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Get out and vote on Nov. 4

Oct 28, 2014 1:00am

The general election is Tuesday, Nov. 4, a state holiday. Polls open 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. statewide.

Walk-in voting locations:

•1-1: Honoka’a High School cafeteria

•1-2: Pa’auilo...

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From left, attorneys William “Kumu” Belcher and John Roth review estate planning documents at their office in Waimea. (PHOTO BY ANNA PACHECO| SPECIAL TO NHN)

Planning for the future takes time, expertise

Sep 30, 2014 1:00am

You have a new house and two young children. Do you know what would happen to them if you or your spouse were gone? Or maybe you’re the type who plans well and took care of it years ago. But have...

Waimea community invited to explore the ‘Blue Zones’ potential

Sep 30, 2014 1:00am

The “Blue Zones Project” is paying a visit to Waimea. A collaborative group, put together by Waimea Community Association, Waimea Alive!, Tutu’s House and several other community organizations,...

Meleana Warfield, Kulia Venturo and Miles Okumura, founder of the Peace events in Honoka’a, work with origami artist Bonnie Cherni to create paper cranes during Peace Week. (COURTESY PHOTO BY SARAH ANDERSON)

Paper cranes for peace

Sep 30, 2014 1:00am

Meleana Warfield, Kulia Venturo and Miles Okumura, founder of the Peace events in Honoka’a, work with origami artist Bonnie Cherni to create paper cranes during Peace Week. (COURTESY PHOTO BY...

Community College holds informational meetings in N. Hawaii

Sep 30, 2014 1:00am

The Hawaii Community College of the University of Hawaii is offering a new online accelerated certificate program designed to quickly give students specialized education with classes in: Business...

Students will enjoy the Hiccup circus at the Kohala Country Fair this Saturday, Oct. 4. (COURTESY PHOTO)

30th Kohala Country Fair is Saturday

Updated: Sep 30, 2014 3:25am

Keiki can start their fall public school break with a bang at the Kohala Country Fair on Oct. 4 in Kapa’au. For the 30th anniversary, fair organizers have lined up its largest-ever selection of...

Crew displays a banner that was gifted to them on their voyage. (PHOTO BY JAN WIZINOWICH| SPECIAL TO NHN)

World Wide Voyage second leg crew recount their ‘Fantastic Voyage’

Sep 23, 2014 1:00am

During a lively event on Sept. 13 at Gates Theatre, the second leg crew of Hokule’a and Hikianalia’s worldwide voyage gathered to say mahalo to family, friends and the Waimea community for their...

Wayne Dyer inspires a crowd. (COURTESY PHOTO)

Wayne Dyer brings fresh inspiration to Hawai’i Island

Updated: Sep 29, 2014 10:17pm

Internationally renowned author and speaker Wayne Dyer made a rare appearance on Hawai’i Island recently. The Maui resident was keynote speaker at an event at Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows...

Last years Waimea Market Pumpkin Contest winner is loaded on the scale. (FILE PHOTO)

Giant pumpkins, tomato tastings and pumpkin cooking creations

Sep 23, 2014 1:00am

Pumpkin growing may not be your specialty, but cooking and baking might be high on your list of talents.

This year, Waimea Market is expanding their Sixth Annual Giant Pumpkin Weigh-In to...

Jose Dizon 
(COURTESY PHOTO)

Paniolo Power Company names Jose Dizon as general manager

Sep 23, 2014 1:00am

Dutch Kuyper, president and CEO of Parker Ranch, Inc., announced that Jose Dizon will join Paniolo Power Company, LLC as general manager.

Dizon will lead Paniolo Power to pursue Parker Ranch...

Lou Coleman pauses briefly in front of the 2014 Kenworth tractor that she affectionately refers to as “The Princess” of the fleet. (PHOTO BY SARAH ANDERSON| SPECIAL TO NHN)

Diversity in nontraditional roles

Sep 23, 2014 1:00am

The only woman on the Hapuna Prince Hotel’s ground crew, Brandy Sugse said she works “just as hard as any man there.” She pulls weeds, mows, trims, and weed whacks at the homeowners’ grounds and...

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