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Big Island’s Got Talent is Feb. 15

Jonathan Brooks performs at Big Island’s got talent. (COURTESY PHOTOS)
Jonathan Brooks performs at Big Island’s got talent. (COURTESY PHOTOS)
Keiki performers entertain at last year’s event. (COURTESY PHOTOS)
Keiki performers entertain at last year’s event. (COURTESY PHOTOS)
Big Island’s Got Talent judges Leiola Mitchell, Billy Rodrigues and Rona Lee work at last year’s event. (COURTESY PHOTOS)Buy Photo
Big Island’s Got Talent judges Leiola Mitchell, Billy Rodrigues and Rona Lee work at last year’s event. (COURTESY PHOTOS)

On Saturday, Feb. 15 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., the One Holistic Place non-profit corporation will hold its third major talent show fundraising event to promote awareness, prevention, and holistic treatment of chronic illness in the Hawaiian population. Twenty talented children and adults will share a variety of entertainment judged by Darlene Ahuna, Rona Lee, Duane Yamada and a special guest judge.

Arlene Araki and Dick Hershberger will be the emcees, and Mike McCullough of Bird Dog Bluez will provide entertainment during intermission. Other performances will include Hawaiian steel and jazz, blue grass, belly dancing, acro yoga, fire spinning, taiko drumming, Italian opera by one of the keiki performers, and more. Dinner is sponsored by Red Water Café, Strawberry Patch, Orchard Thai, Lotus Café, Banjy’s Paradise Bar & Grill, Healthways II, and Kona Kombucha.

Adult tickets, including a local Hawaiian flair dinner, are $30 for general seating and $40 for reserved. Tickets for the show only are just $15. All adult ticket prices increase at the door. The event is free for children under 6 and half price for children ages 6-10.

The mission of OHP is to help prevent chronic illness on Hawaii Island. Proceeds for this event go toward OHP to fund outreach programs for teens and young adults. Visit their website at www.OneHolisticPlace.org for more information. Tickets are available online at www.BIGT.EventBrite.com and in person at Saturday Farmer’s Market, Gill’s Lanai and Kohala Pacific Realty in North Kohala, Waimea Urgent Care, Kamuela Liquor Store, Kona Wine Market Kona Stories in Keahou and Kiernan’s Music in Kainaliu.