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Spicing things up: Spicy Ninja Sauce among semifinalists in HIplan competition

| | Oct 16 2017 - 1:15am | Comments

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.

  1. | Posted: Dec 7 2016 - 11:41am

    WAIMEA — Tucked behind a storefront, quietly hidden from Kawaihae Road, sits Kamuela Inn. The historic property, positioned on nearly two acres, opened in the early 1960s but lost its luster over the last decade. New local owners, Melinda Holt and Tim Bostock, came to the rescue last year with a vision and an eye for design. Renovations are now underway, bringing a refreshing, clean, modern look to the inn.

  2. | Posted: Dec 7 2016 - 11:41am

    PAAUILO — Hawaii imports 80-90 percent of the food eaten here every day. And every day, people like Mike Amado of Hawaii Island Meat Cooperative are working on ways to promote and enhance local agriculture. Their new mobile slaughter unit (MSU) is just one part of a comprehensive vision to help small and mid-size ranches process the meat they raise safely and affordably.

  3. | Posted: Dec 7 2016 - 11:40am

    As I start to write today’s column the warning sirens are sounding the upcoming storms! I must keep saying to myself: Auwe! Auwe! This so reminds me of my Texas grandpappy’s favorite saying when we awaited the storms and tornadoes at home: “Honey, if we gonna pi— on Mother Earth, she gonna pi— on us!” Now, some healthy suggestions to keep you busy: Pick a foreign accent and talk in it all day! … Learn the Morse code! … Build a fort out of tissue and toilet paper rolls! … Become a ventriloquist! … Make a macaroni sculpture! … Practice exotic bird calls. … And the grand finale: Draw happy faces on your toes!

  4. | Posted: Dec 7 2016 - 11:39am

    WAIMEA — How to increase food security and support local food production in Hawaii is a topic that’s on nearly everyone’s plate these days.

  5. | Posted: Dec 7 2016 - 11:36am

    WAIMEA — Dozens of paniolo of all ages will take to the streets for the 41st annual Paniolo Parade on Sept. 17. Beginning at 10 a.m., the parade starts at Church Row Park and continues through Waimea Town to Waimea Park featuring proud pau units adorned with colorful lei decorations.

  6. | Posted: Dec 7 2016 - 11:33am

    WAIMEA — Bronson Bruno has a busy schedule.

  7. | Posted: Dec 7 2016 - 11:30am

    How does a living will differ from a normal will?

  8. | Posted: Dec 7 2016 - 11:30am

    WAIKOLOA — Cissy Zhang thinks her recipe has a good chance of winning this year.

  9. Posted: Sep 30 2016 - 9:42am

    Free demonstration of traditional art of Hawaiian quilting

  10. Posted: Jul 22 2016 - 12:06am

    Local food producers have until July 31 to submit an application to participate in the Sept. 9 Taste of the Hawaiian Range and Agricultural Festival at the Hilton Waikoloa Village.

  11. | Posted: Jul 5 2016 - 12:06am

    WAIMEA — Registration is now open for the second annual Hawaii Island Women’s Leadership Summit, a conference that aims to empower and advance women on the Big Island.

  12. | Posted: Jul 5 2016 - 12:06am

    Happy hounds frolicking, running and jumping off-leash may soon be a familiar sight in Waikoloa Village.

  13. | Posted: Jul 5 2016 - 12:06am

    Sorry folks, but Trump is in the dumps. What do you expect if 70 percent of Americans don’t like you? Now, where did I get that number? I made it up! One solution: Dump Trump!

  14. | Posted: Jul 5 2016 - 12:06am

    WAIMEA — What do a doctor and a farmer have in common? Both work long hours and deal with a variety of ailments.

  15. Posted: Jul 5 2016 - 12:05am

    North Kohala Library is hosting family night on July 11 with a free showing of “Star Wars, the Force Awakens.”