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Hasinger leaving UH Institute of Astronomy for the European Space Agency

University of Hawaiʻi Institute for Astronomy (IfA) Director Günther Hasinger is leaving UH to be the next director of science at the European Space Agency (ESA), Europe’s equivalent to NASA. He will be responsible for the definition, planning and execution of ESA’s science program, which includes working with member countries and international partners like the […]

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Dept of Health offers free downloadable recipe book

The Hawaii Department of Health (DOH) is bringing the convenience of tasty, good-for-you foods into homes this holiday season with the publication of the Choose Healthy Now @ Home Recipe Book, which features nearly three dozen easy-to- make recipes that meet DOH nutrition guidelines. The new recipe book is free and available online at ChooseHealthyNowHawaii.com.

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Island ranching is the theme of the 2018 DLNR Historic Preservation Calendar

With their vast expanses of grasslands reaching to the horizon across hundreds of acres, fences, and paniolo tending to flocks of grazing animals, the ranches of Hawaii have played an impactful role in the evolving history of Hawaii’s economy, industry, transportation, environment, culture and fashion.

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MANA is a flowy, calligraphy-style mural that honors Hawai‘i Island’s terrestrial and spiritual elements of earth, fire, and water. Photo courtesy of Emad Rashidi

Temple Children paints downtown Hilo’s largest mural

Downtown Hilo’s largest public mural, located on the corner of Haili and Keawe Streets, was recently completed by Temple Children.

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Master Navigator Baybayan to keynote UH-Hilo Fall Commencement

Polynesian voyaging navigator and educator Chad “Kālepa” Baybayan delivers the keynote address at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo’s Fall Commencement, scheduled for Saturday, December 16 at 9 a.m. in Vulcan Gym.

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Words and wine event with local authors in Keauhou Tuesday (Dec 5)

Join local authors for the monthly Words and Wine Event at 6 p.m. Tuesday (Dec 5) hosted by Kona Stories Book Shop. This event is free to the public and offers a chance for you to meet and greet some of Hawaii’s favorite authors while you enjoy complimentary pupu and wine. December’s featured authors are: […]

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Volcano Watch: What do we call new land at Kīlauea Volcano’s ocean entries?

“Lava delta” is now the accepted geologic characterization. But, because the word “bench” was used for so long, it can be hard to transition to a different name. As we all know, bad habits are hard to break.

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Award-winning hip hop musician and educator Mr. Kneel, aka Neil McIntyre, will present a lively hip hop family event at the Thelma Parker Memorial Public Library in Waimea at 10 a.m. on Thursday, December 7. The event is free and open to the public.

Hip-Hop family event at Thelma Parker Library in Waimea Thursday (Dec 7)

Award-winning hip hop musician and educator Mr. Kneel, aka Neil McIntyre, will present a lively hip hop family event at the Thelma Parker Memorial Public Library in Waimea at 10 a.m. on Thursday, December 7. The event is free and open to the public.

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Parker School debate team wins sweepstakes tournament at Punahou School

Parker School debate team won both sweepstakes trophies at the November 11 Punahou School Non-Qualifying Speech and Debate Tournament in Oahu.

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Laupahoehoe students attend World Tsunami Conference in Okinawa

Six student “Youth Ambassadors” and a teacher from Laupahoehoe Community Public Charter School participated in the High School Students Islands Summit on World Tsunami Awareness Day 2017 in Okinawa from November 7 – 8, 2017.

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AstroDay in Kona Saturday (Nov 4)

AstroDay, an annual science and astronomy education event sponsored by the Maunakea Astronomy Outreach Committee (MKAOC), is coming to Kona Commons on Saturday, November 4 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. This free, family-oriented, science celebration has been a tradition in Hilo for the past 16 years and will be in Kona for the first […]

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West Hawaii Forum: What Can Hawaii Learn from Puerto Rico?

Join the West Hawai’i Community Forum on November 16th (Thursday), West Hawai’i Civic Center, 6 – 8 pm. Experts will explore plans and options for addressing the fragility of island living, its vulnerabilities to emergencies, disasters, and supply-chain disruptions.

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Internet connectivity has been restored to all Hawaii State Public Library System locations on Hawaii Island, except for the Pahala Public and School Library. Mahalo to the technical staff who worked tirelessly to restore access for our Hawaii Island library patrons!

Internet restored at public libraries on Hawaii Island except for Pahala library

Internet connectivity has been restored to all Hawaii State Public Library System locations on Hawaii Island, except for the Pahala Public and School Library. Mahalo to the technical staff who worked tirelessly to restore access for our Hawaii Island library patrons!

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Work at Akaka Falls State Park to repair damaged trails

From October 16 – 20 the park will be completely closed for work on the shorter, left side of the trail to the Akaka Falls lookout. Hopefully this will be the only time the park will need to be closed. If additional closure is needed, an announcement will be posted on the Division of State […]

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