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Aidan Wharton will play the judge in “Trial by Jury: Disorder in the Court.” (PHOTO COURTESY OF KAHILU THEATRE)

‘Trial by Jury: Disorder in the Court’

Jul 22, 2014 1:00am

“Trial by Jury: Disorder in the Court,” a comic opera in one act, is at 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 27 , at Kahilu Theatre. The Hawaii Performing Arts Festival, the Kamuela Philharmonic Orchestra and...

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“Watching Sunset” oil painting by Lynn Chapman (COURTESY IMAGE)

Firehouse Gallery to feature Chapman and McCue paintings

Jun 24, 2014 1:00am

“Duet of Color,” an exhibit of paintings by Hawaii Island artists Lynn Chapman and Julie McCue, will be on display with original paintings, prints and cards for sale from July 2 to 27 at the...

HPA announces second semester dean’s list

Jun 24, 2014 1:00am

The following students at Hawaii Preparatory Academy were named to the dean’s list for the 2013-2014 second semester:

Middle School:

Grade 6: Ry Bleckel, Kirra Brown, Morgan Dean,...

Lisa Marrack, researcher into effects of sea level rise, hiking into Halape in Hawaii Volcano National Parks to investigate anchialine pools. (PHOTO COURTESY OF LISA MARRACK)

Slowly but surely, sea level is rising

Jun 24, 2014 1:00am

“The good thing is that even though the earth is changing dramatically, it won’t happen tomorrow,” said Lisa Marrack, a scientist originally from the Hawaii Island, now pursuing graduate studies...

The Lathrop family attends the Father’s Day Run with a special message for their dad, Shawn. (COURTESY PHOTO BY SHERM WARNER)

North Hawaii residents turn out for Waimea Preservation Association’s Father’s Day Run/Walk

Jun 24, 2014 1:00am

About 45 runners and walkers attended the Second Annual Father’s Day 4.5 kilometer Fun Run/Walk on June 15 at 8 a.m. sponsored by the Waimea Preservation Association.

The almost three-mile...

It’s your thoughts that count

Jun 24, 2014 12:45pm

“I thought it was OK. I didn’t really consider it graffiti. It’s easily movable and made people’s hearts happy to write ‘in memory of,’ or ‘I’m here in Hawaii.’”

Joli Welch, a 11th grade HPA student, and 10th grade HPA student Sidney Vermeleun are assisted by a local Vietnamese teacher and translator as they teach young Vietnamese students. (COURTESY PHOTO BY MATT PIERCY)

Hawaii students embrace flexibility and change in Vietnam

Jun 17, 2014 1:00am

Some say the shape of Vietnam looks like a dragon. This timeless symbol of auspicious power is as befitting today as it ever was. Though conquered more than 5,000 years ago by the Chinese, the...

Dr. Pamela McKenna and her nurse assistant, Arlyn Anastachio, see children at the Hamakua Health Center. Dr. McKenna recently returned from the mainland and joined the staff in Honokaa. She continues her relationship with Shriners Hospital for Children, providing space and acting as a liaison which makes it possible for Shriners doctors to come to Hawaii Island and see their young patients here. (PHOTO BY SARAH ANDERSON | SPECIAL TO NHN)

Hamakua Health Center

Jun 17, 2014 1:00am

Debra Toledo-Ebreo, family planning educator at the Hamakua Health Center (HHC) serves the areas from Laupahoehoe to North Kohala. For the past 13 years, her job has taken her to public, private...

Mindy Yagin and Serena Ho’opai demonstrate an old fashioned deluxe straight razor shave with warm shaving foam and special aftershave on Bob McGillivray. (PHOTO BY SARAH ANDERSON | SPECIAL TO NHN)

‘You’ll walk out looking fine’

Jun 17, 2014 1:00am

“Every morning when I walk in here, I can’t believe this is my shop,” said proprietor Mindy Yagin, of Hair Kouture beauty salon and barber shop. As owner-operator alongside beautician Serena Ho’...

Ashley Goo, of Bokashi Microbes, demonstrates how a wide variety of food waste items can be composted using bokashi, including meat and other items that normally do not break down quickly. (PHOTO BY ANNA PACHECO | SPECIAL TO NHN)

When the Microbes Rule

Jun 17, 2014 1:00am

Put together a brilliant Japanese biochemist’s discovery with passionate organic farmers in Hawaii, and what do you get? The cultivation of “bokashi”, a probiotic infusion of helpful bacteria and...

Pau riders and their horses are adorned with lei during the King Kamehameha Day floral parade on June 11. (PHOTO BY ANNA PACHECO| SPECIAL TO NHN)

North Hawaii celebrates King Kamehameha

Jun 17, 2014 1:00am

Pau riders and their horses are adorned with lei during the King Kamehameha Day floral parade on June 11. (PHOTO BY ANNA PACHECO| SPECIAL TO NHN)

Visitors from across the island watch pau...

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