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Jul 30 2016 - 1:30am || Comments

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. 20604) was captured Feb. 5, 1965.

  • Posted: Jul 21 2016 - 12:05am

    The League of Women Voters and the American Association of University Women Hilo Chapter are sponsoring Hawaii County’s final and most comprehensive moderated mayoral candidate forum from 5-7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Aunty Sally Kaleohano’s Luau Hale in Hilo.

  • Posted: Jul 20 2016 - 1:30am

    This photo from the Lyman Museum’s John Howard Pierce Photography Collection, No. 15916, was first published in the Oct. 31, 2015, edition of the Tribune-Herald. The following people were identified thanks to the efforts of the community: From left are Tadao Okimoto, unknown, Joyce Itrata, unknown, Lina Kishaba, John Stormont and Melvin Kunimoto. The photo was captured April 26, 1964, at the Federal Building in Downtown Hilo. If you think a subject or location has been misidentified, a name misspelled or have any further information about this photo, call the museum at 935-5021.

  • Posted: Jul 20 2016 - 12:05am

    Owners Tammy Bennett and Mary Pierson recently observed the 29th anniversary of Fabric Impressions, the shop that showcases their love of island fabric creations.

  • Posted: Jul 20 2016 - 12:05am

    Physician leadership of Hilo Medical Center’s medical staff recently presented $10,000 in scholarships to invest in health care careers and improve the quality of care in East Hawaii.

  • Posted: Jul 20 2016 - 12:05am

    The Volcano Art Center is hosting six-week “Handbuilding with Clay” afternoon and evening workshops beginning Aug. 9 and 11 at the center’s Niualani Campus in Volcano Village.

  • Posted: Jul 19 2016 - 12:05am

    Keaukaha General Store created its $1,000 Holomua Scholarship to encourage students to “Holomua,” or move forward, improve and progress.

  • Posted: Jul 19 2016 - 12:05am

    Volcano Art Center announces an exhibition titled “Endemic Understanding” on display from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily July 23-Aug. 28 at the gallery in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

  • Posted: Jul 19 2016 - 12:05am

    The Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Hawaii recently conducted its installation of officers for 2016-17 during a ceremony attended by officials of the Higashi-Hiroshima Chamber of Commerce and Industry visiting from Japan.

  • Posted: Jul 19 2016 - 12:05am

    At left, Marty Wisner teaches keiki how to drive slot cars around an elaborate track Wednesday during Slot Car Racing with Uncle Marty at Mountain View Public and School Library. At right, Kori Mayberry, 6, controls a slot car on the track. Wiser says he got his first slot car track when he was 8 years old in 1963 and has been playing with them ever since.

  • | Posted: Jul 17 2016 - 12:05am

    If you want to learn more about all the amazing uses of bamboo and how to grow it, you are invited to join the Hawaii Chapter of the American Bamboo Society at noon July 24 at the Kona Cloud Forest Sanctuary in Kaloko Mauka.

  • Posted: Jul 17 2016 - 12:05am

    The saying “Annie alga and Freddy fungus took a lichen to each other” can invoke groans or giggles from students of environmental science. This mnemonic helps us remember a lichen is formed by two (or sometimes three) organisms from different biological kingdoms living in a mutually beneficial relationship with each other.

  • Posted: Jul 16 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. 20602) was captured Feb. 5, 1965.

  • Posted: Jul 16 2016 - 12:05am

    The Hawaii Island United Hongwanji Buddhist Women’s Association recently awarded Kimberly Kamei and Tiana Agdeppa $1,000 scholarships during services at Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin and Honokaa Hongwanji, respectively.

  • Posted: Jul 16 2016 - 12:05am

    The Hawaii Carriage Driving Society participated in the opening ceremonies for the 54th annual Parker Ranch Fourth of July Rodeo and Horse Races.

  • Posted: Jul 16 2016 - 12:05am

    The Ku‘ikahi Mediation Center received a $5,000 grant from Hawaii Electric Light Co. to support its East Hawaii Peer Mediation Elementary School Pilot Project. The program brings conflict resolution and prevention skills to students, developing peacemakers in East Hawaii schools.