Archive for "November, 2017"

The Emily T Gail Show, aka “Emily T. Gail Talks Story”

Big Island

The Emily T Gail Show, aka “Emily T. Gail Talks Story” show is available at www.EmilyTGailTalkStory.podomatic.com  online 24/7 and via https://www.facebook.com/emilytgailtalkstory/ and a free iTunes podcast. Emily “talks story​”​ ​about sports, recreation and community events in communities where Emily is involved: Island of Hawai`i and Detroit, her home town.  Sponsored by Aloha Big Island Visitor Guide, this month Emily talks with Wes Wailehua, Aloha Section PGA and Foundation about the Mauna Lani Resort Hawai`i State Open Dec. 15-17, one of Hawai`i’s most prestigious and oldest tournaments for professionals and amateurs. Also this month Greg McLaughlin, President, PGA TOUR Champions talks about the Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai January 16-20, coming to the Big Island for the 22nd year, the Rotary Club of Kona organizing the volunteer effort and the monies raised for the Rotary Club of Kona Community Foundation, Big Island Junior Golf, and the Daniel R Sayre Foundation and much more. Contact Emily at (808) 896-6780 or [email protected].

Festival of Lights

Kauai

Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays throughout December: 
Festival of Lights. 
See the Festival of Lights every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evening with Santa and Mrs. Claus.  The Festival of Lights interior display of Auntie Josie’s creations and the dazzling creations crafted by Kaua`i artisans.  Historic County Building, 496 Rice Street, Lihue.  6 to 8 p.m.  Free event.  For information call (808) 639-8564 or visit http://kauaifestivaloflights.com/.

Hanapepe Friday Night Festival & Art Walk

Kauai

Friday Evenings: 
Hanapepe Friday Night Festival & Art Walk.
  Stroll through the many art galleries in historic Old Town Hanapepe and meet the local artists from 6 to 9 p.m.  Enjoy shopping at local vendors, several restaurants, art galleries, stilt walkers, classic cars, live music and entertainment.  For information call (808) 335-6469.

Slack Key Guitar Concerts

Kauai

Friday Afternoons:
Slack Key Guitar Concerts
.  Traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar and `ukulele concerts. December 1 – Honoring Keli`i Mawae of Molokai; December 8 – Heart of Slack Key; December 15 – Ahupua`a,- Island to the Sea; December 22 – Slack Key Tour of the Islands; December 29 – Legends of Slack Key.  Free gift drawing.  Award winning traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar and ukulele concerts featuring songs and stories telling its history.  Tickets $25 general admission, $20 Ages 13-19 & over 50, keiki under 5 free.  A portion of the proceeds support the Hale Halawai Ohana `O Hanalei.  Hanalei Family Community Center, 5-5299 Kuhio Hwy, Hanalei.  4 to 6 p.m.  For information and reservations call (808) 826-1469 or visit http://www.mcmasterslackkey.com/.

Holualoa Music and Light Festival

Big Island

Saturday, December 2: 
Holualoa Music and Light Festival. 
Witness the lighting of the town Christmas tree, listen to musicians perform Christmas music thru the evening at stages around the village, and receive treats from the galleries and shops in this charming little artists’ colony in the middle of Kona coffee country. Santa will show up too! For information, call Holualoa Village Assn. at (808) 322-8484, or visit www.holualoahawaii.com.

“For Love of Country – Building Our Future” Opening Gala: Pacific Aviation Museum

Oahu

Saturday, December 2:
“For Love of Country – Building Our Future” Opening Gala:  Pacific Aviation Museum.
  The Museum will celebrate its 11th anniversary. Gala will include cocktails, dinner, entertainment, and auction. Guests will get a first look at newly restored aircraft fresh out of Lt. Ted Shealy’s Restoration Shop. Pacific Aviation Museum, 319 Lexington Blvd., Honolulu. 6 to 10 p.m. For more Information, to sponsor tables and purchase tickets, call (808) 441-1006, email [email protected], or visit www.PacificAviationMuseum.org.

Annual Canada-France-Hawai`i Telescope Stargazing Party – Waimea

Big Island

Saturday, December 2:
Annual Canada-France-Hawai`i Telescope Stargazing Party – Waimea. 
Right after the Waimea Christmas Twilight Parade from approximately 7 to 9 p.m., CFHT will host its annual stargazing party, with telescopes, hot beverages, keiki activities, and an opportunity to talk to the astronomers. Members of the West Hawai’i Astronomy Club will also be there with telescopes.  CFHT front lawn, 65-1238 Mamalahoa Hwy, Waimea. Free to the public. For information, call (808) 885-3121 or email [email protected].

Twilight Christmas Parade – Waimea

Big Island

Saturday, December 2: 
Twilight Christmas Parade – Waimea.
  Starting at Church Row, and ending at Waimea Town Park. Visit with Santa at the Parker Ranch Center, 67-1175 Hawai`i Belt Rd., Waimea, immediately after the parade and have a free picture taken with him. There will be goody bags for all children, while supplies last. Charitable donations will be accepted to benefit the Waimea Lions Club and North Hawai`i Hospice.  5:30 p.m.

KISS Concert: Songs of the Season

Kauai

Friday, December 2:
KISS Concert:  Songs of the Season.
  Delight in the spirit and music of the season with Kaua`i Island Singers Showcase. Enjoy a warm, intimate evening of Christmas songs with 12 inspired singers singing holiday classics.   All Saints Church, 1065 Kuhio Highway, Kapa`a. 7 to 8:30 p.m.  Free admission.  For information call (808) 822-0545.

Lights on Rice Street Parade and Christmas Craft Fair

Kauai

Friday, December 2: 
Lights on Rice Street Parade and Christmas Craft Fair.
Fun Parade with the community lighting up themselves or their vehicles to celebrate the arrival of the Holiday Season. Parade starts when the Festival of Lights (at the Historic County Building) lights up at 6 p.m. Parade route begins at the Vidinha Stadium and travels up Rice Street to the Historic County Building. There is also a craft fair at the Kaua`i Museum that lasts all day from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. with food vendors; the museum will be open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  The Kaua`i Museum, 4428 Rice St., Lihue.  For information on the parade, call (808) 639-3571. For information on the craft fair, call (808) 245-6931 or visit http://www.kauaimuseum.org/.