NHH High Country Tea raises $60,000

More than 200 people, many who were decked out in cowboy attire, attended North Hawaii Hospice’s annual charity event Feb. 24 at Waikii Ranch. With a “High Country Tea” theme this year, $60,000 was netted for patient care services, part of which came from a special auction that brought in $23,000 in direct donations.

Down and derby

Skaters from all of the teams in the state of Hawaii including Garden Island Roller Girls, the Paradise Roller Derby, Maui Roller Girls, Echo City Knockouts and the Paradise Roller Girls joined the Waimea Wranglers Rough Rollers team for a co-ed Big Island Round Up match March 4 at Waimea District Park.

Cerf appointed new NHERC director

HONOKAA — Dr. Kei-Lin K.H. Cerf has been appointed director of the University of Hawaii at Hilo North Hawaii Education and Research Center (NHERC) in Honokaa. She began her new position March 12.

Tutu’s House

Yoga Basics with Janet Lam is from 8—9 a.m. every Monday. Start the week feeling balanced, flexible and strong. This class includes fundamental yoga poses, and although not specifically a beginner’s class, the movement sequence can easily accommodate students new to yoga or returning to a yoga practice.