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West Oahu News // DOE Fellows Include Area Teachers
The state Department of Education has selected five West Oahu teachers to join its inaugural Hawaii State Teacher Fellows, sponsored by the nonprofit Hope Street...

West Oahu News // Limu Preservation Conference Set
The phrase “cultural preservation” in Hawaii usually evokes images of hula or Hawaiian-language newspapers. Kua’aina Ulu ‘Auamo and Ewa Limu Project want to add limu,...

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West Oahu News // A call for ‘real traffic relief’
Dear Editor, Sen. Will Espero’s article “Rail Will Help Accommodate West Oahu’s Growth” misleads the reader into believing that rail will help relieve traffic congestion....

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West Oahu News // Waikele Warning Siren On Emergency Repair List
Sharing Notes ..Sen. Michelle Kidani Preparing for emergencies A resident of Waikele contacted City Councilman Ron Menor a few weeks ago to report that it...

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West Oahu News // Kapolei Rotary Awards $41,000 Worth Of College Scholarships
As a part of its annual scholarship program, Kapolei Foundation along with Rotary Club of Kapolei recently awarded college funds ranging from $1,500 to $4,500...

West Oahu News // Waipahu Resident Nagata Has Been Donating Blood Since 1966
Waipahu resident Francis Nagata has donated 247 pints of blood to Blood Bank of Hawaii since 1966. That kind of volume makes him a “century...

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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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