|Sen. Mazie Hirono attended the graduation of the Naval Shipyard Apprentices on Friday and said she will|
advocate for shipyard improvements across the country, including Pearl Harbor. US Navy Photo
Hirono speaks to a 2017 Shipyard apprentice graduate Justiny M.C. Alimoot.
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|Side-by-side images from the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory’s Thermal Web Camera (HTcam) located on the rim of Halemaʻumaʻu before (left) and after (right) lava veneer from the vent wall fell into the lake on July 28, 2017. The collapse scar is circled at right. You can follow the changing lava lake activity, as seen through the eyes of a thermal camera, on HVO’s website at https://volcanoes.usgs.gov/vsc/captures/kilauea/htcam.jpg. USGS images|
An HVO geologist performs a routine check of the thermal camera
and webcam at the summit. USGS photo.
|Thermal camera shows active lava pond inside Pu`u O`o Crater|
in 2010. USGS Photo
|Pick up the August edition of The Ka`u Calendar delivered|
free to 5,500 mailboxes throughout Ka`u, from Miloli`i
through Volcano. Also available on stands throughout
the district. See it online at www.kaucalendar.com
KA`U PLANTATION DAYS parade begins at Na`alehu School and travels down Hwy 11 to Na`alehu beginning on Saturday, at 9 a.m, followed by the celebration at Na`alehu Community Center and park.
There will be food booths, arts and crafts, information booths, games, keiki photos by the police department, tug o war, food contest, lauhala weaving, arm wrestling, archery shoot, silent auction, horseshoes, Hawaiian games, lei making and Hawaiian medicine. The event is free and organized byt Ka`u Multicultural Society's Darlyne Vierra or Liz Kuluwaimaka, who can be reached at 640-8740 or 339-0289.
The evening explores evolution of the American jazz saxophone and highlights the historic diversions as America opened up on the East and West coasts with the creation of many styles and personalities. Jazz in the Forest takes place at the Volcano Art Center campus on Old Volcano Highway. The Wine and Beer Room will be open for attendees to enjoy before and after the concert. An area is set aside for dancing. Tickets are $18 for VAC members, $20 non-members. For more information or to register call Volcano Art Center at 808-967-8222.
Tango and classical music are among the offerings at the Hawai`i International Music Festival concert at Pahala Plantation House on Wednesday, Aug. 16 at 7 p.m.