Renew your subscription
Archives for: Christina O’Connor
Christina O’Connor
Entrepreneurs // Social Media Helps Launch Clutch Line
Several months ago, Amanda Dela Cruz snapped a photo of a cup of coffee adorned with a design on the surface and posted it on...

Christina O’Connor
Entrepreneurs // Finding Just The Right Fit
For years, when Amy Berthiaume would visit home from Vancouver, British Columbia, where she attended college and worked in a lingerie boutique, she and her...

Christina O’Connor
Good Neighbors // Imelda “Emmie” Ortega-Anderson
As a young girl, Imelda “Emmie” Ortega-Anderson grew up in a nipa hut in a small town in Laoag, Philippines. At age 9, the family...

Christina O’Connor
MidWeek Cover Story // Changing Lives Preserving The Land
Kupu provides training in green jobs for teens and young adults, providing skills that benefit the land and, in the long run, the entire state...

Christina O’Connor
Good Neighbors // Richard Emery
Last week, 140 families from across the island filed into the exclusive Pacific Club to pick up gourmet turkey dinners for Christmas. But these families...

Christina O’Connor
West Oahu News // Area Senator Running For Congress To Represent Urban Oahu
State Sen. Donna Mercado Kim, an area Democrat, announced last month that she is running for U.S. Congress to represent urban Oahu in the First...

Christina O’Connor
Good Neighbors // Dave Anderson
When Dave Anderson retired from his career in the Navy, he sought out various volunteer opportunities. “I was looking for something to do and looking...

Christina O’Connor
Feature Story // Very Fishy Art
Naoki Hayashi went to college to study chemistry, but his love of the ocean, fishing and art led him to a career creating art based...

Christina O’Connor
West Oahu News // Ewa Beach Author’s Novel Aims To Teach Kids About Intuition
Intuitive studies professional and Ewa Beach resident Fran Kramer combines her love for storytelling with her passion for teaching others about the power of intuition...

Christina O’Connor
Good Neighbors // Chris Arrasmith
Like a lot of stores this time of year, Walgreens on S. Beretania Street has had a Christmas tree set up for weeks. But look...

Christina O’Connor
Good Neighbors // Caroline Pagan
When Caroline Pagan and her parents found out that one of their family members was doing crystal methamphetamine, they had a lot of questions –...

Christina O’Connor
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...

Christina O’Connor
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...

Christina O’Connor
// 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...

Christina O’Connor
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...

Christina O’Connor
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...

Christina O’Connor
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...

Christina O’Connor
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...

Christina O’Connor
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...

Christina O’Connor
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...

CLICK HERE FOR ARTICLES PRIOR TO FEBRUARY 2012