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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: Aug 1 2017 - 12:45am

    HAWI — “When you want to paint, just look outside,” Harry Wishard said, a prolific landscape artist who has created hundreds of captivating realist paintings inspired by Hawaii’s natural beauty and light. In May, he opened a new gallery in Hawi, in the former Kohala Artworks location, right down the street from the house where his grandmother was born.

  2. | Posted: Aug 1 2017 - 12:40am

    WAIMEA — North Hawaii Community Hospital recently hired a new provider, Luisa Lucero, for its Women’s Center.

  3. | Posted: Jul 28 2017 - 1:15am

    WAIMEA — A solo exhibition by nationally recognized artist Bernice Akamine opens with a reception and artist’s walk-through from 5-7 p.m. Aug. 3 at Kahilu Theatre.

  4. | Posted: Jul 28 2017 - 1:00am

    WAIMEA — North Hawaii community members from Waimea, Paauilo, Honokaa, Kohala and Waikoloa will unite to fight cancer with a fundraiser to create cancer awareness and educate everyone on the disease from noon–10 p.m. Aug. 19 at the Waimea Ball Park.

  5. | Posted: Jul 28 2017 - 12:45am

    WAIKOLOA VILLAGE — Tickets are on sale for the Big Island Ohana Fest, a drug- and alcohol-free, three-day music festival coming to Waikoloa Stables Aug. 25-27. Mele with the Mountains is the theme for the family friendly event.

  6. | Posted: Jul 28 2017 - 12:35am

    HAWI — A public information meeting has been confirmed for 5:30 p.m. Aug. 16 at the Kohala Village Hub barn in Hawi to initiate the North Kohala Agricultural Water Study. The meeting is sponsored by DLNR and Sen. Lorraine Inouye.

  7. | Posted: Jul 28 2017 - 12:30am

    HONOKAA — If a family member has diabetes, you may too. Not knowing can greatly increase health risks.

  8. | Posted: Jul 25 2017 - 5:50am

    WAIMEA — Darlene Turner first thought she had rat lungworm disease (RLWD) on Oct. 18, 2015.

  9. | Posted: Jul 25 2017 - 1:00am

    WAIMEA — Like Moana, the fearless seafaring heroine of Disney’s recent movie, students of Waimea Elementary School may have wondered how far they could go — perhaps as voyagers, athletes, artists or musicians.

  10. | Posted: Jul 23 2017 - 4:01pm

    PAAUILO — Steve Vujnovich, owner of Trail Rhythms, guides rappelling eco tours in Paauilo’s Kalopa Gulch regularly. In 2016, he found more than 1,000 pounds of trash in the gulch. Earlier this month he reached a breaking point.

  11. | Posted: Jul 21 2017 - 1:00am

    WAIMEA — North Hawaii Community Hospital will host Kukulu Ola Hou, a Native Hawaiian medicine seminar for health care providers, on Wednesday from 5– 6:30 p.m. in the hospital’s Mauna Kea-Mauna Loa room. This free seminar is open to health care providers from throughout the island.

  12. | Posted: Jul 20 2017 - 9:16am

    WAIMEA — As part of the HI-MEET teacher training next week at Waimea Middle School, Dr. Chip Fletcher from UH-Manoa will present a compelling climate change talk open to the public from 3–5 p.m. July 25 at Waimea Elementary School’s cafeteria. The talk will also be broadcast live on The Kohala Center’s Facebook page.

  13. | Posted: Jul 18 2017 - 9:22am

    WAIMEA — Last Monday, Sandwich Isle Bread Company quietly opened the doors of their new bakery, forging a link in Waimea’s food chain and filling the air with seductive scents of fresh bread, hot coffee and croissants.

  14. | Posted: Jul 18 2017 - 9:14am

    WAIMEA — While the annual Daniel R. Sayre Foundation annual fundraising events have brought in $1.75 million over the past 20 years, Waikii Ranch residents Hazel Aker and neighbors teamed up with the organization’s founders, Laura and Frank Sayre, last Saturday to host a new charity event for the same worthy cause.

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

    KAPAAU — Pololu Valley Lookout draws thousands of tourists to the northernmost point of Hawaii Island each year, with dramatic views of the verdant valley and black sand beach below.