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Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Sponsors Drug Take-Back Days in April

Partnership with State of Hawaii Narcotics Enforcement Division and AG’s Office Properly Disposes of Expired and Unused Drugs

Tokyu Foundation Supports Imiloa's Adopt-A-Visit

Tokyu Foundation Supports Imiloa's Adopt-A-Visit

UH Hilo’s ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center of Hawai‘i received an $8,000 donation from the Tokyu Foundation in support of the Adopt-A-Visit Field Trip Program at ‘Imiloa.  The gift will fund field trip costs to the Center for Hawai‘i Island students.

At a time when local schools face challenges securing funding to augment the science and math education taught in their classrooms, the Adopt-A-Visit program makes it possible for these lessons to come alive for Big Island students.  The program subsidizes visits by local classes to ‘Imiloa, underwriting admission and transportation for the keiki.

Governor Focus Luncheon Features Business Expo

Governor Focus Luncheon Features Business Expo

Information provided by the Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce

KAILUA-KONA—The Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce (KKCC) invites the community to attend the annual focus luncheon with Governor Neil Abercrombie, sponsored by Bank of Hawai‘i and Parker Ranch Center, on Thursday, March 29 at Keauhou Beach Resort.

Governor Abercrombie will speak on issues of importance to our community, and time permitting, he may answer questions from the floor. This event is timed to coincide with the Legislative session so we may hear his priorities and we can share ours. 

In addition, attendees can learn about new and existing KKCC businesses at the Chamber’s annual Business Expo, which precedes and follows the banquet. Times are 10:30-11:30 a.m. and 1:30-2:30 p.m.

New McDonald's Opens In Kona

New McDonald's Opens In Kona

Information provided by: Communications Pacific

 

McDONALD’S OF KONA COMMONS CELEBRATES GRAND OPENINGPublic invited to free light bulb exchange, special appearance by Ronald McDonald

 

WHAT:        McDonald’s of Kona Commons grand opening celebration

 

WHEN:       Saturday, March 24, 2012

                   7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

 

WHERE:    McDonald’s of Kona Commons

            74-5453 Makala Blvd.

 

Ticket Giveaway to 2012 MayJah RayJah Concert

Ticket Giveaway to 2012 MayJah RayJah Concert

Information Courtesy: Raymond Ho, Jr.

FREE Tickets to TMR 2012 The MayJah RayJah Tour !!!

Listen and Win to TMR 2012 Official Radio Stations

See John Keawe Perform "A Tribute to Slack Key" at Kailua-Kona Library

See John Keawe Perform "A Tribute to Slack Key" at Kailua-Kona Library

In celebration of National Library Week 2012, John Keawe, an award-winning slack key guitarist and recording artist, will present “A Tribute to Slack Key” at Kailua-Kona Public Library on Saturday, March 31 at 2 p.m.  Admission is free.

Keawe is a multiple Na Hoku Hanohano and Hawaii Music Awards recipient and a contributing artist on Hawaii’s first Grammy award winner, “Slack Key Guitar Volume 2” (2005).  He will offer a tribute to the slack key style and include selections from the music of Raymond Kane, Leonard Quan, and others, in addition to presenting his original compositions.

The 45-minute program is recommended for ages 5 and older.  All children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Humane Society’s 16th annual Tropical Paws benefit gala

Humane Society’s 16th annual Tropical Paws benefit gala

 

Information provided by: Hawaii Island Humane Society

Hawaii Island Humane Society’s 16th annual Tropical Paws benefit gala
Friday, May 11, 2012 at the Four Seasons Hualalai Resort from 6:00 – 9:00 
p.m.
Features Silent and live auctions, Four Seasons-style buffet dinner, live 
entertainment and dancing.
Tickets, $100 per person or $1500 for a reserved table of ten, will be 
available at HIHS’s Waimea and Kona shelters, select island retail 
locations, and online at www.HIHS.org beginning early April.

Tropical Paws supports vital programs offered by Hawaii Island Humane Society 
including the Second Chance Fund and the Spay/Neuter Community Assistance 
Program. Visit www.HIHS.org or call 808-329-2135 X2 for more information.