Pets to join Walk-With-a-Doc for world’s largest pet walk

WAIMEA — Pet owners can start primping their dogs now for North Hawaii Community Hospital’s “Walk-with-a-Doc” program scheduled on Sept. 29. That day, they will join thousands of people and their pets around the world for the first-ever “World’s Largest Pet Walk.”

Paniolo Parade carries on for its 43rd year

WAIMEA — Paniolo and pa’u riders representing all eight inhabited Hawaii islands marched down Mamalahoa Highway Saturday morning for the 43rd annual Paniolo Parade in Waimea.

WMS students trek for tech

WAIMEA — A Fun Run/Walk, bingo game and silent auction were all part of Waimea Middle School’s “Trek 4 Tech” fundraiser on campus and around town Friday afternoon and evening. Nearly 200 students, their families and community members attended. The event supported the school’s 21st-century tech program.

Third Thursday Thrive to focus on quantum vibrational healing

Joy Gardener will present “Quantum Vibrational Healing — Ancient Medicine of the future” at the monthly potluck this Thursday in the large conference room at NHERC in Honokaa. Dinner and live music begin at 6 p.m., followed by the presentation at 6:45 p.m.

Elite Pacific Properties opens Waimea office

Last Friday marked the grand opening of Elite Pacific Properties’ 11th location in the state, with the newest at the High Country Traders building, between Parker Square and Redwater Cafe, in Waimea.