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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‘Most Contentious Issue’ Facing Nov. 6, 2018 General Election Voters Tops Oct. 4 Waimea Town Meeting Agenda – Please join us!

Mahalo to all who participated in our Oct. 4 WCA Town Meeting! Civil Beat, the online Hawai’i news service that prides itself for its investigative reporting, calls a constitutional amendment on the 2018 Hawai’i General Election ballot that proposes establishing a new tax on investment properties to support public education “one of the most contentious […]

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WCA’s Sept. 6, 2018 Town Meeting To Provide ‘Catch-Up” News That Impacts The Entire Community – Please join us!

Waimea Community Associationʻs Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018 Town Meeting at 5:15 p.m. in Waimea School cafeteria includes a packed agenda of important “catch-up” news and introductions. “Itʻs “catch-up” in nature because we devoted our June and July Town Meetings to Primary Election candidate forums,” said WCA President Patti Cook. September presentations will include: Hawai’i County […]

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‘Big Picture’ & ‘Nitty Gritty” of Residential Photo Voltaic To Possibly Reduce Costs and Carbon Footprint Tops Waimea Town Meeting Agenda Thurs., Aug. 2, 2018

WARM MAHALO to our Aug. 2 Town Meeting PV Panel Presenters — it was an extremely informative meeting!

We’ll have an update soon on our next WCA Town Meeting soon – 5:15 p.m., Thurs., Sept. 6, 2018 – Waimea School Cafeteria. In the meantime, PLEASE VOTE on or before Sat., Aug. 11, 2018 in […]

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VERY IMPORTANT: North Hawai’i Candidate Forum Thurs., July 12, 2018 Spotlights ‘Local’ Races in All Important Aug. 11 PRIMARY ELECTION

WARM VERY MAHALO to our candidates and community for making this forum a very productive learning experience for all! Mahalo, too, to our “speed dating” table facilitators, moderator Sherry Bracken, timer Terri Greenwell and HPA for welcoming us to use Taylor Commons dining hall. Remember: Hawai’i’s Primary Election Day is Sat., Aug. 11, 2018. Many […]

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VERY IMPORTANT: 2018 Governor & LG Candidate Forum – Thurs., June 14, 2018 – 5-8 p.m. – Please join us!

To introduce voters to candidates for Governor of Hawai’i, to enable candidates to get to know Waimea’s and North Hawai’i’s issues, priorities and concerns, and to encourage voting in the all-important August 11, 2018 Primary Election when many Hawai’i races are expected to be effectively decided, Waimea Community Association (WCA) and several community groups are […]

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Pursuit Of Non-Fossil Fuel Energy Options, Little Fire Ants & Girl Scout Camp Kilohana Top Waimea Town Meeting Thurs., May 3, 2018 – 5:15 p.m.

MEETING RECAP: Mahalo to North Hawai’i News/West Hawai’i Today for this recap of our recent WCA Town Meeting re: exciting renewable energy possibilities for our region and island! Mahalo to our presenters.

http://www.westhawaiitoday.com/2018/05/07/north-hawaii-news/paniolo-power-co-forms-partnership-with-innergex-renewables-usa-await-response-from-helco-on-submitted-proposal/

MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT: The pursuit of alternatives to burning fossil fuel, the need to get serious about stopping the spread of Little Fire […]

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UNIQUE ASPECTS OF ‘RESTLESS’ MAUNA LOA TO BE EXPLORED AT WAIMEA TOWN MEETING THURS., APRIL 5, 2018 – 5:15 p.m. – Waimea School Cafeteria

Mauna Loa ‘Eruption Not Expected’ But Important To Know Geology & History Of This Massive Volcano

Waimea is not located on the slopes of Mauna Loa, which is the largest volcano on Earth and comprises more than half of the surface area of Hawai’i Island. But the unique geology and history of this nearby […]

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Special Waimea Town Meeting Requested By Mayor Harry Kim To Dissect Possible General Excise Tax Increase

Waimea Community Association has agreed to hold a second town meeting during the month of March – from 6-8 p.m., Mon., March 12, 2018 at Anna Ranch on Kawaihae Road — at the request of Mayor Harry Kim to discuss a possible 0.5% increase in the General Excise Tax (GET). The meeting will be facilitated […]

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Thurs., March 1, 2018 Town Meeting: ‘Blowing Clouds’ Panel Discussion & Update on Rapid ‘Ohi’a Death – 5:15 pm – Waimea School Cafeteria

Electronic Smoking Devices (ESDs) – or e-cigs – are not “new” but they’ve exploded on the scene in Waimea with now three operating vape shops including a “vaping lounge” near three schools. Also, some Waimea schools report a sharp increase in students bringing to campus vaping paraphernalia, which the State Department of Education considers “contraband” […]

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Thursday, Feb. 1 Waimea Town Meeting To Focus On Medical Cannabis Business Here In Lalamilo Farmlots – All Invited

Medical cannabis has been legal in Hawai’i since 2000, but access to medical cannabis was challenging. Initially the Hawai’i law enabled patients and caregivers to legally grow their own plants within certain parameters. Then in 2015, the State Legislature passed, and the Governor signed into law Act 241, which became codified as Chapter 329D of […]

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