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Windward Oahu Coverstory // Mustang Cheerleaders Win Invite To Nationals
By PAIGE TAKEYA Dreams really do come true for Kalaheo High School’s cheerleading squad. The Mustangs recently won a $5,000 grant to compete in the...

MidWeek Staff
Windward Oahu Coverstory // Saluting Toilers In He‘eia Ahupua‘a
The Nature Conservancy of Hawaii’s coveted Kako’o ‘Aina award went to a team, rather than an individual, this year as TNC wanted to honor the...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Coverstory // Dialogue Sought For Marsh Forum
A meeting from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Le Jardin Academy auditorium will update the public on Kawainui-Hamakua Marsh Complex Master Plan revisions. Co-sponsored...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Coverstory // Basket Brigade To Heal Hunger Pangs
Kaneohe Community Family Center will stage its “Baskets of Blessings” from 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday in King Intermediate cafeteria with the goal of bringing...

Christina O’Connor
Windward Oahu Coverstory // Kailua’s Robot Wins Spot In LEGO Finals
A team of Kailua Intermediate students passed a qualifying event Nov. 2 at Kapolei Middle School for the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Coverstory // Thanksgiving Imu A Windward Tradition
Windward fans of ground-cooked turkeys will have at least four area venues to choose from for their traditional imu roasts this Thanksgiving – but act...

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Windward Oahu Coverstory // Arbor Day Hawaii: Plant 2,700 Trees
Hawaiian Electric Co.’s Koolau base yard in Kailua will join other tree-giveaway sites Saturday in Oahu’s annual celebration of trees. HECO and its partners have...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Coverstory // New Dance Ensemble Wins Prize, Exposure
Though it’s only in its infancy, the Castle Dance Ensemble has won a valuable prize in the Jeans Warehouse High School Dance Competition: first place....

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Windward Oahu Coverstory // Therrien Named State Employee Of The Year
A former teacher and teacher-coach for the DOE’s Windward School District has won the Governor’s Award for 2013 State Employee of the Year. Kailua resident...

MidWeek Staff
Windward Oahu Coverstory // It’s Cool To Party On At Cool Kailua Nights
Cool Kailua Nights is cooking up a hot evening of good food and good health with a gala block party from 4 to 9 p.m....

MidWeek Staff
Windward Oahu Coverstory // Keiki Surf Meet Keeps On Giving
The 2013 Shorebreak Classic at Kalama Beach Park attracted its largest field of keiki surfers in nine years, with 163 contestants crowding the lineup. The...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Coverstory // Waiahole: Little Old School That Could
The Waiahole ohana has put together a grand celebration that’s been 130 years in the making. This Saturday’s Waiahole Elementary School 130th anniversary party will...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Coverstory // Ho‘olaulea Scene Good For Everyone
While the annual Windward Ho’olaulea is a campus showcase with plenty of food and fun, it also can be serious business for the craft vendors...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Coverstory // Kainalu’s Video Clip Wins Aloha Contest
Veteran video production teacher Irene Yamashita, who has seen her Windward students go far with their own skills over the years, has won the means...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Coverstory // Ka‘ahanui Family Salutes Hospital
Aikahi Elementary fourth-grader Ikaika Ka’ahanui will fly to Washington, D.C., and Orlando, Fla., Oct. 8-16 as Hawaii’s advocate for hospitals in the Children’s Miracle Network....

MidWeek Staff
Windward Oahu Coverstory // Everything About Surfing, On Land
Windward surfing fans are in for a treat at Turtle Bay Resort, which kicks off six weeks of films and talk story sessions Sept. 4...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Coverstory // A Bright ‘Les Mis’ Paliku Production
Tickets are “flying off the wall” for Paliku Theatre’s fall production of Les Miserables, according to Mo Bright, wife of the director, “and we have...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Coverstory // WCCC Inmates Share Life Lessons
Churchgoers and prisoners will come together at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 24 in Kailua for a special live performance that’s often heart-wrenching. Inmates from the Women’s...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Coverstory // Grammy Honors Beckon Hirokawa
As a youth, Micah Hirokawa was told he might never graduate from high school, based on his diagnosed dyslexia and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. But then...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Coverstory // A Gift Of Fresh Water For Africa
A church in Kaneohe, where water is clean and plentiful, is focused on providing water wells to a sub-Saharan country rated by the United Nations...

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