SCHOLARSHIP FUNDRAISING KUHIO BALL: 5:30 to 10 p.m., Thursday, March 26, Kuhio Hale (Hawaiian Homes Hall). Sponsored by the Waimea Hawaiian Homesteaders Association (WHHA), the event will honor Prince Kuhio’s contributions to Hawaiian people and lands and the beauty of the Holoku, with proceeds going to the WHHA scholarship fund for education. The event includes a silent auction, pupu, dinner, entertainment and ballroom dance instruction. A holok/holomu‘u, tux/suit and or aloha attire is required. Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the door. For more information and to purchase tickets contact Tricia Hodson at 960-2648, Kumu Micah Kamohoalii at 960-1900, or [email protected] or go to www.waimeahomestead.org.
STANFORD CHAMBER CHORALE HAWAII ISLAND PREMIERE: 7 p.m., Friday, March 27, Kahilu Theatre. The 24-member Stanford Chamber Chorale, directed by Stephen M. Sano, will perform in concert featuring Stanford University students. Works will range from Gregorian Chant to newly-composed works, Hawaiian part-song, folk songs and spirituals. Tickets are $5 to $20 per person and can be purchased online at www.kahilutheatre.org, by calling 885-6868, or at the Kahilu Theatre Box Office Mondays through Fridays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
MONTHLY STREAM TRAIL WALK: 9 to 9:45 a.m., Saturday, March 28. Dietitian and certified diabetes educator Vivienne Aronowitz will lead this month’s “Walk and Talk” hike along the Stream Trail in Waimea. The group will meet at Waimea Nature Park behind the Canada France Headquarters on Mamalahoa Hwy. The next walk will be April 25. For questions call Vivienne at 936-9001.
LAVAMAN WAIKOLOA TRIATHLON: 7:30 a.m., Sunday, March 29, Waikoloa Beach Resort. The triathlon begins with a 1.5k swim at Anaeho’omalu Bay, followed by a 40k bike ride on the Queen Kaahumanu Highway and a 10k run through the resort’s hotel grounds and lava fields, ending on the beach. The event is a major fundraiser for Team in Training as well as local area non-profit organizations. For more information call 329-9718 or go to www.lavamantriathlon.com.
BOYD BOND HISTORICAL TALK STORY: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Monday, March 30, North Hawaii Library. Bond’s third and final talk will discuss Kamehameha’s reign during transition. He is a sixth generation descendent of early western settlers in Hawaii. The talk is free and all are welcome. For more information call 889-6655.