My Turn: Hospital should value nurses more

Like many of the nurses at North Hawaii Community Hospital, I’ve worked hard and dedicated my career to improve my knowledge and skill for my specialty area of nursing. I’ve been a certified obstetrical nurse for 14 years. I have loved working at NHCH for seven years. I enjoy associating with the highly skilled and experienced people I work with. We are a family, and we work together for the best interests of our patients.

My Turn: Cleaning up Kona matter of public will

My wife and I have lived in Kona for 30 years. We have seen it change. Not for the better: No doctors, less public assistance and a huge homeless problem. Who would have ever thought this would come to Kona, the cash cow of the County of Hawaii?