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TODAY, Nov. 24

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2018 PACIFIC STATES BIENNIAL NORTH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL PRINTMAKING EXHIBITION

Where: East Hawaii Cultural Center, 141 Kalakaua St., Hilo

When: Regular EHCC hours today and Sunday

Details: This international showcase features 76 unique works created using a full range of contemporary approaches to print media and curated through a selection of 582 submissions representing artists from 28 states, Canada and Mexico. A special Black and White Night event will be hosted at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 2 to celebrate with juror Helen Frederick the opening of the exhibit.

Contact: Michael Marshall, 961-5711, mdmarsha@ehcc.org

ANNUAL VOLCANO VILLAGE ART STUDIO TOUR AND SALE

Where: Studios of six artists in Volcano Village

When: 10 a.m. today and Sunday

Details: Hosted by Volcano Village Artists Hui. Visitors are invited to meet the artists and view a variety of artwork on display and available for purchase. Maps to the studios are available at businesses in Volcano and at www.VolcanoVillageArtistsHui.com.

Contact: Emily Herb, 987-3472, eherb@hawaii.rr.com

EIGHTH ART HELPS BENEFIT FOR THE HAWAII ISLAND HUMANE SOCIETY

Where: High Fire Hawaii Studio & Gallery, 223 Kilauea Ave., Hilo

When: 10 a.m. today

Details: All ceramic studio profits go to the HIHS. On-site pet adoptions will be available until 2 p.m.

Contact: Shannon Hickey, 935-8380, info@highfirehawaii.com

Classes

SUNDAY, Nov. 25

POST THANKSGIVING YOGA PRACTICE WITH HEATHER HEINTZ

Where: Yoga Centered, 37 Waianuenue Ave., Hilo

When: 5 p.m. Sunday

Details: A fun, sweaty and detoxifying post Thanksgiving Day practice. Cost is $20.

Contact: Yoga Centered, 934-7233, workshops@yogacentered.com

TUESDAY, Nov. 27

BON DANCE CLASSES

Where: Hakalau Jodo Mission, 29-2289 Hanamalo Loop, Hakalau

When: 6 p.m. Tuesday

Details: Second and fourth Tuesdays of each month. Exercise and fun — learn older, traditional, as well as contemporary upbeat dances that can be danced at every bon dance that happens all through the summer. Donation of $5.

Contact Name: Akiko Masuda, 963-6422, msakiko@hawaii.rr.com

THURSDAY, Nov. 29

HOW TO START A SMALL BUSINESS

Where: Hawaii Innovation Center, 117 Keawe St., Hilo

When: 9 a.m. Thursday

Details: Learn about entrepreneurship, key ingredients for business success, steps involved in starting your own business, sources of capital and other resources for the startup business. Cost is $25; registration required at www.hisbdc.org.

Contact: Lydia Santiago, 933-0776, l.santiago@hisbdc.org

KAMANA CENTER SENIOR LECTURES

Where: Institute for Astronomy, 640 N. Aohoku Place, Hilo

When: 10 a.m. Thursday

Details: This week’s speaker will be Andrew M. Crusoe, who is launching the first book in his new Hawaii adventure series. The series is a three-volume story about community, sustainability and a life-changing adventure on the Big Island.

Contact: Carol Lafond, 339-7270, lafond1584@gmail.com

FRIDAY, Nov. 30

HULA ARTS: ALOHA FRIDAY PROGRAM

Where: Volcano Art Center, Niaulani Campus, 19-4074 Old Volcano Road, Volcano

When: 11 a.m. Friday

Details: Join fiber artist and nationally recognized gourd artist Jelena Clay for a workshop about lauhala weaving. Lauhala leaves come from the hala tree, a very special Pacific island tree. Learn how to select, prepare and dye lauhala leaves. Each student will have the opportunity to create a lauhala bookmark. Lauhala kits also can be purchased to create more. Free, but park fees apply.

Contact: Anisha Clay, 967-8222, anisha@volcanoartcenter.org

BUDDHISM CLASS

Where: Puna Hongwanji Buddhist Temple, 16-492 Old Volcano Road, Keaau

When: 6 p.m. Friday

Details: The Tannisho is considered to be one of the most influential books about Shin Buddhism. Written by Yui-en, a disciple of Master Shinran, it chronicles their conversations during the emergence of Buddhism in Japan. The Tannisho helps us capture the nuances and profound insights of Master Shinran, the founder of Shin Buddhism. Open to public. Cost is $5. Registration required; call or email the contact person below.

