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Waimea’s independent schools announce 2017-18 application deadline

| | Jan 17 2017 - 12:25am | Comments

WAIMEA — Waimea Country School (WCS), Hawaii Preparatory Academy (HPA) and Parker School — three independent, private schools in Waimea — have announced Feb. 6 as their common priority deadline for applications for the 2017-18 school year. The three schools have aligned due dates in an effort to simplify the process for families applying to multiple schools.

  1. Posted: Jan 17 2017 - 12:06am

    As part of a series of free public talks sponsored by Keck Observatory, Tucker Jones from UC Davis will speak at HPA’s Gates Performing Arts Center at 7 p.m. on Jan. 24.

  2. Posted: Jan 17 2017 - 12:10am

    Just in time for the beginning of the humpback whale season, the library invites nature-loving families with children ages 5 and up to attend a special humpback whale presentation and craft session at 6:30 p.m. on Jan. 23.

  3. Posted: Jan 17 2017 - 12:15am

    As part of the monthly mini concert series, the performers will put on a show at the Queens’ MarketPlace Coronation Pavilion this Saturday night from 6-8 p.m.

  4. Posted: Jan 17 2017 - 12:20am

    League of Women Voters (LWV) of Hawaii County invites members and residents to hear Kathy Frankovic speak at 11 a.m. on Jan. 21 at Tex Drive In, Honokaa.

  5. | Posted: Jan 17 2017 - 12:25am

    WAIMEA — Waimea Country School (WCS), Hawaii Preparatory Academy (HPA) and Parker School — three independent, private schools in Waimea — have announced Feb. 6 as their common priority deadline for applications for the 2017-18 school year. The three schools have aligned due dates in an effort to simplify the process for families applying to multiple schools.

  6. | Posted: Jan 17 2017 - 12:30am

    KOHALA — Through support and funding from the North Kohala Student Cultural Enrichment Program (NKSCEP), 5th graders from Kohala Elementary School took an educational excursion to Mahukona Warehouse in late October to see the Makali’i, a renowned Hawaiian voyaging canoe that is currently undergoing extensive modifications to enable it to sail for another 20 years.

  7. Posted: Jan 17 2017 - 12:35am

    Alzheimer’s & Dementia Education/Support Seminar will be from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Jan. 21 with Chris Ridley MSW, Alzheimer’s Association program coordinator. Starting at 9 a.m. with “What is Dementia,” this seminar will include the latest information on stages, symptoms and treatments. At 11 a.m., Ridley will show the video “Memories of Tomorrow,” which is one man’s experience having dementia. At 1 p.m., Ridley will present “Communication and Behaviors in Dementia,” which includes information on causes of behaviors with possible interventions. Seating is limited. Registration is required by calling Chris at 443-7360.

  8. | Posted: Jan 17 2017 - 12:40am

    While I still have your attention … I do, don’t I? … ‘cause I know you are waiting for the first joke! And before I give you that one, I will plead with you to find the full script of Meryl Streep’s acceptance speech for her CBD Lifetime Achievement Award. Wow! Wow! Definitely worth your read. So now we laugh … and laugh and even LOL!

  9. | Posted: Jan 17 2017 - 8:46am

    WAIMEA — As Inauguration Day fast approaches, North Hawaii residents are standing their ground with President-elect Donald Trump on statements he first made in 2015.

  10. | Posted: Jan 17 2017 - 1:00am

    WAIMEA — Waimea is known for its small-town feel and friendly neighbors. Stopping traffic to wave another driver onto Kawaihae Road happens daily, as well as other small acts of kindness.

  11. | Posted: Jan 13 2017 - 9:23am

    WAIMEA — As most pet owners will tell you, dogs and cats make them happy. And now there is a growing body of scientific research that shows animals can make a person healthier as well, which explains the growing use of pet therapy animals.

  12. | Posted: Jan 13 2017 - 9:24am

    WAIMEA — This year, Kanu o ka Aina graduates Kaniela Anakalea-Buckley and Lei’ohu Colburn will step into leadership roles at the 11th annual Ka Moku o Keawe Makahiki in Waimea. The two grew up practicing for the games — an intergenerational rite of passage for students who begin participating when they enter school.

  13. | Posted: Jan 13 2017 - 12:45am

    WAIMEA — More than 60 parents and children frequented the Waimea District Park playground throughout the day on Monday on the facility’s first official day open to the public. Approximately 40 people utilized the 20,000-square-foot gym in the afternoon and early evening, including the free play volleyball adult players that held their first practice in the new location.

  14. Posted: Jan 13 2017 - 12:15am

    Residents interested in getting moving and enjoying Ke Ala Kahawai O Waimea — The Stream Trail of Waimea are invited to join Vivienne Aronowitz, a dietitian and certified diabetes educator, for a monthly “Walk and Talk” beginning Jan. 20 at 5 p.m.

  15. Posted: Jan 13 2017 - 12:20am

    From 6-8 p.m. on Jan. 19, and the 3rd Thursdays thereafter, the grassroots community potluck will be held at North Hawaii Educational Resource Center.