A trip to so-called third-world countries of the tropics can be very enlightening in some unexpected ways.
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Kahilu Theatre will have the rare opportunity to host the only performance on Hawaii Island of “Peace On Your Wings” at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 22.
This month, our “Volcano Watch” articles are focusing on how the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) monitors Kilauea’s June 27 lava flow. Last week, we covered satellite monitoring; this week, we discuss how HVO scientists track lava flow activity from the air and from the ground.
Wailoa Center’s Fountain Gallery will present the Minihune Miniatures Club display opening Friday, Feb. 6th, from 5-7 p.m. Any Town, Anytime is an exhibit where you can see a 1950s peddler’s cart with 15 cent hot dogs next door to a modern day tea shop, around the corner from a Victorian conservatory and just down the street from the Craftsman-style house that belongs to a rock and roll witch. This collection of shops and houses combines different eras, occupations and fantasies.
The Aloha Exchange Club of East Hawaii on Thursday recognized Lloyd Ishikawa as East Hawaii “Officer of the Month” for January.
The Office of Housing and Community Development is currently accepting applications to its Residential Emergency Repair Program. RERP loans are available to low-and moderate-income homeowners who are interested in repairing and improving their primary residence. The RERP loan can be used for roof repairs, electrical and plumbing work, sewer improvements, the installation of a solar water heating system and termite treatment and repairs to termite or wood rot damage.
Tickets are on sale for the University of Hawaii at Hilo’s 15th Annual Distinguished Alumni and Service Awards Banquet, scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 28, at Nani Mau Gardens at 5 p.m. Tickets are $85 each or $680 for a table of eight.
The Rotary Club of Pahoa Sunset presented more than $28,000 to 31 Puna District farmers in the form of $750.00 individual grant checks on Jan. 20, and presented a $5,000 check to Hawaii Island Food-basket on Jan. 8.
Members of the Waiakea High School robotics team won big in November at an international robotics competition at Nagoya University in Japan.
The Hilo High School Community Council (SCC) developed individual surveys for all stakeholders; including students, parents and guardians, teachers and staff and the alumni and community on the topic of the potential naming of the school’s new gym.
Hilo High School Foundation Distinguished Service Awards will be awarded by foundation president Barry Taniguchi and vice president Allan Ikawa at the foundation’s fourth annual Recognition Dinner on Wednesday, Feb. 11, at Sangha Hall.
Army officials are opening several parts of Pohakuloa Training Area for bow hunting, Saturday and Sunday, 5 a.m.-7 p.m.
Community First, in partnership with Hospice of Hilo, is bringing in the internationally recognized authority on hospice and palliative care, J. Donald Schumacher, to speak about “building a community to honor quality of life.” Schumacher will be speaking at the ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center on Jan. 29 from noon to 1:30 p.m.
The entire family is invited to the third annual ‘Ohana Fun Run from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, at the Shipman Park in Keaau. This is a free health and wellness event.
On Jan. 6, Hilo Medical Center thanked the Hilo Photo Club for refreshing its collection of 22 images of Hawaiian wildlife and local landmarks on display in the hospital’s lobby.