All events are subject to change. To confirm dates and times use contact information provided.
Exercise & Meditation
Pickleball, Sunday/Tuesday/Thursday, 8-11a.m., Kahuku Park, H.O.V.E. Jaquie Woodmansee, 929-7092
Pāhala Pool Schedule: Adult Lap Swim, Daily, 10a.m.-noon; Public Recreational Swim, Daily, 1-3:45p.m. Water Exercise/Aerobics, Monday/Wednesday/Friday, 9-10a.m. $20/month. Closed during national and state holidays. 928-8177, hawaiicounty.gov/pr-aquatics
Volcano Insight, Sunday, 10-11:30a.m., Volcano Art Center. 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, Sunday, 4-4:30p.m., Cooper Center, Volcano Village;Happy, Joyous and Free Group, Monday/Thursday, 7p.m., Saturday, 5p.m., St. Jude's in Ocean View; Friday Night BBQ Meeting, Friday, 5p.m., Wai‘ōhinu (929 -7674); West Hawai‘i Intergroup (329-1212), or Hilo office (961-6133).
Tai Chi Chuan Yang Long Form 108, Monday/Friday, 7-10a.m., Discovery Harbour Community Hall. $5 donation. David, 785-6644
Yoga, Monday/Wednesday, 7:30-8:45a.m., Volcano Art Center. Beginning and Intermediate. Emily Catey Weiss, email@example.com
Open Gym for Adults, Monday-Thursday through March 28, 2:30-7:45p.m., Ka‘ū District Gym, Pāhala. Open registration. 928-3102, hawaiicounty.gov/pr-recreation
Open Recreational Room-Fitness Station, Monday-Thursday through March 29, 2:30-7:45p.m., Friday, 1:30-4:30p.m., Saturday, 1-8p.m., Ka‘ū District Gym, Pāhala. Bring personal towel and drinking water. Open registration. 928-3102, hawaiicounty.gov/pr-recreation
Hula, Monday, 3-5p.m., Thursday, 9-11a.m., St. Jude's Episcopal Church, Ocean View. Classes by Kumu Hannah Uribes. Open to all. Barbara McDonough, 315-8675
Pilates Plus, Monday/Friday, 4-5 p.m., Discovery Harbour Community Center. All ages. Exercise by DVD; bring exercise ball and band, light weights, mat. Free with donation of non-perishable food. Judy Knapp, 640-4712
Volleyball, Monday-Thursday through March 27, 4-6:30p.m., Nā‘ālehu Community Center volleyball courts. Free. For keiki 14 and under; ongoing registration. 939-2510, hawaiicounty.gov/pr-recreation
Pilates, Monday, 5:30-6:30p.m., Volcano Art Center. Marcia Timboy, 967-8222
Zumba Fitness, Monday/Thursday, 5:30p.m. and Saturday, 9a.m., New Hope Christian Fellowship, Volcano. Certified instructor Linda Fanene, 990-3835
Aikido, Monday/Wednesday, 6p.m., Pāhala Hongwanji. Alan Moores, 928-0919 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Beginning and Intermediate Yoga, Tuesday/Thursday, 8:30-10a.m., 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, Tuesday/Thursday, 8:30-9:30a.m., Discovery Harbour Community Hall. Open to the public, all ages, beginner and intermediate. Suzanne, 930-4678
Family Yoga Class, Tuesday, 9:30-10:30a.m., PARENTS, Inc., Nā‘ālehu. 3-12 years old and caregivers. All levels welcome. Wear comfortable clothes. Bring mat, if can - supplies limited. Free. 333-3460, email@example.com
Volleyball, Tuesday/Wednesday through March 27, 4-6:30p.m., Nā‘ālehu Community Center volleyball courts. Free. For keiki 10 and under; registration ongoing. 939-2510, hawaiicounty.gov/pr-recreation
Hālau Hula O Leionalani - Hula Classes, Wednesday, 5:30-6:30p.m., keiki; 6:30-7:30p.m., adult beginners; 7:30-8:30p.m. adult advanced, Pāhala Community Center. Led by Kumu Hula Debbie Leionalani Ryder. Register by coming to class or call 649-9334.
