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2017 Hawaii Next 50 Contest Winners

Dempsey of Kealakehe High School honored with other students in Honolulu

Third annual contest involved finding technology solutions to address affordable housing, food sustainability or creation of innovative industries.

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The Making of a Documentary: The Story of Katsu Goto at the Lyman Museum (March 6-7)

Katsu Goto’s incredible but true story, a powerful saga of hope and inspiration arising from tragedy, is the subject of a remarkable new documentary about a poignant chapter in Hawai‘i’s history.

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Senator Hirono nominates three to U.S. military service academies

Senator Mazie K. Hirono announced her nomination of 3 Hawaii Island students to the U.S. military service academies for the Class of 2021. The students’ applications are now being considered by the four academies for final selection. “By applying to our nation’s service academies, these young men and women exemplify service above self,” said Senator […]

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Willie K to headline Ukulele Festival in Waikoloa Saturday (March 4)

Called “Hawaiian Hendrix to Polynesian Pavarotti,” Uncle Willie K will make a special appearance at the 17th Annual Great Waikoloa ‘Ukulele Festival Saturday, March 4 at Queens’ MarketPlace.

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Why is it Dark at Night? A Modern Look at Olber’s Paradox presentation

Dr. Tom Geballe will discuss Olber’s Paradox: a historical argument that states the darkness of the night sky conflicts with the assumption of an infinite and eternal “static universe”. Olber’s Paradox argues that if the universe is populated by an infinite amount of stars, and if the universe has existed for an infinite amount of […]

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HFS FCU scholarship applications available

Applications are now available for the 2017 HFS FCU Scholarship Program! There are a total of eight (8) scholarships available; three (3) $1,000 scholarships and five (5) $2,500 scholarships, for a total amount of $15,500! For a complete listing of all eligibility requirements, download the scholarship application today.

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Scholarships for STEM program being offered by UH-Hilo

The Scholarships for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (S-STEM) Program at the University of Hawai`i at Hilo is currently accepting applications through March 15, 2017 for the 2017-2018 academic year.

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Lava flow visitors need to be prepared for health and safety

The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) reports the active lava flow from Puʻu ʻŌʻō in the East Rift Zone is entering the ocean at Kamokuna located within Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Additional surface flows are active near Puʻu ʻŌʻō and more recently moving beyond the National Park eastern boundary onto private property near the abandoned Royal […]

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Governor proclaims ‘Hawaii Public Radio Week’ as HPR realigns two stations

Hawaiʻi Public Radio Week coincides with the start of a historic program realignment on HPR’s two stations. On February 14, for the first time, HPR-1 and HPR-2 will broadcast two separate and distinct formats.

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Student leader from Hilo High School chosen for week-long program in Washington, D.C.

Jessica Valdez, president of Hilo High’s Student Association, and Matthew Darrah president of Kalaheo High’s Student Association, will be heading to Washington D.C. for the 55th annual Washington Week in March. The duo was selected to represent Hawaii at the annual United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP).

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UH-Hilo adds Thailand university to list of collaborators

The Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy (DKICP) at the University of Hawai’i at Hilo will expand collaborative academic and research projects in Thailand with a new exchange program agreement, made effective February 8.

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National African-American History Month: February 2017

To commemorate and celebrate the contributions to our nation made by people of African descent, American historian Carter G. Woodson established Black History Week. The first celebration occurred on Feb. 12, 1926. For many years, the second week of February was set aside for this celebration to coincide with the birthdays of abolitionist/editor Frederick Douglass […]

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