXPERIENCED Project Manager Needed

Position Available: EXPERIENCED Project Manager with LSIT or LPLS (preferred) Requirements: Compile research, prepare projects for field crews, run calculations, supervise CAD personnel and meticulously check final work products.  Should be proficient in MicroStation and/or AutoCAD. Work Schedule: Monday thru Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (occasionally Saturday) Rate of Pay: Depends on experience level Benefits […]

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THELMA PARKER MEMORIAL PUBLIC LIBRARY HOSTS ENGINEERING BASH FEB. 22

WAIMEA, Island of Hawaii—Engineers Week is February 16-22 and Thelma Parker Memorial Public and School Library of the Hawaii State Public Library System is celebrating with an Engineering Bash from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, February 22. The free, family-friendly NASA@My Library event is being presented in collaboration with Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope, Hawaii Preparatory Academy, three-time international and […]

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CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL LISTS 2020 VENUES

WAIMEA, HAWAII ISLAND— The 27th Waimea Cherry Blossom Heritage Festival has a full lineup of free, multi-cultural performing arts and hands-on demonstrations, plus over 150 crafters and food booths 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1. Festivities are at various venues sprawling through the town’s center—look for pink banners identifying site locations. Festival parking is available […]

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TALK STORY WITH GROWERS AT FREE PLANT PEOPLE ROAD SHOW

KAILUA-KONA, HAWAII ISLAND—Just in time for Valentine’s Day, local island nursery professionals are gathering to offer a large selection of plants and flowers at the Plant People Road Show 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8 at the Makaeo Pavilion at Old Kona Airport State Recreation Area.   Hailing from Ka‘u to Kaapau, 12 Big Island growers […]

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KICK OFF THE HOLIDAYS WITH CHRISTMAS WITH THE CHEFS

KAILUA-KONA, HAWAI’I ISLAND—The isle’s top chefs create tasty holiday fare and festive gingerbread displays at Christmas with the Chefs, Saturday, Dec. 7. Hawaii Island’s premier holiday extravaganza is 5:30-8 p.m. on the seaside grounds of Courtyard King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel. Members of the American Culinary Federation (ACF) Kona Kohala Chefs Association delight attendees with […]

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Kona Aloha Singers Announce 2019 Holiday Concert

KAILUA-KONA, HI—The Kona Aloha Singers, a new adult contemporary/popular music chorus launched this year, presents a holiday concert titled “Mele Melodies” 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1 at the Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel. The chorus will be singing songs from Elton John, Abba, Portugal, The Man, Pentatonix and more including holiday favorites.  […]

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Family Fun February 1 at Waimea Cherry Blossom Heritage Festival

WAIMEA, HAWAI‘I ISLAND—Think pink Saturday, Feb. 1 for the free 2020 Waimea Cherry Blossom Heritage Festival. The 27th annual event showcases the blooming of Waimea’s historic cherry trees and the Japanese tradition of viewing them—hanami.  Held traditionally the first Saturday of February, the festival includes a variety of activities 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at multiple venues throughout Waimea. Look for pink banners […]

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Tickets Still Available for Taste of the Hawaiian Range Evening Gala,

Free Daytime Ag Festival Offers Full Lineup of Keiki Fun WAIMEA, HAWAI‘I ISLAND—Get your tickets for the delicious Taste of the Hawaiian Range gala 5:30-7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7 at the Old Kahilu Town Hall behind Parker Ranch Center. Enjoy cuisine at 20 culinary stations featuring local, pasture-raised meats—beef, pork, goat and lamb—plus produce.  Taste […]

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