In honor of the annual Filipino-American Heritage Month, the Filipino Advisory Committee, Filipino Certificate Studies Group, Bayanihan Club and members of the Filipino community have spearheaded a celebration throughout October on the Big Island.
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For those who need more than visions of sugar plums dancing in their heads for holiday flare, Day of the Dead offers candied skulls and dancing skeletons.
From 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday the Waiakea Intermediate School PTA will host its third annual Pumpkin Patch. Besides lots of pumpkins, there will be craft and food vendors, entertainment, a petting zoo and pony rides. Everyone is invited. Pictured: Jetaime Nakano enjoys last year’s event. Courtesy photo.
Because of the recent storm, the Hawaii Island Landscape Association and the University of Hawaii Cooperative Extension Service rescheduled the fifth annual Landscape Management Conference and Trade Show to Nov. 2 at the Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel.
The second annual Lilikoi Festival — “bigger and better with more lilikoi-licious food and fun for the whole family” — will be presented from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Nani Mau Gardens at 421 Makalika St. outside Hilo.
Last year in Hawaii, more than 500 Hawaii residents gave back to their communities as volunteers who provided free tax services by preparing more than 16,500 federal and state individual income tax returns through the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE).
The community is invited to attend “Hope in Crisis: Helping Children and Families Impacted by Disaster” workshop.
Mark your calendars for the biggest used book sale of the fall.
The Discovery Forest at Hilo’s Panaewa Rainforest Zoo &Gardens received its quarterly grooming, courtesy of the Kiwanis Club of East Hawaii ohana on Saturday, Sept. 27.
The University of Hawaii at Hilo College of Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resource Management (CAFNRM) will host a slideshow presentation by Agroforestry consultant Dave Sansone titled “Climate Smart Agriculture X Agroforestry.”
On winding Hualalai Road lies the Regency at Hualalai, a retirement and assisted living community. But trick-or-treaters beware: this cheery building in Kailua-Kona is home to more than senior citizens.
Shriners Hospitals for Children in Honolulu announces Angela Keen is its new provider relations officer. The former television journalist will act as the liaison between the hospital and its referring physicians and providers. She and public relations Director Mahealani Richardson will be responsible for increasing public and provider awareness and marketing efforts of the hospital’s expanding orthopaedic, fracture clinic and neurodevelopmental services for infants, children and teens with or without health insurance.
The University of Hawaii at Hilo Physics and Astronomy department in conjunction with the Office of Mauna Kea Management (OMKM) invite the public to a discussion about permafrost geomorphology from 7-8 p.m. Friday at UH-Hilo Science and Technology Building Room 108.
Stars of American Ballet will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the University of Hawaii at Hilo Performing Arts Center, presented by the Hawaii Concert Society.
Shape, form and space.