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Additional Waimea holiday events in Dec.

Nov 25, 2014 1:00am

Additional Waimea holiday events in Dec. will include:

ANNUAL PARKER RANCH GIANT COOKE PINE TREE LIGHTING: From 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 4 at Pu’uopelu Historic Homes this will be the...

Pua Garmon, beloved Waimea resident and teacher, is remembered in a tribute card with quotes from her students.(PHOTO BY SARAH ANDERSON| SPECIAL TO NHN)

A tribute to Pua Garmon

Nov 25, 2014 1:00am

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Students help prepare food for the annual Honokaa High School Thanksgiving community dinner, to be held this year on Wednesday, Nov. 26. (COURTESY PHOTO)

Honokaa High School to serve 8th annual community Thanksgiving dinner

Nov 25, 2014 1:00am

Back in 2007 when the Salvation Army was not able to continue serving holiday community meals, Honokaa High School teacher Angella Brandt adopted this mighty endeavor as a service project for the...

South Kohala Community Development Committee seeks applicants

Updated: Nov 18, 2014 5:19am

The South Kohala Community Development Plan Action Committee (SKCDPAC) is seeking to fill current and future vacancies. Currently, there are two vacancies on the committee which needs to have nine...

A Thanksgiving Break

Updated: Nov 18, 2014 5:22am

Most families celebrate Thanksgiving with dinners steeped in tradition: a large feast labored over for two days prior by mother or tutu resulting to large platters with more than 10 mouthwatering...

Giving back to the community

Updated: Nov 18, 2014 5:23am

As the Christmas season approaches, Layne Johnson, a hair dresser at Graciela’s Hair Salon, wants to give back to her community. She is searching for six women who cannot afford to get their hair...

The Carlos Riveras Polo Team was started in the 1970s. (COURTESY PHOTO)

Mauna Kea Polo Club Hospice Benefit on Sunday, Nov. 30

Updated: Nov 18, 2014 5:08pm

The Mauna Kea Polo Club’s 2nd Annual Carlos Rivas Memorial Polo Tournament will be held at Waiki’i Ranch on Sunday. Nov. 30. It will benefit all three Island hospice organizations including...

The Royal Order of Kamehameha gathering for La Ku’oko’a at Imiola Church in Waimea. (COURTESY PHOTO)

Hawai`i Island Celebrates Independence Day

Updated: Nov 18, 2014 5:16am

Kīpuka are defined as “a calm place in a high sea, a deep place in a shoal.” Ku`oko`a, known as Hawaiian Independence Day, will be celebrated on Nov. 28 at Kahilu Town Hall. It shares with its...

This year’s youngest player at the Institute, Aidan James, is a 13-year-old prodigy from Honolulu, who will play at Friday night’s concert at Kahilu Theatre. (COURTESY PHOTO)

Ukulele Jam

Updated: Nov 18, 2014 5:18am

Jeff Peterson loves coming to Waimea. As one of the feature artists at the upcoming `Ukulele and Slack Key Guitar Institute festival this week, Peterson appreciates the long-lasting relationships...

Nesin N.I.N.E. to perform at Waikoloa Bowl Sat., November 29. (COURTESY PHOTO)

Rhythm, Island and Blues

Updated: Nov 18, 2014 7:47am

When nine Polynesian men from the Island of Oahu put their musical energy together, it adds up to one of the hottest RIB (Rhythm, Island and Blues) bands in the Pacific: Nesian N.I.N.E. (Natives...

Owner-operators Jason Harsin and Joy Ray celebrating Hearts & Stars' first anniversary at Nov. 1 reception. (COURTESY PHOTO)

Gratitude Lesson

Nov 11, 2014 1:00am

“I sat here on the first day, and didn’t know if people were going to come or not,” said Jason Harsin, owner-operator of Hearts & Stars Salon and Day Spa in Queens’ MarketPlace.


Charlie Recaido (left); Rupert Tripp Jr. (center); and Charles Michael Brotman (right) will perform at "Applause" concert. (COURTESY PHOTO)

Final ‘Applause” highlights Hawaii Island musicians

Nov 11, 2014 1:00am

“Applause is a celebration not only of the actors but also of the audience,” said Nobel Prize winner John Charles Polanyi. “It constitutes a shared moment of delight.”

On Sunday, Nov. 16 at...


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