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West Oahu News // New Theater Coming To Kapolei
Kapolei Commons shopping center recently announced that it will soon include a 12-unit movie theater. Regal Cinemas Kapolei Commons Stadium 12 is slated to begin...

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West Oahu News // Relax With Mighty Mo Aug. 15
As the summer starts to come to a close, the Battleship Missouri Memorial is encouraging everyone to make the most of it by celebrating National...

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West Oahu News // City Council Recognizes Two ‘Exemplary’ Campbell Students
The City Council has recognized recent Campbell High School graduates Kawehi Dodge and Zachary Recolan for their exemplary performances during their high school careers. Councilmembers...

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West Oahu News // Transforming A Community, One Park At A Time
City News…City Councilwoman Kymberly Pine Earlier this year, I attended an event at Makaha Community Park and was alarmed to find the park in unacceptable...

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West Oahu News // Unthirsty Plants For Sale Aug. 2
For readers looking to save water and expand their gardens, the Unthirsty Plant Sale will offer more than a dozen less-thirsty and drought-tolerant plants from...

Christina O’Connor
West Oahu News // Lanikuhonua Gala Will Benefit Boys & Girls Club Of Hawaii
Boys & Girls Club of Hawaii returns to Kapolei for its annual Walk in the Country fundraiser beginning at 5 p.m. Aug. 16 at Lanikuhonua...

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West Oahu News // Construction Now Underway For Leihano Senior Living Units
Construction for senior living community Ilima at Leihano began June 27 with a groundbreaking ceremony within the mixed use Kapolei development. The community will be...

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West Oahu News // Comedy On Kroc Center Stage
It’s going to be a night of laughter at the Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center in Kapolei when “Comedy at the Kroc” opens...

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West Oahu News // Community Leaders Visit Kapolei Rotary
Planes, roads and college are all on the agenda for Rotary Club of Kapolei’s upcoming breakfast meetings at 7:30 a.m. in Kapolei High’s faculty lounge,...

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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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