NORTH KOHALA — Nearly two dozen residents found common ground Wednesday night, reaching a consensus that may lead to a five-acre land donation at Pololu Valley Lookout from Surety Kohala Corporation sometime in the next year or so.
Astronomers discover possible elusive star behind supernova: One team finds it utilizing Keck Observatory’s optics system
WAIMEA — Astronomers may have finally uncovered the long-sought progenitor to a specific type of exploding star by sifting through NASA Hubble Space Telescope archival data and conducting follow-up observations using W. M. Keck Observatory atop Mauna Kea.
WAIMEA — From the entrance of Waimea Nui Region’s agriculture project, a mile-long gravel road now meanders through the 161 acres along with two new 100,000-gallon water tanks that sit on the east side.
WAIMEA — Thelma Parker Memorial Public & School Library will host two NASA@My Library virtual presentations in November and December. Both events are free and open to the public.
WAIMEA — “Full STEAM ahead,” the 2018 Hawaii State Legislature said as they authorized a substantial $298,000 Grant In Aid (GIA) to help Waimea Middle School (WMS) more fully embrace 21st-century teaching and learning in its new $15 million, 9-classroom Keaoakea STEAM Learning Center.
From 9 a.m.-2 p.m. this Saturday, residents can shop, eat and socialize at the annual holiday craft fair at Kohala High School cafeteria in Kapaau.
Instead of the weekly dinner beginning at 4:30 p.m., a free Thanksgiving community meal, complete with turkey and cranberry sauce, will be served at noon this Thursday at St. James Pavilion in Waimea. Attendees are asked to bring a potluck dish to share.
The Dusty Donkey Emporium, a thrift shop at Waikoloa Stables just above the village, helps support the Waikoloa Dry Forest Initiative. From 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. this Saturday they will host a charity lunch and auction for the nonprofit organization.