Members of Aikido of Hilo, a dojo teaching the Japanese martial art of peace and reconciliation, recently performed a free public demonstration for patients at the Life Care Center of Hilo as a community service. For more information about Aikido of Hilo, call 935-2454.
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Physician leadership of Hilo Medical Center’s medical staff recently presented $10,000 in scholarships to invest in health care careers and improve the quality of care in East Hawaii.
The West Hawaii Suicide Prevention Task Force’s Walk Out of Darkness event was hosted Sept. 13 in observance of National Suicide Prevention Week.
T here’s a photo the slide show that plays before Alex Nsengimana speaks that shows him a year or so ago, standing next to a slight man, half a head shorter and significantly thinner than the petite Nsengimana.
The 16th annual Taste of Hilo will feature locally raised, range-fed beef from Hawaii Beef Producers, managed by Jill Andrade-Mattos. Hawaii Beef Producers raises cattle in Paauilo, mauka at the old Kukaiau Ranch, which is located on the Hamakua Coast.
Much scientific study has been done to determine what types of eruptions produce long lava flows. In the 1970s, a very simple idea seemed to guide future work—the length of a lava flow is limited by either the supply of lava or by how well the lava is thermally insulated during its transport to the flow front.
The Honomu Henjoji Mission (Odaishisan) invites the community to its annual bazaar from 7:30 a.m.-noon Saturday, Oct. 18. There will be clothes galore, maki sushi and mouth-watering baked goods. Also, we’ll have used books, purses, crafts, plants, a huge variety of household items and much, much more.
Landscaping options today run the gamut of choices from historical, retro, and on to futuristic due to research innovations, the worldwide exchange of ideas as a result of quick and affordable travel and the Internet. Terms like sustainable landscaping are also tossed around and debated as to what it is and how it is interpreted.
The Hilo Woman’s Club recently hosted a luncheon to honor its college scholarship recipients. This year’s recipients — Alexus Navor, Chrisovolandou Gronowski and Paul Gerard — are attending local colleges.
The community is invited to join the fourth annual Walk for Palestine at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at Kalakaua Park on Waianuenue Avenue in downtown Hilo. The walk will focus on freedom and justice for Palestine, recognized as the occupied State of Palestine by 138 nations of the United Nations, and call for a stop to assaults on Gaza. For more information, call Bunny Smith at 935-0622. These photos were taken at last year’s event.
Hawaii Island Home for Recovery Inc. was selected as the recipient of the 2014 Akaka Falls Lion’s Club $10,000 grant funded by the Weinberg Foundation Inc.
The Pacific Islands Society — a nonprofit organization dedicated to a world that respects, inspires and empowers Pacific Islanders — offers a unique assortment of programs.
Biographies are the topic for the new Friday Film Series, which runs at 2:30 p.m. Fridays, Oct. 3-Dec. 12, except for the Friday after Thanksgiving. The cost for the series is $10. The films are shown at Kamana Senior Center. Register at Kamana Center. Payment is to be made when the class begins.
Parker School hosted its annual middle and upper school beginning-of-year campout Aug. 28-29.