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Lyman Museum offers free admission for military May 31-Sept 3, 2016

This summer, the Lyman Museum will once again be participating in Blue Star Museums program. As a Blue Star Museum, we will be offering free admission to active duty military personnel and their families from May 31 through September 3. More than 2,000 museums throughout the U.S. are participating in 2016!

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‘Scandal’ and ‘Tremors’ at Big Island Film Festival (May 26-30)

MEDIA RELEASE In a good way, celebrity guests at Big Island Film Festival may stir up scandal and create tremors over Memorial Day Weekend at the Fairmont Orchid Hawaii. Acclaimed actress and singer Bellamy Young currently stars as “First Lady Mellie Grant” on ABC/Shonda Rhimes’ Peabody Award-winning series, “Scandal,” which Rolling Stone Magazine described as […]

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First Hawaii Dance for Parkinson's in December 2015.

Dance for Parkinson’s class offered in Kona Wednesday (May 18)

On Wednesday (May 18) at 1-2:15 p.m. will be the last class of the Spring series of Hawai’i Dance for Parkinson’s in Kona, HI. The class will be offered, at Hale Halawai 76-6224 Ali’i Dr. FREE. No dance experience necessary, all levels and can start anytime in the series!! Caregivers/Family/Friends are welcome to join in […]

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Free Comic Book Day at three Hawaii Island libraries Saturday (May 7)

The free Comic books are coming! The free Comic books are coming: “Avengers,” “Pokemon,” “Captain America,” “Grumpy Cat,” “SpongeBob” and “Strawberry Shortcake,” to name a few! The 15th annual Free Comic Book Day event will be celebrated at 22 selected public libraries statewide, including 3 Big Island branches, on Saturday, May 7.

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Merrie Monarch crowns Halau Na Mamo o Puuanahulu

Hilo’s Halau o Ka Ua Kani Lehua, Halau Hula O Kahikilaulani in second place tie break

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Kalanikoa Street in Hilo fronting Edith Kanakaole Multi-Purpose Stadium. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo

Temporary one-way traffic on Kalanikoa Street due to Merrie Monarch Festival March 30-April 3

In conjunction with the 53rd Annual Merrie Monarch Festival, a temporary one-way traffic pattern will be in effect on Kalanikoa Street in Hilo. Traffic will be allowed to flow in the makai, or northerly direction on Kalanikoa Street between Piʻilani Street and Kuawa Street during the festival. The one-way traffic pattern will remain in effect […]

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46th KCCF announces call for art entries

MEDIA RELEASE The iconic 46th annual Kona Coffee Cultural Festival announces its Call for Art Entries in all art forms including fine art, graphic design and photography. Local artists are invited to submit original Kona coffee art for consideration and the winning entry will be showcased throughout the Festival. Artwork should be evocative of Kona’s […]

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The CyArk cameras set up at Hulihee Palace. (Photo special to Hawaii 24/7 by CyArk)

Day at Hulihee fundraiser (March 26)

MEDIA RELEASE Spend the day on the picturesque, seaside grounds of Hulihee Palace Saturday, March 26 for the annual spring fundraiser, Day at Hulihee. An 8:30 a.m. traditional Hawaiian blessing kicks off the 9 a.m.-4 p.m. event, which is hosted by palace caretakers the Daughters of Hawaii and the Calabash Cousins. Browse among tented arts […]

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Jackie Pualani Johnson

Jackie Pualani Johnson to be honored by the Zonta Club of Hilo

The Zonta Club of Hilo will honor Professor Jackie Pualani Johnson with its biennial “Rose Award of Excellence” on Monday, March 14, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. at the Hilo Hawaiian Hotel. The Zonta Rose Award of Excellence recognizes women who have made significant impact on the lives of others through their employment, volunteer activities and […]

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The community is invited to enjoy a sit-down dinner, live and silent auction, plus dancing, with all proceeds benefiting financial aid for students at Parker School.

Parker School to hold Kahiau auction gala on March 5, 2016

Parker School will host its 11th annual Kahiau auction gala on March 5, 2016 at the Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii. All proceeds from the event support financial aid which impacts nearly 50 percent of students at the school. The Hawaiian word kahiau means “to give generously from the heart.”

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Cherry blossoms at Waimea's Church Row.

Waimea Cherry Blossom Heritage Festival (Feb. 6)

MEDIA RELEASE The 23rd annual Waimea Cherry Blossom Heritage Festival is slated for Saturday, Feb. 6. The annual community event showcases the blooming of Church Row Park’s historic cherry trees and the Japanese tradition of viewing them — hanami. This literally translates to hana, “flower” and mi, “look.” Fronting Mamalahoa Highway 19, the park’s collection […]

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2016 Kona Surf Film Festival

Kona Surf Film Festival Saturday (Jan 30)

Since 2003 the Kona Surf Film Festival presented by Altres has been an exhibition of surf films from around the world, a benefactor of the BIG ISLAND community and beyond, and a grassroots event that has kept the surf cinema stoke alive. Live music, surf movies, and good vibes! Saturday, January 30, 2016 in Kailua-Kona […]

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