WAIMEA — On a sunny morning late last week, Raynard Mossman sat in his new apartment, taking stock of the clean, tidy surroundings. His new dining table with four plastic chairs, a small bookcase, bed, TV and miscellaneous kitchenware fit well into the 510-square-foot unit.
WAIMEA — The heavens gained a new voice in the choir Aug. 4, when Hawaii Island’s beloved “Aunty Marjie” Spencer passed away at the age of 93 after a life filled with family, music and many friends.
WAIKOLOA VILLAGE — On their first day back at school Friday, around 80 kindergarten students at Waikoloa Elementary &Middle School spent recess playing on the first and second graders’ playground.
WAIMEA — The juvenile collection at Thelma Parker Memorial Public and School Library of the Hawaii State Public Library System recently received a donation of nine cowboy books from the Will James Society Book Gifting Program.
Heather Forester, an invasive ant extension specialist from the Hawaii Ant Lab, will be the guest speaker at Third Thursday Thrive’s monthly potluck this Thursday. Held in the large conference room at North Hawaii Education and Research Center (NHERC) in Honokaa, the potluck will begin at 6 p.m., with the presentation following at 6:45 p.m. Attendees are asked to bring a healthy dish to share.
Residents are invited to attend a community meeting to discuss various options to be considered to improve transportation in, out and through Waimea town. It will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Aug. 23 at Waimea School Cafeteria
Conversations about neuroscience can overwhelm me, and medical references to the way our brain works tend to lose me in a cloud of scientific terminology. Personally, I would rather discuss the social aspects of aging issues, yet I also know it’s helpful to grasp the complexities of the brain when caring for individuals with dementia.