Halema‘uma‘u crater has undergone repeated changes during the past two centuries. Prior to 1924, the size and shape of the Halema‘uma‘u lava lake changed frequently and lava commonly spilled out across the floor of Kilauea caldera.
Although we have been seeing Christmas decorations in some stores, the Christmas holidays don’t seem real until our Thanksgiving leftovers are thoroughly digested.
Recognizing that health and personal safety need to be maintained, the Waiakea Lions have been undertaking indoor and outdoor projects that require a minimum number of members. Two projects were completed in October: the renovation of two bus shelters and a maintenance project for the Salvation Army.
The Exchange Club of Hilo is inviting businesses, community organizations, families and individuals to participate in the “Thanksgiving Unity Island-Wide Mahalo Sign-Waving Rally” between 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Saturday.
Kamehameha Schools has created a new $10 million food systems fund, from which the first $300,000 is being invested in the Hawaii ‘Ulu Cooperative to scale up its business operations.
It’s time for Waimea’s 60th Annual Christmas Twilight Parade from 6-9 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 4. This will be a drive-through parade beginning at the Kalani Schutte Waimea District Park on Ala ‘Ohia Road, on the south end of town, and exit at Pukalani Stables.
My grandson Quentin loves math and science and one of his favorite books is “Mushrooms of Hawaii” by Don E. Hemmes Ph.D., and Dennis E Desjardin, Ph.D. Because of that interest in mushrooms, he was very excited to eat them. We made a super easy creamy mushroom pasta, which everyone enjoyed.
The Zonta Club of Hilo presented $6,000 in four microgrants for “Pay It Forward” 2021. This award program supports women entrepreneurs on Hawaii Island who are starting a new business or working to expand an existing business.
Hawaiian cultural practitioner Kaipo Ah Chong will offer his popular tropical flower arranging workshop once again from 1-3 p.m. Saturday at Volcano Art Center’s Niaulani Campus in Volcano Village.
The University of Hawaii at Hilo invites the public to join a storytelling event created to build connections across the UH-Hilo campus and with the wider community.
It’s hard to believe that the “Volcano Watch” weekly article and volcano activity update started 30 years ago. On Nov. 3, 1991, the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory “Volcano Watch” had its debut in the Hawaii Tribune-Herald, beginning a long and fruitful partnership.
COVID-19 cases are on the increase again in many parts of America and the world as we go in to the holiday season so it is important to be vigilant. Just last week we had a big outbreak on Kauai due to a church gathering. Dozens of folks were exposed. When we gather for Thanksgiving make sure everyone is vaccinated to protect the keiki and kupuna. Avoiding large gatherings will be necessary to keep our friends and families healthy and alive.
‘The best rollercoaster ride ever’: 1988 Miss Kona Coffee reflects on journey to become Hawaii’s first winner of Miss America
On a dare, Carolyn Sapp entered the 1988 Miss Kona Coffee Scholarship Competition, winning the title and embarking her on a path that would lead to the title of Miss America 1992.
The University of Hawaii at Hilo was represented at Pacific Business News’ fourth annual Business of Pride Awards, held Oct. 21 on Oahu.
For his investigative efforts regarding a 34-year-old woman police say repeatedly victimized the Puna community, Officer Paul Rose was honored by the Aloha Exchange Club of East Hawaii as Officer of the Month for August during a ceremony Oct. 20 at the Pahoa Police Station.
The Big Island Substance Abuse Council hosted its first Trunk or Treat event to bring awareness on the dangers of vaping. The event had nineteen partnering agencies, and an estimated 852 individuals and 285 cars attended. The event was able to hand out 10,000 treat bags and an additional 250 pounds of candies.