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Hawaii FoodCorps connects children with fresh, healthy food

Jan 27, 2015 1:00am

In its first year, the FoodCorps Hawaii program served 1793 school children on Hawaii Island, Molokai, and in West Oahu in 2014, working to change their attitudes about eating healthy food by...

An artist concept of TMT at night, with the laser guide star system illuminated. (COURTESY PHOTO)

A delicate balance

Jan 27, 2015 1:00am

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Scholarships offered for environmental leadership program

Dec 16, 2014 1:00am

The Kohala Center and Brown University are offering full tuition scholarships for two high school students residing in the state of Hawaii to participate in the Brown Environmental Leadership Lab-...

The Piko Hale gallery features original work of Hawaii artists and artisans, including this whimsical lamp created by Mary Gion, working under the name of La Velle Designs. (PHOTO BY SARAH ANDERSON | SPECIAL TO NHN)

Honokaa’s new hangout

Dec 16, 2014 1:00am

At Honokaa’s new Piko Hale Artisan and Fine Art Gallery, visitors will certainly find art. But they will also find food trucks, live music and a whole lot of fun.

“It’s a new concept,” says...

A variety of sorbets and gelatos are made each week at the Hamakua Incubator Kitchen by Ron Zisookm, owner of GelatoOno. (COURTESY PHOTO)

I scream, you scream, we all scream for GelatoOno

Updated: Dec 16, 2014 7:19am

If you grew up on the mainland in the 20th century, you no doubt have fond memories of the classic ice cream truck that drove through your neighborhood on hot summer days with a distinct jingle...

More than 50 local dancers and guest dancers from Maui Academy of Performing Arts will perform “The Nutcracker - A Holiday Classic Ballet” at the Kahilu Theatre in Waimea on Dec. 22. (COURTESY PHOTO)

“The Nutcracker” brings the land of sweets to Kahilu Theatre

Dec 16, 2014 1:00am

Ballet doesn’t get any more festive than a holiday production of “The Nutcracker.” There’s a certain childlike wonder that comes with every performance, and for many young dancers it is their...

A variety of community performers including HPA Hand Bell Choir, Aha Punanaleo `O Waimea and Parker School chorus put on a show at the annual Tree Lighting event at Parker Ranch headquarters in early December. (PHOTO COURTESY OF PARKER RANCH).

A tradition of unity and light

Dec 16, 2014 1:00am

At the recent tree lighting celebration at Parker Ranch headquarters in Waimea, families gathered on the lawn of Puuopelu around a more than 100-year-old Cook pine, a unique plant species first...

Dr. Trevor Hartwell demonstrates to his patient how to address a common form of sleep disordered breathing using a plastic retainer to hold the jaw and chin forward while sleeping. (COURTESY PHOTO)

A Unique Dental Practice

Updated: Dec 15, 2014 11:52am

Do you, or someone you know, suffer from snoring or sleep apnea? Surprisingly, these conditions may be relieved with specialized dentistry. Dr. Trevor Hartwell, DDS, in partnership with Dr. Doi at...

New Exclusive Native Hawaiian Artists Fellowship

Dec 09, 2014 1:00am

To support Native Hawaiian artists active in the fields of dance, music, traditional and visual arts, the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation (NACF) has announced a new fellowship with a Jan. 15...

One of many scenes featured in “The Mouse House,” a miniature Christmas village created by beloved island painter Martha Greenwell. “The Mouse House is on display at Hawaii Preparatory Academy’s Isaacs Art Center through Jan. 10. (COURTESY PHOTO)

Christmas Village Display Returns to Issacs Art Center

Dec 09, 2014 1:00am

Martha Lowrey Greenwell’s Christmas Village, affectionately known as “The Mouse House,” is on display now through Jan. 10 at Hawaii Preparatory Academy’s Isaacs Art Center. The exhibit includes a...

Noah Dodd, Sam Robinson, and HPA fourth graders Gabriel Aiona and Logan Walter learn how to press sugar cane as a snack after sorting the school’s zero waste. (COURTESY PHOTO)

Valuable Resources

Updated: Dec 09, 2014 9:54am

According to the County of Hawaii Department of Environmental Management, green waste diversion services have been provided in West and East Hawaii for more than 10 years now, resulting in 267,000...

Hawaii Forest Institute launches crowdfunding campaign to help Hawaii’s forests

Dec 09, 2014 1:00am

Hawaii Forest Institute’s “Mahalo ‘Āina: 40 Days for Hawaii’s Forests” Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign aims to help HFI reach its annual goal of planting 4,000 seedlings while providing forest...

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