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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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Roy Sakuma teaches a free ukulele workshop Saturday morning to kick off the 14th Annual Waikoloa Ukulele Festival. Students are then invited to perform for the community. (PHOTO COURTESY OF WAIKOLOA BEACH RESORT)

Ukulele inspiration

Updated: Feb 27, 2014 2:10am

It may not be in the hills, but the Waikoloa Beach Resort will be alive with the sound of music for the 14th Annual Ukulele Festival, from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., on Saturday, March 1. The popular...

Scott Hare’s sculpted, lidded calabash, hand carved of a single piece of Milo Wood, titled “Day or Night” and depicting the endangered Hawaiian i’o and the Hawaiian pueo earned “Best in Show.” (PHOTO COURTESY OF HARBOR GALLERY)

Harbor Gallery announces results of their Winter Wood Show

Feb 27, 2014 1:45am

The 2014 Winter Wood Show at Harbor Gallery has just finished with a flurry of collectors selecting their favorite pieces to cherish and have in their homes, but not before voting for the “Best of...

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WRITER’S CORNER

Feb 27, 2014 1:45am

Quote of the Week: “Do you want me to tell you something really subversive? Love is everything it’s cracked up to be. That’s why people are so cynical about it. It really is worth fighting for,...

Early Childhood Conference focuses on the ‘M’ in STEM – math

Feb 27, 2014 1:45am

“Math is Everywhere: The First Step to Growing Young Scientists,” is this year’s theme for the Seventh Annual Hawaii Island Early Childhood Conference, set for April 11 and 12, at the Waikoloa...

HPA students rehearse for the 21st Annual Ukulele Festival at the school on March 8. (PHOTO COURTESY OF HPA FOR NHN)

HPA 21st Annual Ukulele Festival is March 8

Feb 27, 2014 1:45am

“One World, One Love, One ʻUke” is the theme of this year’s 21st Annual ʻUkulele Festival at Hawaii Preparatory Academy at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 8. The performance, which is free and open to...

TOP TO BOTTOM: Veteran’s examine equipment at PTA during an islandwide veteran meeting; Members of Hawaii Island veteran’s groups pose for a photo during a meeting at PTA. (COURTESY PHOTOS)

Hawaii Island veterans meet at PTA

Feb 27, 2014 1:45am

Representatives from most of the veteran’s groups on Hawaii Island gathered at Pohakuloa Training Area on Saturday, Feb. 15, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

The meeting of Hawaii Island veteran’s...

Volunteers needed for ReefTeach and Puako Makai Watch programs

Feb 27, 2014 1:46am

ReefTeach and Puako Makai Watch are seeking volunteers to educate visitors of Waialea Bay, called Beach 69, and Paniau Beach in Puako about reef etiquette. The next orientation for new volunteers...

Free residential household hazardous waste collection at the Waimea Transfer Station

Feb 27, 2014 1:48am

The County of Hawaii Department of Environmental Management will offer free household hazardous waste collection from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 1, at the Waimea Recycling and...

Makana Mahuna puts the finishing touches on her portion of a Mele Mural on Oahu in November. (COURTESY PHOTO BY DARRYL OUMI)

Students, community to paint mural on Kahilu Theatre wall through Mele Murals project

Feb 27, 2014 1:55am

By next Thursday, a new community mural will cover an outside wall of Kahilu Theatre thanks to Kanu o Ka Aina teacher Kanoa Castro and his students.

The painting project, which is part of...

Mike Hodson of Wow Farms shows Governor Neil Abercrombie around on Nov. 2, 2012, as they visit the 161 acres of Homestead land that has been acquired and is being developed for agricultural use.  (FILE PHOTO) Mike Hodson of Wow Farms shows Governor Neil Abercrombie around on Nov. 2, 2012, as they visit the 161 acres of Homestead land that has been acquired and is being developed for agricultural use. (FILE PHOTO)

Proposed Waimea Community Agriculture Park hopes to grow new farmers

Feb 27, 2014 2:00am

Imagine having the ability, land and resources to grow your own food — all while working next to neighbors and friends in a community agriculture complex. This is the dream of Mike and Tricia...

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