Convoy of Hope returns to Hilo Saturday

Convoy of Hope, partnering with local businesses, churches, government agencies and nonprofits, will spread kindness to residents on the Big Island on Saturday at Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium in Hilo.

Hawaii Concert Society unveils new season

Some of the world’s finest performers of classical music and dance have East Hawaii in their travel plans. They will be part of the Hawaii Concert Society’s 2019-20 season, its 58th, which begins in early October and runs through May 2020.

‘Ohi‘a Love Fest 2019 is Sunday

Residents and visitors of all ages are welcome to enjoy a fun-filled day learning about ohia, Hawaii’s most common native tree, during the third annual ‘Ohi‘a Love Fest from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25.

Internship program at UH-Hilo wins leadership award

The Pacific Internship Programs for Exploring Science (PIPES), based at the University of Hawaii at Hilo, was awarded the Hawaii Conservation Alliance’s Outstanding Leadership Award at the 26th Annual Hawaii Conservation Conference held on Oahu July 10.

Volcano Watch: What does water in Halema‘uma‘u mean?

The slowly deepening pond of water on the floor of Halema‘uma‘u, the first in recorded history, has captured the interest of media and the public, locally and nationally. Many questions are being asked. The two most frequent are where is the water coming from and what is its importance.

Get your tickets now for A Taste of Tea & Pottery

The Volcano Art Center invites you to show your support for ceramics and glass programs on Hawaii Island by attending A Taste of Tea &Pottery from noon-4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, at the Niaulani Campus in Volcano Village.

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 See identified photographs on Facebook at THIS PHOTO (NO. 19272) was captured July 4, 1968.