Contact: The Rev. Satoshi Tomioka, 966-9981, tompunahongwanji@twc.com

REVIVAL WEEKEND WITH HENRY AND GRACE FALANY

Where: Central Christian Church, 109 Haili St., Hilo

When: 6 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. Dec. 1-2

Details: Henry and Grace Falany are with the Mariposa Revival Center in Mariposa, Calif. Schedule: As the Spirit Leads, free, Nov. 30; Healing School, $30 per person, Dec. 1; and Miracle Service, free, Dec. 2.

Contact: Gracy Perry, 935-8025, office@ccchurchhilo.org

COMING

SCULPTURE

Where: The Society for Kona’s Education and Art, 84-5191 Mamalahoa Highway, Captain Cook

When: Noon on Dec. 1-2

Details: Cost is $95 or $85 for SKEA members; all materials are provided. For more information or to register, call or email the number or address below.

Contact: Donna Stiles, 328-9392, skea@hawaii.rr.com

LUCKY DANCE WORKSHOP: SWING CLASSES

Where: Hilo Elks Lodge, 150 Kinoole St., Hilo

When: 12:30 p.m. Dec. 1

Details: Visiting instructor Brian “Lucky” Skillen will teach various swing dancing techniques during three swing dance classes. Workshop sponsored by the Hilo Hep Cats. Classes are $15 if paid by Nov. 27 or $20 at the door. No partner necessary. Discounts for multiple classes. Skillen has taught around the world and is noted for his Lindy Hop and Blues expertise.

Contact: Andrea Gill, 959-8216, hilohepcats@gmail.com

DANCE TEACHER TRAINING

Where: 95 Hoaloha St. (private residence), Hilo

When: 6 p.m. Dec. 2

Details: All dance teachers and prospective dance teachers are invited to learn from professional instructor Brian “Lucky” Skillen, who has taught champion dancers worldwide. This interactive session will provide tips for organizing and conveying information to students and will include some practical experience. Cost is $30 if paid by Nov. 27; $40 otherwise. Space is limited. Sponsored by the Hilo Hep Cats.

Contact: Andrea Gill, 959-8216, hilohepcats@gmail.com

LUCKY DANCE WORKSHOP: BLUES CLASSES

Where: Hilo Elks Lodge, 150 Kinoole St., Hilo

When: Noon on Dec. 2

Details: Visiting instructor Brian “Lucky” Skillen will teach various blues dancing techniques during three swing dance classes. Workshop sponsored by the Hilo Hep Cats. Classes are $15 if paid by Nov. 27 or $20 at the door. No partner necessary. Discounts for multiple classes. Skillen has taught around the world and is noted for his Lindy Hop and Blues expertise.

Contact: Andrea Gill, 959-8216, hilohepcats@gmail.com

COLLEGIATE SHAG AND OTHER FUN STUFF

Where: Paradise Performing Arts Center, 29 Shipman St., Hilo

When: 7 p.m. Dec. 3

Details: Visiting instructor Brian “Lucky” Skillen will teach collegiate shag as part of the Lucky Dance workshop sponsored by the Hilo Hep Cats. This energetic swing dance style is guaranteed to work up a sweat and bring a smile to your face. Cost is $15 if paid by Nov. 27 or $20 at the door. No partner necessary. Discounts for multiple workshop classes. Skillen has taught around the world and is noted for his Lindy Hop and blues expertise.

Contact: Andrea Gill, 959-8216, hilohepcats@gmail.com

MUSICALITY DANCE CLASS

Where: Paradise Performing Arts Center, 29 Shipman St., Hilo

When: 6 p.m. Dec. 4

Details: No matter what you’re dancing, it’s the music that inspires you. Learn to reflect the musical changes in your movement from visiting instructor Brian “Lucky” Skillen. This class, open to all levels, is part of the Lucky Dance workshop sponsored by the Hilo Hep Cats. Cost is $15 if paid by Nov. 27 or $20 at the door. No partner necessary. Discounts for multiple workshop classes. Skillen has taught around the world and is noted for his Lindy Hop and blues expertise.

Contact: Andrea Gill, 959-8216, hilohepcats@gmail.com

ADULT WIRE JEWELRY CLASS WITH ALEX MIDDLETON

Where: Hilo Public Library, 300 Waianuenue Ave., Hilo

When: Noon on Dec. 22

Details: Learn to make your own wire jewelry. Tools and supplies will be provided, and signup is required at the reference desk. Limited seating of 10 participants. Recommended for ages 14 and older.

Contact: Justin Rajkowski, 933-8890, justin.rajkowski@librarieshawaii.org

Clubs

COMING

BIG ISLAND BALLROOM DANCE CLUB CHRISTMAS DANCE AND DINNER

Where: Aunty Sally’s Luau Hale, 799 Piilani St., Hilo

When: 5:30 p.m. Dec. 1

Details: Couples and singles welcome to attend. Ballroom and Latin music will be played throughout the evening. For those who have never tried ballroom or Latin dancing, this is a great opportunity to see the various dances. Tickets are $20 for members, $25 for guests. After Nov. 27, all tickets sell for $30. Call Hiroko at 935-5111 for ticket information.

