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Tootsie Weller demonstrates weaving palapalai. (COURTESY PHOTO)

Free lei making workshop and competition

Mar 24, 2015 1:00am

To help keep unique-to-Waimea traditions alive, several of Waimea’s noted lei makers will provide instruction on how to make signature lei of the upcountry rural ranching community from 9 a.m. to...

This year’s Pony baseball season kicks off March 21 with games in Waimea, Honokaa, Kohala and Kona. Last year’s Waimea Dodgers All-Star teammates received individual plaques for their participation in the inaugural Mustang 9’s World Series championships last July in Walnut, CA. Players included (left to right) Brody Hartley, Lopaka Akau, Jake Bannister, Braeden Samura and Ioane Ka`aekuahiwi, who now play for the Waimea Broncos. (COURTESY PHOTO)

Pony 2015 baseball season begins

Updated: Mar 24, 2015 10:21am
We Empower Youth founder Heather Campbell lifts weights at Crossfit Allstar in Waimea. (PHOTO COURTESY OF GEORGE FULLER)

Strong inside and out

Mar 24, 2015 1:00am

Hit the “Pavement”

Mar 24, 2015 1:00am

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NHCH patient care grows

Feb 17, 2015 1:00am

Under the management of Queen’s Healthcare Systems, North Hawaii Community Hospital (NHCH) has been making strides to increase patient care by focusing on outcomes, not volume, according Ken...

Parents Michelle Stevenson and Susan Nixon from AYSO continued restoration of Minukeole Park behind Parker Ranch Shopping Center in late January. The project will include two playing fields and a Pavilion built by North Hawaii Rotary Club when completed this summer. (COURTESY PHOTO)

Minukeole Park restoration continues

Updated: Feb 20, 2015 3:25pm

Parents Michelle Stevenson and Susan Nixon from AYSO continued restoration of Minukeole Park behind Parker Ranch Shopping Center in late January. The project will include two playing fields and a...

A prolific artist, Mary Koski enjoyed painting children and captured their individual glow in settings special to their family. (PHOTO COURTESY OF KATHY LONG)

Mary Koski – a legacy of art

Feb 17, 2015 1:00am

Peacefully in her Waimea home, under the care of North Hawaii Hospice and wrapped in the aloha of people and things she loved — flowers, puffy cats, perhaps a few storybook fairies — artist Mary...

North Kohala resident Sharon Hayden played a major role in resurrecting King Kamehameha Day in Kapaau. (COURTESY PHOTO)

Caring citizens

Feb 17, 2015 1:00am

Every successful community begins with caring citizens. While it would be impossible to interview everyone who has contributed to North Hawaii in just one story, we spoke to a few dedicated...

North Kohala resident Dora Vernola celebrates her winning recipe in the District 9 Senior Club Cherry Pie Bake-Off competition with Councilwoman Wille’s Legislative Aide Donni Sheather, as part of the Cherry Blossom Festival on Feb. 7 in Waimea. (COURTESY PHOTO)

Senior Club cherry pie bake-off competition winner

Feb 17, 2015 1:00am

North Kohala resident Dora Vernola celebrates her winning recipe in the District 9 Senior Club Cherry Pie Bake-Off competition with Councilwoman Wille’s Legislative Aide Donni Sheather, as part of...

Real life CSI class series in Waimea

Feb 10, 2015 1:00am

Fans of mysteries, the popular “CSI” television show, or those interested in exploring a new career, can participate in “Intro to Forensics” — a 10-class series that will offer a taste of the...

Earl’s Garage hosts “Better a Life” challenge

Feb 10, 2015 1:00am

Earl’s Garage is hosting a new opportunity for children to “think outside the box.” The “Better a Life” competition asks children to choose a problem and find their own solution. The deadline for...

Country singer Joni Morris will perform “A Tribute to Patsy Cline” at Kahilu Theatre on Friday, Feb. 14. (COURTESY PHOTO)

Valentine’s Day tribute to Patsy Cline

Updated: Feb 10, 2015 11:03am

For North Hawaii residents seeking a romantic concert with their sweethearts this Valentine’s Day, renowned country singer Joni Morris will perform “A Tribute to Patsy Cline” at Kahilu Theatre on...

This year’s custom design is a playful take on Hawaii’s favorite footwear: the “rubba slippa” with eight different pairs, one from each shop. (COURTESY PHOTO)

A road trip for quilters and fabric fanatics

Feb 10, 2015 1:00am

Now through Feb. 28, traveling quilters can participate in the 7th Annual Big Island Quilt Shop Hop, featuring eight different shops from Kona to Hilo and points in between. Passports are stamped...

Romantic dining options this Valentine’s Day

Feb 10, 2015 1:00am

Romantic resort dining options this Valentine’s Day in North Hawaii include:

Coast Grille’s “Locavore Valentine’s Day” Menu: Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel features foods from an on-site garden...

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