The University of Hawaii at Hilo Performing Arts Center’s annual Girls’ Day Diva Festival on Sunday will honor “founding diva” Jan Higashi.
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The state Division of Forestry and Wildlife, Three Mountain Alliance and the Wailoa Center are proud to present the second annual Kauluwehi Lei Contest.
In an effort to curb diabetes and promote healthy living, North Hawaii Community Hospital (NHCH) will offer free prediabetes educational classes.
Works of art will be auctioned on Friday, March 13, at Hilo Adult Day Center, created by participants under the direction of staff art therapist Lori Thal.
HOPE Services Hawaii Inc. has launched “Mentoring,” a program designed to help recently released Hawaii Island prisoners transition back into the community.
Lush, luminous, velvety and vibrant all have been used to describe the qualities of pastel paintings and drawings.
Officer Kelly Moniz and Fire Prevention Inspector Kyle Vares were selected as the 2015 recipients of the Aloha Exchange Club of East Hawaii Police Officer and Firefighter of the Year, respectively. The annual awards banquet honors the most outstanding police officer and firefighter in the county.
“Everyone learned something, from how to give a firm handshake to winning first place” said Hilo High School DECA advisor Patrick Jenkins. “We studied and practiced hard and it showed in every student’s performance.”
Rebecca Folsom’s music has been described as the soulfulness of Etta James, the abandon of Janis Joplin and a touch of folk songstress Joni Mitchell. An award-winning artist, she has performed on BBC radio and television, Nashville’s Bluebird, New York’s Bitterend and Red Rock’s Amphitheatre in Colorado.
The Arc of Hilo is pleased to announce the receipt of an $8,500 grant from the Quality of Life Fund of the Hawaii Community Foundation.
The Hawaii Jaycees is proud to announce its 2015 executive team: Daren S. Kimura, president, and other executive committee members Rachel Cabanizas, Andrea Kubo-Nakasone, Lai Kin Kwong, Jessica Muranaka, Jon Nakasone, Ryan Ng and Jay Raymundo.
Applications now are being accepted for Monsanto Hawaii’s two scholarship programs — the Monsanto Hawaii Life Sciences Scholarship and the Monsanto Hawaii Agricultural Scholarship.
More than 889 volunteers gathered data from the shores of Oahu, Kauai and Hawaii Island during the second event of the 20th Anniversary Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary Ocean Count. The count is conducted three times per year during peak whale season and is a shore-based census that provides snapshot data on humpback whales. Participants tally humpback whale sightings and document the animals’ surface behavior during the survey. Volunteers collected data from 55 sites statewide.