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The homeless: Shelter from the storm

| | May 26 2017 - 1:15am | Comments

Editor’s Note: This is part two of a series on the homeless population in North Hawaii, with possible solutions from local nonprofits, churches and community groups for how to tackle the problem.

  1. | Posted: Feb 14 2017 - 12:45am

    KAWAIHAE — For Waimea residents Gunner and Elli Mench, supporting reforestation efforts on Hawaii Island is all about giving back.

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

    WAIMEA — “What defines a hero? Can you be that person?”

  3. | Posted: Feb 10 2017 - 1:00am

    WAIMEA — When it rains, gardens get much needed nourishment, but runoff from impervious surfaces sends pollutants such as heavy metals and oil into waterways and eventually into the ocean. Rain gardens are a way to prevent this from happening.

  4. | Posted: Feb 10 2017 - 12:45am

    WAIMEA — For more than 12 years, Waimea resident Alison Welch has served her greater Hawaiian community in the health care industry. Most recently, she finds herself surrounded by nonagenarians — 90-year-olds.

  5. | Posted: Feb 7 2017 - 1:31pm

    WAIMEA — The feather lei, which has traversed time from prized adornment for ancient royalty to the hat brims of paniolo, is a fine art kept alive in Waimea by Leonetta (Leo) Kimura Mills.

  6. | Posted: Feb 7 2017 - 11:22am

    KOHALA COAST — Best known for his fluid fingering and effervescent style, ukulele master player Jake Shimabukuro will have his audience on the edge of their seats next Friday night at a special charity concert at Mauna Lani Bay Resort.

  7. | Posted: Feb 7 2017 - 1:00am

    WAIMEA — On Feb. 11, Kahilu Theatre will present internationally acclaimed guitarist, singer and composer, Makana. Fans can hear him perform at the 2 or 7 p.m. show.

  8. | Posted: Feb 7 2017 - 12:45am

    WAIMEA — Residents and visitors now have a convenient new location to charge their electric cars, 24 hours a day.

  9. | Posted: Feb 3 2017 - 10:10am

    KOHALA — Makalii, the Hawaii Island voyaging canoe originally launched in 1995, will soon be under sail after a major dry docking that began in October 2013.

  10. | Posted: Jan 31 2017 - 1:15am

    WAIMEA — The very first Waimea Cherry Blossom Festival in 1994 had just four booths and was attended by 400 people.

  11. | Posted: Jan 31 2017 - 1:00am

    WAIMEA — Special honorees for this year’s Waimea Cherry Blossom Heritage Festival are longtime festival contributor Roberts Hawaii and Guinness World Record holder Betty Webster. The festival committee discusses suggestions in the fall and selects the honorees based on a group consensus.

  12. | Posted: Jan 31 2017 - 12:45am

    WAIMEA — Much of the success of the Waimea Cherry Blossom Heritage Festival can be attributed to its stalwart volunteers, many of whom return year after year to keep the event going.

  13. | Posted: Jan 31 2017 - 12:40am

    WAIMEA — During the annual Cherry Blossom Heritage Festival, the theater will open its doors to the community and visitors with free performances, displays, classes and a Japanese tea ceremony demonstration.

  14. | Posted: Jan 31 2017 - 12:35am

    WAIMEA — As one of the most popular parts of the annual Cherry Blossom Festival, the Bake-Off Contest draws a large crowd each year.

  15. Posted: Jan 31 2017 - 12:05am

    CHURCH ROW PARK