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(From left) Education Committee Chair Justin H. Woodson, Vanessa Ching, Gregg Iha, Naomi Salaveria, Cristin Priolo, Amanda Fretto, Education Committee Vice Chair Sam Satoru Kong.

Teachers of the Year are honored by state legislature

The House of Representative recognized teachers from across the state for their contributions to education during Education Week at the State Capitol. For more than two decades the Senate and House Education committees have gathered educators, students, school leaders, and organizations at the State Capitol to spotlight the achievements taking place within our schools and […]

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The University of Hawaii at Manoa’s Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and Simulation (HI-SEAS) habitat on the slopes of Mauna Loa. Photo courtesy of HI-SEAS

HI-SEAS Mission VII space exploration simulation seeking crewmembers

Researchers from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa are seeking crewmembers for a NASA-funded long-duration space exploration analog study.

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CERT training course coming to Ka‘u in April 2018

The Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency has scheduled an in-depth, 4-day Community Emergency Response Team or CERT Basic Training Course in Ka‘u. Training will take place over 4 consecutive Saturdays starting April 7th which will be held at the Ocean View Community Center located at 92-8924 Leilani Circle, Ocean View.

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Officer Thomas Shopay III gives an 'active shooter' presentation at Aunty Sally Kaleohano's Luau Hale in Hilo during a police community meeting Monday (June 23). Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Active shooter talk scheduled for West Hawaii Thursday (March 15)

Join us 6-8 p.m. Thursday (March 15) at the West Hawaii Civic Center for the latest Community Forum featuring an informative session about active shooter awareness, preparedness, and response. This session will feature Lt. Thomas Shopay (Hawaii Police Department), Shawn Suzuki (Konawaena High School principal) and John Yates (Walmart General Manager).

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Parks and Recreation seeks applicants for temporary Summer Fun jobs

Hawai’i County Department of Parks and Recreation has extended its deadline seeking applicants for temporary summer jobs working with keiki who attend its 2018 Summer Fun Program. Applicants must possess a current First Aid certification, submit a completed Summer Fun application, and be available to work June 5 through July 20, 2018. Summer Fun starts […]

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Volunteers count humpback whales at HVNP

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park March 2018 events

Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park continues its tradition of sharing Hawaiian culture, After Dark in the Park talks, and other programs.

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Rat Lungworm (Angiostrongylus cantonensis)

Rat Lungworm Disease support group to meet in Keaau Wednesday (March 14)

To gather and support survivors of Rat Lungworm Disease and their caregivers. Others welcome to attend include people who strongly suspect they had RLWD, and researchers and advocates advancing care and access to resources for survivors and their caregivers. Every second Wednesday of the month 4-6 p.m.

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Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope. Courtesy Photo.

Dr. Simons, Director at Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope, talk in Hilo Friday (March 16)

Learn about future astronomical discoveries at ‘Imiloa’s Maunakea Skies talk with Dr. Doug Simons, Director at the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope (CFHT) on Friday, March 16 at 7 p.m.

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At 67, Wisdom, the world’s oldest known breeding bird in the wild, is a mother once more! On February 6th, approximately two months after Wisdom began incubating her egg, Wisdom and her mate Akeakamai welcomed their newest chick to Midway Atoll. USFWS Photo by B. Peyton

Wisdom, a Laysan albatross, is a mother again at the age of 67 years old!

The world’s oldest known wild bird, Wisdom and her mate Akeakamai welcomed their newest chick this week to Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge.

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Hawaii’s public schools to serve breadfruit in lunches this month

This March, Hawai‘i public schools will welcome a new local product in student meals – ‘ulu, otherwise known as breadfruit. “We want to connect our keiki to the ʻāina and food grown in Hawai‘i,” said Albert Scales, program administrator, School Food Services Branch. “Our ‘Aina Pono Harvest of the Month program helps us to return […]

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Sheriffs and Corrections Officers take basic sign languages classes

The Department of Public Safety (PSD) Sheriffs Division and Corrections Division, took part in a program to learn American Sign Language for Police and Corrections Officers, a course offered by All Hands on Deck.

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‘Imiloa Astronomy Center hosts free family day celebrating Hawaiian Language Sunday (Feb 25)

This year’s theme, Celebrating ‘Ōlelo Hawai‘i, will feature exciting outdoor and indoor activities for the entire ‘ohana centered around the theme of Hawaiian Language.

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Lightning strike knocks HPR off the air in Kona

For listeners to 88.7 FM (HPR-1) and 95.7 FM (HPR-2) in Kailua-Kona: These stations, located on Hualalai, are off the air due to equipment damage from a lightning strike Sunday night. Our engineer is flying to Hawaiʻi Island Tuesday (Feb 20) to evaluate the damage.

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Big Island Press Club offers 2018 scholarships

The Big Island Press Club announces the availability of scholarships for students pursuing higher education in journalism and related careers. Last year, BIPC awarded a total of $4,600 to six Hawaii Island students at its annual scholarship dinner. Application deadline is April 2. To qualify applicants must: have Big Island residential ties, demonstrate an interest […]

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