|Ron Self, Wood Valley farmer and attorney, asks PUC and HELCO to seek less expensive sources of energy.|
Opponents, including farmer and attorney Ron Self of Wood Valley, contend that the PUC and Hawaiian Electric should be looking for less expensive sources of energy, that do not take agricultural land out of production.
`Aina Koa Pono representatives have been meeting with residents in small groups and attending community group meetings to explain their plan and promise jobs for the community. Tonight, they meet with ‘O Ka’u Kakou. ‘Aina Koa Pono will hold its first public meeting since February on Monday, Sept. 19 at Pahala Community Center at 6:30 p.m.
KA`U FARM BUREAU’S ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING is tonight, Sept. 8 at Pahala Community Center. Special guests include state Sen. Gil Kahele and County Councilmember Brittany Smart. The Bureau will also hold elections of board and officer positions. The event is potluck. For more information, call 929-9550.
THE KA`U COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PLAN STEERING COMMITTEE will meet next Tuesday, Sept. 13, at 5:30 p.m. at Pahala Community Center. Items on the agenda include the introduction of new consultant staff to the committee, a project update by CDP manager and County planner Ron Whitmore, and a discussion on recent community outreach events. Discussion on proposals to the CDP project will not be covered in the meeting.
THE KA`U TROJANS GIRLS VOLLEYBALL TEAM beat St. Joseph Cardinals on Tuesday. The Trojans won 3 of 5 games at St. Joe’s gym in Hilo. The home team started out strong, beating the Trojans in the first game. The Trojans recovered, however, and won the following two and final game.
THE FIRST TROJAN FOOTBALL home game this season is Saturday, Sept. 10, against Hawai`i Preparatory Academy at the Ka`u High School field. Game time is 6 p.m. Ka`u will play volleyball in Kohala at noon on Saturday.