Laughter Therapy 2-19-18

Yep it is tax time … ugh! I could get real naughty, but I know the editor would edit, so let’s try this first one! Doctor: “I see you’re over a month late for your appointment. Don’t you know that nervous disorders require prompt and regular attention? What’s your excuse? Patient: “I was just following your orders, Doc!” Doctor: “Uh, what are you talking about? Following my orders? I gave you no such orders!” Patient: “You told me to avoid people who irritate me!”

Thelma Parker Library hosting engineering bash

WAIMEA — Engineers Week is Feb. 19 through 24 and Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope, Pohakuloa Training Area and W.M. Keck Observatory will celebrate in collaboration with Thelma Parker Memorial Public Library with an Engineering Bash there from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 24.

Kupuna Transitions

Those who are older than us often demonstrate love through the sharing of wisdom. Many of those words have been repeated frequently and for good reason. They ring true now just as they did centuries ago, when the grandparents of our grandparents were sharing their love through a fresher version of these antidotes. Last week, on Valentine’s Day, it was nice to emphasize our love and appreciation for others. Luckily, these loving expressions of wisdom are offered year round to encourage and inspire us.

Tutu’s House

Tutu’s Quilters meets from 9:30 a.m.—noon Mondays, led by Kathy Lukens. This get-together is for experienced as well as curious beginners to learn and practice quilting Hawaiian style. Initial supplies are provided, or participants can bring something they are working on.

What’s the smell?

WAIMEA — Some things, like the smell of sulfur, have to be experienced to be fully understood.

Kohala Discovery Garden reaps Beautification Award

KAPAAU — During any week of the school year, more than 300 Kohala Elementary students from kindergarten through fifth grade can be found in Kohala Discovery Garden planting, tending or harvesting their produce and herbs.