Explore Hawaiian temples with Patrick V. Kirch

For more than two decades, Patrick Kirch has explored the archaeological landscapes of Kahikinui and Kaupo in southeast Maui, seeking to reconstruct the lifeways
of the kua‘aina kahiko who inhabited these vast dryland regions.

Can you help identify this photo?

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 archives@lymanmuseum.org. See identified photographs on Facebook at tinyurl.com/piercephotoid. THIS PHOTO (NO. 18784) was captured June 10, 1967.

Hula Arts at Kilauea series continues Saturday

Volcano Art Center’s Hula Arts at Kilauea performance series continues Saturday, May 18, with a presentation by the haumana of Ke Ana La‘ahana Public Charger School under the direction of kumu hula Wahineaukai Mercado. Ke Ana La‘ahana is a Hawaiian focused charter school in Keaukaha serving grades 7-12.

Big Island Press Club awards scholarships to five students

The Big Island Press Club awarded scholarships totaling $4,600 to five students May 9 during its annual scholarship dinner at Hilo’s Seaside Restaurant. The press club annually awards scholarships during this dinner to students pursuing a higher education in journalism or a related field.

Hawai‘i Forest Institute awarded $82,500 in grant funding

Hawai‘i Forest Institute was recently awarded $82,500 in grant funding through the generosity of the Ka‘upulehu Foundation, whose mission is to amplify Ka‘upulehu’s Hawaiian traditions and practices by protecting and interpreting the natural, cultural and historic resources upon which they depend.