Yoga with Ted Pirsig, Wednesday, 5:30-7p.m., Volcano Art Center. Mix of low-key asana (poses) alternating with seated pranayama (breath exercises) and ending with 20-30 minutes of meditation. See volcanoartcenter.org for suggested props.
Yoga with Heather Lewis, Thursday, 5:30-7p.m., Volcano Art Center. Vinyasa/Hatha flow class with mindful meditation. Beginners to intermediate. $10. volcanoartcenter.org
PiYo Live Classes, Thursday, starting March 21, 6-7p.m., Ka‘ū District Gym multi-purpose room. Low-impact Pilates and yoga inspired workout to improve core strength, flexibility, and balance. Bring mat and water. Shoes optional. Donations welcome. Sara, 520-389-0620
Fit and Firm Volcano Medium Intensity Strength Exercise Class, Friday, 8-9a.m., Volcano Art Center. For ages 30+. Bring exercise ball, exercise mat, water, towel, and wear comfortable fitness clothing; shoes or bare feet only. $45 for 5 classes of March, check or exact cash only, due in full at first class. Register in advance: PK Mercado, 315-9130, volcanoartcenter.org
Strong Seniors Chair Exercise Class, Friday, 10-11a.m., Volcano Art Center. Equipment provided. Bring water and towel, and wear fitness clothing and shoes. $45 for 5 classes of March, check or exact cash only, due in full at first class. Register in advance: PK Mercado, 315-9130, volcanoartcenter.org
Daily and Weekly Events and Activities
Ranger Guided Hikes, Sunday, 9:30a.m., Kahuku Unit, Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park. Topics and destinations vary. nps.gov/havo
Ranger Talk: How It All Started, daily through June 30, 9:30a.m. and 3:30p.m., Kīlauea Visitor Center. 20-30 minute orientation talk. Free; park entrance fees apply. 985-6011, nps.gov/havo
Ranger Talk: Life on the Edge, daily through June 30, 11a.m. and 2p.m., Steaming Bluff Overlook, Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park. 20-30 minutes talk. Free; park entrance fees apply. 985-6011, nps.gov/havo
Volcano Farmers Market, Sunday, 6-10a.m., Cooper Center, Volcano Village. Hot food, flowers and native plants, local produce, breads, jams, beef, coffee, swap meet, and more. EBT welcome. 967-7800
Free DVD Movie Rentals for OVCA members, Free WiFi for all, Monday-Friday, 8-noon, Ocean View Community Center. 939-7033
Lending Library and Children's Library, Monday-Friday, 8:30-noon, Ocean View Community Center. 939-7033
Ocean View Nutrition Site and Senior Club hosts activities at St. Jude's Church on Monday/Wednesday/Friday from 8:30a.m. and provides lunches 11a.m.-12:30p.m. for seniors. Donations requested.
Tūtū and Me Traveling Preschool, Monday/Wednesday, 8:45-10:45a.m., Kauaha‘ao Congregational Church building, Wai‘ōhinu, and Tuesday/Thursday, 8:30-10:30a.m., Pāhala Community Center (temporarily meeting at River of Life Church, Pāhala, through March 14). Tuition-free for keiki ages 0-5 and their caregivers. 929-8571
Punalu‘u Bake Shop Music Lineup, Richard Zazzi Mon, 9a.m.-1p.m.; Gary Cole, aka Foggy Wed/Sat, 11a.m.-1p.m.; Uncle Sonny Wed/Sat, 1-5p.m.; Tui Masaniai Fri, 10a.m.-2p.m.
