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Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Kaʻū News Briefs Wednesday, October 31, 2018

A Trunk or Treat entry in the vehicle decorating contest during Halloween festivities on the Pāhala campus this
evening posted Starbucks blends: Zombie Brains, Vampire Blood, and Witches Brew. See more below.
Photos by Julia Neal
A NEW SITE AWAY FROM NĀʻĀLEHU SCHOOL is proposed in the latest ranking of possible sewage treatment plant locations. An announcement by the county Department of Environmental Management today shows the top ranked location for Nāʻālehu would be reached by driving down the road between Nāʻālehu Shopping Center and Hana Hou Restaurant, and veering to the right.
    The site is a portion of some 2,000 acres of ranch and coastal land owned by Kaʻū Mahi, below Nāʻālehu Hongwanji and including the Waikapuna coastal area. The county has approved purchasing the large parcel for preservation through its Public Access, Open Space and Natural Resources Commission and state funding and is in final negotiations with the owner. With the exception of the sewage treatment site, the larger parcel would be owned and stewarded by the Ala Kahakai Trail Association.
     The preliminary engineering report for the treatment plant site, posted online at County of Hawaiʻi records, estimates the cost to be more than $40 million. The wastewater treatment facility would allow the closure of the Large Capacity Cesspools that are illegal nationwide but still serve the old sugar camp housing in Nāʻālehu. It would also accommodate almost all of the existing businesses and service establishments, and many houses, from Hilo side of Nāʻālehu Hongwangi through Nāʻālehu School. The service area would include Punaluʻu Bake Shop, Ace Hardware, mauka offices and businesses, the 76 Station and Wikiwiki Mart, Hana Hou and Shaka's restaurants, businesses and offices in Nāʻālehu Shopping Center, and CU Hawaiʻi Federal Credit Union, along with the state courthouse and library, and Bay Clinic.
The proposed wastewater treatment site is in green, with areas to be served in purple and aqua. The beige is the area
for future service. Map from County of Hawaiʻi
     The future service area would extend to more homes makai of Hwy 11 toward Waiohinu, Nāʻālehu Hongwanji, plus homes makai of Hwy 11 near Nāʻālehu School, and more businesses mauka of Hwy 11.
     The report notes that the expanded sewer treatment plant is in the Kaʻū Community Development Plan. A Preliminary Engineering Report (PER) for the proposed Nāʻālehu Wastewater Treatment Facility was submitted to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) on Oct. 25.
     The owner of the land proposed for the new treatment plant is Kaʻū Mahi, a subsidiary of Resource Land Holdings, LLC, a Colorado based real estate investment company.
Old sewer system to be replaced, showing gang cesspools, manholes,
and piping in the old sugar camp housing in Nāʻālehu.
Map from County of Hawaiʻi
     The county's announcement today states that the next step is preparation of a Draft Environmental Assessment for the new site, in accordance with Chapter 343, Hawaiʻi Revised Statutes. The Preliminary Engineering Report "will be part of the DEA framework. The DEA is targeted for completion by the end of May 2019. Public comment on the DEA will be solicited."
     According to the county, "Siting was and is a critical factor for the community, and the PER considered community input. A total of 32 sites were evaluated in Nāʻālehu. The sites were each ranked based on 21 physical, cultural, and social factors, including, but not limited to, soil type, locations of subsurface and surface water resources, archaeological and cultural resources, and social implications, such as land ownership and proximity to public uses."
     For further information, call Department of Environmental Management at 808-961-8083 or view and/or download the Reliminary Engineering Report at the County website: hawaiicounty.gov/dem-wastewater-division.

