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Reliving the elegance of old Hawaii: Waimea Hawaiian Homesteaders Association’s 5th Annual Kuhio Ball

| | Mar 21 2017 - 3:46pm | Comments

WAIMEA — The Waimea Hawaiian Homesteaders Association’s fifth Annual Kuhio Ball will take place March 26 from 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at Pukalani Stables. The event is held in honor of Prince Kuhio Kalanianaole, whose love for the land and the Hawaiian people inspired him to spearhead the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act of 1921.

  1. | Posted: Feb 7 2017 - 1:00am

    WAIMEA — On Feb. 11, Kahilu Theatre will present internationally acclaimed guitarist, singer and composer, Makana. Fans can hear him perform at the 2 or 7 p.m. show.

  2. | Posted: Feb 7 2017 - 12:45am

    WAIMEA — Residents and visitors now have a convenient new location to charge their electric cars, 24 hours a day.

  3. | Posted: Feb 3 2017 - 10:10am

    KOHALA — Makalii, the Hawaii Island voyaging canoe originally launched in 1995, will soon be under sail after a major dry docking that began in October 2013.

  4. | Posted: Jan 31 2017 - 1:15am

    WAIMEA — The very first Waimea Cherry Blossom Festival in 1994 had just four booths and was attended by 400 people.

  5. | Posted: Jan 31 2017 - 1:00am

    WAIMEA — Special honorees for this year’s Waimea Cherry Blossom Heritage Festival are longtime festival contributor Roberts Hawaii and Guinness World Record holder Betty Webster. The festival committee discusses suggestions in the fall and selects the honorees based on a group consensus.

  6. | Posted: Jan 31 2017 - 12:45am

    WAIMEA — Much of the success of the Waimea Cherry Blossom Heritage Festival can be attributed to its stalwart volunteers, many of whom return year after year to keep the event going.

  7. | Posted: Jan 31 2017 - 12:40am

    WAIMEA — During the annual Cherry Blossom Heritage Festival, the theater will open its doors to the community and visitors with free performances, displays, classes and a Japanese tea ceremony demonstration.

  8. | Posted: Jan 31 2017 - 12:35am

    WAIMEA — As one of the most popular parts of the annual Cherry Blossom Festival, the Bake-Off Contest draws a large crowd each year.

  9. Posted: Jan 31 2017 - 12:05am


  10. | Posted: Jan 27 2017 - 5:37am

    WAIMEA — The 9th Annual Big Island Quilt Shop Hop will commence Feb. 1 and continue through the end of the month, featuring five different shops from Kona to Hilo and Waimea in between.

  11. | Posted: Jan 27 2017 - 5:36am

    WAIKOLOA VILLAGE — Bob Haber of Waikoloa Mailbox wears a lot of hats.

  12. | Posted: Jan 27 2017 - 5:35am

    WAIMEA — Construction on the $16 million, 9-classroom STEAM building at Waimea Middle School is progressing, with much of the exterior nearly completed now. The 24,000-square-foot, two-story facility — including three science labs — is expected to be completed in May, with classes beginning this fall for the 2017-18 school year.

  13. | Posted: Jan 25 2017 - 4:49pm

    KOHALA — Teriyaki chicken with steamed brown rice and a medley of stir-fried local vegetables sounds more like a dish served at Roy’s in Waikoloa Resort than a school cafeteria.

  14. Posted: Jan 24 2017 - 9:39am

    More than 70 people gathered at Kawaihae Harbor Saturday morning for the Na Wahine March on the Water event. Organizer Pat Allbee said the group was meeting to honor women’s rights — human rights for women and the men who support them, those who made those rights happen and the next generation that will need them.

  15. | Posted: Jan 24 2017 - 6:37am

    NORTH HAWAII — North Hawaii welcomes the Year of the Rooster with dynamic drums, dancing and food at numerous free activities celebrating Chinese New Year and colorful Asian cultural traditions throughout the region beginning this Saturday.