After years of uncertainty, a telescope on Mauna Kea facing funding cuts will continue to conduct research into outer space.
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The Hilo Community Players will host auditions for “This is Hamlet,” a fast-paced spoof with an assortment of villains, kings, ghosts and requisite grave diggers, in a lighthearted look at Shakespeare’s heftiest play.
The public is invited to a Hawaii Farmers Market &Agritourism Vendors Informational Session from noon-3 p.m. Wednesday in Kona or from 1-4 p.m. Friday, May 2, in Hilo.
Friday is the final deadline for submitting an entry to the annual E Ola Pono Campaign, a statewide initiative that encourages youth groups of any age to develop projects and activities that bring harmony, peace and pono to their schools and communities.
Local artists Barry Brandes, bass-baritone, and Walter Greenwood, pianist, are back again for their annual spring concert.
The University of Hawaii at Hilo choirs will present their spring choral concert, “We Sing the Spring,” at 2 p.m. Sunday at the UH-Hilo Performing Arts Center. The Kapili Choir and the University Chorus are conducted by Amy Horst and accompanied by Walter Greenwood on piano.
A preliminary hearing has been set for a 25-year-old homeless man accused of abducting and sexually assaulting a 27-year-old woman.
A brushfire near Punaluu Black Sands Beach Park in Ka‘u burned through about 12 acres of undeveloped land on Tuesday evening.
When I picked up knitting needles for the first time about two years ago, I couldn’t have imagined how vital the hobby would become to my well-being. Learning to knit was hard for me, but once I mastered it, the craft became addictive, in a good way: It calmed me and helped me to write and to deal with the frustrations of motherhood.
“You OK, Dad?”
Garden Guy, I have waited seven years for avocados to appear on my trees. Now there is small fruit galore. I have fertilized and mulched as you have suggested and the leaves are dark green with some new growth. But some of the lower leaves have reddish spots … the same thing is showing up on my one mango tree. Will the discolored leaves affect the fruit? Do you think my trees are diseased? Help needed in Hilo.
Affirmative action handed a defeat
Bieber seeking delay in DUI trial
HONOLULU — A 15-year-old stowaway who survived a flight over the Pacific in a jet’s wheel well spent seven hours undetected in what is supposed to be a highly secure area of San Jose International Airport before the flight departed, according to an official briefed on the investigation.