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Going deep: Company aims to rid isle gulches of trash

| | Jul 21 2017 - 1:15am | Comments

PAAUILO — Steve Vujnovich, owner of Trail Rhythms, guides rappelling eco tours in Paauilo’s Kalopa Gulch regularly. In 2016, he found more than 1,000 pounds of trash in the gulch. Earlier this month he reached a breaking point.

  1. | Posted: Jul 21 2017 - 1:15am

    PAAUILO — Steve Vujnovich, owner of Trail Rhythms, guides rappelling eco tours in Paauilo’s Kalopa Gulch regularly. In 2016, he found more than 1,000 pounds of trash in the gulch. Earlier this month he reached a breaking point.

  2. | Posted: Jul 21 2017 - 1:00am

    WAIMEA — North Hawaii Community Hospital will host Kukulu Ola Hou, a Native Hawaiian medicine seminar for health care providers, on Wednesday from 5– 6:30 p.m. in the hospital’s Mauna Kea-Mauna Loa room. This free seminar is open to health care providers from throughout the island.

  3. | Posted: Jul 21 2017 - 12:30am

    Did you know you could consume 100 fewer calories every day without even thinking about it? According to Dr. Brian Wansink and other scientists at Cornell University’s Food and Brand Lab, the setup of your kitchen greatly impacts what and how much you eat.

  4. | Posted: Jul 21 2017 - 12:25am

    Mike Donnelly named director of alumni relations

  5. Posted: Jul 21 2017 - 12:20am

    This Sunday at 2 p.m. kids ages 5-14 can experience opera’s backstage process up close and personal at the Kahilu Theatre show.

  6. Posted: Jul 21 2017 - 12:15am

    Paul Strauss, a public health educator for the Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH), will discuss the current status of rat lungworm disease at 6:30 p.m. Monday at North Kohala Public Library.

  7. Posted: Jul 21 2017 - 12:10am

    From 5:15-7 p.m. Aug. 3, Waimea Community Association will welcome home Waimea members of the Hokulea worldwide voyage crews, with reflections on the 42,000-mile Malama Honua experienced by Captain Chadd Paishon, Captain Pomai Bertelmann and others.

  8. Posted: Jul 21 2017 - 12:06am

    Jewelry artist Sid Nakamoto will demonstrate a simple and beautiful jewelry design for the next North Kohala Public Library adult and teen craft program at two workshops Aug 7. The first session will be at 2 p.m. and a second one at 6 p.m.

  9. | Posted: Jul 18 2017 - 1:15am

    KAPAAU — Pololu Valley Lookout draws thousands of tourists to the northernmost point of Hawaii Island each year, with dramatic views of the verdant valley and black sand beach below.

  10. | Posted: Jul 18 2017 - 9:22am

    WAIMEA — Last Monday, Sandwich Isle Bread Company quietly opened the doors of their new bakery, forging a link in Waimea’s food chain and filling the air with seductive scents of fresh bread, hot coffee and croissants.

  11. | Posted: Jul 18 2017 - 9:14am

    WAIMEA — While the annual Daniel R. Sayre Foundation annual fundraising events have brought in $1.75 million over the past 20 years, Waikii Ranch residents Hazel Aker and neighbors teamed up with the organization’s founders, Laura and Frank Sayre, last Saturday to host a new charity event for the same worthy cause.

  12. | Posted: Jul 20 2017 - 9:16am

    WAIMEA — As part of the HI-MEET teacher training next week at Waimea Middle School, Dr. Chip Fletcher from UH-Manoa will present a compelling climate change talk open to the public from 3–5 p.m. July 25 at Waimea Elementary School’s cafeteria. The talk will also be broadcast live on The Kohala Center’s Facebook page.

  13. | Posted: Jul 18 2017 - 12:40am

    HB 607 (Act 102) became law this month, appropriating $600,000 to the Executive Office on Aging to establish the Kupuna Caregivers Program. The goal of the program is to assist qualified caregivers in obtaining care for their care recipients while remaining in the workforce, provided certain criteria are met.

  14. | Posted: Jul 18 2017 - 12:35am

    Another happy day that I am able to send some laughter your way. So, for those of you not quite awake, I will start with some fun one-liners … Ready? Are you certain you are awake?

  15. Posted: Jul 18 2017 - 12:30am

    Advanced Ukulele meets each Tuesday from 9:30—11 a.m. with Aunty Marjie Spencer, and welcomes experienced players of all ages to bring their ukulele and join in a morning of friendship and song. Bring an iPAD or laptop, with forScore or unrealBook ‘app’ installed for music sharing.