Ni‘aulani Nature Walks, Monday, 9:30a.m., Volcano Art Center. 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, Monday-Friday, 10:30a.m., lunch for residents 60 and older. Julie, 928-3101
Nā‘ālehu Senior Nutrition Center – Hawai‘i County Nutrition Program, Monday-Fri, 10:45a.m., lunch for residents 60 and older, greater Nā‘ālehu area. 939-2505
Hawaiian Values Printmaking Class, Monday (no holidays), 11a.m.-1p.m., Volcano Art Center. Uses a collection of donated linoleum block prints by Deitrich and Linda Varez. $5 supply fee. No registration required. volcanoartcenter.org, 967-8222
Board Games and Coloring, Monday-Wednesday, Friday, 1:30-4:30p.m., Kahuku Park, H.O.V.E. For keiki ages 6-14. 929-9113, hawaiicounty.gov/pr-recreation
Pāhala Boys and Girls Club, Monday - Friday, 2-6p.m., Pāhala Community Center. Dolly Kailiawa, 756-5285
Taiko Drumming, Monday, 5-7p.m., Wednesday, 4-6p.m., Pāhala Hongwanji. Informal group instructed by Paul Sakamoto of Puna Taiko. For more, call Wayne Kawachi, 937-4773.
Stained Glass Open Studio, Monday , 6-9p.m., Volcano Art Center. $10/session or $40/4 sessions - includes a grinder bit. All other materials/supplies not included. Pre-registration required. 967-8222
9-Week Confident Parenting Classes, Monday, 8-10a.m., PARENTS, Inc., Nā‘ālehu. $60/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, or to schedule if unable to make current day/time. 333-3460, firstname.lastname@example.org
Ka‘ū Driver License Office, Tuesday/Wednesday by appointment. 854-7214
A Walk in the Past with Dr. Thomas A. Jaggar, Tuesday, 10-11a.m., noon-1p.m. and 2-3p.m., meet at Kīlauea Visitor Center. Ka‘ū actor-director Dick Hershberger dresses in period costume as Dr. Jaggar to bring the renowned geologist to life on this tour of his tiny lab located below Volcano. Space limited; pick up free ticket at Kīlauea Visitor Center front desk day of program. Program includes climbing stairs and entering a confined space. Supported by the Kīlauea Drama Entertainment Network. Free; park entrance fees apply. nps.gov/havo
Family Movie Matinee, Tuesday, 3p.m., Nā‘ālehu Public Library. Free movies and popcorn. 939-2442
Read to Me, Tuesday, 3:30-4:30p.m., multi-purpose room, Ka‘ū District Gym. Open to ages 5-12. Free. Open registration. 928-3102, hawaiicounty.gov/pr-recreation
Family History/Geneology Workshops, Tuesday, 4-6p.m., Nā‘ālehu Mormon Church. Theresa Ducret presents free, online workshops. Appointments at 238-6221.
Basic Computer and Internet Classes, Tuesday, 5:30 and 6p.m., Pāhala Public and School Library. Debbie, 928-2015
Alanon Meeting, Tuesday, 6:30-8p.m., Discovery Harbour Community Hall. Open to the public. Meetings are ongoing, self help group supporting persons affected by alcoholism. 929-9576, discoveryharbour.net
Nā‘ālehu Market, Wednesday/Saturday, 6:30a.m.-2p.m., Ace Hardware. Produce and locally made products.
Ka‘ū Farmers Market, Wednesday, 8a.m.-noon, Shaka's Restaurant in Nā‘ālehu.
