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July 19, 2017

Mayor to Select New Department of Public Works Director

Frank DeMarco, the current Hawai‘i County Public Works director, will retire, allowing the Mayor Kim to select a new director for this key county department.
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June 20, 2017

RPG Redefines ‘Food Truck Grinds’

RPG (Restaurant Production Grindz) Chef/Owner Willie Leong serves restaurant-style food from a truck— and I’m here to urge you to go check it out.
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June 07, 2017

Don’t Think You Like Poi? You Will!

But I didn’t like the poi at the lūʻau, you say. Forget that...
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May 31, 2017

Honomu Hot Spot? Mr. Ed’s Bakery, of Course of Course

There isn’t a lot of “bustling” that goes on in the tiny town of Honomu, Hawai‘i (pop. 509).  I’ll bet the residents don’t care, though, because it looks like this. I imagine they’d prefer to keep their view and leave the bustle to other Big Island towns. Honomu is also on the way to Akaka... Read more »
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May 22, 2017

Fish & Poi Co. Opens in Hilo

Lynelle Paranada co-owns the business with local celebrity BJ Penn (and their poi comes his farm in the Waipio Valley).
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May 08, 2017

Mental Wellness Through Art at Wailoa Center Show

The Recovery, Resilience and ReCreation program opened a thought-provoking exhibit May 5 at the Wailoa Arts & Cultural Center in Hilo.
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April 29, 2017

Learn Lei-Making on May Day at Volcano Art Center

Join Volcano Art Center (VAC) to celebrate May Day on Monday, May 1, with hands-on lei making demonstrations from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Gallery porch. Master lei makers Randy Lee, Kaipo AhChong and Dana Castro will be present during this free event. VAC will provide flowers and plant materials. Learn how to... Read more »
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April 27, 2017

Robert Cazimero at Kahilu Theatre on May 13

Revered Hawaiʻi Kumu and singer Robert Cazimero will perform at Kahilu Theatre on Saturday, May 13, at 7 p.m. His return to Kahilu will continue a 32-year-old tradition of celebrating May Day in Waimea. “Waimea is one of my favorite places in Hawaiʻi, and it’s always such a pleasure to perform for the folks (many... Read more »
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April 27, 2017

Dance Movement Workshop at Volcano Art Center

Volcano Art Center (VAC) will host a five-session series of dance classes starting on Tuesday, May 2, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Niaulani Campus. Dance instructor Karen Masaki will lead students through basic movement techniques, building strength and fluidity in the joints and spine to experience the joy of free movement. Each one-and-a-half... Read more »
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April 26, 2017

HPA Commencement Ceremonies Scheduled

Commencement ceremonies for the Hawaii Preparatory Academy's 106 graduating seniors will start at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 26, in Castle Gymnasium.
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April 04, 2017

Big Island’s Best: Hula, Coffee & Chocolate Chip Cookies

Yes, folks, the Big Island is home to a lot of wonderful things, ­­­including a huge assortment of interesting chocolate chip cookies.
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March 22, 2017

Holy Donuts Pops Up in Hilo

Great news for Hilo: Holy Donuts has opened a pop-up retail outlet in Hilo at 187 Kino‘ole St. in Hilo.
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March 11, 2017

Sneak Peek: Exclusive Landing Pad at the Base of Punalulu Falls

With his decades of experience and 17 years flying for Blue Hawaiian Helicopters, Toshi has seen views of the Big Island that are rarely seen. Today, he gives us a tour of his favorite spots...
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March 07, 2017

Pua Kenikeni: By Any Other Name…

Fagraea berteriana, pua kenikeni, perfume flower tree, ten cent flower, pua tonga or pualulu… as locals would say, “same smell different name!”
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March 01, 2017

Eat Like a Locovore in Hilo

Looking for a unique, feel-good-about-shopping experience? Would you like to support local farmers, ranchers or artisans? If so, check out The Locovore Store in downtown Hilo.
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