A reserve police officer is the Aloha Exchange Club of East Hawaii’s Officer of the Month for October.
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The American Red Cross Hawaii Chapter is thanking AT&T for a $25,000 donation to help disaster relief efforts throughout the state.
Keaau Public and School Library will offer a series of Preschool Storytime programs this fall at 10 a.m. Mondays, beginning Oct. 27.
The County of Hawaii Department of Parks and Recreation, Elderly Activities Division, Elderly Recreation Services and the Hawaii Japanese Center is hosting a Kamana Senior Art Exhibit.
With rakes, paintbrushes, brooms and trowels, nearly 50 volunteers spent Tuesday sprucing up the welcome center and surrounding areas at Hawaii Island Humane Society’s Animal Community Center in Keauhou Mauka.
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.
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.”