Hilo Elks Lodge
The Elks Lodge is at 150 Kinoole St., in downtown Hilo; convenient parking is on the mauka (uphill) side, off Ululani Street. This is the site for the Hilo Hep Cats' Swinging Saturdays--a dance lesson at 7 p.m. followed by swing dancing to either live or DJ music from 8-10 p.m. on the first and third Saturdays of each month. The Hilo Hep Cats also often host dance parties or weekend workshops at this popular location. Non-smoking venue.
Paradise Performing Arts Center
The PPAC is at 29 Shipman Street in downtown Hilo. Located on the 2nd floor of Koehnen's Alley, next to Aikido of Hilo, the studio is accessed via the outdoors ramp. PPAC is the new location of the Hep Cats' classes on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights.