Activities

Sunday, May 15, 2022

Project Hōkūlani Offers Free College Prep For High School Students

High school students have an opportunity to build their skills in science, technology, engineering and mathematics while getting some help preparing for college through a program offered by the University of Hawai’i.
Sunday, May 15, 2022

Have Coffee With a Cop This Week in Hilo

The Hawaiʻi Police Department is again giving island residents the chance to chat with officers over a cup of hot coffee.
Sunday, May 15, 2022

AstroDay Gives Community Chance to Geek Out About Astronomy, Science

A future astronaut, one burgeoning paleontologist and hundreds of others of all ages and sizes came to space out Saturday, May 14, at Prince Kūhiō Plaza in Hilo for AstroDay.
Friday, May 13, 2022

Competition Seeks Young Women Filmmakers Interested in Climate Change, Coastal Resilience

Young women filmmakers in Hawai‘i with an interest in climate change and coastal resilience are invited to submit short films as part of a statewide contest.
Wednesday, May 11, 2022

‘Bake Squad’ Star Headlines 2022 Big Island Chocolate Festival Gala

The star of a Netflix TV series is headlining the 2022 Big Island Chocolate Festival Gala with a special treat that’s all about the textures.
Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Celebration of Life Lantern Floating Event Returns to Reeds Bay

The Celebration of Life Lantern Floating Event returns after a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Public Libraries Offer Self-Paced Online Music Lessons From Master Musicians

Want to learn how to play an instrument? Want to learn from a professional who mastered their art? Then look no farther than your public library.
Thursday, May 05, 2022

Get Ready For a Trip to the Cosmos During AstroDay 2022

One of the Big Island astronomy sector’s signature events is set to blast off and everyone is invited.
Thursday, May 05, 2022

Public Libraries Celebrate Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month 

Readers of all ages are invited to join the state’s public libraries in celebrating Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month.
Wednesday, May 04, 2022

Public Libraries to Participate in Free Comic Book Day

Put on your cape, shine your green lantern, don your superhero or anime cosplay or just go in your everyday clothes. Whatever you do, don’t miss your chance to pick up a free comic book this weekend at your local library.
Monday, May 02, 2022

More Than 60 Students Participate in ClimbHI Career Event

ClimbHI, a Hawaiʻi nonprofit founded in 2009 to inspire students to finish high school and proceed to post-secondary education or employment, conducted a Leadership, Exploration, Inspiration program April 26-27 at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel in West Hawaiʻi.
Sunday, May 01, 2022

Hawai‘i Youth Symphony Accepting Applications For Summer Program

Young musicians from Hawai‘i and around the globe once again have the opportunity to not only learn from distinguished faculty and advance their musical skills, they’ll also get a chance to make lifelong friends during an upcoming summer program.
Sunday, May 01, 2022

Register Now For La‘i‘ōpua 2020 Summer Enrichment Program

A summer program focused on English language literacy, STEAM (science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics) and Hawaiian language and culture is now accepting registrations for its 2022 installment.
Friday, April 29, 2022

Fourth Annual ‘Made in Hawai’i Film Festival’ Returns to Hilo

The Made in Hawai’i Film Festival returns to the Hilo Palace Theater for its fourth year, presenting 50 Hawai’i-made films between May 6 and May 8.
Thursday, April 28, 2022

The Mākaha Sons Return to Hilo Palace Theater

It’s been more than two years since the Hilo Palace Theater has hosted a live concert, but that changes this weekend with the return of an iconic act.
Monday, April 25, 2022

Volunteers Remove Invasive Weeds, Restore Native Plants on Maunakea

Continuing efforts to protect the natural resources on Maunakea, the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo Center for Maunakea Stewardship recently hosted an event to remove and help control invasive plants around the Maunakea Visitor Information Station as part of an extended Earth Day celebration.
Thursday, April 21, 2022

Merrie Monarch Arts and Crafts Fair Welcomes In-Person Vendors, Shoppers After 2-Year Hiatus

Smiles. Laughter. Hugs. ‘Ohana. Aloha. Even a few tears — of joy. And that was all before walking in.
Sunday, April 17, 2022

Ahava ‘Aina to Host Passover Seder in Hilo

Ahava ‘Aina invites everyone to come together and celebrate not only Passover, but the journey to a new future.
Friday, April 15, 2022

HVNP Invites Everyone to Celebrate National Park Week

National Park Week is April 16-24, and Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park invites everyone to celebrate with a fee-free Saturday and slew of other fun-filled and educational events, including the return of ranger programs and the Thomas A. Jaggar living history performance.
Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Cultural Performances, Art Return to Hilo Hawaiian During Merrie Monarch Week

With the return of the Merrie Monarch Festival in Hilo, other events that coincide with the event throughout the community also are coming back, including at the Hilo Hawaiian Hotel.
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