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| | Dec 18 2017 - 1:15am | Comments

NORTH HAWAII — There’s something special about a horse-drawn carriage ride.

  1. | Posted: Dec 18 2017 - 1:15am

    NORTH HAWAII — There’s something special about a horse-drawn carriage ride.

  2. | Posted: Dec 18 2017 - 1:00am

    HONOKAA — There are somewhere between seven and 10 million quilters in the United States, according to the 2017 Quilting in America survey.

  3. | Posted: Dec 18 2017 - 12:45am

    WAIMEA — After 10 years aspiring to work at an observatory, Eric Dela Rosa’s technology and science interest paid off in mid-November when he was hired as a system administrator at Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope (CFHT) in Waimea.

  4. | Posted: Dec 18 2017 - 12:30am

    NORTH HAWAII — Since the official kick-off event in October 2015, Blue Zones Project — North Hawaii staff and volunteers have worked tireless hours educating thousands of residents on ways to live longer, better.

  5. Posted: Dec 18 2017 - 12:27am

    Kamuela Inn and The Big Island Giving Tree hosted the 2nd Annual Christmas Wreath Contest Dec. 10 in Waimea. Of the 10 entries, each wreath designer received an award in the adult, youth, theme or overall category.

  6. | Posted: Dec 18 2017 - 12:25am

    In March 2016, a group from the Waikoloa Senior Club learned about Blue Zones Project and decided to get moving by creating a Walking Moai — a group of people that meet to walk at least once a week for 10 weeks. Today, 21 months later, the group is still together and calls themselves the Waikoloa Wanderers.

  7. | Posted: Dec 18 2017 - 12:20am

    Aloha friends and happy holidaze! This will be a short column today, as you all will be doing the shopping you’ve been putting off and will not have time to read. But after looking at your checkbook and worn out credit cards, it’s time to relax and have a few laughs.

  8. Posted: Dec 18 2017 - 12:17am

    Yoga Basics with Janet Lam will meet today from 8—9 a.m. Start your 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.

  9. Posted: Dec 18 2017 - 12:15am

    With joyful hearts and excitement, seventh and eighth-grade Kohala Middle schoolers prepared gift bags for the houseless last Tuesday to assist The Big Island Giving Tree as their community service project. Bags included donated soap, razors and shaving cream, flushable wipes, toothpaste and toothbrushes, shampoo and conditioner, body lotion and sunscreen.

  10. Posted: Dec 18 2017 - 12:10am

    Residents and visitors can gather for the 8th night with lights, latkes and song in the Mauna Beach Hotel Kaunaoa Ballroom from 5:30-6:30 p.m. tomorrow. The free event will include live music by accomplished singer and songwriter Cindy Cohen Levy.

  11. Posted: Dec 18 2017 - 12:07am

    At dusk this Saturday night, the “Elf” comedy starring Will Ferrell will be shown for the public at Queens’ MarketPlace’s Coronation Pavilion as the free monthly outdoor movie. Attendees are advised to bring a beach chair or blanket.

  12. Posted: Dec 18 2017 - 12:05am

    Hale Ho’ola Hamakua in Honokaa is among nine skilled nursing facilities in Hawaii commended for achieving their goals in the American Health Care Association (AHCA) 2017 Quality Initiative Recognition Program.

  13. | Posted: Dec 11 2017 - 1:15am

    WAIMEA — As the second part in this series, the North Hawaii News elves have found three additional gift options in the region made by Hawaii purveyors who have a story of their own to tell.

  14. | Posted: Dec 11 2017 - 1:00am

    WAIKOLOA RESORT — Hawaii restaurateur Pat Kashani opened his newest dining outlet Friday night — Big Island Burritos — bringing a Mexican, island-style fusion concept to Queens’ MarketPlace’s Ono Food Court.

  15. Posted: Dec 11 2017 - 12:45am

    Dozens of organizations shared candy canes and other holiday treats with residents as they paraded down Paniolo Road Saturday morning for the 13th annual Waikoloa Village Christmas Parade. The parade was followed by the Keiki Fest with vendors and booths for adults and children, offering face painting, Zumba, crafts and food.