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Tropical Gardening: Reduce maintenance with garden pathways, landscape plants

Aug 28 2016 - 12:05am || Comments

Large expanses of lawn can be high maintenance and require continuous weed control, fertilizer, pest control and watering. If you need a big area for football, soccer, golf practice and all that, then lawns are worth the trouble.

  • | Posted: Aug 28 2016 - 12:05am

    Large expanses of lawn can be high maintenance and require continuous weed control, fertilizer, pest control and watering. If you need a big area for football, soccer, golf practice and all that, then lawns are worth the trouble.

  • Posted: Aug 28 2016 - 12:05am

    In 1870, while exploring the American West, Nathaniel P. Langford encountered an “immense volume of clear, sparkling water projected into the air to a height of one hundred and twenty-five feet.” He named this volcanic feature Old Faithful. This magnificent geyser became the signature attraction of Yellowstone National Park, and it remains a popular visitor stop today.

  • Posted: Aug 27 2016 - 1:30am

    The Tribune-Herald each Saturday is publishing a photo from the Lyman Museum’s John Howard Pierce Photography Collection. The museum is seeking help identifying the people and places in the pictures, most of which are from the 1950s and ’60s. Those with information about the subjects in the photos can contact the museum by calling 935-5021 or emailing archives@lymanmuseum.org. THIS PHOTO (NO. 20610) was captured Jan. 17, 1965.

  • Posted: Aug 27 2016 - 12:05am

    Call it “CSI: Kona.”

  • Posted: Aug 27 2016 - 12:05am

    The University of Hawaii at Hilo announced a new, astronomical benefit for its students.

  • Posted: Aug 26 2016 - 12:06am

    Temple University professor Charles Weitz talks with colleagues during the Modernization and Health in the Asia-Pacific Region Conference hosted by the University of Hawaii at Hilo on Aug. 19 at the ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center. The international conference featured presentations about the health effects of modernization in the Pacific and Asian regions, including Vanuatu, Samoa, Hawaii and Micronesia. It was co-sponsored by the Japan Society of Physiological Anthropology and the international Human Biology Association.

  • Posted: Aug 26 2016 - 12:06am

    Connect-Point United Pentecostal Church invites first responders — police, fire and rescue personnel, paramedics and their families — to a 6 p.m. service Sept. 11 at the Community of Christ Church in Hilo.

  • Posted: Aug 26 2016 - 12:06am

    Want to learn how to peacefully resolve conflicts? Then join Ku‘ikahi Mediation Center’s Basic Mediation Training program next month in Hilo.

  • Posted: Aug 26 2016 - 12:06am

    It’s time to release those concerns you might have about your painting skills and gain poise in each of your brush strokes. Let go of those nagging anxieties when using new colors and gain new confidence in your composition.

  • Posted: Aug 26 2016 - 12:06am

    The Food Basket’s annual Feed-A-Thon, hosted by longtime ambassador Tommy “Kahikina” Ching, is underway at KTA Super Stores through Sept. 2.

  • Posted: Aug 25 2016 - 12:06am

    The College of Continuing Education and Community Service at the University of Hawaii at Hilo is offering two art classes this fall.

  • Posted: Aug 25 2016 - 12:06am

    Hawaii Island Adult Care participant Sarah Ching celebrated her 100th birthday at the center Tuesday by doing ceramics with art therapist Lori Thal and tai chi with instructor Faith LeLievre.

  • Posted: Aug 25 2016 - 12:05am

    Spend a morning with Charlene Asato creating three different book structures. Learn how to make an origami fold book, tassel book and fishbone fold book. Visually appealing, these books are sure to bring delight. Prior bookbinding experience is not necessary.

  • Posted: Aug 25 2016 - 12:05am

    “Embrace Change: New Vision (Create Engagement)” is the theme for the 62nd annual Hawaii Island United Hongwanji Buddhist Women’s Association Convention from 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 17 at Sangha Hall in Hilo.

  • Posted: Aug 25 2016 - 12:05am

    Waiakea High School students of Na Haumana O Waiakea, above, perform a chant Aug. 18 during the blessing and opening of the Kapiolani Street extension in Hilo. At left, many members of the community gathered to observe the completion of the long-awaited extension. The project, which closed a half-mile gap between Lanikaula and Mohouli streets, also included the installation of traffic lights at Mohouli and Lanikaula, bike lanes, a turning lane, curbs, gutters and sidewalks.