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TODAY, Sept. 29

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ONE LUCID DREAM: A RETROSPECTIVE OF ART WORKS BY KEN CHARON

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

When: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., except Sundays, through Oct. 6

Details: The exhibit hosts a unique collection of original paintings, drawing and objects created throughout Charon’s long artistic career. The public is invited to a free opening reception from 5-7 p.m. today.

Contact: Emily C. Weiss, 967-8222, gallery@volcanoartcenter.org

CALL TO ARTISTS — THE 30TH ANNUAL HAWAII ARTIST RECYCLE TRASH SHOW

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

When: 10 a.m. today

Details: Judging will take place at the center by the originator of the Trash Show, Ira Ono. Gala opening is 5:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 5.

Contact: Monique Ortiz, 961-5711, admin@ehcc.org

FRIDAY, Oct. 5

14TH ANNUAL STRINGED INSTRUMENT SHOW

Where: Wailoa Art Center, 200 Piopio St., Hilo

When: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, Oct. 5-25

Details: Hosted by the Big Island Ukulele Guild. Show features finely crafted ukuleles by guild members as well as a juried ukulele contest. A number of special events will be hosted throughout the month. Opening night festivities start the show at 5 p.m. Friday. Meet the artists and enjoy music and pupus while browsing the exhibit. On Oct. 6 and 21, bring your ukulele to a kanikapila at noon. And at noon Oct 13, an ukulele building demonstration will provide an informative view about creating an ukulele. All events are free and open to the public. All four special events include a drawing for a free ukulele.

Contact: Tom Russell, 769-4557, BI_UkuleleGuild@icloud.com

Classes

TUESDAY, Oct. 2

INTERMEDIATE HULA

Where: Hilo Armory, Culture and Education Classroom, 28 Shipman St., Hilo

When: 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Dec. 18

Details: Thirteen sessions for $65. To register, or for additional information, call the number below. Class focuses on hula through the Hawaiian language and cultural experience.

Contact: Bert or Morty, 961-8706, cultureandeducation@hawaiicounty.gov

ADVANCED HULA

Where: Hilo Armory, Culture and Education Classroom, 28 Shipman St., Hilo

When: 3 p.m. Tuesdays through Dec. 18

Details: Thirteen sessions for $65. To register, or for additional information, call the number below. Class focuses on hula through the Hawaiian language and cultural experience.

Contact: Bert or Morty, 961-8706, cultureandeducation@hawaiicounty.gov

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 3

TIBETAN BUDDHIST CLASS

Where: 1334 Wailuku Drive, Hilo

When: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday

Details: Every other Wednesday; Chenrezic meditation and Dharma discussions with Lama Zhangpo. Offerings welcome.

Contact: Maile Yamanaka, 937-4249, maileyamanaka@gmail.com

BALLROOM DANCE CLASSES

Where: Church of the Holy Cross, 440 W. Lanikaula St., Hilo

When: 7 p.m. Wednesdays through Nov. 28

Details: Hosted by the Big Island Ballroom Dance Club. Singles and couples welcome. Learn the East Coast swing, Bachata and American tango II. Membership fee for the fall quarter is $8. Each dance class is $6 for the whole quarter of dance lessons. Registration begins at 6:30 p.m. Christmas dance will be Dec. 1 at Aunty Sally’s Luau Hale in Hilo.

Contact Name: Judy, 935-1433

THURSDAY, Oct. 4

HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE CLASSES

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

When: 1 p.m. (Beginner 2), 3 p.m. (Intermediate) Thursdays through Oct. 25

Details: Free. Designed for adults and seniors. Learn Hawaiian chants/oli. It is recommended students have some experience with the Hawaiian language. Program size is limited. RSVP required.

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

ADULT BEGINNING HULA LEVEL I

Where: Hilo Armory, Culture and Education Classroom, 28 Shipman St., Hilo

When: 1 p.m. Thursdays through Dec. 20

Details: Thirteen sessions for $65. To register, or for additional information, call the number below. Class focuses on hula through the Hawaiian language and cultural experience.

