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West Oahu News // Class Covers Gardening Basics
From cultivating a vegetable garden to growing native plants, Malama Learning Center covers it all in its Gardening Basics For Beginners class, set for 9...

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West Oahu News // HCAP Can Help Pay Utility Bills
The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program gets under way for island residents with an application drive in June at five Honolulu Community Action Program sites,...

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West Oahu News // St. Elizabeth Captures ’14 Cleanup Challenge
An Aiea parochial school rose to the challenge this year, collecting the most bottle caps per capita in the state. For its immediate reward, St....

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West Oahu News // Early College Program Praised
In a visit to the Islands last month, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan praised the strong partnership between Waipahu High School and Leeward Community...

Jaimie Kim
West Oahu News // HECO Helping Protect History
A recent donation from Hawaiian Electric Company Inc. to Historic Hawaii Foundation will support the organization’s commitment to preserving historic places in Hawaii. The donation,...

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West Oahu News // Workshop To Focus On Marine Conservation
Teachers interested in conservation education have the chance to learn more during a professional development workshop that runs June 23, 25 and Aug. 23, coordinated...

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West Oahu News // Legislative Session Wraps Up
Talking Story …Sen. Mike Gabbard Aloha e Friends, As you probably already know, the 2014 Legislative Session ended May 1. Here are some highlights from...

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West Oahu News // UFC Gym Celebrates Grand Opening At Waikele Location
More than 4,000 people filled UFC Gym BJ Penn Waikele April 19 for its grand opening. The new venue at 94-875 Lumiaina St. is the...

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West Oahu News // West Oahu Schools Set Graduation Dates
Six West Oahu public high schools have set the dates and times for their commencement ceremonies this month. The graduation programs are listed below. *...

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West Oahu News // Fast Food Patrons Win Coffee
Certain West Oahu residents may be a little more jumpy than usual, now that McDonald’s Restaurants of Hawaii has concluded its spring McCafe coffee promotion....

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West Oahu News // Waipahu Teen Pens Best Poem
Waipahu Intermediate School eighth-grader Jessica Joy San Pedro recently was announced as the grand prize winner in the 15th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr....

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West Oahu News // Dermatology Office Reopens
A dermatology office in Kapolei reopened April 14 under a new name and new ownership after closing last year. Dr. Alex S. Carcamo purchased the...

Jaimie Kim
West Oahu News // UH-West Oahu Music Course Offers Jump-start To College
Musically inclined students entering grades 11 and 12 this fall are invited to apply to University of Hawaii West Oahu’s Summer Music Works songwriting program....

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West Oahu News // More Funds Approved For West Oahu School Repairs
Sharing Notes…Sen. Michelle Kidani Notes from the Capitol The 2014 regular session of the state Legislature adjourned as scheduled last week. As vice chairwoman of...

West Oahu News // Kanoelani Principal Lauded For Goal-setting
Kanoelani Elementary School principal Stacie Kunihisa began her teaching career not in the classroom, but in a bathtub. “My mother was a teacher, so I...

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West Oahu News // UHWO Wins Academic Tourney
University of Hawaii-West Oahu students have been racking up the awards recently in various disciplines. In January, Shena Bocalbos, Ryoko Lung and Mamina Tahara won...

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West Oahu News // Mayor’s Town Hall Set May 13
Mayor Kirk Caldwell is coming to a town near you, and he’s all ears. Caldwell and his cabinet will visit Ewa May 13 and meet...

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West Oahu News // Best Buddies Hawaii’s Friendship Walk
Best Buddies Hawaii hosted a Friendship Walk April 12 at Kapolei High School as part of its mission to create opportunities to one-on-one friendships, employment...

Christina O’Connor
West Oahu News // March Raises Sexual Assault Awareness At UH West Oahu
Nearly 120 men sported red stilettos, decorated slippers and platform sandals and took a walk around the University of Hawaii-West Oahu campus April 9 in...

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West Oahu News // Community Works Together To Repave North Road
McDermott’s Message…Rep. Bob McDermott I have great news for you regarding an update on North Road in Ewa Beach. What you may not know is...

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