Recent columns by Fern Gavelek
Fern Gavelek got hooked on journalism in high school. She worked at newspapers in her native Indiana before moving to Hawaii in 1988. Ever since, she has been writing about the people, places and events that make the Aloha State so special.
A resident of Kona on the Big Island, Fern works from home as a freelance journalist, photographer and public relations professional. Her stories have appeared in national and Hawaii publications, most recently in Agriculture Hawaii, HILuxury, Keiki Talk, Ke Ola, Leo, This Week, Travel Age West and Where Guestbook. In 2006, Fern was named the SBA Journalist of the Year for the Big Isle.
Active in the Kona community, Fern is co-editor of the Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerces Source magazine, is volunteer publicist for Hulihee Palace and recently wrote the book North Konas Catholic Heritageremembered as a member of St. Michaels Heritage Committee.
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