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Meeting every human need: The Salvation Army begins season of giving

| | Nov 20 2017 - 1:15am | Comments

NORTH HAWAII — “We go out prior to Thanksgiving and find people who most need a meal,” said Corps Sergeant Major Gary Todd, an eight-year veteran soldier with the Salvation Army of Hawaii, who — along with a squadron of 60-plus volunteers — delivers nearly 700 Thanksgiving dinners to grateful tables in Waimea, Waikoloa and Honokaa.

  1. | Posted: Nov 20 2017 - 1:15am

    NORTH HAWAII — “We go out prior to Thanksgiving and find people who most need a meal,” said Corps Sergeant Major Gary Todd, an eight-year veteran soldier with the Salvation Army of Hawaii, who — along with a squadron of 60-plus volunteers — delivers nearly 700 Thanksgiving dinners to grateful tables in Waimea, Waikoloa and Honokaa.

  2. | Posted: Nov 20 2017 - 1:00am

    KAPAAU — The fairways are ready to roll at Kohala Golf Park, a long-term community volunteer effort that began earlier this year.

  3. | Posted: Nov 20 2017 - 12:45am

    HONOKAA — Students in Honokaa High School’s Leadership Training Program will host the annual community Thanksgiving dinner from 5 to 7:30 p.m. this Wednesday in the school cafeteria.

  4. | Posted: Nov 20 2017 - 12:40am

    The Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope (CFHT) will host their annual Winter Star Party directly following the Waimea Christmas Parade on Dec. 2. The Star Party, occurring at CFHT’s Waimea offices, will begin at 7 p.m. and continue until 9 p.m. CFHT staff and members of the West Hawaii astronomy club will set telescopes on the front lawn for community members to view the stars above.

  5. | Posted: Nov 20 2017 - 12:37am

    Aloha and sorry about missing last week, but if you really, really need a good laugh (without my column) just look in the mirror! Ouch!

  6. Posted: Nov 20 2017 - 12:35am

    Tutu’s Quilters meets every Monday from 9:30 a.m.—noon, led by Kathy Lukens. This get-together is open to everyone from experienced to beginners as a chance to learn and practice quilting Hawaiian style. Initial supplies are provided or participants can bring something they are working on. Good company and encouragement are guaranteed.

  7. | Posted: Nov 20 2017 - 12:30am

    WAIMEA — Parker School’s 37 debaters won 79 ballots Nov. 11 at the Punahou School Non-Qualifying Speech and Debate Tournament on Oahu, winning the trophy for the largest overall number of wins. Punahou School placed second with 51 ballots.

  8. | Posted: Nov 20 2017 - 12:27am

    WAIKOLOA VILLAGE — Sweets, treats, arts, activities and accessories are just a few of the items children will be selling at the community event from 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 2 at the Waikoloa School cafeteria.

  9. Posted: Nov 20 2017 - 12:22am

    Ex parte petition forms for temporary restraining orders (TRO) can now be dropped off at the South Kohala District Courthouse in Waimea. Victims can access the form 24/7 at the Waimea police station. After hours, the dispatch can be contacted via a phone by the door to request a TRO packet. Petitioners’ address and phone number be kept confidential.

  10. Posted: Nov 20 2017 - 12:20am

    Now through Jan. 6, the miniature hand-crafted village celebrates the spirit of the holiday season at Isaacs Art Center in Waimea. Toy stores, markets, fruit and vegetable stands, art and candy shops are “peopled” with tiny wooden mice scurrying to take flight as the reindeer on Santa’s sleigh. The Christmas panorama reflects the imagination and talent of beloved island painter and rancher Martha Greenwell. Artifacts featured in the display were assembled over eight years from the attic and tool shed of Greenwell’s Palani Ranch.

  11. Posted: Nov 20 2017 - 12:17am

    From 4-6 p.m. this Friday, bikers and walkers can join in the Blue Zones Project — North Hawaii activity to learn about renewable energy, safety and bike sharing.

  12. Posted: Nov 20 2017 - 12:10am

    Kamuela Inn will once again host the wreath competition. This year’s theme is Paniolo Country Christmas.

  13. Posted: Nov 20 2017 - 12:05am

    Ryan Gentry, a certified surgical technician in the hospital’s surgical services department, was named North Hawaii Community Hospital’s employee of the quarter at a hospital ceremony with co-workers in mid-October.

  14. | Posted: Nov 13 2017 - 1:15am

    KAPAAU — Grown the right way, foods can double or triple in nutrient content, according to Jana Bogs.

  15. | Posted: Nov 13 2017 - 1:00am

    WAIMEA — At the east end of Church Row along Mamalahoa Highway, Mary Kay Carvalho and other community members can be spotted regularly stocking the new Blessing Box with shampoo bottles, toothbrushes, baby wipes and other nonperishable items.