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Windward Oahu Coverstory // Kicking Around On Bay View Fairways
Soccer balls are starting to fly around Bay View Golf Course with the blessing of the local clergy, who keep a proud, watchful eye on...

Paige Takeya
Windward Oahu Coverstory // Honoring Her Son With Sports, Bills
Each January for four years, people have gathered from all over Oahu for the Joel K. Botelho Flag Football Tourney at Kaneohe District Park. It’s...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Coverstory // Traffic-calming Not So Calm On Kihapai
What started years ago as a group effort to stop speeding on Kihapai Street has been slowed to a halt by the biggest speed barriers...

Paige Takeya
Windward Oahu Coverstory // Hospital Expands To Meet ER Needs
More than 30,000 patients pass through Castle Medical Center’s emergency rooms annually — a number that has doubled in the last 20 years. That’s why...

Paige Takeya
Windward Oahu Coverstory // For Tyke, New Tryke Is A Life-Changer
Four-year-old Avalon Pirrone always dreamed of riding a bike with her older sister and friends. But because Avalon has cerebral palsy, regular tricycles are too...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Coverstory // Mentors Connect Online, In Person
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Hawaii has hit on a new way to mentor teenagers, and its pilot project is underway now in Kaneohe. Inspired...

MidWeek Staff
Windward Oahu Coverstory // Athletes To Shine At Aloha Gymfest
Besides producing top-performing athletes, Kokokahi Gymnastics Team also breaks records in attendance and duration when it puts on its annual gymfest. Now in its 39th...

MidWeek Staff
Windward Oahu Coverstory // Grant, Lions’ Work Aid Mount Carmel
Our Lady of Mount Carmel was treated to a major campus face lift Nov. 22 as nearly 40 Lions from four clubs joined church volunteers...

MidWeek Staff
Windward Oahu Coverstory // Hiking Makapu‘u Trail On ‘First Day’
Windward residents can join a sunrise hike to the summit of Makapu‘u ridge on New Year’s Day, organized for the fourth year by the Division...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Coverstory // Kalama Trophy Goes To Kupuna Paddlers
A new award is now part of community history, following its presentation at the Waimanalo Makahiki. A senior crew of women paddlers from Keahi Aka...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Coverstory // Police Team Clears Kaneohe Campsites
The District 4 Community Policing Team launched a “many-pronged” initiative Dec. 5 behind Kaneohe Library with the goal to assist homeless people as well as...

Paige Takeya
Windward Oahu Coverstory // Make-A-Wish Partners For Ohana
The ability to hop in a car and go for a drive isn’t quite so simple for those in wheelchairs. But it will be easier...

MidWeek Staff
Windward Oahu Coverstory // Fair Offers ‘A Taste Of Castle’ Sunday
This year the Windward Holiday Craft & Gift Fair has a little taste of something extra in store — a Taste of Castle, to be...

MidWeek Staff
Windward Oahu Coverstory // Panel Tackles Hau‘ula Flooding Complaints
In response to mounting concerns about severe flooding in the area, Hau‘ula Community Association will sponsor a panel discussion on the issue Dec. 2 with...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Coverstory // Campsites By Library An ‘Ongoing Problem’
While conflicts among the homeless population may not seem widespread in Kaneohe, visitors to its library and civic center soccer field may think otherwise, and...

MidWeek Staff
Windward Oahu Coverstory // Hike Set To Marsh Master Plan Sites
Kailua wetlands preservation will be at the forefront of a huakai (visit) Nov. 22, set up by Hawaiian groups and practitioners, to Hawaiian cultural sites...

MidWeek Staff
Windward Oahu Coverstory // Tree Giveaways To Honor Arbor Day
Arbor Day Hawaii 2014 has assembled 2,700 trees and shrubs to give away, one per family, beginning at 7 a.m. Saturday, accompanied by advice from...

MidWeek Staff
Windward Oahu Coverstory // Test To Target Little Fire Ants Saturday
The troops are assembling for a “Stop Little Fire Ants” campaign Saturday in Waimanalo, when residents and volunteers have been asked to join in a...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Coverstory // College Snags $10 Mil For Child Care, Science
Windward Community College just got the go-ahead to develop a long-awaited child care center on campus. The nearly $10 million federal grant also will support...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Coverstory // Kahaluu’s DeCosta Top State Worker
While “SASA” may be a mystery term to some, every public school knows who its school administrative services assistant is — she’s the one who...

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