Contact: Bert or Morty, 961-8706, cultureandeducation@hawaiicounty.gov

ADULT BEGINNING HULA LEVEL II

Where: Hilo Armory, Culture and Education Classroom, 28 Shipman St., Hilo

When: 2:30 p.m. Thursdays through Dec. 20

Details: Thirteen sessions for $65. To register, or for additional information, call the number below. Class focuses on hula through the Hawaiian language and cultural experience.

Contact: Bert or Morty, 961-8706, cultureandeducation@hawaiicounty.gov

COMING

FREE MEDICARE BASICS SEMINAR PRESENTED BY HAWAII COMMUNITY FEDERAL CREIDT UNION

Where: ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center, 600 ‘Imiloa Place, Hilo

When: 9:30 a.m. Oct. 6

Details: It’s important to be educated about Medicare. Medicare 101 is an informative seminar that will teach participants all the basics and answer commonly asked questions. For more information or to register, visit HCFCU’s Community Seminars section at hicommfcu.com/communityseminars. Seating is limited, so RSVP right away. No plan specific benefits or details will be shared.

Contact: Nellie Madeiros, 930-7650, nelliem@hicommfcu.com

ADULT SCHOOL REGISTRATION

Where: Waiakea High School, 155 W Kawili St., Hilo

When: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, Oct. 8-19

Details: For fall term 2 (October-December) at Waipahu Community School for Adults Hilo Campus. Office located in Room P27. Call the number below for more information.

Contact: Chad Okinaka, 974-4100, chad_okinaka@notes.k12.hi.us

IPAD 1 FOR SENIORS

Where: SeniorTech, UH-Hilo, Portable Building 7, 200 W. Kawili St., Hilo

When: 10 a.m. Oct. 8-9 and 11

Details: Glenn Grace will show participants how to get the most out of their iPad whether it’s an Air or Air 2, a mini or even an iPad Pro. Bring your iPad along with your Apple ID and password. Cost is $50; daily parking fee $3.

Contact: June Knell, 932-7928, cyberlu@gmail.com

BON DANCE CLASSES

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

When: 6 p.m. Oct. 9 and 23

Details: With Odori Sensei Jane Heit at Hakalau; second and fourth Tuesdays of each month. Get some exercise and have some fun. Learn older, traditional as well as contemporary upbeat dances that can be danced at every bon dance. Sensei also shares the history and background of the dances. Donation of $5.

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

SAFE AND SECURE PROGRAM — PROTECT YOURSELF ON THE INTERNET

Where: Keaau Public and School Library, 16-571 Keaau Pahoa Road, Keaau

When: 2:30 p.m. Oct. 10

Details: A cybersecurity professional will share best practices for keeping you and your identity safe on the internet. Topics will include malware protection, passwords, Wi-Fi usage, online shopping and banking, scams, safe email habits, phishing, data backup and social media. Teens, college students and adults are encouraged to attend.

Contact: Maxine Aki, 982-4281, maxine.aki@librarieshawaii.org

SAFE AND SECURE PROGRAM — PROTECT YOURSELF ON THE INTERNET

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

When: 5:30 p.m. Oct. 10

Details: A cybersecurity professional will share best practices for keeping you and your identity safe on the internet. Topics will include malware protection, passwords, Wi-Fi usage, online shopping and banking, scams, safe email habits, phishing, data backup and social media. Teens, college students and adults are encouraged to attend.

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

MAXIMIZE SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY

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

When: 9 a.m. Oct. 11

Details: Free. Learn tips for how to make the most of the nationwide marketing for Small Business Saturday. Topics covered: best practices, SBS specials you might try, how to collaborate with other business, how and to use this promotion to maximize holiday sales. Register by Oct 10.

