Kamehameha Schools presented a $2,000 check Aug. 6 to the Equip the Kitchens Campaign for the future Hawaii Community College-Palamanui campus. The presentation was made during the ACF Kona Kohala Chefs Association’s monthly luncheon meeting at Roy’s Waikoloa Bar and Grill.
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Hawaii Preparatory Academy is planning to host a series of admission events for prospective K-12 day students.
Friday, August 29 will be the opening date for a new special exhibit at the Lyman Museum — “A Source of Light, Constant and Never-Fading,” opens in November, presented by Ka‘Ohana O Kalaupapa.
Eight years ago, Verna Duarte, owner of Puna Rentals Inc., wanted to do something in memory of a dear friend who lost his life in a tragic accident on a Labor Day weekend a year before.
Hospice of Hilo and the Suicide Prevention Task Force will sponsor a special memorial service for survivors of suicide at 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, at the Hospice of Hilo Community Building located at 1011 Waianuenue Ave.
KHON2 will host a telethon early this morning and again this afternoon and evening to raise money for the American Red Cross, Hawaii State Chapter.
The Hawaii Island Contractors’ Association and its co-sponsors, Bank of Hawaii and Honsador Lumber, recently awarded two $750 scholarships to second-year Hawaii Community College carpentry majors. For 15 years, the three entities have sponsored a Scholarship Trolling Tournament to fund the awards for students pursuing a degree in a construction-related field. From left are Leslie Isemoto and Alden Chai, tournament co-chairs; scholarship recipients Hunter Christensen and BJ Francis, Gabe Figueroa of Honsador Lumber and Roberta Chu of Bank of Hawaii.
Hundreds of people took part in Puukohola Heiau National Historic Site’s 42nd anniversary celebration and annual Hookuikahi i Puukohola Establishment Day Hawaiian Cultural Festival on Saturday and Sunday in South Kohala.
Llewellyn K. Young Jr. recently was named principal of Hilo’s St. Joseph School.
September marks the eighth year Hawaii Island museums are collaborating to open their doors to other museums’ members.
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 annual Recycled Trash Costume Competition, open to contestants ages 18 and older, is planned in conjunction with the Trash Art Show gala opening at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5, at the Hawaii Museum of Contemporary Art in downtown Hilo.
The Chinese Civic Association of Hawaii will hold its annual Moon Festival on Saturday, Sept. 6, at the Church of the Holy Cross in Hilo. Festivities and a buffet dinner at the church’s multipurpose room are set to begin at 5:30 p.m.
North Kohala author and photographer William Chillingworth will share a slide presentation from his recently published book, “’Io Lani, the Hawaiian Hawk,” at 6:30 p.m. on Monday at the North Kohala Public Library.