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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: Dec 7 2016 - 12:31pm

    WAIKOLOA — With three big community events sponsored by Friends of the Library — Waikoloa Region (FL-WR) each fall, it’s hard to believe it is the only town in North Hawaii without a library. But devoted residents host fundraisers to encourage the love of books and learning in their community regardless.

  2. | Posted: Dec 7 2016 - 12:30pm

    KAPAAU — Each fall for the last seven years, the rich agricultural heritage of Kohala has been celebrated at the annual Kohala Aina Festival. Presented by the Hawaii Institute of Pacific Agriculture (HiP Agriculture), this year the festival continues in Kapaau on Nov. 12 at Inhabit Farms.

  3. | Posted: Dec 7 2016 - 12:27pm

    WAIMEA — Rains and wind scour Hawaii Island and Makalii rises in the east at sunset. Lono is afoot. The Makahiki season, a time for connection and rejuvenation, has arrived.

  4. | Posted: Dec 7 2016 - 12:27pm

    WAIKOLOA — Each October, Global Month of Service allows Hilton Grand Vacations, Waikoloa Resorts employees to take their hospitality skills into the community and make a positive impact in their neighborhoods.

  5. | Posted: Dec 7 2016 - 12:26pm

    KAWAIHAE — The multi-flavored, rainbow-colored frozen icon of Hawaii’s modern food culture all started with the arrival of one essential ingredient: ice. Since it first came by ship in 1850, the coolest treat in Hawaii has evolved from 1,400-year-old Japanese “kokigori” to a local food tradition updated for today.

  6. | Posted: Dec 7 2016 - 12:03pm

    OK, folks … one week from today we are done! Election is in the past and I am sooooo relieved. I have just about run out of funny rants and it is just a matter of celebration time! … and don’t try and guess what I know I will be celebrating!

  7. Posted: Dec 7 2016 - 12:02pm

    Beginner’s Yoga class will be from 4—5 p.m. on Nov. 8 with Kiyomi Falcon. It has both preventive and therapeutic benefits, relieving chronic stress and muscle strain, while relaxing mind and body.

  8. | 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.

  9. | 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.

  10. | 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!

  11. | 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.

  12. | 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.

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

    WAIMEA — Bronson Bruno has a busy schedule.

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

    How does a living will differ from a normal will?

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

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