The annual Waimea Fall Festival, scheduled for Oct. 10, was canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The announcement was made by Waimea Athletics, which hosts the annual event.
If you were around the Island of Hawaii — or even other Hawaiian Islands, or Guam — between May and August of 2018, you likely know that Kilauea’s lower East Rift Zone eruption released a lot of sulfur dioxide (SO2). But how much is a lot?
Volcano Art Center invites all quilters to participate in its third semi-annual quilt show, Quilts in the Forest – Winds of Change. The show opens on July 17 and continues through Aug. 8.
HONOLULU — Inmates in the Hawaii Community Correctional Center and Kulani Correctional Facility sewing program, under the direction of Hawaii Correctional Industries, made 920 cloth face coverings for those in need in the community. The masks were made with materials that were donated by people from all over Hawaii Island.
The County of Hawaii Department of Parks and Recreation announces its 2020 Summer Fun program will begin Monday, June 15, for a minimum of five weeks, tentatively ending on Friday, July 17.
The Tribune-Herald each Monday 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 email@example.com. See identified photographs on Facebook at tinyurl.com/piercephotoid. THIS PHOTO (NO. 0005) was captured Oct. 25, 1965.
The past two years of “Volcano Watch” articles from late May focused on commemorating the 49th and 50th anniversaries of the Mauna Ulu eruption. However, the end of May has several other notable Kilauea eruption beginnings, changes, and endings. Here we reflect on some selected anniversaries spanning 1823–2018.
It takes a village to run a volcano observatory. The position of Deputy Scientist-in-Charge (DSIC), once called Operations Manager but always known as the right hand to the Scientist-in-Charge, has long been key to the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory’s success, especially as technology has advanced and staff size increased. Continuing in the tradition of skilled and dedicated leaders including Reggie Okamura, his brother Arnold Okamura, and recently retired Steve Brantley, HVO is proud to welcome David Phillips to the team.