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Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Waha Nui // Windward Waha Nui
Kaneohe’s Sierra Hirayama is one of Hawaii’s two U.S. Presidential Scholars for 2015, earning high SAT and ACT scores and glowing recommendations. The Kamehameha Schools...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui – 5/20/15
Trinity Christian School students apparently possess the tongue and the wit for the national spotlight. Rachel Leong took the state title for Humorous Interpretation at...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui – 5/13/15
Laie Elementary sixth-grader Laura Lukov has won the Hyatt Regency Waikiki’s Best for Kids by Kids Healthy Snack Contest with her Bean-Avocado Brownies, which offer...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui – 5/06/15
Film festival fans are taking notice of Kailua student filmmaker John Taschner‘s latest effort, Gen RX, recently picked as a Cannes Film Festival Short Film....

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui – 4/29/15
Kaneohe Community and Senior Center has produced its second Lei Day Queen in a row for the city, Danielle Pomaika‘i ‘O Keikilani Akiona. Pomai, a...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui – 4/22/15
Le Jardin Academy’s 2014 yearbook, Define, was recog nized by Columbia Scholastic Press Association as one of the “best of the best” in yearbook design...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui – 4/15/15
Aikahi Elementary sixth-grader Nick Sarji correctly spelled “fabula” in the 12th round of the Hawaii State Spelling Bee March 20 at New Hope auditorium and...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui – 4/8/15
As part of the 2015 Kaha Ki‘i Congressional Art Competition, Le Jardin student Shion Goldstein took second place for “Animal Kaleidoscope,” and it will hang...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui – 4/1/15
Kahaluu’s Mark To-will was thrilled to report home from a training sail aboard the Hikianalia in Auckland. Mark, who now races sailboats professionally, met up...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui – 3/25/15
Kailua’s Samuel Perez Hults took second place in Master of the Ocean, an international watersports battle held Feb. 22-28 in the Dominican Republic, his native...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui – 3/18/15
NOAA has picked Kaneohe’s Athline Clark as its new superintendent of Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument. The Kailua High and UH graduate brings 20 years of...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui – 3/11/15
Library assistant Don Ramos has won the 2014 Excellence in Service award from Friends of the Library of Hawaii for his more than three decades...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui – 3/4/15
Kailua’s Don Weir has won the 2014 Kane Fernandez Service Award for giving his support unselfishly to the betterment of the community. UH Manoa Letter-winners...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui – 2/25/15
When Al Lewis, 70, died Jan. 19, it was a loss to his Waimanalo ohana, and was stated well by many friends and lawmakers. U.S....

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui – 2/18/15
A Kaneohe couple is behind UH Department of Theatre and Dance’s Kennedy main-stage production, La‘ieikawai, a new play in Hawaiian about a princess of that...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui – 2/11/15
Alaska’s new first lady Donna Pyle Walker initially stepped into the spotlight as Surfrider head cheerleader and a National Merit Scholar. Donna (Kailua 1972) assumed...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui – 2/4/15
San Diego Chargers linebacker Manti Te’o stepped into the new role of donor last week at his alma mater, Kahuku High & Intermediate School (before...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui – 1/28/15
Kahaluu’s Ellen Godbey Carson received the 2015 Martin Luther King Jr. Peacemaker Award Jan. 19, sponsored by Church of the Crossroads and St. Andrew’s Cathedral...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui – 1/21/15
Plays from Robert St. John‘s playwriting program at Le Jardin Academy get the readers-theater treatment at 8 p.m. Friday at Leeward CC theater, featuring works...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui – 1/14/15
Longtime Kaneohe activist Bettye Jo Harris will receive the NAACP Distinguished Service Award for Lifetime Achievement Saturday during the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr....

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