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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...

MidWeek Staff
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...

MidWeek Staff
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...

MidWeek Staff
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...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Coverstory // Homegrown Principal Lifts Up Kahaluu Keiki
Naomi Matsuzaki is on a roll. As Hawaii’s 2013 Distinguished Principal (and a finalist for Island Insurance’s leadership excellence award), the veteran educator and product...

MidWeek Staff
Windward Oahu Coverstory // Koolauloa Relay Fights Cancer As One Ohana
Koolauloa and North Shore residents are combining their efforts for Relay for Life, the American Cancer Society fundraiser, from 6 p.m. May 24 to 6...

MidWeek Staff
Windward Oahu Coverstory // Kids Coach Parents For Band Concert
St. John Vianney School’s spring concert at 6:30 p.m. Friday will be anything but run-of-the-mill. This year the kids have written the whole program and...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Coverstory // Business Expo Looking At New Health Care Act
Representing business interests from Laie to Wahiawa, North Shore Chamber of Commerce will sponsor its 2013 Business Expo from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. May...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Coverstory // Food Drive To Inspire Chancellor’s New Look
Funny what a man’s bald head can do to spark a food drive. Windward Community College chancellor Doug Dykstra, a tall man with a neatly...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Coverstory // KHS Hot Topic: Harold K.L. Castle Foundation
It’s not exactly the elephant in the room, but the largest Hawaii-based private foundation has made a huge impact on Kailua without making a big...

MidWeek Staff
Windward Oahu Coverstory // Nisei Exhibition Brings History Alive For Teens
Castle High is one of five schools to have students visit Bishop Museum’s “American Heroes: World War II Nisei Soldiers and the Congressional Gold Medal”...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Coverstory // Stairway To Heaven Heading For Dump?
The Friends of Haiku Stairs asked the city Parks and Recreation Committee last week to reopen the access roads to the stairs and implement a...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Coverstory // Grant Brings ‘Joy Of Music’ To Kailua Keiki
Windward Choral Society will conduct a pilot singing camp next month for children in fifth and sixth grade, offering a one-day experience in “fun, musical...

MidWeek Staff
Windward Oahu Coverstory // Kaneohe Kickball Seeks Teams Now
Kicking a ball around can be a good way to help reduce child abuse in Hawaii, and PARENTS Inc. is lining up teams now for...

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