In early October, Naval Facilities Engineering Command Hawaii selected two of its most outstanding engineers for special recognition, awarding Red Hill Program Management Officer Cmdr. Darrel Frame as the 2021 Military Engineer of the Year and Supervisory Structural Engineer Guar Johnson as the 2021 Civilian Engineer of the Year at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.
The Pacific & Asian Affairs Council, Ka Haka ‘Ula O Ke‘elikolanithe College of Hawaiian Language and ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center at the University of Hawaii at Hilo are collaborating to offer an opportunity for up to 30 Hawaii public high school students to earn college credit for free through an online course focusing on sustainability.
In an effort to spread a little joy and love to those who are coming to the end of their lives, Discount Fabric Warehouse in partnership with Hawaii Care Choices is collecting lap blankets for distribution to new hospice patients.
Ku‘ikahi Mediation Center together with the Hawaii County Bar Association invites the public to support its 15th Annual Recognition Dinner & Auction.
The Aloha Exchange Club of East Hawaii with the help of HELCO’s cranes will display their patriotism as proud Americans on Veterans Day, Wednesday, Nov. 11, by displaying a huge 38-by-20-foot American flag over Kamehameha Avenue from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Club members, led by president Dale Tokuuke, will also wave flags at passing motorists. “We are celebrating Veterans Day in gratitude for those who serve and in sorrow for those who have lost their lives for us to enjoy American freedom,” said Tokuuke. The Aloha Exchange Club, chartered in 1982, promotes unity for service through Americanism, youth projects, prevention of child abuse and their police officer and firefighter recognition awards.
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. 4941) was captured Nov. 13, 1959.
Fat has a bad reputation in today’s health-oriented society. But fats are essential to our well-being, it’s just that some fats are better than others.
Ukulele virtuoso Taimane will perform in a free AARP Hawaii online concert celebrating family caregivers of older adults in recognition of National Family Caregivers Month in November. The concert can be seen on a Zoom link and will be simulcast on the AARP Hawaii Facebook page at 6 p.m. Friday.
The Hawaii Concert Society’s 2020-21 season of fine music has been on hold due to the COVID pandemic , but is now beginning to take shape. It promises to be unlike any of the Society’s 58 previous seasons. Instead of live performances in Hilo, it will consist of personalized recorded concerts by world-renowned artists, many of whom have taken part in recent Concert Society seasons.