The Onizuka Day of Exploration offers more than 100 games, activities and exhibits, both indoors and out.Read more
To kick off “Energy Action Month” in October, Hawaiian Electric is hosting its annual “Clean Energy Fair” this Saturday, Oct.Read more
Last week, non-profit group KaBoom! and Let’s Play, a community sponsorship program led by Dr Pepper Snapple Group, announced that NiuValleyPlayground.com had won $15,000 in a social media contest, competing against 50 other communities around the country by garnering the top five votes on a Facebook page.
“Hawaii has again shown that it has a vibrant social media network that will flex its muscle to get behind a good cause,” said Peter Kay, the Association’s Vice Chair. “This is not the first time that Hawaii’s online community has won an online contest and it’s gratifying that as a community, we can successfully compete at a national level.”
NiuValleyPlayground.com is raising $100,000 to purchase playground equipment and is asking the community to visit their website to donate an online contribution.Read more
Starting September 30, MomsInHawaii.com, in partnership with The Queen’s Medical Center, will offer a unique, locally written online calendar of information that will take expectant mothers month by month through all the stages of pregnancy.
The calendar, located at MomsInHawaii.com, includes valuable tips and insights developed by experts at The Queen’s Medical Center and vetted by local moms. Tips include visiting a Chinatown crack seed store for ginger candy to relieve morning sickness and using kukui nut oil, a distinctive emollient unique to Hawaii, to help with pregnancy stretch marks.
“Expectant moms count on MomsInHawaii.com and The Queen’s Medical Center for support and authoritative information,” said Esme Infante Nii, editor/host and “chief executive mom” of Moms in Hawaii.Read more
MomsInHawaii.com, a local social-media community, has named Kimi Morton Chun its “Marketing Mom.” She will help to plan and execute marketing strategies for the online and “real life” community for Hawaii’s mothers.
“Kimi brings to our team years of experience in marketing, entrepreneurship and social media,” said Esme Infante Nii, MomsInHawaii.com Editor/Host and Chief Executive Mom. “I’m thrilled to have her on board to boost our marketing efforts. She is innovative and creative, and very experienced in community building.”
Morton Chun joins MomsInHawaii.com with more than 12 years of experience as an entrepreneur in technology and the arts.Read more
The Human Body Detectives, a series of action-packed fiction stories developed by a Big Island naturopathic doctor, expands with Battle With The Bugs, its corresponding educational and entertaining iPad app.
Kids ages 6 to 10 will love this series of award winning educational adventure stories which follow two “Human Body Detectives”, Merrin and Pearl, who magically enter different systems in the body to solve a health mystery and learn a bit of nutrition along the way. The series is now available in story-book (versus audio), ebooks, and now iPad and iPhone apps.
The plot surrounds main characters Merrin and Pearl’s little cousin Max, who is sick, threatening everyone’s Mexican holiday. This time the detective girls find themselves inside Max’s body, witnessing firsthand the immune system in action.Read more
Thirteen Hawaii libraries will offer readers free comic books on Saturday, May 7 in celebration of the 10th anniversary of Free Comic Book Day. Library patrons showing their valid Hawaii State Public Library System card will receive a special free comic book, while supplies last.
Don’t have a library card? You can apply for a card at your nearest public library.Read more
With a public kickoff fittingly timed to Mother’s Day, Moms In Hawaii is throwing open its doors, inviting mothers of all ages and stages across the Islands to join its new, exciting and one-of-a-kind community of mothers, online and “in real life.”
“Moms In Hawaii is unlike any other gathering place for mothers in the Islands in the way it provides them with exciting and informative experiences in both the digital and ‘real’ worlds,” said Esme Infante Nii, Editor/Host and Chief Executive Mom.Read more
Free keiki identification cards will be offered to families at Kahala Mall on Saturday, June 19, 2010, from 11 a.m.Read more
Ohana Music Together, an internationally-recognized early childhood music and movement program for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers, will be presented atRead more
The weather forecast for Sea Life Park is calling for snow — about 14 tons of it over the nextRead more
The Maui County Fair is proud to again present the RoboTech Maui Expo as part of the Fair’s festivities onRead more
“Bookzilla,” a gigantic sale for book lovers, will be held at Kaimuki Public Library on Saturday, September 5 from 9Read more
Hawaii ranks number 18 nationally in a new state-by-state study on the well-being of America’s children. The 2009 Kids CountRead more
On Saturday, August 15, Ziggy Marley brings family time to Hawaii! In support of the non-profit organization Hawaii Childrenâ€™s DiscoveryRead more
Bishop Museum is reducing its admission price tomorrow to $5 per adult and $3 for children ages four and under.Read more
Two Maui public libraries will kick off their 2009 HSPLS Children’s Summer Reading Programs in June by hosting “Crossroads,” anRead more
Bishop Museum announced today it will reduce the Museumâ€™s public hours and reduce its personnel expenses in light of theRead more
The Friends of Hawaii Kai Public Library will conduct a Booksale at the Hawaii Kai Public Library from Saturday –Read more
Kahuku Public & School Library is scheduled to host a series of six summer programs for all ages in July.Read more
Several local programs focused on helping at-risk youth received a boost this week, as Gov. Linda Lingle released a $500,000Read more
The city’s popular Sunset on the Beach program returns to Waikiki this weekend. The “food-music-movie fest” will be held atRead more
The switch is about to be flipped for the annual Honolulu City Lights program. Today’s “Tree Topping” at Honolulu HaleRead more