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Till the cows come home Mealani Experiment Station provides valuable cattle grazing and genetics research

| | Apr 25 2017 - 1:15am | Comments

WAIMEA — Since March 26, Marla Fergerstrom has spent the vast majority of her time checking expecting cows and helping with their births.

  1. Posted: Jan 10 2017 - 12:25am

    Hawaii Preparatory Academy’s book club will meet at 7 p.m. in the Ko Kakou Student Union, Upper Campus.

  2. Posted: Jan 10 2017 - 12:20am

    On Feb. 8-12, the 8th annual conference will be held for the second year in a row on Hawaii Island. The event includes a three-day conference and the Seaglass Festival on the final day.

  3. | Posted: Jan 6 2017 - 11:14am

    WAIMEA — Anticipation has been building among collectors the last few weeks as the opening of the Annual Hawaii Wood Guild Invitational Masters Show fast approaches. Now in its seventh year at Isaacs Art Center, the display will feature of some of the most exquisite handcrafted furniture, sculptures and wood turning made on the Big Island beginning Jan. 14.

  4. Posted: Jan 6 2017 - 10:32am

    The park and beach will be closed for routine cleaning all day Jan. 11 and 12 as part of monthly closures to maintain and repair high-use parks without exposing park patrons to potential hazards associated with large-scale maintenance.

  5. Posted: Jan 6 2017 - 10:32am

    The Waimea Ballroom Dance Club will hold its first set of weekly foxtrot lessons for the New Year on Jan. 9 at Kahilu Town Hall. No partner is necessary.

  6. Posted: Jan 6 2017 - 10:31am

    The group will meet at 4 p.m. at the Waimea Civic Center Conference Room near the Courts and Police Station. Meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of each month.

  7. Posted: Jan 6 2017 - 10:30am

    In preparation for the annual event, participants can learn or strengthen their games knowledge and expertise at a free community session from 3:30-5 p.m. on Jan. 10 at Waimea Park.

  8. Posted: Jan 6 2017 - 10:29am

    From 5:30-7 p.m. on Jan. 11 and 25, all are welcome to attend the meetings held the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month at Hualalai conference room at Keck Observatory.

  9. Posted: Jan 6 2017 - 10:28am

    Residents can experience the unparalleled sounds of a genuine Stradivarius violin at a one-time performance on Jan. 12 at 6 p.m. at Hi’ilani Ecohouse in Honokaa.

  10. Posted: Jan 6 2017 - 10:28am

    A free training session on the basics of QuickBooks for farmers and food producers will be held on Jan. 25 from 4-6 p.m. at North Hawaii Education &Research Center in Honokaa. Space is limited.

  11. | Posted: Jan 6 2017 - 10:27am

    WAIMEA — On Dec. 8, representatives from Hawaii Preparatory Academy’s upper school student council presented a gift of $500 to the North Hawaii Community Hospital (NHCH) Cancer Center in support of breast cancer research.

  12. | Posted: Jan 6 2017 - 10:26am

    Question: Who will pay my debts after I die?

  13. | Posted: Jan 6 2017 - 10:25am

    KAMUELA — New and aspiring farmers and ranchers on Hawaii Island can choose from two comprehensive courses launched by The Kohala Center in early 2017.

  14. Posted: Jan 4 2017 - 10:55am

    Earlier this month, the hotel partnered with Kona Brewing Co. in the dining outlet. They offer a wide variety of local craft beers on draught, as well as several domestic and international favorites.

  15. | Posted: Jan 3 2017 - 11:32am

    HAMAKUA — Large trucks barreling down Kawaihae Road, piled high with eucalyptus logs grown on the Hamakua Coast and exported to China, have ceased — at least temporarily.