1st Annual Puna Community Health & Wellness Fair

The Puna Community Medical Center Foundation (PCMCF) will be coordinating the 1st Annual Puna Community Health & Wellness Fair at Pahoa High School!!  This FREE community event increases public awareness...

Kanaka Maoli Flag – Hawaii’s Original Flag or Clever Marketing?

The red, gold and green “Kanaka Maoli” flag has made its way into many pictures and social media posts.  It’s managed to find its way...

4 Ways to Help Pay for College

Four ways to afford your education Do you want to go to college, but do not think you or your family can afford it? Teachers...


  Time to tackle that hurricane kit you've been meaning to put together. Now... what to put in your supply box? Food and water—check! Maybe...

Puna-Made Indie Film ‘Stoke’ Hits Amazon

Following a limited theatrical tour across the Pacific Northwest, Hawai’i road film Stoke heads to Amazon starting Tuesday, August 6. The film follows Jane, an...

The Hawaii Paradox – The ugly truth about the most beautiful place in the world

When people think of Hawaii they think of beautiful beaches and sunny weather.  And of course, they would be mostly right.   Hiding underneath the...

Have you ever heard of Hawaiian micro-aggressions?

I never knew micro-aggressions; particularly Hawaiian micro-aggressions were a thing.  And it’s a somewhat serious thing to many people. I learned about these in conversations...

HB 2739 – Death with Dignity Bill – Should the terminally ill be allowed to choose?

My mother died after a 10+ year long battle with dementia and alzheimer’s, my brother passed after a long battle with cancer and my 31-year-old...

The State Wants To Nix Spanking

The State wants to ban spanking, whereas some feel it is a parental right.  Do you think the state should interfere with how you raise...

Tips for Identifying a ‘Go-To’ Storm Shelter in Your Home

Safety is an important issue for everyone, especially during times of severe weather. Do you know where to go in your home if a severe...

How to Help Safeguard Your Home Against Windstorms

You don’t have to live in a hurricane or tornado zone for your home to sustain wind damage. Anyone in an area that experiences thunderstorms...

Tips for Keeping an Emergency Cash Fund

By Bernie Carr - Apartment Prepper With the convenience of using debit cards or mobile payment apps, it can be easy to forgo having cash altogether....

How to Fix Up a First Aid Kit

First aid kits are a must-have in any emergency plan. Even though you can buy these pre-made, if you go this route, it’s a good...


📅 Community Events

Mon 16

BARE presented by the Hilo Community Players

September 13 - September 29
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Mon 16

Monday Night Jazz Jam

September 16 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Tue 17

Taco Tuesdays at Hula Hulas!

September 17 @ 4:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wed 18

King's Shops Farmers Market

September 18 @ 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wed 18

Beginner Ukulele Lessons

September 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thu 19


September 19 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am