Stewardship at the Summit, TBA; 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., Kilauea Visitor Center in Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park. Volunteers clear ginger from park trail. Free; park entrance fees apply. nps.gov/havo
Yard Sale, Sat, Oct 1, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m., Ocean View Community Center. 939-7033
Oktoberfest, Sat, Oct 1, 5 – 7 p.m., Kilauea Military Camp’s Crater Rim Café in Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park. Plated German sausage dinner special for $13. Open to authorized patrons & sponsored guests. Park entrance fees apply. 967-8356
Ham Radio Operators Potluck Picnic, Sun, Oct 2, 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
Beginning Hawaiian Language Classes, Sun, Oct 2 & 16, 2 p.m., Ka`u Youth Center near Na`alehu Community Center. Classes taught by kupuna Jeannette Howard are followed by informal kanikapila stressing songs of Ka`u. Free; open to all. Beverly Byouk, 936-7262
Volunteer Fire Department Meeting, Mon, Oct 3, 4 p.m., Ocean View Community Center. 939-7033
Hawai`i County Council Meetings, Tue/Wed, Oct 4/5 & 18/19. Ka`u residents can participate via videoconferencing at Na`alehu State Office Building. See hawaiicounty.gov for agendas & live-streamed & archived meetings.
Ka`u Coffee Growers Meeting, Tue, Oct 4, 6 – 8 p.m., Pahala Community Center.
Natural Pest Control and Container Gardening, Wed, Oct 5, 12 p.m. Na`alehu Public Library. Master gardeners discuss how to control garden pests without chemicals, and offer helpful tips for small-scale gardening. Free. 939-2442
Scarecrow Craft, Wed, Oct 5, 3:30 – 5 p.m., Pahala Community Center. Grades K – 8 register through Oct 4. 928-3102
Ocean View Neighborhood Watch meeting, Thu, Oct 6, 7 p.m., Ocean View Community Center. 939-2442 & 928-2015
Oktoberfest, Fri, Oct 7, 5:30 p.m., St. Jude’s Church in Ocean View. Bratwurst, sauerkraut, boiled potatoes, dessert, beverages. Music by Last Fling Band. $8 per person, $15 for two, $20 for family. Tickets available at 9:30 a.m. Sunday services & at the door. Proceeds helps with community service programs. 939-7555
Pancake Breakfast, Sat, Oct 8, 8 – 11 a.m., Ocean View Community Center. 939-7033
Atlas Recycling at South Point U-Cart, Sat, Oct 8, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Medicine for the Mind, Sun, Oct 9, 4 – 5:45 p.m., Volcano Art Center in Volcano Village. Buddhist healing meditation for beginners through advanced. Free. Patty, 985-7470
Voter Registration Deadline, Mon, Oct 10. email@example.com or 961-8277
Senior IDs, Mon, Oct 10, 9 – 11 a.m., 5:30 p.m.St. Jude’s Church in Ocean View.
Tie-Dye Party, Thu, Oct 13, 3 p.m., Na`alehu Public Library. All supplies provided. Call 939-2442 to confirm your spot.
Red Cross Volunteer meeting, Thu, Oct 13, 7 p.m., HOVE Road Maintenance Corp. office. For volunteers and those interested in becoming volunteers. Hannah Uribes, 929-9953
HFUU Annual Convention, Fri, Oct 14 – Sun, Oct 16, OK Farms in Hilo. hfuu.org
Volunteer Forest Restoration Project, Fri, Oct 14, Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park. 352-1402 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Hawai`i Wildlife Fund’s 20th Anniversary Celebration, Sat, Oct 15, 6- 9 p.m., Mokupapapa Discovery Center in Hilo. $30 or $50 for two in advance; $35 at the door. email@example.com or 769-7629
Your Voice, Mon, Oct 17, 12 p.m., Volcano Art Center in Volcano Village, & 6 p.m., Ocean View Community Center. Hawai`i Legislature’s Public Access Room presents information about the state law-making process. An “office hour” before is for those who want to drop in for information or ask questions. Registration requested, not required. 974-4000, ext. 7-0478.
Halloween Spooky Hanging, Wed, Oct 19, 3:30 – 5 p.m., Pahala Community Center. Grades K – 8 register Oct 10 – 18. 928-3102
Family Reading Night, Thu, Oct 20, 5 p.m., Ocean View Community Center. 939-7033
Hawaiian Civic Club of Ka`u, Thu, Oct 20, 5:30 p.m. 929-9731 or 936-7262
OVCA Board Meeting, Thu, Oct 20, 6 p.m., Ocean View Community Center. 939-7033
Recycling at Na`alehu School, Sat, Oct 22, 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
HOVE Road Maintenance board of directors meeting, Tue, Oct 25, 10 a.m., St. Jude’s Church. 929-9910
Hi`iaka & Pele, Sat, Oct 22, 9:30 – 11 a.m., Kahuku Unit of Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park. Participants discover the Hawaiian goddesses and the natural phenomena they represent on this free, moderate, one-mile walk. nps.gov/havo
Palm Trail Hike, Sun, Oct 23, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park’s Kahuku Unit. This free, moderately difficult, 2.6-mile, loop-trail hike provides one of the best panoramic views Kahuku has to offer. nps.gov/havo
Ka`u Food Pantry, Tue, Oct 25, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., St. Jude’s Episcopal Church in Ocean View.
