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Windward Oahu Coverstory // Kualoa Ranch Hosts Day For HUGS Ohana
On a sunny day in late July, 1,000 paper cranes were hung amid the lush greenery and white sands of Kualoa Ranch’s Secret Island. Gathered...

MidWeek Staff
Windward Oahu Coverstory // Foundation Joins KOK Effort To Win $40 Mil
It’s a gift given to grab greater grants: Harold K.L. Castle Foundation has awarded $20,000 to Kamalapua O Ko’olau to facilitate an attempt to win...

Windward Oahu Coverstory // Preschool Plus Pohai Nani = Personal Pals
The story began with an Easter egg hunt, and its latest chapter involves a busload of kupuna going back to preschool. A Foster Grandparent Program...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Coverstory // More Copies Of Local Bestseller Here Sunday
At its annual meeting this Sunday, Kailua Historical Society will stage a “mini relaunch” of its award-winning book Kailua. This is the third printing of...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Coverstory // Partnership Lights Spark In Students
When a wagon train was in trouble, the pioneers would circle the old Conestogas and hope for the best. When a public high school hits...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Coverstory // Hauula Heiau To Be Protected Preserve
Once the home of a Hauula Elementary School principal, the 9-plus acres that surround Maunawila heiau are now in the hands of Hawaiian Islands Land...

Windward Oahu Coverstory // Making The Best Of Windward Rains
What began for Hui o Ko’olaupoko as one sample rain garden at He’eia State Park has grown into eight residential and two public demonstration gardens...

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Windward Oahu Coverstory // Kailua’s Fireworks, Air Show Both A Go
The nonprofit Kailua Fireworks organization is proud to announce that the fireworks are on for July 4, 2014. Friday’s celebration starts at 6 p.m. with...

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Windward Oahu Coverstory // ‘Live’ Dance Concert Is Full Of New, Old Talent
A fusion of voice, music and dance artistry are at the heart of the latest collaboration between Pulse Productions and 24-VII Danceforce. The fourth in...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Coverstory // Ko‘olauloa Welcomes New Boundary Sign
Another special sign has been installed on the Windward side with the May 23 dedication of the first modern-day ahupua’a boundary marker in Ko’olauloa. The...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Coverstory // Calendar A Tribute To Keiki Creativity
Bring together art, health and creative keiki and what do you get? An 18-month AlohaCare Waimanalo Community Keiki Art Calendar for 2015. Though the Medicaid/QUEST...

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Windward Oahu Coverstory // DOE Autism Effort Steps Up In WW
Editor’s note: Communications specialist Jorene Barut of the DOE Windward District office contributed to this report. There’s some good news for autistic children here, as...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Coverstory // Uncle Benny Fighting On With Friends’ Help
A fundraising concert is planned for Saturday to help keep the aloha going for Uncle Benny Kai, the longtime ambassador of aloha at Polynesian Cultural...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Coverstory // Hukilau Tales Set
Kailua Historical Society will cast its net and haul in some fish stories at its next meeting, set for 7 p.m. Thursday at Lanikai Elementary...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Coverstory // Jan’s Fans Are Ready For A Fight — Always
Kailua’s Relay for Life is still two months away, but the Jan’s Fans team has been working hard all year – for nine years, in...

Windward Oahu Coverstory // Windward Clubhouse Ready To Stretch Out
If it wasn’t for area residents, Boys & Girls Club of Hawaii might not have opened its Windward Clubhouse in 2006 – and soon it...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Coverstory // St. Mark Ohana Hosts Luau For Gundermann
By CAROL CHANG When JoAnn Gundermann joined the faculty of St. Mark Lutheran School in 1967, there were 96 students in four classrooms – and...

MidWeek Staff
Windward Oahu Coverstory // Teddy Bear Drive To Help Needy Tots
By PAIGE TAKEYA Forget the lions and tigers: All that Prevent Child Abuse Hawaii needs is bears – stuffed bears, that is. The 17th annual...

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Windward Oahu Coverstory // Mustangs Bring Back Cheer-worthy Prizes
By PAIGE TAKEYA Mustang cheerleaders can hold their own against any cheer team in the country, and the squad went to the AmeriCheer & AmeriDance...

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Windward Oahu Coverstory // Civic Club Shares Legends On Water
Learning Kaneohe’s ancient lore and legends while riding in the Coral Queen glass-bottom boat could be the best way to retain local history. Ko’olaupoko Hawaiian...

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