Ham Radio Operators Potluck Picnic, Sun, Aug 2, Manuka Park. All American Radio Emergency Service members, anyone interested in learning how to operate a ham radio and families are invited to attend. Dennis Smith, 989-3028
A Walk into the Past, Tue, Aug 4 & 18, 10 a.m., 12 p.m. & 2 p.m., Kilauea Visitor Center and Whitney Vault in Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park. Ka`u resident Dick Hershberger brings Hawaiian Volcano Observatory founder Thomas Jaggar to life every other Tuesday.
Back-to-School Name Tags, Wed, Aug 5, 3:30 – 5 p.m., Pahala Community Center. Grades K – 8 register through Aug 4. 928-3102
Ocean View Neighborhood Watch meeting, Thu, Aug 6, 7 p.m., Ocean View Community Center.
Atlas Recycling at South Point U-Cart, Sat, Aug 8, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Ho`olaule`a & Lu`au, Sat, Aug 8, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Ocean View Evangelical Church at 92-8977 Leilani Circle. Follow signs. Registration begins at 9 a.m. This is the third year the church has offered this gift to the community.
Medicine for the Mind, Sun, Aug 9, 4 – 5:45 p.m., Volcano Art Center’s Niaulani Campus in Volcano Village. Buddhist healing meditation for beginners through advanced. Free. Patty, 985-7470
Ka`u Scenic Byway Committee Meeting, Thu, Aug 13, 5 p.m., Na`alehu Methodist Church. Public invited. email@example.com
Red Cross Volunteer meeting, Thu, Aug 13, 7 p.m., HOVE Road Maintenance Corp. office. For volunteers and those interested in becoming volunteers. Hannah Uribes, 929-9953
Recycling at Na`alehu School, Sat, Aug 15, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., Na`alehu School Gym. Redeem your HI-5 sorted by type; receive 5 cents per container and additional 20 cents per pound on all aluminum. Atlas Recycling donates 20 cents per pound on all aluminum redeemed to the school. 939-2413, ext. 230
Hawaiian Civic Club of Ka`u, Thu, Aug 20, 5:30 p.m. 929-9731 or 936-7262
Ocean View Food Basket, Tue, Aug 25, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., Ocean View Community Center. 939-7033
HOVE Road Maintenance board of directors meeting, Tue, Aug 25, 10 a.m., St. Jude’s Church. 929-9910
Ocean View Community Development Corp. meeting, Fri, Aug 28, 5 p.m., Hawaiian Ranchos offices.
Instructional Youth Volleyball, Mon, Aug 31 – Nov 4, 6 – 7:30 p.m., Pahala Community Center. Ages 8 – 14 register Aug 3 – 7. 928-3102
Aikido, Mon/Wed, 6 p.m., Old Pahala Clubhouse. Alan Moores, 928-0919 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Kempo Karate, Tue/Thu Ocean View Community Center, children 5 – 6 p.m.; adults 6:30 – 8 p.m., beginning Feb. 19. Gordon Buck, 929-7033.
Beginning and Intermediate Yoga, Tue/Thu, 8:30 - 10 a.m. Noa’s Island Massage in rear entrance of Ka`u Realty across from Hana Hou. Please come 10 minutes early. $10 a class or $80 for 10 classes. 756-3183
Beginners Yoga, Wed, 5:30 – 7 p.m., Volcano Art Center’s Niaulani Campus in Volcano Village. $5. Rob Kennedy, 985-9151
Hula Kahiko, Thu, 4 – 6 p.m., Discovery Harbour Community Hall. Ka`u School of the Arts, 854-1540 or email@example.com
Western Line Dance Classes, Thu, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., Discovery Harbour Community Hall.
Daily & Weekly Events & Activities
Volcano Farmers Market, Sun, 6 – 10 a.m., Cooper Center. Fruits and veggies, swap meet and more. EBT welcome.
Tutu and Me Traveling Preschool, free classes Mon/Wed, Na`alehu Community Center; Tue/Thu, 8:30 - 10:30 a.m., Pahala Community Center. 929-8571
Niaulani Nature Walks, Mon, 9:30 a.m., Volcano Art Center’s Niaulani Campus in Volcano Village. This one-hour nature walk travels through a portion of old-growth Hawaiian rain forest on an easy, 1/7-mile loop trail. Free (calabash donations welcome). 967-8222 or volcanoartcenter.org
Folk & Country Music, Mon/Wed, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., Punalu`u Bake Shop. Gary Cole, aka Foggy, entertains diners.