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

KAMANA CENTER SENIOR FALL LECTURE SERIES

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

When: 10 a.m. Thursdays, Oct. 11-Dec. 13

Details: The Oct. 11 presentation will be dog training and socialization methods by Carl Oguss.

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

PASTEL ON-SITE LANDSCAPE PAINTING WORKSHOP WITH PATTI PEASE JOHNSON

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

When: 9 a.m. Oct. 13

Details: Get step-by-step instruction in a proven rotational method for success, starting with form and fill, moving to value of black and white, then color. Your own natural style is brought to the surface. All materials will be supplied. Students will complete one 9-by-12-inch project. Weather permitting, the workshop will take place outdoors. Cost is $50 or $45 for VAC members plus a $10 supply fee per person. Beginner and intermediate artists welcome. Call VAC or visit www.volcanoartcenter.org to register.

Contact: Alyssa Johnasen, 967-8222, workshops@volcanoartcenter.org

CRATIVE RETREAT — AUTUMN MANDALA DOTTING

Where: Hawaii Creative Retreats Studio, 614 Kilauea Ave., Suite 103 #25, Hilo

When: 2 p.m. Oct. 13

Details: Learn this fun and easy dotting technique on paper, then decorate a ceramic pumpkin and mini candy dish. All materials, tools and light refreshments included. Cost is $25. Register at www.hawaiicreativeretreats.com.

Contact: Sara Krosch, 520-389-0620, hawaiicreativeretreats@gmail.com

ZENTANGLE HALLOWEEN

Where: Hawaii Creative Retreats Studio, 614 Kilauea Ave., Suite 103 #25, Hilo

When: 1 p.m. Oct. 14

Details: Learn this fun pattern drawing method from a certified instructor and create Halloween-inspired designs with pens, shading, highlights and watercolor pencils. All materials and light refreshments included. Cost is $25. Register at www.hawaiicreativeretreats.com.

Contact: Sara Krosch, 520-389-0620, hawaiicreativeretreats@gmail.com

PUBLIC HEALTH INITIATIVE CLASSES

Where: Edwin H. Mookini Library, UH-Hilo, 200 W. Kawili St., Hilo

When: 4:30 p.m. Oct. 25 and Nov. 15

Details: Part of a Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy research project. Two topics per class will be taught: AIDS/Tuberculosis on Sept. 27, Immunizations/Cancer on Oct. 25 and Diabetes/Antibiotics on Nov. 15. You will be asked if you’d like to participate in a pre- and post-test to see how much you learn from the class for the purpose of our research (completely optional).

Contact: Shaina Saiki, 227-5909, shainacs@hawaii.edu

HULA ARTS: ALOHA FRIDAY PROGRAM

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

When: 11 a.m. Nov. 30

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

Clubs

MONDAY, Oct. 1

SENIORS OF PARADISE MONTHLY MEETING

Where: HPP Activity Center, 15-1570 Makuu Drive, Hawaiian Paradise Park

When: 9:30 a.m. Monday

Details: Business meeting will be followed by Mystery Bingo and a potluck lunch. Open to anyone 55 and older. Come, join and meet some new friends.

Contact: Gail Lakritz, 757-561-0522, sassyfighter@gmail.com

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 3

KONA CRIME PREVENTION COMMITTEE OFFICER OF MONTH MEETING AND LUNCHEON

Where: Huggo’s, 5308, 75-5828 Kahakai Road, Kailua-Kona

When: 12:30 p.m. Wednesday

Details: Honoring the October Officer of the Month, Bryan Ellis. Reserve your spot by emailing lholey@hawaii.rr.com by Oct 1.

Contact: Diane Blancett-Maddock, 4439794, dbm2db@aol.com

THURSDAY, Oct. 4

BIG ISLAND COIN CLUB

Where: Kamana Senior Center, 127 Kamana St., Hilo

When: 7 p.m. Thursday

Details: BICC member Bill Miller will lead the talk about counterfeit coins and currencies. Bring any you might have and join show and tell. Open to the public.

