Friday, Aug. 29, will be the opening date for a new special exhibit at the Lyman Museum — “A Source of Light, Constant and Never-Fading” — presented by Ka‘Ohana O Kalaupapa.
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The Kahakai Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) is holding a community meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Kahakai Elementary School in Hawaiian Beaches.
The Aloha Council of the Boy Scouts of America recently presented its Hawaii’s Distinguished Citizen Award to Central Pacific Bank CEO and Chairman John C. Dean at its annual awards dinner on Oahu.
Mahalo to all of the employees of the County of Hawaii who helped with storm relief efforts by collecting and donating 809 pounds of food, water and supplies for Kokua Puna, a drive for those affected by Tropical Storm Iselle. On Friday, Aug. 22, people gave 723 pounds of food and water, and 86 pounds of nonfood supplies, along with donations of $220. Collected items were given to Hawaii Island United Way and the Hawaii Food Basket for distribution in Puna.
Parker School is pleased to welcome two new members to its board of directors — Julie Hendricks and Frances Simperman.
According to Yvonne Yokoe, band director at Hilo High School, there are many reasons to join band. And the best reason, she says, is because “it’s fun!”
O n Saturday, the new Honokaa Skate Park formally opened for business following a dedication ceremony and celebration.
The Courtyard Marriott King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel signed on to The Hoola Ohana: Building A Healthy Community Program in support of the Hawaii Island United Way.
Before tropical storm Iselle’s landfall on Aug. 7, conventional wisdom among many residents was that the Island of Hawaii is immune to hurricanes because its large volcanic mountains obstruct approaching storms, diverting them around the island.
Tropical Hawaiian summers are perfect for the heavy production of banana fruit. In fact, this time of year folks have such an abundant supply of the fruit that it is hard for a family to eat them all. Even using them for banana smoothies, pancakes, bread, fried bananas, banana chips and dried bananas, just to mention a few uses! Bananas are rich in nutrients and especially good for supplying potassium. Home grown bananas are a great way to reduced your grocery bill.
It’s all about our keiki, in the Kokua Way today, shining a bright light on the future.
The County of Hawaii Coordinated Services for the Elderly encourages Big Island senior citizen residents ages 60 and older to get their free Senior Identification Cards and learn more about senior information and assistance/referral, transportation and in-home chore services.
The congregation of St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church in Kapaau, North Kohala, will host its annual bazaar from 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6.
The Chronicle of Higher Education has ranked the University of Hawaii at Hilo as the most diverse four-year public institution in the country. The UH System filled out all the top spots in that category, with UH-Maui College, UH-West Oahu and UH-Manoa ranking in Nos. 2-4, respectively.
Cheyanne Kaui-onalani Duvauchelle Keliihoomalu of Molokai has been named Miss Rodeo Hawaii 2014.