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West Oahu News // Waikele Teen Embraces Kapiolani Advocacy, May Meet Obama
Keegan Passos thinks centipedes make great pets, is designing a “Heart House” for families of children with cardiac disease, and he might meet President Barack...

Central Oahu News // Wahiawa Teen’s Russian Adventure Was An Educational Thrill
Zoe Sprott would be the first to tell you that there aren’t a lot of fundamental differences between Russia and Hawaii. And she should know...

West Oahu News // Makakilo Educator Understands How Important STEM Can Be
When the topic of education comes up, the word “STEM” gets thrown around — the push for a bigger emphasis on science, technology, engineering and...

East Oahu News // East Oahu Teens Join Hawaii Meth Council’s Anti-drug Battle
Methamphetamine has been Hawaii’s No. 1 drug problem for decades, and for the past five years Hawaii Meth Project and its Teen Advisory Council have...

West Oahu News // Schools Become Best Buddies
Best Buddies Hawaii operates on a simple mantra: Everyone deserves an opportunity. Four West Oahu schools are on board with BBH this fall to help...

Windward Oahu Coverstory // Retirement Home Heads Into Own ‘Golden’ Years
Pohai Nani began with a dozen residents in January 1964. This month, Kaneohe’s highrise retirement community marked its 50-year milestone with 250 residents at a...

Windward Oahu Coverstory // Ho‘olaule‘a Ready To Roll At College
There will be a smorgasbord of things to do at the 14th annual Windward Ho’olaule’a, set for 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Oct. 4 at Windward Community...

Windward Oahu News // New Manager Admits Having ‘A Soft Spot’ For Sea Life Park
Birds, cattle, submarines, battleships — all are equally familiar to Valerie King, who has worked just about everywhere in the hospitality industry over the last...

West Oahu Coverstory // Kapolei Artist Going Solo In Waikiki Show
Within every one of Emily Patacsil’s glass creations is a truth that exists just beyond her fingertips, a bit of “serendipity” that blossoms almost out...

Central Oahu News // Leilehua High Joins Best Buddies Hawaii
Best Buddies Hawaii operates on a simple mantra: Everyone deserves an opportunity. Leilehua High School will join BBH and eight other Oahu schools this fall...

Windward Oahu News // Walking To School With Lanikai ‘Bus’ For Safety
Leave the car in the garage and put on some walking shoes: Walking School Bus will be back Sept. 5 for Lanikai Elementary School students....

West Oahu Coverstory // UHWO Team Sheds Light On Honouliuli
The bombing of Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, is where history books begin and end Hawaii’s role in World War II. But Honouliuli Internment...

Windward Oahu News // Limu Growers To Discuss Crop’s Future At Punaluu Conference
The phrase “cultural preservation” in Hawaii usually evokes images of hula or Hawaiian-language newspapers. Kua’aina Ulu ‘Auamo and ‘Ewa Limu Project want to add limu,...

Windward Oahu Coverstory // Kualoa Ranch Hosts Day For HUGS Ohana
On a sunny day in late July, 1,000 paper cranes were hung amid the lush greenery and white sands of Kualoa Ranch’s Secret Island. Gathered...

West Oahu News // Limu Preservation Conference Set
The phrase “cultural preservation” in Hawaii usually evokes images of hula or Hawaiian-language newspapers. Kua’aina Ulu ‘Auamo and Ewa Limu Project want to add limu,...

West Oahu Coverstory // Pearl City Senior Joins State BOE
By PAIGE TAKEYA Pearl City High School senior Danson Honda is one voice representing 183,000 in his new role as student representative on the state...

East Oahu News // Bermuda Proves No Triangle For Victorious Hawaii Kai Boaters
Though it took a day and a half for Hawaii Kai Boat Club’s young sailors to fly out to Bermuda for the O’Pen BIC North...

East Oahu Coverstory // Star Of The Sea Kids In Store For Icy Treat
It’s not the bruising cold that makes an Arctic trip difficult, even at 30 degrees. It’s the sun the midnight sun, to be precise. High...

West Oahu News // Waipahu Resident Nagata Has Been Donating Blood Since 1966
Waipahu resident Francis Nagata has donated 247 pints of blood to Blood Bank of Hawaii since 1966. That kind of volume makes him a “century...

Windward Oahu Coverstory // Preschool Plus Pohai Nani = Personal Pals
The story began with an Easter egg hunt, and its latest chapter involves a busload of kupuna going back to preschool. A Foster Grandparent Program...

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