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Good Neighbors // Justin Trimner and Van Tran-Trimner
Last school year, Kalani High School digital photography instructor Van Tran-Trimner covered a unit on portraiture, using class members as models. Liking her work, some...

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West Oahu News // Waipahu Woman Wins National Conservation Fellowship
Waipahu resident Miwa Tamanaha beat out stiff national competition to win a Toyota TogetherGreen Fellowship from Toyota and the National Audubon Society. Tamanaha, who works...

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// Cindy Dabbous, Sama Wareh
Last November, California-based artist and environmental educator Sama Wareh (right) sat in the makeshift house of a Syrian refugee family as they told her how...

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Windward Oahu Coverstory // Kailua’s Robot Wins Spot In LEGO Finals
A team of Kailua Intermediate students passed a qualifying event Nov. 2 at Kapolei Middle School for the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science...

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Good Neighbors // Valerie Schmidt
Coming from a family with limited financial means, Valerie Schmidt didn’t have a lot growing up. While her classmates donned nice outfits, Schmidt often had...

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West Oahu Coverstory // Duo At It Again With Food Drive
When she was in high school, Kahala Associates Realtor Christina Laney Wycheck and her family were in need of help from Hawaii Foodbank while her...

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Good Neighbors // Hilton Alves
Nearly 800 students at Kanoelani Elementary School in Waipahu spent two days in September painting marine life on a campus wall alongside North Shore-based artist...

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Good Neighbors // Bernice Parsons
When Bernice Parsons moved to Honolulu from the Philippines about a decade ago, the extensive number of libraries was one thing that struck her. Not...

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West Oahu News // Pohakea Elementary School Unearths 25-year-old Time Capsule
Those who attended Pohakea Elementary School during the 1987-88 school year will have a chance to relive the past this Saturday. From 1 to 3...

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Good Neighbors // W.Y. Chung
When undergoing radiation therapy for breast cancer, patients often have ink marks tattooed on their chest to serve as helpful indicators for doctors to treat...

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West Oahu Coverstory // Kapolei Market Marks Two-year Anniversary
Makeke Kapolei Farmers’ and Green Market is turning 2 years old, and to celebrate it will throw an anniversary party from 3 to 6:30 p.m....

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Good Neighbors // Sharon Zambo-Fan
After launching a few successful business ventures of her own, Pearl City entrepreneur Sharon Zambo-Fan has spent nearly two decades helping other companies expand their...

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MidWeek Cover Story // Fame For A Good Cause
Eleven years ago, a group of young professionals came together with two goals: to raise funds for local charitable organizations while promoting philanthropy to other...

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West Oahu Coverstory // Concert Friday For Prison Ministry
A “Free Saguaro” benefit concert begins at 6 p.m. Friday at First Assembly of God Red Hill to raise money for the Free Inside Ministry’s...

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Good Neighbors // Candie Delagarza
As an ER nurse, Candie Delagarza always has been proactive about her own health. But in March of 2012 – just a few months after...

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Windward Oahu News // HPU Health Sciences Teacher Earns Healthy $5K Shout Out
A Hawaii Pacific University assistant professor of Health Sciences recently won a national award based on votes and comments from his students. Christian Gloria earned...

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West Oahu News // Hawaii Youth Chorus Launches First-ever Program In Waipahu
The Hawaii Youth Chorus is bringing its music to the West side this fall, offering classes for ages 5-17 at Waipahu United Church of Christ....

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Good Neighbors // David Hyrenbach
In his work as an oceanographer, David Hyrenbach, Ph.D., long has been studying marine animals to find out their habits – and how human activity...

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West Oahu Coverstory // Kapolei Rotarians Share Dictionaries
The Rotary Club of Kapolei’s annual Dictionary Project currently is under way, and 10 elementary schools in Kapolei, Ewa Beach and Nanakuli soon will have...

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Good Neighbors // Kamalani And Kekoa Manner
Seven years ago, Kamalani and Kekoa Manner, ages 5 and 10 at the time, announced to their mother Leilani Rasa that they wanted to start...

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