Ham Radio Operators Potluck Picnic, Sun, Nov 1, Manuka Park. All American Radio Emergency Service members, anyone interested in learning how to operate a ham radio and families are invited to attend. Dennis Smith, 989-3028
Volunteer Fire Department Meeting, Mon, Nov 2, 4 p.m., Ocean View Community Center. 939-7033
Hawai`i County Council Meetings, Tue/Wed, Nov 3/4 & 17/18. Committees meet Tue; full council Wed. Ka`u residents can participate via videoconferencing at Na`alehu State Office Building. Meetings are streamed live & archived at hawaiicounty.gov.
Mason Jar Lamp, Wed, Nov 4, 3:30 – 5 p.m., Pahala Community Center. Grades K – 8 register through Nov 3. 928-3102
Ocean View Neighborhood Watch meeting, Thu, Nov 5, 7 p.m., Ocean View Community Center.
Island Kine Stories with Auntie Jan, Fri, Nov 6, 1:30 p.m., Pahala Public & School Library. Janice Morimoto shares humorous folktales, poetry and participatory games from around the world adapted to local style. For ages 5 and older; parents or caregivers must accompany young children. 928-2015
Holiday Bazaar Fundraiser, Sat/Sun, Nov 7/8, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Discovery Harbour Community Hall. Handmade crafts & foods, etc. Table rent $10 per day or $15 for both in advance. Set up at 8 a.m. inside or out; first come, first to choose. Pit ham and beef sandwiches for sale Sat. Dina Shisler, 410-935-8087
Mongolian BBQ, Sat, Nov 7, 5 – 8 p.m., Kilauea Military Camp’s Crater Rim Café in Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park. Open to authorized patrons or sponsored guests. Park Entrance fees apply. 967-8356
Sunday Walk in the Park, Nov 8, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Cheryl Gansecki leads an easy and accessible roundtrip walk exploring Keanakako`i Crater. Free for Friends of Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park; non-members can join in order to attend. Registration required at firstname.lastname@example.org or 985-7373.
Medicine for the Mind, Sun, Nov 8, 4 – 5:45 p.m., Volcano Art Center in Volcano Village. Buddhist healing meditation for beginners through advanced. Free. Patty, 985-7470
Senior ID Cards, Mon, Nov 9, 9 – 10 a.m., Pahala Housing Center; 11 a.m. – 12 p.m., Na`alehu Community Center. 928-3100
Epic `Ohana, Mon, Nov 9, 12:30 – 3:30 p.m., Ocean View Community Center. Classes for parents and children who are reuniting after legal separation. 939-7033
A Walk into the Past, Tue, Nov 10 & 24, 10 a.m., 12 p.m. & 2 p.m., Kilauea Visitor Center and Whitney Vault in Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park. Ka`u resident Dick Hershberger brings Hawaiian Volcano Observatory founder Thomas Jaggar to life every other Tuesday.
Red Cross Volunteer meeting, Thu, Nov 12, 7 p.m., HOVE Road Maintenance Corp. office. For volunteers and those interested in becoming volunteers. Hannah Uribes, 929-9953
Atlas Recycling at South Point U-Cart, Sat, Nov 14, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
AdvoCats Spay & Neuter Clinic, Wed, Nov 18, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m., Ocean View Community Center. 939-7033
Turkey Cup Craft, Wed, Nov 18, 3:30 – 5 p.m., Pahala Community Center. Grades K – 8 register Nov 9 – 17. 928-3102
Family Reading Night, Thu, Nov 19, 5 p.m., Ocean View Community Center. 939-7033
Hawaiian Civic Club of Ka`u, Thu, Nov 19, 5:30 p.m. 929-9731 or 936-7262
OVCA Board Meeting, Thu, Nov 19, 6 p.m., Ocean View Community Center. 939-7033
Forest Restoration Project, Fri, Nov 20, 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m., Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park. Volunteers plant native seedlings in the Mauna Loa section. Register by Mon, Nov 16 at email@example.com or 352-1402.
