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West Oahu News // Kapolei Youths Honored For Academics, Art, STEM Work
Second City Spotlight…Rep. Sharon Har It is easy to become disillusioned by the news, as negative stories seem to dominate the coverage. There is, however,...

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West Oahu News // Makakilo/Kapolei Mustang All-Stars capture state title, head for PONY Western Zone Championships with support (hopefully) from community
Dear Editor, Makakilo Kapolei Youth Baseball League (MKYBL) is a “Protect Our Nation’s Youth” (PONY) sanctioned league in Kapolei that serves the Makakilo and Kapolei...

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West Oahu News // Prom Dress Drive At West Salon
If you’ve got a prom dress lying around unused, you can donate it to girls in need — and have fun while doing it. From...

Christina O’Connor
West Oahu News // FilCom’s Kundiman 808 Promotes Healthy Youth Relationships
Filipino Community Center brings back Kundiman 808 for the second year this Sunday from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at its Waipahu headquarters on Mokuola Street....

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West Oahu News // Burger Chains Assist Students
McDonald’s Restaurants of Hawaii has been rewarding its student employees with scholarships for nearly 20 years, and this time three recent West Oahu graduates are...

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West Oahu News // Rail Will Help Accommodate West Oahu’s Growth
Reflections …Sen.Will Espero Growth in Ewa In 1989, I bought my first house in the Ewa by Gentry community for $159,000. It has been 25...

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West Oahu News // Tesoro Helping To ‘Fuel Dreams’
Sending an athlete to Special Olympics will be as easy as pumping gas until Aug. 5. Five West Oahu Tesoro2Go locations (and others across the...

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West Oahu News // Bank Party At Water Park Aids Students
In an effort to lend a helping hand to Helping Hands Hawaii, Wet ‘n’ Wild Hawaii will extend its hours Saturday, when it will be...

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West Oahu News // West Oahu Roundup
Here’s a brief look at what some of your neighbors have been up to. Aiea resident Heidi Lin Kim recently was named 2014 National Young...

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West Oahu News // Waipahu Library Closed For Fixes
Waipahu Library closed temporarily for renovations July 8 and will remain closed until further notice. The facility currently is undergoing an air conditioner replacement. The...

Christina O’Connor
West Oahu News // New Aiea Library Will Offer More Event Space, More Parking
The new Aiea Library is set to open this month and will celebrate with a grand opening ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday. The new facility...

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West Oahu News // Kapolei Packaging Plant Welcomes New West Oahu Employees
Aiea-based Rengo Packaging Inc. opened its new facility in Kapolei July 1 on 160,000 square feet of land at Campbell Industrial Park. More than 60...

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West Oahu News // Waikele Golf Tourney To Aid Local Nonprofit
Golfers who tee off in the Finance Factors Family of Companies Charity Golf Tournament Aug. 28 will be helping Big Brothers Big Sisters Hawaii. All...

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West Oahu News // Principals Tackle Leader Hurdles
The state Department of Education has formed a new group to tackle barriers to effective leadership, and among the members are four administrators from West...

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West Oahu News // Shopping Center Announces New Tenant, Secures Management
Macy’s recently signed on as an anchor tenant for Ka Makana Alii, a Kapolei shopping hub that is scheduled to break ground later this year....

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West Oahu News // Golf Tourney Celebrates Hawaii’s Filipino Community
Sharing Notes …Sen. Michelle Kidani Enriching our cultural heritage Hawaii’s rich Asia/Pacific ethnic diversity is something that makes our state unique among others in the...

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West Oahu News // Area Playwrights Win Big In Annual Contest
Kumu Kahua Theatre and UH Manoa’s Theatre and Dance department have selected two playwrights with West Oahu ties as winners of the 2014 Playwriting Contest....

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West Oahu News // Vets Offer Cheaper Microchips
A microchip in a furry friend can save time, money and possibly even lives, if a pet gets separated from its owner. That’s why West...

Nicole Kato
West Oahu News // Kapolei Writer Publishes Second Book, Launches Magazine
Momi Robins-Makaila’s first book, Candy Canes and Coke, outlined her journey from her son’s drug addiction and living in an abusive relationship to personal freedom...

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West Oahu News // Army Seeks Makua Comments
The U.S. Army seeks public comment through Aug. 13 on an archaeological subsurface survey it completed two years ago at Makua Military Reservation. It also...


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