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 email@example.com. See identified photographs on Facebook at tinyurl.com/piercephotoid. THIS PHOTO (NO. 18784) was captured June 10, 1967.
Volcano Art Centers Hula Arts at Kilauea performance series continues Saturday, May 18, with a presentation by the haumana of Ke Ana Laahana Public Charger School under the direction of kumu hula Wahineaukai Mercado. Ke Ana Laahana is a Hawaiian focused charter school in Keaukaha serving grades 7-12.
The Big Island Press Club awarded scholarships totaling $4,600 to five students May 9 during its annual scholarship dinner at Hilos Seaside Restaurant. The press club annually awards scholarships during this dinner to students pursuing a higher education in journalism or a related field.
Hawaii Forest Institute was recently awarded $82,500 in grant funding through the generosity of the Kaupulehu Foundation, whose mission is to amplify Kaupulehus Hawaiian traditions and practices by protecting and interpreting the natural, cultural and historic resources upon which they depend.
Volcano Art Center announces the third annual A Taste of Tea & Pottery event slated for noon-4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, at VACs Niaulani Campus in Volcano Village.