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Tropical Gardening: Is Hawaii America’s most tropical garden state?

Jul 24 2016 - 12:05am || Comments

The answer to the question posed in this week’s Tropical Gardening column headline is that it could be and it should be!

  • Posted: Jun 24 2016 - 12:05am

    The Hilo chapter of the statewide Social Media Club Hawaii will host an informal networking session focusing on Snapchat as part of National Social Media Day from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday at Liko Lehua Café in Hilo.

  • Posted: Jun 24 2016 - 12:05am

    The 2016 Transmission Technology Summer Car Show &Fitness Expo will be presented 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday on the grass ball field at Kona’s Old Airport Park.

  • | Posted: Jun 23 2016 - 12:05am

    “There’s an old adage about a vat of wine standing next to a vat of sewage. Add a cup of wine to the sewage, and it is still sewage. But add a cup of sewage to the wine, and it is no longer wine but sewage. Is this what Donald Trump has done to our politics?”

  • Posted: Jun 23 2016 - 12:05am

    It was a journey of 300 miles, the fourth walk in a series that began last December when Dr. Clifford Kopp, a dentist who practices in Kailua-Kona, decided to bring awareness to the issue of unsheltered homelessness on Hawaii Island.

  • Posted: Jun 23 2016 - 12:05am

    Botanical World Adventures is offering free admission to its popular World Botanical Gardens all day Friday, July 1.

  • Posted: Jun 23 2016 - 12:05am

    Shannon Mathers of Hilo, center, shows how to spin sheep’s wool during an Eastside Spinner’s demonstration Saturday at the Hilo Public Library. Different fibers, including bamboo, alpaca, soy silk, rayon and sheep’s wool, were provided for participants. Mathers also is a member of the Hawaii Handweavers’ Hui. For more information, visit hawaiihandweavers.org.

  • Posted: Jun 23 2016 - 12:05am

    Hospice of Hilo is inviting the public to its free in-service presentation titled “Mindful Caring” from 4-5:30 p.m. Monday at the organization’s Community Building, 1011 Waianuenue Ave. in Hilo.

  • Posted: Jun 22 2016 - 4:10pm

    Twenty-six high school and college students, including and student from the Big Island, will conduct cancer research at the University of Hawaii Cancer Center this summer.

  • Posted: Jun 22 2016 - 4:10pm

    Dance instructor Angel Prince will offer a six-week series of salsa and tango evening classes. Thursday evenings from July 7 through Aug. 11 in the Mike Luce Studio at the Kahilu Theatre.

  • Posted: Jun 22 2016 - 4:10pm

    • Mikaela Willocks of Hilo was among 1,306 undergraduate and graduate students who received degrees from the University of Northern Colorado (Greeley) during spring 2016 commencement ceremonies May 6-7.

  • Posted: Jun 22 2016 - 4:09pm

    Hawaii Island’s food bank gathered with partner agency volunteers June 15 for a food drop at the Pahoa Senior Center.

  • Posted: Jun 22 2016 - 4:08pm

    This photo from the Lyman Museum’s John Howard Pierce Photography Collection, No. 15830, was first published in the Oct. 10, 2015, edition of the Tribune-Herald. The following people were identified thanks to the efforts of the community: From left is Edith Kanaka‘ole, Une Umuiwi Rodero, James Namahoe and Johnny Lum Ho. This photo was taken Jan. 24, 1967, at the former Hawaiian Village in Keaukaha. 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 21 2016 - 12:05am

    Hawaii Preparatory Academy awarded diplomas to 97 members of the class of 2016 at commencement exercises May 27 at Castle Gymnasium.

  • Posted: Jun 21 2016 - 12:05am

    Palisades Volunteer Firefighters and the Hawaii Community College-Palamanui culinary arts program will host a Fourth of July Pancake Breakfast and Baking Contest to benefit the Daniel R. Sayre Memorial Foundation.

  • Posted: Jun 21 2016 - 12:05am

    Three complete Air Force training