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| | Jul 25 2017 - 5:50am | Comments

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

  1. | 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.

  2. | Posted: Jul 14 2017 - 12:35am

    WAIMEA — North Hawaii Community Hospital (NHCH) will host a support group for cancer patients from throughout Hawaii Island, as well as their families and caregivers, starting next Thursday.

  3. | Posted: Jul 14 2017 - 12:30am

    When I made the choice to move to Waimea in 2001, I was full of enthusiasm about the dream of opening an adult day care center. I was single, in my late 20s, and focused on this new chapter that revolved completely around my career. I accepted that living in a small town on an island way out in the Pacific was likely eliminating my chances of having friends in close proximity who truly understood me, let alone a husband, in order to pursue my dream.

  4. Posted: Jul 14 2017 - 12:27am

    Waimea Elementary School is always on the lookout for volunteers who enjoy reading or math, working with children 5-10 years of age and have an hour or more free during the week.

  5. Posted: Jul 14 2017 - 12:25am

    From 3-4 p.m. next Thursday, all patrons of Thelma Parker Memorial Library are encouraged to attend the annual meeting in the library community room. An election of officers will be held followed by a short meeting.

  6. Posted: Jul 14 2017 - 12:20am

    This Thursday, join the grassroots community potluck from 6-8 p.m. at NHERC in Honokaa. The purpose is to support sustainability and expand connections within the Hamakua community. It is open to anyone interested.

  7. Posted: Jul 14 2017 - 12:15am

    At dusk on July 22, families can see the free animated movie outdoors in Waikoloa Resort’s Coronation Pavilion as part of the monthly “Movies Under the Stars” series.

  8. Posted: Jul 14 2017 - 12:10am

    The Kohala Hospital Charitable Foundation (KHCF) will host the event from 1-5 p.m. July 29 at Kahua Ranch. It will feature food, music and dancing, as well as a live auction. Entertainment will include performances by Lorenzo’s Army and Bad Papa.

  9. Posted: Jul 14 2017 - 12:05am

    The Okinawan taiko drumming group will hold a fundraiser and show from 10 a.m.–3 p.m. July 29 at Mana Christian Ohana in Waimea, behind Kahilu Theatre. Crafts, baked goods, plants, food and a silent auction will be offered.

  10. | Posted: Jul 13 2017 - 3:42pm

    WAIMEA — Tucked between Buster Brown and Puu Ki on Kohala Mountain sit two working reservoirs that support approximately 4,000 service connections in Waimea, Ahualoa, upper portions of Kalopa, Pohakea and Waiemi subdivision above Kawaihae.

  11. | Posted: Jul 11 2017 - 1:00am

    WAIMEA — Merriman’s Restaurant Waimea is pleased to announce the 2017-2018 recipients of the annual Merriman’s Culinary Scholarship. Culinary students Damien Robledo and Kaitlyn Silva, attending Hawaii Community College at Hilo, have each been awarded $1,300.

  12. | Posted: Jul 11 2017 - 12:42am

    Aloha everyone.

  13. | Posted: Jul 11 2017 - 12:40am

    Hope you all (y’all) had a wonderful 4th holiday and were able to see some over-the-ocean fireworks! Next holiday is Labor Day in early September, so you have plenty of “down time.” I was reminded early this morning that I don’t get “holiday” so best I get started with da “Ha-Ha’s!’

  14. Posted: Jul 11 2017 - 12:37am

    Diabetes Self-Management Program (DSMP) will meet from 9-11:30 a.m. July 18, 25 and Aug. 1, 8, 15 and 22 with Paul Strauss and Michelle Medeiros. This series of workshops is for people with diabetes or pre-diabetes, as well as their family members and caregivers. Presented once a week, over a six-week period, this interactive workshop will share practical skills for living a healthy, active and enjoyable life with diabetes. Advance registration is required. Email kahealani@kidneyhi.org or call Kahealani Wakinekona at 895-9068.

  15. | Posted: Jul 11 2017 - 12:35am

    WAIMEA — Head of School Robert McKendry recently announced two administrative appointments at Hawaii Preparatory Academy (HPA), effective July 1.