With dairy closing, hunters concerned about access road blocked

PAAUILO — Hamakua hunters are concerned about losing access to lands near Ookala after Big Island Dairy was given the go-ahead to install a gate on an internal road that not only leads up to its facilities but has long-served as an ingress for those headed to neighboring hunting grounds.

HPA names new head of school

KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii Preparatory Academy, located in Waimea, announced last week that Patrick J. Phillips will take the helm as head of school starting July 1.

Tutu’s House: 02-11-19

Study & Discussion Group for Jungian Beginners meets every Thursday from 10 a.m. to noon, hosted by Jim Gordon, Ph.D, clinical psychologist. We read the writings of Carl G. Jung, watch video clips and reflect upon psychological concepts, including synchronicity, archetypal phenomena, the collective unconscious, extraversion / introversion and more. Call Jim at (360) 316-9609 to inquire and to confirm your interest in joining this learning circle.

Laughter Therapy: 02-11-19

Aloha all my friends and readers … you know what special day is just around the corner. So, get out the leis and candies and be prepared!

Library hosts hands-on Engineers Week

WAIMEA — Engineers Week is Feb. 18-23 and Thelma Parker Memorial Public and School Library of the Hawaii State Public Library System is celebrating with an Engineering Bash from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 23.

Kupuna Transitions: Money as love is a two-sided coin

Life presents us with many opportunities to make financial decisions based on emotions, and I’m hoping you’ll consider with me how our money best serves the values we hold dear. It can be used as a demonstration of love, yet can also be used to manipulate love if it becomes a tool for control.

Atop Maunakea, it’s safety first

While we have not had much snow so far this winter, it’s never too late to see flurries at the summit. Snow in Hawaii is a treat, but often the public cannot experience the snow immediately. There is a very important reason for the delay ­— safety.