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Donations to help victims of Cyclone Ian

The Free Church of Tonga, the Rev. Tupou Tatofi and all of the members would like to extend a big mahalo to Matson, Dependable Hawaiian Express, Young Brothers, Honsador Lumbers, KWXX Radio, Kai Store, Salvation Army and all of you who helped the people of Ha‘apai recover from Cyclone Ian.

Help identify this photo

Each Saturday, the Tribune-Herald is publishing a photo from the Lyman Museum’s John Howard Pierce Photography Collection. The museum is seeking help identifying the people and places in the photos, most of which are from the 1950s and ’60s. Those with information about the subjects in the photos can contact Miki Bulos at 935-5021 (once the message starts, press 5) or via email at archives@lymanmuseum.org . THIS PHOTO (NO. 168) was taken in May, but the museum is not sure of what year.

First Friday focuses on ‘Mauka to Makai’

Downtown Hilo will celebrate First Friday this week with a special program for the public called “Mauka to Makai,” showcasing the Big Island “from the mountains to the ocean and many downtown attractions in between,” said Connor Clay, Hilo Improvement Program community relations specialist.

Enrollment open for art institute

Enrollment for the University of Hawaii at Hilo 2014 Summer Art Institute begins April 1. The six-week program offers participants opportunities to interact with world-class visiting artists and faculty, view special exhibits, attend artist lectures and participate in focused art workshops.

Groves is geo bee semifinalist

Daniel Groves, an eighth-grade student at Hawaii Preparatory Academy, is one of the semifinalists eligible to compete Friday in the 2014 Hawaii National Geographic Bee at the Neil S. Blaisdell Center on Oahu. The event is sponsored by Google and Plum Creek. This is the second level of the National Geographic Bee competition, which is now in its 26th year. Bees were held in schools with fourth- through eighth-grade students throughout the state to determine each school’s Bee winner. School-level winners then took a qualifying test, which they submitted to the National Geographic Society.

Native Hawaiian artist and cultural practitioner Bernice Akamine will present “Paliuli,” an art installation referencing the story of Laieikawai, in the Fountain Gallery of the Wailoa Center. The art installation will run April 4-24, with an opening reception from 5-7 p.m. on Friday. The public is invited.

April 10 is National Sibling Day

National Sibling Day on Thursday, April 10, is the ideal time to show your brothers and sisters how much you care about them. The sibling relationship can be the strongest and longest relationship in your lifetime and siblings can be your strongest allies throughout your life.