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A variety of sorbets and gelatos are made each week at the Hamakua Incubator Kitchen by Ron Zisookm, owner of GelatoOno. (COURTESY PHOTO)

I scream, you scream, we all scream for GelatoOno

Updated: Dec 16, 2014 7:19am

If you grew up on the mainland in the 20th century, you no doubt have fond memories of the classic ice cream truck that drove through your neighborhood on hot summer days with a distinct jingle...

Tattoo artist Brandon Rapozo, who owns Native Flesh in Hilo, was photographed for his trade at the 2013 Pacific Ink & Art Expo held at the Blaisdell Center on Oahu. (PHOTO BY RYAN SAKAMOTO | SPECIAL TO NHN)

Skin Art

Dec 16, 2014 1:00am

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Students bring food deliveries to seniors through the year-round Big Island Giving Tree kupuna program. (PHOTO COURTESY OF RHONDA BELL)

Big Island Giving Tree Gears Up For the Holidays

Nov 04, 2014 1:00am

Many groups band together and help seniors and families struck by disasters at Thanksgiving and Christmas.

But Rhonda Bell and Nancy Carr Smith of the Big Island Giving Tree (BIGT) saw the...

Quarterback Hana Caravalho carries the ball. (COURTESY PHOTO)

‘Finish Everything’ attitude resurrects Kohala High School football team

Nov 04, 2014 1:00am

One of the biggest obstacles to maintaining a football team at Kohala High School has been sheer numbers, or in this case, lack of them. With an enrollment of just under 300 students, it has been...


Bridging Music Culturally

Nov 04, 2014 1:00am

“Music is music!” exclaimed John Keawe, in late October at the Kamuela Philharmonic performance at Kahilu Theatre. The theme, “A Tribute To Hawaii,” conducted by Dr. Madeline Schatz included “...

Keck Observatory Astronomer Marc Kassis shows keiki how to use telescope

Cosmic Matters

Nov 04, 2014 1:00am

How would you like to take a stroll to Venus? Has your family always wanted to visit Saturn? You’ll get your chance on Saturday, Nov. 8, at the Fourth Waimea Solar System Walk. Sponsored by the...

Dancers will perform at the Kohala Aina Festival on Nov. 8 (COURTESY PHOTO)

Kohala ‘Aina Festival returns to promote food sovereignty

Nov 04, 2014 1:00am

To begin the makahiki season, the 5th Annual Kohala ‘Aina Festival on Nov. 8 will celebrate the local harvest, young farmers, and the growing movement for islandwide food sovereignty.


Noah Dodd, community outreach educator,  Hawaii Green Earthscaping owner and Hawaii Preparatory Academy garden coordinator teaches students about composting. (COURTESY PHOTO BY MATT PIERCY)

Redefining ‘waste’ as a resource

Oct 28, 2014 1:00am

Some Hawaii Island residents are beginning to redefine “waste” and see it as a resource — a valuable resource. On Oct. 19, nearly all seats were filled at Waimea’s Kahilu Theatre when the county...

“Rocky Horror Picture Show’ at Kahilu

Oct 28, 2014 1:00am

Kahilu Theatre is starting Halloween weekend early this year with a pre-party and screened presentation of the dark comedy, cult classic, “The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” on Thursday, Oct. 30, at...

County Council meeting on Nov. 7 to address Waimea Park

Oct 28, 2014 1:00am

The County Council meeting at 9 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 7, will address securing matching $4 million from the state for Waimea District Park. The meeting will be the second and final hearing on Bill...

Kings Shops to hold Halloween festivities

Oct 28, 2014 1:00am

For Halloween, the Tricks n’ Treats Magic Show will return to the Kings’ Shops along with other activities for keiki on Oct. 31. The fun kicks off at 5 p.m. at Center Court Stage with free treat...

Kupuna Night brings mature dancers to the stage, competing in solo and group divisions, in the hula auwana form. (COURTESY PHOTO)

Hula is storytelling

Oct 28, 2014 1:00am

“History and philosophy live in each step and hand motion,” said Moku O Keawe (MOK) President designer Sig Zane. “The drumming adds to the cadence of the poetry. The hula is the visual narrative...

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