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Canoe-making tradition revived: 14-year-old Kohala boy launching community’s double-hulled outrigger tomorrow

| | Sep 22 2017 - 1:00am | Comments

KOHALA — For almost a year, Hokani Maria’s dream has been to revive the art of traditional canoe-making in North Kohala.

  1. | Posted: Aug 15 2017 - 5:00am

    WAIMEA — During July, 14 cars were broken into and five stolen in Waimea.

  2. | Posted: Aug 15 2017 - 4:55am

    NORTH HAWAII — On behalf of the Big Island Windermere Real Estate Foundation, John Kennedy of Windermere C and H Properties in Kona presented the Kohala Ride Wild Club of North Kohala a donation of $1,000 on Aug. 1.

  3. | Posted: Aug 15 2017 - 4:50am

    WAIMEA — North Hawaii Community Hospital recognizes the important role that nutrition plays in health and well-being, and is committed to providing the community with the tools needed to stay healthy.

  4. | Posted: Aug 11 2017 - 8:07am

    KOHALA COAST — Troon, the world’s largest golf management company, has been hired to head operations of The Francis H. Ii Brown North and South courses at Mauna Lani Resort. The news was announced Monday, following DiamondHead Land’s purchase of the resort, golf courses, spa and fitness center last week.

  5. | Posted: Aug 11 2017 - 8:07am

    WAIMEA — Gov. David Ige recently announced the appointment of Robert “Bob” Masuda to the position of first deputy director of the Department of Land and Natural Resources. He assumed his new position last Friday.

  6. | Posted: Aug 11 2017 - 8:07am

    WAIMEA — There are few towns or regions in the U.S. where more than 56 percent of residents tallied say they spend less than 15 minutes in traffic on any given day.

  7. | Posted: Aug 11 2017 - 8:07am

    WAIKOLOA — Hilton Waikoloa Village has been recognized for implementing energy efficient practices throughout the property by the U.S. Dept. of Energy for successfully meeting ISO 50001 and Superior Energy Performance program standards, while improving energy performance by 13.5 percent over three years.

  8. | Posted: Aug 11 2017 - 8:06am

    WAIMEA — A new study by an international team of astronomers reveals that Tau Ceti, the nearest sun-like star about 12 light years away from the sun, has four Earth-sized planets orbiting it.

  9. | Posted: Aug 8 2017 - 1:15am

    WAIMEA — One of Hawaii’s most respected floral kupuna and well-known kapa makers, Marie McDonald, of Waimea, was recently named one of 10 “Living Treasures of the Hawaiian People” by the Office of Hawaiian Affairs.

  10. | Posted: Aug 8 2017 - 1:00am

    WAIMEA — Two Zhineng Qigong teachers and healers will visit Waimea Saturday through Aug. 20 to lead five workshops in qigong and tai chi at various locations around town. Visiting from China, Zhang Fushun and Bu Xiaojing will also offer individual and group healings.

  11. | Posted: Aug 8 2017 - 12:50am

    WAIMEA — On Thursday, Community Police Officer May Lee led more than 30 local children in a Hawaii Isle Police Activities League project to plant a new pumpkin patch in Waimea. Located behind Red Water Café, pumpkins grown there will be sold at a Waimea Pumpkin Patch Fall Festival on Oct. 14 at the Waimea District Park Complex.

  12. | Posted: Aug 4 2017 - 1:15am

    WAIMEA — Writer and producer Trace Sheehan will take a grueling 10-hour flight from New York City to the Big Island next week for a special occasion: a free showing of his new movie, “Food Evolution,” at Kahilu Theatre.

  13. | Posted: Aug 4 2017 - 1:00am

    KAPAAU — An endangered io, Hawaiian hawk, was returned to the wild July 27 after six months of extensive rehabilitation following a severe wing injury in January.

  14. | Posted: Aug 4 2017 - 12:45am

    WAIMEA — The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) honored Shirley Gambill-DeRego as a 2017-18 inductee into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle in July. The Waimea resident is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in finance and nonprofits.

  15. | Posted: Aug 4 2017 - 12:35am

    WAIMEA — During National Farmers Market week, Kamuela Farmers Market will pay tribute to patrons with a Customer Appreciation Day from 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 12. The celebration will pay homage to local farmers markets that serve as anchors across communities, positively influencing health and well-being, as well as customers for their support.