Organizers say the camps are a great opportunity to not just connect with the keiki of the Hilo community, but also inspire youth basketball on Hawai‘i Island.
In observance of World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, UH Hilo Women’s Center is scheduling a sign-making event July 28 in prep for sign-waving event July 30.
COVID-19 restrictions allow ʻImiloa to open on the weekends, for now. Guests will have 2-hour time blocks to visit the site where eager keiki and their ʻohana can explore the planetarium, exhibits, and enhanced displays.
The purpose of the project is to digitize paper files and link them to an interactive map interface so that county planners can now click on a few lines on a map on screen and access relevant files instead of having to physically pull and pore over physical paper documents.
The Center for Maunakea Stewardship’s plant restoration process starts with collecting seeds from established native plants in the area. There is now māmane and other native plants well established including ʻāweoweo, pawale, puakala and heʻupueo, a native grass.
The conference (June 4-8) is geared for all ages. The Hilo event on June 7 showcases several panelists who are based on Hawai’i Island, such as keynote speaker Caren Loebel-Fried who lives in Volcano, Justina Mattos and Kamalani Johnson who teach at UH Hilo, and librarians from around the island.
Food insecurity is a serious issue in local communities and COVID-19 has only increased that need.