Contact: Erik Cleveland, 934-8071, erikc@hawaii.edu

HILO TOASTMASTERS

Where: Wailoa Center, 200 Piopio St., Hilo

When: 12:10 p.m. Dec. 4; 1 p.m. Dec. 11

Details: Toastmasters provide a supportive and positive learning experience in which members are empowered to develop communication and leadership skills, resulting in greater self-confidence and personal growth.

Contact: NJ Moses, 769-4076, dntmoses@msn.com

BIG ISLAND PRESS CLUB TORCH OF LIGHT LUNCHEON

Where: Hilo Bay Cafe, 123 Lihiwai St., Hilo

When: 11:30 a.m. Dec. 8

Details: The Big Island Press Club will honor Brian Black, director of the nonprofit Civil Beat Law Center, as the club’s 2018 Torch of Light recipient. The Torch of Light Award is given annually to an individual or entity that brightens the public’s right to know. Lunch is $30 for BIPC members and $35 for non-members, with a choice of Maui rum BBQ ribs or Hawaiian fresh catch Nicoise entrees. RSVP with menu choice by Dec. 1 by logging on to www.eventbrite.com/e/big-island-
press-club-christmas-luncheon-and-torch-of-light-ceremony-tickets-52447269194.

Contact: John Burnett, 854-9422, jburnett@hawaiitribune-herald.com

HILO WIRE CLUB WITH ALEX MIDDLETON

Where: Hilo Public Library, 300 Waianuenue Ave., Hilo

When: Noon on Dec. 8

Details: Create wire jewelry, explore wire art, exchange ideas, learn beyond the basics and have fun. Tools and basic supplies provided. Basic experience with pliers is required, or if you attended one of Alex’s wire jewelry classes. Recommended for ages 14 and older. Registration required at the reference desk

Contact: Justin Rajkowski, 933-8890, justin.rajkowski@librarieshawaii.org

Health

THURSDAY, Nov. 29

FREE COMMUNITY HEALTH FAIR

Where: Legacy Hilo Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, 563 Kaumana Drive, Hilo

When: 9 a.m. Thursday

Details: Diabetes and Alzheimer’s awareness month, free eye exams, blood sugar checks, flu shots and blood pressure checks. Tour the facility and meet the center’s team of associates.

Contact: Celene Kalima, 498-0100, ckalima@hilolegacy.com

COMING

BEGINNER’S YOGA SERIES

Where: Yoga Centered, 37 Waianuenue Ave., Hilo

When: 4 p.m. Dec. 1, 8 and 15

Details: Learn foundational poses, proper alignment, how to breathe and basic yoga philosophy. Build strength, increase flexibility and gain confidence in your practice. Cost is $20 per single session drop in or $55 for all three classes.

Contact: Yoga Centered, 934-7233, workshops@yogacentered.com

HOLIDAY HACKS FOR MOMS

Where: Yoga Centered, 37 Waianuenue Ave., Hilo

When: Noon on Dec. 2

Details: Learn ways to create a memorable holiday season that works for your family and is really enjoyable for you, too, along with simple home yoga practices, one energizing and one restoring, to keep you centered and present. Cost is $25.

Contact: Yoga Centered, 934-7233, workshops@yogacentered.com

CHAKRA WORKSHOP WITH LAUREN BROWN

Where: Yoga Centered, 37 Waianuenue Ave., Hilo

When: 1:30 p.m. Dec. 8

Details: Explore the main energy centers in the body through discussion, asana, guided meditation and reiki. Come ready to deepen your relationship with your authentic self. Cost is $30.

Contact: Yoga Centered, 934-7233, workshops@yogacentered.com

JIVAMUKTI YOGA WORKSHOP WITH BANKA

Where: Yoga Centered, 37 Waianuenue Ave., Hilo

When: 1 p.m. Dec. 15

Details: Jivamukti yoga followed by guided exploration into the concept of Satchitananda, or truth, consciousness and bliss, through a variety of techniques.

Contact: Yoga Centered, 934-7233, workshops@yogacentered.com

THE HEALING FIELD: SOUND AND COMMUNITY CRANIOSACRAL THERAPY

Where: Yoga Centered, 37 Waianuenue Ave., Hilo

When: 6 p.m. Dec. 15

Details: Take a deep dive into the group healing field with live singing bowls and craniosacral. First seven participants to arrive will have massage table space to receive upon, others will relax on yoga props. This fusion of vibration and massage in a community setting creates an opportunity for limitless and deep calm to enter