Events

Check out Fault Lines Events for Civil Beat-sponsored community discussions, issue-focused panels, our signature Hawaii Storytellers and other public events framed around this project. Community Events will let you know what’s happening in your area. Please send those calendar listings our way. To view all upcoming Civil Beat events, check out our events page.

Kona Historical Society - Hanohano ‘O Kona Lecture Series

5:30 p.m., West Hawaii Civic Center, Council Chambers, 74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Highway, Kailua-Kona. “Dr. Thomas A. Jaggar Lives On,” featuring Dick Hershberger. More info.

 

Conversation and Coffee - Lihue, Kauai

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at Ha Coffee Bar in Lihue, Kauai. Reserve your free ticket.

Join us for a cup of coffee, pastries and conversation with Civil Beat editor and general manager Patti Epler, VP of operations and philanthropy Ben Nishimoto, reporter Brittany Lyte and digital producer Ku’u Kauanoe.

Mauna Lahilahi La Malama Monthly Cleanup

8 a.m. – noon, Lahilahi Street, Makaha.

Traditional Hale Build

9 a.m. – 2 p.m. in Hawaii Kai. For work day location email tina.aiu@gmail.com

The Mission Continues: Adaptive Paddle/Accessurf

8 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Sandbox BMX Racetrack, 1440 Sand Island Parkway, Honolulu. More info/sign up.

Central Hawaii District History Day Fair - Hawaii Council for the Humanities

9 a.m., awards ceremony at 1:30 p.m., Mililani High School. Art competition featuring work from students at various schools.

Waikiki Rotary 10th Annual Garage Sale - Fundraiser for Waikiki Elementary

7 a.m. – 2 p.m., Waikiki Elementary School, 3710 Leahi Ave., Honolulu. Donations welcome! For more info.

Girls' Day/Doll Festival - Kona Historical Society

10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Kona Coffee Living History Farm, 82-6199 Mamalahoa Highway, Captain Cook. Includes display of elaborate dolls and other Japanese traditions.

Civil Cafe: 2020 Legislative Update

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m., Hawaii State Capitol, Room 329. Register for this free event.

This event will be moderated by Civil Beat’s politics and opinion editor Chad Blair. Panelists include Civil Beat public health reporter Eleni Gill, House Speaker Scott Saiki and Senate Majority Leader J. Kalani English.

Storm & Disaster Preparedness Info Day

9 a.m. – 2 p.m., Hawaii Convention Center, Room 316. Sponsored by the Pacific Risk Management Ohana and Pacific International Center for High Technology Research. For more info.

Makiki Community Garden Saturday Cleanup

7 a.m., Makiki District Park, 1527 Ke’eaumoku St., Honolulu. More info.

The Mission Continues: Pearl Harbor Bike Path Cleanup

9 a.m. – noon, Neal S. Blaisdell Park, 98-319 Kamehameha Highway, Aiea. More info/signup.

Kalaeokauna'oa (Kahuku Point) Volunteer Workday - North Shore Community Land Trust

9 a.m. – 12 p.m. A monthly community stewardship day to remove invasive species, plant native plants and restore the coastal dune ecosystem. More info here.

News and Brews - Pau Hana With Civil Beat

6 p.m. – 7:30c p.m. Hana Koa Brewing Co., 962 Kawaiahao St. Register for this free event.

Wind down after work and have a beer with some of Honolulu Civil Beat’s reporters and staff at the new Hana Koa Brewing Co. Light pupu will be provided by Civil Beat and Hana Koa is offering 10% off for Kama‘aina so make sure you bring your IDs. Parking available in the lot on the Diamond Head side of the building. Space is limited.

Kona Historical Society - "Heart of Wa'a" - Free Lecture

5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Courtyard King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel. Learn about the legacies of outrigger canoe racing and Hawaii’s connection to the ocean. More info.

Mauna Lahilahi La Malama Monthly Cleanup

8 a.m. – noon, Lahilahi Street, Makaha.

Nahelehele Dryland Forest Symposium

8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel, Kailua Kona. Two field trips to dry forest sites are also being offered the day before and day after the symposium. For more information.

Kalaeokauna'oa (Kahuku Point) Volunteer Workday - North Shore Community Land Trust

9 a.m. – 12 p.m. A monthly community stewardship day to remove invasive species, plant native plants and restore the coastal dune ecosystem. More info here.

"Spark & Inspire" - Teach for America Hawaii/Hawaii Kids Can

5 p.m. – 8 p.m., Ka Waiwai, 1110 University Ave., #100, Honolulu. An interactive night of innovative ideas that will positively impact community and educational equity in Hawaii. For more info and to register.

Paumalu (Sunset Beach) Volunteer Workday - North Shore Community Land Trust

9 a.m. – 11 a.m. at Sunset Beach Park, Oahu. Help restore the natural dune by planting native coastal plants, constructing the ironwood fence and maintaining beach accessways. More info here.

Earth Day - Oahu 1st Service Platoon

9 a.m. – 2 p.m., Neal S. Blaisdell Park, 98-319 Kamehameha Highway, Aiea. Help beautify and maintain the park. More info/signup

Mauna Lahilahi La Malama Monthly Cleanup

8 a.m. – noon, Lahilahi Street, Makaha.

Kalaeokauna'oa (Kahuku Point) Volunteer Workday - North Shore Community Land Trust

9 a.m. – 12 p.m. A monthly community stewardship day to remove invasive species, plant native plants and restore the coastal dune ecosystem. More info here.