“Apenny saved is a penny earned” was a popular saying back in the good old days of Ben Franklin. Now, we add on a few zeroes to make “dollars saved are dollars earned.”
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March 5 marked the third anniversary of the onset of Kilauea’s four-day-long Kamoamoa fissure eruption. This brief episode marked the end of the eruptive vent established east of Pu‘u ‘O‘o in 2007 and presaged a return of activity to Pu‘u ‘O‘o that continues today.
The Papaikou Hongwanji Spring Rummage Sale is slated for 7-11 a.m. Saturday in the multipurpose hall. It is in Papaikou on the Onomea Scenic Route, makai of Highway 19.
Blood donors are needed every day to meet the needs of Hawaii’s patients.
Each Saturday, the Tribune-Herald 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 Miki Bulos at 935-5021 (once the message starts, press 5) or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org . This photo (No. 18197) was taken at the Papaikou Hongwanji Mission.
Mango Medical, a primary care medical group based in Waimea, opened a new clinic in Ocean View.
Tickets are on sale now for the Pacific Tsunami Museum’s 12th-annual story festival and dinner, “Waiakea Town Revisited,” scheduled for 6 p.m. Sunday, April 6, at the Sangha Hall in downtown Hilo.
Each year, the Zonta Club of Hilo presents the Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Award. Get an application form at www.zontahilo.org .
Get ready to experience music from around the globe strummed on a familiar string instrument.
Celebrate ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center’s eighth anniversary at its annual Family Day sponsored by KTA Super Stores.
Monday is the deadline to enter the third Sam Choy’s Keauhou Poke Contest, which will be staged Sunday, March 16, at the Sheraton Kona Resort Convention Center.
Experience the teachings of Buddha and practice meditation from 4-5:45 p.m. Sunday at the Volcano Art Center Niaulani Campus in Volcano Village.
An “Introduction to Meditation” class will be taught as part of the Zen Buddhist Days of Mindfulness Series from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, March 22, in Hawaiian Paradise Park.
The Wailoa Art &Cultural Center’s main event during March will be the ever-popular Big Island Woodturners 16th annual exhibit today through March 28. There will be a meet-the-artists reception from 5-7 p.m. today. The reception is free and open to the public.
Parker School will host Kahiau, its ninth-annual auction gala, on Saturday at the Fairmont Orchid.