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Carol Chang
West Oahu Coverstory // Park Is Dedicated To ‘Mr. Pearl City’
Friends, lawmakers and family gathered Oct. 29 to pay tribute to “Mr. Pearl City” at Manana Neighborhood Park in a community that the late Shigeo...

MidWeek Staff
West Oahu Coverstory // West Schools See Higher Enrollment
West and Central Oahu public schools are maintaining their high enrollment, following a count of students for 2014-2015. The state Department of Education — the...

MidWeek Staff
West Oahu Coverstory // Celebrate Veterans Day With A Splash
In honor of Veterans Day (Nov. 11), Wet ‘n’ Wild Hawaii will offer free admission for all U.S. armed forces (active duty, retired, reserves and...

MidWeek Staff
West Oahu Coverstory // Recycling Drive Will Benefit Campbell High
A Going Green recycling drive is planned for 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 8 at Campbell High School, where canned food also will be accepted for...

MidWeek Staff
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...

MidWeek Staff
West Oahu Coverstory // Nonprofit Conducts Free Legal Clinic
There’s good news for those in need of legal advice. The nonprofit Volunteer Legal Services Hawaii brings a free pop-up legal clinic Oct. 18 to...

MidWeek Staff
West Oahu Coverstory // Spooks, Stories, Scares At Haunted Plantation
Get your fright on starting this weekend at Hawaii’s Haunted Plantation. Labeled as one of America’s top haunts, the attraction features 60 ghosts, ghouls and...

MidWeek Staff
West Oahu Coverstory // Dance-theatre Staging Heads To Leeward CC
Nonprofit dance ensemble Prince Dance Company makes its way to Leeward Theatre’s main stage at the college Oct. 4 for a night filled with dance,...

Nicole Kato
West Oahu Coverstory // Temporary Crowns Offer Lasting Hope
Self-taught artist Kelsie “Sweets” Valentine is using her talents to help those afflicted with hair loss from chemotherapy. This past June, Valentine started creating jagua...

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...

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