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Central Oahu News // Central Parks Have Free Arbor Day Trees
Arbor Day Hawaii 2014 has assembled 2,700 trees and shrubs to give away, one per family, beginning at 7 a.m. Nov. 8, accompanied by advice...

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Central Oahu News // Fried Chicken Franchise Opens In Mililani
Fried chicken has a new name in Mililani. The state’s first Wingstop franchise opened Sept. 4 at The Gateway in Mililani Mauka. The Dallas-based chain...

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Central Oahu News // New Haleiwa Shops To Open In Revitalized Shopping Center
Clark Little Gallery Haleiwa and Guava Shop have signed agreements to open in retail spaces at Haleiwa Store Lots. The stores are expected to be...

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Central Oahu News // Miliani Teen Wins Food & Wine Festival Keiki Cooking Contest
Crispy wonton, fresh out of the fryer — it’s delicious, but definitely not the first thing that comes to mind when you think “healthy.” But...

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Central Oahu News // Leilehua Hosting Recycling & Food Drive
A Going Green recycling drive is planned for 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 1 at Leilehua High School, where canned food also will be accepted for...

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Central Oahu News // Services Join In Rescue Mission Training
BY STAFF SGT. TRAMEL GARRETT 25th Infantry Division Public Affairs Schofield Barracks soldiers joined Marines and Hawaii Air National Guard airmen Sept. 12 in a...

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West Oahu News // Paradise Cove Hosts Crab Fest
There’s something for everyone at Paradise Cove’s Crab Fest, taking place Saturday from 5 to 9 p.m. at the establishment’s Ocean Garden. Ladies can indulge...

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West Oahu News // Enrollment Way Up At UHWO
University of Hawaii-West Oahu has seen double-digit percentage increases in enrollment for the past seven years. This year, enrollment was 2,704 students, the highest in...

West Oahu News // Aulani Resort Arborist Nimz Earns Aboriculture Recognition
The lush canopy of monkeypod and Chinese banyan trees at Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa have an unusual distinction: They are among the largest...

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West Oahu News // KCDC Works Toward Hawaiian Heritage Center
Second City Spotlight …Rep. Sharon Har In 1921, the United States Congress set aside approximately 200,000 acres in what was then the Territory of Hawaii,...

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Windward Oahu News // Give Thanks For Kalua Turkeys
Thanksgiving is turkey fundraisers in Windward. Kailua High School already has announced its imu roast for Nov. 27 to benefit its athletic programs. KEY Project...

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Windward Oahu Highlights // What’s Up in Windward Oahu
Send Windward items to by Oct. 22 to be considered for the Oct. 29 edition. Wednesday October 22 Charity golf Haleiwa Joe’s annual Charity...

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Windward Oahu News // EPA Lauds Kokua Hawaii Foundation As Dedicated Stewards
Receiving an honor from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is turning into an annual affair for Kokua Hawaii Foundation. The Kahuku-based organization recently was recognized...

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West Oahu News // Simply Organized Moves Ewa
Those in Ewa Beach can get just a little (or a lot) more organized. Simply Organized will move its Kapolei store to Ewa Beach Oct....

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Windward Oahu News // Watershed Group Taking Time To Party
Hui o Ko’olaupoko volunteers normally spend their time digging through Kailua watershed dirt to make a difference. But the nonprofit group will trade in shovels...

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Windward Oahu News // Kahuku Hospital’s New Scanner Tops List Of Goals Reached
Kahuku Medical Center invited in the public Sept. 24 to see its new scanner and tour the upgraded facility, including its ER and new oxygen...

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Windward Oahu News // Buy Plants, Help Grow Program
The annual plant sale by Lani-Kailua Outdoor Circle is set for this Saturday, featuring plants grown by women inmates in the club’s “Learning to Grow”...

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West Oahu Coverstory // Farmers Market Has Healthy Treats, Contest
The partnership among Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center, Kapolei High School and Malama Learning Center has resulted in a weekly farmers and green market at...

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Windward Oahu News // Know A Hero? Tell Red Cross
Hawaii Red Cross is looking for heroes, and it needs everyone’s help to find them. The humanitarian organization is seeking nominations by Dec. 1 for...


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