Saturday, December 11th, 9AM We will have a short Driving Tour on Saturday in advance of our Christmas Party later in the day up in Paauilo, Mauka. in order that everyone has enough time to prepare for getting to the festivities! We start at a new location, the NELHA Headquarters at Keahole. Some of you … Read more


SATURDAY DECEMBER 11, 5 TO 8 PM Location: David Lema’s Koholalele Ranch at 42-1034 Koholalele Road, Paauilo, HI 96776 Drive past Honokaa from Waimea about a 30 minute drive from the center of town, about 22 miles. Just past Donna’s Cookies, take the first right up Mauka. We should have a sign there at the … Read more

New Big Island PCA Webmaster

Aloha Big Island PCA members!  My name is Michael Maston and I have recently volunteered to take care of the club’s web site and newsletter.  I must say I’ve got big shoes to fill given how well Andreas Kottschoth has run things to date so I hope you will all be patient, help me get … Read more

In Memoriam

MARGARITA “DAYDAY” HOPKINS (1950-2021) With a heavy heart, we must announce the passing of Big Island PCA member Margarita “Dayday” Hopkins. Margarita lost her 4 year battle with ALS in early November.  She greatly enjoyed her runs with her husband Kevin and the group for the Oktoberfest parties at Kona Brewery. The entire Big Island PCA … Read more

Membership Drive

Our Membership Drive Tour today was perfection, followed by our Annual General Membership Meeting on ZOOM. The club is growing and the sun is shining and the roads are winding and we are smiling! Nice lunch at Queens Marketplace Theater Bistro afterward. Photos by Lee Fausak


It’s election time for our Region, every 2 years we elect a new slate of Officers for our club, according to our bylaws.  The candidates for the next term from 2022 through 2023 are running unopposed there were no other potential candidates coming forward, so this election becomes more of acclamation of the proposed slate … Read more

New Secretary

Your Interim Secretary, Dr. Margaret Meyer, has just joined our Board two weeks ago to fulfill the duties until the end of this term at the approval of the President and without dissent from the Board. She is also willing to serve for at least the next 2-year term, through 2023. Margaret is an orthopedic … Read more

Fun 10

By Gunner Mench The 2021 Oktoberfest Tour started early this year at the Queen’s Marketplace in Waikoloa Resort with a sizeable crowd anxious to win some of the awesome gifts donated by Member Wayne Higaki to those in attendance, with ticket numbers called out by President Gunner Mench, who was decked out in his authentic … Read more