Urgent Advisories & Town Meeting Schedule 2019

2019 WCA TOWN MEETING SCHEDULE:
5:15 – 7 p.m. – Waimea School Cafeteria
Always First Thursdays

September 5
October 3
November 7
No December Meeting

There is no charge to attend WCA Town Meetings and everyone is welcome. However, membership is encouraged and supports our not-for-profits’ modest operating expenses. (We are all volunteers so overhead is extremely low.)

WCA Membership: Dues $15/person; $25/family/year. Please join!

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Next Town Meeting: Meet New HELCO President & Dive Into Energy Issues & Opportunities For Hawai’i Island; Also County General Plan Update – Laying The Framework For Decades To Come!!

September 5, 2019 – 5:15-7 p.m. – Waimea School Cafeteria – All Invited! Hawai’i County General Plan Update – April Suprenant from the Planning Department staff will review the GP update process and recommendations – something that is supposed to occur once every 10 years. Department Director Michael Yee also will attend. Introducing the new […]

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Next Town Meeting: Thurs., August 1, 2019 – Waimea School Cafeteria

WITH HURRICANE SEASON UPON US, A HURRICANE HARDENED EMERGENCY SHELTER ON WAIMEA TOWN MEETING AGENDA WAIMEA, Hawai’i Island — With the season’s first hurricane heading this way (Hurricane Erick has been upgraded to a Category 4 but still expected to pass south of Hawai’i island though will probably bring high surf, wind and rain) and […]

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Next Waimea Town Meeting – Thurs., July 11, 2019: Game Changing Opportunities – Hydrogen For County Buses & A Hardened Emergency Shelter for Waimea/North Hawai’i — Please join us!

Our next Waimea Town Meeting will be the 2nd Thursday of July – July 11, 2019 – to avoid Independence Weekend and give everyone an opportunity to participate in learning about two game-changing possibilities: Hydrogen-powered buses for our County and a “hardened” emergency shelter for our district. Everyone’s understanding of, involvement and support will help […]

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GAME CHANGING PROJECTS INVOLVING CLIMATE, ENERGY AND COMMUNITY TOP JUNE 6, 2019 WAIMEA TOWN MEETING AGENDA

Please join us! The Hale Kuawehi solar-plus-battery-storage partnership with HELCO and Parker Ranch, now approved by the Public Utilities Commission (PUC), is one of several “game changers” on the June 6, 2019 Waimea Community Association Town Meeting agenda. The meeting will be from 5:15-7 p.m. in the Waimea School cafeteria and everyone’s invited. The PUC-approved […]

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Waimea Town Meeting Thurs., May 2, 2019: ‘Devilish Details Of The 2019 Legislature, County Council and County Budget Top Agenda – All Invited!

Meeting Recap: WCAʻs May Town Meeting was extremely interesting – about both the 2019 Legislature – wins and losses and benefits to our district and island – and the challenges the County Council faces with the County budget…great turnout, good questions, some answers that are chilling. Clearly, we all must pay attention. Mayor Harry Kim […]

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April 4, 2019 Waimea Town Meeting Follow-Up – Please Send Comments/Suggestions/Questions Re: Kamuela Post Office Relocation

KAMUELA POST OFFICE – POSSIBLE RELOCATION

Information provided at WCA Town Meeting April 4, 2019: The United States Postal Service is asking our Waimea/Kamuela community for input – comments – questions on this possibility. Must be received within the next 30 days, by May 4, 2019. No decisions have been made – they want to […]

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Waimea Town Meeting Thurs., March 7: No Grumbling – Here’s How To Make A Difference In Your Community; Also, An Update On Waimea’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensary

Grumbling about something that bugs you in your community might feel good briefly but to really make a difference, to help fix concerns or issues, serving on a county or state board or commission is worth considering. “It’s a meaningful way to have an impact and you will learn a lot about your community and […]

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Feb. 7, 2019 Waimea Town Meeting Continues 30-Year Community Push To Provide Post-High School Education for North Hawai’i

More than 30 years ago, North and West Hawai’i residents started asking the University of Hawai’i and State Legislature to make post-high school education accessible and affordable for residents who lived long distances from Hilo-based college and university options. Many — from anxious parents to school teachers and administrators to employers and regular citizens […]

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Happy New Year! Our First Waimea Town Meeting will be Thurs., Jan. 3, 2019 – 5:15 p.m. Please join us!

What’s On Your Mind, Waimea, for the 2019 Legislature? Plus – Meet New Waimea Family Court Judge Mahilani Hiatt, Catch Up On Recent Vandalism & Learn About Essential Air Service Proposals for Kamuela Airport It’s a new year and time to think about our community’s needs, concerns, aspirations when it comes to the 2019 State […]

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MAHALO POTLUCK Honors Community’s Dedicated First Responders – Nov. 1, 2018

2018 Photo of First Responders Honored at WCA Mahalo Potluck!

Thanks to all of the First Responders who attended — both those “on the clock” for the County, State, Federal governments including Pohakuloa Training Area, and the not-for-profits, and also the amazing volunteers! Shown speaking here is WCA Board Member James Hustace who coordinated […]

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