Teacher Feature: Joy Personius

KAILUA-KONA — Joy Personius is in her third year as the Department of Education West Hawaii Complex Area Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Resource Teacher, where part of her work is guiding teachers in the implementation of restorative practices in classrooms.

Bezona column: Become a Master Gardener

It might be too early to think about New Year’s resolutions but look at the big stores already promoting Christmas and it isn’t even Halloween! New Year resolutions are fun to make every year, but it is sometimes hard to measure their success.

Bench Warrants 10-18-19

As of Friday October 18, 2019, the following individuals are wanted by the Hawaii Police Department because of outstanding warrants:

Power outage scheduled for
North Kohala

Island Life: 10-16-19

An oceanic whitetip shark swims 10 miles offshore Kailua-Kona on Oct. 6. (Jim McGowan/Community Contributor)

Autumn vibes in Hawaii: Waimea Fall Festival held Saturday

Thousands turned out to welcome the fall season at the third annual Waimea Fall Festival held Saturday at the Waimea District Park. The fun-filled family festival, hosted by Waimea Athletics, featured a pumpkin patch, petting zoo, horse rides, train rides, inflatable bounce houses and waterslides, keiki games and activities, entertainment, a craft sale, community information booths and exhibits, and lots of food.

Slow-braised fresh lima beans are ready when you are

As a pantry staple, you can’t beat dried beans. They’re cheap, store well for a long time, and are filling and hearty. But the thing is, I just don’t have the patience for them. I often get the hankering for beans as soon as I’m hungry, and well, there’s no time for that critical step of soaking them overnight.