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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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Abundant Life Ministries to hold Mega Sports Camp next week

Jul 15, 2014 5:16am

The Abundant Life Ministries Mega Sports Camp is July 21-25 at Ho’oko Park in Waikoloa.

Kids 6 to 12 years old will learn either soccer, basketball, flag football, cheering, or dance, have...

Letter to the editor

Jul 15, 2014 5:16am

Dear Editor,

Being one of many who walk through the WIP (Waimea Instant Printing) doors in Waimea.

I would like to add that it is our business professionals as well as our community’s...

Run, hide, fight: surviving an active shooter event

Jul 15, 2014 5:18am

A growing incidence of mass shooting violence in today’s towns, businesses, and school campuses has created a need for training on how to handle violent or threatening situations. On July 2,...

An unidentified person lights incense during the memorial service in Honokaa. (COURTESY PHOTO)

Honokaa Hongwanji Buddhist Temple community memorial service and bon dance is July 19

Jul 15, 2014 5:19am

The Honokaa Hongwanji Buddhist Temple invites the community to join its 111th Annual Memorial Service on July 19, at 6 p.m. in the social hall, followed by bon dance at 7 p.m.

Anyone of any...

Hawaii Wildlife Center’s environmental contribution will be the focus of benefit dinner on July 26

Jul 15, 2014 5:19am

John Keawe is no stranger to the families of North Kohala, most notably as an award-winning musician-singer-songwriter. But it was Keawe’s long-standing support for the establishment of Hawaii...

Young athletes enjoy a game of basketball. (PHOTO COURTESY OF WAIMEA ATHLETICS)

Waimea Athletics

Jul 15, 2014 5:30am

Through hard work and dedication, County facilities for community sports and recreational activities in North Hawaii are getting attention and growing. While facilities are improving, operation...

Hawaii Performing Arts Festival concerts and events begin

Jul 08, 2014 1:00am

Hawaii Performing Arts Festival concerts and events, offers a wide variety of performances in different locations throughout the island from now through July 27 – many free. Schedule includes:...

Julia Nemoto works with Waimea Middle School students at the Mala’ai Culinary Garden. (COURTESY PHOTO)

Bringing school gardens to students

Jul 08, 2014 1:00am

It was a year ago that two FoodCorps service members came to North Hawaii schools through the sponsorship and support of the Kohala Center, the program’s host site.

“Usually garden teachers...

From left, WMS students La’akea Peleiholani and Maya Gee interview Flavio Miche. (PHOTO BY JAN WIZINOWICH| SPECIAL TO NHN)

Capturing the wisdom of the past to move forward

Jul 08, 2014 1:00am

The history of farming in Waimea resides in the stories of its farmers. This year, Leesa Robertson’s eighth grade honors English class at Waimea Middle School took steps to preserve those...

Susie Roth, also known as “The Fairy Grandmother,” performs in an undated photo. (COURTESY PHOTO)

‘The Fairy Grandmother’ to appear at Thelma Parker Library on July 10

Jul 08, 2014 1:00am

Susie Roth, better known as “The Fairy Grandmother,” is mixing up a scientific story-time “concoction” for the preschool to grade 2 audience, on Thursday, July 10, at 10 a.m., at Thelma Parker...

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