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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: Jan 27 2017 - 5:37am

    WAIMEA — The 9th Annual Big Island Quilt Shop Hop will commence Feb. 1 and continue through the end of the month, featuring five different shops from Kona to Hilo and Waimea in between.

  2. | Posted: Jan 27 2017 - 5:36am

    WAIKOLOA VILLAGE — Bob Haber of Waikoloa Mailbox wears a lot of hats.

  3. | Posted: Jan 27 2017 - 5:35am

    WAIMEA — Construction on the $16 million, 9-classroom STEAM building at Waimea Middle School is progressing, with much of the exterior nearly completed now. The 24,000-square-foot, two-story facility — including three science labs — is expected to be completed in May, with classes beginning this fall for the 2017-18 school year.

  4. | Posted: Jan 25 2017 - 4:49pm

    KOHALA — Teriyaki chicken with steamed brown rice and a medley of stir-fried local vegetables sounds more like a dish served at Roy’s in Waikoloa Resort than a school cafeteria.

  5. Posted: Jan 24 2017 - 9:39am

    More than 70 people gathered at Kawaihae Harbor Saturday morning for the Na Wahine March on the Water event. Organizer Pat Allbee said the group was meeting to honor women’s rights — human rights for women and the men who support them, those who made those rights happen and the next generation that will need them.

  6. | Posted: Jan 24 2017 - 6:37am

    NORTH HAWAII — North Hawaii welcomes the Year of the Rooster with dynamic drums, dancing and food at numerous free activities celebrating Chinese New Year and colorful Asian cultural traditions throughout the region beginning this Saturday.

  7. | Posted: Jan 24 2017 - 6:36am

    WAIMEA — The South Kohala Traffic Safety Committee’s motto is, “Drive safely, drive defensively!”

  8. | Posted: Jan 20 2017 - 1:15am

    WAIKOLOA VILLAGE — Hawaiian Island residents and visitors will have an opportunity to learn more about the state’s revered wiliwili and uhiuhi trees next Saturday at the 6th Annual Wiliwili Festival.

  9. | Posted: Jan 20 2017 - 1:00am

    KOHALA — If ever there was an extreme sport tailor-made for the terrain of Hawaii Island – besides the Ironman – it would be downhill longboard skateboarding.

  10. | Posted: Jan 20 2017 - 12:30am

    WAIMEA — In the spirit of service for the Martin Luther King holiday, the Lanakila Park gazebo received a well-deserved facelift on Sunday.

  11. | Posted: Jan 17 2017 - 8:46am

    WAIMEA — As Inauguration Day fast approaches, North Hawaii residents are standing their ground with President-elect Donald Trump on statements he first made in 2015.

  12. | Posted: Jan 17 2017 - 1:00am

    WAIMEA — Waimea is known for its small-town feel and friendly neighbors. Stopping traffic to wave another driver onto Kawaihae Road happens daily, as well as other small acts of kindness.

  13. | Posted: Jan 17 2017 - 12:30am

    KOHALA — Through support and funding from the North Kohala Student Cultural Enrichment Program (NKSCEP), 5th graders from Kohala Elementary School took an educational excursion to Mahukona Warehouse in late October to see the Makali’i, a renowned Hawaiian voyaging canoe that is currently undergoing extensive modifications to enable it to sail for another 20 years.

  14. | Posted: Jan 13 2017 - 9:24am

    WAIMEA — This year, Kanu o ka Aina graduates Kaniela Anakalea-Buckley and Lei’ohu Colburn will step into leadership roles at the 11th annual Ka Moku o Keawe Makahiki in Waimea. The two grew up practicing for the games — an intergenerational rite of passage for students who begin participating when they enter school.

  15. | Posted: Jan 13 2017 - 9:23am

    WAIMEA — As most pet owners will tell you, dogs and cats make them happy. And now there is a growing body of scientific research that shows animals can make a person healthier as well, which explains the growing use of pet therapy animals.