About Town 04-19-19

  • Sheriff Larry Ignacio is on the lookout for official Western Week buttons. (Courtesy photo/Sarah Anderson)

  • Lavaman donated $5,000 to Special Olympics Hawaii on March 29. From left, Special Olympics athlete Ben Finestone; Denise Lindsey, area director; and Jennifer Poblano, Special Olympics athlete and global messenger receive the check at the Lavaman reception at Waikoloa Luxury Cinemas. Courtesy photo

Have Fun, Will Travel

Honokaa’s Western Week is coming up, May 18-27, celebrating the community’s paniolo heritage with a whole passel of activities including food, music, dancing, storytelling, cowboy culture and more. Grand Marshall this year is Honokaa’s Ambassador of Aloha Richard Tadio, and there will be a special tribute to the late Uncle William Andrade.

Schedule of events and entry forms for fun of all kinds — from parades to keiki activities to street dances, talent contests, and a rodeo — can be found online at www.honokaawesternweek.org or by following Honokaa Western Week on Facebook.

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