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Halloween by the numbers

MEDIA RELEASE 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. The following facts are made possible by the invaluable […]

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

Events at the Hilo Public Library

MEDIA RELEASE Friends of the Hilo Public Library Book-Sale 1.) PREVIEW NIGHT FOR FRIENDS (Join for $10 at the door)- Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 5 – 6:30 p.m. 2.) Thursday, October 31, 2019, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. 3.) Friday, November 1, 2019, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. 4.) Saturday, November 2, 2019, 9 a.m. […]

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AstroDay and Robotics Festival in Kona Sunday (Nov 3)

MEDIA RELEASE AstroDay returns to West Hawaiʻi in November, hosted by Kealakehe High School in conjunction with their 9th Annual Hawaii Island Robotics Expo and Showcase (HI-RES) on Sunday, November 3 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Observatories from Maunakea and Haleakala will be represented, as well as other technology, education, and cultural organizations. Highlights […]

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Frighteningly Good Halloween Fun at KTA Super Store Puainako, Hilo

MEDIA RELEASE KTA Super Stores Puainako will again be the location for East Hawai‘i’s Frighteningly Good Fun KTA Haunted House Halloween festivities. Now in its 10th year, the much-anticipated KTA Haunted House will be open to scare and delight the public of all ages on October 28, 29, 30 and 31, from 5:00 pm to […]

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November events for Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park continues its tradition of sharing Hawaiian culture, After Dark in the Park talks, stewardship programs and opportunities to explore the Kahuku Unit during November 2019.

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Award-Winning Broadway songstress to perform in two KPO fundraising concerts

MEDIA RELEASE Allison Blackwell Kailua-Kona—The Kamuela Philharmonic Orchestra (KPO), is excited to announce “First You Dream”— two fundraising concerts featuring Broadway songstress Allison Blackwell on Saturday, November 2, 2019, and Sunday, November 3, 2019, from 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm, at a Private Estate in Kailua-Kona. Presented in association with the Hoku Concert Series, these […]

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Hawaii Island Humane Society Howl’ween events in East and West Hawaii

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii Island Humane Society is readying plans for its annual Howl’ween events slated for Saturday, October 26 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm at The Shops at Mauna Lani and on Wednesday, October 30 from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm at PETCO Hilo. 2019 Howl’ween Dog Walk at The Shops at Mauna […]

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Ten-Minute Play Festival starts Thursday (Oct 24) in North Kohala

MEDIA RELEASE The second annual North Kohala Ten-Minute Play Festival will be held on Thursday, October 24 and Friday, October 25 at 7 p.m. at the Kohala Artist’s Gallery and Co-op at 54-3676 Akoni Pule Highway in Kapaʻau. Six original plays by Kohala writers, each approximately 10 minutes in length, will be read by local […]

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One-of-a-kind Silent Auction for Holiday Shopping at Habitat for Humanity Hawaii Island 2nd Annual Fundraising Gala

MEDIA RELEASE It’s not too early to start shopping for the holidays and why not support a great cause in doing so! At Habitat for Humanity’s Gala on Saturday, November 16, from 5:00 pm-8 pm, on the beautiful luau grounds at the Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel, guests will be treated to […]

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Tattoo Festival coming to Kohala October 25-28, 2019

MEDIA RELEASE Hawi, HAWAI ʻ I, Oct. 9, 2019–The complete schedule for Hawaii’s first Traditional Tattoo Festival has been announced. Held in the district of Kohala Oct. 25-Oct. 28, this four-day event will showcase traditional tattoo rituals and ceremonies of Pacific and Arctic cultures. The festival begins with an opening celebration at Blue Dragon Tavern […]

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PTA changes training schedule, and will be in Waimea for the Fall Festival Saturday (Oct 12)

This weekend Fall Festival in Waimea and takes place on Saturday 12 October from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. PTA will have US Army and US Marine static displays (HH-60 Medical Evacuation Helicopter and a CH-53 Sea Stallion), along with our Natural and Cultural Resource Teams. We look forward to seeing you all out there.

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Music at the Habitat for Humanity Hawaii Island ReStore in Waimea Saturday (Oct 12)

The monthly music series at Habitat Hawaii Island’s Waimea ReStore continues with a performance by island band, “The Jamahz”, on Saturday, October 12, 2019, at 6 p.m. You’ll be sure to enjoy this trio’s blend of old soul classic rhythm and blues, feel-good island music.

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Tickets on sale for 21st annual Taste of Hilo Sunday (Oct 20)

The 21st Annual Taste of Hilo is scheduled for Sunday, October 20, 2019, from 1-3 p.m., at Sangha Hall in Hilo.

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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park invites 4th graders, and their families, for free Saturday (Oct 12)

Treat your family to a fun-filled morning at Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park on Saturday, October 12, between 9-11 a.m., to celebrate the recently passed Every Kid Outdoors Act, and to receive a free Every Kid Outdoors pass.

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