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Made in Hawaii Part 2: One-of-a-kind holiday gifts discovered in North Hawaii

| | Dec 11 2017 - 1:15am | Comments

WAIMEA — As the second part in this series, the North Hawaii News elves have found three additional gift options in the region made by Hawaii purveyors who have a story of their own to tell.

  1. | 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.

  2. | 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.

  3. | 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.

  4. | 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.

  5. | 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.

  6. | 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.

  7. | 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.

  8. | 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.

  9. | 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.

  10. Posted: Aug 4 2017 - 12:30am

    Kahilu Performing Arts Workshop (KPAW) presented its final performance July 28 at Kahilu Theatre. The show was directed by Marena Dunnington, who helped found the workshop along with members of the Kahilu Youth Theatre in 2011. KPAW offered 30 students ages 7-12 daily classes in singing, acting and dancing, plus additional classes in playwriting, storytelling, makeup, improvisation, accents and dialects.

  11. | Posted: Aug 1 2017 - 1:15am

    NORTH HAWAII — While public, charter and private schools each serve their own specific purposes in North Hawaii, homeschooling fills yet another niche.

  12. | Posted: Aug 1 2017 - 1:00am

    WAIKOLOA VILLAGE – Tensions mounted Friday night, as eight residents shared emotional encounters they’d had with loose dogs in Waikoloa Village the past eight months or so. Many led to human and pet attacks.

  13. | Posted: Aug 1 2017 - 12:45am

    HAWI — “When you want to paint, just look outside,” Harry Wishard said, a prolific landscape artist who has created hundreds of captivating realist paintings inspired by Hawaii’s natural beauty and light. In May, he opened a new gallery in Hawi, in the former Kohala Artworks location, right down the street from the house where his grandmother was born.

  14. | Posted: Aug 1 2017 - 12:40am

    WAIMEA — North Hawaii Community Hospital recently hired a new provider, Luisa Lucero, for its Women’s Center.

  15. | Posted: Jul 28 2017 - 1:15am

    WAIMEA — A solo exhibition by nationally recognized artist Bernice Akamine opens with a reception and artist’s walk-through from 5-7 p.m. Aug. 3 at Kahilu Theatre.