Contact: Steve Nemeth, 430-1472, steve.nemeth891@gmail.com

COMING

HAWAIIAN QUILT CLUB

Where: Keaau Community Center, 16-192 Pili Mua St., Keaau

When: 9 a.m. Oct. 6

Details: Club members are happy to help members of the community interested in learning to sew a Hawaiian pillow or wall hanging. Patterns available.

Contact: Merci, 959-7967

HAWAII PHOTO SHOOTERS

Where: Komohana Research and Extension Center, 875 Komohana St., Hilo

When: 6 p.m. Oct. 11

Details: Ken Jackson will present “Lighting from a Landscape Photographer’s View.” He will discuss shooting light as we find it and how to consider its quality, direction and mood, as well as low-light and night photography. Free and open to the public.

Contact: Susan Miyasaka, 969-8258, miyasaka@hawaii.edu

OHANA LEHUA BONSAI CLUB

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

When: 9 a.m. Oct. 13

Details: View the bonsai show or take a class. Show is from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The scheduled classes are as follows: beginners, 9:30 a.m., plant will be provided; returning students, 1 p.m., you must bring your plant from home. Space is limited; sign up is necessary. To register for classes, visit or call the library’s reference desk at the number below.

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

DAV CHAPTER 6 HILO (DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS)

Where: Kamana Senior Center, 127 Kamana St., Hilo

When: 11 a.m. Oct. 13

Details: Dedicated to empowering veterans, their families and widows by ensuring they have access to their full range of benefits. Free, professional assistance for obtaining these benefits and services, outreach programs and representation at all governing bodies. Any man or woman, honorably discharged, who was wounded, gassed, injured or disabled in the line of duty during time of war, while in any branch of service or even still on active service are eligible for membership. Second Saturday of each month.

Contact: Myron, 218-779-5044, DAV.hichapter6@gmail.com

F.I.L.M. CLUB ANNUAL GET-TOGETHER

Where: Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home, 1180 Waianuenue Ave., Hilo

When: 11:30 a.m. Oct. 13

Details: All former club members who were students of Larry Kadooka’s School of Photography are invited, as well as family. Bring your own lunch or order beef stew lunch for $5 from the home. If interested, bring two white elephant gifts for exchange. Some club scrapbooks from 1978-93 will be available for viewing. RSVP by Friday (Oct. 5) via email or by text or voice message to the contact person below.

Contact: Irene Okamura, 936-8916, irene_okamura@hotmail.com

Health

COMING

BUTI BASICS WORKSHOP

Where: Yoga Centered, 37 Waianuenue Ave., Hilo

When: 6 p.m. Oct. 6

Details: Learn the foundations of this practice. This fun, 75-minute introduction class will include basic isolation and spiralling techniques, beginner and advanced modifications, as well as proper yogic alignment.

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

MY WISHES AT THE END OF LIFE

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

When: 11:30 a.m. Oct. 7

Details: What are your wishes at the end of life? Do your loved ones know your wishes? Amy Hamane and Tony Kent from Community First will give presentations on advance care planning and help have “The Conversation” about end-of-life matters. They also will help participants complete an Advance Health Care Directive. Open to public.

Contact: Satoshi Tomioka, 966-9981, stomioka@honpahi.org

ADVANCED HEALTH CARE DIRECTIVES — DO YOU HABE ONE?

Where: Hawaii County Office Of Aging, 1055 Kinoole St. Hilo

When: 9 a.m. Oct. 9

Details: Free and does not require an attorney. An advance health care directive is a gift to your loved ones so they won’t have to guess what you want if you can no longer speak for yourself. If you already have a Living will or an AHCD, learn how to review it to be sure it meets your needs today. Bring your family and loved ones with you to learn about this important topic together. Pre-register by calling Tony Kent at 292-4559 or Amy Hamane at 937-1500, or register at www.CommunityFirstHawaii.org/registration.

