Urgent Advisories & Town Meeting Schedule 2017

2018 WCA TOWN MEETING SCHEDULE: 5:15-7 p.m., First Thursdays - usually in Waimea School Cafeteria (unless notified):

NOTE: WCA will host two Primary Election Candidate Forums this year. Please save these dates:

Thurs., June 7, 2018 will be a Gubernatorial & LG Candidates Forum - 5 p.m., Waimea School Cafeteria.

Thurs., July 12, 2018 will be a "Speed Dating" Candidate Forum at 5 p.m. at HPA's Taylor Commons featuring candidates running for U.S. Congress District 2, State Senate, State House and Hawai'i County Council. Please mark your calendar and join us!

Hawai'i's Primary Election is Sat., Aug. 11, 2018. Most major races will be decided that day. New election laws permit individuals to walk in and register to vote up until Aug. 11.

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 members from throughout the 42,000-mile voyage will join us to reflect on the experience, lessons learned and what to expect moving forward.                                                                                — Photo Courtesy of the Polynesian Voyaging Society

5:15-7 p.m., Thurs., Aug. 3, 2017.  Waimea School Cafeteria – Please join us! 

This will be a memorable meeting to welcome home Waimea members of the Hokule’a worldwide voyage crews!   Waimea PWO Navigator and Capt. Chadd Paishon, Capt. Pomaikalani Bertelmann and other Waimea crew members will share reflections about the 42,000-mile Malama Honua worldwide voyage — “Ah, ha!” moments, challenges, life lessons, global climate and environmental observations, cultural encounters and more.  They also will talk about coming voyages. 

Also providing brief updates will be:

1) North Hawaii Community Hospital President Cindy Kamikawa, RN, and Dr. Natalie Kehau Ah-Yin Kong, a new-to-Waimea Family Practice Obstetrician

2) County Council member Dr. Tim Richards

3) Community Policing Officer May Lee   

4) South Kohala Traffic Safety Committee Chair James Hustace will provide a brief overview of a recent community survey about perspectives, issues and concerns related to traffic safety in the South Kohala district.

There is no charge and everyone is welcome; WCA membership is suggested. 

Steaming hot Starbucks coffee and cookies will be provided.  More info:  www.Facebook.com/WaimeaCommunityAssociation, or call Patti Cook (937-2833) or email cookshi@aol.com


Future Town Meetings: 

Thurs., Sept. 7, 2017 – 5:15-7 p.m. – Our Homeless and Houseless – A Panel Discussion Discerning The Range of Issues And What’s Being Done…Where Are the Gaps?  

Thurs., Oct. 5, 2017 – 5:15-7 p.m. – HPA eLAB Student Presentation. Note: Meeting moved to HPA upper campus.)

Thurs., Nov. 2, 2017 – 5:15-7 p.m. – Annual Waimea First Responders Mahalo Potluck Dinner – All invited – please bring a potluck item to share! WCA will provide plates, utensils, napkins and cups!

 No December Town Meeting to prepare for the 57th Annual Waimea Christmas Twilight Parade – 5:30 p.m., Sat., Dec. 2, 2017

Thurs., Jan. 4, 2018 – 5:15-7 p.m. – 2018 Legislative Preview

 Thurs., Feb. 1, 2018 – 5:15-7 p.m. Briefing by Hawaiian Ethos – the licensed medical marijuana producers/distributors here in Lalamilo Farmlots.



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