Category Archives: Honoka’a People’s Theatre

Come dance a meditation – Ecstatic Dance in Honoka‘a, HI

Let’s dance! Ecstatic Dance. It’s “a moving meditation that develops a direct body-spirit connection,” and is not as odd as it sounds, though it does have guidelines. Guidelines for dancing? Yup. Check out the  website. The first time I heard … Continue reading

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Sure signs it’s fall in Hawai‘i

Seasons change very subtly in Hawai‘i. But after 5 years of living here, I can see the shifts. Fall is a mix of cool rainy days, often too many in a row, and warm sunny days often with low humidity. … Continue reading

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Honoka‘a People’s Theatre – helping us fly our freak flags

My interactions with the Honoka‘a People’s Theatre (HPT) last week once again confirmed that it is the heart of our wonderfully eclectic town. The owner, Dr. Tawn Keeney and his daughter and Theatre Manager, Phaethon, have really amped up how … Continue reading

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Scheurell does the hula

When you think of Scheurell, do you imagine hula? No, me neither, until now. Because this weekend, I danced two hulas on stage at the Honoka‘a People’s Theatre. No one was more surprised than me… The theatre raised the $60,000 … Continue reading

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Saving the heart of our town – Honoka‘a People’s Theatre

Our beloved Honoka‘a People’s Theatre is the heart of this town. They provide space for community classes, educational events and concerts and, yes, show movies, usually just a couple weeks later than the other theatres on the island. They stuck … Continue reading

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New grinds in Happening Honoka’a

Some who live on the Big Island would scoff at an essay with the words “Happening” and “Honoka‘a” together in a title. But they don’t see what I see. We’re getting a bunch of new restaurants, a sure sign of … Continue reading

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A stroll through Honoka‘a with a cat poster

While Faye was away for two weeks at Junior Lifeguarding class, I plastered the town with a “found cat” poster. (See It’s not my cat, posted 6/22/13.) While Faye loves him, we still aren’t sure we’re keeping the cat that adopted us. … Continue reading

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