About Town 07-04-19

Lienau makes dean’s list

Wheaton College student Janey Lienau, of Kailua-Kona, was named to the dean’s list for the Spring 2019 semester.


To earn dean’s list honors at Wheaton College, located in Wheaton, Ill., an undergraduate student must carry 12 or more credit hours and achieve a 3.5 GPA or higher on the 4.0 scale.

Milolii residents heading to historical event

Eleven Milolii Residents will be going to Boston, Massachusetts in October this year and joining four other Big Island people for the 200th anniversary/bicentennial celebration of the First Company of Protestant Congregational Missionaries leaving Boston Harbor.

The 10-day trip will include visits to The Park Street Church on 1 Park Street Avenue in the center of the city as well as Cornwall, Conn., where Hawaii-born Henry Opukaha’ia died at the age of 26, and will end in New York City.

Info: Deborah Lee, 1Liikapeka@gmail.com.

DLNR open meeting on Honuaula Forest Reserve


In order to support a growing demand for recreational space in the North Kona District, the DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) is conducting a civic use study to gauge community interest in recreational and subsistence uses, such as hiking, hunting, and gathering other forest resources in the Honua‘ula Forest Reserve. As part of the study, DOFAW has scheduled an open meeting, 6-7:30 p.m., July 15, West Hawaii Civic Center council chambers, to present and receive input on the Kailua-Kona community’s preferences and potential management strategies to support anticipated future increase in activity.

There will be a brief presentation, live polling to solicit real time community feedback, and an opportunity to ask DOFAW representatives questions regarding the proposed project.

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