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Ardente Duo's Return to Atherton August 31 Features Franck’s Sonata for Violin & Piano

Ardente Duo's Return to Atherton August 31 Features Franck’s Sonata for Violin & Piano

On Sunday, August 31, at 4:00 p.m., the Ardente Duo (violinist Darel Stark and pianist Sachi P. Hirakouji) fill the Atherton Performing Arts Studio with arguably one of the finest works for violin and piano ever written, César Franck’s soaring Sonata for Violin and Piano in A Major. The program also includes works by Beethoven, Edward Elgar, and Eugène Ysaÿe. The concert gives audiences a rare opportunity to enjoy the Atherton’s magnificent Bösendorfer grand piano. Reservations may be made online at www.hprtickets.org or by calling the station (955-8821) during regular business hours. Tickets for the Ardente Duo’s afternoon of chamber music are $30 general, $25 for HPR members, and $15 for students with ID. The Atherton Studio is located at Hawai‘i Public Radio Plaza, 738 Kaheka Street.

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Ardente Duo's Return to Atherton August 31 Features Franck’s Sonata for Violin & Piano

Ardente Duo's Return to Atherton August 31 Features Franck’s Sonata for Violin & Piano

On Sunday, August 31, at 4:00 p.m., the Ardente Duo (violinist Darel Stark and pianist Sachi P. Hirakouji) fill the Atherton Performing Arts Studio with arguably one of the finest works for violin and piano ever written, César Franck’s soaring Sonata for Violin and Piano in A Major. The program also includes works by Beethoven, Edward Elgar, and Eugène Ysaÿe. The concert gives audiences a rare opportunity to enjoy the Atherton’s magnificent Bösendorfer grand piano. Reservations may be made online at www.hprtickets.org or by calling the station (955-8821) during regular business hours. Tickets for the Ardente Duo’s afternoon of chamber music are $30 general, $25 for HPR members, and $15 for students with ID. The Atherton Studio is located at Hawai‘i Public Radio Plaza, 738 Kaheka Street.

Nomination deadline extended for Pacific Edge Magazine Business Achievement Awards

Nomination deadline extended for Pacific Edge Magazine Business Achievement Awards
Deadline Extended: Pacific Edge Magazine Accepting Nominations for 2014 Business Achievement Awards Until August 21 Finalists will be notified by September 1 HONOLULU – thepacificedge.com – Pacific Edge Magazine announced today an extension for nomination submissions for the Fourth Annual Pacific Edge Magazine Business Achievement Awards to be held at Iolani Palace. Nominations will be accepted until August 21 at www.pacificedgeawards.com and finalists will be announced by September 1. Self-nominations are encouraged. The exclusive red-carpet soiree, slated for September 25, will also celebrate the eighth anniversary of Element Media, Inc., Hawaii’s premier custom publishing firm, while recognizing the state’s most influential business leaders, organizations and non-profits. “We are so fortunate to live in community that is fueled by many brilliant minds and passionate, socially conscious people.

Special Olympics Hawai‘i Takes Over the Edge to New Heights

Special Olympics Hawai‘i Takes Over the Edge to New Heights

With a new location at the Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa participants are in for an even bigger rappel, 400 feet over the Pacific Ocean

This year, Over the Edge isn’t just going higher – it’s going to the Hyatt. A new partnership with the Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa will allow participants to enjoy a brand new experience – rappelling 400 feet (80 feet more than in previous years) down the iconic hotel for this year’s Over the Edge event to benefit Special Olympics Hawai‘i.

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Kiewit Building Group, Inc. Awards $7,500 to Scholarship Recipients

Kiewit Building Group, Inc. Awards $7,500 to Scholarship Recipients

Kiewit Building Group, Inc. announced the recipients of its scholarship program for the 2014–2015 academic year. Cynthia Sigler, Corey Snider and Maluhia Stark-Kinimaka were awarded scholarships of $2,500 each based on their academic performance and goals, financial need and extracurricular activities. Kiewit’s program, now seven years in the running, received over 56 entries from high school seniors pursuing degrees in engineering, architecture or construction management.

“Kiewit strives to support local students, especially in their goals to pursue higher education,” said Sharon Thom, senior vice president and Hawaii area manager of Kiewit Building Group. “We’re proud to say that we have had the opportunity to hire engineers who once benefitted from Kiewit scholarships. Being able to participate in the growth of these students into young professionals is the most rewarding part of this program.”

Pearlridge celebrates new farmers' market stamp with giveaway of 250 sheets on Saturday 8/16

Pearlridge celebrates new farmers' market stamp with giveaway of 250 sheets on Saturday 8/16

By: Jacquelyn Tacotaco

On Saturday, Aug 16, Pearlridge Center will be giving away one sheet of the new U.S. Postal Service Farmers’ Market stamps worth $9.80 to the first 250 customers at the Pearlridge Farmers’ Market. To receive a sheet, a customer must shop at five different market vendors and complete a birthday passport, which will be available at the RevoluSun tent.

Library for Blind & Physically Handicapped Closes for Tent Fumigation Starting Aug. 15

Library for Blind & Physically Handicapped Closes for Tent Fumigation Starting Aug. 15

The Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped (LBPH) will close temporarily for a pre-scheduled tent fumigation project beginning Friday, August 15. 

In addition, the Library’s popular Radio Reading Service for registered patrons will be off-the-air starting August 14 at 4 p.m. through Tuesday, August 19.  The service will return to the air-waves on Wednesday, August 20 with a modified program of live reading of the Honolulu Star-Advertiser from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.  Recordings of grocery advertisements will follow.   

An announcement will be made when the Library is scheduled to reopen.