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Carol Chang
East Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui – 12/10/14
Hawaii Kai’s Roxanne Cassidy (Punahou 2009, Boston College 2013) has reported to Baham, Cameroon, her Peace Corps station for 27 months, where she’ll help the...

Carol Chang
East Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui – 11/19/14
Palolo Valley’s Jason Pavia has won a $2,000 Voya Unsung Heroes award, given to teachers who excel at using new learning strategies. Jason will use...

Carol Chang
East Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui – 11/5/14
Star of the Sea school faculty and staff honored longtime volunteer Kay Botelho, 93, on her “retirement” in September, grateful for her 19 years of...

Carol Chang
East Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui – 10/1/14
Hawaii Kai’s Cha Thompson, Tihati Productions CEO (with many community services to her credit), will be honored by Palama Settlement (her old stomping grounds) at...

Carol Chang
East Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui – 9/3/14
Kaimuki filmmaker Chris Kahunahana was chosen for Sundance Institute’s Native Lab Fellowship on the strength of his Karaoke Kings project about the homeless population in...

Carol Chang
East Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui – 7/2/14
St. Louis Heights resident Tarah Driver has won the crown of Miss Hawaii’s Outstanding Teen 2014. The former Miss East Oahu Outstanding Teen will compete...

Carol Chang
East Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui – 6/4/14
A birthday party from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 22 at Saint Louis Alumni Clubhouse aims to help offset Marcus Reimel‘s medical and travel...

Carol Chang
East Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui – 5/7/14
Kapahulu’s Brittany Amano accepted the Running Start Emerging Young Leader A-ward this spring in Washington, D.C., and also Honolulu Soroptimists’ $500 Violet Richardson Ward Award...

Carol Chang
East Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui – 4/2/14
Kalani High graduate Michele Nekota is coming home from Utah to be city parks director, after working for and running Salt Lake City’s 21 rec...

Carol Chang
East Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui – 3/5/14
East Oahu businessman, philanthropist and community leader John Henry Felix accepted two more prestigious awards last month from two of his alma maters – the...

MidWeek Staff
East Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui – 2/5/14
Hawaii Kai’s Makana Williams is Ha-waii’s 2014 Distinguished Young Woman of the Year, winning a $5,000 cash scholarship, a four-year HPU scholarship, a trip to...

Carol Chang
East Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui – 1/1/14
Saint Louis alumnus Olin George Kreutz, now retired from pro football, is in the inaugural class of inductees to the Polynesian Football Hall of Fame....

Carol Chang
East Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui – 12/18/13
Kaimuki High grad and Chaminade student Takumi Abe received a Purple Heart Nov. 10 in Hawaii Army National Guard ceremonies at Kalaeloa. A veteran of...

Carol Chang
East Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui – 12/4/13
Aina Haina attorney Lowell Chun-Hoon has won the Trailblazer award for his “remarkable lifetime record” as a minority advocate. It was presented last month at...

Carol Chang
East Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui
Kaiser grad Kawika Burgess, now a fluent Hawaiian speaker, has been appointed second in command (chief operating officer) for the Office of Hawaiian Affairs. Kawika...

Carol Chang
East Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui
Say hello to the 2013 Model Chinese Mother of the Year, Ellen Au Yuk Jun Hee, who lives with son Wilfred in Kaimuki. No surprise...

Carol Chang
East Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui
Hawaii Kai marine biologist Brenda Asuncion is the new loko i’a (fishpond) coordinator for KUA (Kua’aina Ulu ‘Auamo), a nonprofit stewardship group with an OHA...

Carol Chang
East Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui
Kaimuki teenager David Zimmerman has his first book available on Amazon.com – all because his parents said he was playing too many video games. The...

Carol Chang
East Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui
Serious Palolo cook Eleanor Cowell, 8, created a recipe (with mom Lara) for Curry Chicken Salad and a Taste of the Tropics (fruit salad) to...

Carol Chang
East Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui
Niu Valley’s Wes Wada won the grand prize, and Kaimuki’s Laurens Laudowicz was a finalist in Hawaii Energy’s 2013 Energy Success Story contest. Wes related...

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