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Ziggy Marley "Wild and Free" World Tour Live in Hawaii March 23 and 24

Ziggy Marley "Wild and Free" World Tour Live in Hawaii March 23 and 24

Thompson's Productions, HPELive and Tantriq Entertainment present Ziggy Marley and Inner Circle, performing live for two shows in Hawaii. Five-time Grammy Award winner Ziggy Marley, currently on his "Wild and Free" world tour, and chart-topping reggae veterans Inner Circle will perform on Friday, March 23 in Kona, Big Island and Saturday, March 24 in Honolulu, Oahu. Tickets go on sale Thursday, Feb. 9.

Kona, Big Island
Friday, March 23 at 6:30 p.m.
Courtyard at King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel
Tickets: General Admission $45, VIP $55

Honolulu, Oahu
Saturday, March 24 at 6:30 p.m
Aloha Stadium South End Zone
Tickets: General Admission $45- $65, VIP $85

Pahoa High and Intermediate School Dedication Ceremony for New Gymnasium

The following information is provided by the Department of Education:

WHO: Government and public school officials participating in the dedication of Pahoa High and Intermediate School's (PHIS) new gymnasium include Hawaii County Mayor Billy Kenoi, State Representative Faye Hanohano, Councilman Fred Blas, Kau-Keaau-Pahoa Complex Area Superintendent Mary Correa (represented by Lyle Crozier) , and Principal Darlene Bee.  (Complex area principals will join the entire PHIS staff and students at the ceremony.)

WHAT: Dedication Ceremony for new Pahoa High and Intermediate School gymnasium

The school will also pay tribute to longtime supporter and former councilwoman/legislator Helene Hale.  As a community leader, Ms. Hale's efforts were integral to the realization and completion of the new gymnasium.

Forty-five Hawaii Teams Participate in Japan Wizards Competition

Forty-five Hawaii Teams Participate in Japan Wizards Competition

 

Information provided by: Japanese-America Society of Hawaii

February 25th proved to be a very eventful Saturday at Kapiolani Community College (KCC), where the 9th annual Japan Wizards Statewide Academic Team Competition (JWC) was held.  By 9:00 a.m., 45 teams representing 28 schools from Oahu, Hawaii, Kauai, and Maui were anxious to begin competing in the JWC, presented by overall sponsor Hawaiian Airlines.

2012 Community Talk Story series beginning in March

2012 Community Talk Story series beginning in March

The following information is provided by the County of Hawaii:

Keauhou Bay Clean-Up

Keauhou Bay Clean-Up

 

Kamehameha Investment Corporation has teamed up with Keauhou Bay partners and community members to mark the one-year anniversary of the devastating Japan earthquake and the resulting tsunami that heavily damaged structures and deposited debris in and around Keauhou Bay. An all-volunteer Keauhou Bay Clean-Up is slated for Saturday, March 10 from 7:00 to 11:00 a.m.

During the clean up, volunteers will help with the removal of debris and other opala (trash) in and around Keauhou Bay, cut down tall brush near Keauhou Canoe Club, and

clean and repaint the public restroom facilities. Individuals, families and small and large groups are welcome. Refreshments, t-shirts, gloves, garbage bags and trash containers will be provided.

Kailua-Kona Library will Celebrate 20th Anniversary Feb. 28-29

Kailua-Kona Library will Celebrate 20th Anniversary Feb. 28-29

Kailua-Kona Public Library, located at 75-138 Hualalai Road, will celebrate its 20th Anniversary this leap year with special programs on February 28 and 29.  The public is invited to attend the free events.     

The Kenny Endo Taiko Ensemble will kick off the celebration on Tuesday, February 28 at 5:30 p.m. in the Adult Section.  This unique cultural and educational program will introduce the various drums and percussion instruments of Japan as used in traditional and contemporary music.  The Friends of the Library of Hawaii and the UH-Manoa Outreach College’s Statewide Cultural Extension Program are co-sponsoring this performance. 

Taiko (Japanese drums) are traditionally used to ensure an auspicious beginning to a new or renewed endeavor.  The Kailua-Kona Public Library will celebrate the installation of a federally-funded photovoltaic system which is expected to generate a portion of the Library’s electricity.

Lower Gas Prices at Kilauea 76 from 76 Hawaii and Native FM

Lower Gas Prices at Kilauea 76 from 76 Hawaii and Native FM

The following information is provided by Mid Pac Petroleum:

Big Island residents will be given a special opportunity to save on gas when Native FM takes over Kilauea 76 and dramatically lowers gas prices on Friday, February 17th.

From 2PM to 6PM, Native FM will drop the price of gas and they will also be giving away great prizes from 4PM to 6PM!

Big Island residents will also have the opportunity to become members of the Kama’aina Rewards program. Kama’aina Rewards membership is FREE and Big Island residents will immediately be able to take advantage of the program at the Kilauea 76 station.

For more information, Big Island residents can become fans of the 76 Hawaii Facebook and Twitter pages at facebook.com/76Hawaii and twitter.com/76Hawaii.

76 is known for quality gasoline and clean, well lit stations. With seventy-one locations throughout the State and growing, 76 is raising convenience and quality to a whole new level.