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Anuenue Playground build week approaches: More than 60 volunteers and team leaders still needed in various capacities per shift

| | Sep 19 2017 - 1:15am | Comments

WAIMEA — In just over a month from now, hundreds of volunteer hands at all skill levels will be working in sync to build a new state-of-the-art Waimea playground in seven days.

  1. | Posted: May 30 2017 - 1:15am

    WAIMEA — Retired U.S. Sen. Daniel K. Akaka worked tirelessly to protect the state’s natural and cultural resources.

  2. | Posted: May 30 2017 - 1:00am

    HAWI — From a ladder outside Sweet Potato Kitchen’s new location, Sean James could be heard adjusting two large signs as he hung them last Tuesday over the newly painted front doors. Once centered, he called the owner, Susan Alexy, outside for approval.

  3. | Posted: May 30 2017 - 12:45am

    WAIMEA — Through a competitive application process, Thelma Parker Memorial Public Library has been selected to be part of NASA My Library, an initiative to engage public audiences nationwide in informal and lifelong learning with the excitement of NASA exploration and discovery.

  4. Posted: May 30 2017 - 12:20am

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  5. | Posted: May 26 2017 - 1:15am

    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.

  6. | Posted: May 26 2017 - 1:00am

    WAIMEA — Waimea Elementary fourth-grader Kennedi Magaoay took a journey last month that no one her age has ever taken before. She was the youngest member of Hokulea’s Hawaii land-based crew to meet the voyagers in Raiatea — the second largest of the Society Islands after Tahiti in French Polynesia — during their two-week visit to the area April 15-May 1.

  7. | Posted: May 26 2017 - 12:45am

    HONOKAA — After assessment of The Exclusive Addiction Treatment Center, Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) gave high compliments to the Hawaii drug and alcohol rehab. National accreditation surveyor Mark Henning recently conducted a three-day survey of the holistic drug addiction treatment center as part of the accreditation process.

  8. | Posted: May 24 2017 - 9:29am

    Editor’s Note: This is part one of a two-part series on how the homeless population in Waimea and throughout North Hawaii is growing. Part one deals with real-life homeless people and how politicians are looking at the problem. Part two on Friday will address treatments for the social disorder in North Hawaii.

  9. | Posted: May 23 2017 - 1:00am

    HAWI — The Hands of Tibet, an online business and store in Honokaa that added a shop in Hawi last December, is all about connections — connections within communities and across the planet.

  10. | Posted: May 23 2017 - 12:55am

    WAIMEA — A groundbreaking ceremony with a Hawaiian blessing was held April 26 for The Kamuela Kitchen and Coffee Bar, a new sandwich shop scheduled to open in Waimea later this year.

  11. | Posted: May 19 2017 - 1:15am

    NORTH HAWAII — Most Hawaii residents cringe when they see their electric bill each month, but two options may save them between $20 and $100 or more during the same time period.

  12. | Posted: May 19 2017 - 1:00am

    HONOKAA — Say “Salvation Army” and most people think of red kettles, bell ringers and thrift stores.

  13. | Posted: May 19 2017 - 12:45am

    KOHALA COAST — Gently used furniture and an eager group of employees looking for a bargain made the recipe for a generous donation.

  14. | Posted: May 19 2017 - 12:30am

    HONOKAA — The Hawaii Saddle Club is proud to present the Memorial Weekend Scholarship Rodeo at Honokaa Rose Andrade Correia Stadium rodeo arena May 27-29.

  15. | Posted: May 19 2017 - 12:20am

    KOHALA — Earlier this month, St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church in Kapaau became the second faith-based organization in North Hawaii to become Blue Zones Project Approved.