Lyman Museum to host free showings of ‘Shark Girl’ documentary

The Lyman Museum in Hilo, in partnership with the Smithsonian Channel, invites the community to take a dive and keep an eye out for a few dorsal fins during two free showings of the acclaimed documentary “Shark Girl,” by divemaster and underwater filmmaker Madison Stewart, whose nickname is the film’s namesake.

Shining light on recovery and suicide prevention

In honor of National Recovery Month and National Suicide Prevention Month in September, Going Home Hawaii/Ka Hui Laulima organized sign waving and a candlelight vigil Sept. 28 along Kamehameha Avenue and at the King Kamehameha statue in Hilo.

Legacy Hilo activities director wins Patriot Award

Legacy Hilo Rehabilitation and Nursing Center honors two outstanding employees, Genesis Berona, a certified nursing assistant who, in addition to his duties at Legacy Hilo, serves in the Hawaii Army Reserve, and Janice Lee, Legacy Hilo activities director and scheduling supervisor, who won the Patriot Award for supporting Berona as he actively serves in the military.