Line Dancing
West Hawaii Community Health Center, 74-5214 Keanalehu Drive, 5:30 p.m., $35. Line dancing makes for good exercise for the mind and body. No partner needed. Open to beginners and experienced students. Drop-ins welcome. (konalinedancing.com)

Anna Ranch Farmers Market
65-1480 Kawaihae Road, 1 p.m., free. Peruse products that are all locally sourced and made, including organic fruits and vegetables, orchids, coffee, bread, jewelry, aprons, prepared food and more. (775-9549)


Volcano Friends Feeding Friends
The Cooper Center, 19-4030 Wright Road, Volcano, 4 p.m., free. Come eat, help, socialize, and/or donate dollars or food at a delicious and free community dinner. Volunteer dishwashers welcome. (thecoopercenter.org)


Heal Your Relationships – Heal Your Life (Kona)
Contact for location in Kailua-Kona, 6 p.m., $180. This class is for people who are struggling with patterns of arguing, withdrawing or reactivity, and anyone who wants to learn skills to create emotional safety and open communication in relationships. Practice, group sharing, home assignments, and a fun and safe environment support deep learning. Andrea Pro, Center for Nonviolent Communication trainer, will serve as facilitator. (345-0907, andrea@andreapro.com)

Hula Arts At Kilauea: Aloha Friday Program
Volcano Art Center Niaulani Campus, 11 a.m., free. Come join fiber artist and nationally recognized gourd artist Jelena Clay for a workshop on weaving Lauhala leaves, which come from the hala tree, a very special Pacific Island tree. Students will learn how to select, prepare and dye Lauhala leaves. (967-8222, info@volcanoartcenter.org)

Army-provided Free Medical Care
Keaau High School, 16-725 Keaau-Pahoa Road, 8:00 a.m., free. The Oahu-based U.S. Army Reserve will conduct a two-week readiness training mission in Keaau by providing free medical health screenings, dental services, eye exams, hearing tests and more. Free breakfast and lunch will be provided for kids. (974-6035)

Queen Liliuokalani Long Distance Outrigger Canoe Races
Kona Pier, Aug. 31-Sept. 4, contact for times and costs. The Queen Liliuokalani Long Distance Outrigger Canoe Races welcomes more than 2,500 outrigger canoe paddlers to Kona for its signature 18-mile long distance race, the world’s largest long-distance outrigger canoe race. Kai Opua Canoe Club, one of Hawaii’s oldest outrigger canoe clubs, will host crews from all over the world. Other official race events unfold throughout the holiday weekend. This event is free for spectators. (kaiopua.org, qlcanoerace.com)

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s ‘South Pacific’
Kahilu Theatre, 67-1186 Lindsey Road, 7 p.m. Aug. 31-Sept. 1, 4 p.m. Sept. 2, $31-$71. Kahilu Theatre’s artistic director, Chuck Gessert, brings the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical starring Larry Adams as Emile De Becque and Makana as Lt. Joe Cable, along with a full pit orchestra. South Pacific swept Broadway in 1949 with songs and stories of love and life that matter just as much today. (kahilutheatre.org)


Parker Ranch Scholarship Rodeo and Horse Auction
Parker Ranch Rodeo Arena, 66-1304 Mamalahoa Hwy, noon Sept. 1, 9 a.m. Sept. 2, $50/minimum contestant fee, $7/gate fee. This rodeo event is a fundraiser to provide educational scholarships for school-age children of Parker Ranch employees. Events include team roping, double mugging, bull riding, junior bull riding, wahine barrel racing, wahine breakaway roping and more. Always fun to watch is the century team roping competition, where one team member must be over the age of 50 and their combined ages must be more than 100. There will also be keiki barrel racing for participants 12 and under, as well as a calf scramble. On Sunday, the Round-Up Club, in partnership with Parker Ranch, will be hosting a live horse auction before the rodeo. (885-

Hawaiian Sunset Saturday
Coconut Grove Marketplace, 75-5809 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, 5:30 p.m., free. Celebrate Kona’s spectacular sunsets with live Hawaiian music and beautiful hula performed by the dancers of Halau Kaeaikahelelani, under the direction of kumu hula Yuki Kaea Lyons and Lily Kahelelani Lyons Dudoit. Everyone is invited to bring lawn chairs or beach mats and enjoy the evening as the sun begins its journey over the horizon. (329-5999)

Volunteer Workday At The Nature Conservancy’s Kona Hema Preserve
South Kona, slopes of Mauna Loa, 8 a.m., free. Come volunteer to work in the preserve. Tools, gloves and stories provided. The Nature Conservancy’s 8,089-acre Kona Hema Preserve protects part of an ancient koa ohia forest that spans more than 100,000 acres along the leeward coast of the Island of Hawaii. (443-5403, mjohansen@tnc.org)


Coffee & Ink Writers Group
Hawaii Tech Exchange, 259 Haili Street, 2 p.m., free. Join two hours devoted simply to writing. Bring a mug and laptop/notebook. Coffee, tea, internet and the company of other writers will be provided. All writers are welcome, whether novelists, poets, journalists, scriptwriters or bloggers. (facebook.com/groups/386589414814049)


Open Mic Night at Hilo Tavern
Hilo Town Tavern, 168 Keawe St., 8 p.m. All genres and styles welcome. Bands may also audition. (935-2171)


Duplicate Bridge Classes, Lunch and Games
The Bridge Building at Hualalai Academy, 74-4966 Kealaka‘a Street, 11:00 a.m., free. The Kona Bridge Club provides Duplicate Bridge lessons followed by lunch and an American Contract Bridge League-sanctioned game. The lessons follow the ACBL Bridge Club series and are currently using Defense in the 21st Century. Classes are structured through use of lectures with pre-dealt hands and exercises illustrating the lectures. The game has a session for beginners as well as intermediate players. (375-6821, stbrown808@gmail.com)

Fiction Book Club
Kona Stories Book Store, 78-6831 Ali‘i Drive, 6:30 p.m., $5. This group is open to everyone who has read the assigned book and wants to participate in a lively discussion. Bring a pupu or beverage to share. Participation is free with purchase. (324-0350)


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, work- shops, 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. (965-1391)

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)

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)

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)