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“Blu-shi” is a hand tinted cyanotype with ink and applied pigments. (COURTESY OF WAC)

Art photography by Joe Laceby at the Firehouse Gallery

Aug 26, 2014 1:00am

During the month of September, the Waimea Arts Council’s Firehouse Gallery will present an exhibit of unique art photography by Joe Laceby from Sept. 3 through Sept. 26. On Friday, Sept. 5, there...

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A variety of events are planned for the 52nd Annual July 4 Rodeo and Horse Races at the Parker Ranch Arena on July 4. (PHOTO COURTESY OF PARKER RANCH)

Keep calm and rodeo on

Updated: Jul 03, 2014 1:50pm

Real cowboys say there’s much to learn from a horse and a cow that you can’t learn from football. Anonymous bits of wisdom apply to everyone, such as, “Never grumble. It makes you about as welcome...

Roots Skatepark hosted Kapaau’s sixth annual Go Skate Day on June 22. (PHOTO BY ANNA PACHECO| SPECIAL TO NHN)

Kapa’au celebrates 6th Annual Go Skate Day at Roots Skatepark

Jul 01, 2014 3:22am

Roots Skatepark hosted Kapaau’s sixth annual Go Skate Day on June 22. (PHOTO BY ANNA PACHECO| SPECIAL TO NHN)

Eweleiulu Wong, 9, skates during Go Skate Day at Roots Skatepark in Kapaau. (...

Neil Morriss, 25-year owner of Waimea Instant Printing, operates one of his machines. (PHOTO BY LISA M. DAHM| NHN)

Waimea Instant Printing celebrates 25th anniversary

Jul 01, 2014 3:22am

Neil Morriss can hardly believe that his business has been in operation for 25 years. A lot has changed in the arena of printing; with self-publishing, design and online companies available to the...

Azariah Seidel-Glory, certified lifeguard, helps watch over junior lifeguard participants at Hapuna Beach. (PHOTO BY ANNA PACHECO| SPECIAL TO NHN)

Training the next generation

Jul 01, 2014 3:29am

The 22 kids who showed up at Hapuna Beach last Monday for junior lifeguard class kick-started the season with determination.

“We’re bringing up their strengths,” said Mark Sarme, instructor...

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...

Jo Ann Koga works at the Thelma Parker Memorial Library book and media checkout area in Waimea. (PHOTO BY JAN WIZINOWICH | SPECIAL TO NHN)

Thelma Parker Library’s Jo Ann Koga to retire after 29 years

Jun 24, 2014 1:00am

If you’ve ever had the need for library services in Waimea, it’s likely that Jo Ann Koga has had a part in it. Need to order a book from another library? That would be Koga, who is in charge of...

Hawaii Learning Resource Summer Spy Camp super spies hang out in the Spy Center. The summer camp is held each year in Waimea for students in grades 2 to 5. (COURTESY PHOTO BY SARAH ANDERSON)

Hawaii Learning Resource Summer Spy Camp gathers super spies for learning and fun

Jun 24, 2014 1:00am

Hawaii Learning Resource Summer Spy Camp super spies hang out in the Spy Center. The summer camp is held each year in Waimea for students in grades 2 to 5. (COURTESY PHOTO BY SARAH ANDERSON)

Students examine soil at Mala’ai Culinary Garden during the three-day Ku Aina Pa teacher training program. (PHOTO COURTESY OF THE KOHALA CENTER)

Where imagination sprouts: teachers participate in the Third Annual Ku ‘Aina Pa three-day summer intensive

Jun 24, 2014 1:00am

On a warm Monday morning earlier this month, 23 educators from schools throughout Hawaii and beyond gathered at the entrance of Mala‘ai: The Culinary Garden of Waimea Middle School, joined hands,...

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