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Meeting every human need: The Salvation Army begins season of giving

| | Nov 20 2017 - 1:15am | Comments

NORTH HAWAII — “We go out prior to Thanksgiving and find people who most need a meal,” said Corps Sergeant Major Gary Todd, an eight-year veteran soldier with the Salvation Army of Hawaii, who — along with a squadron of 60-plus volunteers — delivers nearly 700 Thanksgiving dinners to grateful tables in Waimea, Waikoloa and Honokaa.

  1. Posted: Oct 23 2017 - 12:22am

    Aston Fitness Floor Work will be offered from noon-1:30 p.m. this Wednesday, with Judith Aston, a pioneer in the field of movement education and bodywork. Come and review or come and be new. Optimize daily actions applied to sitting, bending, lifting, walking and reaching. This class welcomes new and returning participants. A review of class content and new content will be presented. Space is limited. Registration is required by calling Tutu’s House at 885-6777.

  2. | Posted: Oct 23 2017 - 12:20am

    WAIMEA — Students in Parker School Dramatiques will present three performances of their upcoming show, “Mother Courage and her Children,” this Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the historic Parker School Theatre.

  3. Posted: Oct 23 2017 - 12:15am

    With an increase of student participation in multiple grades and events, the school’s track and field team is in need of equipment for training and practicing. Waimea Elementary needs hurdles, discuses, batons for relay races and shot put balls.

  4. Posted: Oct 23 2017 - 12:12am

    From 2-4 p.m. this Thursday, and the last Thursday of each month, cancer patients and their families are invited to attend the free group meeting. The gathering provides educational presentations on a variety of topics of interest, as well as an informal discussion in a relaxed and supportive environment.

  5. Posted: Oct 23 2017 - 12:10am

    Tickets are still available for the annual event sponsored by North Hawaii Rotary. Held from 5-8 p.m. this Friday at Pukalani Stables, the fundraiser supports many community projects, and will include onolicious foods, beer, costume contests, a silent auction benefiting Waimea Country School, music, dancing including the famous Chicken Dance and lots of fun.

  6. Posted: Oct 23 2017 - 12:08am

    The Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope (CFHT) and Keck Observatory are sponsoring the free Waimea Solar System Walk from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. this Saturday beginning at Keck Observatory Headquarters along Mamalahoa Highway and continuing to the CFHT offices. The walk turns Waimea into a scale model of the solar system with the sun at Keck and Pluto/dwarf planets at CFHT.

  7. Posted: Oct 23 2017 - 12:05am

    The Hawaii Island Landscape Association and University of Hawaii Cooperative Extension will host the seventh annual Landscape Management Conference and Trade Show Nov. 10 at Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel. The event provides practical management tools for professional landscape gardeners, nurserymen, arborists, tree trimmers and property managers, and is open to the public.

  8. | Posted: Oct 16 2017 - 1:15am

    HAWI — Similar to the reality show “Shark Tank,” 15 budding entrepreneurs on Hawaii Island will pitch their products to judges at Hawaii Island Business Plan Competition’s semifinals Saturday at Hale Iako in Kona.

  9. | Posted: Oct 16 2017 - 12:45am

    NORTH HAWAII — The Big Island Giving Tree is hosting a golf tournament Oct. 28 at Hapuna Beach Golf Course that will solely benefit Waimea resident Alana Lavaka and her five children.

  10. | Posted: Oct 16 2017 - 12:32am

    From 6-9 p.m. Oct. 27, Hamakua-Kohala Health will host the free Breast Cancer Awareness event at North Hawaii Education &Research Center.

  11. | Posted: Oct 16 2017 - 12:30am

    NORTH KOHALA — From 1-9 p.m. Nov. 5, Keiki Yoga Kohala will present its 5th annual one-day mini yoga retreat at Hawaii Island Retreat.

  12. | Posted: Oct 16 2017 - 12:27am

    I’ve always thought it would be fun to go through the fairy tales of our childhood and attempt to diagnose the key characters. With all of that huffing and puffing, it seems certain that the big bad wolf had some sort of lung issue, and for the purposes of this article, let’s call it asthma.

  13. | Posted: Oct 16 2017 - 12:25am

    Happy Day, my friends and readers. Today all political jokes will be hidden. Sooooo, how many can you find?

  14. Posted: Oct 16 2017 - 12:22am

    Cancer Support Group for Women will meet from 12:30—2 p.m. this Wednesday. Whether a survivor, currently in treatment, recently diagnosed, or coping with the effects of cancer on a loved one, all are invited to join this group to discover the power of healing through connection with others who share a common bond.

  15. | Posted: Oct 16 2017 - 12:20am

    WAIMEA — “Lessons from the Earth” and “Small Kid Time: Waimea School House Stories,” two books created from two oral history projects conducted by Waimea Middle School students, are now available on