WAIMEA — This year, all proceeds from Parker School’s annual Lovefest concert will benefit United for Puerto Rico, in support of Puerto Rican disaster recovery.
From 9 a.m.-1 p.m. this Saturday, teachers and staff will be on hand to answer questions and give tours of the comprehensive learning environment on Opelo Road in Waimea. Director “Miss Bonnie” Beckett provides this popular learning experience for preschoolers ages 2-7 at Montessori Education Center.
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.