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Here's what's happening in our Kommunity...

Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Sign-Waving

Friday April 4, 2014 4-5PM

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. Please join us as we take to the streets to raise awareness of Child Abuse and Neglect in our community. We will gather at At the intersection of Kuakini Highway and Kalani Street, Fronting Kuakini Towers, Kailua-Kona
Bring your own signs and wear blue, the national symbol of Child Abuse Awareness. Call Neighborhood Place of Kona for more info.

UH Hilo TCBES Hakalau Field Trip

Saturday, April 5, 2014

Explore a native bird habitat normally open to the public only once
a year! UH Hilo's TCBES Hakalau Field Trip offers hands-on field experience
in a native forest ecosystem with a private guided tour, from 7:30am to 3:30pm. $60 per person
includes breakfast, lunch, snacks, and transportation to and from the
reserve, departing from UH Hilo Campus. Limited to 25 participants; register now at:

Contact: Nico Verissimo,
Spring Heritage Bazaar and Silent Auction
Kawaihae Canoe Club announces its Spring Heritage Bazaar and Silent Auction to be held at Kawaihae Harbor, Saturday, April 12th from 10am until 4pm.
Join us for a day of fun on the beach at Kawaihae Harbor !
Rummage Sale and Silent Auction Extraordinaire, Canoe Rides, Local Crafts and Homemade Goodies, Music, Food and FUN! Tell your friends - tell your clients - help support this program that serves our keiki, our families and community!
**Free Admission**
Celebrating `Ohana

Saturday April 12, 2014

In observance of April as Child Abuse Prevention month, the Neighborhood Place of Kona is hosting its 2nd annual Celebrating `Ohana event on Saturday April 12, 2014 from 10am-2pm at the Kona International Marketplace. Community partner programs and agencies will come together to provide resources and fun-filled games and activities for the keiki. Enjoy performances by Kona youth throughout the day, a light lunch and door prizes donated by local merchants.  No cost to families. E hele mai (come) join us in celebrating your `ohana (family)!

The Big smiley Event

4-6 pm on the 18th of april

The Big Smiley Event” is for all ages and will take place Friday the 18th of April from 4-6 pm at the University of the Nations- Preschool. Registration at 3.30pm

There will be FREE dinner, face painting, fun smiley photo booth, and of course being that time of the year a big Easter egg hunt.  But since it after all is a fundraiser there will be opportunities to give donations, buy event shirts and participate in a silent auction.

The heart and vision behind, “The Big Smiley Event” is to raise funds for children in Thailand who need surgery for cleft lip and cleft palate. We want to give opportunities for Thai children to be able to smile in “the Land of Smiles”.  All the donations from the event will provide surgeries for these children and this alone will give them a chance to go to school, thrive socially and have a bright future. We are partnering with the admirable organization “ Operation Smile” to get the funding to the right children and clinics.

We are hoping “The Big Smiley Event “ will put smiles on people faces her in the local community as well as multiply smiles in Thailand

please come. everyone is invited  pre- register for the Easter egg hunt to or 3.30 pm at the event day of

Contact Info: 808 756 4367, or
Capoeira Beach Workshops

Saturday, April 26, 12-3pm

Spencer Beach Park Pavilion

CAPOEIRA (pronounced caw-poe-WEH-ra) is
an interactive game of martial arts & acrobatic dance accompanied by live music. Workshop participants will learn elements of this African-Brazilian tradition that includes steps, kicks, escapes, music instruments, singing & more. Wear clothing suitable for various types of body movement. Be sure to bring water for refreshment. All workshops are geared towards beginner-level participants, but all are welcome!
Kids Capoeira (ages 7-12) : 12-1pm
Music Workshop (all ages): 1-1:30pm
Teen/Adult Capoeira (ages 13 & up): 1:30-2:30pm

Instructor Mario Hill: 752-7275 (talk & text);
Summer Academic Enrichment Camps

June 9 to June 20 and June 23 to July 3

Hawaii Learning Resource is now accepting applications for our Summer Academic Enrichment Camp, Spy Camp, targeting diverse learners entering grades 2 to 5. The two week day camps, offered in two sessions, focus on building on student’s learning skills in a fun, hands-on environment with an emphasis on observation, focus, and listening. Spy Camp will be held at Kanu o ka Aina Public Charter School in Waimea. For more information and to download an application, visit our website at or call Hawaii Learning Resource at 885-9318.

WHS class of 2004 reunion

July 26, 2014

Calling all WHS 2004 grads!  Our 10 year reunion will be held on Saturday, July 26th.  Please email us at to update your contact info!


Aloha West Hawaii high school age boys and girls interested in playing Rugby.
Come down to the field makai of Kekuaokalani Gymnasium. Practice are on  Monday,
WednesdayFriday from 4:30pm. - 6:30pm. For more information please call Coach
Jay Bailey @ 315-3042.

Head Start Recruitment

Parents And Children Together Head Start is accepting applications for the 2014-2015 school year.

Head Start is a federally funded, school readiness program serving low-income families. Eligible children, ages three to five, and their families receive free high quality early childhood education and comprehensive support services (dental, health, nutrition, mental health, disability and family support). Children with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

To apply, or for more information, visit or contact one of our offices at 961.0570 (Hilo), 965.3120 (Hawaiian Beaches) or 324.0280 (Keauhou).