School administrators embrace strategic plan

KAILUA-KONA—The superintendent for the West Hawaii Complex Area and the principal of the area’s largest school are both embracing the Department of Education’s new strategic plan, a plan they say finally puts more focus on educating “the whole child.”

Hawaii Community College fall dean’s list announced

Hawaii Community College recognizes the following students who have achieved dean’s list honors for the fall 2016 semester. The dean’s list requires students to have completed 12 or more credits for a letter grade achieving a grade point average of


Case managers recognized

Throughout Hawaii, a group of dedicated, caring individuals work to connect the state’s mentally ill population with care and services to manage chronic behavioral and medical conditions. Community Care Services case managers meet those most in need, including Hawaii’s 8,000


Wake Forest survives Temple rally to win Military Bowl

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Wake Forest attached a positive ending to a season marred by scandal, using a strong performance by quarterback John Wolford to beat heavily favored Temple 34-26 on Tuesday in the Military Bowl.

KIUC pushes for ‘Drive Electric Hawaii’

HONOLULU — Eight organizations have banded together on a mission to create more electric options in ground transportation in Hawaii, including the state’s Department of Transportation and Kauai Island Utility Cooperative.


It’s not about the food

WAIMEA — For a young woman struggling with an eating disorder, a typical day begins with stepping on the scale. She then vows to stay within an extremely low calorie count and not succumb to the pressures of any trigger


‘Ka Lei Maile Alii’

WAIMEA — On Jan. 17 at 6 p.m., the Waimea community will get a glimpse into a critical period of Hawaiian history with the presentation at the Kahilu Town Hall of “Ka Lei Maile Alii (The Queen’s Women),” a play


Game, set, match at Kohala Elementary School

KOHALA — On Dec. 15, second and third graders at Kohala Elementary School were introduced to tennis in a fun and easy kid-friendly format during their PE class by the Unites States Tennis Association (USTA) Hawaii Pacific Section and local