Guests join hands in prayer Saturday during a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Hawaiian Habitats Foundation’s first home in Ainaloa. The organization aims to help families own homes at an affordable price and help with the home-buying process. Its mission is to create a platform of awareness and innovation through attainable housing options, sustainability, agriculture, community outreach, legislation and education.
Pulama Mauli Ola, a unified Hawaiian language and culture event, takes place from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Ke Kula ʻO Nawahiokalaniʻopuʻu Lab Public Charter School in Keaau.
In November 1831, a 25-year-old Sarah Joiner, a farmer’s daughter and teacher, married David Belden Lyman, who was 28 years old and a newly minted missionary, in the small rural town of Royalton, Vt.
You’ve heard the horror stories of infestation from neighbors and friends. You’ve seen how they’ve clouded the vision of others’ beloved pets. Or perhaps you’ve experienced firsthand the perils of living with little fire ants.
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park continues its tradition of sharing Hawaiian culture, After Dark in the Park presentations and other programs throughout February.
If you visit Hawaii Volcanoes National Park’s Jaggar Museum Overlook when the wind is calm, you might be able to hear the sounds of gas bubbles bursting and lava splashing in the Halemaʻumaʻu lava lake at the summit of Kilauea.
During this season of the year, most mainland gardeners become bulb conscious. Even in Hawaii, garden magazines and garden supply stores now are featuring bulb advertisements and displays. Gladiolus, cannas, gloxinias, tuberous begonias, callas, amaryllis and caladiums are just a few of the many types available.