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Firehouse Gallery features juried show

Oct 21, 2014 1:00am

During the month of October, The Waimea Arts Council will hold the 30th Annual Helen M. Cassidy Memorial Juried Art Show at the Firehouse Gallery in Waimea. The show features the best and latest...

Pastor Al and Linda Harlow pose for a photo after Sunday service. (PHOTO BY CATHERINE TARLETON| SPECIAL TO NHN)

Keeping the faith

Oct 21, 2014 1:00am

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Kupuna Transitions

Sep 09, 2014 1:00am

As we know so well, children really do think it’s all about them. Present a situation to a child and their first thought will to be about how it affects them. Additionally, they will become very...

Community members enjoy a Super Kitchen dinner. (COURTESY PHOTO)

Super Kitchen free community dinner returns

Sep 09, 2014 1:00am

Earlier this year, board president Vivienne Aronowitz, executive director Alethea Lai, board members and staff of Malaai: The Culinary Garden of Waimea Middle School put their heads together....

The Kohala Center gifted 60-acre Kohala Mountain property

Sep 09, 2014 1:00am

The Kohala Center recently received a gift of property for a new campus on Kohala Mountain Road, above Waimea on Hawaii Island.

The 60-acre ranch is being given to The Kohala Center in two...

Students learn a variety activities during programs at the Kohala Institute at ‘Iole. (PHOTO COURTESY OF MAYA PARISH)

‘Iole offers place-based learning program for fall break

Sep 09, 2014 1:00am

Kohala Institute at ‘Iole in Kapa’au is offering an educational program for fourth and fifth graders during the upcoming fall intersession, Oct. 6-10. The program, entitled GRACE. Learning Journey...

Pictured are members of the group: From left, front, Kanu parent William LaClair with daughters, Bonnie Geiger from CVO-BGCBI, Penny Alcoran from NHERC, Shirley Ann Fukumoto from HPA, WMS parent Monique Cobb-Adams, Zavi Brees-Saunders of CPO-BGCBI, WMS grandparent Gayle Desha and WES parent Mel Sanchez. From left, back, WMS staff Patti Cook, Joel Cohen from the SKCDP Action Committee, LAP community representative Colin Miura, who is also a WES and WMS parent, WMS parent Rhonda Bell, Melissa Samura, (Waimea Parks & Rec director), Eva Martinson (library staff), Arati Clarry from HPA, WMS Principal Matt Horne, Leighton Bell (youth leader and WMS parent), WMS Vice Principal Amy Kendziorski, and Patrick Hurney (a WMS and WES parent). (PHOTO COURTESY OF WMS)

For the kids

Sep 09, 2014 1:00am

About 20 people gathered for the first time last week to explore whether there’s a need – and will – to launch a Waimea-based Boys & Girls Club of the Big Island to address the large number of...

Anna Peach grows about seven varieties of heirloom pumpkins at her farm in Waimea, Squash and Awe. (PHOTO BY ANNA PACHECO| SPECIAL TO NHN)

Peach’s pumpkins

Sep 09, 2014 1:00am

Zero budget and zero waste are two things Anna Peach can claim about her quarter-acre Lalamilo pumpkin farm. And she has found a way to grow many varieties of heirloom pumpkin and squash with zero...

A competitor wrestles a steer in the Kane-Wahine Ribbon Roping event at the Parker Ranch Round Up Club Scholarship rodeo. (PHOTO BY LISA M. DAHM| NHN)

Carrying on the action

Sep 09, 2014 1:00am

The 40th Annual Parker Ranch Round-Up Club Rodeo drew a crowd for their high-energy event on Saturday, Aug, 30, and Sunday, Aug. 31, at the Parker Ranch Rodeo Arena in Waimea. The rodeo has a...

A young boy participates in the 2014 Floating Lantern Ceremony at the Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii on Aug. 24. (PHOTO BY ANNA PACHECO| SPECIAL TO NHN)

Lives remembered

Sep 09, 2014 1:00am

A young boy participates in the 2014 Floating Lantern Ceremony at the Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii on Aug. 24. (PHOTO BY ANNA PACHECO| SPECIAL TO NHN)

North Hawaii Hospice hosted the Floating...

Mellissa Emberle holds information on the Walk to Prevent Suicide at her kitchen table. She is organizing the walk on Sept. 20 to raise awareness of the issues surrounding bullying, depression, mental health and suicide prevention. (PHOTO BY SARAH ANDERSON| SPECIAL TO NHN)

‘100 Steps Before’

Sep 09, 2014 1:00am

“I like to say that suicide prevention starts 100 steps before you see warning signs,” said Makela M. Bruno-Kidani, MFT, a therapist at Kaiao Ola Integrative Healing in Waimea and Honoka’a. “...

Educators onboard

Updated: Sep 02, 2014 8:45am

Aue ua hiti e, ua hiti e `o Makali`i e, echoes 4-year-old, Ahu`ula, from the other room as the E Lauhoe Wa`a cohort learns their first chant with Makali`i crew member, Keali`i Bertelmann. It’s...

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