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Summer Jam 2014 celebrates BISAC’s 50th anniversary

MEDIA RELEASE The Big Island Substance Abuse Council is inviting the public to celebrate its 50th Anniversary at Summer Jam 2014. The free event is 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 26 at Waiakea High School. Strongman competition starting at 7:00 am. The Summer Jam will feature a strongman contest as well as ono food like roasted […]

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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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Honokaa People's Theatre

People’s Theatre kickstarts digital projector drive

MEDIA RELEASE 2014 is a year of changes for the People’s Theatre, the theatre owner/funder has retired and the theatre is up against a major hurdle in converting to digital cinema as the industry demands, it needs help to keep the movies going. We’re trying everything we can think of to raise money, from expanding […]

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Cosplayers epic bowling battle, costume contest (July 19)

MEDIA RELEASE HawaiiCon is partnering with KBXtreme for the Big Island’s first cosplay event. Cosplayers from around the Big Island are invited to the KBXtreme Kona Bowl 5 p.m.-closing July 19 for a family-friendly event full of bowling, tabletop gaming, and costume contests. Those looking to participate in the cosplay events can register that night. […]

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Medeiros back on the radio airwaves

MEDIA RELEASE New West Broadcasting announces that long-time broadcaster Lyman Medeiros has returned to radio, as he takes the helm for “Captain Dave,” during afternoon drive time, on B93 (93.1 FM Kona) and B97 (97.1 FM Hilo). “Lyman is well known around the island as a radio and TV personality, and through his MC work […]

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Hoist prepares for American Craft Show in San Francisco

Hoist prepares for American Craft Show in San Francisco

MEDIA RELEASE Award-winning fiber artist Shelley Hoist is preparing for two prestigious juried art shows on the mainland this year. The first one is the American Craft Council Show Aug. 8-10 in San Francisco, a three-day celebration of all things handmade in the Festival Pavilion at Fort Mason. More than 225 of the top contemporary […]

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Parades, baby turtles, rodeos, rubber duckies and fireworks

Fun and festivities on Independence Day

Parades, baby turtles, rodeos, rubber duckies and fireworks

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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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Fireworks permits go on sale Sunday (June 29)

Fire Chief Darren Rosario announced that fireworks permits will be issued beginning Sunday, June 29, 2014 at some locations for the upcoming 4th of July celebration. Three public fireworks displayed announced.

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Lanihau Center to hold Talent Show Month in July

July is our Talent Show Month at our “Night Out at Lanihau” series held at the Center every Thursday night from 6-8 p.m.

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Ukulele artists Fuchigami and Paiva featured at ‘Imiloa After Dark event (June 27)

Local boy and accomplished ukulele artist, Kris Fuchigami to take ‘Imiloa’s Planetarium stage on Friday, June 27, 2014 at 7 p.m. Fuchigami will be joined by special guest Brittni Paiva for a fun evening “under the stars!”

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Bento Rakugo, a dynamic group led by artistic director Yasu Ishida, will perform in the traditional Rakugo storytelling style with a modern twist to the Japanese comedy.

Rakugo Japanese Storytelling Performance at three Big Island Public Libraries

Bento Rakugo will be featured performers for “Fizz, Boom, Read,” the 2014 HSPLS Children’s Summer Reading Program, at eight selected public libraries on the Big Island, Maui, and Oahu, from June 14 to July 2. Admission is free.

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