About Town 9-3-13


Island Spirit celebrates ‘Meditation Month’

The Island Spirit Healing Center and Wellness spa will celebrate “Meditation Month” with special events in September.

Kathryn Miller will present a two-day Raja Yoga-style meditation workshop from 2 to 6 p.m. Sept. 14 and 15, by donation.

The spa will also celebrate World Peace Meditation from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 15.

Hooponopono workshops, with Jon Lovgren, are planned from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Monday and Sept. 20. Participants will learn to forgive themselves and others using ancient and modern techniques. Suggested donation is $25.

Meditation circles meet from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. every Wednesday. There is no cost to attend.

Call 769-5212 for more information and to register.

Island Spirit is located in Pualani Terrace, 81-6587 Mamalahoa Highway, Kealakekua.

Kailua-Kona Seniors meeting Wednesday

The Kailua-Kona Seniors meets at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hale Halawai in Kailua-Kona. A regular business meeting is planned, followed by a talk story session.

For more information, call Bev at 325-6993 or Claire at 756-5352.

Cancer support group meets Thursday

Cancer support group You’ll Never Walk Alone meets from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Thursday. Cancer survivors and co-survivors are invited to attend the group’s free meetings held the first and third Thursday of the month. Light refreshments are served.

For more information and directions, call Michele Robinson at 333-5328.

Line dancing classes start up Thursday

The next eight-week session of line dancing classes begins Thursday at the Kona United Methodist Church on Palani Road. Line Dancing at the beginner level is from 6 to 7 p.m. and for the more experienced from 7 to 8 p.m. The session cost is $35 for one class or $49 for both hours. One night drop-in fee is $7 for one class, $9 for both. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes, preferably no brand-new athletic shoes.

All ages are welcome and children younger than 12 may attend free of charge. Call Jean 328-9946, for more information.

Visually impaired meet Thursday

Beginning this month, the West Hawaii blind and low vision support group meets at 10 a.m. Thursday at Hale Halawai in Kailua-Kona. This month’s topic is assistive technology, resources and coping tricks and techniques.

For more information, call Sally at 345-7065 or visit nfb-westhi.org