Yoga with Emily Catey Weiss
Volcano Art Center ,Niaulani Campus, Great Room, 19-4074 Old Volcano Road,
7:30 a.m., contact for cost. Relax your body and rejuvenate your soul in this gentle and peaceful class. The focus is on stretching and releasing both physical and mental tension. Open to both beginning and intermediate students. (emilycatey@hotmail.com)


Con Con Informational Forum – LWV Hawaii County
West Hawaii Civic Center, 74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Hwy, 6 p.m., free.
The League of Women Voters Hawaii County hosts this informational forum on the upcoming Constitutional Convention amendment, which will be on the November 2018 ballot. Dr. Peter Adler moderates the event, which features speakers on both pro and con sides. (933-8683, rcmuller27@hotmail.com)


The Forest Underground – Where Fungi Are Making Magic
University of Hawaii at Hilo, Student Services Center, Room W-201, 200 .W Kawili St., 5 p.m., free. Don Hemmes, emeritus professor of biology gives a presentation. He will discuss what’s happening in the dark and hidden soil that supports the forest, as well as in the inner recesses of the leaves, stems and roots of the plants. (mellon@hawaii.edu)

Mamane Night Market
Botelho Building, Honoka‘a, 5:30 p.m., free. Door prizes, ono food, music, jewelr,y and arts and crafts. (hccoh@gmail.com)


Stained Glass Basics II: Exterior Lamp Project
Volcano Art Center, Niaulani Campus, 19-4074 Old Volcano Road, 9 a.m., $130. In this class, taught by Claudia McCall, students will take an off-the-shelf exterior light fixture and replace its existing glass with flat panels constructed during the class. Claudia will provide several patterns from which to choose, though students are welcome to bring their own ideas. Attendees are asked to wear long pants, snug-fitting gloves, covered shoes and safety glasses. Please bring a glass cutter and soldering iron if you have them. Pre-registration required. (volcanoartcenter.org)

A Woman’s Place Is…
Wainaku Executive Center, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., $35. Hear from a panel of eight successful businesswomen in celebration of the 1949 founding of American Business Women’s Association. Open to all genders. Pre-registration required. (richardkehoecpa.com/community)

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Reopening
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, 10 a.m., free. Park officials plan to open sections of the park with a day of free admission for National Public Lands Day. Opening areas include Kilauea Visitor Center, Hawaii Pacific Parks Association store, Crater Rim Trail, Sulphur Banks Trail, Crater Rim Drive to Steam Vents, Kilauea Iki Overlook and parking lot, Devastation Trail and Puu Puai, Crater Rim Drive to Keanakakoi Crater, Mauna Loa Road to Kipukapuaulu, and sections of Escape Road from Highway 11 and Chain of Craters Road. (nps.gov/havo/recovery.htm)

Peace Day Parade
Honokaa Town, 11 a.m., free. The parade will make its way through town with Taiko drummers, hula, bon dancers, cirque performers, singers, and multicultural music and exhibits. The parade ends at Honokaa County Sports Complex and culminates into the Peace Day Festival, which features food booths, a silent auction, taiko drummers, magic, community bon dancing and live music. (peacedayparade.org)

Kau Coffee Trail Run 5K. 10K & 1/2 Marathon – Wood Valley
Kau Coffee Mill, 96-2696 Wood Valley Road, 7 a.m., contact for cost. Run through fields of coffee and macadamia nuts, and forests of eucalyptus and ohia trees. Cherish the breathtaking views of the Kau coastline. Races start at Kau Coffee Mill in Wood Valley, above Pahala. (464-2696, okaukakou.org)

Hawaiian Sunset Saturdays
Coconut Grove Marketplace, 75-5809 Alii Drive, 5:30 p.m., contact for cost. 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. (historickailuavillage.com)


Beer Bites & Bocce Ball Tournament
Anna Ranch, 65-1480 Kawaihae Road, 11:30 a.m., $60/spectators, $100/players. The second annual Bocce Ball Tournament is a benefit event for the Waikoloa Dry Forest Initiative. Fabulous food, fantastic beer and friendly competition are on tap at beautiful Anna Ranch. (us.commitchange.com/events/beer-bites-and-bocce)


Hands-on History with the Kona Historical Society
Kona Historical Society, 81-6499 through 81-6519 Mamalahoa Hwy., 11 a.m., free with admission. Join a program that helps perpetuate cultural traditions and further preserve the history of Kona’s coffee industry and its pioneers. (konahistorical.org)


Nonfiction Book Club
Kona Stories Book Store, 78-6831 Alii Drive, Suite 142, 6 p.m., free with purchase or $5 donation. “SPQR – A History of Ancient Rome,” by Mary Beard, is the subject book. Read the book ahead of time and come prepared to join in a discussion. Bring a pupu or beverage to share. (konastories.com)


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 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)

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)