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West Oahu News // Kapolei’s Hawaii Maoli Honors Three Individuals With ‘Spirit’
Kapolei-based nonprofit Hawaii Maoli recently hosted its fifth annual Ka Mana O ke Kanaka Awards, and this year’s winners are Herb Lee, Jr., Pacific American...

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West Oahu News // West Oahu Teens Join Anti-meth Campaign
Methamphetamine has been Hawaii’s No. 1 drug problem for decades, and Hawaii Meth Project and its Teen Advisory Council have spent the last five years...

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West Oahu News // Task Force Designated To Study Fuel Tank Leak
Talking Story…Sen. Mike Gabbard Aloha e Friends, I was stoked when invited to give the closing remarks July 22 at the sixth annual Hawaii Clean...

Nicole Kato
West Oahu News // Dentist Offers Free Cleaning
Dental procedures can be quite expensive, even with insurance, so the Waipahu-based Hurtado Dental has implemented Dentistry from the Heart to offer free dental work...

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West Oahu News // Last Hurrah For Bon Dancing
Bon dance season ended in August, but one could call the Autumn Okinawa Dance Matsuri the season’s last hurrah. The free fall festival, also known...

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West Oahu News // Pearlridge ‘Mayor’ Herbert Pang Helps To Keep The Center Safe
During the second annual Ready 2 React emergency preparedness event July 26 at Pearlridge Center, Herbert Pang, who has come to be known as the...

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West Oahu News // Church Opens Leeward Branch
Unitarian Universalist Leeward Ohana Group officially launches its Leeward UU Campus Sept. 13 at Island Pacific Academy. Beginning at 5 p.m. and appropriately themed “Celebration,”...

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West Oahu News // Poem Recalls Plantation Days
Editor’s Note: The poem below was written by E. Ileina Funakoshi, who was a member of the Class of 1951 at Waipahu High School AMERICA,...

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West Oahu News // Heavy Air Traffic Over Ewa Should Let Up Next Month
McDermott’s Message…Rep. Bob McDermott Air Traffic Over Ewa My office has received numerous telephone calls regarding the aircraft noise generated by planes flying over our...

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West Oahu News // Wahine Soccer Playing At Waipio Field
The University of Hawaii Wahine soccer team will play all of its 2014 home games at Waipio Peninsula Stadium this season, and the action began...

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West Oahu News // Aiea Public Library Grand Opening
Aiea Public Library celebrated the grand opening of its new facility July 19. Located at 99-372 Pohai Place — up the street from the old...

Christina O’Connor
West Oahu News // Ewa Fair Helps You ‘Get Ready’
Learning from their own experiences with a power outage following a storm in 2011, Ewa residents have been helping others prepare for the worst with...

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West Oahu News // Anti-bullying Bill Being Considered As City Policy
Ron’s Corner …City Councilman Ron Menor Fighting Back Against Crime I attended National Night Out, a nationwide event Aug. 5 that celebrates partnerships between communities...

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West Oahu News // Nonprofit Donates School Supplies To Area Military Children
More than 500 military children began school with new backpacks and supplies, thanks to Operation Homefront, a national nonprofit that provides emergency and financial assistance...

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West Oahu News // Hawaiian Electric Employees Share Skills With West Students
Continuing its summertime tradition, Hawaiian Electric Co. welcomed four high school students from West Oahu for a two-week internship in June. This year’s students are...

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West Oahu News // LCC Concert Will Help ‘Best Buddies’
Local recording artist and actor Kristian Lei and her nonprofit Honolulu Broadway Babies are going AWOL. But fans of the nonprofit’s shows, which aim to...

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West Oahu News // Celebrating Art At Kroc Center
The Salvation Army Kroc Center celebrates the arts with Art Night: I “Heart” HI from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 29 in Kapolei. The event...

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West Oahu News // Stadium Seeking New ‘Stars’
Aloha Stadium currently is seeking its next set of stars for the Stadium Stars program, which offers high school and college students the chance to...

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West Oahu News // Mortgage Firm To Travel West
Mortgage banking firm Honolulu HomeLoans recently announced that it plans to open a West Oahu branch to serve the growing population and new housing projects...

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West Oahu News // State Budgets $3.5 Million For Kalaeloa Energy
Talking Story …Mike Gabbard Aloha e Friends, I hope you and your family are enjoying the summer. Carol and I visited our daughter, U.S. Rep....

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