Contact: Sally Mermel, 967-7426, sally.volcano@gmail.com

PINK OUT 5K COLOR RUN

Where: Grounds of Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium, Ho‘olulu Complex, Hilo

When: Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.; run starts at 8:30 a.m. Oct. 13

Details: The American Cancer Society event honors those touched by breast cancer and raise awareness and funds for a world without breast cancer. Cost is $30, with all proceeds benefiting the ACS. Visit education booths to learn more about breast cancer prevention. There will be Zumba and a beautiful bra contest. To register or learn more, call the American Cancer Society at 935-9763 or visit pinkout5kcolorrun.ticketspice.com/pink-out-5k-color-run to register.

Contact: Sarah Luchenbill, 936-1520, sarah.luchenbill@cancer.org

OSTOMY SUPPORT GROUP

Where: Hilo Medical Center Cafeteria, 1190 Waianuenue Ave., Hilo

When: 11:30 a.m. Oct. 20

Details: Meet new friends, share experiences and provide mutual support in an environment that’s friendly and safe. Meets the third Saturday of each month. Open to all ostomates, pre-ostomy patients, caregivers, interested medical professionals and the public.

Contact: Sandy Wright, 339-7640, OstomyGroup@yahoo.com

AROMATHERAPY WORKSHOP

Where: American College of Healthcare Sciences, 81-958 Halekii St., 5C, Kealakekua

When: 9 a.m. Nov. 4-9

Details: Learn about the current Issues in aromatherapy. The workshop covers essential oil chemistry, safety, quality assessment, client intakes and therapeutic aromatherapy blending. It also includes exploratory tours of traditional Hawaiian plants and natural product-making. Continuing education hours available for aromatherapists, massage therapists and others.

Contact: Tracey Abell, 487-8839, info@achs.edu

Just for Keiki

COMING

EXPERIENCE WALDORF EDUCATION, GRADES 1-8

Where: Malamalama Waldorf School, 15-1834 Makuu Drive, Keaau

When: 8 a.m. Oct. 8-12

Details: Learn about the Waldorf difference and how your child can benefit from this unique developmental approach. Attend up to three days. Spaces limited; serious inquiries only. Visit www.hawaiiwaldorf.org/experience-waldorf.

Contact: Sherry Barnes, 982-7701, info@hawaiiwaldorf.org

MOMMY & ME/DADDY & ME 4-H CLOVERBUD GARDENING DAY CAMP

Where: Hilo

When: 8:30-10 a.m. Oct. 8-12

Details: Currently taking signups for this week-long intercession program. This 4-H gardening program will be lead by Master Gardeners and is designed for parents with young children ages 5-6 years old. There is a $10 fee for the week.

Contact: Becky Settlage, 969-8213, settlage@hawaii.edu

MEYERS MAGIC CAMP X

Where: Mokupapapa Discovery Center, 76 Kamehameha Ave., Hilo

When: 11 a.m. Oct. 9-11

Details: Taught by international award-winning magicians Bruce and Jennifer Meyers. Four hours each day; seven or more magic tricks are taught, emphasizing goal achievement, self-esteem building and positive attitudes. Cost is $80, which includes all props and materials.

Contact: Bruce Meyers, 982-9294, bruce@brucemeyers.com

Outdoors

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 2

KAHUKA ORIENTATION TALK

Where: Kahuka Visitor Center Station, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

When: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday through Sunday

Details: Come meet with a ranger.

Contact: Park Information, 985-6011, havo_information@nps.gov

COMING

‘IKE HANA NO‘EAU

Where: Kahuku Visitor Contact Station, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

When: 12:30 p.m. Saturdays in October

Details: Cultural demonstrations and activities. Free; supplies will be provided.

