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It’s electric: HELCO TOU rate plan, special medical needs program offer residents cost saving options

| | May 19 2017 - 1:15am | Comments

NORTH HAWAII — Most Hawaii residents cringe when they see their electric bill each month, but two options may save them between $20 and $100 or more during the same time period.

  1. | Posted: Mar 10 2017 - 1:15am

    PUAKO — On a hot afternoon last June, Tanner Bromberg was having a tough time finding a magazine in the airport gift shop worth reading during her family’s long flight to Cape Town, South Africa. An enthusiastic surfer, the typical children’s publications sold there seemed less than interesting.

  2. | Posted: Mar 10 2017 - 1:00am

    HAWI — As part of a large growing trend, by 2025 the global organic personal care market is expected to reach $25 billion, according to a recent Research and Markets report.

  3. | Posted: Mar 10 2017 - 12:45am

    HONOKAA — The community is invited to join a celebration of The Hawaiian Cultural Center of Hamakua’s one-year anniversary at The E Ola Mau I Ka Pono Festival on March 18 in the Historic Botelho Building.

  4. | Posted: Mar 7 2017 - 10:35am

    WAIMEA — Mokulele Air and Makani Kai Air are two contenders for a new Essential Air Service (EAS) contract that will cover all commercial flights in and out of Waimea-Kohala Airport beginning later this year. Mokulele Air services the airport currently since winning the contract in 2013.

  5. | Posted: Mar 7 2017 - 4:26am

    KOHALA — North Kohala faces challenges as a remote, small rural community, yet it is home to a variety of diverse health and wellness services. Local community questions ask if these services are adequately geared to serve the current and future health needs of North Kohala.

  6. | Posted: Mar 3 2017 - 1:15am

    HONOKAA — In 1889, Katsu Goto — one of the very first Japanese immigrants to come to Hawaii — was killed for helping plantation laborers. His body was found hanging from a telephone pole in Honokaa, not far from where a memorial in his honor stands today.

  7. | Posted: Mar 3 2017 - 1:05am

    WAIMEA — Waimea Arts Council, located at the Firehouse Gallery in the center of town, celebrates National Youth Art Month in March with the 33rd Annual Na Opio Youth Art Show and Competition. The show features young artists from grades 6-12 from schools and home schooled students in the North and South Kohala and Hamakua districts.

  8. | Posted: Mar 3 2017 - 1:00am

    WAIMEA — It is said that every toastmaster’s journey begins with a single speech.

  9. | Posted: Mar 3 2017 - 1:00am

    KAPAAU — From June 5-10 the Hawaii Institute of Pacific Agriculture will hold its first week-long immersion retreat focusing agriculture, plant medicine, nutrition and health at the working farm campus.

  10. | Posted: Feb 28 2017 - 1:15am

    KOHALA — House Bill 2 gained more traction last week as it passed review by the Agriculture and Judiciary Committees. It will head for a vote on the floor of the Hawaii House of Representatives this Thursday or Friday. If approved, the bill will proceed to the State Senate sometime after March 9.

  11. | Posted: Feb 28 2017 - 1:10am

    WAIMEA — Sixty Kanu o ka Aina students in grades 9-12 were introduced to a new program on Friday that will added to the 2017-2018 school year this fall.

  12. | Posted: Feb 28 2017 - 1:05am

    PUAKO — Last Sunday, the Hokuloa United Church of Christ held a “Service of Recognition” for Reverend John Hoover, best known as Pastor John, for 26 years he has devoted to the church as well as his tireless efforts within the Puako community and South Kohala.

  13. | Posted: Feb 28 2017 - 1:00am

    WAIMEA — In collaboration with the University of Hawaii Manoa Cooperative Extension and Maui Office of Aging &Intergenerational Programs, Hawaii Community Caregiver Network is sponsoring a two-day Class Leader Training Workshop at Canada France Hawaii Telescope in Waimea.

  14. | Posted: Feb 24 2017 - 1:15am

    KAPAAU — The recent listing of seven species of Hawaiian Hylaeus yellow-faced bees protected under the Endangered Species Act calls attention to the plight of the world’s bee population.

  15. | Posted: Feb 24 2017 - 1:00am

    WAIMEA — Dancers dedicated to the art of hula do not simply tell a story with their hands, feet, body motions and facial expressions. Dedicated dancers radiate a deeper meaning by giving their audience a glimpse of an experience or moment in time that calls upon all of the senses.