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

Mayor Harry Kim & Waimea Council Reps Headline Jan. 5, 2017 WCA Town Meeting

WCA JANUARY 2017 TOWN MEETING: 5:15-7 p.m., Thurs., Jan. 5. Waimea School cafeteria. It’s a new year and new County Administration and we are pleased to welcome re-elected and newly sworn-in Mayor Harry Kim, and also our newly elected and sworn in Council representatives – Council Chair Val Poindexter (District 1) and Tim Richards (District […]


MAHALO to all for a fabulous – and safe – Waimea Christmas Twilight Parade!

MAHALO to all who participated in, contributed to, or attended our 56th Annual Waimea Christmas Twlight Parade – Dec. 3, 2016!

We thank our Grand Marshall “Shorty” Bertelmann and the wa’a community who joined us – making it a “chicken skin” “Starlight Christmas” tribute to this community’s remarkable voyaging heritage! This includes all of the […]


New Waimea Community Leaders & Significant Projects Top Town Meeting Agenda Thurs., Nov. 3, 2016

Two significant new Waimea/North Hawai’i organizational leaders – for North Hawai’i Community Hospital (NHCH) and Pohakuloa Training Area – and two equally significant projects – WWII unexploded ordnance (UXO) cleanup and Google’s Makani Wind Energy Kite project – will top the agenda for Waimea Community Association’s Town Meeting from 5:15-7 p.m., Thurs., Nov. 3, 2016 […]


Come Celebrate Near-Completion of Waimea District Park & Thank Our Mayor & Administration!

Don’t recognize this? Not surprising – few have had an opportunity to see this stunning new playing field that’s part of our still-under-construction $24 million Waimea District Park! But those who participated in our WCA “sneak peak” Oct. 6 saw it first hand…and more! Please mark your calendars – the official completing is set […]


Aug. 4 Town Meeting Focuses On County Boards & Commissions

5:15-7 p.m., Thurs., Aug. 4, 2016. Waimea School Cafeteria. Boards and Commissions provide critical community advice, transparency and accountability for County departments, agencies and services so several current board and commission members representing Waimea/South Kohala will share their thoughts and experiences. Also, Char Shigemura, who is Mayor Billy Kenoi’s Executive Assistant, will provide an overview […]


How To Help Prevent The Spread of Rapid ‘Ohi’a Death Into Our North Hawai’i Forests!

5 THINGS YOU CAN DO TO PREVENT SPREADING RAPID ‘OHI’A DEATH’: Rapid ‘Ohi’a Death (ROD) is new to Hawai’i Island yet has already killed hundreds of thousands of trees across more than 35,000 acres of our island. It is caused by a fungus. We can all help minimize further spread and buy time to […]


2016 Legislative Priorities, Pohakuloa Training Area Update, Proposed New Cesspool Rules On Waimea Community Association Town Meeting Agenda Thurs., Jan. 6, 2016   

Community priorities and issues top the Jan. 6, 2016 Waimea Community Association Town Meeting agenda, ranging from North Hawai’i’s 2016 legislative priorities to a Pohakuloa Training Area Update to proposed new Department of Health rules governing cesspools. As always, WCA Town Meetings from 5:15-7 p.m. at Waimea School Cafeteria are open and all are welcome. […]


Community Invited To Dengue Fever Informational Briefing


(Note: Click here for 2015 Waimea Christmas Festivities and Big Island Giving Tree http://waimeatown.org/?page_id=403 )

In response to an outbreak of Dengue Fever on Hawai’i Island, Waimea and North Hawai’i residents are invited to a Dengue Fever informational briefing at 6 p.m., Mon., Nov. […]


Testimony regarding dedication of land from Parker Ranch for Waimea District Park

March 28, 2015 DEDICATION OF LAND FROM PARKER RANCH FOR WAIMEA DISTRICT PARK To : Chair Valerie Poindexter & Committee MembersAs you know, a commitment was made by Parker Ranch in 2002 to dedicate landsto the County of Hawai’i for public park and recreational purposes. This was partof a rezoning ordinance that recognized a […]


Waimea Town Meeting April 2, 2015 To Focus On Parker Ranch Efforts To Pursue Renewable Energy Alternatives And Lower Electricity Rates

Parker Ranch and Paniolo Power will update Waimea Community Association at 5:15 p.m. on Thursday, April 2, 2015 Town Meeting on their efforts to pursue renewable energy and lower electricity rates for the immediate community of Waimea, North Hawai’i and perhaps all of Hawai’i Island.

Dutch Kuyper and Jose Dizon will present the most current […]