Contact: Park Information, 985-6011, havo_information@nps.gov

GUIDED HIKES

Where: Kahuku unit, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

When: 9:30 a.m. Saturday and Sunday beginning Oct. 7

Details: Come explore the park with a ranger and discover an ever-changing landscape, learn about the Hawaiian culture and understand the ecosystem around you. Bring sturdy footwear, water, rain gear, sun protection and a snack is recommended. Enter the Kahuku Unit on the mauka (uphill) side of Highway 11 near mile marker 70.5 and meet near the parking area.

Contact: Park Information, 985-6011, havo_information@nps.gov

SECOND ANNUAL WAIMEA FALL FESTIVAL

Where: Waimea District Park, 67-1315 Ala Ohia Road, Waimea

When: 10 a.m. Oct. 13

Details: Welcome fall during this fun-filled family festival. Features locally-grown pumpkins, a farmers market, keiki games and activities, entertainment, Hawaiian crafts and demonstrations, a craft sale, exhibits and lots of great food. Admission is free.

Contact: Theresa Fernandez, 987-7182, waimeapumpkinpatch@gmail.com

Pau Hana

FRIDAY, Oct. 5

STEAK/FISH DINNER

Where: Fraternal Order of Eagles, Keaau Aerie, 16-111 Opukahaia St., Keaau

When: 5 p.m. Oct. 5

Details: Steak cooked to order on the outdoor grill. Fish is breaded in Panko. Includes rice, baked potato, salad, desserts and coffee. Other beverages available for purchase.

Contact: Richard Robbins, 756-7818, robbinsr006@hawaii.rr.com

COMING

SWINGING SATURDAY AT THE ELKS

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

When: 7 p.m. Oct. 6

Details: Enjoy a beginning Blues dance lesson from special guest instructor Denise Westbrook at 7 p.m. followed by DJ’d swing and blues dance music in a variety of tempos from 8-10 p.m. Sliding scale entry, $8-$15. Only $5 with a pupu. If this is your first Swinging Saturday, you can get in free. Kids 12 and younger always free. No partner necessary.

Contact: Andrea Gill, 959-8216, hoaloha@hawaiiantel.net

THE JAZZTONES ROCK SWINGING SATURDAY

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

When: 7:00 PM, October 20

Details: Live jazzy dance music! Toe-tappers welcome! Beginner-friendly dance lesson at 7 p.m.; live music from 7:30-10 p.m. Sliding scale entry $10-$20; kids 12 and younger always free. No partner necessary. Sorry, no free passes on this night.

Contact: Andrea Gill, 959-8216, hoaloha@hawaiiantel.net

Performances

TODAY, Sept. 29

THE MUSIC OF C & K

Where: Royal Kona Resort, 75-5852 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona

When: 7 p.m. today

Details: Featuring Henry Kapono and friends, award winner Johnny Valentine, Na Hoku Hanohano 2016 Most Promising Artist Blayne Asing and Alx Kawakami of the award-winning Manoa DNA under the stars. No host bar available. Fundraiser for Kona Choral Society. Tickets are $45 and $75 and can be purchased at konachoralsociety.org.

Contact: Larry McCabe, 430-8686, mr.larrymccabe@gmail.com

SUNDAY, Sept. 30

DENNIS AND CHRISTY SOARES

Where: Makuu Farmers Market, 15-2131 Keaau-Pahoa Road, Pahoa

When: 8:30 a.m. Sunday

Details: These award-winning singer-songwriters perform live acoustic music.

Contact: Dennis Soares, 345-1800, dennis_soares@hotmail.com

KAHULANUI

Where: Gertrude’s Jazz Bar, 75-5699 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona

When: 5 p.m. Sunday

Details: Kahulanui, or “the big dance,” is an inspiration passed down three generations from grandfather Robert Kahulanui Naipo to dad Rodgers L.L. Naipo Sr. to grandson and Kahulanui band leader Lolena Naipo Jr., who remembers stories of his grandfather who was a member of the Royal Hawaiian Band during an era when horns and drums were a part of Hawaiian music. Kahulanui performs classic Hawaiian songs in a syncopated style, making Hawaiian swing vibrant and alive. Tickets are $35 in advance and can be purchased at www.brownpapertickets.com; $40 at the door.