Recycling at Na`alehu School, Sat, Nov 21, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., Na`alehu School Gym. Redeem your HI-5 sorted by type; receive 5 cents per container and additional 20 cents per pound on all aluminum. Atlas Recycling donates 20 cents per pound on all aluminum redeemed to the school. 939-2413, ext. 230
Double Movie, Sat, Nov 21, 1 – 5 p.m., Ocean View Community Center. Enjoy a double feature, food, prizes and more. 939-7033
HOVE Road Maintenance board of directors meeting, Tue, Nov 24, 10 a.m., St. Jude’s Church. 929-9910
Ka`u Food Pantry, Tue, Nov 24, 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m., St. Jude’s Episcopal Church in Ocean View.
Annual Rubberband Turkey Shoot, Wed, Nov 25, 3:30 – 5 p.m., Pahala Community Center. All ages register Nov 16 – 24. 928-3102
Thanksgiving Dinner, Thu, Nov 26, 1 – 5 p.m. Ocean View Community Center. Turkey & all the fixings. Free; donations appreciated. 939-7033
Ocean View Community Development Corp. meeting, Fri, Nov 27, 5 p.m., Hawaiian Ranchos offices.
Dances of Universal Peace, Sat, Nov 28, 4 – 5:30 p.m., Mark Twain. Fun, easy-to-learn movements and songs from around the world, evoking peace. 430-1356 or 939-9461
Pilates Plus, Mon/Wed, 4 – 5 p.m., Discovery Harbour Community Hall. Open to all ages. Exercise by DVD; bring your own equipment, ball and mat. Free w/donation of non-perishable food. Judy Knapp, 939-8149
Zumba Fitness, Mon/Thu, 5:30 p.m.; Sat, 9 a.m., New Hope Christian Fellowship in Volcano. Certified instructor Linda Fanene, 990-3835
Aikido, Mon/Wed, 6 p.m., Pahala Hongwanji. Alan Moores, 928-0919 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Kenpo Karate, Tue/Thu, Ocean View Community Center, children 5 – 6 p.m.; adults 6:30 – 8 p.m. Gordon, 285-6294
Beginning and Intermediate Yoga, Tue/Thu, 8:30 - 10 a.m. Noa’s Island Massage in rear entrance of Ka`u Realty across from Hana Hou. Please come 10 minutes early. $10 a class or $80 for 10 classes. 756-3183
Beginners Yoga, Wed, 5:30 – 7 p.m., Volcano Art Center in Volcano Village. $5. Rob Kennedy, 985-9151
Qigong for Health and Tranquility, Thu 10 – 11 a.m., Mark Twain Estates. Shary Crocker, student of Kenneth Cohen for past eight years with personal practice of 18 years, teaches gentle postures and focused attention from Taoist healing practices. Private sessions available. $5 donation. 929-7647
Hula Kahiko, Thu, 4 – 6 p.m., Discovery Harbour Community Hall. Ka`u School of the Arts, 854-1540 or email@example.com
Country Line Dancing, Thu, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., Discovery Harbour Community Hall. For men & women; no partner required. Free & easy lessons (a new dance each week) for beginners & intermediate. Suzanne, 930-4678
Volcano Farmers Market, Sun, 6 – 10 a.m., Cooper Center. Fruits and veggies, swap meet and more. EBT welcome.
Tutu and Me Traveling Preschool, free classes Mon/Wed, Na`alehu Community Center; Tue/Thu, 8:30 - 10:30 a.m., Pahala Community Center. 929-8571
Niaulani Nature Walks, Mon, 9:30 a.m., Volcano Art Center in Volcano Village. This one-hour nature walk travels through a portion of old-growth Hawaiian rain forest on an easy, 1/7-mile loop trail. Free (calabash donations welcome). 967-8222 or volcanoartcenter.org
Folk & Country Music, Mon/Wed, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., Punalu`u Bake Shop. Gary Cole, aka Foggy, entertains diners.
