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Hamakua Youth Center set to expand, meet after-school needs

| | Apr 28 2017 - 9:43am | Comments

HONOKAA — For nearly a decade the Hamakua Youth Center has served the youth of Honokaa, providing a safe haven where children ages 6-18 can go after school while their parents are at work.

  1. | Posted: Apr 28 2017 - 9:43am

    HONOKAA — For nearly a decade the Hamakua Youth Center has served the youth of Honokaa, providing a safe haven where children ages 6-18 can go after school while their parents are at work.

  2. | Posted: Apr 28 2017 - 2:12am

    WAIMEA — The annual Waimea Educational Hui’s art exhibit will open Tuesday at Isaacs Art Center. A celebration of Hokulea’s World Wide Voyage, the Lei Kaapuni Honua (Lei Around the World) exhibit honors connections made by the double-hulled canoe while on her journey, as well as connections within the Waimea community.

  3. | Posted: Apr 28 2017 - 2:11am

    WAIMEA — How a community treats its kupuna and keiki says a great deal about its values. Waimea Community Association’s Thursday town meeting will look at both ends of the spectrum and the quality of life for those in between.

  4. | Posted: Apr 28 2017 - 2:11am

    April has been an excellent month for those studying the outer solar system. The Outer Solar System Origins Survey and its counterpart, Colors of the Outer Solar System Origins Survey, announced the discovery of some interesting new additions to the icy objects past Neptune.

  5. | Posted: Apr 28 2017 - 2:10am

    WAIMEA — Parker School qualified five students for the National Speech and Debate Tournament during the three-day Hawaii Speech and Debate State Tournament April 6-8 at Kamehameha and Punahou Schools on Oahu.

  6. | Posted: Apr 28 2017 - 2:10am

    The show at 7 p.m. May 5 at People’s Theater will showcase music from the band’s upcoming CD and feature instrumental soloists and vocalists.

  7. Posted: Apr 28 2017 - 2:09am

    Habitat for Humanity West Hawaii will host the volunteer event 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. May 6 in Waikoloa Village. It will focus on the final two homes of the Kamakoa Nui Affordable Workforce Housing project.

  8. Posted: Apr 28 2017 - 2:08am

    Residents can learn ideal skills at Recycle Hawaii’s Backyard Composting Workshop 10 a.m.-noon on May 6 in Waimea. Instructors Samantha Robinson and Noah Dodd will cover basic principles and technique of aerobic composting, plus an extra on bokashi method using microorganisms. A suggested donation to attend is $5-10 per person.

  9. Posted: Apr 28 2017 - 2:08am

    Originally scheduled for May 17, the next gathering will be 8-10 a.m. May 8 at Waimea Coffee Company. Led by South Kohala Community Police Officer May Lee, residents can bring questions, ideas or concerns to discuss. Participants can also learn more about joining a Neighborhood Watch group.

  10. Posted: Apr 28 2017 - 2:07am

    From 10 a.m.–4 p.m. May 6 Hawaii Ulu Producers Cooperative will host holistic food safety training at Kohala Institute GRACE Center in Kapaau.

  11. | Posted: Apr 25 2017 - 12:45am

    Open your joke books, my friends, because today’s article is going to be short! It has just been one of those days … and I am not going to elaborate.

  12. Posted: Apr 25 2017 - 12:40am

    Beginner’s Yoga will be held from 4-5 p.m. May 2 and 9 with Kiyomi Falcon. Yoga has both preventive and therapeutic benefits. It increases body awareness, relieves chronic stress patterns and muscle strain, relaxes mind and body, centers attention, sharpens concentration and frees the spirit.

  13. | Posted: Apr 25 2017 - 12:35am

    WAIMEA — Thomas Yoo, a senior at Hawaii Preparatory Academy, has been named a National Merit Scholarship winner in the 62nd annual National Merit Scholarship Program.

  14. | Posted: Apr 25 2017 - 12:30am

    WAIMEA — Each October for the past 16 years, Rotary Club of North Hawaii has hosted their largest fundraiser, Oktoberfest. All net proceeds from this event are directed to collegiate scholarships and community grants in North Hawaii.

  15. Posted: Apr 25 2017 - 12:25am

    A total of 1,241 students at the university earned an A (4.0) this semester. Another 4,481 earned a B-plus (3.5) or better to make the listing. To be on the honor roll, students must carry at least 12 graded hours of course work.