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Park offers free Hawaiian music songwriting retreat

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is offering a two-day Hawaiian music songwriting retreat for beginners on Saturday, August 16 and Sunday, August 17. Hawaiian music, language and haku mele (Hawaiian song) experts Kenneth Makuakane and Kaliko Trapp-Beamer will lead the workshops. Both workshops run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and will be held […]

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Report shows Access Learning pilot enhances teaching and student learning

MEDIA RELEASE A first-year report on the Hawaii State Department of Education’s (DOE) Access Learning pilot presented to the Hawaii State Board of Education (BOE) today shows the initiative is helping to reduce burden on teachers, increase student engagement and responsibility, and improve parents’ support of public schools. Last year, the DOE unveiled Access Learning, […]

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Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act (July 26)

On July 26, 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act, which prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in employment, transportation, public accommodations, commercial facilities, telecommunications, and state and local government services.

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Lyman Museum to hold Ni‘ihau ‘Alilea shell workshops

For the very first time ever, men (and women too!) will have the opportunity to create a one-of-a-kind Ni‘ihau shell lei that traditionally is made and worn by men for very special occasions such as a wedding, or a hula hālau performance.

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Faculty-student paper published in top scientific journal

MEDIA RELEASE A short paper on nonlinear science, co-authored by a University of Hawaii at Hilo physics professor and a recently graduated student has been published in the June 19 issue of Nature. With an estimated readership of nearly half a million, Nature is considered one of the world’s top two scientific journals. “How chaos […]

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HPA receives $1.5 M energy conservation grant

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii Preparatory Academy (HPA) announced the receipt of a $1.5 million grant to continue the school’s growing academic reputation in the field of sustainability and energy conservation studies. The grant is the result of the generosity of alumnus James C. Kennedy, chairman of Cox Enterprises, Inc., an Atlanta-based communications firm. Kennedy, a 1966 […]

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Parker School announces student awards

MEDIA RELEASE Parker School is proud to announce the recipients of awards for excellence in academics, arts, electives and athletics for the 2013-2014 school year: Senior Awards: Parker School Trustees’ Award: Darneé Brighter Headmaster’s Award: Nohili Thompson Richard Smart Award for Academic Excellence: Lysha Matsunobu Personal Achievement Award: Keala Prietto Culff Leadership Award: Grant Nair […]

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Hawaii CC open house highlights new online certificate programs

MEDIA RELEASE Free open house event at Hawaii Community College on Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m., July 22 in Building 379, Room 1. Staff will be available to explain how you can join the “fast track” to earn college credits and certificates in: • Sustainable Construction • Sustainable Lot Design • Virtual Office Assistant […]

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Pahoa Public & School Library (Big Island) is scheduled to close temporarily for the installation of a new fire alarm system on Wednesday, July 16.  The book drop will remain open.
	
The Library, located on the campus of Pahoa High and Intermediate School at 15-3070 Pahoa-Kalapana Road, is scheduled to reopen on Thursday, July 17 at 9 a.m.

Pahoa Library to close for new fire alarm system installation Wednesday (July 16)

Pahoa Public & School Library (Big Island) is scheduled to close temporarily for the installation of a new fire alarm system on Wednesday, July 16. The book drop will remain open. The Library, located on the campus of Pahoa High and Intermediate School at 15-3070 Pahoa-Kalapana Road, is scheduled to reopen on Thursday, July 17 […]

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HCC offers Hilo, Pahoa farmer training

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii Community College has announced it will offer the popular “Business Plan Development Training for Farmers” course in Hilo and Pahoa. This 84-hour course provides a comprehensive program discussing agriculture business plan development and how to succeed as a farmer on Hawaii Island. The course encompasses 21 hands-on lectures and useful business planning […]

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Hawaii Community College to offer Certified Nurses’ Aides course

Hawai‘i Community College (Hawai‘i CC) is pleased to announce it is offering an 8-credit Nurses’ Aide Course this fall that prepares students to become Certified Nurses’ Aides (CNA). After successfully completing the course, students are prepared to take the OBRA exam that allows them to be a CNA. The deadline to apply for the course […]

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July 2014 After Dark in the Park Events at HVNP

Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park continues its tradition of sharing Hawaiian culture and After Dark in the Park programs with the community and visitors in July.

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