The 26th annual Domestic Violence Family Peace Walk and Vigil, postponed from Oct. 17 because of Hurricane Iselle, was hosted Nov. 21 in Hilo.
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Hospice of Hilo is celebrating the holiday season by lighting up the Trees of Remembrance during its 25th annual Light Up a Life.
At a ceremony Oct. 23, winners of a Hawaii State Bar Association’s high school essay contest were honored. The event, hosted in the Hawaii Supreme Court courtroom, was sponsored by the Hawaii Access to Justice Commission and the HSBA as part of national Pro Bono Week.
In January, Aloha Performing Arts Company will welcome a new instructor, Megan Hodge, formerly of Atlanta, who will teach several new classes, expanding APAC’s roster of educational opportunities for all ages.
Life Care Center of Hilo Elders get a special treat from Chris Brilhante’s realty office every year in December. His office makes a special edible holiday scene. They get more creative every year. The beautiful creation always is displayed by Life Care in the welcoming lanai, which gives all the Elders, family members, visitors and staff a chance to view the exquisite art. Life Care welcomes visitors to come and enjoy this scene, as well as the holiday parking lot lights throughout this month.
Holiday shopping came early for Waiakeawaena and Waiakea elementary students Dec. 4th at Waiakea High School’s eighth annual Santa’s Workshop.
Kianie Sampaga, Miss Teen Lehua Hawaii, and Angelina Ramirez, Young Miss Lehua Hawaii, will travel to Honolulu in early January to compete in the Miss Hawaii High School and Miss Hawaii Jr. High School state pageant.
Join Subaru Telescope-NAOJ astronomers Dr. Olivier Guyon and Dr. Josh Walawender for their talk entitled “Observing Exoplanets with Small and Large Telescopes” at 7 p.m. Friday at ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center.
We will see you next year!
The skies were clear and the streets were lined with smiling faces during the 11th annual Keaau Village Lighted Christmas Parade on Saturday evening.
In observance of Christmas Day, all public libraries will be closed Thursday, Dec. 25.
The Fraternal Order of Eagles hosted 68 members and guests at its third annual Thanksgiving Day Feast. The dinner was hosted at noon at the Eagles facility in Keaau.
The culinary class of female inmates at the Women’s Community Correctional Center (WCCC) hosted its Winter Banquet Celebration on Dec. 4 to feature some of the cuisine members learned to create.
A warm mahalo to the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s Honorary Chairperson, Dr. Kevin Kurohara, for walking in honor of those who have suffered from dementia.
TJ Kalaniopio recently was named director of facilities at Hawaii Preparatory Academy (HPA).