Keaau Elementary School administrators invite nominations of “gifted” students for special programs offered during the next school year. The nomination period is underway. Nomination forms are available at the school office for parents of students in grades 1-4. Return all nomination forms to your child’s teacher by 9 a.m. Friday, May 2.
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Alejandro Martinez of Holualoa is one of 1,594 students who were named to the Biola University Dean’s List for fall 2013.
All Hawaii writers are invited to the Kauai Writers Conference May 24-25 at the Marriott Courtyard in Kapaa, Kauai. The conference will feature literary agent Liz Kracht of the Kimerly Cameron & Associates Literary Agency, along with award-winning authors Jill Landis and Joe Clifford.
A team from Kealakehe High School will compete in the 12th Annual Academic WorldQuest National Competition on Saturday at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.
The public is invited to two days of Bible lectures Saturday and Sunday, May 10-11, at the Edith Kanaka‘ole Multipurpose Stadium in Hilo. The theme of the two-day event is “God’s Word Is Beneficial for Teaching,” based on 2 Timothy 3:16. Most of the speakers are from the Big Island. The assembly opens at 8 a.m. each day, with the first lecture at 9:40 a.m. Saturday’s session concludes at 3:55 p.m., and Sunday’s session ends at 3:30 p.m.
During the State Forensic Championship from April 10-12 at Iolani School, three Parker School debate team members qualified for the National Forensic League National Tournament.
“Peepshow books,” more commonly known as “tunnel books,” might not be what you expect.
Life Care Center of Hilo will celebrate Nursing Home Week in May with festivities for the residents and their family members. In addition, the trained professional staff will offer several free community services from 3-6 p.m. Tuesday, May 13.
The Alzheimer’s Association will present lectures in May at the Aging and Disability Resource Center at 1055 Kinoole St. in Hilo.
Rotary Club of Pahoa Sunset announces its “Students of the Month” for the Puna district.
“Celebrate with Orchids” at the 32nd annual Kona Daifukuji Orchid Club (KDOC) show and sale Sunday, July 27, at the Daifukuji Soto Mission Hall.
“Grease,” the lively musical about high school in the 1950s, will be presented by Hilo High School students at 7:30 p.m. this Friday and Saturday and May 2-3, and this Sunday and May 4 at the HHS auditorium.
Looking for a summer of fun and educational activities for your child?
The University of Hawaii at Hilo Art Department is offering six scholarships for its Summer Art Institute Hilo program.
The American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Waimea is hosting an official kickoff this weekend for its 11th annual event Oct. 25.