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Crivello named Kohala Officer of the Quarter
Hua weleweka blossom in a Holualoa garden. Dennis Klimke/Community Contributor
Mother and daughter duo Jan and Christa Kuivenhoven dreamt of having a dedicated shop to showcase their jewelry line, Sea Swept Hawaii, featuring high-quality wire with gemstones, natural beads and sea splendors.
GVS Transmedia Accelerator honored
A sunset is seen in Kona. Piper Haitskua/Community Contributor
Three authors to sign books at Lavender Moon
The Hawaii County Police Department is asking for the public’s help in processing court bench warrants.
Elks to raffle off a Costco card
A cactus blooms at the Makaeo Walking and Jogging path at Old Kona Airport Park. Debbi Scheid/Community Contributor
Illustrator and Hawaii Island resident Jing Jing Tsong has been selected as the 2015 National Cherry Blossom Festival Official Artist. Her work, which features vibrant compositions, combines traditional printmaking with digital techniques. Tsong created a one-of-a-kind piece exclusively for the National Cherry Blossom Festival. An annual collector’s item, this artwork will be on the official poster and various merchandise.
On Nov. 11, Hawaii News Now announced its winners of the 34th annual Hawaii International Film Festival Audience Awards. During this edition of the festival, audiences voted for favorite narrative feature, documentary feature and short film. Ballots were distributed for the screenings of every eligible film during the festival.
The Kona Palisades Artists Group will hold an open studio tour Saturday and Sunday. Nine artists will open their studios for tours and demonstrations along with the opportunity to purchase their art.
The Alohahas Improvisation Sketch Comedy Company will perform a holiday themed comedy show titled, “The Alohahas Present The Holiday Hahas.” This performance, for audiences 18 years old and older, features members of The Alohahas company in a variety of improvisation art styles and games centered around audience suggestions and participation as well as new comedy sketches written by company members. The show will also spotlight holiday song parodies and an improvised sketch involving an angry Santa, Mrs. Claus and elves.
Guest director for Aloha Performing Arts Company, Dick Hershberger has selected his cast for the American classic “Bell, Book, and Candle,” John van Druten’s award-winning romantic comedy about love and witchcraft. The play runs from Dec. 5 through 21 at the Aloha Theatre. Friday and Saturday performances are at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinees are at 2:30 p.m.