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Xanod Lee receives a balloon from Angeline Geldhof, executive director of Hawaii Montessori Schools, during last year's Keiki Health Fest. (FILE PHOTO)

15th Annual Waimea Healthy KeikiFest celebrates “Keeping Our Keiki Safe and Healthy” on Saturday, April 26

Apr 17, 2014 1:00am

What’s a free activity you can do where your keiki have fun and learn something new each year? The 15th Annual Waimea Healthy KeikiFest from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 26, is a guaranteed...

Legislative Update

Apr 17, 2014 1:00am

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KUPUNA TRANSITIONS

Mar 20, 2014 1:00am

I spoke with my 96-year-old friend, Beulah, about what it means to age well. She said, “If you’re aging, you must be doing it well.”

That’s a good start. Let’s dig a little deeper into what...

Rep. Cindy Evans and Matt Horne, principal of Waimea Middle School, discuss the plans for the school’s future STEM building at the school on March 16. (PHOTO BY LISA M. DAHM| NHN)

Plans for WMS STEM building take a step forward with funding approval

Updated: Mar 20, 2014 1:30am

On March 12, the House unanimously passed approval for $9.8 million in Capital Improvement Funds to go toward the nine-classroom science and technology building for Waimea Middle School included...

Waimea Country School’s “Na Keiki Aloha Aina” garden program was selected to receive one of five 2013 Aloha Grown Malama Honua Fund Awards last year. With their $500 award, they were able to purchase new gardening tools and cooking utensils, as they continue to cultivate and teach ‘garden to plate’ sustainability to their keiki.

Aloha Grown Malama Honua Fund to give away five, $500 awards

Mar 13, 2014 1:00am

The Aloha Grown Malama Honua Fund will give away five, $500 awards to local non-profits, schools, organizations or initiatives on the Big Island that embody Aloha Grown’s philosophy to “Support...

Although the travel from Maui required predawn wake-up calls, the seventh and eighth graders from Kalama Intermediate School in Makawao were on task and attentive as they play for the residents of Hale Ho’ola in Honokaa, the first of their scheduled performances on Hawaii Island. (PHOTO BY SARAH ANDERSON| SPECIAL TO NHN)

Entertaining at Hale Ho’ola Hamakua

Mar 13, 2014 1:00am

Although the travel from Maui required predawn wake-up calls, the seventh and eighth graders from Kalama Intermediate School in Makawao were on task and attentive as they play for the residents of...

The Level 3 class of Waimea Country School submitted “Garden of Imagination” for an undated contest. (Courtesy photo by Susan Champeny)

Recycle Hawaii announces its 9th Annual Art of Recycling School Competition

Mar 13, 2014 1:00am

Recycle Hawaii announces its 9th Annual Art of Recycling School Competition during the month of April. The program aims to increase environmental awareness and encourage recycling and sustainable...

What’s happening at Tutu’s House?

Mar 13, 2014 1:00am

For a comprehensive monthly schedule and more details, visit www.tutushouse.org and click on “newsletter.” There are no fees to participate in Tutu’s House programs, although donations are much...

Kupuna Transitions

Mar 13, 2014 1:00am

Spring Break and Easter are coming up – a time when families from near and far get together and reconnect. I personally love the excitement that swirls around in my stomach when I know I’ll have...

Malama Solomon poses with representatives from the four businesses honored by the senator for their exceptional generosity in supporting the Waimea community. From left, Charmaine Mood of Domino’s Pizza-PRC, Clyde Wakayama of Kamuela Liquor Store, Michelle Stevenson of Starbucks-Waimea and Colin Miura from KTA SuperStores-Waimea. The commendations were presented during Sen. Solomon’s birthday celebration at Spencer House on March 1.  (PHOTO COURTESY OF ARI BERNSTEIN FOR NHN)

Four Waimea businesses honored

Mar 13, 2014 1:00am

Malama Solomon poses with representatives from the four businesses honored by the senator for their exceptional generosity in supporting the Waimea community. From left, Charmaine Mood of Domino’s...

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Mar 13, 2014 5:24am

Prepared by Patti Cook on behalf of the Waimea Community Association. To include community events in this calendar, email cookshi@aol.com. Deadline for information: Friday, please. For complete...

Honoring an educator

Mar 13, 2014 5:24am

When Small World Preschool in Waimea lost one of their much-loved founders to cancer this past September, the staff searched for a proper way to honor her.

“Miss” Natlee Oshiro was a 35-year...

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