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West Oahu News // City News: Cleanup Breathes New Life Into Makaha Park
Councilwoman Kymberly Marcos Pine Parks are gathering places for families, organizations and community groups to meet, recreate and enjoy. As your councilwoman, one of my...

Nicole Kato
West Oahu News // Makakilo Professor Earns History Educator Award
Justin Vance of Makakilo has been named 2015 Hawaii History Educator of the Year by History Education Hawaii Inc., Hawaii council for the National Council...

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West Oahu News // Shuttle To Reduce West-bound Traffic
Roberts Hawaii has seen much success with its Waikiki to Waikele shopping shuttle service and began its Waikiki to- earl Harbor direct route May 1....

Paige Takeya
Central Oahu News // Kapolei’s Ho‘ola Provides Academic Model For Success
Ho‘ola Leadership Academy is a success story that seems too good to be true. Ho‘ola is one of several Kapolei High School career academies, with...

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West Oahu News // Pearlridge Bustles With Events In May
The West Oahu community can look forward to a variety of activities at Pearlridge Center this month. St. Francis Hospice sponsors its bereavement walk for...

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West Oahu News // First Lady Sends Off Grads
Hawaii Pacific University will commemorate its 50th anniversary and 84th commencement at 5 p.m. May 14 at Blaisdell Arena with a keynote address by Hawaii’s...

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West Oahu News // ‘Olelo Video West-area Finalists
Two dozen entries from West Oahu video teams have made it to the finals of the 2015 ‘Olelo Youth Xchange Video Competition, which drew a...

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West Oahu News // Lessons Learned From D.C.’s NACo Conference
Elefante’s Connections…City Councilman Brandon Elefante In February, I attended the annual National Association of Counties (NACo) Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C. It was my first...

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West Oahu News // West Oahu Roundup – 4/29/15
Several West Oahu children won their respective categories in the 2015 Toyota Hawaii Dream Car Art Contest. Winners include Kaneolani Elementary’s Alex Kainuma (under 8),...

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West Oahu News // Waipahu Library Offers Free Comics, ‘Happy’
Families can enjoy two free programs Saturday at Waipahu Library. Free Comic Book Day kicks off at 9 a.m., and those with valid library cards...

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West Oahu News // West Oahu Schools Set Grad Dates
Graduation dates for Oahu public high schools were announced recently, which will allow friends and family to plan ahead for the special commencement ceremonies to...

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West Oahu News // Waipahu Sponsors Auto Program
Waipahu High has partnered with Honolulu Community College, First Hawaiian Bank and Cutter Automotive Group to give high school students interested in the automotive technology...

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West Oahu News // May Events At Kapolei Library
Julia Keiko Matsui Higa will visit Kapolei Library at 6:30 tonight (Wednesday) to share stories from her book Being Local in Hawaii. Higa (aka Julia...

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West Oahu News // After-tax Shred Day At Kapolei High School
Tax season has come to a close, and state Rep. Sharon Har (Kapolei-Makakilo) and Shred-It Hawaii host an After-Tax Shred Day from 9 a.m. to...

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West Oahu News // Missouri Memorial Showcases Kamikaze Artifacts From Japan
Battleship Missouri Memorial unveiled its newest exhibit March 11 in honor of the 70th anniversary of the USS Missouri kamikaze attack. Event-day guest speaker Minamikyushu...

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West Oahu News // Learn To Grow Herbs At Home
Malama Learning Center wants to show the community that starting a garden and growing food is for everyone. In celebration of Earth Day (today, April...

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West Oahu News // West Needs Infrastructure Before Homes
LoPresti’s Letters …Rep. Matthew LoPresti Aloha! As we enter the second half of the 2015 regular session of the state Legislature, I wanted to share...

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West Oahu News // New UHWO Major Benefits Hawaii’s Students, Ag Industry
To facilitate Hawaii’s changing landscape, UH West Oahu will offer a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in sustainable community food systems. The new multidisciplinary major...

Nicole Kato
West Oahu News // West Teens Win Meth Project ‘Break The Ice’ Contest Honors
For the third year, nonprofit Hawaii Meth Project hosted its “Break the Ice” art contest, and teens across the state submitted more than 60 entries...

Jaimie Kim
West Oahu News // Humane Society Moves Forward With West Oahu Shelter
After a recent five-acre gift of land from D.R. Horton-Schuler Homes, West Oahu residents can look forward to their own Hawaiian Humane Society campus in...

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