Now that we have consumed all our leftover Thanksgiving goodies, it is time to think about Christmas giving. DIY gifts are something the whole family can get involved with and become part of gift giving. Here are some ideas for gifts from the kitchen, for family and friends who do not need any material gifts:
The U.S. Geological Survey Hawaiian Volcano Observatory sets the Volcano Alert Level and Aviation Color Code for volcanoes in Hawaii and American Samoa. Currently, Kilauea is erupting and is at WATCH/ORANGE, Mauna Loa is in elevated unrest and is at ADVISORY/YELLOW, and the remaining six monitored volcanoes are at NORMAL/GREEN.
November is almost over but the Christmas holidays don’t seem real until we get our Thanksgiving meal digested. Poinsettias don’t seem to care since they are beginning to show color now. Folks on the mainland think of the poinsettia as a Christmas flower but for us it blooms now through March.
The Volcano Village Artists Hui Annual Studio Tour &Sale returns this year with a full slate of artists.
Hawaii Care Choices, formerly Hospice of Hilo, was recently awarded a $25,000 grant by Richard Robbins and his wife, representing the Max and Yetta Karasik Foundation, to support the increased costs associated with patient care supplies and equipment for individuals receiving hospice care in East Hawaii.
For his proactive police work in two cases, Hawaii Police Department Officer Cody Correia was honored Oct. 27 as Officer of the Month for September 2022 by the Aloha Exchange Club of East Hawaii during a ceremony in Hilo.
Lava flows erupted from the lower East Rift Zone of Kilauea in 2018 and devastated lower Puna. In 2019, a team of scientists from the USGS, the Earth Observatory of Singapore, and GNS Science in New Zealand set out to document and assess the impacts to buildings and infrastructure to advance understanding of how lava flows impact the built environment.
Thursday is Thanksgiving but giving thanks for the many blessings we have in Hawaii should be a daily event. For the last several months, it seems many folks have been focusing on the negative, so let’s try something healthier.
Hilton Waikoloa Village has donated 1,000 used linens and towels to Three Ring Ranch, an exotic animal sanctuary located on five acres north of Kona.
The Hawaii County Department of Parks and Recreation announces that registration is now open for the 2022 Winter Intersession Program.