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Steve Murray
West Oahu Coverstory // Sierra Club Expands Its Koa Ridge Protest
Sierra Club of Hawaii has begun a radio advertising campaign to protest a planned housing development at Koa Ridge. Being developed by Castle & Cooke,...

Christina O’Connor
West Oahu Coverstory // Kapolei Market Marks Two-year Anniversary
Makeke Kapolei Farmers’ and Green Market is turning 2 years old, and to celebrate it will throw an anniversary party from 3 to 6:30 p.m....

MidWeek Staff
West Oahu Coverstory // New Vice Chancellor On Board At UHWO
University of Hawaii-West Oahu recently named Lui K. Hokoana its vice chancellor for student affairs. Prior to joining UHWO, Hokoana was the associate vice president...

Christina O’Connor
West Oahu Coverstory // Concert Friday For Prison Ministry
A “Free Saguaro” benefit concert begins at 6 p.m. Friday at First Assembly of God Red Hill to raise money for the Free Inside Ministry’s...

Nicole Kato
West Oahu Coverstory // Pine Puts Pressure On Illegal Dumping
Following the dumping of debris into Waianae from dredging operations at Hawaii Kai Marina, City Councilwoman Kymberly Marcos Pine has demanded the Hawaii Kai Marina...

Rasa Fournier
West Oahu Coverstory // Tournament Boosts Pali Momi Careers
Every year since 1998, the Maude Nishimoto Golf Tournament has raised funds to provide scholarships for Pali Momi Medical Center employees. Named after the late...

Christina O’Connor
West Oahu Coverstory // Kapolei Rotarians Share Dictionaries
The Rotary Club of Kapolei’s annual Dictionary Project currently is under way, and 10 elementary schools in Kapolei, Ewa Beach and Nanakuli soon will have...

Christina O’Connor
West Oahu Coverstory // Group Steps In To Save College Prep
Thanks to a $250,000 donation from McInerny Foundation, students in Waipahu High School’s Early College Program can continue taking college-level courses at no cost. The...

Nicole Kato
West Oahu Coverstory // Waipahu Student Is Youth Of The Year
An outstanding Waipahu High School student, Juanito Moises, recently was named 2013 GEAR UP Youth of the Year by the National Council for Community and...

Jaimie Kim
West Oahu Coverstory // City Council Lauds Ka Pa‘alana School
The efforts of Partners in Development Foundation’s Ka Pa’alana Traveling Preschool recently were honored by the Honolulu City Council during its Aug. 7 meeting. “We’re...

Christina O’Connor
West Oahu Coverstory // Grant Sends LCC Students To Japan
For the second year in a row, Japanese language students at Leeward Community College embarked on a journey to Japan that took them Nagoya, Gifu...

MidWeek Staff
West Oahu Coverstory // Area Students Join Anti-drug Group
By Steve Murray and Christina O’connor Island Pacific Academy’s Erica Brenner and Kamehameha Schools’ Markus Perry are normal teenagers with an unusual, but important hobby...

Christina O’Connor
West Oahu Coverstory // DOE To Launch Bus Improvements
Neighborhoods in West Oahu will be the target for the state Department of Education’s “Get on Board” pilot project, the first phase of an initiative...

Christina O’Connor
West Oahu Coverstory // Pearlridge Market Launches Aug. 17
Pearlridge Center is soon to be home to the Pearlridge Farmers’ Market, which will take place every Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon, kicking off...

Jaimie Kim
West Oahu Coverstory // Ewa Beach Keiki Raises $$ For Pets
She may be only 6 years old, but Isabel Porcello of Ewa Beach recently held her first pet supply drive. “She’s my little activist at...

Nicole Kato
West Oahu Coverstory // Waipahu Students Gain STEM Skills
Waipahu High School and UH GEARUP-Waipahu have funded a newly designed, advanced science and engineering summer immersion course to give students the opportunity to learn...

Christina O’Connor
West Oahu Coverstory // Waipahu Graduate Runs ‘Best’ School
An elementary school in Los Angeles founded by a Waipahu High School graduate is gaining national attention with its recent distinction of being named the...

MidWeek Staff
West Oahu Coverstory // City Council Lauds West Oahu Grads
Two recent area graduates – Kathryn Kelly of Campbell High School and Chris Negrillo of Waipahu High – have been recognized by the City Council...

Rasa Fournier
West Oahu Coverstory // Kapolei Paintball Facility Is A Hit
Kapolei’s Hawaii Extreme Paintball & Airsoft (HXP) field isn’t a new facility, but it sure looked new when the owners celebrated a June 1 grand...

Nicole Kato
West Oahu Coverstory // Artists Decorate Community Space
West Oahu youths have made strides to discourage vandalism in an area housing development, while creating beautiful masterpieces for the community to enjoy at the...

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