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The Big Island Weekend Guide: May 12 and 13

Jonathan Brooke

This is an agent who brings a strategic yet personable approach to the home buying and home selling process...

This is an agent who brings a strategic yet personable approach to the home buying and home selling process...

Oct 7 4 minutes read

Aloha All! 

Don't forget, Sunday is mothers day!  Hold your mother dear in your heart this weekend and if nothing else, set some time aside to let Mom know how much you love and appreciate her!

And in the meantime, check out our Best Picked Events Happening this May 12 and 13  on The Big Island of Hawaii:

1. 40th Annual Hawai'i Island Visitor Charity Walk

When: May 12

Where: Waikoloa Beach Marriott

Join Hawai‘i Lodging & Tourism Association's charity " superwalk" to benefit one major charitable organization. all walkers on Hawaii Island and Maui are required to have a minimum of $35 for adults and $25 for those under 18 years of age (regardless of age including infants).

2. Orchid Show, Plant & Craft Sale

When:  May 12

Where: Old Kona Airport Park ‘Event Pavilion’, 75-5560 Kuakini Hwy Kailua-Kona

The 32nd Annual Mother's Day Weekend Orchid SHow, Plant & Craft Sale will feature Orchid Vendors from Around the Island with New Hybrids and Exotic Orchid Species. 


When: May 12

Where: Cooper Center, Wright Rd, Volcano, HI 96785

This years maker fair features over 30 local handcrafted artisans where you could shop artisan products, FREE Goodies Bags to the first 50 adult shoppers, FREE Make-and-Take Crafts for kids and adults, KIDS scavenger hunt with treats, FREE professional Mother’s Day photo booth, FREE to attend.

4. Live Music at Tommy Bahama

When: May 12

Where: Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar

 Chill with good food and drinks along with Tommy Bahama's live music performance this Saturday night!

5.Creative Play & Expression

When:  May 12

Where: The Society for Kona’s Education & Art, 84-5191 Māmalahoa Hwy Captain Cook

This 3-day workshop for students ages 11-18 presented by instructor artists Ellen Crocker & Alysia Samaru, at The Society for Kona’s Education & Art caters the exploration of visual arts and pottery. Tuition is $85 for all three sessions with an “Early Bird Special” discount ($10 off) if registering by May 25th, and includes all supplies and firings. 

6. Mother's Day Brunch

When: May 13

Where: 68-1400 Mauna Lani Drive Kohala Coast, Hawaii 96743 

Treat your moms at Mauna Lani's Dining this weekend! A special menu was carefully created by our top chefs for a bountiful buffet Mother's Day celebration. 

7. Mother's Day Sunday Brunch

When: May 13

Where: Mai Grille by Chef Allen Hess69-622 Waikoloa Beach Dr, Waikoloa, Hawaii 96738

Mai Grille by the award-winning Chef Allen Hess is treating all moms FREE brunch this weekend. Promo runs as 1 mom per reservation of 4. 

8. Mothers Day Brunch & Puppet Show

When: May 13

Where: Girl Scout Center in Kea‘au, opposite Humane Society, 16-105 Opukahaia St. Kea‘au, across Highway 130 from Humane Society

A scrumptious BBQ steak and vegetarian quiche plates together with a puppet show, kids' games and music is all you need to celebrate Mother's Day with the family. Reserve your tickets now for only $10.

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