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This Christmas, the Friends of Washington Place is hosting a special Christmas Open House with holiday entertainment and historical stories on Friday, December 16, 2011 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 

Reservations are required for this event and can be made by calling 586-0248 by Thursday, December 15th.

Washington Place accepting reservations for its Christmas open house

This Christmas, the Friends of Washington Place is hosting a special Christmas Open House with holiday entertainment and historical stories on Friday, December 16, 2011 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Reservations are required for this event and can be made by calling 586-0248 by Thursday, December 15th.

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The Waimea Christmas Twilight Parade was blessed with barely a touch of rain at the start for a mostly cool and dry upcountry night for the thousands lined along the streets for the annual event Saturday (Dec 3).

A beautiful night for a parade in Waimea

The Waimea Christmas Twilight Parade was blessed with barely a touch of rain at the start for a mostly cool and dry upcountry night for the thousands lined along the streets for the annual event Saturday (Dec 3).

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Holualoa Village celebrates the beginning of  the holiday season this Saturday evening with its 15th annual Music & Light Festival. The free public event begins with the lighting of the Village Christmas tree on the lawn of the Library at dusk and runs until 8:30 p.m.

Holualoa Music & Light Festival coming up Saturday (Dec 3)

Holualoa Village celebrates the beginning of the holiday season this Saturday evening with its 15th annual Music & Light Festival. The free public event begins with the lighting of the Village Christmas tree on the lawn of the Library at dusk and runs until 8:30 p.m.

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This year’s parade will be – as always – the first Saturday of the month -- Dec. 3, 2011, but will begin a half hour earlier than ever before – at 5:30 p.m. -- to encourage youth groups and other walking units to participate.  Waimea’s Christmas parade “signature” of a convoy of festively trucks from all over the island will again join the fun, as will HELCO’s Toys For Tots Train, Hawai’i County Police and Fire Departments and most important of all to keiki – North Hawai’i Community Hospital’s Santa Float.

Waimea Christmas Parade coming up Saturday (Dec 3)

This year’s parade will be – as always – the first Saturday of the month — Dec. 3, 2011, but will begin a half hour earlier than ever before – at 5:30 p.m. — to encourage youth groups and other walking units to participate. Waimea’s Christmas parade “signature” of a convoy of festively trucks from […]

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Martha Greenwell's 'Mouse House' on display at HPA

Martha Greenwell’s ‘Mouse House’ on display at HPA

MEDIA RELEASE A miniature Christmas Village created by beloved island painter and Kona resident Martha Greenwell is on display at the Isaacs Art Center at Hawai‘i Preparatory Academy through January 5, 2012. The Christmas village, affectionately known as “The Mouse House,” made its first Big Island appearance in December 2005 at the Kona Historical Society […]

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Kick off the Christmas holiday season at the 2nd Annual Christmas at Hulihe’e Palace on Saturday, December 3, 2011. Gates open at 6PM.  Tickets for this gala event are $100 per person and limited special reserved tables are also available.

2nd Annual Christmas at Hulihe’e Palace tickets on sale

Kick off the Christmas holiday season at the 2nd Annual Christmas at Hulihe’e Palace on Saturday, December 3, 2011. Gates open at 6PM. Tickets for this gala event are $100 per person and limited special reserved tables are also available.

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Parade Participants can pick up their entry packets now at The Keaau Village Market main office, the Bread Box located in the Keaau Village Market, Keaau Ace Hardware, Keaau Middle School and Keaau High Schools front offices or online at kybc808.  Deadline to submit a packet is November 15 so hurry and get yours today!

Keaau Lighted Christmas Parade taking entries for December event

Parade Participants can pick up their entry packets now at The Keaau Village Market main office, the Bread Box located in the Keaau Village Market, Keaau Ace Hardware, Keaau Middle School and Keaau High Schools front offices or online at kybc808. Deadline to submit a packet is November 15 so hurry and get yours today!

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Christmas greetings to the Big Island from Captain Nick Aionaaka, of Hilo, Hawaii from Camp Bastion, Afghanistan. Filmed on December 3, 2010.

Christmas greetings to the Big Island from Afghanistan

Christmas greetings to the Big Island from Captain Nick Aionaaka, of Hilo, Hawaii from Camp Bastion, Afghanistan. Filmed on December 3, 2010.

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Winter Solstice Celebration at HPA (Dec. 22)

Winter Solstice Celebration at HPA (Dec. 22)

MEDIA RELEASE A Winter Solstice Celebration … 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 22 at HPA Davies Memorial Chapel This concert will be, as usual with the Consort, an opportunity to explore a cappella music from the 15th century to contemporary compositions. Rather than being presented chronologically, it will start with “April is in my mistress’ face” […]

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Village turns out to cheer floats, bands, dancers, local volunteer groups, keiki clubs and a lot of dogs

Kailua-Kona Christmas Parade, 2010

Village turns out to cheer floats, bands, dancers, local volunteer groups, keiki clubs and a lot of dogs

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Holiday favorite took eight years to create from memorabilia found in attic, tool shed

Martha Greenwell’s ‘Mouse House’ on display at HPA

Holiday favorite took eight years to create from memorabilia found in attic, tool shed

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The Hilo High Key Club, the County of Hawaii and the Palace Theater presents 'A Family Christmas Downtown' a celebration of families event.

Free games, crafts, informational exhibits, cartoons and a Christmas Movie, caroling, food concessions.

At The Palace
12 noon Christmas Cartoons
1 p.m. 2:30 p.m. The Polar Express

‘A Family Christmas Downtown’ event today (Nov 27)

The Hilo High Key Club, the County of Hawaii and the Palace Theater presents ‘A Family Christmas Downtown’ a celebration of families event. Free games, crafts, informational exhibits, cartoons and a Christmas Movie, caroling, food concessions. At The Palace 12 noon Christmas Cartoons 1 p.m. 2:30 p.m. The Polar Express

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‘Tis Kailua Kalikimaka season (Nov. 26)

‘Tis Kailua Kalikimaka season (Nov. 26)

MEDIA RELEASE Kailua Kalikimaka kicks off holiday cheer Friday, Nov. 26 in Historic Kailua Village with free entertainment and festivities including the annual Christmas tree lighting at Emma’s Square on Alii Drive directly across from Hulihee Palace. Join dignitaries along with Miss Kona Coffee and Miss Aloha Hawaii beginning at 5:30 p.m. for an evening […]

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To accommodate large volumes of rubbish normally disposed of on the day after Christmas and New Year’s, all County of Hawai‘i solid waste recycling and transfer stations will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, December 26 and Saturday, January 2.

These special hours will apply to these two days only, and normal Saturday hours will resume on Saturday, January 9, 2010. All other solid waste rules and regulations apply.

Special Hours: All transfer stations to open 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. the day after Christmas and New Year’s

To accommodate large volumes of rubbish normally disposed of on the day after Christmas and New Year’s, all County of Hawai‘i solid waste recycling and transfer stations will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, December 26 and Saturday, January 2. These special hours will apply to these two days only, and […]

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