WAIMEA — Several hundred people from multi-generations came out in force Friday to attend a memorial celebration of one of their own — Harold “Freddy” Rice Jr. — at Pukalani Stables. He died Jan. 5 at age 83.
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!”
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.
Blue skies and sunshine were the backdrop for the grand opening of Kohala Golf Park in Kapaau Feb. 10, celebrated with an open house and 1-Club 9-hole tournament open to the public. Located adjacent to Kamehameha Park, the original opening was rained out in December.
Sen. Lorraine Inouye to host legislative talk story in Waimea: Legislative bills, funding requests and little fire ants among topics to be addressed
WAIMEA — To weigh in on bills, funding requests, grants in aid and hot issues working their way through the 2018 Legislature, State Senate District 4 residents can attend a town hall meeting with Sen. Lorraine Inouye, 5-6:30 p.m. Feb. 26 at Paniolo Country Inn.
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.
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.