Pāhala Pool Schedule: Adult Lap Swim Daily, 10-noon; Public Recreational Swim Daily, 1-4pm. Closed during National and State holidays. May close due to ash, call to confirm. Summer Learn-To-Swim Classes cancelled. 928-8177, hawaiicounty.gov/pr-aquatics
Tai Chi Chuan Yang Long Form 108, Mon/Fri, 7-10am, Discovery Harbour Community Hall. $5 donation. David, 785-6644
Open Court Basketball, Kickball & Dodgeball, Mon/Tue/Wed/Fri, 1-4pm, Kahuku Park, H.O.V.E. Balls provided. For all ages. 929-9113, hawaiicounty.gov/pr-recreation
Hālau Hula O Leionalani - Hula Classes, Wed, 5:30-6:30pm (keiki), 6:30-7:30pm (adult beginners), 7:30-8:30pm (adult advanced), Pāhala Community Center. Led by Kumu Hula Debbie Leionalani Ryder. Register by coming to class or call 649-9334.
Kripalu Yoga, Wed, 5:30-7pm, Volcano Art Center, Volcano Village. $10. Jo Caron, 443-6993
Yogilates, Fri, 7:30-8:30am, Volcano Art Center, Volcano Village. $5-10. Marcia Timboy, 967-8222
Tai Chi with Dr. Myrtle Miyamura, Fri, 10-noon, Ka‘ū District Gym in Pāhala.
Aikido, Sat (except Aug 11), noon, Ocean View Community Center. Free. ovcahi.org, email@example.com, 939-7033
Daily & Weekly Events & Activities
Volcano Farmers Market, Sun, 6-10am, Cooper Center, Volcano Village. Hot food, flowers and native plants, local produce, breads, jams, beef, coffee, swap meet and more. EBT welcome. 967-7800
Kahuku Orientation Talk, Sun/Sat 10:30am, Wed/Thu/Fri, 10:30am & 1pm, Kahuku Unit of Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park, Hwy 11 near 70.5 mile marker. 20-30 min., includes general overview of park and volcanic activity update. Topics and subject matter vary; highlights natural, cultural, and historic attributes of Kahuku. nps.gov/havo/planyourvisit/kahuku-hikes.htm
‘Ike Hana No‘eau, Experience the Skillful Work, Sun/Sat, 12:30pm, Kahuku Unit of Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park. Hawaiian cultural demonstrations and hands-on activities. Free. Check nps.gov/havo/planyourvisit/cultural-programs.htm for details.
Lending Library, Mon-Fri, 8:30-noon, Ocean View Community Center. 939-7033
Ocean View Nutrition Site and Senior Club hosts activities at St. Jude’s Church on Mon/Wed/Fri from 8:30am and provides lunches 11-12:30pm for seniors and older. Donations requested.
Tūtū & Me Traveling Preschool, Mon/Wed, 8:45-10:45am, Kauaha`ao Congregational Church building, Wai`ōhinu, & Tue/Thu, 8:30-10:30am, Pāhala Community Center. Tuition-free for keiki 0-5 & their caregivers. 929-8571
Punalu‘u Bake Shop Music Lineup, Richard Zazzi Mon, 9-1pm; Gary Cole, aka Foggy, Wed/Sat, 11-1pm; Uncle Sonny Wed/Sat, 1-5pm; Tui Masaniai Fri, 10-2 pm
Ni‘aulani Nature Walks, Mon, 9:30am, Volcano Art Center in Volcano Village. One-hour nature walk through old-growth Hawaiian rainforest. Easy, 1/7-mile loop trail. Free (calabash donations welcome). 967-8222 or volcanoartcenter.org
Pāhala Senior Center, Lunch served Mon-Fri, 10:30 am for residents 60 and older. Julie, 928-3101
Nā‘ālehu Senior Nutrition Center (Hawai‘i County Nutrition Program), Lunch served Mon-Fri, 10:45am for residents 60 and older, greater Nā‘ālehu area. 939-2505
Board Games, Mon/Tue/Wed/Fri, 1-4pm, Kahuku Park, H.O.V.E. For all ages. 929-9113, hawaiicounty.gov/pr-recreation
Pāhala Boys & Girls Club, Mon - Fri, 2-6pm, Pāhala Community Center. Dolly Kailiawa, 756-5285
Taiko Drumming, Mon, 5-7pm, Wed, 4-6pm, Pāhala Hongwanji. Made possible by Pāhala Hongwanji Mission. Informal group instructed by Paul Sakamoto of Puna Taiko. For more, call Wayne Kawachi, 937-4773.
Stained Glass Open Studio, Mon, 6-9pm, Volcano Art Center in Volcano Village. $10/session or $40/4 sessions - includes a grinder bit. All other materials/supplies not included. Pre-registration required. 967-8222
Alcoholics Anonymous meetings: Happy, Joyous and Free Group, Mon/Thu, 7pm, Sat, 5pm, St. Jude’s in Ocean View: One Day at a Time Group, Sat, 6:30pm, Cooper Center, Volcano Village; Friday Night BBQ Meeting, Fri, 5pm, Wai‘ōhinu (929 -7674); West Hawai‘i Intergroup (329-1212) or Hilo office (961-6133).