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Aerial photomosaic of Kīlauea's south caldera on Aug. 11 shows how the summit was changed by the collapse events that occurred between the end of May and August 2. The bright white line circles the outline of Halema‘uma‘u as it was before the onset of the 2018 collapses. Note in the lower third of this image the section of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park's Crater Rim Drive (light gray line) that dropped into the crater during the collapse events. USGS image
A FIFTH STATE OF EMERGENCY PROCLAMATION has been signed by Mayor Harry Kim in connection with the recent Kīlauea volcanic eruption. The state of emergency is extended through Dec. 29.
     There is evidence at Puʻu ʻŌʻō that magma is refilling the middle East Rift Zone. Though volcanic activity is very quiet, Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reports an "inflationary trend." The mayor's proclamation states, "United States Geological Survey HVO cannot project with absolute certainty an end date to this eruptive event and has noted that previous eruptive events in the area have continued eruptive activity after lengthy periods of lull."
     The fifth proclamation extends all previous proclamation provisions, except that it lifts the 50 yard no-trespassing buffer surrounding the lava flow field. Entry onto the new lava fields, however, remains closed to all except those authorized by Hawai‘i County Civil Defense Agency. It also states, "No physical modifications to the lava flow fields are allowed, including but not limited to, clearing, crushing, or the removal or infill of the lava flow field surface with the intent to establish roads, trails, driveways, or clearings for any purpose."
     A section of the Hawaiʻi County Code is suspended by the proclamation, regarding septic waste generated at temporary emergency shelter sites operated by nonprofit organizations, where lava event survivors are living.
     HVO reports tiltmeters at Kīlauea's summit showing the slight inflationary trend, along with the same trend at the middle East Rift Zone. Rates of seismicity, deformation, and gas release have not changed significantly over the past week. Deformation signals are consistent with refilling of the middle East Rift Zone. However, Kīlauea Volcano is not erupting.
A closer view of the fuming spots from the above image.Volcanic gases 
rising from magma stored beneath the summit continue to escape to the 
surface, as they have for as long as Kīlauea has existed, resulting in 
deposits of bright yellow sulfur on the crater walls. USGS photo

    Though there  are low rates of seismicity at the summit and East Rift Zone, earthquakes continue to occur primarily in the summit area and south flank, with a magnitude-3.8 the largest in the past two weeks. It occurred on Oct. 20 at 5:40 p.m., at a depth of 4.5 miles – along with small aftershocks that continue following the magnitude-6.9 quake on May 4.
     Sulfur dioxide gas emissions at the summit averaged 50 tonnes per day as reported on Oct. 24, and 75 tonnes per day at Puʻu ʻŌʻō on Oct. 23. There was no sulfur dioxide detected by HVO instruments in the LERZ in the past week.
     HVO reports hazards are still present in the LERZ eruption area and the summit. "Residents and visitors near recently active fissures and lava flows should stay informed, heed Hawaiʻi County Civil Defense and National Park warnings, and be prepared, if necessary, to self-evacuate in the unlikely event of renewed activity. Please note that Hawaiʻi County maintains a closure of the entire flow field and the vents and prohibits access to the area unless authorized through Civil Defense."

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Teacher Angie Miyashiro greets Halloween strollers at the school campus in Pāhala this evening, where she
organized a haunted house and a Halloween car decorating contest. Photos by Julia Neal
A COMMUNITY HALLOWEEN GATHERING, sponsored by Kaʻū High & Pāhala Elementary, along with county Parks & Recreation, drew a large band of trick or treaters this evening with a haunted house and a vehicle decorating contest. Principal Sharon Beck said the event drew a much larger crowd than she had hoped for and that she was happy the school could be a safe centerpiece for celebrating Halloween this year.
Greeters at the haunted house entrance.
Principal Sharon Beck
     The haunted house was particularly spooky, with tiny ghosts hanging from above and costumed characters jumping out to scare the children as they walked and crawled through the maze of surprises.
     Organizer and teacher Angie Miyashiro said she was very pleased with the families who brought many keiki, and those who participated in the vehicle decorating contest and helped to create the haunted house. The event was held in the new gym parking lot and activity room.
     Many participants said they hope it will become an annual event.

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Fishing for surprises during Halloween on the campus.
TWO DAYS REMAIN FOR WALK-IN VOTING, in Kaʻū, through Friday, Nov. 2, at Pāhala Community Center, 96-1149 Kamani Street, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. – closed noon to 1 p.m.
     Two walk-in locations for registered voters from around the island are open through Saturday – West Hawaiʻi Civic Center Community Room, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., at 74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Hwy and County of Hawaiʻi Aupuni Center Conference Room8 a.m. to 4 p.m., at 101 Pauahi St., Suite 1.
Bldg. G, from 
    Waimea Community Center will take walk-in voters through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., at 65-1260 Kawaihae Rd.
     On General Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6, the polls will be open in precincts from Volcano through Kaʻū to Miloliʻi, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The nearest polling places are: Cooper Center, 19430 Wright Road in Volcano; Kaʻū High & Pāhala Elementary, 96-3150 Pikake Street; Nāʻālehu Elementary School, 95-5545 Mamalahoa Hwy; Ocean View Community Center, 92-8924 Leilani Circle; and Miloliʻi Halau Pavillion, off Hwy 11 in the Village of Miloliʻi. See more at elections.hawaii.gov.

