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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...

Christina O’Connor
West Oahu Coverstory // LCC’s Culinary Gala Returning May 10
By pairing 13 chefs from some of Hawaii’s most renowned restaurants with farmers, ranchers and aquaculturists, the annual L’ulu Leeward Culinary Gala, set for from...

MidWeek Staff
West Oahu Coverstory // Campbell Students Reach Out To Qatar
Two Campbell High School seniors, Hilario Alberto Aguirre and Christian Galiza, were among 24 students from across the country who participated in an educational exchange...

Nicole Kato
West Oahu Coverstory // Kunia-based Band To Hit L.A. Music Scene
A pair of Kunia musicians are making waves across the country with their passion for rock, and just last month, brothers Sean and Kyle Luster,...

MidWeek Staff
West Oahu Coverstory // Kapolei To Add New Elementary School
Representatives from the state Department of Education, Kiewit Building Group Inc. and D.R. Horton Hawaii gathered April 2 for the groundbreaking of a new elementary...

Christina O’Connor
West Oahu Coverstory // Students Spend Break Helping Out
Armed with pickaxes, shovels and machetes, Nanakuli High School students Tianna Hanohano, Kanani Woods and Keith Woods take turns chopping at a tree stump in...

Jaimie Kim
West Oahu Coverstory // Aiea Schools Win Sustainability $$
Hawaii Pacific Solar awarded two educational grants totaling $2,750 last week to Aiea Elementary and Aiea High schools. The grants are part of the company’s...

MidWeek Staff
West Oahu Coverstory // Waipahu Students Gaining ‘LifeSmarts’
By PAIGE TAKEYA Quick, answer this: What’s the most environmentally friendly type of household heating? Is it natural gas, electric baseboards or coal? And what...

Christina O’Connor
West Oahu Coverstory // Mother Plans Charter School For West Oahu
For years, Sheila Buyukacar has wanted her two children to have the opportunity to learn their core academic subjects through a holistic lens. Now, she...

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