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Tropical Gardening: Reduce maintenance with garden pathways, landscape plants

Aug 28 2016 - 12:05am || Comments

Large expanses of lawn can be high maintenance and require continuous weed control, fertilizer, pest control and watering. If you need a big area for football, soccer, golf practice and all that, then lawns are worth the trouble.

  • Posted: Jul 30 2016 - 12:05am

    The Team Annihilation, Hurricane and Hawaiian Blend paintball teams from around the Big Island gathered July 17 for a day of fellowship, lunch and all-out paintball games. The players were from Milolii, Kona, Waimea, Hilo, Pahoa and Kalapana. All survived and vowed to come back again, bringing more players. Anyone interested in joining the paintball action can call 965-8172.

  • Posted: Jul 30 2016 - 12:05am

    The Kamehameha Schools East Hawaii Resource Center moved and is now open for business in its new location at the Hilo Ironworks Building in Hilo.

  • Posted: Jul 29 2016 - 1:30am

    This photo from the Lyman Museum’s John Howard Pierce Photography Collection, No. 15958, was first published in the Nov. 21, 2015, edition of the Tribune-Herald. The following people were identified thanks to the efforts of the community: From left are Elizabeth Young, former teacher at the University of Hawaii at Hilo, Daisy Pai, Cheri (Kyser) Foust and Mary Kahilihiwa. The photo was taken Aug. 1, 1966, at the Wahaula Volcanoes Information Center that was destroyed in June 1999. 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: Jul 29 2016 - 12:05am

    The Big Island Retired Military Association presented the 2016-17 BIRMA-Mark Allen Traxler Memorial scholarship certificate of $2,000 to Dyllon Ching of Waimea during the BIRMA June 2016 meeting.

  • Posted: Jul 29 2016 - 12:05am

    Coffee growers and industry leaders gathered earlier this month for the Hawaii Coffee Association annual conference and its highly anticipated HCA Statewide Coffee Cupping Competition.

  • Posted: Jul 29 2016 - 12:05am

    The Alzheimer’s Association will present a series of lectures during three Saturdays in August at the Aging and Disability Resource Center, 1055 Kinoole St., in Hilo.

  • Posted: Jul 29 2016 - 12:05am

    The Coordinated Services for the Elderly Program of the county Elderly Activities Division regularly issues ID cards for seniors 60 years and older at the Aging and Disability Resource Center in Hilo.

  • Posted: Jul 29 2016 - 12:05am

    The Queen’s Health Systems recently named Cindy Kamikawa president of North Hawaii Community Hospital.

  • Posted: Jul 28 2016 - 12:05am

    The University of Hawaii at Hilo is hosting an international conference titled “Modernization and Health in the Asia-Pacific Region” on Aug. 19-20 at the ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center.

  • Posted: Jul 28 2016 - 12:05am

    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 28 2016 - 12:05am

    Robin W. Baird, the foremost expert on whales and dolphins in waters around the Hawaiian Islands, will be the guest speaker at the annual dinner of Environment Hawaii.

  • Posted: Jul 28 2016 - 12:05am

    Hilo mission’s Hatsu Bon set

  • Posted: Jul 27 2016 - 11:46am

    Arts & Exhibits

  • Posted: Jul 27 2016 - 12:05am

    August will be a festive month at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, beginning with Aug. 1, the 100th anniversary of the establishment of HVNP, and Aug. 25, the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service itself.

  • Posted: Jul 26 2016 - 12:05am

    The public is invited to join the University of Hawaii at Hilo’s North Hawaii Education and Research Center in celebrating 10 years of serving the North Hawaii community.