Aloha Friday!

This week flew by! Last weekend was so full with preparations for the King Kamehameha Parade.  What an honor it was to participate and to share our respect with the islands.    This weekend has some wonderful events to think about, and hey IT'S FATHER'S DAY on Sunday!!!  If staying home and cleaning your garage isn't all you hope to do this weekend,  here's a compilation of fun-filled events happening across the island! 


Aloha Keiki Run

1. Aloha Keiki Run

When: June 16

Where: Waikoloa Beach Resort

Various race distances from 100 yards to 1 mile for youth ages 1-15. All participants receive a race t-shirt, finisher's medal, & goody bag. Games, music, and fun for the whole family! Time: 8:00 am at Kona Commons Shopping Center.


Malasada Shuffle

2. Malasada Shuffle

When: June 16

Where: 323 Manono St Hilo, HI 96720

MUSTACHE CONTEST!!!   Tempting...   Enjoy entertainment, games, food, displays, contest and a 5K & Family Funday at Dr. Francis Wong Stadium in Hilo from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m as the Hawaii Island Portuguese Chamber of Commerce Cultural and Educational Center invites you to the Malasada Shuffle!


3. Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event

When: June 16 

Where: Hilo Recycling & Transfer Station 1471 Ho‘olaulima Rd. HiloHI 96720

Okay, this might be a silly thing to be posting about, but if you have oil, old paint, or what-evas kine yucky stuff in the back of your garage, you'll want to remember these dates.   Check the link for other dates and locations! 


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4. Maxi Preist in Honokaa

When: June 17

Where: Honokaa People's Theatre 45-3574 Mamane St, Honokaa, Hawaii 96727

This Reggae Master is sure gonna raise the roof at one of my Favorite Venues on the Island! 


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5. Leilani Wolfgramm LIVE WIRE

When: June 16

Where: E Komo Mai Lounge 340 Kuawa St, Hilo, Hawaii 96720

If you don't get anything else from this list, at least check this lady out....   She's got a killer grove and a fun way of bridging culture with her music.   Here's a VIDEO to enjoy!!!  Live wire tour is hitting Hawaii this summer, don't miss out on this anticipated live performance by Leilani Wolfgramm and guests culture crew feat Pati kapu system feat Mr 83 and king David Bailey of Kohomua and Kaikena Scanlan and These Guys.


6. Sip & Pot - Bowl Making Class

When: June 16

Where: High Fire Hawaii 223 A Kilauea Ave., Hilo, Hawaii 96720

Enjoy your own beer or wine while High Fire Hawaii staff shows you how to put together your own unique bowl in less than 3 hours. COST: $38.00 includes all materials & firings - light pupus will be served.


7. Wire Wrapping Rocks: A Class for Tweens & Teens

When: June 16

Where: Hilo Public Library 300 Waianuenue Avenue, Hilo, Hawaii 96720

Teens ages 12 to 18 are invited to learn how to wire wrap rocks with Alex Middleton. Keep for yourself or give to someone as a gift. Supplies are limited and registration is required. This program is free and the library will supply all of the materials for this class. All programs are subject to change.



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8. Father's day Bruch at Mai Grille

When: June 17

Where: Mai Grille by Chef Allen Hess 69-622 Waikoloa Beach Dr, Waikoloa, Hawaii 96738

Hey, seems like a great way to start out the day to me!! 


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9. Ron Artis Father's Day Party 

When: June 17

Where:  The Pyramid House-6322 Kaheiau St, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii 96740

Ron Artis II, is coming over to Kona for Father's Day.  Just before heading on a summer long tour starting on the East Coast of the US.  The evening will start with pupus and refreshments.  Meeting new friends, family and connecting.  Followed by a 90min intimate concert by Ron Artis II.  Today's Days - Ron Artis II (YouTube)