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Windward Oahu News // Le Jardin Sixth-grader Pens Poetic Social Commentary
A poetry slam at Le Jardin Middle School produced a number of original creative entries, including the following poem by sixth-grader Suhana Liedtke. It was...

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Windward Oahu News // Senate Honors Waimanalo’s Beloved ‘Uncle Al’
Hawaii State Senate hon-ored the late Waimanalo community leader Albert “Uncle Al” Lewis April 1 and presented a certificate to his family. A Kailua High...

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Windward Oahu News // ‘Koolau Stars’ Has Music, Food, Fun
It’s time to spend another night “Under the Koolau Stars” with Boys & Girls Club of Hawaii’s Windward Clubhouse. The annual benefit will run from...

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Windward Oahu News // Windward Sushi Shop Reopens
Genki Sushi at Windward City Shopping Center will be back in business Friday — with more than just cosmetic upgrades. The franchise will introduce the...

Paige Takeya
Windward Oahu News // New Kailua Senior Care Service Makes House Calls
Aging gracefully at home is probably the ideal for most seniors, but it isn’t always the easiest option. Still, it’s something Butch DePonte-Merideth wants to...

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Windward Oahu News // Kailua’s role in Hawaiian mythology
Kailua Hawaiian Civic Club and Le Jardin Academy are putting Kailua on the map — of mythology. “Hi‘iaka’s Journey through Kailua,” the first in a...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu News // Poet Promotes Peace With ‘Linguistic Style And Purity’
“Peace is a river of color/washing away the stress and horror/and filling the black and white of life/with a rainbow of happiness, enveloping every husband...

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Windward Oahu News // Area Video Teams Honored By ‘Olelo
Four entries from Windward Oahu video teams made it to the winners circle in the 2015 ‘Olelo Youth Xchange Video Competition, which drew a record...

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Windward Oahu News // Telling MA’O Organic’s Story
The story behind the vegetables — and about food sustainability as a whole — will be revealed at 7 p.m. Thursday at Emmanuel Church in...

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Windward Oahu News // Pets’ ‘Big Fix’ This Month
Poi Dogs and Popoki will bring “The Big Fix” — a mobile spay and neuter clinic — to two Windward locations this month. The Big...

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Windward Oahu News // July 4 Parade Will ‘Let Freedom Ring’
Right now is a good time to sign up for the 2015 Kailua Independence Day Parade, which has the theme “Let Freedom Ring.” The 69th...

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Windward Oahu News // Church’s Scholarships The Most Ever
Windward United Church of Christ has announced its 2015 Holmes Scholars, a list comprised of the largest number of awardees in the scholarship program’s 55-year...

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Windward Oahu News // Flowers, Leis Needed For Veterans’ Graveside Honors
Kaneohe Girl Scouts are counting on Windward blossoms to help them create a Lei of Aloha for Memorial Day weekend at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery....

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Windward Oahu News // Lively Program At SJV Show
The students of St. John Vianney School will perform everything from Pachelbel’s Canon in D to the Hawaii Five-0 theme at their free Spring Concert,...

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Windward Oahu News // Gas Fillups Support Lessons
Chevron U.S.A.’s latest “Fuel Your School” promotion generated $350,000 for 120 Hawaii public schools, including nearly $20,000 for Windward ones. Of the 247 classroom projects...

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Windward Oahu News // Lanikai Theater Tackling Those Wall Street Evil-doers
Lanikai Mortgage Players are back with a Wall Street melodrama, Filthy Riches or, You Cad, Your Three Minutes Are Up!, which opens at 8 p.m....

Paige Takeya
Windward Oahu News // Kaneohe Couple Goes With The ‘Flow’ For Cambodia
Retired Windward ministers Samuel Cox and Barbara Grace “Babs” Ripple witnessed amazing things in Cambodia during a work trip this winter to Future Light Orphanage...

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Windward Oahu News // Hanauma Talks On Marsh, Opihi, Reef
Hanauma Bay Education Program offers free public lectures by local experts and research affiliates this month on a variety of topics to get the community...

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Windward Oahu News // Football Hall Of Fame Adds Six To New PCC Exhibit
Polynesian Cultural Center recently opened its Polynesian Football Hall of Fame exhibit gallery honoring 13 outstanding players, including six 2015 inductees. Located in the Laie...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu News // WCC’s Journalism Treasure Libby Young Is Retiring
The pending retirement of Windward Community College journalism professor Libby Young has unlocked a floodgate of words from her current and former students, all of...

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