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The Island of Hawaii is the youngest and largest island in the Hawaiian chain. Nearly twice as big as all of the other Hawaiian Islands combined (hence, it’s nickname, “The Big Island”), its sheer size is awe-inspiring. 

Kauai Approx 1 hr (direct from Kona)
Oahu Approx 45 min (direct from Kona)
Molokai Approx 1 hr 20 min
Lanai Approx 1 hr 30 min
Maui Approx 40 min (direct from Kona)
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Enterprise Rent-A-Car - Island of Hawaii
74-5583 Luhia St
Please email Nathan below
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
Summary

Looking to rent a car for an upcoming vacation or business trip? At Enterprise Rent-A-Car we make renting a car seamless so you can get right on your way. Part of the world’s largest fleet with over 1.7 million vehicles, and with 7,600 neighborhood and airport branches in over 85 countries, you are sure to find the right vehicle no matter where your destination is located.

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Mass hula fills Lili`uokalani Gardens
Hawaii

He Hali`a Aloha No Lili`uokalani

Occurs on: Saturday, September 8, 2018, 10:00am - 3:00pm
Summary

He Hali`a Aoha No Lili`uokalani is an annual day-long festival in honor of the Queen's birthday. Held in historic Lili`uokalani Gardens on Banyan Drive in Hilo, the free event features free family fun with craft and lei demonstrations, Hawaiian games, childrens games and activities, Hawaiian [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Bert Mukai
  • Contact Organization: County of Hawaii
Event flyer
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One Lucid Dream; A Retrospective of Art Work by Ken Charon

Occurs between: Saturday, September 22, 2018 - Saturday, October 6, 2018, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Summary

Big Island artist, Ken Charon began his career 40 years ago with an artistic expedition from his home in Paris, France to the Seychelle Islands in 1978. In 1984 he came to Hawaii Island and established his home and studio, the Art Farm, in the rainforest near Kurtistown. Since then, Ken has been a [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Emily Weiss
  • Contact Organization: Volcano Art Center
Hawaii

Rodgers and Hammerstein's South Pacific

Occurs between: Friday, August 31, 2018 - Sunday, September 2, 2018
Summary

Kahilu Theatre's Artistic Director, Chuck Gessert, will bring to Waimea the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical with a great mix of stage talent including Larry Adams as Emile De Becque and Makana as Lt. Joe Cable and a full pit orchestra. South Pacific swept Broadway in 1949 with songs and stories of [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Kahilu Theatre
  • Contact Organization: Kahilu Theatre Foundation
Members of the west Hawai'i County Band
Hawaii

West Hawai'i County Band in Concert

Occurs on: Friday, August 17, 2018, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Summary

The West Hawai'i County Band will present an hour of band music selected from the band's extensive repertoire including jazz tunes, marches, film music, classical and traditional Hawaiian music. The band is comprised of over 20 local musicians from all walks of life. The West Hawai’i County Band [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Al
  • Contact Organization: West Hawai'i County Band
Hawaii

Big Island Road Runners Hilo Bay 5 & 10K

Occurs on: Sunday, September 9, 2018, 7:30am - 10:00am
Summary

This is BIRR’s longest running event. Originally held at Coconut Island, the race was moved to Reed’s Bay a few years ago after completion of the park because of better parking and facilities at the start. The route for both races includes Liliuokalani Park and Hilo Bayfront, on a basically [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: David Cotter
  • Contact Organization: Big Island Road Runners
Hawaii

Gatewood & Amemiya Art Exhibition

Occurs between: Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - Friday, August 31, 2018, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Summary

East Hawaii Cultural Center/HMOCA's will feature abstract paintings from Lamerol Gatewood's Energy Series and Hilo's own Clayton Amemiya with his wood fired ceramics for the entire month of August! JOIN US FOR THE OPENING RECEPTION ON AUGUST 3RD AT 6PM (First Friday). Exhibition is available to [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Monique Ortiz
  • Contact Organization: East Hawaii Cultural Center/HMOCA
2nd Annual Big Island Blues Festival
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Big Island Blues Festival (2nd Annual)

Occurs on: Saturday, September 8, 2018, 4:00pm - 10:00pm
Summary

We are excited to announce the 2nd Annual Big Island Blues Festival!!! Where there will be something for everyone to enjoy - from Great Original Blues Music, Local Brews, Unique Vendors, to Delicious BBQ Food and More! This years wonderful event will takes place on Saturday September 8th in [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Zack Kuyten
  • Contact Organization: Off The Grid Productions
2019 Festival Art
Hawaii

Waimea Ocean Film Festival

Occurs between: Tuesday, January 1, 2019 - Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Summary

The 2019 annual Waimea Ocean Film Festival (Waimea Film) kicks off the new year January 1-9, in Waimea, as well as The Fairmont Orchid, Hawai‘i, Mauna Kea Resort and Four Seasons Resort Hualalai. Festival passes are available online starting July 11, 2018 at www.waimeaoceanfilm.org with extra [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Tania Howard
  • Contact Organization: Waimea Ocean Film Festival
The evening Taste gala offers pasture-raised meats prepared by local chefs.
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Taste of the Hawaiian Range Agriculture Festival & Gala

Occurs on: Saturday, September 29, 2018, 9:00am - 7:30pm
Summary

The 2018 Taste offers outdoor agricultural-themed fun and educational activities 9 a.m.-3 p.m. before culminating with a 5:30-7:30 p.m. tasting event showcasing locally produced food at the MOC hall. Daytime fun includes agricultural-themed exhibits and activities, local product vendor booths and [...]

Contact Info
  • Contact Name: Gina
  • Contact Organization: Taste of the Hawaian Range