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Rebuilding the ohana: Waimea house destroyed in New Year’s Eve fire possibly linked to fireworks

| | Jan 15 2018 - 1:15am | Comments

WAIMEA — Just after midnight New Year’s Eve, January Herron-Whitehead and her husband, Sam, were house-sitting in Kohala Estates and watching fireworks along the coast.

  1. Posted: Oct 23 2017 - 12:10am

    Tickets are still available for the annual event sponsored by North Hawaii Rotary. Held from 5-8 p.m. this Friday at Pukalani Stables, the fundraiser supports many community projects, and will include onolicious foods, beer, costume contests, a silent auction benefiting Waimea Country School, music, dancing including the famous Chicken Dance and lots of fun.

  2. | Posted: Oct 16 2017 - 1:15am

    HAWI — Similar to the reality show “Shark Tank,” 15 budding entrepreneurs on Hawaii Island will pitch their products to judges at Hawaii Island Business Plan Competition’s semifinals Saturday at Hale Iako in Kona.

  3. | Posted: Oct 16 2017 - 1:00am

    WAIMEA — Between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Oct. 24, National Food Day will be the main attraction at KTA Super Store in Waimea.

  4. | Posted: Oct 16 2017 - 12:45am

    NORTH HAWAII — The Big Island Giving Tree is hosting a golf tournament Oct. 28 at Hapuna Beach Golf Course that will solely benefit Waimea resident Alana Lavaka and her five children.

  5. | Posted: Oct 16 2017 - 12:32am

    From 6-9 p.m. Oct. 27, Hamakua-Kohala Health will host the free Breast Cancer Awareness event at North Hawaii Education &Research Center.

  6. | Posted: Oct 16 2017 - 12:30am

    NORTH KOHALA — From 1-9 p.m. Nov. 5, Keiki Yoga Kohala will present its 5th annual one-day mini yoga retreat at Hawaii Island Retreat.

  7. | Posted: Oct 9 2017 - 1:15am

    NORTH KOHALA — Spend a day with Shay Van Zandt and you’d be hard-pressed to believe she’s ever been anything than what she is today — a woman devoted to helping animals survive and keiki thrive.

  8. | Posted: Oct 9 2017 - 1:00am

    WAIKOLOA — On Thursday, a group of concerned citizens met Representative Cindy Evans for a face-to-face meeting at Queen’s MarketPlace to discuss the Convention of States (COS).

  9. | Posted: Oct 9 2017 - 12:50am

    WAIMEA — The island’s agricultural showcase event is returning in 2018 with a new twist at a different location.

  10. | Posted: Oct 9 2017 - 12:45am

    WAIMEA — Lt. Col. Christopher Marquez, commander of Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA), oversaw the demolition of Anuenue Playground Wednesday and Thursday with the help of 27 soldiers and firefighters.

  11. | Posted: Oct 5 2017 - 5:14am

    WAIKOLOA VILLAGE — Olelo Pa’a Faith Ogawa, a Waikoloa Village resident, was among 12 food aficionados celebrated at Hawaii Restaurant Association’s (HRA) 11th Annual Hall of Fame Gala Sept. 18 in Honolulu.

  12. | Posted: Oct 5 2017 - 1:00am

    WAIMEA — Just over a month ago, Helen Nahoopii unleashed her artistic talents in a new booth at Waimea Town Market: Indigo Blue Hawaii.

  13. | Posted: Oct 5 2017 - 12:45am

    WAIMEA — Hay rides, petting zoos and pumpkins are synonymous with fall festivals.

  14. | Posted: Oct 5 2017 - 12:30am

    WAIMEA — More than 250 Waimea Middle School (WMS) students, families and community friends participated in the 5th Annual WMS Fun Run/Walk and silent auction Friday to celebrate near completion of the school’s new $16 million, 9-classroom STEAM building.

  15. | Posted: Oct 2 2017 - 1:15am

    WAIMEA — The next Francis Ford Coppola may be among the elementary, middle or high school students currently producing segments for PBS Hawaii’s HIKI NO show.