The past several weeks have been full of suspense and emotion for residents of lower Puna.
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Join Gordon K. Squires, Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) communications and outreach lead, for a talk titled “Hello Universe — What Else Do You Have?” at 7 p.m. on Friday at ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center. Squires will take a look at how astronomers are looking deeper into the universe.
The Hawaii Preparatory Academy Middle School Handbell Choir, under the direction of Georgia Polakova, will offer a series of free public performances to welcome the holiday season.
Join members of the Volcano Village Artists Hui over Thanksgiving weekend, Friday through Sunday, Nov. 28-30, for their 28th annual Art Studio Tour &Sale. This self-guided tour will include seven studios, all located in the peaceful rainforest environment of Volcano Village.
Hawaii Island Adult Care Inc. was honored as one of three recipients for the 2014 Bank of Hawaii Monty Richards Hawaii Island Community Award program. Presented by Donna Tanoue, Bank of Hawaii Foundation president, the $10,000 is designated for tuition assistance for low-income participants at the Hilo and Honomu Adult Day Centers.
Parker School announces that it has received a matching grant from two anonymous donors, who agreed to match funds received by Dec. 1 for the 2014-2015 Parker School Annual Fund. Gifts will be matched dollar for dollar up to a total of $40,000.
Parker School announces that it will again be offering the Richard Smart Scholars program for ninth-grade students and middle school Ulu Pono Scholarships for students in grades 6-8 for the 2014-2015 school year.
Everyone is invited to join the Friends of the Zoo Animal Enrichment team in spreading Christmas cheer to all of the feathered and furry friends who live at the zoo on Saturday, Dec. 6.
Destination Hilo invites everyone to a blessing and grand opening for its new Aloha Information Station at 9 a.m. Saturday.
Welcoming families and walking with them in the neighborhoods where they live and work is a top priority for the nonprofit Child &Family Service (CFS).
Show your appreciation for your dogs by coming to a free mass education and social event this Sunday in Queen Lili’uokalani Park.
USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service recently selected two projects — one in North Kohala — to help develop and demonstrate cutting-edge ideas to improve conservation on private lands.
The Keaukaha Panaewa Farmers Association’s next general membership meeting will be at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 6, at the Farmers Market Place across from Home Depot, at the corner of Maka’ala Street and Railroad Avenue.
This year’s edition of the annual “Fabulously Fun Fundraiser” benefiting Rainbow Friends Animal Sanctuary — Howling Holidays — will be presented from 7-11 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 14, at the Hawaiian Paradise Park Activity Center on Maku‘u Drive, just past 17th Street.
The “Hawaii for Hiroshima Fundraising Committee” announces that $21,230 was raised from organizations, businesses and individuals throughout the state of Hawaii for the victims of the recent landslides in Hiroshima City.