Judo club plans annual fundraiser
Hongwanji Judo Club will hold its annual all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast and market day Saturday on the grounds of the Kona Hongwanji Buddhist Temple in Kealakekua. The breakfast runs from 7 to 10 a.m. and the market day will run from 8 to 11 a.m.
The market day will include a rummage sale, plants, produce, Spam musubi, baked goods, manju and a silent auction.
Quilting group meeting in Waimea
Mauna Kea Quilters will gather from 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday in the meeting room of the Thelma Parker Memorial Library in Waimea. A show-and-tell follows the business meeting.
The group of patchwork quilters annually donates many of its creations to raise funds for worthwhile organizations in the community.
The club meets the second Saturday of every month. For more information, call Becky Parkinson at 937-2159.
Kona Amateur Radio Society meets Sunday
The Kona Amateur Radio Society meets from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the south end of Wawaloli Beach Park at the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority. All members, friends and those interested in amateur (HAM) radio are invited.
A potluck picnic with an American food theme in celebration of Independence Day will take place during the meeting, and attendees are encouraged to bring a dish to share.
For more information, contact Van NH7IT at email@example.com.
Ballroom dancers slate Sunday party
The Kona Ballroom Dance Club will host its July dance party from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Elks Club in Kailua-Kona. A donation is requested at the door.
The nonprofit club’s mission is to promote dance in the community. Lessons in many styles of dance and workshops with professional instructors are offered.
For more information or directions to the site, call Joanna or Franz at 326-9190 or Trisha at 325-2245.
Kokua Kailua scheduled for Sunday
Historic Kailua Village invites visitors and residents to stroll oceanfront Alii Drive, shop and dine during its monthly Kokua Kailua scheduled for 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday.
Free entertainment on the lawn at Hulihee Palace begins at 4 p.m.
The Kokua Kailua Village Stroll is sponsored by the Kailua Village Business Improvement District, Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce, Destination Kona Coast, Kailua Village Merchants Association, Hulihee Palace, West Hawaii Today and Pacific Radio Group.
National park hosts cultural festival
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park hosts its 32nd annual cultural festival from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
The event promotes the importance and understanding of hula kahiko, traditional arts and crafts and contemporary Hawaiian music. The festival will be presented at the park’s Kahua Hula, traditional hula platform, at Kaauea, near Volcano Art Center.
“We invite everyone to celebrate what truly makes Hawaii Volcanoes National Park so special: the ever-present spirit of aloha of the Hawaiian people and culture so deeply connected to this sacred land of powerful geology and diverse and unique ecology,” said Park Ranger Joni Mae Makuakane-Jarrell.
Kumu hula and members of several halau hula will share their knowledge of hula kahiko, including chants, costumes, implements and adornments.
Park entrance fees are waived all day.
For more information, visit nps.gov/havo or call 985-6011.