(For a more complete listing of events, go to KONAWEB's Big Island Events Calendar).
February 25, 2017
JOHN KEAWE TO PERFORM AT KAILUA-KONA PUBLIC LIBRARY
In celebration of the Kailua Kona Library's 25th anniversary, John Keawe will share the history of slack key and perform some of his many compositions both instrumentally and vocally. Mr. Keawe is a multiple Na Hoku Hanohano and Hawaii Music awards recipient and a contributing artist on Hawaii's first Grammy award-winning album. This 45-minute program will begin at 2pm, and is sponsored by the Friends of the Libraries, Kona, is free to the public and is suitable for ages 5 and older. Children must be accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver. For information call: 808-327-4327 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
or visit www.folkhawaii.com.
February 25, 2017
DONKEY MILL ART CENTER'S 10th ANNUAL ART AUCTION - KAILUA-KONA
This black-tie-optional event to be held at BMW of Hawai'i, 74-5533 Loluku St., will combine live and silent auctions featuring the work of more than 80 local and international artists in a festive, upscale venue along with music, pupu, and drink. For more information, call (808) 322-3362, email email@example.com
or visit www.donkeymillartcenter.org.
February 25 & 26, 2017
TRY PADDLE! - KAILUA-KONA
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to paddle an outrigger canoe? Have you been wanting to give it a try? Here's your opportunity! Come and join us for our annual Try Paddle event. Paddles, canoe and instructor are at the ready. Just bring yourself and be ready to have fun and get a little wet! (You might even see dolphins!) For more information, call 808-896-9440, email Gharazeddine@gmail.com
or visit kaiopua.org.
February 25 and 26, 2017
SOKO 3rd ANNUAL ARTIST STUDIO TOUR
South Kona Artisans will be presenting their fine art in their studios, homes and other venues from Keauhou to Honaunau, showcasing local photography, oil and acrylic paintings, watercolors, giclee prints, cards, pottery, sculpture, jewelry, woodworking, glass, and quilts for sale. 20 artists, 10 locations. You are invited to meet local artists, view their work and see what inspires them. Time: 10 am-4pm. Free to the public. Brochure & map will be available at http://sokoartists.com, Facebook page www.facebook.com/SOKOSouthKonaArtistCollective, and at artist studios and various venues.
February 25-26, 2017
2017 LIVING AND DESIGN SHOW - SHERATON KONA RESORT
More than 40 vendor booths will exhibit their goods and services in the three-day event. From general contracting and materials to home design and decor, including fine art, the expo often features furnishings, blinds and shutters, window-tinting, kitchen countertops, cabinets and flooring, pest control PC solar and financing. Free to the public. For more information, call 808-329-1758, email firstname.lastname@example.org
or visit http://www.kona-kohala.com/.
(More events can be found on KONAWEB's Big Island Events Calendar).