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Resurrecting Kapaau’s golf course: Plans delayed without equipment, donations sought

| | Jun 27 2017 - 1:15am | Comments

KAPAAU — With the closing of Waimea Country Club in 2012, and Big Island Country Club planning to go private in the foreseeable future, affordable golf options for North Hawaii locals and juniors have become few and far between.

  1. Posted: Jun 9 2017 - 12:20am

    From 3-4 p.m. on Saturdays, beginning June 24 and continuing through July 22, children ages 7-17 can get in the swing of things, learning how to best grip clubs, pitch, drive, put and everything in between. Taught at Waikoloa Village Golf Club, the classes are open to the public.

  2. Posted: Jun 9 2017 - 12:15am

    Did a prize Marlin and hunt for bighorn sheep on the Big Island lead to a literary classic and the Nobel Prize? Waikoloa Village resident and Hawaii Writers Guild president Ray Pace takes readers on a journey into the possibilities in his new newest book, released last week. It follows Ernest Hemingway and Martha Gellhorn during their visit to Hawaii on their way to China in early 1941.

  3. Posted: Jun 9 2017 - 12:10am

    The Ohio Air National Guard 178 Medic Group, in partnership with Hamakua-Kohala Health and AlohaCare, will provide free sports physicals, blood pressure checks, health screenings, TB testing, children’s physical exams, dental screenings, minor procedures and tobacco cessation information at three separate events in North Hawaii later this month. Additional health vendors will also provide information.

  4. Posted: Jun 9 2017 - 12:06am

    Beginning last Saturday, the market moved the lawn and gravel lot fronting Thelma Parker Memorial Gym and Library. Vendors continue to feature locally grown vegetables and fruit, prepared foods, flowers, lei, jams, mac nuts, coffee, teas and handmade gifts.

  5. | Posted: Jun 6 2017 - 3:29pm

    WAIMEA — Although North Hawaii Community Hospital is a blessing for patients, and one of the top employers in North Hawaii, the number of residents who work there has dropped over the last six months, with at least eight employees given notice or terminated since late March alone.

  6. | Posted: Jun 6 2017 - 1:00am

    WAIKOLOA — Hawaii kids ages 11-14 have been slipping, sliding and swinging their way to victory for nearly a month as competitors on Nickelodeon’s “Paradise Run” game show.

  7. | Posted: Jun 6 2017 - 12:45am

    WAIKOLOA VILLAGE — The Waikoloa Lions Club held their 12th annual Invitational golf tournament, silent auction and luncheon fundraiser May 27 at Waikoloa Village Golf Club. About 40 golfers competed for multiple prizes in addition to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place awards.

  8. | Posted: Jun 6 2017 - 12:35am

    Surely there is a good Portagee joke for what is happening with the Paris Climate Accord. A good friend of Frank Delima said to him, “No wonder dey got problems. The word is accordion!”

  9. Posted: Jun 6 2017 - 12:30am

    Fibromyalgia Help will meet from 10-11 a.m. June 14 with Carol Buck, patient and personal researcher. If you need help solving the many unusual problems that come with fibromyalgia, come talk story with Carol. Discover more about your condition so you can work more effectively with your physician.

  10. Posted: Jun 6 2017 - 12:29am

    Rocky Mountain College is pleased to announce the spring semester dean’s list that includes students who maintained a 3.60 to 3.99 GPA. Kamuela resident Dyllon Ching was among the students noted.

  11. Posted: Jun 6 2017 - 12:28am

    On May 13, on the Worcester Polytechnic Institute campus quadrangle, more than 1,000 bachelor’s degrees were awarded during the university’s 149th commencement ceremony. Amanda Agdeppa of Honokaa earned a bachelor of science degree in biomedical engineering, with high distinction.

  12. Posted: Jun 6 2017 - 12:27am

    Sarah Lynn Willey of Kamuela was awarded a bachelor of arts degree from Connecticut College at the 99th commencement ceremony May 21. She majored in biological sciences.

  13. Posted: Jun 6 2017 - 12:26am

    Culver-Stockton College proudly announced its honor roll for the spring 2017 semester last week, with Keana Kaohimaunu of Honokaa named to the list.

  14. Posted: Jun 6 2017 - 12:25am

    High school division state rodeo finals this week

  15. Posted: Jun 6 2017 - 12:20am

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