Category Archives: Hawaii Events

Celebration tells awe-inspiring stories of voyaging, canoes


Master navigator Chad Baybayan likens a voyaging canoe to a bird as he places a replica of a canoe over that of a bird during a presentation about navigating at the 20th anniversary celebration for the Mauloa at Keauhou Beach Park on Saturday. (BRAD BALLESTEROS/SPECIAL TO WEST HAWAII TODAY)

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Wellness in Waimea


Maleah Adams does the limbo at a booth sponsored by Waimea Country School at the 14th Annual Waimea Healthy Keikifest on Saturday. (Anna Pacheco/Special to West Hawaii Today)

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SIMPLY A-MAZE-ING

Just keep going’ — Corn, pumpkins and inspiration for future farmers

BY CATHERINE TARLETON
SPECIAL TO NORTH HAWAII NEWS


North Kohala pumpkin patch and corn field maze!

There’s kind of a whirring, whispering breeze inside the corn maze. Tall green cornstalks, their silky-tufted baby ears swaying lightly, make the path both inviting and mysterious. It’s easy to see how author W.P. Kinsella chose corn to create the “field of dreams” in his novel “Shoeless Joe.” But that’s not this story.

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