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Monday, January 28, 2013

Kona Historical Society Happenings: Historical Sunset Cruise 2/10; Free Lecture Series Honoring Kona Begins 1/30

Historical Sunset Cruise
Aboard the Fair Wind II
Sunday, February 10, 2:00-5:00PM
This tour starts and ends at Keauhou Bay and includes Kahalu`u Bay, Kealakekua Bay, and Honaunau Bay aboard the catamaran Fair Wind II. Kama`aina resident John Mitchell provides the fascinating historical narrative prepared by Kona historian Jean Greenwell on the holua at Keauhou, the Battle of Kuamo`o, Kealakekua Bay, the Battle of Mokuohai at Ke`ei, and Pu`uhonua `o Honaunau. The sightings of whales and dolphins are often an added treat. Reservations are $65 for KHS members and $75 for non-members. KHS members will be asked to show their membership cards to receive the discount. Check-in time is 1:45 PM at Keauhou Pier. There will be a no-host bar aboard. For reservations call Fair Wind at 808-322-2788.

Hanohano `o Kona -
Honoring Kona
A FREE Community Lecture Series

West Hawai`i Civic Center
Last Wednesday of each month, 5:30-7:00PM
In response to popular demand for information about local culture and history in 2012, the Kona Historical Society is proud to again provide the community with the Hanahano `o Kona Lecture Series in cooperation with the County of Hawai`i. The talks will be held the last Wednesday of each month at the West Hawai`i Civic Center on Kealakehe Parkway (going up to Kealakehe High School) and are free to the public.

January 30 - A Scenic Sampler of Films and Photos from the Kona Historical Society Archives
Maile Melrose, Local Historian

February 27 - Chinese New Year: Celebration and Tradition
Ed Yap and the Kohala Tong Wo Society

March 27 - Hawaiian Surfing History
John R. K. Clark, Author of Hawaiian Surfing


Kona Historical Society

Kona Coffee Living History Farm

H.N. Greenwell Store

Portugese Stone Oven Bread Baking Program
Thursday, 10am-1pm
Bread Sales: 12:30-3pm

KHS Office
(808) 323-3222

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