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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 14 2017 - 8:15am

    WAIMEA — The Big Island Giving Tree (BIGT) and Auto Body Hawaii have worked hand-in-hand in the past, providing used cars to families in need at no cost. This week, “give and ye shall receive” came true when least expected.

  2. | Posted: Jul 14 2017 - 8:09am

    WAIMEA — Trisha, Hunter and Jaydon Tripp have volunteered at Waimea’s annual school supply drive each year since it began in 2014. This year is no different.

  3. | Posted: Jul 14 2017 - 12:45am

    WEST HAWAII — Reverend Sonam Wangdi Bhutia, a Tibetan monk and founder of Nepal’s first Hongwanji Buddhist temple, helped create a thriving new Buddhist community in Kathmandu. This Saturday and Sunday, he will talk about his dramatic personal journey in three Hawaii Island locations as part of the Buddhist Study Center’s 40-year-old summer education series.

  4. | Posted: Jul 14 2017 - 12:35am

    WAIMEA — North Hawaii Community Hospital (NHCH) will host a support group for cancer patients from throughout Hawaii Island, as well as their families and caregivers, starting next Thursday.

  5. | Posted: Jul 13 2017 - 3:42pm

    WAIMEA — Tucked between Buster Brown and Puu Ki on Kohala Mountain sit two working reservoirs that support approximately 4,000 service connections in Waimea, Ahualoa, upper portions of Kalopa, Pohakea and Waiemi subdivision above Kawaihae.

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

    WAIMEA — Merriman’s Restaurant Waimea is pleased to announce the 2017-2018 recipients of the annual Merriman’s Culinary Scholarship. Culinary students Damien Robledo and Kaitlyn Silva, attending Hawaii Community College at Hilo, have each been awarded $1,300.

  7. | Posted: Jul 7 2017 - 12:56pm

    WAIKOLOA — Taking a golf lesson from a PGA Tour professional is a rare opportunity, but at Waikoloa Beach Resort during the month of July, all it takes is a phone call.

  8. | Posted: Jul 7 2017 - 1:00am

    HONOKAA — The Honokaa Hongwanji Buddhist Temple invites the community to join the 114th annual Memorial Service at 5:30 p.m. July 15 in the social hall, followed by bon dance at 7 p.m.

  9. | Posted: Jul 7 2017 - 12:45am

    HONOKAA — For the past 51 years, Hamakua-Kohala Health has provided quality health care to over 5,200 patients on the Hamakua Coast and in Kapaau.

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

    WAIMEA — HFS Federal Credit Union announced Wednesday that North Hawaii Hospice, Hospice of Kona and Hospice of Hilo were each presented with checks beginning in late June totaling a combined $26,400.14.

  11. | Posted: Jul 4 2017 - 1:15am

    WAIKOLOA BEACH — After nearly 15 months, the Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort &Spa renovation is nearly completed.

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

    WAIMEA — Growing businesses bloom and flourish alongside the fresh fruits, flowers and vegetables at Waimea Town Market at Parker School.

  13. | Posted: Jul 4 2017 - 12:45am

    SOUTH KOHALA — Numerous citizen groups care for South Kohala and North Kona’s cultural and natural resources. These groups and their social networks are crucial to the health and well-being of local communities, yet their activities are not always known or easily understood.

  14. | Posted: Jul 4 2017 - 12:40am

    WAIKOLOA VILLAGE — To help family caregivers cope with the demands of caring for their loved ones with chronic medical conditions, Hawaii Community Caregiver Network (HCCN) is sponsoring free “Powerful Tools for Caregivers” classes from 6-8 p.m. beginning July 18 at Waikoloa Community Church.

  15. | Posted: Jun 30 2017 - 1:15am

    HAWAII ISLAND — With a grant from the state, Hawaii County Economic Opportunity Council (HCEOC) launched the Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) on the Big Island last week. Low-income seniors and disabled persons can now access free fresh produce grown in Hawaii at 14 authorized farmer’s markets around the island using special coupons.