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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....

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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....

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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...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Coverstory // New HHH Homes For Waimanalo
A mini-neighborhood of six homes is slowly taking shape in the Kumuhau subdivision of Waimanalo. In fact, Honolulu Habitat for Humanity was pouring its know-how...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Coverstory // Curtain Call For WW Arts Council
After decades of nurturing and developing an impressive network of arts fans and events, Windward Arts Council plans to “bow out” by Aug. 31 –...

MidWeek Staff
Windward Oahu Coverstory // Historians To Hear About ‘Kids’ Play’
Kailua Historical Society invites residents to sit down from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday and harken back to the old days – before electronic gadgets...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Coverstory // Kailua’s Ready To Throw July 4 Party
Thanks to early and late donors, merchants and volunteers, Kailua town is prepared for a full-on Independence Day celebration July 4, from its parade at...

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Windward Oahu Coverstory // Freediver Werner At ‘Surf Talk Story’
Oahu spearfisher and freediver Kimi Werner will be the focus of Surfer The Bar’s Surf Talk Story, set for 8 p.m. Thursday at Turtle Bay...

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Windward Oahu Coverstory // Anaheim Crowds Touched By Aloha
The following story was submitted by Jorene Barut, communications specialist in the DOE Windward District office, Castle-Kahuku Complexes. Sixteen Kahaluu Elementary students returned to Oahu...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Coverstory // 200+ Hands In Y’s Instant Playground
Organized chaos, they recalled. “We lived through it,” said Bill Stone, Windward YMCA executive director. That’s what happens when KaBOOM! comes to town. In just...

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Windward Oahu Coverstory // Tale Of Two Slaves At Readers Theatre
A high-power professional show is booked for Pohai Nani auditorium next week, featuring two of Oahu’s most respected actors and directed by award-winning Maunawili director...

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