The North Hawaii Education and Research Center Advisory Committee met to receive a report on the on-going program and actives at the center. Adult and Pediatric CPR, Hawaiian Quilting, Japanese Conversation and Hiking Hamakua are among the non-credit offerings in the coming months. Check these and other for-credit offerings at www.hilo.hawaii.edu/academics/nherc/
In a capital improvement update, Director Farrah-Marie Gomes reported that bidding has already begun on Phase 2-B which comprises the enclosure and completion of the first floor of the Phase 2 building. Bids are scheduled to be opened at the end of August and construction is expected to last for 12-15 months.
Once completed, the project will house a heritage center and a one-stop elder care services.