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Resurrecting Kapaau’s golf course: Plans delayed without equipment, donations sought

| | Jun 27 2017 - 1:15am | Comments

KAPAAU — With the closing of Waimea Country Club in 2012, and Big Island Country Club planning to go private in the foreseeable future, affordable golf options for North Hawaii locals and juniors have become few and far between.

  1. | Posted: Apr 28 2017 - 9:43am

    HONOKAA — For nearly a decade the Hamakua Youth Center has served the youth of Honokaa, providing a safe haven where children ages 6-18 can go after school while their parents are at work.

  2. | Posted: Apr 28 2017 - 2:12am

    WAIMEA — The annual Waimea Educational Hui’s art exhibit will open Tuesday at Isaacs Art Center. A celebration of Hokulea’s World Wide Voyage, the Lei Kaapuni Honua (Lei Around the World) exhibit honors connections made by the double-hulled canoe while on her journey, as well as connections within the Waimea community.

  3. | Posted: Apr 28 2017 - 2:11am

    WAIMEA — How a community treats its kupuna and keiki says a great deal about its values. Waimea Community Association’s Thursday town meeting will look at both ends of the spectrum and the quality of life for those in between.

  4. | Posted: Apr 25 2017 - 6:38am

    WAIMEA — Since March 26, Marla Fergerstrom has spent the vast majority of her time checking expecting cows and helping with their births.

  5. | Posted: Apr 25 2017 - 1:00am

    KAWAIHAE — Hamakua Macadamia Nut Company, a retail store and visitor center for more than 10 years, will soon feature fresh fish, poke and local food dishes from North Kohala’s Kawaihae Kandyz.

  6. | Posted: Apr 25 2017 - 12:50am

    HONOLULU — The nonprofit Hawaiian Legacy Reforestation Initiative announced this week its second Legacy Forest, located at Kahua Ranch on Hawaii Island.

  7. | Posted: Apr 25 2017 - 12:30am

    WAIMEA — Each October for the past 16 years, Rotary Club of North Hawaii has hosted their largest fundraiser, Oktoberfest. All net proceeds from this event are directed to collegiate scholarships and community grants in North Hawaii.

  8. | Posted: Apr 21 2017 - 1:15am

    KOHALA COAST — Similar to students seen on Food Network’s “Chopped Teen Tournament,” 33 high schoolers from Keaau, Pahoa, Waiakea, Hilo, Kealakehe and Konawaena will whip up chocolate-inspired cuisine at the Big Island Chocolate Festival — one of many activities spread over the two-day event April 28 and 29 at Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel.

  9. | Posted: Apr 21 2017 - 1:00am

    WAIMEA — “We cannot be complacent about invasive species,” said Kari Hagerman of Pomaikai Plant Company, a well-known grower of vegetables, herbs and bedding plants in Waimea. “Just because they are here doesn’t mean we can’t deal with the problem.”

  10. | Posted: Apr 21 2017 - 12:45am

    KAMUELA — As Americans across the country join forces for National Volunteer Week beginning this Sunday through April 29, there are many opportunities right here in Kamuela for residents to support a cause, serve their community and make a difference.

  11. | Posted: Apr 18 2017 - 1:15am

    WAIKOLOA VILLAGE — While plans to build the long-awaited dog park in Waikoloa Village were originally scheduled to begin this spring, the Bark Park project is now at a standstill.

  12. | Posted: Apr 18 2017 - 1:00am

    KOHALA — “Take what you need, leave what you can” is the mantra of a new nationwide movement soon to be kicked off in Kohala.

  13. | Posted: Apr 18 2017 - 12:50am

    WAIMEA — The Waimea Arts Council will spend the last two weeks in April celebrating Earth Day.

  14. | Posted: Apr 18 2017 - 12:45am

    HONOKAA — Honokaa Hongwanji will celebrate Buddha’s birthday 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday in the Social Hall.

  15. | Posted: Apr 18 2017 - 12:40am

    HONOLULU — Catherine Marquette was honored in ceremonies in both the House and Senate at the Hawaii State Capitol in Honolulu on April 4.