Urgent Advisories & Town Meeting Schedule 2017

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

Sept. 7
Oct. 5 - Relocated to HPA Upper Campus eLab!
Nov. 2 - Potluck mahalo gathering for our First Responders
December (often cancelled due to Christmas parade sponsorship so TBD)
Jan. 4, 2018

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!

pwo-navigator-shorty-bertelmannWe 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 students, staff and families from various Waimea schools who walked with “Shorty”!  

We also thank Waimea Community Association’s many partners who worked with Parade Co-Chairs Lani Olsen-Chong and Kalae Kawamura to bring together nearly 1,000 parade participants to celebrate a “Starlight Christmas”!

These include the Rotary Club of North Hawai’i, Rotary International, Big Island Giving Tree, Puna Plantation Hawai’i/Waimea Center & KTA Super Stores, Kamuela Ace Hardware, Parker Ranch Center, West Hawai’i Concrete, Waimea’s beloved truckers, Around The Clock, North Hawai’i Community Hospital, Big Island Portables, Waimea Middle School, Parker School, Mana Christian ‘Ohana, New Hope Christian Fellowship, Imiola Church, W.M. Keck Observatory, Canada-France-Hawai’i Telescope, Lex Brodie, First Hawaiian Bank, Costco-Kona, and the County of Hawai’i (Department of Parks & Recreation & South Kohala Community Policing).

Special thanks too, to community members and churches who helped pickup trash along the parade route both immediately after the parade and at 5:30 a.m. Sunday morning!  This includes Mana Christian ‘Ohana and New Hope Christian Fellowship!

We also thank parade spectators who dug into their pockets to contribute to the Big Island Giving Tree Bucket Brigade!  In all, your dimes and quarters and dollars added up to more than $1,600 to help BIGT be sure no one is forgotten this holiday season, especially our kupuna!

We also especially thank Santa for stopping in, and the staff at North Hawai’i Community Hospital for creating a float for him – complete with nurses in red scrubs to give him a quick check up to be sure he will be in top shape throughout the busy holiday season!

The 57th Annual Waimea Christmas Twilight Parade will be Sat., Dec. 2, 2017!~ Mark your 2017 calendar today and plan to join us! 

 

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More info: contact Patti Cook (937-2833) or email cookshi@aol.com, or go to www.Facebook.com/WaimeaCommunityAssociation.

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