Ka‘ū Driver License Office, Tue/Wed by appointment. 854-7214
Ka‘ū High Blended Learning Program, Tue/Wed (beginning Aug 7), 7-3:30pm, Computer Lab, Ocean View Community Center. For students in grades 7-12. Sponsored by Hawai‘i State Dept. of Education. Hosted by Ocean View Community Association in partnership with Ka‘ū High & Pāhala Elementary School. ovcahi.org,firstname.lastname@example.org. Those interested asked to call 313-4100.
Family Movie Matinee, Tue, 3pm, Nā‘ālehu Public Library. Free movies & popcorn. 939-2442
Family History/Geneology Workshops, Tue, 4-6pm, Nā‘ālehu Mormon Church. Theresa Ducret presents free, online workshops. Appointments at 238-6221.
Basic Computer & Internet Classes, Tue, 5:30 & 6pm, Pāhala Public & School Library. Debbie, 928-2015
Kanikapila Jam Sessions, Tue, 5:30-7pm, Volcano Art Center in Volcano Village. 967-8222
Nā‘ālehu Market, Wed/Sat, 6:30-2pm, Ace Hardware. Produce and locally made products.
Ka‘ū Farmers Market, Wed, 8-noon, Shaka’s Restaurant in Nā‘ālehu. Produce, Hawaiiana, arts and crafts, fresh baked goods.
Community Bookstore, Wed, 10-3pm at Kauaha‘ao Church, Wai‘ōhinu. 938-0411
*Wild Caves Exploration Institute, Every other Wed/Sat, 10-2pm, Kīlauea Iki Overlook, Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park. An in-depth, moderate to challenging guided exploration through a tropical rain forest and fragile lava tube. Hosted by Friends of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park. No children under 12 years of age. $60/person. email@example.com, 985-7373
LEGO Club, Wed, drop-in 2-4pm, Nā‘ālehu Library. Recommended for ages 4 and up. 939-2442
Game Night, Wed, 6:30-9pm, Discovery Harbour Community Hall. Games & conversation. Open to the public. Potluck first Wed each month at 5:30pm; bring dish for six. Sheri, 929-9258
VA Telehealth Medical Services, Thu, 8-11:30am, Ocean View Community Center. Veterans interested in this service please call Kona CBOC (Community Outpatient Clinic) at 331-4526. ovcahi.org
Paneurhythmy, Thu, 9am, Kahuku Park. Free walking circle dance. Improves health, balance & spiritual development. Lisa Shock, 990-7729
Crafts, Thu, Drop-in all day, 10-6pm, Nā‘ālehu Public Library. For all ages. 939-2442
Ka Lae Quilters, Thu, 10-4pm, Discovery Harbour Community Hall. Open to public, beginners to experienced, bring equipment. Barbara Beatty, 929-9072, or Diane Farrar, 939-8720
Craft Day, Thu, 3:30-4:30pm, Pāhala Public & School Library. Recommended for ages 3 and up. 928-2015
Desperately Seeking Serenity AFG meeting, Thu, 5pm, St. Jude’s Episcopal Church in Ocean View. Sandy, 557-9847
Thursday Evening Pottery Drop-in, Thu, 6-9pm, Volcano Art Center in Volcano Village. $30/VAC Member, $35/non-Member. Class sized limited, pre-registration required. Erik Wold, 967-8222
Live Music Fridays at South Side Shaka’s, Nā‘ālehu. 929-7404
Women, Infant, Children Services, Fri (except holidays) at various locations. 965-3030 or 934-3209
9-Week Confident Parenting Classes, Fri, 9-11am, PARENTS, Inc., Nā‘ālehu. $45/person. All parents and caregivers welcome. Learn about effective parenting techniques to strengthen family relationships - manage stress and anger, learn positive discipline strategies, and more. Call ahead to join. 333-3460, firstname.lastname@example.org
Aloha Fridays, 11-1pm, Volcano Art Center. Variable hula art offerings. All welcome. Free; donations welcome.
Family Movie Matinee, Fri, 2-4:30pm, Pāhala Public & School Library. Free movies & popcorn. 928-2015
Music Program, Fri, 2pm, Nā‘ālehu Public Library. 939-2442
Ka‘ū ‘Ohana Band Rehearsals, Fri, 4pm, St. Jude’s Church in Ocean View. Instruments provided; no experience necessary. Ka‘ū School of the Arts, 854-1540 or email@example.com
Live Entertainment at Hana Hou Restaurant, Fri, 5:30pm in Nā‘ālehu. 929-9717
Swap Meet at Cooper Center, 2nd and 4th Sat, 8-noon, Volcano Village. Handmade crafts, crystals, jewelry, clothing, Thai food truck, shave ice, bookstore, thrift shop, playground, etc.
Free Public Shower, Sat, 9-2pm, St. Jude’s Episcopal Church, 92-8606 Paradise Circle, Ocean View. St. Jude's provides a public health shower with hot water, soap, shampoo and clean towels along with a free hot meal. Free wifi and free charging for cell phones and computers. 939-7000