Hilo Calendar of Events

What is going on in Hilo

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There are lots of events and activities going on in Hilo, Hawaii. A link to a monthly calendar of events in and nearby Hilo, Hawaii is below created each month. Events planned for future months and re-occuring events are listed on this page. The times and location of events may change so it is best to verify the event before attending.

**If you have events you want posted, email them to hiloliving@yahoo.com**





Merrie Monarch Hula Festival April 5 - 11 Merrie Monarch schedule here

Hilo Lei Day Festival at Kalakaua Park 10:00 am - 3:00 pm May 1

Kauluwehi Lei Contest at the Wailoa Center 5-7PM May 1st
Everyone is encouraged to enter a lei in the contest. Intake will take place on April 30th between 3 and 6PM at the Division of Forestry and Wildlife. Online entry forms here (at the bottom of the page). For more information contact Anya Tagawa (Kauluwehi Lei Contest Coordinator) at (808) 443-4245.

Great Leaps Dance Concert at UHH Performing Arts Center May 2

The UH Hilo Jazz Orchestra at UHH Performing Arts Center May 7




Hilo Farmer's Market is open every day 7AM-4PM downtown and has numerous special events and performances. Every Wednesday and Saturday 6AM-4PM over 200 local farmers and craftsman fill the market. Check their website for the Second-hand Sundays and Market Music schedules.

Planetarium Shows daily and special evening shows at 'Imiloa Astronomy Center

Check out Puna Happenings

A Hilo Running group meets every Wednesday at 5:00pm and every Saturday at 6:30. They start and end the run from the Big Island Running Company on Hilo Bayfront at 308 Kamehameha Ave, Suite 105 - two doors down from Cafe Pesto. Runners and walkers of all levels are welcome.

Basically Books in downtown Hilo upcoming events

Carnaval SAMBA Dance Class with Lisa Dixon Mondays & Thursdays 6-7:30PM at the Elks 150 Kinoole Street in Hilo. Contact lisasambista@gmail.com with questions.

Pop Fit H.I.I.T (High Intensity Interval workout dance class) Every Thursday at 6:00 pm for one hour in the Kress building in downtown Hilo (go through the entrance facing Bayfront and head toward the stage). A
fun way to get healthy for only $3 per class. Contact Laie mz.laieikawai@gmail.com with any questions.

Kino'ole Farmers Market every Saturday 7AM-Noon 1900 Kino'ole Street

East Hawaii Culture Center ongoing classes and workshops: painting, life drawing, weaving, floral arts, mask making, guitar, uke, and vocal classes, keiki art and performing classes. Check the schedule EHCC

Hilo Photography Club meets on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at Kamana Senior Center in Hilo

Hilo Orchid Society meets 2nd Saturday of every month at Kamana Senior Center in Hilo

Bonsai Workshops- 2nd Saturday of every month at Fuku-Bonsai Cultural Center in Kurtistown. Call (808) 982-9882 or visit www.fukubonsai.com

Farmer's Market 1st Friday of every month at EHCC

The American Association of University Women meet every Wednesday at 11:15 until May. The group has a luncheon at the Hawaii Community College which supports the culinary arts program training. The group meets at the Bamboo Hale, on the side of the main dining hall, on campus (you can enter from the outside). The approximate cost of the 3-course lunch with tip is $20. Each week is a different international theme and there is always a speaker with a short presentation after lunch. For more information or to make a reservation with the group contact Erica at carrie1@hawaii.rr.com.

Osho's Active Meditation Class with Shola every Friday 4:30-6PM 239 Haili Street Hawaii Naturopathic Retreat Center 933-4400, $15 class

Hui Okinawa Kobudo Taiko contact Troy Sakihara at (808) 756-2630 or troy_w3@hotmail.com

Samadhi Fitness - Dance your way to enlightenment through unique fusion of global dance, yoga, and breath work in a 75 minute intense class at Kalani Oceanside Retreat - Tueday and Friday 8:45AM in the Emax. Call Daina for details 1-804-366-0503

Buddhist meditation classes twice monthly - Sundays at 4PM Volcano Art Center- Email joyfulpath@aol.com

Permaculture Classes -one month onsite classes on a permaculture farm

Exercise and Bootcamp at Cross Fit Big Island in Hilo

Yoga classes at Warrior Won School of Yoga - Try Yoga with a live DJ Wednesday nights at 6:45PM

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Hula Girl at Merrie Monarch April 1, 2008

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