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West Oahu Coverstory // UHWO Team Earns Aquaponics Prizes
It’s one thing to grow vegetables in a backyard garden. It’s another entirely to transform that action into a community-wide industry. But that’s exactly what...

Windward Oahu News // Windward Rotarians Help Northern Thais Take A Deep Breath
Imagine the health consequences of smoking 400 cigarettes. For people who live in northern Thailand, one hour of cooking in poor ventilation over a wood...

Windward Oahu News // Fledgling Co-op Hoping To Expand Its Waimanalo Operations
Each Thursday, 160 pounds of ice packed in eight coolers marks the beginning of a new cycle for Waimanalo Market Coop, which is open from...

Windward Oahu Coverstory // Making The Best Of Windward Rains
What began for Hui o Ko’olaupoko as one sample rain garden at He’eia State Park has grown into eight residential and two public demonstration gardens...

Windward Oahu News // Aquaponics Project Nurtures Backyard Farmers In Waimanalo
It’s one thing to grow vegetables in a backyard garden. It’s another entirely to transform that action into a community-wide industry. But that’s exactly what...

East Oahu Coverstory // AccesSurf Honors Paddler Rich Julian
Hawaii Kai resident Rich Julian is a great surfer and paddler, but it’s what he’s done out of the water that is making waves. His...

Central Oahu Coverstory // Waialua Teen Named Big Brother Of Year
Koali’i Ladao knew something was up when he spotted his mom at Aliiolani Elementary School while he was working with Big Brothers Big Sisters Hawaii....

Windward Oahu News // Koolauloa Talents Join Forces On Anime Documentary Series
The word ikigai means “reason for living” in Japanese. Everyone has one — and sometimes one person’s ikigai can help someone else find her own....

Windward Oahu News // ‘Navigators’ Enter New School
The newly established Malama Honua Learning Center hopes to create a generation of navigators from its quarters at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Waimanalo. “The...

West Oahu Coverstory // LCC Student Is ‘Big Sister’ Of The Year
Ask Kendra Chong what her hobbies are, and the first thing she’ll tell you is “volunteering.” In fact, her dream is to start her own...

East Oahu Coverstory // Fellowship Taking Teacher To Arctic
Kaimuki resident Cristina Veresan has landed an Arctic expedition with National Geographic Society. The Star of the Sea schoolteacher is one of just 25 instructors...

Central Oahu Coverstory // Video Contest Entries Fight Skipping School
Skipping a day of school seems harmless. But chronic absenteeism, even in elementary school, has been linked to increased high school dropout rates. That’s why...

East Oahu News // Chaminade, Med School To Partner On Obesity, Health Studies
Give Chaminade University three months, and it will show you $360,000 in grants earned – including $75,000 from HMSA Foundation to create research opportunities for...

East Oahu Coverstory // Forrest Peck Skate Park Official In Fall
Skateboarders who use Kamiloiki Skate Park daily may not realize how their ramp got built. It was, in part, because of a 10-year-old boy named...

West Oahu News // Kanoelani Principal Lauded For Goal-setting
Kanoelani Elementary School principal Stacie Kunihisa began her teaching career not in the classroom, but in a bathtub. “My mother was a teacher, so I...

Windward Oahu Coverstory // Windward Clubhouse Ready To Stretch Out
If it wasn’t for area residents, Boys & Girls Club of Hawaii might not have opened its Windward Clubhouse in 2006 – and soon it...

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