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North Hawaii legislative priorities on agenda (Jan. 12)

North Hawaii legislative priorities on agenda (Jan. 12)

MEDIA RELEASE What are your “hot buttons” for the 2012 Legislature? * Job creation and taxes? * Sky high electric bills – why isn’t PUC mandating increased use of geothermal? * Equitable funding for public charter schools? * Physician recruitment and retention? * Medical insurance costs and availability? * Agricultural water resource funding? * Coqui […]

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Urgent health care on Waimea Community Association agenda (Oct. 6)

Urgent health care on Waimea Community Association agenda (Oct. 6)

MEDIA RELEASE Dr. Bruce S. Anderson, President/CEO of Hawaii Health Systems Corporation, will lead a discussion – and “listening session” — on urgent health care issues for North Hawaii at the 5:15 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011 Waimea Community Association Town Meeting in Waimea School Cafeteria. The discussion will cover a wide range of hot […]

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A major year-long, $1.6 million construction project to install two offsite water transmission mains that will connect the new million-gallon reservoir on Kawaihae Road to the planned Department of Hawaiian Home Lands’ Lalamilo subdivision will be discussed.

Waimea Community Association meeting to discuss Lalamilo water main construction

A major year-long, $1.6 million construction project to install two offsite water transmission mains that will connect the new million-gallon reservoir on Kawaihae Road to the planned Department of Hawaiian Home Lands’ Lalamilo subdivision will be discussed.

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Lindsey Road, tax talk on WCA agenda (July 7)

Lindsey Road, tax talk on WCA agenda (July 7)

MEDIA RELEASE Construction plans to reinforce Waimea’s Lindsey Road bridge will be reviewed by county Public Works Director Warren Lee during Waimea Community Association’s (WCA) Town Meeting from 5:15-7 p.m. Thursday, July 7 in Waimea School Cafeteria. The construction project will eliminate the need for a battery of temporary supports that have been in place […]

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Mauna Kea rules on Waimea agenda (May 5)

Mauna Kea rules on Waimea agenda (May 5)

MEDIA RELEASE The 2010 state Legislature authorized the University of Hawaii to develop and adopt Administrative Rules for public and commercial activities in the UH Management Area on Mauna Kea. This process will formalize many of the operational guidelines already in effect in the summit region and bring them into conformance with adjoining Natural Area […]

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HOEA, PIKO Gallery on WCA agenda (April 7)

HOEA, PIKO Gallery on WCA agenda (April 7)

MEDIA RELEASE One of Waimea’s unintentionally well-kept secrets is a still new native Hawaiian arts education “school,” which is the living legacy of the late Hiko Hanapi, a visionary Hawaiian artist who dreamed of creating an accredited fine arts educational program for Native Hawaiians that also would nurture cultural self esteem as well as economic […]

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Childcare, feral donkeys on Waimea agenda (March 3)

Childcare, feral donkeys on Waimea agenda (March 3)

MEDIA RELEASE A rising tide of need for affordable childcare alternatives for young families – and also concern over the care of Waikoloa’s large herd of feral donkeys, known affectionately as “Kona Nightingales,” will top Waimea Community Association’s Town Meeting agenda at 5:15 p.m., Thursday, March 3 in Waimea School Cafeteria. Due to increased community […]

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Impact fees on agenda at Waimea meeting (Feb. 3)

Impact fees on agenda at Waimea meeting (Feb. 3)

MEDIA RELEASE “Would I have to pay an impact fee if I built a dog house on my lot?” Don’t laugh! It’s a legitimate concern raised by a Hawaii Island resident recently during a discussion about what impact fees would mean to Hawaii County. The answer: No! But questions will be encouraged during the Waimea […]

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Nahale-a, Solomon at Waimea town meeting (Jan. 6)

Nahale-a, Solomon at Waimea town meeting (Jan. 6)

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie’s newly appointed interim director of the state Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL), Alapaki P. Nahale-a, and the governor’s newly appointed District 1 State Senator Malama Solomon, Ph.D., will top the agenda at 5:15 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 6 at Waimea school cafeteria. It is Waimea Community Association’s first town meeting […]

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Coqui, planning on Waimea agenda (Oct. 7)

Coqui, planning on Waimea agenda (Oct. 7)

MEDIA RELEASE Four hot topics for Waimea and North Hawaii residents, plus a brief piano performance by an extraordinary blind sixth grade Waimea student, are on the Waimea Community Association Town Meeting agenda this week. Everyone is invited to the 5:15-7 p.m.Thursday, Oct. 7 meeting in Waimea School Cafeteria to discuss: * Shivering but singing […]

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Anuenue Playground on agenda at Waimea meeting (June 3)

Anuenue Playground on agenda at Waimea meeting (June 3)

MEDIA RELEASE Waimea’s popular, signature Anuenue Playground at Waimea Park, which was conceived, funded and constructed by the community almost 20 years ago, is in serious need of repair and replacement. The original project, piloted by Kathy Long, John Ray and the Waimea Outdoor Circle, involved hundreds of helping hands and donations – from pennies […]

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Clean up projects on agenda at Waimea meeting (April 1)

MEDIA RELEASE When it rains, tons of harmful sediment pour into the nearby ocean destroying the reef and damaging the entire marine environment. This is not surprising to those familiar with watershed management, but during a recent very localized rain storm upslope of Pelekane Bay near Kawaihae, “an amazing amount of silt was retained by […]

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Emergency preparedness on Waimea agenda (Nov. 5)

MEDIA RELEASE Community Resilience: the ability to recover from or adjust to misfortune or change; the capacity to withstand shock without permanent deformation. The “misfortune” or “stress” for a rural community such as Waimea could be any of a wide array of natural or man-made disasters:  pandemic illness such as swine flu, earthquake, hurricane or […]

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Mortgage relief, Saddle Road on Waimea agenda Oct. 1

Mortgage relief, Saddle Road on Waimea agenda Oct. 1

MEDIA RELEASE Home mortgage relief and help that’s available, things to do (and not do), what to watch for and other tips and advice on how to survive if not avoid the current home mortgage storm, coupled with an overview of the Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement preparation plan for the next phase of Saddle Road […]

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