Kona-Kohala Chamber ‘After Hours’ Networking Event
Access Information Protected, 73-4164 Huli Koa Drive, 5 p.m., $15-$30. This Halloween-themed pau hana will feature tours of the Access Information Protected destruction and records center, and the chance to win door prizes. Enjoy delicious pupu from Lava Bowls and talk story with Chamber member businesses from all across West Hawaii. Halloween costumes are encouraged. Pre-registration required. (info@kona-kohala.com, 329-1758)

Wailoa Art Center – Community Sculptural Quilt Project
Wailoa Art Center, 200 Piopio St, 11 a.m., donations accepted. Join the “Art in the Everyday” community quilt project. The piece allows participants to contemplate the everyday, use upcycling to create awareness about waste or use their medium to communicate an everyday message. It will travel the Hawaiian Islands and the mainland. This project begins at Wailoa Art Center and will be assembled Oct. 20 at Volcano Art Center. No supplies or experience required, and all ages are welcome. (303-641-3472, lauraphelpsrogers@hotmail.com)


Overeaters Anonymous Meeting
Church of the Holy Apostles, 1407 Kapiolani St., 5 p.m., free. OA is a fellowship
of people who share a common problem with food, food disorders and food behaviors. This meeting is a 12-step study group. All are welcome who want to stop eating
compulsively. (345-2753)


Our Stories: Local Conversations in Conflict Resolution
Kahilu Theatre Foundation, Lindsey Road, 7 p.m., $40-100. West Hawaii Mediation Center will kick off its “Our Stories” speaker series with Randall Roth. Mr. Roth, co-author of the best-selling book “Broken Trust: Greed, Mismanagement & Political Manipulation at America’s Largest Charitable Trust,” will describe and discuss the controversy that surrounded the Trustees of the Bishop Estate in the late 1990s, and how he sees those events in relation to corruption in Hawaii today. (info@whmediation.org)

Roald Dahl’s ‘Willy Wonka’
Palace Theatre, 38 Haili St, Hilo, $20-30. 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2:30 p.m. Sundays, through Oct. 21, 2:30 p.m. Roald Dahl’s ‘Willy Wonka’ follows enigmatic candy manufacturer, Willy Wonka, as he stages a contest by hiding golden tickets in five of his scrumptious candy bars. (934-7010)


Citizens Climate Lobby Meeting
University of Hawaii at Hilo, 200 West Kawili Street, 10 a.m., free. Join a meeting of politicians, scientists and others who work to build the political will to address climate change. (citizensclimatelobby.org)

Pig ‘n’ Swig Benefit Event
Makae’o Pavilion, Old Kona Airport Beach Park, 5 p.m., $25-$30. This fundraising dinner event includes a pork roast ‘n’ gravy dinner, a bacon cook-off featuring local chefs, entertainment and more. This event features benefits scholarships, the Food Basket and DAS (Domestic Abuse Shelter). (konasunriserotary.org, 896-1588, konasunriserotary@gmail.com)

Halloween Journey
Kona Pacific Public Charter School, 79-7595 Mamalahoa Hwy, Kealakekua, 4 p.m.,
$10. The 18th annual Halloween Journey offers a magical journey through wooded trails, where guests will enjoy games, food, crafts and fun. Rain or shine. (322-4900, ipoc@kppcs.org)


Ohia Love Fest
Imiloa Astronomy Center, 600 Imiloa Place, 9 a.m., free. This event celebrates ohia while promoting awareness about the prevention of the spread of Rapid hi a Death. Hear about the traditional Hawaiian practice of using 20-foot ohia poles to fish. Take a 3D tour through ohia forests. In addition, there will be games, prizes, a photo booth, live music, hula, food vendors and free access to the planetarium. (rapidohiadeath.org)

Annual Taste of Hilo
Hilo Honpa Hongwanji Betsuin Sangha Hall, 398 Kilauea Ave., 1 p.m., $55-70. Sponsored by the Japanese Chamber of Commerce & Industry of Hawaii, the event features more than 30 participating restaurants, chefs, pastry chefs, bakers and beverage suppliers. Proceeds support the Hawaii Community College culinary program. (934-0177, jccih@jccih.org)


HIHS’s Mobile Spay & Neuter Waggin’ Event
Makuu Farmer’s Market, 16-2078 Keaau-Pahoa Rd, Pahoa, 7:30 a.m., contact for costs. Hawaii Island Humane Society’s new, state-of-the-art mobile spay/neuter clinic takes its surgery efforts on the road. It enables pet owners with limited financial means or transportation to fix their pets, eliminating the possibility of accidental litters that can become a community problem. (hihs.org/services/spay-neuter-waggin)

Bogeys, Bean Bags & Brew Golf Tournament
Makalei Golf Club, 72-3890 Hawaii Belt Road, noon, $45-$65. Come out for an exciting day at Makalei Golf Club. Our recreational golf tournament features 11 holes of golf, followed by a cornhole tournament. Price includes two drink tickets and a chance to win
prizes. (makalei.com/calendar)


Hospice Of Kona’s Free Estate Planning Workshop
Hospice of Kona, 75-5925 Walua Road, Suite 102, 5:30 p.m. What if you died without a will, or didn’t set up an advance directive? These and other crucial questions will be answered at the “Planning Your End of Life Decisions in Advance” workshop. Reservations recommended. (443-2936, dcanuteson@hospiceofkona.org)

