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Christina O’Connor
West Oahu News // March Raises Sexual Assault Awareness At UH West Oahu
Nearly 120 men sported red stilettos, decorated slippers and platform sandals and took a walk around the University of Hawaii-West Oahu campus April 9 in...

Christina O’Connor
West Oahu News // Kroc Center To Celebrate Art
The Salvation Army Kroc Center Hawaii will celebrate the arts from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday with “Art Night: Feel the Light,” which will display...

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West Oahu Coverstory // LCC’s Culinary Gala Returning May 10
By pairing 13 chefs from some of Hawaii’s most renowned restaurants with farmers, ranchers and aquaculturists, the annual L’ulu Leeward Culinary Gala, set for from...

Christina O’Connor
Entrepreneurs // Dad-baby Clothing Combos At Expo
A T-shirt, says Ku’ulei Vedder, “can be a form of expression and a representation of yourself.” With Altered Ink LLC, which Vedder founded and co-owns...

Christina O’Connor
Entrepreneurs // Pool Company Puts Customers First
Growing up, Misty Tausaga discovered one major downside to having a pool: Her family had trouble finding a pool-cleaning company that provided the level of...

Christina O’Connor
Entrepreneurs // Kaimuki Music Store Carries On Legacy
As a trumpet player and orchestra conductor, Harry Yoshioka wanted to provide a place that could offer other musicians supplies they needed. In 1946, he...

Christina O’Connor
Entrepreneurs // Small Business Coach Shares Advice
During early mornings, evenings and weekends in his 10 years in corporate sales, Patrick Snow built up a side business of coaching, speaking and consulting....

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West Oahu Coverstory // Students Spend Break Helping Out
Armed with pickaxes, shovels and machetes, Nanakuli High School students Tianna Hanohano, Kanani Woods and Keith Woods take turns chopping at a tree stump in...

Christina O’Connor
Entrepreneurs // Turning A Hobby Into A Business
As a stay-at-home mother of two, Uakea Egami would spend her children’s nap time learning to sew by following online tutorials. “I had this urge...

Christina O’Connor
West Oahu News // UH-WO Chancellor Honored
University of Hawaii-West Oahu chancellor Rockne Freitas recently was recognized for his work, being named this year’s recipient of Oregon State University Alumni Association’s E.B....

Christina O’Connor
MidWeek Cover Story // Get Hired
Presented by ‘Honolulu Star-Advertiser,’ along with monster.com and alternate energy, the 2014 Career Expo is designed to connect companies with their ideal employees Like many...

Christina O’Connor
Entrepreneurs // New Site Allows Social Interaction With Safety
When Cynthia Tercier moved to the Islands from Philadelphia to attend Argosy University, she didn’t know anyone. She made friends at school, but everyone was...

Christina O’Connor
West Oahu News // Halawa’s Tire Wall Stops Erosion, Clears Way For Native Plants
About 15 volunteers from Engineers Without Borders, Friends of Halawa Xeriscape Garden and Board of Water Supply joined forces March 8 to continue building a...

Christina O’Connor
Entrepreneurs // Local Company Expands Nationwide
When Michael Menendez flew into L.A. from Honolulu earlier this month, he kept moving – driving from there to San Diego, then to Phoenix, then...

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...

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