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Kohala Hospital to receive $1 million for repairs

Sep 09, 2014 1:00am

Sen. Malama Solomon announced the release of $1 million in capital improvement funds for repairs and updates to Kohala Hospital.

“Mahalo to Governor Abercrombie for releasing the funding for…

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Brantley Center to hold tennis tournament

Jul 29, 2014 1:00am

The 35th Brantley Center Tennis Tournament is Aug. 2 and 3 at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel’s seaside tennis courts. The event is a charity benefit for Brantley Center, a sheltered workshop in Honoka’a…

Sustainable Kohala to hold Green Auction at the Kohala Country Fair

Jul 29, 2014 1:00am

Are you holding onto something valuable, but no longer need or use? For the fifth year, Sustainable Kohala is kicking off its annual fundraising project, the Green Auction at the Kohala Country…

Taste of the Hawaiian Range returns

Jul 29, 2014 1:00am

Mealani’s Taste of the Hawaiian Range is 5 p.m. on Sept. 26 at the Hilton Waikoloa Village in Waikoloa. Thirty top chefs will prepare cuisine using all the cuts of pasture-raised beef, plus local…

Mauna Kea Resort to celebrate 3rd Annual Festival of Aloha

Jul 22, 2014 1:00am

Mauna Kea Resort will celebrate its 20th anniversary with an all-day free event for families on Sept. 21, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel Courtyard and Ballroom. Themed…

2nd Lt. James Higginson

Higginson commissioned in Marine Corps

Jul 22, 2014 1:00am

James “J.J.” Higginson, son of Waimea residents Jamie and Cricket Higginson and a 2010 graduate of Hawaii Preparatory Academy, was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the United States Marine…

Wiliwili Festival in Waikoloa to return

Jul 22, 2014 1:00am

The Wiliwili Festival in Waikoloa is at 9 a.m., on Sept. 27, at Waikoloa Stables on Waikoloa Road. The free, fun and educational event in Waikoloa Village is for all ages will feature many local…

A man works at the Hamakua Sugar Co. plantation in an undated photo. (PHOTO BY PAUL CHRISTENSEN COURTESY OF NHERC)

Honokaa to celebrate Hamakua Sugar Plantation Days Festival next month

Jul 22, 2014 1:00am

The Hamakua Sugar Plantations Day Festival is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Aug. 16, in Honokaa. The community gathering commemorates the closure of the Hamakua Sugar Co. 20 years ago.

The event will…

‘Resolving Life’s Problems through Buddhism’

Jul 22, 2014 1:00am

Noted scholar, teacher and author of “Discovering Buddhism in Everyday Life,” Reverend Marvin Harada of Orange County and Buddhist Churches of America will speak at Kamuela Hongwanji Mission at 7…

Parks & Rec Waimea open registration for mini modeling ceramics class

Jul 22, 2014 1:00am

Parks & Recreation Waimea, in partnership with Waimea Athletics, is now holding registrations for the upcoming Mini-Modeling Ceramics class that will run for four consecutive Wednesdays from…

Two teachers from China begin residency at Kokolulu Farm

Jul 22, 2014 1:00am

Kokolulu Farm and Retreats in Hawi added two new staff members to their medicine-less healing program.

Master Peng Xiaoping from China is an internationally recognized teacher and healer who…

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