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Reliving the elegance of old Hawaii: Waimea Hawaiian Homesteaders Association’s 5th Annual Kuhio Ball

| | Mar 21 2017 - 3:46pm | Comments

WAIMEA — The Waimea Hawaiian Homesteaders Association’s fifth Annual Kuhio Ball will take place March 26 from 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at Pukalani Stables. The event is held in honor of Prince Kuhio Kalanianaole, whose love for the land and the Hawaiian people inspired him to spearhead the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act of 1921.

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    NORTH HAWAII — Many envision Thanksgiving as a special day with family and friends, complete with a large roasted turkey, bowls of stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, cranberry sauce and a variety of pies and favorite desserts. But some North Hawaii residents choose to spend the day helping to feed others.

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    WAIMEA — An 8-foot, round mango table was donated to West Hawaii Mediation Center (WHMC) last week as part of a collaborative effort among six caring residents. Their goal was to make resolutions easier than ever.

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    WAIMEA — In 1959, Bernard Nogues, a 20-year-old student from Paris, set sail for America. It was a nine-day trip aboard a small Victory ship but worth it, considering the life-long adventure he found waiting on the other side.

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