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❖ H A P P E N I N G S ❖ restaurateurs and food fans to taste dishes prepared by 35 of the state’s top chefs. Hilton Waikoloa Village, 6 – 8 p.m. Culinary stations feature grass-fed beef, pork, lamb, goat, mutton and wild boar—plus fresh island fruit and vegetables. Food vendor and sustainability booths; talk story with the people growing our island food. “GrassFed Beef Cooking 101” class at 3 p.m. This year’s guest presenter is KTA’s Derek Kurisu of TV’s “Living in Paradise.” Tickets online at http://www.TasteOfTheHawaiianRange. com. $40 presale and $60 at the door; cooking demo fee is $10. 808.987.3432.

OCTOBER Saturday, Oct. 1 Kapa‘au The Big Island’s biggest country fair expands to a new 10-acre location in Kapa‘au, one mile past the King Kamehameha Statue, makai of ‘Iole Road. Fair features live, all-day entertainment, more than 150 food and craft booths, a keiki zone, and old favorite contests like Spam-carving and lua decorating. In the arenas, watch the graceful “Hawai‘i Paso Fino” horses’ dance and see paniolo riding and roping. 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Free. 808.333.8712 or www.kohalacountryfair.com.

Portuguese Festival Saturday, Oct. 1 Kealakekua Portuguese immigrants, among various ethnic groups to settle in Hawai‘i, are honored with this event to showcase their heritage, cuisine and culture. Enjoy cultural demonstrations such as saddlemaking, agricultural products, food booths featuring Portuguese favorites,

The Art & Traditions of Hula at Kīlauea Saturday, Oct. 1 Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park Kumu Leilehua Yuen and Manu Josiah present a hula kāhiko “informance” at the hula platform 10:30-11:30 a.m., lei making demonstration 12-1 p.m. and basic ‘ukulele / music lesson 1:30-2:30 p.m. at Volcano Art Center Gallery, Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park. Free; park entrance fees apply. 808.967.8222 or www.volcanoartcenter.org.

Hilo Hula Days - 100 Days of Aloha by the Bay All Tuesdays plus Oct. 3, 5, 7, 13, 17, 22, 27, 28 and 31 Hilo Live Hawaiian music and hula with the Mo’oheau Seranaders and special guests. 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. rain or shine. Free at the Mo’oheau Bandstand on the Bayfront of Historic Downtown Hilo. Coordinated and produced by the Hilo Downtown Improvement Association. 329 Kamehameha Ave. 808.935.8850 or askalice@downtownhilo.com.

Words and Wine, Local Authors Tuesday, Oct. 4 Keauhou Kona Stories book store in the Keauhou Shopping Center hosts a local author reception with free wine and pupus the first Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. Meet three or four local authors, who offer 10-minute presentations of their work. Q & A and talk story. 808.324.0350.

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27th Annual Kohala Country Fair

live entertainment, as well as historical exhibits. At Kona Historical Society’s pasture in Kealakekua. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Free. 808.322.2788 or www.konahistorical.org.

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Faces of Hawai‘i

Moku O Keawe Kapa Festival

Oct. 1 – Oct. 22 Volcano Village A unique photography exhibition portraying the faces of Hawaii’s people, with entries selected by Craig F. Walker, staff photographer for the Denver Post and 2010 winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Photography, to be compiled into a book, Faces of Hawai‘i. Volcano Art Center’s Niaulani Campus, Old Volcano Rd. Free. 808.967.8222 or www.volcanoartcenter.org

Friday – Sunday, Oct. 7 – 9 Captain Cook Learn about the native Hawaiian art of kapa, a cloth pounded from the bark of the wauke tree and decorated with natural dyes. Three-day workshop for both expert and beginner kapa artists. Hawaiian arts, music, hula performances and food create a festive atmosphere. Visitors try their hand at kapa making. Amy B.H. Greenwell Ethnobotanical Gardens, Hwy. 11 in Captain Cook. 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Free. 808.323.3318 or www.bishopmuseum.org.

Jazz: Terence Blanchard Thursday, Oct. 6 
 Waimea Kahilu Theater presents New Orleans jazz musician Terence Blanchard. With more than 29 albums to his credit, the multiGrammy Award winner and nominee, was awarded for his instrumental solo for “Be-Bop” on “Live at the 2007 Monterey Jazz Festival,” and in 2008, for his CD, “A Tale of God’s Will (A Requiem for Katrina),” a beautifully haunting and impassioned song cycle about Hurricane Katrina. 7 p.m. Tickets $25-$65. Box Office: 808.885.6868 or www.kahilutheatre.org.

23rd Trash Art Fashion Show Friday, Oct. 7 Hilo Trash Art Contest awards presentation and opening reception for the Trash Art Exhibit. Exhibit opens Oct. 8-26, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., except Sunday. Free. 808.961.5711, East Hawai‘i Cultural Center, 141 Kalakaua St.

Hilo Wayfinding Festival Friday – Sunday, Oct. 7 – 9 Hilo Third annual event celebrates historic sailing feats of Pacific peoples using celestial navigation along with current efforts to revive and expand skills and interest in long-distance canoe voyaging. Free activities include panel presentations and workshops led by Hawai‘i’s master canoe navigators. Imiloa Astronomy Center. 808.969.9704 or www.imiloahawaii.org.

THE TEAM LEADER WHO SAW A DISEASE STEAL HER MOTHER’S PAST HILO AND IS DETERMINED Hilo, Hawaii NOT TO LET IT TAKE Mo`oheau Bandstand HER DAUGHTER’S FUTURE. Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011 8:00 AM BE A PART OF THE MOVEMENT

“Little Shop of Horrors” Oct. 7 – 23 Hilo The Palace Theatre presents its 10th annual production of “Little Shop of Horrors,” a rock musical about a hapless florist shop worker who raises a plant that grows out of control and feeds on human blood. Music in the style of early 1960s rock and roll, doo-wop and early Motown. Fridays and Saturdays, Oct. 7, 8, 14, 15, 21 and 22 at 7 p.m.; Sundays, Oct. 16 and 23 at 2:30 p.m. Box office open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday - Friday [except holidays].
For credit card orders, 808.934.7010.

Big Island Woodworkers and Artists Exhibit Oct. 7 – 27 Hilo The forests of the Big Island abound in native and exotic hardwoods, which star in this show as beautiful pieces of furniture made by island woodworkers. Exhibited with other art media, including oil paintings and glass sculptures. Artists’ reception Friday, Oct. 7, from 5 – 7 p.m. Wailoa Center. Free. Weekdays only 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (noon – 4:30 p.m. Wednesday). 808.933.0416.

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