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William A. Black, Mitchell P. Medeiros, Sergio A. Rincon and Micah D. Ericson all graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.
Parker School will host Kahiau, its 10th annual auction gala on March 7, at the Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii. All proceeds from the event go towards financial aid at the school. The Hawaiian word kahiau means “to give generously from the heart,” and every year Parker puts on the gala so people can come together to provide educational opportunities for Hawaii children.
The Hawaiian Museum of Contemporary Art will present ‘Pigs Feet &Poi,’ a performance poetry, music and theatrical event, featuring performance poet, singer, actor and writer Michele Dalton, with opening acts singer/musician Margot Kimble and poet/healer Jeri Rose.
Noted environmental activist Capt. Charles Moore will present new footage and findings from his 2014 research voyage, at 7 p.m. March 7 at the Honokaa People’s Theatre.
Harmony Graziano, a senior at Hawaii Preparatory Academy, has been named a finalist in the 60th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. She will continue in the competition for 7,600 National Merit Scholarships worth about $33 million that will be offered this spring.
Imagine glass being shattered.
The University of Hawaii at Hilo, Hawaii Community College, and the Hawaii Island communities are cordially invited to the Conflict Management Workshop that is scheduled for Friday, Feb. 27, from 4- 8 p.m. The Friday workshop is open to the general public.
Big Island Association of Nurserymen is inviting the public to attend its 35th Annual Spring Show and Plant Sale.
On Monday, Feb. 2, Hawaii Island Community Development Corporation and Hawaii Island Adult Care, Inc., broke ground for the construction of infrastructure for the future new home of the Hilo Adult Day Center.
With whimsical shapes, illustrative scenes or divine stories, stained glass has recreated the light in our lives for centuries. Stained glass artisans use both glass color and texture to produce light forms and patterns creating mood and character in small and large spaces. Want to know more? Then this two-day stained glass workshop will shed some light on the process of stained glass.
The 2015 Hawaii State Career &Technical Student Organization Convention was held Feb. 10-11, at the Honolulu Convention Center on Oahu.
Parker School is proud to announce that a record number of Parker students have won awards in three different art competitions. This year, six high school students have won four Gold Key and six Silver Key Awards in the prestigious Scholastic Art Awards Competition. The State Foundation for Culture and the Arts is flying Ms. Buscher and all six students to O’ahu later this month to see the young artists’ pieces hung at the Hawai’i State Art Museum.
On March 14, the monthly meeting of Hilo Orchid Society will feature Art E. Chadwick from Chadwick &Son Orchids of Richmond, Virginia. His topic will be “First Ladies and their Cattleyas: 1929 to Present” discussing the history of and the breeding that went into First Lady namesake hybrids, with a special emphasis on species.
Reigning Miss Hawaii-Island Filipina Queen Kieryn Ka‘aihue encourages young women of Filipino ancestry, ages 18 to 27, to participate in the next Miss Hawaii-Island Filipina Scholarship Pageant on June 27 in Hilo. Produced by Big Island Filipino Community Council, pageant phases include judges’ interview, swimsuit, talent, terno (formal gown), and Mutya ng Diwa (Filipino spirit).