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Local authors featured at Kona Stories Book Shop Tuesday (April 2)

Join local authors for the monthly Words and Wine Event 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 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 and artists while you enjoy complimentary pupu and wine. April’s featured […]

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Ken Jackson with the Westin Hapuna at Taste of the Hawaiian Range.

Taste of the Hawaiian Range to be held in September

MEDIA RELEASE Ken Jackson with the Westin Hapuna at Taste of the Hawaiian Range. WAIMEA, HAWAI‘I ISLAND—The all-day Taste of the Hawaiian Range is Saturday, Sept. 7 at Mana Christian ‘Ohana (Old Kahilu Town Hall) and the adjacent YMCA Minuke Ole Park in Waimea. The 2019 Taste will gain offer daytime agricultural-themed activities before culminating […]

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AARP to run retirement workshops in Kona and Hilo

MEDIA RELEASE Learn to secure your financial future at a free workshops in Kona and Hilo sponsored by AARP Hawai‘i on Saturday, March 23 and Sunday, March 24, 2019. AARP volunteer Ed Hickey will talk about how to get on and stay on the path to financial resilience. The workshop in Kona at the West […]

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Marusa Bradac, University of California, Davis Associate Physics Professor.

Astronomy Presentation: Where Did We Come From? A Tale About Galaxies Far, Far Away

MEDIA RELEASE Marusa Bradac, University of California, Davis Associate Physics Professor. ASTRONOMY TALK – One of the greatest accomplishments in recent astrophysics is the creation of a model for the history of the universe.  The newborn universe was a dark place until the very first galaxies lit it up.  Travel at the speed of light […]

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Oahu forum on invasive species and biosecurity in Hawaii

MEDIA RELEASE New Tools & Opportunities For Public Participation (Honolulu) – As an island state, Hawai‘i is uniquely impacted by the threat of invasive species. Our endemic species and distinctive ecosystems evolved over millions of years in isolation from the rest of the world’s biota, creating a delicate balance that continues to be at risk […]

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Mauna Kea summit snow as seen over Hilo Bayfront. Saturday morning (Dec 11). Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Mauna Kea skiing/boarding incident investigation finds no damage, reaffirms need for management rules

There was no legal recourse to penalize the individuals because no laws were broken. UH is in the process of developing administrative rules, an essential resource management tool that would address these types of situations. UH is currently seeking public comment on the latest draft.

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College and career fair happening at Hawaii CC – Pālamanui on Friday (March 15)

Hawai‘i Community College – Pālamanui is pleased to announce it will host the “University of Hawai‘i System College and Career Summit” on Friday, March 15 from 3 – 6 p.m. The event at the campus in Kona will feature academic programs from Hawai‘i CC – Pālamanui, other campuses in the UH system, and local employers. […]

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Instagram for Beginners class with Denise Laitinen

Beginner’s workshop on using Instagram Friday (March 15) in Keaau

With more than 500 million people using Instagram every month, the photo-centric social media platform is a way for people to connect with friends and businesses alike. It’s a pretty active site too with 4.2 billion photos being liked every day and 71 percent of Instagram users buying a product they see on Instagram.

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Dept of Water Supply keiki water conservation poster contest deadline is March 22, 2019

Entries to the County of Hawaiʻi Department of Water Supply (DWS) 2019 Water Conservation Poster Contest are due on Friday, March 22, 2019, in recognition of World Water Day. Keiki from kindergarten through fifth grade are invited to submit their artistic interpretation of DWS’ motto: “Water, Our Most Precious Resource.”

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Relief 5 2019

RELIEF 5 healing event for Puna community affected by the Kilauea Eruption

Please help the community of Puna to heal. This Relief event is to assist Puna to heal from all that has happened since the lava eruption and earthquakes and chaos.Although it seems things have calmed down. People’s emotions are still raging and don’t have any outlet. I am here to assist the community to understand […]

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Soil contamination found at 18 Hawaii Island schools of 23 tested

After completing a soil study at 23 schools on the east side of Hawai‘i Island, the Hawai‘i State Department of Education (HIDOE), with the support of the Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH), is implementing tailored environmental hazard management plans (EHMPs) at 18 schools where results from the study indicated contamination present in the soil.

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Learn how to combat Little Fire Ants at Ka‘u meeting Friday (March 29)

Little Fire Ants meeting coming up 6-7:30 p.m., Friday, March 29, 2019, at Discovery Harbor Community Center.

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KanakaCon 2019 comic book convention Sunday (March 10) in Keaau

Kamehameha Schools Hawaiʻi Kula Waena will celebrate the world of comics this Sunday (March 10) with their first annual KanakaCon comic book convention.

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Irish-American Heritage Month and St. Patrick’s Day: March 2019

The U.S. Congress proclaimed March as Irish-American Heritage Month in 1991, and the president issues a proclamation commemorating the occasion each year.Originally a religious holiday to honor St. Patrick, who introduced Christianity to Ireland in the fifth century, St. Patrick’s Day has evolved into a celebration of all things Irish. The world’s first St. Patrick’s […]

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