Pahala Senior Center: Lunch served Mon – Fri, 10:30 a.m. for residents aged 60+. Julie, 928-3101
Na`alehu Senior Nutrition Center (Hawai`i County Nutrition Program), Lunch served Mon – Fri, 10:45 a.m. for residents aged 60+, greater Na`alehu area. 939-2505
Ocean View Nutrition Site and Senior Club hosts activities at St. Jude’s Church on Mon/Wed/Fri from 8:30 a.m. and provides lunches 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. for seniors 60+. Donations requested. On Thu, the program takes seniors to Kailua-Kona for doctors appointments, grocery shopping and to pick up prescriptions. Program closed Tue. Dick Hershberger, 989-4140
Zhineng Qigong, Mon, 2 – 4 p.m., Cooper Center in Volcano Village. $10 suggested donation. firstname.lastname@example.org
Kanikapila Jam Sessions, Tue, 5:30 – 7 p.m., Volcano Art Center in Volcano Village. 967-8222
Ka`u Community Chorus Rehearsals, Mon, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., Discovery Harbour Community Hall; Ka`u School of the Arts, 854-1540 or email@example.com
Knit-Wits, Tue, 1 p.m., Ocean View Community Center. 929-7033
Ka`u Driver License Office, Tue/Wed by appointment. 854-7214
Family Movie Matinee, Tue, 3 p.m., Na`alehu Public Library. Free movies plus free popcorn. 939-2442
Ka`u Farmers Market, Wed, 8 a.m. – noon, Shaka’s Restaurant in Na`alehu. Produce, Hawaiiana, arts and crafts, fresh baked goods.
Na`alehu Market, Wed/Sat, 6:30 a.m. – 2 p.m., Ace Hardware. Produce and locally made products.
Community Bookstore, Wed, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Kauaha`ao Church in Wai`ohinu. 938-0411
Game Night, Wed, 6:30 – 9 p.m., Discovery Harbour Community Hall. Fun games & great conversation. Open to the public. Potluck first Wednesday of each month begins at 5:30 p.m.; bring a favorite dish for six. Sheri, 929-9258
Ka Lae Quilters, Thu, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Discovery Harbour Community Center. 238-0505
VA Center for Veterans, Thu, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., Ocean View Community Center. David, 329-0574
Color Me Happy, Thu, 3 – 6 p.m., Na`alehu Library. Coloring club for all ages. 939-2442
Desperately Seeking Serenity AFG meeting, Thu, 5 p.m., St. Jude’s Episcopal Church in Ocean View. Sandy, 557-9847
Women, Infant, Children Services, Fri (except holidays) at various locations. 965-3030 or 934-3209
Aloha Fridays, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Volcano Art Center Gallery porch at Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park. Variable hula art offerings. Everyone welcome. Free; donations welcome; park entrance fees apply.
Art Fridays, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m., Kahuku Park. 929-9113
Afterschool Craft Fun, Fri, 3 – 4:30 p.m. Na`alehu Community Center. For grades 3 – 12. 939-2510
Ka`u `Ohana Band Rehearsals, Fri, 4 p.m., Ocean View Community Center. Instruments provided; no experience necessary. Ka`u School of the Arts, 854-1540 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Live Entertainment at Hana Hou Restaurant, Fri, 5:30 p.m. in Na`alehu. 929-9717
Live Music Fridays at South Side Shaka’s, Na`alehu. 929-7404
Alcoholics Anonymous meetings: One Day at a Time Group, Sat, 6:30 p.m., Cooper Center; Friday Night BBQ Meeting, Fri, 5 p.m., Wai`ohinu (929 -7674); Happy, Joyous and Free Group, Mon/Thu, 7 p.m. and Sat, 5 p.m., St. Jude’s in Ocean View. West Hawai`i Intergroup (329-1212) or the Hilo office (961-6133); Pahala Meeting, Sun, 6:30 p.m., Edmund C. Olson Trust Bldg (928-8525)