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Christina O’Connor
West Oahu Coverstory // Area Golfers Will Tee Off For Charity
Teeing up Oct. 17 at Coral Creek Golf Course in Ewa Beach will benefit three local organizations and one area school. Hosted by Ewa Beach-based...

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...

Christina O’Connor
West Oahu Coverstory // Ewa Beach Taking Care Of Fire Victims
When a fire tore through several apartments at Kulana Village in Ewa Beach June 6, Kevin Tabangcura and his family made it out unscathed. But...

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...

Christina O’Connor
West Oahu Coverstory // Power Cookie Wins A Perfect 100 Score
Recent Kapolei High School graduates Kelsey Cruz and Jalen Payongayong returned home from the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America National Leadership Conference in...

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...

Christina O’Connor
West Oahu Coverstory // Salon Now Open In Mehana Home Unit
Dozens gathered on the ground floor of a home-business unit at the Mehana neighborhood in Kapolei around noon July 27, chatting while they enjoyed a...

MidWeek Staff
West Oahu Coverstory // Market Opens Drive For School Supplies
With back-to-school shopping underway, Makeke Kapolei asks that families remember others who may not be able to afford school supplies for their keiki. At this...

Jaimie Kim
West Oahu Coverstory // Iroquois Point Project Earns National Honors
The concerted efforts of local companies that successfully restored the beach at Iroquois Point in June 2013 have gained national recognition. American Shore and Beach...

West Oahu Coverstory // UHWO Team Earns Aquaponics Prizes
It’s one thing to grow vegetables in a backyard garden. It’s another entirely to transform that action into a community-wide industry. But that’s exactly what...

Christina O’Connor
West Oahu Coverstory // School Earns Cash By Saving Energy
Palisades Elementary School now has an extra $10,000, thanks to its students’ dedication to conserving energy. The Pearl City school took first place in this...

Nicole Kato
West Oahu Coverstory // ‘Best-ever’ Oxtails At Aiea Restaurant
The “best-ever” oxtail soup Guy Fieri has ever slurped was unveiled recently on his hit TV show Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives. Thankfully, that bowl of...

Christina O’Connor
West Oahu Coverstory // Kapolei Cookies To Test National Leader Stage
School may be out for 2014 Kapolei High graduates Jalen Payongayong and Kelsey Cruz, but they’ve been busy prepping for the Family, Career and Community...

MidWeek Staff
West Oahu Coverstory // Queen’s-West Oahu Opens To Big Demand
The highly anticipated Queen’s Medical Center-West Oahu opened its doors May 20, and it immediately began receiving patients. Within its first three hours, the hospital’s...

West Oahu Coverstory // LCC Student Is ‘Big Sister’ Of The Year
Ask Kendra Chong what her hobbies are, and the first thing she’ll tell you is “volunteering.” In fact, her dream is to start her own...

Nicole Kato
West Oahu Coverstory // Walk To Support Welfare Of Animals
West Oahu pets (and their owners) can now look forward to a pet walk that takes place close to home. At 8 a.m. Sunday, Kapolei-based...

Christina O’Connor
West Oahu Coverstory // Waikele Teenager Named ‘Champion’
Dozens gathered at JW Marriott Ihilani at Ko Olina Resort and Spa May 14 to welcome the guest of honor: 16-year-old Waikele resident Keegan Passos,...

MidWeek Staff
West Oahu Coverstory // Waipahu’s Hayashi Earns State Honor
Waipahu High School principal Keith Hayashi has been named one of the state’s two Principals of the Year, sharing the honor with Mililani Middle School...

MidWeek Staff
West Oahu Coverstory // Queen’s West To Host Open House Saturday
The highly anticipated opening of The Queen’s Medical Center-West Oahu is now just a few days away. The renovated facility opens its doors to patients...

Carol Chang
West Oahu Coverstory // Hurricanes Whip Up A Tasty Final Exam
My mission was to enter a room full of nervous teenagers holding knives, watch them closely for 90 minutes and judge their actions. They were...

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