On Wednesday, Waipahu High School senior Jean Claude (JC) Dumaslan became the second recipient of the $10,000 Hokuala Scholarship Award. A surprise during the July Maunakea Speaker Series, in which Dumaslan presented his leading-edge research enabled by the Maunakea Scholars Program, the funds will go toward his University of Hawaii at Manoa tuition as he pursues his astronomy degree.
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. 18897) was captured Oct. 11, 1967.
Wailoa State Recreation Area in Hilo is unique among Hawaii state parks given its one of a few parks in an urban setting, right on the edge of downtown Hilo.
The Puna Hongwanji Buddhist temple is hosting its Obon (Gathering of Joy) today and Saturday, July 5-6.
The fun-filled annual all-you-can-eat ice cream party hosted by A Dream Come True to raise funds for seriously ill keiki and their families is slated for 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, July 13, at the Edith Kanakaole Multi-Purpose Stadium in Hilo.
The Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Hawaii donated $10,000 to Hawaii Community College in March during a mahalo luncheon at the Manono campus in Hilo.
The Zonta Club of Hilo is accepting grant applications to provide funding for women-owned businesses in East Hawaii.
East Hawaii Island Master Gardeners recently honored its 2019 graduates with a potluck and ceremony at Onekahakaha.
Hawaiian nonprofit Partners in Development Foundation was awarded $100,000 from the Office of Hawaiian Affairs to support its Ka Paalana Homeless Family Education Program in East Hawaii.
This year marks a remarkable milestone for Subaru Telescope as it celebrates its 20th anniversary of outstanding research and extensive community outreach on Hawaii Island. Subaru Telescope has partnered with the Hawaii Japanese Center, the Hilo Meishoin Tsukikage Odorikai, the Japanese Chamber of Commerce Industry of Hawaii and Imiloa Astronomy Center to commemorate this impressive achievement by hosting an admission free celebratory event from 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. Sunday.