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UHH ranked most-diverse four-year school

The Chronicle of Higher Education has ranked the University of Hawaii at Hilo as the most diverse four-year public institution in the country. The UH System filled out all the top spots in that category, with UH-Maui College, UH-West Oahu and UH-Manoa ranking in Nos. 2-4, respectively.

Enjoy hula kahiko at Volcano Art Center this morning

The Volcano Art Center’s Hula Kahiko Series will continue at 10:30 a.m. today, with performances by three halau: Hula Kalehuak‘ieki‘eika‘iu from Volcano, under the direction of kumu hula Ab Valencia; Hula Kamamolikolehua of Kaka‘ako, Oahu, directed by kumu hula Pohaikealoha Souza, and Hula Kalehua‘apapaneoka‘au from Palolo, Oahu, under the direction of kumu hula Patrick Kapuawehi Choy.

Volcano Winery plans 2014 Harvest Festival

The grapes are in, which means it’s time for the 2014 Volcano Winery Harvest Festival. This year’s festival is a benefit for Volcano School of Arts &Sciences. Enjoy an afternoon of wine, music and food from 4-7 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 14, at the Volcano Winery at 35 Pi‘i Mauna Drive in the Volcano Golf Course subdivision.

Backyard compost workshops offered

Help keep Hawaii green by composting home and yard green waste. Learn the easy way to reap the benefits of improved soil in Recycle Hawaii’s ongoing compost workshops. These two-hour Saturday sessions are open to beginners with no composting experience as well as those wanting to learn more. Fee is $10 per adult, with no charge for children.