Volcano Art Center’s Hula Kahiko program continues on Saturday

The Volcano Art Center’s Hula Kahiko program continues on Saturday at 10:30am with a performance under the direction of Kumu Kini Ka‘awa. Selected students of Pahoa Middle and High School will present hula and oli at Ka‘auea Kahua Hula at the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. These student are learning hula, ‘Olelo Hawaii and other kanaka maoli practices and traditions. This year they will honor Mo‘i Lunalilo with selections honoring his life, his perspective and the places and people whom he adored. Additionally, the students will present hula that highlights the beauty of the Puna District.

Volcano Watch: What’s shaking at the summit of Kilauea?

This past week, earthquakes and inflation near Kilauea’s summit prompted temporary closures within Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park. What is happening beneath the surface at Kilauea and what does it mean for potential future eruptive activity?

County to host third Hawaii Sustainability Summit

In a continued effort toward its long-term and short-term sustainability goals, Hawaii County will host the 2024 Hawaii Sustainability Summit presented by Outrigger Hospitality Group, set to take place this Friday and Saturday at the Outrigger Kona Resort and Spa.

AstroDay: ‘May the 4th Be With You’

“Star Wars” fans are welcome to invade Hilo’s Prince Kuhio Plaza on Saturday for the annual AstroDay — where attendees can learn about scientific discoveries and technology all day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Volcano Watch: Introducing HVO’s new online eruption map

The production of maps to track the progress of ongoing eruptions has long been part of the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory mission to inform the public about volcanic hazards in Hawaii. The methods used to collect, interpret, and disseminate map data have been evolving ever since HVO’s founding in 1912, and a digital tool newly available to the public continues that legacy of innovation.

Motherʻs Day concert at the Volcano Art Center

Volcano Art Center is pleased to present the Volcano Chamber Players, who will perform a classical music concert to celebrate Mother’s Day at 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 12, at VAC’s Dietrich Varez Hall in Volcano Village.

Volcano Watch: Magnetics, magma, and monitoring: new technology for old questions

Earth’s magnetic field surrounds us every second of the day, everywhere on the planet. Anyone who has picked up a pocket compass and seen the magnetic needle quickly align itself has seen the action of this ever-present invisible field. But can we harness the magnetic field to forecast volcanic activity? Emerging technology in the field of “quantum” science may aid us in doing so.

Public invited to Hawaii Community College Day

Hawaii Community College invites the community to “an exhilarating day of discovery and connection” at the Hawaii Community College Day, which is to take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 20, at the Manono Campus in Hilo.