Hawaii Volcanoes National Park continues to share Hawaiian culture, stewardship programs and opportunities to explore the Kahuku Unit throughout February 2020.
The East Hawaii Hiroshima Kenjin Kai will celebrate the New Year with its annual luncheon meeting to be held on Saturday, Feb. 8, at the Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin Sangha Hall.
On Jan. 12, Hawaii Wing Civil Air Patrol successfully concluded its emergency services biennial evaluation, conducted by the U.S. Air Force.
The 20th annual Astronaut Ellison Onizuka Science Day will be held on Jan. 25 at the University of Hawaii at Hilo.
This Saturday is Lunar New Year, the beginning of the new year on the traditional Chinese calendar. Food is very symbolic, with each dish having some hope for either longevity, good luck, or fortune.
The Hawaii Island Humane Societys Mobile Spay &Neuter Waggin continues its rural outreach services in January with stops today in Pahoa, Tuesday in Volcano and Wednesday in Kohala.
Since the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory was founded by the visionary Dr. Thomas A. Jaggar in 1912, a senior scientist has been responsible for its work and staff. Over time, the leadership title has changed from Director to Scientist-in-Charge (SIC), but the principal responsibilities endure: (1) ensure that HVO has funding, people, and equipment to research and monitor Hawaiis volcanoes and warn of hazards; (2) lead observatory staff as they respond to, document, and study eruptions; and (3) engage with emergency managers, the public, and other government agencies to minimize negative impacts.
Heavy rainfall in many parts of our island has caused the loss of essential nutrients. After some serious dry spells in 2019, parts of Hawaii Island received over abundant precipitation not only removing nutrients like nitrogen but actual top soil as well. West Hawaii has received much less but with our excessively porous rocky areas, even five or six inches of rain can leach important elements essential to plant growth.
The Tribune-Herald each Saturday is publishing a photo from the Lyman Museums 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. See identified photographs on Facebook at tinyurl.com/piercephotoid. THIS PHOTO (NO. 17711) was captured Sept. 11, 1964.
Biloxi Blues, the hilarious and heart-warming play by Neil Simon that deals with six army recruits as they come of age during the last days of World War II, will open on Friday, Jan. 24, and run for three performances at the East Hawaii Cultural Center.
Seven high school and three middle school robotics teams earned top honors among 37 teams from Hawaii Island, Maui, and Oahu at Hawaiian Electrics Hawaii State VEX Robotics Championships, held Jan. 11 at the University of Hawaii at Hilo.
Learn the magical process of creating with natures oldest natural dye, indigo. In this workshop, youll use traditional methods of banding and folding in traditional and modern shibori styles to create patterns as you explore the alchemy of the beautiful plant pigment, indigo. The Indigo Dyeing Fundamentals workshop will be held 12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, at Volcano Art Center Niaulani Campus in Volcano Village.
Preparing to head off to college is an exciting time for many teenagers, but it can also be stressful when the costs of tuition, books, room and board, etc., start to add up. Which is why HFS Federal Credit Union has been awarding scholarships to help local students achieve their dreams by decreasing the financial burden that comes with pursuing higher education.
The Isaacs Art Center at Hawaii Preparatory Academy welcomes the Hawaii Wood Guilds 2020 Masters Invitational Show. The free exhibition opens with a community and artist reception from 5-7 p.m. on Saturday, and will run through Feb. 28.