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Hālau O Kekuhi: One of the Longest Standing Hālau in Merrie Monarch

Updated: Apr 17, 2014 5:47am

The 51st annual Merrie Monarch Festival cannot be mentioned without also dropping another big name: Hālau O Kekuhi, one of the longest running hālau in the state.

The hālau has been passed...

Events Calendar

Apr 17, 2014 5:44am

Wednesday, April 16


Where: Donkey Mill Art Center, 78-6670 Mamalahoa Hwy, Holualoa

When: 10 a.m. April 16

Details: Tuition: $35 ($40 for...

Pau Hana

Apr 17, 2014 5:44am



Where: Banyan’s Restaurant & Bar - Uncle Billy’s, 87B Banyan Dr., Hilo

When: 6 p.m. April 19


51 Years of Hula in Hilo

Updated: Apr 17, 2014 5:46am

King David Kalākaua once said, “Hula is the language of the heart and therefore the heartbeat of the Hawaiian people.”

Kalākaua was one of the last reigning monarchs of the Hawaiian Islands...

2014 Merrie Monarch Festival Events

Updated: Apr 17, 2014 5:56am

Hoʻolauleʻa (celebration)

9:00 a.m., Sunday, April 20th at the Afook Chinen Civic Auditorium. Free admission to watch performances by our local hālau.

Free Mid-day Entertainment


Rants & Raves

Apr 17, 2014 5:56am

Everything You Wanted to Know About GMOs but Were Afraid to Ask

This article should be titled “Everything the Author Wants You to Think About GMOs and Hopes You Won’t Question”. I hope...

Rants & Raves

Apr 09, 2014 1:00am

Big Island Green

If you are a back yard gardener or small farmer and are interested in participating in an “observational trial” with Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Co., e-mail the Hawaii Public...

Protesters in downtown Hilo during the anti GMO march.

Everything You Wanted to Know About GMOs But Were Afraid to Ask

Apr 09, 2014 7:27am

If you’ve been to a barbecue and ate burgers, ribs, and corn on the cob, it’s probably a pretty good bet you that while you were wiping barbecue sauce off your chin you weren’t thinking about DNA...

Earth Day Events

Apr 09, 2014 7:27am

Since 1970, people around the world have been celebrating Earth Day with local events and acts of conservation. There are small changes community members can make in their lives to reduce their...


Apr 09, 2014 7:27am

Ten years ago, Juil Lee opened Perfect Harmony, a small shop in Downtown Hilo that stocks handcrafted clothing and textiles from around the world. It was more than just a shop, rather a “journey...