About Town 11-27-12


Police meeting slated in Waimea

The Hawaii Police Department will hold a community meeting from noon to 2 p.m. Friday at the Waimea Community Center. The purpose of the meeting is to allow the public to meet the department’s command staff and discuss concerns with the police chief and commanders who oversee South Kohala District police operations.

To aid police commanders in focusing on specific concerns, police request participation be limited to those who live or work in the South Kohala District. Those interested in participating but unable to attend may email their concerns or comments to copsysop@co.hawaii.hi.us.

For more information, call Capt. Aimee Wana at 887-3080, or stop by the South Kohala police station in Waimea.

University of the Nations celebrates Christmas

University of the Nations will host a Christmas Celebration from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The free event will feature a story book film festival, arts and crafts vendors, concerts, dance performances and campus tours.

The celebration continues from 2 to 9 p.m. Sunday with concerts with something for everyone — music, singing, dancing, cultural performance, bands, choirs and carol singing; a StoryHouse Film Fest including a 6:30 p.m. premier of “Walter’s Flying Bus,” a 15-minute animated children’s film; a free kite making and decorating opportunity for children; a live Nativity scene with baby lambs; arts, crafts and a variety of stalls; and free children’s activities and campus tours.