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Plans for landscaping at North Hawaii Hospice include lots of green space and foliage. (PHOTO BY ANNA PACHECO| SPECIAL TO NHN)

North Hawaii Hospice

Jul 29, 2014 1:00am

When a tree falls in the forest, maybe nobody hears. But when a tree falls in Waimea, the community wants to know why. Recently, Katherine Ciano, executive director of North Hawaii Hospice, has...

Coqui frogs come in all sizes. From eggs, center, they emerge as frogs (right of eggs) rather than tadpoles. They are mature within a year, ready to wreak havoc on the environment and shriek loudly. With no predators, even internal parasites found in their native habitat of Puerto Rico, the frogs live longer and grow bigger. These frogs were caught in Kona. (COURTESY PHOTO)

Coqui Free Waimea

Jul 29, 2014 1:00am

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Candidates outline priorities at Waimea-North Hawaii candidate forum

Jul 29, 2014 1:00am

More than 90 people attended the candidate forum at Waimea Middle School cafeteria on July 17. Mediated by Sherry Bracken, candidates were allowed three minute introductions and then asked what...

The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra performs in an undated photo. (PHOTO COURTESY OF MICHAEL O’BRIEN PHOTOGRAPHY)

Kahilu Theatre Summer Swing to feature The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra

Jul 29, 2014 1:00am

On Sunday, at 7 p.m. on Aug. 17, Kahilu Theatre will present The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra at the Waikoloa Beach Marriott’s Naupaka Ballroom. The performance will include live swing dancing, female...

Ultimate Super Horse Challenge for junior riders is Aug. 2-3 at Parker Ranch Arena

Jul 29, 2014 1:00am

Charles Wilhelm’s Ultimate Super Horse Challenge for junior riders is a clinic and competition for ages 12-18 that tests the communication between horse and rider, horsemanship and riding skills...

Gerry Rott of the Lavaman Waikoloa Triathlon accepts her Pualu Award from KKCC CEO/President Vivian Landrum, left, and Board Chairwoman Tracey Fosso. (PHOTO COURTESY OF KKCC)

KKCC Pualu Awards honor 11 for ‘working together’

Jul 29, 2014 1:00am

The Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce recently recognized 11 individuals, businesses or organizations with Pualu Awards at its annual Installation and Membership Banquet at Four Seasons Resort...

KaMele Sanchez

Sanchez awarded Kohala Center scholarship

Jul 22, 2014 1:00am

KaMele Sanchez, who will be a senior at Honokaa High School, is one of two students who will receive scholarships from The Kohala Center to participate in academic summer programs. Kaila Alcoran-...

Aidan Wharton will play the judge in “Trial by Jury: Disorder in the Court.” (PHOTO COURTESY OF KAHILU THEATRE)

‘Trial by Jury: Disorder in the Court’

Jul 22, 2014 1:00am

“Trial by Jury: Disorder in the Court,” a comic opera in one act, is at 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 27 , at Kahilu Theatre. The Hawaii Performing Arts Festival, the Kamuela Philharmonic Orchestra and...

Summer Memoir Writing Contest winners will each receive a copy of “Writing the Hawaii Memoir” by Darien Gee, a set of pencils, a composition book and a $10 gift card to Waimea Coffee Co. (FILE PHOTO)

North Hawaii News announces Summer Memoir Writing Contest winners

Jul 22, 2014 1:00am

It was such a pleasure to receive and read the entries for our Summer Memoir Writing Contest. Choosing the three winning memoirs wasn’t easy — we enjoyed reading every story, but in the end we...

“Koi Pond,” acrylic by Merna Watta (COURTESY OF WAC)

Firehouse Gallery to display work by Wishnick and Watta in August

Jul 22, 2014 1:00am

An exhibition of original paintings of “Asian Inspired Art and Visions of Hawaii” by Hawaii Island artists Marcia Wishnick and Merna Watta will be on display at the Firehouse Gallery in Waimea...

NHCH staff members Mike McCool, ER RN, Julie Stanforth Zanoff, director of Surgical Services, Johanna Gibson, imaging CT technologist and Rick Baskin, ER clinical leader help with the RIMPAC simulation exercise. (PHOTO COURTESY OF NHCH)

4 NHCH staff members participate in RIMPAC Exercise

Updated: Jul 22, 2014 3:00am

North Hawaii Community Hospital staff members Mike McCool, emergency room registered nurse, Julie Stanforth Zanoff, director of Surgical Services, Johanna Gibson, imaging CT technologist and Rick...

Waimea town market, Parker School to host candidate talk-story this Saturday

Updated: Jul 22, 2014 2:48am

Waimea Town Market and Parker School are hosting a candidate talk-story from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., Saturday, July 26, at the market on the school’s grounds. The event provides an opportunity to...


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