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Kona Stories April 2019 Book Clubs

MEDIA RELEASE Kona Stories community bookstore offers many choices of book clubs.  Groups meet monthly to discuss books of fiction, travel, memoir, classics or non-fiction.  Book groups are free if books are purchased from Kona Stories or a $5.00 donation is appreciated. Bring a pupu or beverage to share and come prepared to discuss the following books. […]

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North Hawaii Community Hospital offers scholarships

MEDIA RELEASE KAMUELA, HI –– North Hawai’i Community Hospital has several college scholarship opportunities available. The Peggy Dineen-Orsini Scholarship offers $2,000 to a resident of Hawai’i County who is enrolled in or accepted for enrollment in a National League of Nursing accredited program in Hawai‘i or on the mainland. Private donors fund this scholarship in […]

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Governor Ige appoints Damien Kaimana Barcarse to Board of Education

Damien Kaimana Barcarse MEDIA RELEASE HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige has appointed Damien Kaimana Barcarse to the Hawai‘i County seat on the Board of Education. Barcarse has worked at Kamehameha Schools since 2013, most recently as the West Hawai‘i regional director. Previously, Barcarse served as the director of the Hawaiian Cultural Based Education Department, as […]

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

Hilo Public Library April 2019 Events

Stop in for the semi-annual Book Sale. Proceeds will help support the Hilo Public Library. HPL Friends are people who value reading, books and libraries! They help the Hilo Public Library provide the best possible service to the community by supplying volunteer and financial assistance to the library.

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University Center, West Hawaii to Host ‘Preparing for Your Career Success’ Workshop on Thursday (April 11)

MEDIA RELEASE Soon-to-be graduates from high school or college or new career seekers are invited to Hawai’i Community College – Pālamanui for the free workshop “Preparing for Your Career Success.”  This workshop is scheduled to happen Thursday, April 11, from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. This workshop will be co-presented by Connie Aderinto, Director of Human […]

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More students graduate with honors, according to the College and Career Readiness Indicators Report

MEDIA RELEASE HONOLULU – More than one fourth of the graduates in the Class of 2018 statewide earned a Hawai‘i State Department of Education’s (HIDOE) Honors Recognition Certificate, completing a rigorous course of study to prepare them for college and career. To receive an Honors Recognition Certificate, students must meet all of the requirements for a Hawaii […]

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Keeping hooved animals out of Ohia forests reduces the spread of Rapid Ohia Death

Rapid ʻŌhiʻa Death, or ROD for short, enters trees through wounds to its bark.

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‘Game of Extremes’ climate change workshop in Hilo Wednesday (April 3)

Join the County of Hawaiʻi for a “Game of Extremes”! This workshop will be a fun way to learn about climate change, its impacts, and how we can adapt. Faced with climate impacts on a fictional community, participants will decide how to make community assets most resilient.

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Summer Space & Science Camp for Hawaii High School Girls

Applications open for 2019 STARS Program on Hawaii Island

Summer Space & Science Camp for Hawaii High School Girls

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Big Island Press Club bestows ‘Excellence in Media Innovation Award’ to Hawaii Tracker Facebook group

The Big Island Press Club is awards its inaugural Excellence in Media Innovation award to the Hawaii Tracker Facebook Group.

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National Park Week & April 2019 Events at Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park

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

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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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