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Let’s Talk Food: Mark Noguchi at HCC

The culinary students at Hawaii Community College were fortunate to have Chef Mark Noguchi as their guest speaker thanks to The Hawaii Culinary Education Foundation and Hayley Matson Mathers, their executive director. Noguchi has a special place in his heart for Hilo, as in his 20s he was dancing hula with Halau o Kekuhi. That experience has influenced his understanding and passion for the culture and food of the islands.

Shriners selects new officer

Shriners Hospitals for Children in Honolulu announces Angela Keen is its new provider relations officer. The former television journalist will act as the liaison between the hospital and its referring physicians and providers. She and public relations Director Mahealani Richardson will be responsible for increasing public and provider awareness and marketing efforts of the hospital’s expanding orthopaedic, fracture clinic and neurodevelopmental services for infants, children and teens with or without health insurance.

UHH to host permafrost talk

The University of Hawaii at Hilo Physics and Astronomy department in conjunction with the Office of Mauna Kea Management (OMKM) invite the public to a discussion about permafrost geomorphology from 7-8 p.m. Friday at UH-Hilo Science and Technology Building Room 108.