Urgent Advisories & Town Meeting Schedule 2017

2017 WCA TOWN MEETING SCHEDULE: 5:15-7 p.m., First Thursdays - usually in Waimea School Cafeteria (unless notified):

•Thurs., Jan. 4, 2018 – 2018 Legislative Preview (including possible purchase of vacant lot adjacent to post office and school), and exploring sustainable agriculture, food security and self-reliance.

•Thurs., Feb. 1, 2018 – Hawaiian Ethos – the licensed medical marijuana producers/distributors here in Lalamilo Farmlots

‘Local’ Issues Top Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018 Waimea Town Meeting Agenda

At a time when “Think Global, Act Local” seems particularly meaningful, Waimea Community Association’s 5:30 p.m., Thurs., Jan. 4, 2018 Town Meeting will do just this – discuss issues and priorities facing the 2018 Hawai’i State Legislature that are particularly relevant to Waimea and Hawai’i Island. As always, the meeting will run from 5:15-7 p.m. […]


Sept. 7, 2017 Waimea Town Meeting: Exploring How Our Community Can Make A Difference For The Homeless

5:15 p.m., Thurs., Sept. 7, 2017 – Waimea School Cafeteria

A panel discussion discerning the range of issues around homelessness and houselessness with presenters deeply involved, experienced and committed to helping our community explore how we can make a difference.

Homelessness, houselessness, and individuals and families struggling on the edge are increasingly of […]


August 3, 2017 Waimea Town Meeting To Welcome Home Waimea Members of the Hokule’a Worldwide Voyage!

Mahalo to Waimea’s own Hokule’a crew members for a most memorable presentation! You make us soooooo proud!

(L-R) Captain Pomaikalani Bertelmann and Navigator Ka’iulani Murphy — both of Waimea — brought home the Hokule’a on its final leg of the worldwide voyage. Capt. Pomai along with PWO Navigator Chadd Paishon and other Waimea crew […]


Special Waimea Town Meeting: Tuesday, July 11 To Discuss North Hawaii Community Hospital

The affiliation of North Hawaii Community Hospital and The Queen’s Health Systems, as well as quality of care, available services, finances, and community expectations, will be the focus of a special Waimea Community Association Town Meeting at 5:15 p.m., Tues., July 11, 2017, in Waimea School Cafeteria. The entire community is invited. Leading the discussion […]


Pohakuloa Training Area Update Tops Waimea Town Meeting Agenda Thurs., July 6, 2017

June 28, 2017 Pohakuloa Training Area Groundbreaking – Courtesy of US Army.

5:15-7 p.m., Thurs., July 6, 2017. Waimea School Cafeteria. This month’s meeting will feature an update on Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA) by Cmdr Christopher Marquez to include current training activities at PTA, the recently started $26 million construction of septic and storm […]



Thursday, June 1, 2017 – 5:15-7 p.m. – Waimea School Cafeteria


Three high impact issues on quality of life in North Hawai’i will share the spotlight during Waimea Community Association’s Town Meeting this Thursday in Waimea School cafeteria.

Scope of the meeting will range from the latest scientific findings and concerns regarding Rapid ‘Ohi’a […]


Our Island’s Kupuna ‘Safety Net’ & Parker Ranch Waimea Town Center EA Promise Far-Reaching WCA Town Meeting Thurs., May 4, 2017

Mahalo to all who came to the May 4, 2017 WCA Town Meeting! Here is the handout provided to attendees by Parker Ranch. PR Letter to WCA 20170504

How a community treats its kupuna (seniors) and its keiki (children) says a great deal about its values, and Waimea Community Association’s 5:15 p.m., Thurs., May 4, […]


Hawai’i State Attorney General Doug Chin To Speak at Waimea Town Meeting Thurs., April 6

Our April 6, 2017 WCA Town Meeting was exceptional — the full presentation by State AG Doug Chin may be viewed on Big Island Video News (mahalo BIVN): http://www.bigislandvideonews.com/2017/04/07/video-taking-on-trump-ag-chin-gets-standing-ovation-in-waimea/ On the heels of securing the first-in-the-country temporary restraining order (TRO) from a federal judge to block the second immigration travel ban executive order by […]


COMMUNITY INPUT REQUESTED: Essential Air Service For Kamuela – Deadline April 27, 2017

URGENT: As followup to our March 2, 2017 WCA Town Meeting where two applicants for federal Essential Air Service (EAS) support to service our Kamuela Airport shared their plans, WCA received the following email requesting community input:

I would like to update you on the Essential Air Service (EAS) situation at Kamuela/Waimea, as well as […]



5:15-7 p.m., Thurs., Feb. 2, 2017. Waimea School Cafeteria.

Waimea Community Association’s February Town Meeting will be almost entirely devoted to an “Active Shooter/Active Violence’ awareness presentation by Lt. Thomas A. Shopay III with the Hawai’i Police Department’s Special Response Team. This is a presentation that is recommended for all adults.

“We would all […]