Pre-registration is now open to play in Kohala Golf Park’s “1-Club” tournament and open house from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 10, weather permitting. The 9-hole walking community course is located at the northern end of Kamehameha Park in Kapaau. This will be the first opportunity for golfers to play the new golf course that was originally scheduled to open in late 2017.
Waimea Cherry Blossom Heritage Festival celebrates silver anniversary: Festival blossoms into largest event in 25 years
WAIMEA — Roxcie Waltjen has vivid memories of the first Waimea Cherry Blossom Heritage Festival in 1994. After all, the event was held the same week she joined Hawaii County’s Department of Parks and Recreation, 25 years ago this week.
HONOKAA — Jan. 20 was a day Honokaa High School (HHS) staff and students had long awaited — the day when all team practices, games and events were supposed to have resumed in the school gym.
WAIMEA — This Thursday night, Waimea Community Association’s key guest speaker will be Hawaiian Ethos’ COO Zachary Taffany. He will provide an overview of plans to cultivate and dispense medical cannabis to Hawaii Island patients. The state-licensed medical marijuana producer will source its flower from a cultivation facility in Waimea.
Kohala High School team wins award at Hawaiian Electric Companies Hawaii State VEX Robotics Championships
Nineteen robotics teams from across Hawaii achieved significant scores and demonstrated exceptional skill and performance at the Hawaiian Electric Companies Hawaii State VEX Championships at Kamehameha Schools Kapalama Campus in Honolulu Jan. 13 and 14.
Waimea Middle School (WMS) will host a free two-day program for their students Feb. 16 and 17 to include mauka-to-makai adventures and hands-on experiences, including a visit to the Makali’i voyaging canoe and instruction on how to make laulau and prepare a luau.