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Meeting every human need: The Salvation Army begins season of giving

| | Nov 20 2017 - 1:15am | Comments

NORTH HAWAII — “We go out prior to Thanksgiving and find people who most need a meal,” said Corps Sergeant Major Gary Todd, an eight-year veteran soldier with the Salvation Army of Hawaii, who — along with a squadron of 60-plus volunteers — delivers nearly 700 Thanksgiving dinners to grateful tables in Waimea, Waikoloa and Honokaa.

  1. | Posted: Jul 12 2016 - 12:06am

    A driveway and landscaping were added to North Hawaii Hospice in early July as the final additions to a two-year building project.

  2. | Posted: Jul 12 2016 - 12:06am

    HONOKAA — Both Yoda and a Seattle Seahawks head coach have a common trait: they both apply the meditation practice of mindfulness in their daily lives. And according to respected Buddhist scholar, Dr. Jeff Wilson, so do many others.

  3. | Posted: Jul 8 2016 - 12:06am

    Participating next week in the annual worldwide Women’s Dive Day on July 16 will be “icing on the cake” for the crew at Kohala Divers Ltd.

  4. | Posted: Jul 8 2016 - 12:06am

    HONOKAA — Hypertension — also known as high blood pressure — is a killer. And Hamakua-Kohala Health is hot on its trail.

  5. | Posted: Jul 8 2016 - 12:06am

    WAIMEA — Watching Patrick Sullivan craft a pizza almost seems miraculous. From the phone booth size kitchen in his mobile food unit, he begins by flattening a sphere of dough carefully into a wide disc. The sauce is then spread deliberately in simple yet precise strokes and decorated with toppings scattered about, glistening under truffle oil drizzled on top.

  6. | Posted: Jul 5 2016 - 12:06am

    WAIMEA — Registration is now open for the second annual Hawaii Island Women’s Leadership Summit, a conference that aims to empower and advance women on the Big Island.

  7. | Posted: Jul 5 2016 - 12:06am

    Happy hounds frolicking, running and jumping off-leash may soon be a familiar sight in Waikoloa Village.

  8. | Posted: Jul 5 2016 - 12:06am

    WAIMEA — What do a doctor and a farmer have in common? Both work long hours and deal with a variety of ailments.

  9. | Posted: Jul 1 2016 - 8:02am

    “So, what are you doing this summer?” is one of the most commonly asked questions students are asked when walking out of their final exams. But instead of replying with a casual shrug of the shoulders, Hawaii residents Nicole Tabac, Kyle Mauri and Daryl Albano had the unique opportunity to proudly say, “I’m a Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope Akamai intern.”

  10. | Posted: Jul 1 2016 - 6:00am

    KOHALA — The O-bon season has again arrived, and the Kohala Jodo Mission in Kapaau will be celebrating this Festival of Lanterns — the definition of O-bon — on July 9. Those who attend and wish to honor deceased family and friends can write messages of remembrance, gratitude and prayer on lantern banners. Rev. Wajira Wansa will help those who need assistance.

  11. | Posted: Jul 1 2016 - 12:05am

    August can bring a great deal of anxiety for families struggling financially when faced with the price tag on basic school supplies. But thanks to The Big Island Giving Tree’s annual “Adopt A Student” program, all children can once again arrive to class with a full backpack and a bright smile.

  12. | Posted: Jun 28 2016 - 12:06am

    NORTH HAWAII — From Waimea to the Kohala Coast, thousands of residents and tourists flock to the region to participate in the annual Independence Day festivities, some of which have been going on for more than 50 years.

  13. | Posted: Jun 28 2016 - 12:06am

    NORTH HAWAII — To educate and encourage voters leading up to the Aug. 13 primary election, two nonpartisan candidate forums will be held in North Hawaii in early July.

  14. | Posted: Jun 28 2016 - 12:06am

    WAIMEA — Construction on the Waimea District Park continues, with the frame of the initial structure visible from Ala Ohia Road. A metal roof in nearly completed on one side of the covered play courts building that can be seen from the southeast side of town, atop exposed beams.

  15. | Posted: Jun 28 2016 - 12:06am

    HAWI — Until it closed several years ago, Luke’s Place and Tiki Lounge was the most popular gathering place in Hawi. With the opening of HUB Pub in its place in May, just such a spot has been restored.