Congregations of East Hawaii churches invite the public to join in prayer services on behalf of the residents of Puna at 4 p.m. Sunday in the Pahoa Community Center pool parking lot at 15-2910 Puna Road, Pahoa.
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The congregation of Honomu Henjoji Mission (Odaishisan) will present its annual bazaar and rummage sale from 7:30 a.m.-noon Saturday, Oct. 18.
Join one of Hawaii’s premier naturalists for an exploration through a hidden, seldom-visited and pristine Hawaiian treasure from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, during Volcano Art Center’s “Fern Lover’s Hike.”
This is National Child Passenger Safety Week. In recognition of this important informational and safety observance, the Hawaii Fire Department will conduct islandwide Child Passenger Safety Clinics at various Fire Stations throughout the island.
Imagine what you can do with a stack of paper and some string. The ancient Copts of Egypt did and the history of bookbinding began.
The Hilo Orchid Society has presented a $7,697 check to Ku‘ikahi Mediation Center. The funds were raised during the Preview Party of the 62nd Annual Hilo Orchid Show. Held July 31 at the Edith Kanaka‘ole Stadium, the zero-waste benefit featured fine wines and beer, catered food, live music and orchid sales.
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park invites everyone to volunteer and help protect the park’s native ecology on National Public Lands Day, Saturday, Sept. 27.
National Association of Counties President Riki Hokama appointed Hawaii County Council member Dennis “Fresh” Onishi to the NACo Board of Directors during the 79th annual conference, which was hosted July 11-14 in New Orleans.
Plunders of war, or just pulp fiction?
Big Island historian Boyd D. Bond will present a history of horses and horsemen of Hawaii — “Horses and Horsemen in Hawaii Neigh!” — from 7-8:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 22, at the Lyman Museum in Hilo.
Scott Hare of Hawai’i Koa Naturals on the Big Island has taken “Best of Show” at Hawaii’s Woodshow 2014, the 22nd annual event sponsored by the Hawai’i Forest Industry Association.
Because of the lava flow currently threatening the Pahoa area, coordinators decided Monday to postpone the Neighborhood Watch Round-Up.
Kapoho-born Frances Kakugawa, an educator, poet and published author, will discuss the art of caregiving at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24, at the Aging and Disability Resource Center at 1055 Kinoole St. in Hilo. For reservations, call Chris Ridley at 443-7360.
Two programs aimed at introducing high school students and aspiring farmers on Hawaii Island to agricultural careers are seeking applicants for upcoming cohorts in October.