WAIKOLOA — The view of Mount Etna from Taormina, Italy on the east coast of Sicily has a striking resemblance to the view of Mauna Kea from Waimea, so Chef Gino Cipriano felt right at home when he moved to the Big Island.
WAIKOLOA — When I was a kid, long summer days or weekends were spent playing outdoors. For a special treat, the family would pile into the station wagon and head to the local putt-putt golf course.
WAIMEA — On Oct. 2, the Parker School speech and debate team embarked on an extended tour of the state of Utah, returning on Oct. 7.
WAIMEA — A new professional development opportunity in STEM is being offered to teachers on the Big Island, and the subject has timely real-world application for students and their families. The course, “Engaging Students in Citizen Science for the Prevention of Rat Lungworm Disease,” will be offered in Waimea in October and November for K-12 educators.
Hawaii Island artists Vicki Penney-Rohner, Mary Spears, Cyndy Urry and Jeff Barger will debut in Luana Lounge at Fairmont Orchid at a complimentary event from 5-7 p.m. this Thursday. Open to the public, it will showcase unique works of art, light refreshments and live music from slack key guitarist David Gomes.
After nearly seven years, the monthly Third Thursday Thrive community potlucks at North Hawaii Education and Research Center (NHERC) in Honokaa will come to an end in November.
From 6-8 p.m. this Thursday, Lucky Tongue band will perform on the lush lawn surrounding the Coronation Pavilion in Queens’ MarketPlace for a free show open to the public.
Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope (CFHT) and Keck Observatory will co-host the free annual event from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. next Saturday. The family-friendly activity is an interstellar journey through the center of Waimea. The walk starts at Keck Observatory’s Headquarters on Mamalahoa Highway and travels through the solar system down the street, with stops to visit plants along the way, and ends at CFHT’s offices.