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March 2019

Wish You Were Here! Win a Trip for Two to Oahu

March 14, 2019 - May 31, 2019
Oahu, Hawaii, HI United States + Google Map

We wish you were here in Hawaii! That’s why one lucky couple will win a dream Hawaiian vacation on the island of Oahu. This prize package includes: • Round-trip air travel for two to Oahu, Hawaii • 5 night accommodations atThe SurfJack Hotel & Swim Club • Personalized lei greeting when you arrive • Surf/SUP lesson for two. PLUS a Big Wave Dave rash guard & hat per person! • Admission for two to explore Waimea Valley • Celebrity seating…

Easter Egg Hunts and Brunches in Hawaii

March 30, 2019 - April 21, 2019
HI United States + Google Map

Easter Bunny Photos Kahala Mall: Photos with the Easter Bunny is a hop, skip, and a jump away! Take a photo with the Easter Bunny starting March 26 through April 20! Visit kahalamallcenter.com. Pearlridge Center: Is there a cuter memento than spring portraits of the keiki with the Easter Bunny? Photo packages start at $25. Friday, March 29 through Saturday, April 20 during center hours. Visit pearlridgeonline.com. Ka Makana Ali‘i: Get ready for photos with Makani the Bunny! The photo…

April 2019

2019 Merrie Monarch Festival

April 21, 2019 - April 27, 2019
Edith Kanaka‘ole Tennis Stadium, 350 Kalanikoa Street
Hilo, HI 96720 United States
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The annual Merrie Monarch Festival celebrates Hawaiian culture in a weeklong event on the Big Island, featuring a three-day premier hula competition, demonstrations, performances and exhibits. This world-renowned festival is recognized for honoring the historical and cultural significance of Hawaiʻi and its people. The driving purpose of the festival is to perpetuate, preserve and promote the art of hula and Hawaiian culture. Dancers with Halau Kala'akeakauikawekiu perform during the opening Ho'ike for the 54th annual Merrie Monarch Festival on Wednesday, April…

The Farmers’ Market at Hamakua Harvest

April 21, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, repeating until June 30, 2019

Hāmākua Harvest, Māmāne Street 96727 + Google Map

The Farmers’ Market at Hāmākua Harvest is located at the intersection of Māmāne Street and Highway 19 just outside of Honoka‘a. Our hours are Sundays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. We have 16 vendors offering fresh locally grown produce, value-added products and ono food. The Market’s weekend workshops, informational booths, and youth-focused activities are designed to respond directly to the needs and interests of the local community. The Farmers’ Market offers a unique, celebratory character with weekly entertainment and…

Niaulani Nature Walk

April 22, 2019 @ 9:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Monday, repeating until July 29, 2019

Volcano Art Center’s Niaulani Campus, 19-4074 Old Volcano Rd.
Volcano Village, HI United States
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Guided nature walks through the rain forest at Niaulani are offered on Mondays at 9:30am. The one hour, free guided walks introduce individuals, families and groups to the most diverse, intact, and accessible, old-growth koa/’ohi’a rain forest remaining in the state. No reservations are required for groups of 5 or less. Free, but donations are greatly appreciated. For further information e-mail: programs@volcanoartcenter.org

Hawai’i Arts, Crafts, & Food Festival

April 24, 2019 - April 27, 2019
Nani Mau Gardens, 421 Makalika St
Hilo, HI 96720 United States
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An island tradition for the past 25 years, the Hawaii Arts, Crafts & Food Festival, held during Merrie Monarch Week, showcases nearly 100 of the finest artisans, crafters and food vendors throughout the state and the Pacific Nations. The event will be held at Nani Mau Gardens - 421 Makalika Street in Hilo (2 miles from the Hilo Airport). Prize giveaways, music, international foods. Time: 4/24/19 (12noon-4pm), 4/25-27/19 (9am-4pm). Cost: $2; children 7 and under free. For more information, call…

Kings’ Shops Farmers Market

April 24, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

Kings’ Shops, 250 Waikoloa Beach Drive
Waikoloa, HI 96738 United States
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The Kings’ Shops Farmers Market takes place every Wednesday from 8:30 am to 2:30 pm and features locally grown fruits and vegetables, fresh jams and jellies, macadamia nuts, breads and pastries. Enjoy local entertainment by Ben Kaili from 12pm-1pm.

The Battle of Kuamoo – MERRIE MONARCH Cultural Enrichment Programs

April 24, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
‘Imiloa Astronomy Center, 600 Imiloa Pl,
Hilo, 96720
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The Battle of Kuamoʻo - 10:00am & 1:00pm Performances Kamehameha Schools Hawaiʻi High School presents The Battle of Kuamoʻo, an opera sung entirely in the Hawaiian language, which tells the story of the fateful conflict after the death of King Kamehameha between regional chief Kekuaokalani, loyal to the traditional customs and religion, and Liholiho, the new king swayed by his regent mother to end the old ways to make way for the new. Through music, traditional dance and chant the…

Ilalaole Hula Tradition – MERRIE MONARCH Cultural Enrichment Programs

April 25, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
‘Imiloa Astronomy Center, 600 Imiloa Pl,
Hilo, 96720
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Thursday, April 25 at 10:00am - ʻĪlālāʻole Hula Tradition presented by Kumu Hula Kimo Alama and Kaʻiulani Damas ʻĪlālāʻole passed away in 1965 and was the last of the nineteenth century chanters and kumu hula to have lived in the 20th century. He was very well respected in the community not only for hula and mele but also for his extensive knowledge of things Hawaiian. He had lived with Princess Ruth Keʻelikōlani as a boy while he attended the Royal…

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