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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...

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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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West Oahu News // Ukulele Players Jam Saturday
Kapolei Shopping Center will sponsor its first-ever outdoor concert, Ukulele Jam 2014, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday on the lawn adjacent to Safeway. The...

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West Oahu News // New Law To Track Rising Sea
State lawmakers took a crucial step recently to protect our island state and address climate change in Hawaii. Signed into law by the governor, House...

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West Oahu News // FilCom Hires Caterer To Enhance In-house Events
From now on, guests at Filipino Community Center events will be treated to the cuisine of Creations in Catering. The catering company announced that it...

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West Oahu News // HR Agency Adds Hours For Construction Jobs
The Pearl City office of ALTRES Staffing has added Saturday hours through the end of July to keep up with the demand for construction workers....

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West Oahu News // Battleship Hosts Picnic, Fireworks
The Battleship Missouri Memorial will host a “Picnic on the Pier” and fireworks show Friday at Ford Island for the public. Families can bring their...

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West Oahu News // Ewa Beach CBDO Has Classes Open In July
Ewa Beach Community Based Development Organization has a slew of free July workshops and classes for West Oahuans at its Kamokila Boulevard headquarters with courses...

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West Oahu News // Inmates, Lions Pitch In At North Road Cleanup
McDermott’s Message…Rep. Bob McDermott As we continue the work of beautifying the Ewa area, I was asked by several community members to clean up some...

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West Oahu News // Creative Media Degrees Ready
Community college students who aspire to digital and creative media careers will have an easier time transitioning their coursework to a four-year institution, thanks to...

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West Oahu News // School Supply Drives In Aiea
A month before school starts, Locations Foundation is having its annual “Backpack to School” supply drive to help equip needy keiki with the simple tools...

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West Oahu News // Keiki Pronounce Art Trip ‘Cool’
West Oahu students were among many who have checked out the new science-meets-art exhibition “Inquiring Finds” at Honolulu Museum of Art’s Spalding House in Makiki....

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West Oahu News // Solar Sprint Time Trials Test Technical Talent Of West Teams
Earth Day turned out to be an ideal date to demonstrate the power of the sun. Kapolei Middle and Waipahu Intermediate School students arrived on...


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