Island Life photo for Sunday, December 10, 2023 – ‘Interesting insect’
Waikoloa Beach Resort—Last Friday, the American Cancer Society and Kings’ Shops teamed up to produce a very fashionable fundraiser at the mall’s Center Stage. The successful “evening of style and purpose” raised over $11,000 for the ACS Clarence T.C. Ching Hope Lodge Hawai‘i, located on Oahu offering free lodging for cancer patients and their families
We often think about giving and getting gifts during this special season, but sometimes forget the real meaning of Jesus’ teachings. His commandments to love God with all your heart, soul, mind and strength and to love your neighbor as yourself may be universalized to Christmas aspirations for peace on Earth and good will toward men
Island Life photo for Saturday, December 9, 2023- ‘Awesome art’
This delightful traditional holiday classic ballet will be performed at the Kahilu Theatre on Saturday, December 23, 2023 at 2:00pm and 6:00pm.
The Blue Sea Artisans featured artist for the month of December is multi-media artist Mark Martel. This month he features new landscapes and historical scenes of local subjects.
Island Life photo for Friday, December 8, 2023 – ‘Waipio wonder’
Island Life photo for Thursday, December 7, 2023 – ‘Hiker helpers’
The Big Island Interscholastic Federation (BIIF) released its All-BIIF teams for the 2023 football and air riflery seasons Tuesday, with a multitude of west-side players and coaches being recognized for their exceptional fall campaigns.
The Pahala Town Lighted Christmas Parade is returning for the first time since 2019.
Island Life photo for Sunday, December 3, 2023 – ‘Cool clouds’
HONOLULU — The U.S. Navy estimates it will cost $1.5 million to salvage a jet plane that crashed on a coral reef in Hawaii nearly two weeks ago, officials said Saturday.
This holiday season, I’m thinking beyond poinsettia to recommend another plant in the same Euphorbiaceae family. This odd-looking, drought-tolerant plant can add interest to your garden or be an attention grabber as a potted plant placed in a prominent spot. Sometimes known as the gout plant, the distinctive feature of the Jatropha podagrica is the swollen base of its trunk, thus the more popular common name, Buddha belly.
Only a bit over three weeks and we celebrate Christmas but let’s also get into the spirit with Hanukkah from December 7 to December 15. Canada’s Boxing Day and then Kwanzaa carries us from December 26 to the New Year. It should be a time to rejoice and share aloha, but also recognize that there are many folks suffering here at home and many parts of the world. A prayer for peace and aloha could never be more important than now.