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Christina O’Connor
West Oahu Coverstory // Mother Plans Charter School For West Oahu
For years, Sheila Buyukacar has wanted her two children to have the opportunity to learn their core academic subjects through a holistic lens. Now, she...

Christina O’Connor
Entrepreneurs // Life Coach Shares Success Secrets
In 2010, Rosetta Thurman quit her job at a nonprofit in Washington, D.C., to pursue a consulting business that focused on leadership guidance for nonprofit...

Christina O’Connor
West Oahu Coverstory // Area Lawmaker Nudges Keiki To Healthy Start
In an effort to provide a one-stop shop of health and safety resources for area families, state Rep. Sharon Har will sponsor Keiki Wellness Day...

Christina O’Connor
Entrepreneurs // Local Musician Branches Out
When people ask musician Koa Siu how he is doing, he often responds with, “Living the dream.” That especially has been the case in the...

Christina O’Connor
West Oahu News // Intergenerational Center Turns One, Celebrates With Open House
St. Francis Intergenerational Center is turning one, and to celebrate this milestone, it hosts an open house from noon to 2 p.m. March 2 to...

Christina O’Connor
Entrepreneurs // Personal Need Fuels Treatment Program
Nearly 15 years ago, Susan Sorensen started trekking to the Mainland to seek out specialists to help her then-8-year-old daughter, who suffers from a severe...

Christina O’Connor
West Oahu News // Ewa Tourney Aids Scholarships
Rotary Club of Kapolei is at it again, trying to raise scholarship funds for aspiring college students from West Oahu. This time, the club is...

Christina O’Connor
Entrepreneurs // Taking Big Risks To Create Koa Products
Every couple of months, JACY Inc. president Jorma Winkler collects koa wood from the upper slopes of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa on Hawaii Island,...

Christina O’Connor
Entrepreneurs // Local Businesses Share Work With Legislators
From food to fashion and information technology to clean energy, Hawaii-grown businesses represent a vibrant, diverse entrepreneurial community. But there is much room for growth....

Christina O’Connor
Entrepreneurs // Friendly Approach Keeps Biz Thriving
Last week, I gave an Ilio Dentals’ Teeth Treat to each of my best friend’s three dogs. By all three of their accounts – if...

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