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4 | FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2016 BIG ISLAND ENTERTAINMENT SCENE | WEST HAWAII TODAY ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT Shows & events West Hawaii County Band performs The West Hawaii County Band, a 20-piece civic band, will celebrate the Kona Coffee Cultural Festival with a half-hour “November Harvest” concert this evening at Hale Halawai. The 7 p.m. concert will feature music selected from the band’s repertoire including marches, polkas, jazz, film scores, classical music and Hawaiian traditional tunes. A $3 festival button is required. The band’s previously scheduled free monthly concert, slated Nov. 18, has been canceled. Following tonight’s performance, the band next performs Dec. 9 in Kailua-Kona. Info: www. westhawaiiband.com Kohala Aina Festival Saturday in Kapaau The Kohala Aina Festival, an annual benefit concert and celebration of local harvest, small farmers, and the movement for islandwide food sovereignty, will be held Saturday at Inhabit Farms in North Kohala. Gates open at 12:30 p.m. and the event, which runs 1-10 p.m., will feature a lineup of international and local musicians, educational workshops, a locally grown Hawaiian style feast, local, organic food vendors, and several family friendly keiki activities. This is a family friendly, and drug- and alcohol-free event. Nahko and Medicine for the People, Tubby Love and Hawane Rios will perform, in addition to OKA, Paula Fuga, Paul Izak and Kaahele. Tickets are $45 in advance, $50 at the door, and children 12 and under are admitted free. The benefit supports the nonprofit Hawaii Institute of Pacific Agriculture’s three core pillars of programming: Residential farmer trainings, youth education, and community events and workshops held throughout the year. Info: hipagriculture.org/ events/kohalaaina. John Keawe to perform at library Award-winning slack key guitarist and composer John Keawe will perform Wednesday at the Kealakekua Public Library. The free concert starts at 5:30 p.m. Info: 323-7585. New museum to be unveiled at HVNP Hawaii Volcanoes National Park will unveil a new museum that will house items from the park’s vast museum collection of more than 1.5 million objects Tuesday evening. HVNP Chief of Cultural Resources Laura Carter Schuster will reveal the history and highlights of this vast collection, and plans for exhibiting the objects in the original 1932 park Administration Building, formally a lodging facility called the Ohia Wing, at 7 p.m. in the Kilauea Visitor Center Auditorium. This After Dark in the Park presentation is free, however, a suggested $2 donation supports park educational programs. ‘Lehua Love’ raises funds for Hawaii Forest Institute Kona artist Cassy White has partnered with Kepola Design House to launch a clothing collection inspired by the ohia lehua, which is being impacted by rapid ohia death. In order to generate awareness for this important issue, the two designers are hosting a party dubbed “Lehua Love.” The evening will feature locally inspired fashion, live music, entertainment, door prizes, and cuisine presented from 6-10 p.m. Nov. 18 at Daylight Mind Coffee Co. in Kailua-Kona. Proceeds from the clothing line, sponsorships, and door charge will go to Hawaii Forest Institute, a nonprofit dedicated to maintaining a healthy native ecosystem. Tickets for the event will be available at the door for $5. Info: cassy@ cassywhiteart.com. SKEA benefit auction next weekend The Society for Kona’s Education and Art will hold its annual November benefit auction, “Holiday Dazzle,” on Nov. 19. The 5-8 p.m. event at the Honaunau nonprofit will feature live music with jazz guitarist Curt Warren, heavy pupu, beer, wine and beverages, and live and silent auctions. Tickets are $50 in advance and $55 at the door. Info: 328-9392, skea@ hawaii.rr.com. INCLUDES TWO-PERSON SHARED CART Cool, gentle winds with rolling fairways. Scenic beauty 2200 feet above the ocean blue. bigislandcountryclub.com 71-1420 Mamalahoa Highway, Kailua-Kona Highway 190 at Mile Marker 20 BEST PRICES MAY BE FOUND AT Pro Shop 808-325-5044 $55 Residents before 12pm $45 Residents after 12pm $79 Visitors after 12pm $95 Visitors before 12pm 21 PASSENGER RIB CHARTER BOAT This nicely outfi tted 32’ RIB charter vessel is U.S. Coast Guard certifi ed for 21 passengers and perfect for marine mammal adventures, manta ray trips, snorkeling or coastal charters. Comfortable padded seating with overhead shade top. Welded aluminum dive ladder. Twin 2012 Honda 250 horsepower outboards and heavy duty trailer complete this money-making package. Asking $130,000 or Best Offer Visit www.pacifi cboatsales.com for more photos and information, or call 329-4066 Continued on page 5 ➠


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