Spooky Treats, Wed, Oct 26, 3:30 – 5 p.m., Pahala Community Center. Gades K – 8 register Oct 17 – 24. 928-3102
Ocean View Community Development Corp. meeting, Fri, Oct 28, 5 p.m., Hawaiian Ranchos office.
Halloween Party, Fri, Oct 28, 2 – 4p.m., Na`alehu Public Library. Spooky games, snacks and prizes. Free for all ages. 939-2442
KMC Annual Halloween Party, Fri, Oct 28, 7 p.m., Kilauea Military Camp’s `Ohi`a Room in Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park. Cover charge $3 with costume; $5 without costume. Lava Lounge closed. Open to authorized patrons & sponsored guests. Park entrance fees apply.
Birth of Kahuku, Sat, Oct 29, 9:30 – 11 a.m, Kahuku Unit of Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park. Participants explore the area’s rich geologic history. Free. nps.gov/havo
Realms & Divisions of Kahuku, Sun, Oct 30, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m., Kahuku Unit of Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park. Pu`u Kahuku Trail explores realms and divisions of the traditional Hawaiian classification system at Kahuku. Free. nps.gov/havo
Exercise & Meditation
Pahala Pool Schedule: Adult Water Exercise Mon/Wed/Fri 9 – 10 a.m.; Adult Lap Swim Mon – Fri 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., Sat/Sun 10:30 – 12 p.m.; Public Recreational Swim Mon – Fri 1 – 3:15 p.m., Sat/Sun 9 – 10:30 a.m. & 1 – 4 p.m.; 928-8177 or hawaiicounty.gov/pr-recreation
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
Age Group Basketball, Mon/Thu, 6 – 8 p.m., Pahala Community Center. Ages 8 and under register Oct 3 – 7. 928-3102
Beginners Yoga, Wed, 5:30 – 7 p.m., Volcano Art Center in Volcano Village. $5. Rob Kennedy, 985-9151
Bruce Lee Combatives, Thu, 5 – 6 p.m., Discovery Harbour Community Center. Henry Ivy’s family-based classes teach self-confidence and personal development. 854-5284
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 & Me Traveling Preschool, free classes Mon/Wed, Na`alehu Community Center; Tue/Thu, Pahala Community Center; 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. 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
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.
Zhineng Qigong, Mon, 2 – 4 p.m., Cooper Center in Volcano Village. $10 suggested donation. firstname.lastname@example.org
A Walk into the Past, Tue (except Oct 4), 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.
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
Family History/Geneology Workshops, Tue, 4 – 6 p.m., Na`alehu Mormon Church. Theresa Ducret presents free, online workshops. Appointments at 238-6221.
Basic Computer & Internet Classes, Tue, 5:30 & 6 p.m., Pahala Public & School Library. Debbie, 928-2015
Kanikapila Jam Sessions, Tue, 5:30 – 7 p.m., Volcano Art Center in Volcano Village. 967-8222
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
Ka Lena Na Keiki O Ka`u, Wed, 4 – 6 p.m., Ocean View Community Center. Nonprofit Family Support Hawai`i sponsors this free talent group, with Chassie Cantiberos teaching song and dance. 430-7886
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
Paneurthmy, Thu, 9 a.m., Kahuku Park. Free walking circle dance that improves health, balance & spiritual development. Lisa Shock, 990-7729
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
Crafts & Coloring, Thu, 3 – 6 p.m., Na`alehu Library. For all ages. 939-2442
Free Dinner, Thu, 4 – 5:30 p.m., Ocean View Community Center. Bring a can; have a meal. Everyone welcome; volunteers needed. Donations accepted c/o OVCC. 939-7033
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.
Ka`u `Ohana Band Rehearsals, Fri, 4 p.m., St. Jude’s Church in Ocean View. Instruments provided; no experience necessary. Ka`u School of the Arts, 854-1540 or email@example.com
Kilauea Lu`au Buffet, Fri, 5 – 8 p.m., Kilauea Military Camp’s Crater Rim Café in Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park. Open to authorized patrons and sponsored guests. Park entrance fees apply. 967-8356
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)