All events are subject to change. To confirm dates and times use contact information provided.
Exercise & Meditation
Pickleball, Sun/Tue/Thu, 6:15-noon, Kahuku Park, H.O.V.E. Jaquie Woodmansee, 929-7092
Pāhala Pool Schedule: Adult Lap Swim, Daily, 10-noon; Public Recreational Swim, Mon-Fri, 1-3pm, Sat/Sun, 1-4pm; Water Exercise, Mon/Wed/Fri, 9-10am. Closed during National and State holidays. 928-8177, hawaiicounty.gov/pr-aquatics
Volcano Insight, Sun, 10-11:30am, Volcano Art Center, Volcano Village. Insight (or mindfulness) meditation, from the Buddhist tradition. All are welcome. Donations accepted. firstname.lastname@example.org
Alcoholics Anonymous meetings: One Day at a Time Group, Sun, 4-4:30pm, Cooper Center, Volcano Village;Happy, Joyous and Free Group, Mon/Thu, 7pm, Sat, 5pm, St. Jude’s in Ocean View; Friday Night BBQ Meeting, Fri, 5pm, Wai`ōhinu (929 -7674); West Hawai`i Intergroup (329-1212) or Hilo office (961-6133).
Tai Chi Chuan Yang Long Form 108, Mon/Fri, 7-10am, Discovery Harbour Community Hall. $5 donation. David, 785-6644
Yoga, Mon/Wed, 7:30-8:45am, & Thu, 5:30-7pm, Volcano Art Center, Volcano Village. Beginning and Intermediate. Emily Catey Weiss, email@example.com
Billiards, Mon-Thu, through Sep 27, 3-7:45pm, Ka`ū District Gym. For 15 years and older. Registration ongoing. hawaiicounty.gov/pr-recreation/ 928-3102 Mon-Thu noon - 8 p.m, Fri, 7:45-4:30 pm, Sat 12-8pm
Hula, Mon, 3-5pm, Thu, 9-11am, St. Jude’s Episcopal Church, Ocean View. Classes by Kumu Hannah Uribes. Open to public. Barbara McDonough, 315-8675
Ping Pong/Fooseball, Mon-Thu, through Sep 27, 3-7:45pm, Ka`ū District Gym. For 12 years and older. Registration ongoing. hawaiicounty.gov/pr-recreation/ 928-3102 Mon-Thu noon - 8 p.m, Fri, 7:45-4:30 pm, Sat 12-8pm
Recreation Room (Fitness Station), Mon-Thu, through Sep 27, 3-7:45pm, Ka`ū District Gym. For 15 years and older. Registration ongoing. hawaiicounty.gov/pr-recreation/ 928-3102 Mon-Thu noon - 8 p.m, Fri, 7:45-4:30 pm, Sat 12-8pm
Pilates Plus, Mon/Fri, 4-5 pm, Discovery Harbour Community Center. Open to all ages. Exercise by DVD; bring exercise ball & band, light weights, mat. Free w/donation of non-perishable food. Judy Knapp, 640-4712
Pop Warner Football, Mon/Tue/Wed, 4pm, Nā`ālehu Community Park. For keiki 8-14 years.939-2510. hawaiicounty.gov/pr-recreation/
Pilates, Mon, 5:30-6:30pm, Volcano Art Center, Volcano Village. Marcia Timboy, 967-8222
Zumba Fitness, Mon/Thu, 5:30pm; Sat, 9am, New Hope Christian Fellowship, Volcano. Certified instructor Linda Fanene, 990-3835
Aikido, Mon/Wed, 6pm, Pāhala Hongwanji. Alan Moores, 928-0919 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Open Gym, Mon-Thu, through Sep 27, 6-8pm, Ka`ū District Gym. For adults. Registration ongoing. Covered shoes necessary. hawaiicounty.gov/pr-recreation/ 928-3102 Mon-Thu noon - 8 p.m, Fri, 7:45-4:30 pm, Sat 12-8pm
Beginning and Intermediate Yoga, Tue/Thu, 8:30-10am Noa’s Island Massage in rear entrance of Ka‘ū Realty across from Hana Hou. Arrive 10 minutes early. $10/class or $80 for 10 classes. 756-3183
Yoga, Tue/Thurs, 8:30-9:30am, Discovery Harbour Community Hall. Open to the public, for all ages. Beginner and intermediate. Suzanne, 930-4678
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
Aikido, Sat (except Sep 15), 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 Ranger Guided 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, Sat, 12:30pm, Kahuku Unit of Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park. Hawaiian cultural demonstrations and hands-on activities: wili (twist) a ti leaf lei (Sep 1), make lei from yarn (Sep 8), make Haku Lei from natural materials (Sep 15), make an “eyelash” lei (Sep 22), sew a flower lei (Sep 29). 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, 9-1p; 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
Ka`ū Driver License Office, Tue/Wed by appointment. 854-7214
Ka`ū High Blended Learning Program, Tue/Wed, 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.
Volunteer Days w/Volcano School of Arts & Sciences at Kāwā, Wed, 9-12:30pm, Kāwā. Sign up with James Akau, Nā Mamo o Kāwā, at email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, or 561-9111. nmok.org
Community Bookstore, Wed, 10-3pm at Kauaha`ao Church, Wai`ōhinu. 938-0411
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
9-Week Confident Parenting Classes, Thu, 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, email@example.com
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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. 967-7800
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