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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...

Christina O’Connor
West Oahu Coverstory // Kapolei Teens Raise $$ For Local Nonprofits
The 190 students who make up Kapolei High School’s Learning Center for Applied Technology (LCAT) and Industrial Technology Academy (ITA) cooked and baked their way...

MidWeek Staff
West Oahu Coverstory // City Council Honors Community Group
Waikele Community Association (WCA) recently was honored by the City Council for its work in creating safety and beautification projects in its community. City Councilman...

Nicole Kato
West Oahu Coverstory // Bus Routes Restored Following Budget Cuts
New bus routes are on the way for West Oahu residents along the Leeward Coast. This transportation improvement was spurred on by City Councilwoman Kymberly...

MidWeek Staff
West Oahu Coverstory // Kapolei Dancer Next Mrs. Hawaii US?
Area Polynesian dance instructor Hau’oli KiaNapaepae will compete for the title of Mrs. Hawaii United States next month with the hopes of spreading the art...

Rasa Fournier
West Oahu Coverstory // City Council Honors Ewa Weed And Seed
Youths are enjoying a safer, more productive environment in Ewa Beach thanks to the Ewa Weed and Seed program. In light of Ewa Weed and...

Christina O’Connor
West Oahu Coverstory // Local Food Is The Star Of New Eatery
One of the most recent restaurant additions to the local food movement can be found at Ko Olina at Monkeypod Kitchen by Merriman. It opened...

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