Tiny ghosts flutter above a keiki making his way
through the haunted house. Photos by Julia Neal
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KEIKI KIʻI PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB, to promote literacy through photography, happens this Friday, Nov. 2, from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., at Nāʻālehu Public Library. This free club, sponsored by Friends of the Kaʻū Libraries, is open to all ages. Cameras and computers are provided. To sign up or ask questions, call Nāʻālehu Public Library, 939-2442.

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Print edition of The Kaʻū Calendar is free to 5,500 mailboxes 
throughout Kaʻū, from Miloliʻi through Volcano, and free on 
stands throughout the district. Read online at kaucalendar.com
NEW and UPCOMING
TŪTŪ & ME TRAVELING PRESCHOOL INVITES ALL THOSE INTERESTED IN BECOMING A FOSTER PARENT, to stop by Pāhala Community Center, during school hours, from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., on Thursday, Nov. 8, to speak with Michelle Caravalho of Hui Ho‘omalu. Those who are interested but unable to attend should call Hui Ho‘omalu - East Hawai‘i, 987-5988, or West Hawai‘i, 896-3829.

HAWAI‘I DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SPONSORS A HEALTH INSURANCE SIGN-UP event at Ocean View Community Center on Thursday, Nov. 8, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more, call 939-7033. See ovcahi.org.

HAWAI‘I WILDLIFE FUND AND NĀ MAMO O KĀWĀ COLLABORATE on an Estuary Volunteer Work Day at Kāwā on Saturday, Nov. 10. Volunteers should meet at the northern gate at 9:30 a.m. The meeting location is 2WD accessible. Free; donations appreciated. Sign-up with James Akau, Nā Mamo o Kāwā, at namamookawa@gmail.com, jakau@nmok.org, or 561-9111, or R.S.V.P. to kahakai.cleanups@gmail.com or call 769-7629. See nmok.org. See wildhawaii.org.

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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1
Hawai‘i County Council Meetings, Thu./Fri., Nov. 1 (Committees)/2 (Council), Hilo, Mon/Tue., Nov. 19 (Committees)/20 (Council), Kona. Ka‘ū residents can participate via videoconferencing at Nā‘ālehu State Office Building. Agendas at hawaiicounty.gov.

Women's Support Group, Thu., Nov. 1 & 15, 3-4:30pm, PARENTS Inc., Nā‘ālehu. 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month thereafter. Women welcome to drop in anytime. Free. Lindsey Miller, 333-3460

Hula Voices w/Kumu Hula Micah Kamohoali‘i, Thu., Nov. 1, 7-9pm, Volcano Art Center Gallery, Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park. Desiree Cruz moderates the talk story session. Free. Final program for 2018. 967-7565

Ocean View Neighborhood Watch Meeting, Thu., Nov. 1, 6-7pm, Ocean View Community Center. 939-7033, ovcahi.org

‘O Ka‘ū Kākou Meeting, Thu., Nov. 1, 6:30pm, Aspen Center. okaukakou.org

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2
Stewardship at the Summit, 9-noon, Fri., Nov. 2, Sat., Nov. 17 & 24, Wed., Nov. 28, Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park. Meet Paul and Jane Field at Kīlauea Visitor Center at 8:45am. Volunteers help remove invasive, non-native plants species that prevent native plants from growing. Wear sturdy hiking shoes and long pants. Bring hat, raingear, day pack, snacks and water. Gloves and tools provided. Free; park entrance fees apply. No advance registration required. nps.gov/hawaiivolcanoes

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3
Jumble/Plant Sale & Pancake Breakfast, Sat., Nov. 3, 8-1pm, St. Jude's Episcopal Church, Ocean View. All you can eat pancakes, $3/person. 939-7000

Paths and Trails, Sat, Nov. 3, 9:30-12:30pm, Kahuku Unit of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park. Moderately-difficult, 2-mile, hike with some of the most spectacular overlooks in Kahuku. Free. nps.gov/hawaiivolcanoes

