The University of Hawaii at Hilo will host a seminar featuring David Helweg, director of the Pacific Islands Climate Science Center (PICSC), at noon today in Room 118 of the Science and Technology Building. The event is free and open to the public.
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North Kohala Public Library in Kapaau will host “The Insect World” at 5 p.m. Monday. Ryan Caesar, a researcher with the Department of Plant and Environmental Protection Sciences at the University of Hawaii at Manoa will share his fascination with insects in this one-hour program.
Ryan Bisel, a member of the Boy Scouts of America, is the newest Eagle Scout of Troop 78.
Daily music and talk-story events this week in downtown Hilo are featuring the music and literature of Hawaii. Everyone is invited to the free programs being presented in tribute to the 51st annual Merrie Monarch Festival at Basically Books at 160 Kamehameha Ave.
Third Thursday Thrive will co-sponsor a film and potluck event with One Island Sustainability Living Center on Sunday, May 18, as part of One Island’s May theme of “Soil.” Everyone is invited.
The Blood Bank of Hawaii has expanded its donor eligibility criteria and welcomes both new and familiar faces to its May donation drive on the Big Island.
In conjunction with the gallery opening of Akihiko Izukura’s designer art and fashionable attire show at Hawaii Museum of Contemporary Art at 141 Kalakaua St. in Hilo, at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, May 2, Izukura will present to the community of Hilo hands-on techniques used in creating wearable designer and fashionable clothing for women from silkworms.
The application deadline for Kamehameha Schools’ Pauahi Keiki Scholars Cycle 1 preschool scholarship is April 30.
Kamehameha School Hawaii and Hilo High, Hawaii’s first- and second-place academic decathlon state championship teams, will compete in Honolulu April 24-26 at the 2014 USAD Nationals. The Hawaii teams will compete against other state champions from the U.S. as well as teams from the U.K. and China. More than 450 students will vie for honors.
Kona residents Jean Hull and Ken Love were recognized by The American Culinary Federation (ACF) Western Region at the ACF conference in Oakland, Calif. Both are members of the ACF Kona Kohala Chefs Association.
The American Association of University Women and University of Hawaii at Hilo Women’s Center initiated a Student Mentoring Program for the spring semester.
When Mount St. Helens reawakened in late September 2004 with an intense swarm of earthquakes and very noticeable uplift of the volcano’s crater floor, there was great uncertainty as to how the activity would unfold and what style of eruption might result.
Paauilo Elementary and Intermediate School is accepting registration for kindergarten for the 2014-15 school year. If your child is or will be 5 years old by July 31, and you live in the Paauilo area, feel free to visit the school and pick up a registration packet. Paauilo School is a “Success for All school” and provides a fun and rigorous program for your keiki. If you have any questions, you can call the school at 776-7710.
For those of you who have lived all of your lives here in Hawaii, you probably have never experienced “spring fever.”
Each Saturday, the Tribune-Herald 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 photos, most of which are from the 1950s and ’60s. Those with information about the subjects in the photos can contact Miki Bulos at 935-5021 (once the message starts, press 5) or via email at email@example.com . THIS PHOTO (NO. 180) was taken July 4, 1964.