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Windward Oahu Coverstory // Auto Dealer Finds A School Need, Fills It
By MARISSA CATALANO Windward School District assistant What began as a $78 contribution by Windward Dodge Chrysler Jeep (aka Windward Auto Sales) three years ago...

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Windward Oahu Coverstory // Bands, Fireworks Will Stir Up Base
The carnival and concert series known at BayFest is set for Oct. 17-19 at Kaneohe Marine base, and tickets are selling right now. The entertainment...

Paige Takeya
Windward Oahu Coverstory // Retirement Home Heads Into Own ‘Golden’ Years
Pohai Nani began with a dozen residents in January 1964. This month, Kaneohe’s highrise retirement community marked its 50-year milestone with 250 residents at a...

Paige Takeya
Windward Oahu Coverstory // Ho‘olaule‘a Ready To Roll At College
There will be a smorgasbord of things to do at the 14th annual Windward Ho’olaule’a, set for 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Oct. 4 at Windward Community...

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Windward Oahu Coverstory // Club Reaches High On Pruning Project
By CLAUDIA WEBSTER Lani-Kailua Outdoor Circle volunteer The motto “Keep Kailua Clean, Green and Beautiful” took on a literal meaning last month for Lani-Kailua Outdoor...

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Windward Oahu Coverstory // ‘Hairspray’ Heads Into Paliku Run
One girl’s dream to become a star against the odds comes true at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 19, when the curtain goes up on Hairspray at...

Andy Beth Miller
Windward Oahu Coverstory // History: All Aboard For Haiku Trolley
Long before adventurous hikers dared to scale its summit, Oahu’s steepest mountain trail, known these days as the 3,922-step “Stairway to Heaven” by most folks,...

Paige Takeya
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...

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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...

Paige Takeya
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...

Paige Takeya
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...

MidWeek Staff
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...

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