Hawaii Volcanoes National Park continues its tradition of sharing Hawaiian culture, After Dark in the Park talks and other programs throughout December. In addition, everyone is invited to lend a hand to save native rain forest through the park’s volunteer stewardship opportunities.
During the Junior Achievement Trade Fair this week, students from East Hawaii high schools are anxious to test their sales skills and show off the products they designed and manufactured.
Thelma Parker Memorial Public and School Library in Waimea will host two NASA@My Library virtual presentations in November and December. The events are free and open to the public.
Boys &Girls Club of the Big Island youth and staff will be washing cars from 9 a.m.–noon today (Nov. 17) at the Puainako Minit Stop/Ohana Fuels, 26 Kekela St. in Hilo. Suggested donation for this fundraiser is $10 for small cars and $15 for SUVs and trucks.
The Tribune-Herald each Saturday is publishing a photo from the Lyman Museum’s John Howard Pierce Photography Collection. The Kona Historical Society generously donated the collection in 2007. The museum is seeking help identifying the people and places in the pictures, most of which are from the 1960s and ’70s. Those with information about the subjects in the photos can contact the museum at 935-5021 or firstname.lastname@example.org. THIS PHOTO (NO. 18112) was captured April 14, 1966.
The Big Island Retired Military Association presented its 2018 BIRMA-Mark Allen Traxler Memorial $2,000 scholarship award to Mingxia Hawkins, a Kealakehe High School graduate and one of 18 applicants for this year’s honor.