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Carol Chang
East Oahu News // New Scenic Byway Tackling Next Hurdle: Preserve, Protect
Corridor management is the next hurdle for State Route 72 — the drive from Maunalua to Makapuu — which recently was made an official Hawaii...

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East Oahu News // Denial Of Trail Use, Lease Concerns Stymie Koko Crater Stables
By PAIGE TAKEYA Koko Crater Botanical Garden has been a fixture in East Oahu since 1928, and Koko Crater Equestrian Center, more popularly known as...

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East Oahu News // Ross Helping With Homework
Ross Stores Inc. is partnering with Boys & Girls Club of Hawaii to strengthen Power Hour, the club’s interactive after-school homework help program. The national...

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East Oahu News // Kahala Nui Scholars Selected
Kahala Nui continuing care retirement community also helps with continuing education through its annual college scholarships ($500 and up) to employees or dependents at two-...

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East Oahu News // Bring Your Stuff To Niu Valley To Recycle
Niu Valley Middle School will have an Aloha ‘Aina recycling drive Jan. 25 to support its programs (through redemption payments) and clean up the community....

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East Oahu News // Behold: Lights Above Kaimuki
Sometimes you just have to save a tradition, and two Kaimuki High alumni did just that for the community’s “floating” Christmas tree. Located at Pu’u...

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East Oahu News // Bands Serenade Their Longtime Kaimuki Music Supporter
As a unique patron of the arts, Kaimuki resident Jackie Ward was honored Dec. 28 at a special fundraiser by dozens of musicians who have...

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East Oahu News // Food/Wine Fest A Bonus For East’s Collegiate Culinary Students
This fall’s Hawaii Food & Wine Festival, which included the involvement of 250 culinary students from Kapiolani Community College and three other schools, was able...

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East Oahu News // Marina’s Festival Of Lights Sails Saturday
The 2013 Festival of Lights Christmas Boat Parade is about to set sail in Hawaii Kai Marina. Sponsored by Hawaii Kai Marina Community Association, the...

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East Oahu News // Take Your Pick Of Blood Drives
Here’s one gift no one needs to buy or return, and people appreciate it even after the holiday season. Hawaii Blood Bank has scheduled several...

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East Oahu News // Deadline Dec. 20 For Firecracker Permits
This Friday, Dec. 20, is the final day to obtain firecracker permits for New Year’s Eve. In East Oahu, the city permits can be obtained...

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East Oahu News // Sacred Hearts Giving From The Heart To AUW
Sacred Hearts Academy showed its heart recently by making a huge gift to Aloha United Way. The students worked during fall semester to earn money...

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East Oahu News // Libraries Loaning Out Computers, Tech Tools
The state library system now offers free new services to card-holding patrons, including loaner computers at dozens of its branches. Supported by a grant via...

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East Oahu News // East Oahu Keiki Have A Blast With ‘Shop Cops’
Dozens of children from nearby schools hung out with the police Dec. 7 at Kahala Mall, and they all had a good time. The mall’s...

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East Oahu News // Jr. Company Bringing In Ballet Stars
Hawaii State Ballet Junior Company will feature talented guest artists in its current production of Nutcracker at Mamiya Theatre. Coming from the Milwaukee Ballet for...

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East Oahu News // Surfboards Were Too Accessible
Local nonprofit AccesSurf reported that two adaptive surfboards, valued at $1,500, were stolen Nov. 23 from a staff member’s St. Louis Heights home. “These are...

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East Oahu News // Kaimuki Pop-up Bookstore
Mutual Publishing has opened a “pop-up” bookstore in its Kaimuki office for the shopping convenience of its customers. The bookstore is open from 9 a.m....

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East Oahu News // Good coverage on grassroots food drive in East
Dear Editor, Thank you for the Nov. 6 article about the food drive coordinated by Aileen Rodriguez-Chizer of Kahala Associates! We saw the photo and...

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East Oahu News // Mall Adds Clothing, Solar And Gift Shops
Three new stores offering everything from girls’ accessories to solar panels opened recently in Kahala Mall. Joining the more than 100 stores, restaurants and vendors...

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East Oahu News // SHA Space Cadets Good Talkers
By TYSON AGBAYANI Thirteen Sacred Heart students got the opportunity of a lifetime when they interviewed astronaut Luca Parmitano as she flew over Hawaii. The...


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