Community Calendar

Prepared for North Hawaii News by the Waimea Community Association

3RD WAIMEA “ALL SCHOOLS ART EXHIBIT AT KAHILU THEATRE:” On display now through June 30 in the theater’s galleries. The multi-media exhibit features art by students, families, faculty and staff of all Waimea schools following a “Malama Honua” theme. The public may view the exhibit Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and prior to and during theater events and performances.

“SPLASH OF COLOR” ART EXHIBIT/RECEPTION: 5 to 8 p.m., Friday, May 15, Piko Hale Artisan and Fine Art Gallery in Honokaa. Featuring gourd artist, Paula Cairns, and Ilmar Reinvald, architectural watercolorist. The free public event will include slack-key music by Kiyoshi Najita. For more information call 775-1966.

WAIKOLOA MEETING TO DISCUSS GENERAL PLAN REVISION: 6:15 to 8:15 p.m., Friday, May 15, Waikoloa School cafeteria. Co-sponsored by Waikoloa Community Development Corp., Friends of the Library-Waikoloa Region, Waikoloa Village Association and Waikoloa Seniors. The public is invited to this brainstorming session to share ideas, insights and viewpoints related to the County Planning Department’s revision of the General Plan. For more information call Lisa Yee at 883-9377.

WAIMEA OUTDOOR CIRCLE ANNUAL LUNCHEON: 11:30 a.m., Saturday, May 16, Waiki’i Ranch Clubhouse. The public is invited to learn about the Circle, its history, accomplishments and mission at the annual luncheon A buffet will be provided by Red Water Café, special guests to talk about Blue Zones North Hawaii and a short WOC meeting and election of officers for 2015-2016. Lunch is $35 per person. To RSVP call 443-4482 or email [email protected]

“BOOGIE, BIDS AND BITES” FUNDRAISER: 5 to 9 p.m., Saturday, May 16, Historic Honokaa Club. The event will include dancing, a silent auction, food and entertainment by the Mamane Street Music Club. The fundraiser will benefit the Hamakua Youth Foundation and it’s mission to create youth-centered programs for Hamakua and Waimea children and teens, including the Center’s free after-school drop-in program with tutoring, homework help, computer access, daily meals and cultural activities in a safe, family-style environment. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students, available at Taro Patch Gifts or at the door. For information on the auction items go to www.hamakuayouthcenter.org/AuctionItems2015.html or call Diane Scheurell at 769-4637.

PATO BANTON & THE NOW GENERATION HAWAII TOUR 2015: 7 p.m., Saturday, May 16, People’s Theatre in Honokaa. International reggae superstar Pato Banton brings his positive energy and five-piece band to the big stage for a lively performance that will keep fans on their dancing feet. Many consider his message food for the mind and soul. Tickets are $15 for adults in advance and $5 for students and seniors, or $20 for adults and $10 for students and senior at the door. For more information go to honokaapeople.com.

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