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Going deep: Company aims to rid isle gulches of trash

| | Jul 21 2017 - 1:15am | Comments

PAAUILO — Steve Vujnovich, owner of Trail Rhythms, guides rappelling eco tours in Paauilo’s Kalopa Gulch regularly. In 2016, he found more than 1,000 pounds of trash in the gulch. Earlier this month he reached a breaking point.

  1. | 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.

  2. | 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.

  3. | 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.”

  4. | 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.

  5. | 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.

  6. | 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.

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

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

  8. | 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.

  9. | 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.

  10. | Posted: Apr 14 2017 - 1:15am

    WAIMEA — For more than two years, Dr. Claren Kealoha-Beaudet and a small army of supporters have worked tirelessly to achieve a noble goal: accreditation for Kipuka o ke Ola as the only independent rural health clinic in the state.

  11. | Posted: Apr 14 2017 - 1:00am

    NORTH HAWAII — In celebration of Earth Day, residents can choose from six volunteer activities around the island, each focusing on ways to give back to the land.

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

    WAIMEA — When children like something, they often want to do it over and over again.

  13. | Posted: Apr 14 2017 - 12:40am

    HONOKAA — Current, former and prospective members, as well as other interested persons, are invited to join the League of Women Voters of Hawaii County at the League’s annual meeting in Honokaa April 22 at Tex Drive In.

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

    HAWI – Following her life’s passion to be an artist was always the end goal for Kristi Kranz.

  15. | Posted: Apr 11 2017 - 1:00am

    WAIMEA — Through Hawaii Preparatory Academy’s OurWorld Travel Abroad Program, 22 upper school students and six middle schoolers took off to faraway lands for spring break in March.