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Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Coverstory // ‘Grandpa’ Gang Reports For Duty
By CAROL CHANG The urge to protect children has brought four local men in blue out of retirement and back on campus to revive a...

MidWeek Staff
Windward Oahu Coverstory // Find Job With A Good Fit At WCC Career Fair
Job hunters and aspiring college students alike should find opportunities at the College & Career Fair, set for 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 14 at Windward...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Coverstory // Parents Help Keep Music At Kalaheo
The Kalaheo High School music program has doubled in size over the past two years — from 30 to about 60 students — showing parents...

MidWeek Staff
Windward Oahu Coverstory // International School Proposed For Hau‘ula
Comments are due by today (March 25) on a minor conditional-use permit to allow an international school campus on 18.5 acres of ag-zoned land in...

Paige Takeya
Windward Oahu Coverstory // Dog Care Center As Job Training
Hale Kipa now has some four-legged friends in Kaneohe to assist its mission of helping at-risk youths, thanks to Paws for a Cause. “We do...

Paige Takeya
Windward Oahu Coverstory // Orchid Society Marks 35 Years
Consider Windward Orchid Society a sanctuary for wilting flowers and their bewildered keepers. “We were growing some, and we were killing more than we were...

Paige Takeya
Windward Oahu Coverstory // Kailua’s Mural To Spread Peace Far
The students of St. Anthony School have just painted a mural with a peaceful message that could reach all the way to Japan. Thanks to...

MidWeek Staff
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...

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