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Food samples. Photo courtesy of Taste of Hilo

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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Every Kid Outdoors

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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Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park October 2019 Events

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii National Park, HI – 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 October 2019. Visitors are encouraged to check the park’s online calendar of events, and look for program flyers posted after 9:30 […]

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A new fissure erupted this evening near fissures 2 and 7, beginning with small lava spattering at about 8:44 p.m. HST. By 9:00 p.m., lava fountains as high as about 70 m (230 ft) were erupting from the fissure. Photo taken Saturday, May 5, 2018 courtesy of U.S. Geological Survey

Kīlauea Eruption SpeakOuts Scheduled October 4 & 5

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaiʻi Island residents are invited to attend SpeakOut events on Friday, October 4 and Saturday, October 5 to help guide the 2018 Kīlauea eruption recovery efforts. Both events will be held at the Pāhoa High and Intermediate School cafeteria, with the first focusing on Puna’s youth. The October 4 Youth SpeakOut is scheduled […]

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Free Surf Camp for keiki with disabilities to be held at Richardson Ocean Park

The Hawai‘i County Department of Parks and Recreation announces that the Surfers Healing Camp for children with disabilities will be held on Saturday, November 30, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Richardson Ocean Park in Hilo. This free camp will provide keiki the unique opportunity to surf one-on-one with professionals.

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Green waste bins at the Keaau Transfer Station in Puna. Photos by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Kealakehe green waste site closed today (Oct 3) from 8 a.m. due to equipment issues

MEDIA RELEASE The Kealakehe (Kona) Transfer Station’s green waste site only is closed today, October 3, 2019, due to equipment issues. The facility is expected to reopen as regularly scheduled tomorrow, October 4, 2019. The public may take their green waste to the West Hawaiʻi Organics Facility, aka Puʻuanahulu landfill in Waikoloa, which is open […]

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Pride Collection Macarons

Hawaiian Airlines and La Tour Café celebrate Pride Awareness Month with Special Edition Macaron set

Hawaiian Airlines and La Tour Café are celebrating Honolulu Pride Month with a limited-edition Pride Collection macaron set being sold in October at all Oʻahu La Tour Café locations, as well at the Honolulu Pride Parade and Festival in Waikiki on Oct. 19.

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The 19th Annual Akamai Living Health Fair in Hilo on October 18, 2019

The Department of Parks and Recreation announces the 19th annual Akamai Living Health Fair will take place on Friday, October 18, 2019 at the Edith Kanaka’ole Multi-Purpose Stadium in Hilo from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The Department’s Elderly Activities Division collaborates this event with HMSA, to highlight community resources and services that are available […]

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Mayumi Oda exhibit at East Hawaii Cultural Center starting May 3, 2019

Mayumi Oda in a retrospective survey spanning 40 years of creative work by the artist is scheduled to open at the East Hawaii Cultural Center with a 6:00 pm reception for Mayumi who will be present, on First Friday, May 3, 2019.

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Gov. Ige releases $1.9M to buy land for Waikoloa Public Library

Governor David Ige has released $1.9 million in Capital Improvement Project funds to buy a 1.750-acre parcel for a new Waikoloa Public Library.

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Born a Crime

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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The Hilo Community Players present “The Last Princess”

The Hilo Community Players offers the riveting drama, The Last Princess, a world- premiere play about Princess Ka‘iulani that brings to life the heartbreaking loss of Hawaii’s independence. Written by Hilo playwright, Jackie Prell.

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Hawaii Public Radio fundraising Spring Fund Drive begins

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaiʻi Public Radio takes to the air from April 3-12 with its semi-annual membership drive. 94% of HPR’s revenues are generated by individuals, families, and businesses in its community, and during the fund drive, Hawai‘i is invited to contribute to the station’s growth.  In addition to supporting on-air programming and day-to-day operations, funds […]

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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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