Ben Franklin, 333 Kilauea Ave., 4:30-7:30 p.m., $17. This class covers a wide variety of subjects and is for students age 10 and older. Those ages 10-12 must be accompanied by an adult. A supply list will be given on each participant’s first class. (935-0005)

Kahuku Orientation Talk
Highway 11 in Kau near mile marker 70.5, 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays, 10:30 a.m. Saturdays-Sundays, free. Share in the wonders of this 116,000-acre unit of Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park. Join rangers and naturalists for 20- to 30-minute talks that will include a general overview of the park and volcanic activity update. Topics and subject matter will vary, depending on interests, and will highlight the natural, cultural and historic attributes of Kahuku. (nps.gov/havo/planyourvisit/kahuku-hikes)

Pottery Classes
Kilauea Studios, Thursdays, 10 a.m., contact for cost. Pottery classes are available for all skill levels. Wheel, hand-building, high-fire gas kilns. Lots of fun, spacious studio and beautiful setting. (799-9657, kilaueastudios@gmail.com)

West African Dance
YWCA, 145 Ululani St., Fridays, 6:45 p.m., $15. Have fun and sweat while learning West African dance, taught by Michal Anna Carrillo of Lavaroots Dance Company in Hawi. All levels and drop-ins welcome. (987-4243, lavaroots@gmail.com)

Bread Baking at the Portuguese Stone Oven
Kona Historical Society, 81-6551 Mamalahoa Hwy., Thursdays, 10 a.m., free. Kona Historical Society’s Portuguese Stone Oven is a reproduction of a typical oven used by the Portuguese immigrants who came to Kona in the 1880s. Join the process of panning the dough and baking 96 loaves. Bring your lunch and make a day of it with an oven-side picnic in the pasture. (323-3222, konahistorical.org)

Farmers Market at Hamakua Harvest
Intersection of Mamane Street and Highway 19, Sundays, 9 a.m., free. Guests can find local farmers, fresh produce, artisanal products and ono food, as well as weekly entertainment, workshops, informational booths and youth-focused activities. SNAP/ EBT purchases welcome. (896- 2151, info@hamakuaharvest.org)

Hilo Bridge Club
Eagles Club, 16-111 Opukahaia St., 12:30 p.m. Sundays, 11 a.m. Wednesdays, $5. Social bridge players are welcome to join in for duplicate bridge. (854-6147)

Hilo Farmers Market
Corner of Kamehameha Avenue and Mamo Street, 7 a.m., free. Local produce, fresh fish, vegetables, flowers, plants, baked goods and bento lunches. Local arts and crafts. (933-1000)

Hilo Sunrise Chapter – BNI Networking Meeting
Hilo Woman’s Club, 7 Lele St., Tuesdays, 7 a.m., contact for cost. This meeting is for local business professionals who value word-of-mouth marketing and are seeking to network, refer business to each other and build a better business community. (430-1787)

Kona Bridge Club Open Games
Kona Bridge Club, 74-4966 Kealakaa St., Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 1 p.m., free. All bridge players are welcome to play. (konabridge.org)

Kona Civil Air Patrol Squadron Meetings
Keahole Kona Airport, U’u St., Tuesdays, 6-8 p.m., free. The Kona CAP Squadron holds meetings for cadets ages 12-18, as well as adult senior members. (capkona@gmail.com, 329-5312)

Library Benefit Bookstore
Hilo Public Library, 300 Waianuenue Ave., Tuesdays, 11 a.m., free. All proceeds will benefit Hilo Public Library. Hardbacks are $1 and paperbacks are 50 cents. (966-4386, dalerhuber@gmail.com)

Pure Kona Green Market
Amy B. H. Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden, 82-6160 Mamalahoa Hwy, Fridays and Sundays, 9 a.m., free. Shop an all-local farmers and artists market featuring fresh, locally grown produce and a variety of local fruits, plants and keiki plants to transplant, herbs, Kona coffee, freshly prepared foods, breads, cakes and other goodies, goat cheeses, fresh-caught fish and locally grown herbs. Plus, locally crafted items, jewelry, gourds and paintings are available. There is also live music. (987-1444, facebook.com/SouthKonaGreenMarket)

Quilting and Knitting in Honokaa
North Hawaii Education and Research Center, 45-539 Plumeria St., Wednesdays, 9 a.m., contact for cost. People of any skill level, including beginners, are welcome to attend. (962-0515, greenfeljoo1@hawaii.rr.com)

West Hawaii Astronomy Club
W. M. Keck Observatory headquarters and Canada-France-Hawaii headquarters, second Tuesdays, 7:00 p.m., free. Meetings alternate between the Keck Hualalai Conference Room and the conference room at CFHT. Contact first to confirm location. (www2.keck.hawaii.edu/whac/home.html)

Zumba Gold Toning
YMCA, 300 W. Lanikaula St., Mondays, 6:30 a.m., contact for cost. This low-impact workout suitable for all levels. Get fit, get toned and get inspired. (959-6405)

Kona Men’s Group
Contact for location in South Kona, alternating Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m., contact for cost. Join a newly formed group of men dedicated to improving their lives, themselves and their relationships through authentic interaction, personal integrity and accountability, and through living their own personal mission. (freewhiteeagle@live.com, 843-224-9493)