Art Express, Sat., Nov. 3 & Dec. 1, 10-3pm, Discovery Harbour Community Hall. Classes held once monthly. Learn something new or work on a forgotten project. Instructions on oil, acrylic, watercolor, and other mediums. Class size limited to 25. Meliha Corcoran 319-8989, himeliha@yahoo.com, discoveryharbour.net/art-express

Hawai‘i Human Trafficking Presentation, Sat., Nov. 3, 10-11:30am, Ocean View Community Center. Presentation of human trafficking in Hawai‘i based on research study at University of Arizona. 939-7033

Ho‘okupu Hula No Ka‘ū Cultural Festival, Sat., Nov. 3, 10-10pm, Pāhala Community Center. Features Master Cultural Practitioners, Kukakuka (talk story), and many educational and cultural experiences with hand-on demonstrations. Hula performed by hālau from around the world and Hawai‘i. Music headliners: Ho‘aikāne, Wailau Ryder, Ke‘aiwa, Victor Chock, and Steve Sioloa. Craft vendors, food vendors, and informational booths.
     Festival preceded by ceremonies at Punalu‘u Beach at dawn; ancestors honored at sunset; festival closes with ceremony at Makanau. Sponsors include County Council member Maile David and community contributions. Kumu Contact for booth application Hula Debbie Ryder, leionalani47@hotmail.com, 649-9334. hookupukau.com

Mixed Media Encaustic w/Mary Milelzcik, Sat., Nov. 3, 10-2pm, Volcano Art Center, Ni‘aulani Campus, Volcano Village. $55/VAC member, $60/non-member, plus $25 supply fee. Participants create and take home small finished encaustic panting or two, scroll, and set of greeting cards. 967-8222, volcanoartcenter.org

Hula Kahiko - Michah Kamohoali‘i w/ Hālau Na Kipu‘upu‘u, Sat., Nov. 3, 10:30-11:30am, hula platform near Volcano Art Center Gallery, Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park. Hula performance. Free; park entrance fees apply. 967-8222, volcanohula@gmail.com, volcanoartcenter.org

Keiki Science Class, Sat., Nov. 3, 11-noon, Ace Hardware Stores Islandwide, including Nā‘ālehu/929-9030 and Ocean View/929-7315. Free. First Saturday every month. acehardware.com

Multi-Cultural Demos and Activities: Pala‘ie, Sat., Nov. 3, 12:30pm, Kahuku Unit of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park. Hawaiian cultural demonstration and hands-on activity. Free, supplies provided. nps.gov/hawaiivolcanoes

Disney Sing-Along, Sat., Nov. 3, 17 & Dec. 1, 2:30-3:30pm, Ka‘ū District Gym multi-purpose room, Pāhala. For ages 5-8. Open registration. 928-3102, hawaiicounty.gov/pr-recreation

Thanksgiving Hand Turkeys and Placemats, Arts & Crafts Activity, Sat., Nov. 3 & 17, 2:30-3:30pm, Ka‘ū District Gym multi-purpose room, Pāhala. For ages 5-12. Register through Nov. 2. 928-3102, hawaiicounty.gov/pr-recreation

Keiki Jump Rope for Fitness, Sat., Nov. 3, 17 & Dec. 1, 4-4:30pm, Ka‘ū District Gym multi-purpose room, Pāhala. For ages 5-14. Open registration. 928-3102, hawaiicounty.gov/pr-recreation/

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 4
Palm Trail, Sun., Nov. 4, 9:30-12:30pm, Kahuku Unit of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park. Moderately difficult, 2.6-mile loop traverses scenic pastures along an ancient cinder cone, with some of the best panoramic views Kahuku has to offer. nps.gov/hawaiivolcanoes

Ham Radio Potluck Picnic, Sun., Nov. 4, noon-2pm, Manukā State Park. Anyone interested in learning about ham radio is welcome to attend. Sponsored by South Point Amateur Radio Club and Amateur Radio Emergency Service. View sites.google.com/site/southpointarc or sites.google.com/view/southhawaiiares/home. Rick Ward, 938-3058

