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Dr. Cliff Kopp: A Remembrance

Cliff loved puzzles and was a puzzle himself. He was challenging; running you through a series of innocuous questions inevitably leading to a conclusion he hand-picked for you. Cliff had many confusing personas; the unassailable hero dentist, the community builder, the mischief-prone Rotarian, and the relentless, obnoxious contrarian. He remarked that his favorite compliment came […]

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Rotary leading largest care box shipment from Hawaii

Rotary leading largest care box shipment from Hawaii

MEDIA RELEASE It’s no trick! It’s a Christmas Box treat full of goodies for U.S. Marines! The Rotary Club of Kona Sunrise project, “Operation Aloha Phase IV” will be shipping an estimated 200 care boxes to Afghanistan to the troops timed to arrive for Christmas. This will be the single largest care box project to […]

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After 61 days and some 8,000 volunteer man-hours, the keiki playground is once again a jewel of the Big Island's recreation.

Kamakana Playground opens for play

After 61 days and some 8,000 volunteer man-hours, the keiki playground is once again a jewel of the Big Island’s recreation.

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Kamakana Playground: Check mate?

Kamakana Playground: Check mate?

  With only a few days left in the 60-day renovation, Kamakana Playground volunteers are making a few adjustments and corrections before reopening. Community Project Manager Cliff Kopp reports minor issues with one of the chess tables and the keiki zip-line, which apparently would only have been appropriate for really, really, really tall kids without […]

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Kamakana Playground: Into the final stretch

Kamakana Playground: Into the final stretch

The renovations at Kamakana Playground are heading into the last week of a 60-day schedule. Many details still must be attended to, community project manager Cliff Kopp said, and volunteers still are needed at Higashihara Park. On Sunday, May 3, Kopp wrote: Day 52 is in the books. The keiki playground is put together thanks […]

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Kamakana Playground renovations: Chess, anyone

Kamakana Playground renovations: Chess, anyone

  A volunteer puts the finishing touches on one of the chess tables at Kamakana Playground in Higashihara Park. The playground is undergoing renovations with the help of volunteers and donated labor. Community project organizer Cliff Kopp said while the transformation is awesome, there is still much work to done. Volunteers are welcome to join […]

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Kamakana Playground renovations half way there

Kamakana Playground renovations half way there

  Karin Stanton/Hawaii247.com Contributing Editor Half way through its renovations, Kamakana Playground is starting to look like the park gem Cliff Kopp envisioned. Kopp, however, said there still is much work to be done and he will need community volunteers more than ever. Although numerous organizations and companies have contributed materials, equipment and hours of […]

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Weekend update from Kamakana Playground

Weekend update from Kamakana Playground

Things are shaping up at Kamakana Playground. The work at Higashihara Park continued last week and through the weekend. Here’s the latest update from community project manager Cliff Kopp: Saturday, April 4, Day 23: Here is what we did today care of the Hawaii Drug Court program volunteers and the Hawaii Carpenter’s Union Apprentice Program. It’s […]

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Got some free time? Chip in at Kamakana Playground

Got some free time? Chip in at Kamakana Playground

  Another weekend – another chance to get involved in the Kamakana Playground renovations. Community project manager Cliff Kopp reminds weekend warriors they are welcome to come up to Higashihara Park and pitch in. There still is much work to be done to make the keiki playground a jewel of the Kona Coast. Just show […]

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Playground work on schedule; volunteers still needed

Playground work on schedule; volunteers still needed

  Karin Stanton/Hawaii247.com Contributing Editor Kamakana Children’s Playground renovations are on schedule a week into the project, but mason and carpenter volunteers still are needed. Cliff Kopp, community project manager, said he has been pleased with the progress and is grateful to the local companies that have contributed equipment and manpower. However, work is in […]

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If your idea of fun is hanging out 40 feet up in the air, aiming a power hose at an old wooden tower, you really need to call this guy ...

Help wanted: Keiki playground renovations a community effort

If your idea of fun is hanging out 40 feet up in the air, aiming a power hose at an old wooden tower, you really need to call this guy …

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