Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) has introduced three bills in Congress to reform the century-old Merchant Marine Act of 1920 (commonlyRead more
Energy Excelerator, the national clean energy program dedicated to helping solve the world’s systems challenges, announced its fifth cohort ofRead more
The annual “Forever Rose” sale by the Sheet Metal and Plastics Program at HCC started as a bet over 15 years ago.
“An apprenticeship student challenged me to make a rose out of sheet metal,” recalls Danny Aiu, Associate Professor of the program. “That night with a strip of sheet metal I molded a rose with my hands. Today, our students apply their skills by operating a plasma cutter, chemicals and other tools used in the trade to create each rose one by one.”Read more
Honolulu– Early childhood education providers and stakeholders from across the State, along with lawmakers, Early Childhood Coordinator Terry Lock and Governor Neil Abercrombie, participated in a roundtable discussion on early childhood education in Hawaii today. Stakeholders from Maui, Kauai, Waimea, Kona and Hilo participated in the discussion via Google+ Hangout, hosted by Senate Committee Education Chair Senator Jill Tokuda. U.S. Senator Mazie Hirono’s Chief of Staff Betsy Lin also linked in, via Google+ Hangout from Washington, D.C.Read more
“Realtor Raise: Project Playhouse” was held recently on the Big Island, a fun event to boost home ownership in Hawaii. Hawaii Life was one of four playhouse contributors, raising thousands of dollars to support the Habitat for Humanity mission.
The playhouses were generously donated, including the “Life Boat” from Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers. Wildly imaginative and solidly constructed, the playhouses were then given away to the lucky key holders. Leading up to and on the day of the event, key-chains were sold to raise money for Habitat for Humanity. The key-chains qualified the contributors to try their keys in the playhouse doors, and if they opened, they won the playhouse.
The Hawaii Island Board of Realtors (HIBR) also donated a playhouse to the fundraiser. Mealoha Kraus, who works in public relations with HIBR, “was overwhelmed by the number of people who came and waited for their turn to see if they had the right key.”Read more
The Hawaii Community Foundation announced today the first recipients of its new Island Innovation Fund, which was created to serveRead more
Edutainment Resources, Inc. is excited to announce the latest addition to its suite of iPhone Apps â€“ PencilBot-Kids Feed Me!Read more
Apple CEO Steve Jobs redefined the mobile phone market this morning with the iPhone, a device that everyone expected, yetRead more
Next month, thousands of kids and adults around the world will be able to jump in a Lamborghini and speedRead more
Although KHON-TV’s official website at khon.com has been “under construction” for years, the station recently fought to wrest control ofRead more
There can be only one honolulu.gov, and thanks to Hawaii Rep. Ed Case, the address will finally bring web surfersRead more
For the second year in a row, Honolulu ranked first in the Digital Cities Survey, tied with Tampa, Fla., amongRead more