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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: Jul 28 2017 - 1:00am

    WAIMEA — North Hawaii community members from Waimea, Paauilo, Honokaa, Kohala and Waikoloa will unite to fight cancer with a fundraiser to create cancer awareness and educate everyone on the disease from noon–10 p.m. Aug. 19 at the Waimea Ball Park.

  2. | Posted: Jul 28 2017 - 12:45am

    WAIKOLOA VILLAGE — Tickets are on sale for the Big Island Ohana Fest, a drug- and alcohol-free, three-day music festival coming to Waikoloa Stables Aug. 25-27. Mele with the Mountains is the theme for the family friendly event.

  3. | Posted: Jul 28 2017 - 12:35am

    HAWI — A public information meeting has been confirmed for 5:30 p.m. Aug. 16 at the Kohala Village Hub barn in Hawi to initiate the North Kohala Agricultural Water Study. The meeting is sponsored by DLNR and Sen. Lorraine Inouye.

  4. | Posted: Jul 28 2017 - 12:30am

    HONOKAA — If a family member has diabetes, you may too. Not knowing can greatly increase health risks.

  5. | Posted: Jul 25 2017 - 5:50am

    WAIMEA — Darlene Turner first thought she had rat lungworm disease (RLWD) on Oct. 18, 2015.

  6. | Posted: Jul 25 2017 - 1:00am

    WAIMEA — Like Moana, the fearless seafaring heroine of Disney’s recent movie, students of Waimea Elementary School may have wondered how far they could go — perhaps as voyagers, athletes, artists or musicians.

  7. | Posted: Jul 23 2017 - 4:01pm

    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.

  8. | Posted: Jul 21 2017 - 1:00am

    WAIMEA — North Hawaii Community Hospital will host Kukulu Ola Hou, a Native Hawaiian medicine seminar for health care providers, on Wednesday from 5– 6:30 p.m. in the hospital’s Mauna Kea-Mauna Loa room. This free seminar is open to health care providers from throughout the island.

  9. | Posted: Jul 20 2017 - 9:16am

    WAIMEA — As part of the HI-MEET teacher training next week at Waimea Middle School, Dr. Chip Fletcher from UH-Manoa will present a compelling climate change talk open to the public from 3–5 p.m. July 25 at Waimea Elementary School’s cafeteria. The talk will also be broadcast live on The Kohala Center’s Facebook page.

  10. | Posted: Jul 18 2017 - 9:22am

    WAIMEA — Last Monday, Sandwich Isle Bread Company quietly opened the doors of their new bakery, forging a link in Waimea’s food chain and filling the air with seductive scents of fresh bread, hot coffee and croissants.

  11. | Posted: Jul 18 2017 - 9:14am

    WAIMEA — While the annual Daniel R. Sayre Foundation annual fundraising events have brought in $1.75 million over the past 20 years, Waikii Ranch residents Hazel Aker and neighbors teamed up with the organization’s founders, Laura and Frank Sayre, last Saturday to host a new charity event for the same worthy cause.

  12. | Posted: Jul 18 2017 - 1:15am

    KAPAAU — Pololu Valley Lookout draws thousands of tourists to the northernmost point of Hawaii Island each year, with dramatic views of the verdant valley and black sand beach below.

  13. | Posted: Jul 14 2017 - 8:15am

    WAIMEA — The Big Island Giving Tree (BIGT) and Auto Body Hawaii have worked hand-in-hand in the past, providing used cars to families in need at no cost. This week, “give and ye shall receive” came true when least expected.

  14. | Posted: Jul 14 2017 - 8:09am

    WAIMEA — Trisha, Hunter and Jaydon Tripp have volunteered at Waimea’s annual school supply drive each year since it began in 2014. This year is no different.

  15. | Posted: Jul 14 2017 - 12:45am

    WEST HAWAII — Reverend Sonam Wangdi Bhutia, a Tibetan monk and founder of Nepal’s first Hongwanji Buddhist temple, helped create a thriving new Buddhist community in Kathmandu. This Saturday and Sunday, he will talk about his dramatic personal journey in three Hawaii Island locations as part of the Buddhist Study Center’s 40-year-old summer education series.