April 05, 2014

Auntie Nickie Obituary

Elaine Ahuna “Aunty Nickie” Hines, 86, of Waimanalo, an employee for the state of Hawaii and City and County of Honolulu, and a musician, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Joseph J. Jr.; sons John A. “Bobo,” David K. “Dusty” and Mark; daughter Candace Helsham; 13 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. April 12 at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome

Honolulu StarAdvertiser 05 April 2014

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March 06, 2014

Sad News

Auntie Nickie Hines passed away this morning. Services planned for April 12. More information will be provided as it becomes available.

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March 04, 2014

2014 Registration Packet

if you haven't received the 2014 Reunion registration packet in the mail yet you can download, print, and complete the PDF version

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February 25, 2014

Update on Auntie Nickie Hines

Chuck Von Arnswaldt emailed an update on Auntie Nickie Hines:

"We visited with Nickie just prior to being discharged from Castle Hospital. She's still in a coma and will be cared for by Island Hospice at her home in Waimanalo.
Ask everyone to continue to pray for her and her family.

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February 24, 2014

Nā Momi Hoʻoheno- Elaine Hines

Here's a great video of Auntie Nickie:
Nā Momi Hoʻoheno- Elaine Hines

Nā Momi Ho‘oheno was created to capture the treasured life stories of our Hawaiian people so that future generations might be enriched by these priceless mo‘olelo of our cherished and unique way of life.Elaine Nickie Ahuna Hines was born in Hilo, Hawai‘i on August 28, 1927. Aunty Nickie has been playing Hawaiian music for more than 70 years. At the age of 9, she made her first professional debut with noted Hilo singer / composer, Albert Nahale-a. Since then she has played with some of Hawai‘i’s top musicians including Aunty Genoa Keawe.

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February 23, 2014

Auntie Nickie Hines

Just found out that Auntie Nickie is in Castle Hospital RM 212 after another heart attack. Prognosis does not look good at this time.

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Note on KMC reservations

Aloha 'Ohana, I asked the folks at KMC if the public can make reservations; here's the answer:

All of our guests are military, or have some sort of military affiliation (are being sponsored by military individuals). If you have any questions or need more information, please feel free to contact us.

Warmest Aloha,
Tory Martin
KMC / Reservations
Ph: 808-967-8333
Ph: (10:00pm - 6:00am) After hours 808-936-5891
Website: kmc-volcano.com

If you know anyone who can sponsor you I would suggest you go that route. If you are able to sponsor 'ohana let us know so we can put you in touch with folks who need sponsorship.


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February 22, 2014

2014 Reunion Update

Aloha 'Ohana, the information packets for the 2014 reunion have been mailed out. Keep an eye out for them!

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February 16, 2014

KMC Kokua

Aloha 'Ohana, if you are military, retired, veteran, or qualified dependent and can sponsor other 'ohana for lodging at KMC please let us know so we can match you up with someone. Mahalo for your kokua!

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KMC Starting to Fill Up!

Aloha 'Ohana, the Hilo team has notified us that Kilauea Military Camp has single room cottages available and they are filling up fast! Please make your plans soon!

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