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Halloween by the numbers

Dating back 2,000 years to the Celtic festival of Samhain, Halloween is an ancient tradition associated with images of witches, ghosts, and vampires. Today, Halloween has evolved into a celebration characterized by child-friendly activities like trick-or-treating, carving pumpkins into jack-o’-lanterns, and dressing in costumes.

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Creative Lab Hawaii participates in American Film Market 2018

Strengthening industry access for Hawaii’s creative entrepreneurs, the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism’s (DBEDT) Creative Industries Division (CID) announces selected fellows of the Creative Lab Hawaii (CLH) Immersive Program who will participate in the world’s largest motion picture business event at the 2018 American Film Market (AFM). Hosting professionals from across the globe […]

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HELCO Energy Fair in Hilo Saturday (Oct 27)

Hawai‘i Electric Light invites the community to its clean energy fair on Saturday, Oct. 27, at the Prince Kuhio Plaza. The free, family-friendly event will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and feature educational displays, interactive activities, and games. Learn about electrical safety, energy conservation, electric vehicles, renewable energy, and our plan to reach […]

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An MV-22B Osprey from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 166 Reinforced, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), lands at Marine Corps Base Hawaii, during sustainment training exercise, July 21, 2018. This training allowed Marines and Sailors to sustain skills developed during a comprehensive six-month predeployment training cycle, and included planning and executing ship-to-shore operations, company-sized helicopter and amphibious raids, combat marksmanship and convoy operations. The Essex Amphibious Ready Group/MEU team is a strong, flexible, responsive and consistent force capable of maneuver warfare across all domains; it is equipped and scalable to respond to any crisis from humanitarian assistance and disaster relief to contingency operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. A. J. Van Fredenberg)

Army and Marines to support Waimea Fall Festival Saturday (Oct 13)

The U.S. Army’s Pohakuloa Training Area and the U.S. Marine Corps’ Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 363 will team-up at this year’s Waimea Fall Festival by bringing an MV-22B Osprey aircraft and tactical Army vehicles for the public to experience first-hand. The Marine aviation squadron, known as the “Lucky Red Lions,” falls under the command […]

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Julius Thomas III

“Hamilton” star Julius Thomas III is performing in two Kamuela Philharmonic Orchestra concerts

The Kamuela Philharmonic Orchestra (KPO) is excited to announce two spectacular fundraising concerts featuring “Hamilton” star Julius Thomas III. These exclusive events are from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 27, 2018, at the Waiki’i Ranch Clubhouse, and from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, October 28, 2018, at a Private Estate […]

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Shark Girl. Photo courtesy of the Smithsonian Channel

Free showings of the documentary ‘Shark Girl’ at the Lyman Museum on October 15 & 16, 2018

In partnership with the Smithsonian Channel, the Lyman Museum presents two free showings of the acclaimed documentary “Shark Girl” by divemaster and underwater filmmaker Madison Stewart, for whom nothing feels safer or more natural than diving straight into shark-infested waters.

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Thelma Parker Memorial Public Library

Thelma Parker Memorial Public & School Library celebrates 40th anniversary in November

Thelma Parker Memorial Public & School Library of the Hawaii State Public Library System is marking its 40th anniversary with a family-friendly celebration and community bazaar from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 17.

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The Naha and Pinao Stones fronting the Hilo Public Library. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7.

October 2018 events at the Hilo Public Library

MEDIA RELEASE Thursdays, October 4, 11, 18, 25, 2018 Hawaiian Language Classes- 1:00- 4:30 PM FREE, easy Hawaiian language classes sponsored by the library! Designed for adults & seniors. Learn Hawaiian chants/oli, songs and prayers. Instructor Puakea Sun has 8 years experience teaching Hawaiian at Kamana Senior Center. It is recommended that students have some […]

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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park October 2018 events

Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park continues its tradition of sharing Hawaiian culture, guided hikes, After Dark in the Park talks, and other programs throughout October. Park programs are free, but entrance fees apply. Programs are co-sponsored by Friends of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park and Hawai‘i Pacific Parks Association. Mark the calendar

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A visitor at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park gets a photo of the expansive crater at Kilauea Caldera. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Thousands enjoy the reopening of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

“It was a picture-perfect day and our hearts are filled with joy to see our visitors and community return to their park,” said Park Superintendent Cindy Orlando.

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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Kahuku Unit. Hawaii 247/7 File Photo

Pit crater trail opening at Kahuku Unit Saturday (Sept 22)

Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park is pleased to announce the opening of the Pit Crater Trail on Saturday, September 22, on National Public Lands Day. A hike to the forested pit crater is a window into the past and a vision of the future for the Southwest Rift Zone of Mauna Loa. From the crater’s rim, […]

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Bus 'A Move Special Olympics West Hawaii 2018 event. 10 person teams compete on pulling a 46k pound Roberts Hawaii Motor Coach Bus the fastest at the Kona Commons Saturday, September 15, 2018. Photo courtesy of David O. Baldwin

Bus ‘A Move Special Olympics West Hawaii 2018 fundraiser

Ten person teams compete on pulling a 46,000 pound Roberts Hawaii motor coach bus the fastest at the Kona Commons shopping center.

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Stan Lawrence of Orchidland Surf Boards at Sunset Courtesy of Kai Bradley Beach. Photo courtesy of Bernie Baker

Robert Duerr presentation on surfing at Lyman Museum Sept. 17 & 18, 2018

Everyone knows that surfing is the sport that has been most associated with Hawai‘i. Robert Duerr has been the epitome of the “waterman” chasing the waves around the world, making it his career on and off the water for the past 51 years. His vividly illustrated program at the Lyman Museum will be an epic […]

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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Kahuku Unit. Hawaii 247/7 File Photo

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Hikes, Programs & Events, September 8-23, 2018

Everyone is invited to find their park and experience authentic Hawaiian cultural programs, guided hikes, and more from Ka‘ū to Volcano to Hilo. Until the partial reopening of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park on September 22, park rangers will continue to enlighten and engage visitors from other locations. Rangers are offering new and familiar programs for […]

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