Waimea seniors take a journey into the past

WAIMEA — Waimea Seniors Club has added a new program to educate members, especially new ones, about Waimea and West Hawaii’s unique living history and cultural diversity. The group of residents 55 and older meets at Lily Yoshimatsu Senior Center weekly for educational and recreational activities.

Waimea Hawaiian Homesteaders Association presents ‘One Night With The King’

WAIMEA — The public is invited to a Royal Holoku Ball honoring the life and contributions of Hawaii’s finest gentlemen — King William Lunalilo, Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalaniana’ole and Richard Smart — hosted by Waimea Hawaiian Homesteaders Association from 4 to 8:30 p.m. March 24 at Richard Smart’s Pu’uopelu, Historic Parker Ranch Homes.

Waikoloa’s Biggest Egg Hunt planned

WAIKOLOA VILLAGE — A favorite annual spring event, Waikoloa’s Biggest Egg Hunt will return March 31. Open to all South Kohala residents, the hunt will be held at Kamakoa Nui Park.

Kupuna Transitions

Many seniors believe there is safety and quality of care when it comes from those they are closest to. Children are raised to do the right thing and spouses are handpicked, so in a perfect world they are the most qualified individuals to provide TLC. On top of this rationale, news stories of the elderly being abused in care facilities reinforces the idea that we would be better off at home.

Laughter Therapy 3-12-18

With March 15 just three days after you read today’s column, I thought I’d just remind y’all “Beware the Ides of March.” Now if you don’t know the history of Julius Caesar’s demise, Google it! March 15 was a very bad luck day, ”Et tu Brute!” Now you know why some hospitals have no room #13 and some tall buildings skip the 13th floor! If you now are tired of numerology, howze about some jokes?

Tutu’s House

Fibromyalgia Help is available from 10-11 a.m. this Wednesday with Carol Buck, a patient and personal researcher. For help solving the many unusual problems that come with fibromyalgia, come talk story with Carol to discover more about the condition to work more effectively with a physician.

Preparing the school garden for summer

WAIMEA — From 10 a.m.–3 p.m. March 31, instructors Wendy Baker and Amanda Rieux will guide teachers in making a summer plan for their school gardens at a workshop to be held at Mala’ai: The Culinary Garden of Waimea Middle School.

GET town meeting location changed

Tonight’s special Waimea town meeting with Mayor Harry Kim on a proposed general excise tax (GET) increase has been relocated to Anna Ranch from 6-8 p.m. instead of Waimea School cafeteria.