• News for Education

    Wednesday, May 18, 2022
    Join us for an engaging presentation by two of the leading researchers on manta ray. Marine biologist and filmmaker Rick Rosenthal will also be showing a sneak preview of his latest film “Alien Contact : Manta Rays” scheduled for worldwide broadcast next year.Presented by Keller Laros, President, Manta Pacific Research Foundation • Manta Ray Taxonomy, Anatomy and Life Cycle • Manta Ray Tourism ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Tuesday, May 10, 2022
    www.bigislandvideonews.com Link to story(BIVN) – Kahaluʻu Beach Park in Kona will be closed next month due to an anticipated coral spawning event. The closure is set for May 16th to May 21st.From the Hawaiʻi County Department of Parks and Recreation:According to the Division of Aquatic Resources and Eyes of the Reef Network, cauliflower coral (Pocillopora meandrina) was once abundant on shallow ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Monday, May 02, 2022
    Robert P. Kirshner named TIO Executive Director; Edward C. Stone announces retirement from TIO Dr. Robert P. Kirshner, Chief Program Officer for Science at the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, and the Clowes Professor of Science emeritus at Harvard University, has been named TIO Executive Director, effective May 15, 2022. Dr. Kirshner is an esteemed scientist known for his discipline-defining ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Monday, May 02, 2022
    KAMUELA, HI –– Queen’s North Hawai’i Community Hospital has several college scholarship opportunities available. The Peggy Dineen-Orsini Scholarship offers $2,000 to a resident of Hawai’i County who is enrolled in or accepted for enrollment in a National League of Nursing accredited program in Hawai‘i or on the mainland. Private donors fund this scholarship in memory of Peggy Dineen-Orsini, who ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Thursday, April 28, 2022
    Please see the news release attached and pasted below and this Flickr link with photos and captions.   Hawaii CC-WGU Partnership Press ReleaseWGU and Hawai’i CC Partner to Offer Graduates Pathways to Pursue Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees Online, nonprofit university extends special benefits to Hawai’i CC grads and employees HILO, Hawaii – (April 28, 2022) Online, nonprofit Western Governors ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Wednesday, April 13, 2022
    OUR NEW BREWERY - Tours Now Available!BOOK TOUR HERE! LOCATION: Kailua-Kona, HI We have built one of the most sustainable breweries in the world, located right here in our hometown of Kailua-Kona. Since we opened over 25 years ago, Kona Brewing Co. has been committed to making locally brewed beers in the most environmentally responsible way possible. When we outgrew our original brewery years ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community
    Monday, April 11, 2022
    Water quality has a profound effect on the health of nearshore coral reef ecosystems in Hawaiʻi and around the world. One of Kahalu‘u Bay’s most unique and important features is its abundant pūnāwai (freshwater springs). Excess nutrients, sewage, and pathogens from increased development, cesspools, fertilizers and pesticides, and stormwater runoff create stress and imbalance in the nearshore ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Monday, April 11, 2022
    Course Information:Instructor: Ronda (Stormy) Armstrong CST, AATOffice: Kona Community Hospital 79-1009 Haukapila St Kealakekua, Hawaii 96750Office Hours: By Appointment OnlyOffice Telephone: 808.332.4621E-mail: rarmstrong@hhsc.org The Kona Community Hospital Surgical Technology Program program will stretch your abilities and challenge you to reach your full potential as a surgical ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Monday, April 11, 2022
    Summer Curriculum at Kealakehe and Konawaena Elementary Schools KONA, HAWAI`I (April 11, 2022) – Registration is now open for a Summer Enrichment program being offered at Konawaena and Kealakehe elementary schools by the La`i`ōpua 2020 Enrichment Program. This free program starts June 6, 2022, and runs through July 15, 2022, Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (excepting June 10 and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Monday, April 04, 2022
     We are starting to help culinary students enroll for the fall semester. If there is a potential person you know that would enjoy a career in this wonderful fun industry, could you kindly please share  this information We are offering ten $1,000 scholarships for passionate culinary students this fall ,so apply and register today,as scholarships are limited. Interested in a Culinary Arts ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Monday, March 28, 2022
    HOLUALOA, HAWAIʻI (March 25, 2022) – Where—and who—are your pu‘uhonua? Reflecting on pu‘uhonua, places and people of peace and safety, is the heart of Donkey Mill’s new exhibition, entitled Pu‘uhonua. The exhibition opened March 12 and will run through July 2, 2022, at the Mill. Contributing artists explore concepts of refuge, sanctuary, and healing, providing contemporary interpretations of its ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Wednesday, March 23, 2022
