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Training Track and Field Officials for the upcoming season

The Big Island Interscholastic Federation Track and Field season will begin in about 6 weeks.  We need volunteers to help make this happen; we need...

How Do I Pay for College in Hawai’i? Here are 4 Ways to Afford Your Education

Do you want to go to college, but not think you or your family can afford it? Teachers and counselors say the word “scholarships,” but...

Ke Ola: Drew Daniels: Fertility from Fire

“Our New Life” cover art by Harry Durgin (inset). Drew Daniels performing with Tsunami Rising. photo courtesy of Drew Daniels By Mālielani Larish Click the...

Adopt A Pet! Meet Pakele – the Cuddler

Welcome to our new weekly feature! We've partnered with local rescue organization KARES (Kohala Animal Relocation and Education Service) to give Big Island Pulse readers...

Here Are Some of Our Favorite Good News Stories from 2019

Sadly, the past year was a pretty tragic year for the Big Island, but moving into the new year (and decade), there were some pretty...

Last-Minute Big Island New Year’s Eve: What to Do, What Not to Do, and Where to Go

New Year’s Eve is a very magical night, as we all say farewell to one year and welcome another. Whether you like to stay home...

A Moment with Keanu Keolanui | Living Hilo Style

I had a chance to connect with Hilo High School senior, Keanu Keolanui the now famous Hilo High Viking kicker (#82) who kicked an amazing...


This is a human interest story.  It’s the story of Big Island humans who are interested in helping their neighbors when they’re suffering in an...

Board Certified Pediatrician turned Gospel Singer/Songwriter – Meet Shallon Toré

By day, Dr. Shallon Craddock MD, MPH, FAAP is a board certified pediatrician treating children at the practice she opened in downtown Hilo, Sunshine Pediatric...

Interview: Michael Dishman, Hawai’i Island’s Ecotour Guide of the Year

Each year the Sustainable Tourism Association of Hawai’i recognizes businesses and individuals who help to uplift their mission “to protect Hawaii’s unique environment and culture...

Shop Local on Small Business Saturday with Some of our Favorite Local Businesses

It’s time for the busiest shopping time of the year! Instead of spending your hard-earned dollars at a big box store, try buying most of...

Here's Our HUGE List of FREE Big Island Holiday Events

The holidays are officially here, and it's time to spread some holiday cheer all of this beautiful island of ours! This time of year is...

November's Best Of The Big Island: Photos By You

Here are some of the best photos of the Big Island submitted by you, our Big Island Pulse 'ohana! Mahalo nui to everyone that shared...


📅 Community Events

Sun 26

Monthly Pottery Classes at Kīlauea Pottery

January 14 - January 31
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Sun 26

ManaFest Big Island 2020/Clear Vision In Honor of the Sacred Feminine

January 24 @ 6:00 am - January 26 @ 10:00 pm
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Sun 26

Mestre Silvinho

January 24 @ 10:00 am - January 26 @ 10:00 pm
Sun 26

Hapuna Artisans Market

January 26 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Sun 26

SHE Dance w/ Leaping' Lygress + Wahkeena Sitka

January 26 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
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Sun 26

SKEA Art Exhibition

January 26 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Captain Cook
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