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A labor of love: Hamakua Youth Center set to expand, meet after-school needs

| | Apr 28 2017 - 2:12am | Comments

HONOKAA — For nearly a decade the Hamakua Youth Center has served the youth of Honokaa, providing a safe haven where children ages 6-18 can go after school while their parents are at work.

  1. Posted: Mar 31 2017 - 12:05am

    Anyone interested is invited to attend the April 8 monthly gathering. It will be held in the meeting room at Thelma Parker Memorial Library from 9:30 a.m.-noon. It will begin with a business meeting, followed by show-and-tell to share new ideas and techniques.

  2. | Posted: Mar 28 2017 - 1:15am

    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.

  3. | Posted: Mar 28 2017 - 1:00am

    WAIMEA — The Royal Order of Kamehameha I, Moku O Kohala will present their annual scholarship fundraising concert at the Kahilu Theater on April 9 from 2-5 p.m.

  4. | Posted: Mar 28 2017 - 12:50am

    Kohala Officer of the Quarter honored

  5. | Posted: Mar 28 2017 - 12:45am

    HONOKAA — Last Thursday, Kehani Domingo-Carafelli and Saida May Nguyen were neck to neck in a game for more than an hour. The 5-year-olds never lost their concentration, even while giggling in between turns.

  6. | Posted: Mar 28 2017 - 12:40am

    Welcome to spring on the Big Island. Yes, Hawaii does have an allergy season, especially when mango and avocado trees are in bloom, and mold spores, ragweed and grass pollens fill the air. With allergy season come annoying and embarrassing symptoms of swollen, itchy eyes, ears and throat, and runny nose. Further symptoms of headaches, irritability and interrupted sleep make it hard to concentrate. This constellation of symptoms is most often known as allergic rhinitis.

  7. | Posted: Mar 28 2017 - 12:35am

    Let’s start with some nonsense! How do you spell political nonsense? Yep, for Republican or Democratic the answer is B.S.! The Brookings Institute says 15 million will loose coverage over the next 10 years. Republican leadership (is that an oxymoron?) says no one will lose coverage under the “new ACA!” Congressional Bridge Office (nonpartisan) estimated 24 million would lose coverage within a decade, while reducing taxes for the rich and saving the treasury billions in subsidies. Enough bad news? Only LOLs … and more LOLs!

  8. Posted: Mar 28 2017 - 12:30am

    Yoga Basics with Janet Lam will meet April 3 and 10 from 8—9 a.m. Start your week feeling balanced, flexible and strong. This class includes fundamental yoga poses, and although not specifically a beginner’s class, the movement sequence can easily accommodate students new to yoga or returning to a yoga practice.

  9. | Posted: Mar 28 2017 - 12:25am

    HONOKAA — This Thursday through Sunday, Honokaa High School Jazz Band will perform on Maui and Lanai to celebrate National Jazz Appreciation Month, which culminates in the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s (UNESCO) International Jazz Day on April 30.

  10. | Posted: Mar 28 2017 - 12:20am

    KOHALA COAST — Students from public, private, parochial and home schools all over the the island will test their knowledge tomorrow at the 28th Annual Big Island Newbery Quiz Bowl. Held this year at Hapuna Beach Prince Resort, 21 five-member teams in grades 4-7 will compete beginning at 9:30 a.m.

  11. Posted: Mar 28 2017 - 12:10am

    ‘This Changes Everything’ on April 2

  12. Posted: Mar 28 2017 - 12:05am

    Seed saving event offered in Kohala

  13. | Posted: Mar 24 2017 - 1:15am

    WAIMEA — Dr. Peter In has been a psychiatrist in the same Waimea office complex since 1978. Although he has attempted to retire over the past five years, with more than 1,100 patients and not enough doctors to go around, the demand has been too great.

  14. | Posted: Mar 24 2017 - 1:00am

    WAIMEA — On Saturday mornings, especially December through early March, residents serious about peppers and tomatoes line up as much as a half-hour before Waimea Town Market at Parker School opens, all in an effort to get first dibs on the produce at Susan Hamilton’s Hawaiian B Natural Farms, Inc. booth.

  15. | Posted: Mar 24 2017 - 12:45am

    WAIMEA — Last month, two ob-gyns and a nurse midwife joined the North Hawaii Community Hospital team. All three work in The Women’s Center, part of the hospital’s North Hawaii Health and Wellness outpatient facility.