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. 19331) was captured Aug. 28, 1968.
Naalehu Public Library will be closed from Sept. 16-Oct. 2 and will re-open at 10 a.m. Oct. 3 in a new temporary location in the Naalehu state office building. The temporary closure and relocation are necessary to kick off the long-awaited library expansion project.
Many Big Island electric vehicle drivers and enthusiasts will gather to highlight the clean air benefits and cost savings of electric cars on Sept. 14 and 21 in Waimea and Hilo, respectively.
KAILUA-KONA Innovations Public Charter School third-graders lined up Wednesday morning at the school office for vision screenings by Kona Rotary Club volunteers.
Back by popular request, the Friends of the Childrens Justice Center of East Hawaii will host its second Mai Tai Masquerade fundraiser from 5:30-10 p.m. Oct. 26 at Nani Mau Gardens in Hilo.
NORTH KOHALA Curiously, there has never been a traditional tattoo festival on the Big Island or even in the state of Hawaii.
Mark your calendars to welcome the fall season with a full day of family fun during the third annual Waimea Fall Festival from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at Waimea District Park.
Current, former and prospective members, as well as other interested people, are invited to join the League of Women Voters of Hawaii County to learn more about Dr. Tim Richards vision for utilizing the abundant potential for energy generation while increasing food self-reliance.
The Lyman Museums Saigo Series presentation, Harbors and Landing Places of Kau with Captain Kiko Johnson-Kitazawa, originally scheduled for Sept. 16-17 must be postponed because of a medical emergency in Johnson-Kitazawas family. The presentation is anticipated to be rescheduled, perhaps in January, and the community will be informed about the new dates as soon as possible. To be notified via email when the program is rescheduled, sign up at: http://bit.ly/saigo_updates. The museum apologizes for any inconvenience.
The University of Hawaii at Hilo was named the most ethnically diverse campus among national universities by the U.S. News & World Report in its 2020 report of college rankings.