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Educators onboard

Sep 02, 2014 1:00am

Aue ua hiti e, ua hiti e `o Makali`i e, echoes 4-year-old, Ahu`ula, from the other room as the E Lauhoe Wa`a cohort learns their first chant with Makali`i crew member, Keali`i Bertelmann. It’s...

Dr. Ann Cox sees veterans in a room in the Old Kapa’au Courthouse in Kapa’au on Aug. 26. (PHOTO BY LISA M. DAHM |NHN)

Caring for our veterans

Sep 02, 2014 1:00am
Ten-year-old Jules Cornelius, already a standout, shows folks how to skate the deep bowl. (PHOTO BY SARAH ANDERSON| SPECIAL TO NHN)

A place of our own

Sep 02, 2014 1:00am

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Chef and owner Stephen Rouelle, serves a vegetable noodle soup at his newly opened restaurant, Under the Bodhi Tree, located at The Shops at Mauna Lani. (PHOTO BY ANNA PACHECO | SPECIAL TO NHN)

Under the Bodhi Tree at Mauna Lani

Aug 26, 2014 1:00am

Bombarded with nutrient-deficient, high-calorie “junk” food at every turn, it’s no surprise that the number one health problem in the United States today is obesity. In Hawaii, the obesity rate...

Massive storms on Uranus captured Aug. 5 and 6, as seen by Keck Observatory. Both images were taken by Imke de Pater (UC Berkeley), Larry Sromovosky and Pat Fry (Univ. Wisconsin), and Heidi Hammel (AURA) using the near-infrared camera NIRC2 with adaptive optics on the 10-m Keck II telescope at a wavelength of 1.6 micron. (COURTESY OF IMKE DE PATER (UC BERKELEY)/KECK OBSERVATORY)

Cosmic Matters

Aug 19, 2014 1:00am

Weather on any planet can be quite unpredictable. As hurricanes threaten the Aloha State, astronomers working at W. M. Keck Observatory on the island of Hawaii were surprised by the appearance of...

Big Island Giving Tree volunteers of all ages help prepare supplies for delivery to people in east Hawaii affected by hurrican Iselle. (PHOTO COURTESY OF THE BIGT)

Big Island Giving Tree brings much-need supplies to Puna

Aug 19, 2014 1:00am

When hurricane Iselle struck the east side of the island, The Big Island Giving Tree volunteers rallied together to begin delivering much needed ice, water, food, and basic needs at least three...

Community Chorus recently performed in “Do You Hear the People Sing?” in June at Kahilu Theatre. (PHOTO BY MIGUEL BRAY| COURTESY OF WAIMEA COMMUNITY CHORUS)

Waimea Community Chorus welcomes new singers for new season

Aug 19, 2014 1:00am

As it begins its 21st Annual Holiday Season rehearsal period, Waimea Community Chorus is welcoming new singers to the upcountry choral ensemble, with open registration for the group begins at 6:30...

The Sayres pose with members of the Rotary Club of North Hawaii after a weekly meeting on Aug. 13. (PHOTO BY LISA M. DAHM| NHN)

Honoring our heroes

Aug 19, 2014 1:00am

“It is the one (charity) that benefits everybody on the island. It is the one area that, sooner or later, you will know someone who needs them or you will need them yourself,” said Frank Sayre of...

The crews of the Hokule’a and Hikianali’a had barely made land-fall in the Cook Islands after a treacherous several days in rough seas, but they managed to make a phone call to talk to WMS students during the Opening Day Assembly Friday, Aug. 1. (PHOTO COURTESY OF WMS)

‘Ai Pono Initiative brings together Waimea Middle School and voyagers

Aug 19, 2014 1:00am

Waimea Middle School students are using the 2013-2016 world-wide voyages of the Hokule’a and Hikianali’a to enhance the skills they learn in school. As part of the planning of the ‘Ai Pono...

Kari Waldhaus and her staff pose behind the counter of the new UPS store in Waimea on April 13. (PHOTO BY LISA M. DAHM | NHN)

Words into deeds

Aug 19, 2014 1:00am

Waimea and Honokaa residents have long known Kari Waldhaus in her past roles as president of the Rotary Club of North Hawaii and owner of The Entrepreneur’s Source, a business and franchise...

Award winners visit Aloha Grown at the Parker Ranch Store in Waimea. From left, front row, Katie Arrayan, Ikaika Arrayan, Kaui Takamine, Kaweloanu Castro, Kekapalehua Castro, Kaiea Akau LaClair, and Kalua Castro. From left, back row, Camille Kalahiki, Leilani Griego, Uilani Macabio, Kanalu Lacy, La`akea Takamine, Ko`iawe Griego, Jane Lee, Maluhia O`Donnell and Tracey Akau. (COURTESY PHOTO)

Aloha Grown presents Malama Honua Awards

Aug 19, 2014 1:00am

A total of five Hawaii Island organizations were awarded with this year’s Aloha Grown Malama Honua Award. Each received a $500 award towards a specific project, program or initiative that embodies...

Les Apoliona, Kamehameha Schools land asset manager, center, presents a check for the Equip the Kitchens Campaign to James Lightner, Hospitality and Tourism program coordinator of UH-Hawai‘i Community College and Jean Hull, Equip the Kitchens campaign manager of ACF Kona Kohala Chefs. (COURTESY PHOTO)

Kamehameha Schools supports Equip the Kitchens campaign

Aug 19, 2014 1:00am

Kamehameha Schools presented a $2,000 check Aug. 6 to the Equip the Kitchens Campaign for the future Hawai’i Community College-Palamanui campus. The presentation was made during the ACF Kona...

County councilmembers pose for a photo with Kanu o ka Aina students. Front row from left, Stephen Pagano, Kahua Badua-Fernandez, Zachary Carvalho, Kayla Furtado. Second row from left with Kanu instructor Kanoa Castro, council aide Donni Sheather, Ka’ihikapu Maiku’i, Councilwoman Margaret Wille, Johnna Marsh, Pualelia Dudoit, Malie Sarsona, Keliko Hurley, Auli’i Mahuna. (PHOTO COURTESY OF MARGARET WILLE)

Mele Murals artists recognized

Aug 19, 2014 12:41pm

What started out as the senior project of Kanu o ka ‘Aina student Makana Mahina, has become an islandwide mission in support of a public art movement for youth. On Aug. 6, Councilmember Margaret...

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