Hilo Calendar of Events

What is going on in Hilo

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There are lots of events and activities going on in Hilo, Hawaii.The times and location of events may change so it is best to verify the event before attending.

**If you have events you want posted, email them to hiloliving@yahoo.com**


Global MetaPhysics of Abstraction Exhibit at the East Hawaii Cultural Center February 1-22

Augie T's Last Stand at the Palace Theater February 2, 7PM

Chinese New Year celebration at Prince Kuhio Plaza Hilo on Feb 9 10AM-2PM

Volcano; 2018 Eruption in Puna at the Palace Theater February 13, 7PM

Tomas Kubinek: Certified Lunatic and Master of the Impossible at the UH Hilo Performing Arts Center February 13 at 7:30PM

The Makaha Sons at the Palace Theater February 16, 7PM

Jazz Night at the Palace Theater February 21, 6PM

Presentation on Japanese bamboo flutes by Marco Lienhard at Aikido of Hilo 29 Shipman St #106 February 23, 4-6PM call 935-2454

The Henrik Maneuver at the Palace Theater February 23, 7PM

The Vagina Monologues at the East Hawaii Cultural Center February 22-23 7PM

Jacob Jonas The Company at the UH Hilo Performing Arts Center March 2 at 7:30PM

On Ensemble at the UH Hilo Performing Arts Center March 7 at 7:30PM

Hilo Mo`oheau Park Concert Schedule March 9 at Noon

Six String Fling at the Palace Theater March 15, 7PM

Bruce Meyer's Magic Camp at the Palace Theater March 19-22 11AM-2PM

RENT at the UH Hilo Performing Arts Center Weekends from April 5-14

Merrie Monarch Hula Festival April 21- 27

Spring 2019 Great Leaps Dance Concert at the UH Hilo Performing Arts Center May 1-2 at 7:30PM

We Sing the Spring: That 70's Show at the UH Hilo Performing Arts Center May 5 at 2:00PM

Mother's Day craft fair at Prince Kuhio Plaza May 10-12 10AM-6PM

Big Island Taiko Festival at the UH Hilo Performing Arts Center June 8-9

Kalani Pe'a at the Palace Theater June 22, 7PM


Hilo Farmer's Market is open every day 7AM-4PM downtown and has numerous special events and performances. Every Wednesday and Saturday 6AM-4PM over 200 local farmers and craftsman fill the market. Check their website for the Second-hand Sundays and Market Music schedules.

Planetarium Shows daily and special evening shows at 'Imiloa Astronomy Center

Check out Puna Happenings

Hilo Woman's Club is a community service organization committed to assisting and educating its members in the areas of civic and personal interest. The club has regular meetings and special events.

Hawaii Creative Retreats Studio 614 Kilauea Ave Suite 103 #25, Hilo offers monthly classes.

Wainaku Wednesday!  Relax with friends after work on the lanai while enjoying the panoramic view of Hilo Bay every Wednesday 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. Free admission, live music, cocktails & pupus available for purchase. Parking is limited. Wainaku Executive Center is located at 26-238 Hawaii Belt Rd., Hilo. For information call (808) 365-5380.

A Hilo Running group meets every Wednesday at 5:00pm and every Saturday at 6:30. They start and end the run from the Big Island Running Company on Hilo Bayfront at 308 Kamehameha Ave, Suite 105 - two doors down from Cafe Pesto. Runners and walkers of all levels are welcome. For more info visit here.

Art Classes at One Gallery 186 Kamehameha Ave. (on the bay front) For more info visit here or call 808-961-2787.

Aikido for Adults & Teens Beginners learn aikido for health and fitness: stretch, strengthen, and learn self-defense skills in a friendly atmosphere. Classes at Aikido of Hilo 29 Shipman St.#203 downtown Hilo across from the Armory: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday at 6:00pm; Wednesday morning class at 9:00 and Sunday at 4:45pm. Individuals $60 per month; Families $90 and College Students $45 per mo. For more info visit here or contact: Barbara Klein AikidoOfHilo@gmailcom 935-2454

Hilo Ocean Adventures (1717 Kamehameha Ave across from Ken’s House of Pancakes 808-934-8344) recently started Dive Club - free to join and connecting people in the community looking for dive buddies, beach and ocean clean up events.  Pool rental slots are available for their indoor heated pool.  Time slots are 30 min each in packages of 4, 8, and 12. Contact them for information on package prices and their Aqua Fitness Classes.

Basically Books in downtown Hilo upcoming events

Kino'ole Farmers Market every Saturday 7AM-Noon 1900 Kino'ole Street

Hilo Orchid Society meets 2nd Saturday of every month at Kamana Senior Center in Hilo

Bonsai Workshops at Fuku-Bonsai Cultural Center in Kurtistown. Call (808) 982-9882 or visit here

Programs and classes at East Hawaii Cultural Center on 141 Kalakaua Street in Hilo.

Create your own TV shows with Nā Leo ʻO Hawaiʻi Video Production Training. Nā Leo ʻO Hawaiʻi, will help you put together your television show and broadcast it on cable channel 53 or 54. Nā Leo ʻO Hawaiʻi offers classes in basic video production, camera operation, editing, lighting and studio production. A minimal charge applies for the training, but once you’re a certified producer at Nā Leo O Hawaiʻi, use of the television equipment and facilities are FREE!
The first class, Orientation (normally 2 hours), is held on the first Wednesday of every month at 5:30 p.m. in Hilo and Kona. Additional classes including Video Production Basics, Camera Basics, Non-Linear Editing I and Non-Linear Editing II are scheduled at the Orientation class by consensus of the class. They have Final Cut Pro on Macs and Adobe Premiere on Windows machines.
Nā Leo ʻO Hawaiʻi is located at 91 Mohouli St. in Hilo 808-935.8874

Osho's Active Meditation Class with Shola every Friday 4:30-6PM 239 Haili Street Hawaii Naturopathic Retreat Center 933-4400, $15 class

Permaculture Classes -one month onsite classes on a permaculture farm

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Hula Girl at Merrie Monarch April 1, 2008

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