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5
Ka‘ū Homeschool Co–op Group, Mon., Nov. 5 & 19, 1pm, Ocean View Community Center. A parent led homeschool activity/social group building community in Ka‘ū. Contact prior to attending to confirm location in case of field trip. Laura Roberts, 406-249-3351

Story Time with Lindsey Miller from PARENTS, Inc., Mon., Nov. 5, 2:30-3:15pm, Nā‘ālehu Public Library. 333-3460, lindsey@hawaiiparents.org

Ocean View Volunteer Fire Department Meeting, Mon., Nov. 5, 4-6pm, Ocean View Community Center. 939-7033, ovcahi.org

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6
VOTE: General Election, Tue., Nov. 6, 7-6pm. Senate District 2 polling places in/near Ka‘ū: Cooper Center, 19-4030 Wright Rd., Volcano Village; Ka‘ū High/Pāhala Elementary School Cafeteria, 96-3150 Pikake St., Pāhala. Senate District 3 polling places in/near Ka‘ū: Nā‘ālehu Elementary School Cafeteria, 95-5545 Mamalahoa Hwy., Nā‘ālehu; Ocean View Community Center, 92-8924 Leilani Circle, Ocean View; Miloli‘i Halau Pavilion, Miloli‘i. elections.hawaii.gov

Family Yoga Class, Tue., Nov. 6, 9:30-10:30am, PARENTS, Inc., Nā‘ālehu. Wonderful way to embody connection. 3-12 years old and caregivers. All levels welcome. Wear comfortable clothes. Bring a mat, if can, as supplies are limited. Free. 333-3460, lindsey@hawaiiparents.org

Discovery Harbour Volunteer Fire Dept. Meeting, Tue., Nov. 6, 4-6pm, Nov. 20, 4:30-6:30pm, Discovery Harbour Community Hall. 929-9576, discoveryharbour.net

Ka‘ū Coffee Growers Meeting, Tue., Nov. 6, 6-8pm, Pāhala Community Center.

After Dark in the Park, Kolea: A Story of Hawai‘i and Beyond, Tue., Nov. 6, 7pm, Kīlauea Visitor Center Auditorium, Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park. Russell Cahill introduces his latest book, with selected readings and book signing. Program co-sponsored by Friends of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park. Free; donations help support park programs. Park entrance fees apply. 985-6011, nps.gov/hawaiivolcanoes

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7
Registration for P&R Boys & Girls, T-Ball/Coach Pitch Baseball League open Nov. 7-Jan. 16, Kahuku Park, H.OV.E. For ages 5-8. Programs run Jan. 22 through Apr. 18, game and practice times TBA. 929-9113, hawaiicounty.gov/pr-recreation

Craft Stick Fall Sign, Arts & Crafts Activity, Wed., Nov. 7, 3:30-5pm, Ka‘ū District Gym multi-purpose room, Pāhala. For grades K-8. Register through Nov. 5. 928-3102, hawaiicounty.gov/pr-recreation

Open Mic Night, Wed., Nov. 7, 6-10pm, Kīlauea Military Camp inside Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park. Call 967-8365 after 4pm to sign-up and for more details. For patrons 21+. Park entrance fees may apply. Open to KMC patrons and sponsored guests. 967-8371, kilaueamilitarycamp.com

ONGOING
VOTE: Early Walk-In Voting Open through Sat., Nov. 3. The early voting location for Kaʻū is at Pāhala Community Center, 96-1149 Kamani Street, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday - closed noon to 1 p.m.
     Local polls for the General Election open in precincts from Volcano through Kaʻū to Miloliʻi, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Nov. 6. The nearest polling places are: Cooper Center, 19430 Wright Road in Volcano; Kaʻū High & Pāhala Elementary, 96-3150 Pikake Street; Nāʻālehu Elementary School, 95-5545 Mamalahoa Hwy; Ocean View Community Center, 92-8924 Leilani Circle; and Miloliʻi Halau Pavillion, off Hwy 11 in the Village of Miloliʻi. See more at elections.hawaii.gov.

