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St. Joseph school open house slated

In observance of Catholic Schools Week, St. Joseph School welcomes the community in attending their open house from 4:00p.m.–6:00 p.m. Thursday, January 29, 2015. Come and meet our staff, tour our campuses, and experience a perspective of Catholic school education.

Social emotional workshop set

Hawaii Learning Resource is pleased to announce our next parent and educator workshop, social emotional learning for students. The workshop will be held Saturday, Feb. 28, from 9 a.m. – noon. at Kanu o ka ‘Aina New Century Public Charter School located at 64-1043 Hi‘iaka Street, in Waimea.

Minihune Miniatures Club

Wailoa Center’s Fountain Gallery will present the Minihune Miniatures Club display opening Friday, Feb. 6th, from 5-7 p.m. Any Town, Anytime is an exhibit where you can see a 1950s peddler’s cart with 15 cent hot dogs next door to a modern day tea shop, around the corner from a Victorian conservatory and just down the street from the Craftsman-style house that belongs to a rock and roll witch. This collection of shops and houses combines different eras, occupations and fantasies.

Hawaii County offers home repair loans

The Office of Housing and Community Development is currently accepting applications to its Residential Emergency Repair Program. RERP loans are available to low-and moderate-income homeowners who are interested in repairing and improving their primary residence. The RERP loan can be used for roof repairs, electrical and plumbing work, sewer improvements, the installation of a solar water heating system and termite treatment and repairs to termite or wood rot damage.

Puna farmers receive grants

The Rotary Club of Pahoa Sunset presented more than $28,000 to 31 Puna District farmers in the form of $750.00 individual grant checks on Jan. 20, and presented a $5,000 check to Hawaii Island Food-basket on Jan. 8.