Contact: Marlina Lee, 327-5299, contact@gertrudesjazzbar.com

TUESDAY, Oct. 2

HILO HULA TUESDAY AT THE BANDSTAND

Where: Mooheau Bandstand, 329 Kamehameha Ave., Hilo

When: 11 a.m. Tuesday

Details: Free lively hour of hula. This week features the Hula Sisters. Oct. 9 features Hilo’s own Ke Ola Pono No Na Kupuna from Alu Like.

Contact: Dinnie Kysar, 896-7284, destinationhilo@gmail.com

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 3

ZODIAC TRIO

Where: UH-Hilo Performing Arts Center, 200 W. Kawili St., Hilo

When: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday

Details: The Hawaii Concert Society’s 57th season opens with the award-winning clarinet, violin and piano ensemble performing music by Bartok commissioned by the “King of Swing,” Benny Goodman, as well as works by Mozart, Piazzola and Shostakovich. Tickets ($25/20/10 – gen/60+/student) can be purchased at the usual outlets and at the door.

Contact: Tom Geballe, 959-4064, tgeballe@gmail.com

FRIDAY, Oct. 5

ROALD DAHL’S “WILLY WONKA”

Where: Palace Theater, 38 Haili St., Hilo

When: 7 p.m. Friday and Oct. 6, 12-13 and 19-20; 2:30 p.m. Oct. 7, 14 and 21.

Details: Dahl’s timeless story of the world-famous candy man and his quest to find an heir comes to chocolate-covered life on the Palace stage. This show will be fun and full of joy, bringing a lightness that is very much in need today. Tickets are on sale now at the Palace box office. Cost is $20 general, $25 and $30 reserved. All tickets will be $5 more the day of performance.

Contact: Phillips Payson, 934-7010, info@hilopalace.com

COMING

KANAKO OKIRA’S SECOND PIANO RECITAL “COLORS OF THE SEASONS”

Where: First United Protestant Church, 1350 Waianuenue Ave., Hilo

When: 2 p.m. Oct. 6

Details: Featuring variations of many period composers; music chosen to imagine the seasons. Several special guests also will perform with Okira. Admission is free.

Contact: Kanako Okita, 3453121, dqpdf973@yahoo.co.jp

All Kine Stuffs

TODAY, Sept. 29

TUTU’S HOUSE OPEN HOUSE

Where: 64-1032 Mamalahoa Highway, Waimea

When: 9 a.m. today

Details: Mix and mingle with light refreshments throughout the day; 9:30 a.m. Basic Estate Planning 101 with John Roth, 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Ho‘ola Pono: Striving for Good Health with Josh Levinson. Also a talk-story session will be hosted about things you do to help you and your family be, get and stay healthy; challenges to staying healthy; and your experiences with doctors, hospitals, pharmacies and the health care system. Your participation will provide input to a Community Health Needs Assessment, a statewide initiative to help Hawaii’s nonprofit hospitals understand community health. At 1 p.m., Shared decision-making.

Contact: Michelle Taira Medeiros, 885-8336, FriendsOfTheFuture@gmail.com

TASTE OF THE HAWAIIAN RANGE AGRICULTURE FESTIVAL AND GALA

Where: YMCA Minuke Ole Park and Mana Christian Ohana Hall, Waimea

When: 9 a.m. today

Details: Offers outdoor agricultural-themed fun and educational activities before culminating with a tasting event showcasing locally produced food. Admission to the park exhibits is free. The 2018 installment of Cooking Pasture-Raised Beef 101 will be presented by Chef Edwin Goto of Waimea’s Village Burger and Noodle Club. Admission to the 2:30-4 p.m. culinary de