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Up close and personal with Makali’i crew and helpers

| | Jan 17 2017 - 12:30am | Comments

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.

  1. | 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.

  2. | 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.

  3. | 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.

  4. | 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.

  5. | 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.

  6. | 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.

  7. | Posted: Jan 10 2017 - 10:36am

    KOHALA COAST — He was known as “Champagne Tony” and was one of the most charismatic and popular champions on the PGA Tour in the late 1950s and early 1960s. His contemporaries — Gary Player, Arnold Palmer and Bob Rosburg among them — all thought he could have been one of the all-time greats. But it was not to be. Tony Lema died in a tragic plane crash in 1966, just 32 years old.

  8. | Posted: Jan 10 2017 - 10:36am

    WAIMEA — Last Thursday night, newly elected Mayor Harry Kim, County Council Chairwoman Val Poindexter and Councilman Tim Richards spoke at the Waimea Community Association meeting. It was the first up close and personal look for residents since they assumed their new positions in early December.

  9. | Posted: Jan 10 2017 - 10:35am

    WAIMEA — Vicki Missien shared updates on Anuenue Park’s fundraising efforts on Thursday at the Waimea Community Association monthly meeting. Of the $400,000 needed, $230,000 has been raised to date, mostly from donations made by local residents.

  10. | Posted: Jan 6 2017 - 11:14am

    WAIMEA — Anticipation has been building among collectors the last few weeks as the opening of the Annual Hawaii Wood Guild Invitational Masters Show fast approaches. Now in its seventh year at Isaacs Art Center, the display will feature of some of the most exquisite handcrafted furniture, sculptures and wood turning made on the Big Island beginning Jan. 14.

  11. | Posted: Jan 6 2017 - 10:25am

    KAMUELA — New and aspiring farmers and ranchers on Hawaii Island can choose from two comprehensive courses launched by The Kohala Center in early 2017.

  12. | Posted: Jan 3 2017 - 11:32am

    HAMAKUA — Large trucks barreling down Kawaihae Road, piled high with eucalyptus logs grown on the Hamakua Coast and exported to China, have ceased — at least temporarily.

  13. | Posted: Jan 3 2017 - 11:31am

    HONOKAA — In California, it would be called “Asian fusion” and cost twice as much. But in Honokaa, it is affordable local food with an Asian influence that is drawing record crowds.

  14. | Posted: Dec 30 2016 - 10:56am

    HONOLULU — Just in time for the holiday season, Kaiser Permanente Hawaii awarded $205,000 in community benefit grants to local nonprofits earlier this month in an effort to help improve health and wellness in Hawaii.

  15. Posted: Dec 30 2016 - 1:15am

    Mauna Kea is winter wonderland on Christmas Day 2016.