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Jul 28 2016 - 12:05am || Comments

The Akaka Falls Lions Club recently installed its 2016-17 officers and directors during a ceremony at the Hilo Naniloa Hotel. Seated is president Jay Ihara. From left are: Clyde Yoshida, one-year director; Glen Shigehara, secretary; Crystal Robledo, tail twister; Joan Kawakone, membership director; Benjamin Cockett, treasurer; Roberta Sonoda, third VP; Sandra Wacker, second VP; and Kaloa Robinson, first VP. Not pictured: Jeanne Beers, lion tamer; Ronelle Calma, two-year director; Lyron Lee, two-year director; and Len Shimabukuro, one-year director.

  • Posted: Jul 1 2016 - 12:05am

    Local Allstate agency owner Kris Speegle’s commitment to helping others and serving in the community has culminated in a total of $8,000 in grant money from the Allstate Foundation as part of the Helping Hands in the Community program.

  • Posted: Jun 30 2016 - 5:52pm

    The Tribune-Herald each Saturday 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 the museum by calling 935-5021 or emailing archives@lymanmuseum.org. THIS PHOTO (NO. 20594) was captured April 5, 1965.

  • Posted: Jun 30 2016 - 12:05am

    Hilo Toastmasters Sharon Justice and Nancy Jo Moses received Distinguished Toastmaster recognition, the organization’s highest level of educational achievement.

  • Posted: Jun 30 2016 - 12:05am

    The Big Island Chapter of the Hawaii Association of Public Accountants recently awarded five scholarships totaling $3,500 to five students pursuing accounting degrees.

  • Posted: Jun 30 2016 - 12:05am

    Manono Street Marketplace retailers and about 20 local crafters will celebrate Christmas in July with two days of holiday shopping deals from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. July 8-9.

  • Posted: Jun 30 2016 - 12:05am

    • Arah Ko of Keaau and Andrew Trump of Hawi were named to the Wheaton College (Ill.) dean’s list for the spring 2016 semester.

  • Posted: Jun 30 2016 - 12:05am

    This summer, the Lyman Museum is again participating in Blue Star Museums, offering free admission to active duty military personnel (including the National Guard and Reserve) and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day, Sept. 5.

  • Posted: Jun 29 2016 - 1:30am

    This photo from the Lyman Museum’s John Howard Pierce Photography Collection, No. 15889, was first published in the Oct. 17, 2015, edition of the Tribune-Herald. The following people were identified thanks to the efforts of the community: The man is Jim Tobin, who would later become superintendent of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. The woman is Lavieve Forbes, who worked at the park’s museum. The photo was captured Feb. 4, 1967, at an unknown location. If you think a subject or location has been misidentified, a name misspelled or have any further information about this photo, call the museum at 935-5021.

  • Posted: Jun 29 2016 - 12:05am

    With the help of Elks National Foundation Promise Grant, Hilo Elks Club members recently delivered 18 upright fans and a water dispenser to Pahoa High and Intermediate School.

  • Posted: Jun 29 2016 - 12:05am

    The College of Continuing Education and Community Service at the University of Hawaii at Hilo is offering two writing workshops with writer, speaker, activist and multicultural educator Frances Kai-Hwa Wang.

  • Posted: Jun 29 2016 - 12:05am

    Dorena Bennett, above, laughs with other participants as she plays bingo Friday morning at the Mountain View Senior Center. June VanPelt, right, calls the numbers and letters. Mountain View seniors meet at 10 a.m. every Friday to play cards, board games or bingo.

  • Posted: Jun 29 2016 - 12:05am

    Last year, students at Ke Kula ‘O Nawahiokalani‘opu‘u, a Hawaiian language immersion school in Keaau, created a lei of 1,000 paper cranes symbolizing world peace and in memory of atomic bomb victims in Japan.

  • Posted: Jun 28 2016 - 12:05am

    The Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of Forestry and Wildlife is conducting animal control activities on Hawaii Island on designated dates in July and September.

  • Posted: Jun 28 2016 - 12:05am

    The League of Women Voters of Hawaii County announces the launch of a nonpartisan election resource, www.VOTE411.org.

  • Posted: Jun 28 2016 - 12:05am

    Panaewa Rainforest Zoo and Gardens invites the public to its Tiger Fun Day at the Zoo from 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday. The tiger cubs, Tzatziki, left, and Sriracha are having a coming-out party sponsored by Friends of the Zoo. There will be fun games and prizes for the entire family. There also will be plenty of ono grinds and cool entertainment, too. For more information, contact Barbara Thomason at 959-9233, ParadiseZoo@gmail.com or visit www.hilozoo.com.