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MidWeek Staff
Windward Oahu Highlights // Windward Oahu Highlights
Send Windward items to cchang@midweek.com by May 20 to be considered for the May 27 edition, or call 529-4850. • MAY ART Kailua High’s General...

Windward Oahu Sports // Golfer Also Hits The Books
Improving his golf game always was a goal for Kailua High’s Caleb Keohokapu, but the scores he was receiving in the classroom were perhaps of...

Windward Oahu Sports // Former Castle Standout Li‘ili‘i BWC Player Of The Week
University of Hawaii softball standout Leisha Li‘ili‘i ended her college career in much the same way she began — with a flourish. Indeed, consider it...

MidWeek Staff
Windward Oahu News // Le Jardin Sixth-grader Pens Poetic Social Commentary
A poetry slam at Le Jardin Middle School produced a number of original creative entries, including the following poem by sixth-grader Suhana Liedtke. It was...

MidWeek Staff
Windward Oahu News // Senate Honors Waimanalo’s Beloved ‘Uncle Al’
Hawaii State Senate hon-ored the late Waimanalo community leader Albert “Uncle Al” Lewis April 1 and presented a certificate to his family. A Kailua High...

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Windward Oahu News // ‘Koolau Stars’ Has Music, Food, Fun
It’s time to spend another night “Under the Koolau Stars” with Boys & Girls Club of Hawaii’s Windward Clubhouse. The annual benefit will run from...

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Windward Oahu News // Windward Sushi Shop Reopens
Genki Sushi at Windward City Shopping Center will be back in business Friday — with more than just cosmetic upgrades. The franchise will introduce the...

Paige Takeya
Windward Oahu News // New Kailua Senior Care Service Makes House Calls
Aging gracefully at home is probably the ideal for most seniors, but it isn’t always the easiest option. Still, it’s something Butch DePonte-Merideth wants to...

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Windward Oahu News // Kailua’s role in Hawaiian mythology
Kailua Hawaiian Civic Club and Le Jardin Academy are putting Kailua on the map — of mythology. “Hi‘iaka’s Journey through Kailua,” the first in a...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui – 5/20/15
Trinity Christian School students apparently possess the tongue and the wit for the national spotlight. Rachel Leong took the state title for Humorous Interpretation at...

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Focus on Windward Oahu // Focus on Windward Oahu
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Paige Takeya
Windward Oahu Coverstory // Kailua Farmers Market Has Sweet Fun Sunday
It’s a chocoholic’s paradise in “Choc-Kailua” at the fourth annual Hawaii Cacao Festival from 8:30 a.m. to noon Sunday at Kailua Town Farmers Market. Attendees...

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Focus on West Oahu // Focus on West Oahu
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West Oahu Highlights // West Oahu Highlights
• LIBRARY CLOSURE All public libraries will be closed from May 23 to 25 in observance of Memorial Day. Aiea Library, however, will be open...

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West Oahu News // Homebuying Basics Seminar In Kapolei
Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties hosts a free seminar at 4 p.m. May 30 at its Kapolei Commons location for those in the community interested in...

West Oahu Sports // HPU Honors Top West Players
The presence of players from West Oahu on the Hawaii Pacific University baseball team was once again considerable this spring for the Sharks, with 10...

West Oahu Sports // Coach Velasco Is Good For Pearl City Boys Volleyball
Pearl City boys volleyball head coach Brennan Velasco will remember 2015 as the so-called transition year, which invariably goes with the territory for a first-year...

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West Oahu News // IPA Wins GRAMMY Competition For Music, School Spirit
Kapolei’s Island Pacific Academy is one of three schools to win the Rock Your School Song competition, sponsored by the GRAMMY Foundation and Jostens. Representatives...

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West Oahu News // Talking Story with Sen. Mike Gabbard
Working Toward Hawaii’s Sustainable Future Aloha e friends, The 2015 legislative session ended May 7. This was my seventh session as chairman of the Energy...

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West Oahu News // Illumatrx Preps For Dance Regionals
Independent dance group Illumatrx will compete May 23 at Kaimuki High School for the Spotlight Dance Cup regionals, in hope of advancing to the finals....

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