Pahala Senior Center: Lunch served Mon – Fri, 10:30 a.m. for residents aged 60+. Julie, 928-3101
Na`alehu Senior Nutrition Center (Hawai`i County Nutrition Program), Lunch served Mon – Fri, 10:45 a.m. for residents aged 60+, greater Na`alehu area. 939-2505
Ocean View Nutrition Site and Senior Club hosts activities at St. Jude’s Church on Mon/Wed/Fri from 8:30 a.m. and provides lunches 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. for seniors 60+. Donations requested. On Thu, the program takes seniors to Kailua-Kona for doctors appointments, grocery shopping and to pick up prescriptions. Program closed Tue. Dick Hershberger, 989-4140
Zhineng Qigong, Mon, 2 – 4 p.m., Cooper Center in Volcano Village. $10 suggested donation. firstname.lastname@example.org
Kanikapila Jam Sessions, Mon, 5:30 – 7 p.m., Volcano Art Center’s Niaulani Campus in Volcano Village. 967-8222
Ka`u Community Chorus Rehearsals, Mon, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., Discovery Harbour Community Hall; Ka`u School of the Arts, 854-1540 or email@example.com
Knit-Wits, Tue, 1 p.m., Ocean View Community Center. 929-7033
Ka`u Driver License Office, Tue/Wed by appointment. 854-7214
Movie Matinee, Tue, 2:30 p.m., Na`alehu Public Library. Free, family-friendly movies for all ages plus free popcorn. 939-2442
Ka`u Farmers Market, Wed, 8 a.m. – noon, Shaka’s Restaurant in Na`alehu. Produce, Hawaiiana, arts and crafts, fresh baked goods.
Na`alehu Market, Wed/Sat, 6:30 a.m. – 2 p.m., Ace Hardware. Produce and locally made products.
Community Bookstore, Wed, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Kauaha`ao Church in Wai`ohinu. 938-0411
Game Night, Wed, 6:30 p.m., Discovery Harbour Community Center. Lucy Walker, 929-7519
Ka Lae Quilters, Thu, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Discovery Harbour Community Center. 238-0505
VA Center for Veterans, Thu, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., Ocean View Community Center. David, 329-0574
Desperately Seeking Serenity AFG meeting, Thu, 5 p.m., St. Jude’s Episcopal Church in Ocean View. Sandy, 557-9847
Women, Infant, Children Services, Fri (except holidays) at various locations. 965-3030 or 934-3209
Aloha Fridays, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Volcano Art Center Gallery porch at Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park. Variable hula art offerings. Everyone welcome. Free; donations welcome; park entrance fees apply.
Ka`u `Ohana Band Rehearsals, Fri, 4 p.m., Ocean View Community Center. Instruments provided; no experience necessary. Ka`u School of the Arts, 854-1540 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Live Entertainment at Hana Hou Restaurant, Fri, 5:30 p.m. in Na`alehu. 929-9717
Kilauea Buffet & Hula Show, Fri, 5 – 8 p.m., Kilauea Military Camp in Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park Hula. Buffet every Friday at Crater Rim Café; hula shows Aug 7, 14 and 21 in Lava Lounge. KMC is open to authorized patrons and sponsored guests. Park entrance fees apply. 967-8371
Live Music Fridays at South Side Shaka’s, Na`alehu. 929-7404
Live Music at Gilligan’s, Fri/Sat, 4:30 – 9 p.m., Discovery Harbour.
Karaoke, Sat, South Side Shaka’s in Na`alehu. 929-7404
Alcoholics Anonymous meetings: One Day at a Time Group, Sat, 6:30 p.m., Cooper Center; Friday Night BBQ Meeting, Fri, 5 p.m., Wai`ohinu (929 -7674); Happy, Joyous and Free Group, Mon/Thu, 7 p.m. and Sat, 5 p.m., St. Jude’s in Ocean View. West Hawai`i Intergroup, 329-1212 or the Hilo office, 961-6133