Roland Maurer, also known as Ohrlando, and his wife, Ursula Hesse, as part of the ensemble’s 2014-15 chamber music series will offer a special musical gift to the community: European salon tunes of the 19th and 20th century — a classical program with waltzes, polkas, dances, opera phantasies and more. Maurer will perform on oboe, bassoon and saxophone and Hesse on piano.
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Kona Jazz Experience is back with two nights of jazz this holiday season, sponsored by Aloha Hills Coffee, an award winning company located in Captain Cook. On Saturdays, Dec. 27 and Jan. 10, at the Aloha Theatre in Kainaliu. The events begin at 7:30 p.m., with proceeds benefiting Aloha Performing Arts Company.
The Waimea Arts Council’s Firehouse Gallery will host its annual “New Artists” show from Jan. 7 through 27. The show introduces artists to the community who are new to the council, but are accomplished in their arts. A reception will be held From 5 to 7 p.m. Jan. 10.
Christmas concert slated Sunday
A bromeliad blooms in Waikoloa Village. Susan Stewart/Community Contributor
Camp Tarawa Detachment meeting planned
Center Stage Dance Studio presents an original dance film “The Road to Awe,” directed by 23-year-old local filmmaker Jesse Tunison, Saturday at the Palace Theater in downtown Hilo.
Maui music superstar Willie K and comedian Rodney Villanueva are teaming up for a magical holiday experience, “O Holy Night,” tonight in the Crown Room at the Hawaii Naniloa Hotel in Hilo.
The sun reflects off the surface of the tide pool often referred to as “Keiki Pond” behind Kona Bay Estates. Patricia Cangemi/Community Contributor
Habitat for Humanity needs volunteers this week
A butterfly rests on a branch in South Kona. Chante Bovee/Community Contributor
Mulch loading available every day in Kealekehe
Innovations fifth- and sixth-graders presented their learning of the history of the American Revolution through song, dance and dramatic interpretation in a performing arts production titled “Perspectives of the American Revolution.”
Cynthia Tai, Hawaii County deputy prosecuting attorney, provided a Junior Judges presentation to Kealakehe Elementary third-graders Nov. 21. Two classes were selected as participants in the Junior Judges program, which covered the importance of why cheating, destroying property, bullying, teasing, stealing, drugs and alcohol are all bad choices. Tai also encouraged the children to dream big and explained how everyone can make their dreams come true by studying and pursuing their dreams. She shared how she worked in the International Criminal Court in the Netherlands for six years before returning to Hawaii to continue her career. Special to West Hawaii Today
Onizuka Science Day announced