Tūtū and Me tuition-free traveling preschool, for keiki birth to five years old and their caregivers, is temporarily moving their Pāhala site program for Nov. 1 to the River of Life Assembly of God church. The group still meets Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. They will be back at Pāhala Community Center on Nov. 6. The Nāʻālehu location remains at Kauahaʻao Church in Waiʻōhinu, Mondays and Wednesdays, from 8:45 to 10:45 a.m.
     Tūtū and Me also offers home visits to aid caregivers with parenting tips and strategies, educational resources, and a compassionate, listening ear. Visits last 1.5 hours, two to four times a month, total of 12 visits. Snacks are provided.
     To enroll in either free program, fill out enrollment forms found at pidf.org/programs/tutu_and_me/enrollment_forms, or call Linda Bong at 929-8571, or Betty Clark at 464-9634 or eclark@pidfountation.org.

Public Access Room comes to Ocean View on Wednesday, Oct. 31. The non-partisan division of Hawaiʻi state legislature's legislative Reference Bureau will offer workshops. Free and open to the public, they focus on training for creating, following, and testifying on legislation.
     Two workshops will be offered. The first is geared towards newcomers, provides an introduction to the state legislative process to prepare new participants for the session. The second workshop is for those with an understanding of lawmaking. It will offer advanced advocacy tips on effective lobbying and often overlooked online resources. How-To guides, informational handouts, and other resources will be available.
     PAR's staff will be at Ocean View Ocean View Community Center on Wednesday, Oct. 31, at 92-8924 Leilani Circle. The Beginners Presentation will be from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.; the Advanced Presentation will be from 2:15 p.m. to 3 p.m. Additional presentations will be in Kona, Waimea, Pāhoa, and Hilo, from Oct. 29 through Nov. 1.
     For more, call toll free to 808-974-4000, ext. 7-0478, email Keanu Young at k.young@capitol.hawaii.gov, or go to lrbhawaii.org.

Hoʻokupu Hula No Kaʻū Cultural Festival happens Saturday, Nov. 3, at Pāhala Community Center, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Featuring Master Cultural Practitioners, Kukakuka (talk story), and many educational and cultural experiences with hands-on demonstrations. The festival is preceded by ceremonies at Punaluʻu Beach at dawn; at sunset, a ceremony will be held to honor ancestors; the festival will close with a ceremony at Makanau.
     Craft vendors, food vendors, and informational booths can still be applied for. Contact Kumu Hula Debbie Ryder at leionalani47@hotmail.com or (808) 649-9334 for an application. Last year brought over 1,000 spectators.
     The festival features hula performed by hālau from MexicoJapanWest Virginia, Oʻahu, South America, and Hawaiʻi Island. Traditional ethnic dance performances will come from Mexico, as well as the University of Hawaiʻi-Hilo Filipino Dancers. Taiko Drummers will perform. This year's headliner musical acts include Hoʻaikāne, Wailau Ryder, Keʻaiwa, Victor Chock, and Steven Sioloa.
     Sponsors include County Council member Maile David and community contributions through fundraising. See hookupukau.com.


Exhibit, Volcano Collaborations 2018: Artists Invitational, through Nov. 4, 9-5pm, Volcano Art Center Gallery, Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park. Features pieces made by 18 artists at VAC's first Artists' Collaboration event. 967-7565

Registration for Track & Field Practice open through Wed., Nov. 21, Kahuku Park, on Paradise Circle in H.O.V.E. Program for ages 6-14 to be held Dec. 3-Feb. 8. 929-9113, hawaiicounty.gov/pr-recreation

Volunteers Needed by St. Jude's Episcopal Church for community outreach, especially soup cooks and shower organizers, towel laundry, alter guild, and for the computer lab. Volunteers do not have to be members of the church. "Volunteering for St. Jude's Saturday Shower and Soup ministry is an opportunity to serve God in a powerful way," states St. Jude's. Contact Dave Breskin, 319-8333.

CU Hawaiʻi Federal Credit Union's Nāʻālehu Branch is taking applications for a Member Service Representative. The job description reads: Serve as a liaison between the member and the Credit Union. Provide a variety of financial services to members including savings, share drafts, and loan transactions, as well as sales of merchandise items: money orders, traveler's checks, postage stamps, etc., in accordance with Credit Union procedures and policies. CU Hawaiʻi offers medical, drug, dental, vision and retirement benefits.
     Mail, hand-deliver, or fax application to: CU Hawaii Federal Credit Union, Attn: Human Resources, 476 Hinano Street, Hilo, HI 96720, Fax (808) 935-7793. Applications can be downloaded online at cuhawaii.com/about-cu/career-opportunities.html

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