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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: May 26 2017 - 12:20am

    For nearly two decades, Tutu & Me Traveling Preschool has been provided a free, innovative program for keiki and their ohana statewide. To show support and mahalo for this, caregivers of the Waimea and Kohala sites will hold a sign waiving at noon this Tuesday on Church Row in Waimea.

  2. Posted: May 26 2017 - 12:15am

    As part of Little Fir Ants initiatives underway in North Kohala, Stop LFA Kohala is a new group designed to raise community awareness about LFA outbreaks in the region, give a practical understanding about how to protect owners’ properties, and provide information about state and county public resources.

  3. Posted: May 26 2017 - 12:10am

    From 5:30-9:30 p.m. next Saturday at Kawaihae Harbor, the event will include dinner, country music by Patio Productions starring Willie-Joe Camara and Damien DeMello, a silent auction and dancing under the stars.

  4. Posted: May 26 2017 - 12:05am

    Na Imi Ike, a Hawaiian language study group, will continue to meet from 3:30-4:30 each Thursday through the summer at North Kohala Public Library. All ages and skill levels are invited to join the study group which is coordinated by Kamehameha Preschool teacher Jesse Lucas.

  5. | Posted: May 24 2017 - 9:29am

    Editor’s Note: This is part one of a two-part series on how the homeless population in Waimea and throughout North Hawaii is growing. Part one deals with real-life homeless people and how politicians are looking at the problem. Part two on Friday will address treatments for the social disorder in North Hawaii.

  6. | Posted: May 23 2017 - 1:00am

    HAWI — The Hands of Tibet, an online business and store in Honokaa that added a shop in Hawi last December, is all about connections — connections within communities and across the planet.

  7. | Posted: May 23 2017 - 12:55am

    WAIMEA — A groundbreaking ceremony with a Hawaiian blessing was held April 26 for The Kamuela Kitchen and Coffee Bar, a new sandwich shop scheduled to open in Waimea later this year.

  8. | Posted: May 23 2017 - 12:50am

    Aloha, my laughing friends. Let’s get the one political laugh done, even though I could do an entire column with political jokes or goofs. Here it comes … As the British have said: The American political staff are jumping ship so fast they are leaving the rats gaping and applauding. You seafaring folks will understand this “classic” about the sinking ship!

  9. Posted: May 23 2017 - 12:45am

    Diabetes Self-Management program will be offered from 1-3 p.m. May 30, and 9-11:30 a.m. June 6, 13, 20, 27 and July 11. If you live in North Hawaii and have been diagnosed with diabetes, Hawaii County Office of Aging is sponsoring the Better Choices, Better Health program. The six- week series is designed to help residents learn how to live healthier and better manage their condition. The program teaches participants goal setting, fitness and exercise, medication management, effective communication, healthy eating, how to relax and ways to evaluate new treatments. These classes have been made possible through Older Americans Act Title III funding from Hawaii State Executive Office on Aging and the Hawaii County Office of Aging. To learn more or to sign up for the program, call Kahealani Wakinekona at 895-9068 or email kahealani@kidneyhi.org.

  10. | Posted: May 23 2017 - 12:40am

    KOHALA COAST — Twenty-one Hawaii Preparatory Academy seniors, along with their teachers, Hapuna Beach State Park staff and Keep Puako Beautiful volunteers, participated in a beach cleanup at the Hapuna Beach State Recreational area last Tuesday.

  11. | Posted: May 23 2017 - 12:35am

    WAIMEA — Sidney Vermeulen, a senior at Hawaii Preparatory Academy, was named one of 723 semifinalists to advance in the final round of the 2017 U.S. Presidential Scholars competition.

  12. Posted: May 23 2017 - 12:30am

    Emily Johnson, the child of Scott and Zoe Johnson of Waimea, graduated cum laude from Macalester College on May 13. She received a liberal arts degree in biology and is a Hawaii Preparatory Academy alum.

  13. | Posted: May 23 2017 - 12:25am

    WAIMEA — Waimea Country School warmly welcomes Will Sanchez as the new kindergarten/first-grade multi-age teacher beginning in the 2017/2018 school year. He will replace Marcie Neubecker, one of the small school’s three full-time faculty, who is leaving the position after 11 years on staff.

  14. Posted: May 23 2017 - 12:20am

    Waimea Bon-yu Kai Bonsai Club Exhibition returns

  15. Posted: May 23 2017 - 12:15am

    WCA meeting set for June 1