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West Oahu News // Shrine Celebrates 100 Years
Hawaii’s Plantation Village honors individuals who exemplify what it means to be a friend to the organization, and for the seventh year it continues to...

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West Oahu News // Waipahu ‘Fellow’ Selected For Omidyar Leadership Training
Hawaii Leadership Forum recently announced its picks for the 2014-15 Omidyar Fellows program, which includes area rising star Kamuela Enos of Waipahu, who already is...

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West Oahu News // Leeward CC Welcomes New LEED Building
Sharing Notes …Sen. Michelle Kidani New Education Building For Leeward CC Students at Leeward Community College are starting the new semester with a beautiful new...

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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. The last few months have meant great job successes for many...

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West Oahu News // Pearl City School Marks 50th
Our Lady of Good Counsel School in Pearl City is turning 50, and to celebrate, it wants to bring you great food with its “Taste...

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West Oahu News // Lego Movie Screening Saturday
Prince Kuhio Community Center invites residents to bring the keiki out Saturday for a screening of The Lego Movie. The animated film starts at 7...

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West Oahu News // Waikele Golf Tourney Raises $$
Finance Factors held its 2014 Finance Factors Family of Companies Golf Tournament Aug. 28 at Waikele Golf Club — the proceeds of which benefitted Big...

Christina O’Connor
West Oahu News // Waipahu High Graduate Tumacder Publishes Tell-all Memoir
Although former Waipahu resident Orlando Tumacder moved to Texas four years ago to be closer to his daughter, his thoughts are never far from Hawaii....

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West Oahu News // Give A ‘Shout Out’ At Stadium
Football games at Aloha Stadium just got even more fun with the introduction of the “Shout Out” video board. A partnership between Bank of Hawaii...

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West Oahu News // Industrial Park Lots Up For Sale
The last phase of Kapolei Business Park officially is on the market, as of a blessing ceremony held last month. Located at the intersection of...

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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...

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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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