The recent first anniversary of the appearance of water at Kilauea’s summit is a reminder of how much has changed since the end of the 2018 eruption and summit collapse.
The new school year is just around the corner and Discount Fabric Warehouse, along with the East Hawaii Friends of the Children’s Justice Center and in partnership with representatives from Hawaii Island schools, is working on collecting face masks for school-aged keiki on the Big Island.
Bernadette Roberts had already undergone two surgeries and was scheduled to undergo a serious procedure on Oahu.
Honokaa Hongwanji Buddhist Temple presented Hawaii’s only live bon dance event “in real time” on Aug. 2, as dancers and helpers took the show on the road, visiting homes in the community.
The Hilo-based Japanese Community Association of Hawaii will honor Yamada &Sons and Cafe 100 as the recipients of the 2020 Nikkei Kigyo Award.
On July 25, 2019, ponded water was first observed within Halema‘uma‘u at the summit of Kilauea Volcano. Over the past twelve months, the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory has watched this amazing body of water grow from a nascent pond into a veritable lake, the first observed within Kilauea caldera in at least 200 years.
The Historic Hilo Palace Theater is being restored to its former glory. The Palace team is making the most of this period of closure, currently working through a full restoration of the theater’s front facade. The earthquake of 2018 caused substantial damage to the stucco, and several large pieces of wood trim fell off the building to the sidewalk below. The project is not merely an aesthetic one, but a matter of public safety.
A steady stream of cars filtered through Big Island Grill’s parking lot on July 18 as Aloha MAP staff distributed 900 bags filled with school supplies to students participating in the summer program.
The Youth and Education in Science (YES) program at USGS in collaboration with the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory is launching a community outreach and educational project called Bridging Local Outreach &Seismic Signal Monitoring in Hawaii. BLOSSM aims at engaging local students and communities through seismology.
Kamehameha Schools Hawaii Kula Waena honors the following students for their academic achievement earning distinction on either the Po‘o Kula list (4.0 or higher) or Po‘o Kumu list (3.5 -3.99) by grade-point average for the third and final trimester of the 2019-20 school year.
When COVID-19 put an end to Hawaii Writers Guild’s program of public authors readings, two of its board members turned to technology for a solution.
The end-of-year award ceremony for the University of Hawaii at Hilo Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy was conducted online recently to honor the Preceptors of the Year and teaching award winners.