Community Bookstore, Wednesday, 10a.m.-3p.m. at Kauaha‘ao Church, Wai‘ōhinu. 938-0411
Aloha Wednesday Art Class - Creative Arts at Ni‘aulani, 11a.m.-1p.m., Volcano Art Center. Focuses on a range of visual art techniques. Supply fees vary. volcanoartcenter.org, 967-8222
LEGO Club, Wednesday, drop-in 2-4p.m., Nā‘ālehu Library. Recommended for ages 4 and up. 939-2442
Restoring Hope Group, Wednesday, 5-7p.m., PARENTS Inc. Office, Nā‘ālehu. For families with keiki ages ages 3-17. Free, dinner included. Registration required. For more info, 333-3460
Game Night, Wednesday, 6:30-9p.m., Discovery Harbour Community Hall. Games and conversation. Open to the public. Potluck first Wednesday each month at 5:30p.m.; bring dish for six. Sheri, 929-9258
VA Telehealth Medical Services, Thursday, 8-11:30a.m., Ocean View Community Center. Veterans interested call Kona Community Outpatient Clinic at 331-4526. ovcahi.org
Paneurhythmy, Thursday, 9a.m., Kahuku Park. Free walking circle dance. Improves health, balance, and spiritual development. Lisa Shock, 990-7729
Stewardship of Kīpukapuaulu, Thursday, meet 9:30a.m., Kīpukapuaulu parking lot, Mauna Loa Rd, off Hwy 11 in Park. Remove troublesome plants at Kīpukapuaulu. Bring clippers or pruners, sturdy gloves, hat, and water. Wear closed-toe shoes and clothing that can be permanently stained from morning glory sap. Be prepared for cool and wet or hot and sunny weather. New volunteers asked to contact Marilyn Nicholson for more info: email@example.com
Hui ‘Ohana Skills for Life Class, Thursday, 10a.m.-noon, Ocean View Community Center. Free. Sponsored by PARENTS, Inc., Nā‘ālehu. Register: Lindsey Miller, 333-3460.
Crafts, Thursday, drop-in all day, 10a.m.-6p.m., Nā‘ālehu Public Library. All ages. 939-2442
Ka Lae Quilters, Thursday, 10a.m.-4p.m., Discovery Harbour Community Hall. Open to public, beginners to experienced, bring equipment. Barbara Beatty, 929-9072, or Diane Farrar, 939-8720
Craft Day, Thursday, 3:30-4:30p.m., Pāhala Public and School Library. Recommended for ages 3 and up. 928-2015
Desperately Seeking Serenity, Al-Anon Family Groups Mtg., Thursday, 5p.m., St. Jude's Episcopal Church in Ocean View. Sandy, 557-9847
Thursday Evening Pottery Drop-In, Thursday, 6-9p.m., Volcano Art Center in Volcano Village. $30/VAC member, $35/non-member. Class sized limited, registration required. Erik Wold, 967-8222
Live Music at South Side Shaka's, Friday, Nā‘ālehu. 929-7404
Women, Infant, Children Services, Friday (no holidays) at various locations. 965-3030 or 934-3209
Keiki Jiggle Bums, Friday, 9-10:15a.m., Ocean View Community Center. Discover the joy of early learning through song and musical instruments. For keiki 0-4 years. Nicola, 238-8544
Aloha Fridays, Friday, 11a.m.-1p.m., Volcano Art Center Gallery. Variable hula art offerings. All welcome. Free; donations welcome. Park entrance fees apply. volcanoartcenter.org, 967-7565
Family Movie Matinee, Friday, 2-4:30p.m., Pāhala Public and School Library. Free movies and popcorn. 928-2015
Music Program, Friday, 2p.m., Nā‘ālehu Public Library. 939-2442
Ka‘ū ‘Ohana Band Rehearsals, Friday, 4p.m., 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
Kīlauea Lū‘au Buffet, Friday, 5-8p.m., Crater Rim Café, Kīlauea Military Camp. Free Hula Show on March 1, 8, and 15, 7-8p.m., Lava Lounge. Buffet: $16.25/adult, $8.25/child age 6-11. Park entrance fees apply. 967-8356. kilaueamilitarycamp.com
Live Entertainment at Hana Hou Restaurant, Friday, 5:30p.m. in Nā‘ālehu. 929-9717
Kahuku Orientation Talk, Friday/Saturday, 10a.m. and 1p.m., Kahuku Unit Visitor Center Station. nps.gov/havo
Live Music, Friday/Saturday, 4-7p.m., Lava Rock Café, Volcano Village. Happy Hour 4-6p.m.
Swap Meet at Cooper Center, 2nd and 4th Saturday, 8a.m.-noon, Volcano Village. Handmade crafts, jewelry, clothing, crystals, Thai food truck, shave ice, bookstore, thrift shop, playground, and more. 967-7800
Free Public Shower, Saturday, 9a.m.-2p.m., 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, plus a free hot meal, free wifi, and free charging for cell phones and computers. 939-7000