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A pavilion with a view: Kailapa Community expands, one project at a time

| | Mar 28 2017 - 1:15am | Comments

KAWAIHAE — The scenic 180-degree view from the soon-to-be-finished pavilion at Kailapa Hawaiian Homestead resembles what a guest would see from the lanai of an oceanfront suite at one of the resorts along the Kohala Coast.

  1. | Posted: Mar 3 2017 - 1:05am

    WAIMEA — Waimea Arts Council, located at the Firehouse Gallery in the center of town, celebrates National Youth Art Month in March with the 33rd Annual Na Opio Youth Art Show and Competition. The show features young artists from grades 6-12 from schools and home schooled students in the North and South Kohala and Hamakua districts.

  2. | Posted: Mar 3 2017 - 1:00am

    WAIMEA — It is said that every toastmaster’s journey begins with a single speech.

  3. | Posted: Mar 3 2017 - 1:00am

    KAPAAU — From June 5-10 the Hawaii Institute of Pacific Agriculture will hold its first week-long immersion retreat focusing agriculture, plant medicine, nutrition and health at the working farm campus.

  4. | Posted: Mar 3 2017 - 12:45am

    What happens if I die without a will?

  5. | Posted: Mar 3 2017 - 12:40am

    WAIMEA — “Peace-Love-Ukulele: Make a Better Place for You and for Me” is the theme of Hawaii Preparatory Academy’s 24th Annual Ukulele Festival. The show, which is free and open to the public, begins at 7 p.m. this Saturday night at the school’s Gates Performing Arts Center on the Upper Campus.

  6. | Posted: Mar 3 2017 - 12:35am

    MAUNA LANI — The community is invited to the first annual Moonlight Mele Jazz Concert on March 10 from 6-7 p.m. at The Shops at Mauna Lani. The free event features the musical stylings of nationally-recognized Honokaa High School Jazz Band.

  7. | Posted: Mar 3 2017 - 12:30am

    HONOKAA — Zhanelyn Cacho, a junior at Honokaa High School, came in first place in the state Hawaii HOSA competition on Oahu Feb. 23 and 24. She participated on the Kau team because Honokaa does not have their own chapter currently.

  8. Posted: Mar 3 2017 - 12:25am

    As part of a new weekly series, The Shops at Mauna Lani is partnering with Dance 4 Action to premiere weekly Zumba Fitness classes on March 5. Dance 4 Action combines Zumba and fundraising for community nonprofits on Hawaii Island.

  9. Posted: Mar 3 2017 - 12:20am

    Rose Cottage in Waimea is the setting for the gathering this Sunday that focuses on sitting, walking meditation, talk and dialogue/inquiry. Experienced and beginning meditators are welcome. Meditation guidance is offered.

  10. Posted: Mar 3 2017 - 12:15am

    Kuʻulei Keakealani, a Hawaiian speaker and storyteller who has deep ties through her family and research, will present a series of free talk-story classes about the most celebrated places in old Hawaii, and stories or legends about them. The series kicks off this Tuesday from 4-5:30 p.m. in Waimea Middle School’s L03A classroom. Future Tuesdays are March 14, 28, April 4, 11, 18 and 25.

  11. Posted: Mar 3 2017 - 12:10am

    Residents are invited to attend a community meeting to learn more about new medical and dental services offered at the Center. The meeting will be held at at 6:30 p.m. on March 7 in the Waikoloa Elementary School cafeteria.

  12. Posted: Mar 3 2017 - 12:05am

    The park and beach will be closed for routine cleaning all day March 8 and 9 to maintain and repair the high-use facility without exposing park patrons to potential hazards associated with large-scale maintenance.

  13. | Posted: Feb 28 2017 - 1:15am

    KOHALA — House Bill 2 gained more traction last week as it passed review by the Agriculture and Judiciary Committees. It will head for a vote on the floor of the Hawaii House of Representatives this Thursday or Friday. If approved, the bill will proceed to the State Senate sometime after March 9.

  14. | Posted: Feb 28 2017 - 1:10am

    WAIMEA — Sixty Kanu o ka Aina students in grades 9-12 were introduced to a new program on Friday that will added to the 2017-2018 school year this fall.

  15. | Posted: Feb 28 2017 - 1:05am

    PUAKO — Last Sunday, the Hokuloa United Church of Christ held a “Service of Recognition” for Reverend John Hoover, best known as Pastor John, for 26 years he has devoted to the church as well as his tireless efforts within the Puako community and South Kohala.