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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...

Christina O’Connor
West Oahu Coverstory // Mauka Lani Student Is Among ‘Talented Youth’
Mauka Lani Elementary School student Veronica Cunitz joined about 35 other students at a statewide awards ceremony honoring those who performed well in testing administered...

Jaimie Kim
West Oahu Coverstory // Campbell Companies Aid Special Olympians
In its effort to continue to be a resource to families with special-needs children, Special Olympics Hawaii (SOH) have moved a step closer to building...

Rasa Fournier
West Oahu Coverstory // ARA Students Help At Air Station, Fishpond
Getting your hands and feet dirty isn’t something classroom students get to do every day, but May 2 called for some serious outdoor time for...

Nicole Kato
West Oahu Coverstory // UH Education Program Earns Accreditation
University of Hawaii – West Oahu’s (UHWO) elementary teacher education program has achieved national recognition from the Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI) under the...

Christina O’Connor
West Oahu Coverstory // Ewa Beach Ready To Face Storms
Ewa Beach recently earned recognition as a StormReady and TsunamiReady community – designations awarded by the National Weather Service (NWS) to communities that have implemented...

Christina O’Connor
West Oahu Coverstory // School Accredited For Homeless Kids
Students at Hope Preschool and their families gathered last month at the Kapolei campus to celebrate the school’s accreditation from the National Association for the...

Christina O’Connor
West Oahu Coverstory // Leaders Pushing For Interim Care
In response to concerns by residents in the areas they represent, City Councilmembers Ron Menor (Waikele to Ewa Beach) and Kymberly Pine (portions of Ewa...

Christina O’Connor
West Oahu Coverstory // Miranda’s Novel Set In Ewa Beach
Author Tyler Miranda may be living far from his childhood home of Ewa Beach these days, but judging by his recently published first novel, it...

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