“Top 20 things to do on the Big Island, June 22-28.”
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Each week on Thursday, we will publish a Top 20 list of things to do around the Big Island for the upcoming week. We also are ramping up our Events Calendar, which features a more comprehensive listing of happenings for the upcoming week and beyond.
Top 20 things to do on the Big Island June 22-28: KATCHAFIRE, Kona marlin tourney, Hilo Pride Weekend
The Events Calendar includes concerts, shows, entertainment, community events and outdoor/farmers markets.
“Since taking office, tackling the hard issues of housing and homelessness has been at the forefront of my Administration’s efforts,” Green said. “Unless we address the lack of affordable housing in our state head-on, the housing crisis will continue to affect the quality of life for all our communities, which is why I am pleased to be signing various bills that work to provide some solutions to help those most in need.”
Sitting in the back of a Kona restaurant on World Make Music Day, Pualani Willing and her partner were listening to local artist Hāwane Rios and Kailiwai sing original and traditional Hawaiian songs with soft rain as an accompaniment.
Road closures are scheduled in downtown Hilo on Saturday during the annual LGBTQ+ Pride Parade.
Project Hawaiʻi is urgently seeking volunteers in Hilo and Kona to help keiki stay healthy and fed this summer. Volunteers can sign up for open time slots to make lunches or snacks keiki and teens.
A new study by University of Hawai‘i researchers found that 1 out of 5 (20%) of Hawaiʻi residents have participated in the uniquely Hawaiian sport of outrigger paddling.
Hawai‘i Island police have recovered the medals and other items stolen in the recent Merrie Monarch Festival office burglary case. The stolen items were recovered during a police investigation into a criminal trespass case that resulted in two men being arrested.
Hawai’i Island police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating 34-year-old Mary Kaniho of Waimea, who was reported missing by her family.
A head-on collision that occurred Tuesday morning on Daniel K. Inouye Highway near the 26 mile-marker left three people seriously injured.
The Hawai‘i County Council on Wednesday moved forward with a measure to create a new cabinet-level agency to help the Big Island weather the storm of climate change now and for the future.
Don Aweau, who helped provide support on Kaua‘i after Hurricane Iniki in 1992, has joined the Hawai‘i Emergency Management Agency as its Executive Officer, Administrator James Barros announced Wednesday.
Winners of the Hawai‘i Coffee Association’s 14th Annual Statewide Coffee Cupping Competition and the inaugural Latte Art Throwdown were announced during the 28th Hawaii Coffee Association Conference June 15 through 17 at the Kaua‘i Beach Resort & Spa.
The first wave of boats will start the 52nd edition of the biennial Transpac race, next week on June 27.
Marlene Hamilton, 42, was reported missing on June 4. She has no permanent address, but is known to frequent Punalu‘u Beach Park and surrounding areas in Ka‘ū, according to Hawaiʻi Island police.
On May 25, 2021, Kona patrol officers responded at about 9:30 p.m. to a report of an unresponsive male lying on the ground and discovered 46-year-old Joey Richmond riddled with multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at a hospital.
Maui Economic Opportunity’s popular Teen Financial Literacy Workshop will be held in-person July 10 and 11 at MEO in Wailuku.
This new mission aims to unambiguously identify and classify about 25 Earth-like exoplanets to determine if they possess atmospheres suitable for life. The UH team will provide the sensors for that project.
The GoFundMe fundraiser has a goal of $30,000. Damages to the structure and contents are estimated at $160,000.
There are still open spots available in the following divisions: Menehune, Juniors, Girls, Open Women, Masters, Open Pro and Drop Knee Pro.