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Paauilo EIS accepting kindergarten registrations

Paauilo Elementary and Intermediate School is accepting registration for kindergarten for the 2014-15 school year. If your child is or will be 5 years old by July 31, and you live in the Paauilo area, feel free to visit the school and pick up a registration packet. Paauilo School is a “Success for All school” and provides a fun and rigorous program for your keiki. If you have any questions, you can call the school at 776-7710.

Help identify this photo

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 photos, 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 archives@lymanmuseum.org . THIS PHOTO (NO. 180) was taken July 4, 1964.

Dunnington is 2nd in poetry competition’s state finals

Parker School is pleased to announce junior Sean Dunnington earned second place in the Poetry Out Loud State Finals on March 2 at the Tenney Theatre, Cathedral of St. Andrew’s in Honolulu. One of 15 contestants at the state level, Dunnington recited the poems “Momma Said” by Calvin Forbes; “The Chimney Sweeper: When My Mother Died I Was Very Young,” by William Blake; and “Self-Inquiry Before the Job Interview” by Gary Soto.

Meeder is Easter speaker at Sure Foundation Puna

Kim Meeder will be the guest speaker at Sure Foundation Puna at 8 and 10 a.m on Easter Sunday, April 20. Everyone is invited. The Children’s Ministry will be having an Easter egg hunt during both services. SF Puna is located on the corner of Pahoa Highway and Pohaku Circle. For more information, call 966-6489 or e-mail info@surefoundation.tv .

UH-Hilo alum wins fellowship

Louisa Shobhini Ponnampalam, Ph.D., a 2003 University of Hawaii at Hilo marine science graduate and research fellow at the Institute of Ocean and Earth Sciences at the University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, was awarded $150,000 to conduct a three-year study on dugongs, a large coastal marine mammal that resembles the manatee.