       By Timothy Hurley March 23, 2022 A bill that would establish a new authority to oversee the stewardship of Mauna Kea’s summit ran into a volley of opposition Tuesday in a hearing before a state Senate committee. A number of speakers told the Higher Education Committee that they fear the legislation would lead to the eventual destruction of astronomy on Mauna Kea. “The loss of these world-class ...read more
    Categories: Economy, Community, Education
    Wednesday, March 23, 2022
    UH Hilo Chancellor's Blog News from the Office of the Chancellor, University of Hawai'i at HiloChancellor Irwin announces Community Advisory BoardPUBLISHED MARCH 2, 2022 BY ADMIN Chancellor Bonnie D. Irwin is pleased to announce 12 members of the new UH Hilo Community Advisory Board. The board had its first meeting on Jan. 31, 2022. The primary purpose of the board is to help support the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Monday, March 21, 2022
    Welcome to New Chamber Member Hawai‘i Keiki Museum.From the shores of the Gold Coast, to the peaks of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa, the Big Island has a long history of Hawaiian culture, rich with science, exploration, and engineering achievements. The Hawai‘i Keiki Museum (the word keiki is Hawaiian for ‘children’) is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation created for the purpose of starting a children’s ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Friday, March 11, 2022
    Donkey Mill Art Center has received national recognition from Ovation TV, America’s only arts network, and its partner Charter Communications, Inc., with a ”2021-2022 Stand for the Arts Award.” Donkey Mill is one of just 15 organizations nationwide recognized for its support of creative/artistic communities. A check was presented at Donkey Mill’s recent “Convergence” live auction fundraiser. ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community
    Tuesday, February 22, 2022
    Press Release  -  Wendy Laros, the President and CEO at the Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce, was among the 22 chamber executives to graduate on February 4, 2022 from Academy, a professional development program presented by the Western Association of Chamber Executives (W.A.C.E.). Academy is an interactive 3-day (three year) training program on chamber management essentials designed for today’s ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Monday, February 21, 2022
    June 22-23, 2022 - 8:00 am –  5:00 pm Performing Arts Center - 342 W Kawili St, Hilo, HI 96720, USA
    Categories: Community, Education
    Thursday, February 10, 2022
    University of Hawaiʻi Institute for Astronomy (IfA) Director Doug Simons explained how Hawaiʻi is the world leader in astronomy, and UH’s role in that 50-year legacy, in a February 3 virtual presentation to the UH Board of Regents research and innovation committee. Simons also shared his personal story—how he first became fascinated by astronomy and how it brought him to Hawaiʻi more than three ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Thursday, February 10, 2022
    The Hawaiʻi Small Business Development Center (HISBDC) recently launched a completely new website where people can register for no-cost business advisory services, whether they want to start a new business or have an existing business. The site also features the success stories of previous clients, location-specific pages for East Hawaiʻi (Hilo) West Hawaʻii (Kailua-Kona), Maui, Oʻahu and Kauaʻi. ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community
    Monday, February 07, 2022
    KONA, HAWAI`I (February 5, 2022) – La`i`ōpua 2020 is pleased to announce it is a Kūkulu Ola Program award recipient.  The funding will assist La`i`ōpua 2020 in establishing its “Ola ka Lāhui” program where island historians, kūpuna, story tellers and artisans will share their mana‘o with residents and visitors interested in a deeper connection to Hawai`i’s history, arts, and traditions.  These ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Monday, February 07, 2022
    Underwater Cleanups are a Vital Part of Ocean Conservation What types of debris do you see in the water when your diving? Here in Hawaii, the way the ocean currents flow, most ghost gear collects in the Pacific garbage patch, but some spins out and washes ashore. We also find fishing equipment such as nets floating at sea, and regularly we find recreational fishing lines and toxic lead weights ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community
    Friday, January 21, 2022
    India TMT personnel training on TMT’s primary mirror polishing technology at Coherent Inc., in December 2021 - Colleagues from the Indian Institute of Astrophysics are being trained on mirror polishing techniques on-site at the Coherent facility in California.Image credit: TMT International Observatory / ITCC The fabrication of TMT’s primary mirror segments at Coherent Inc. in California continues ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
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