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Carol Chang
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Waimanalo resident Kaycie Merrihew is feeling pretty merry these days. The Sea Life Park marine animal trainer is one of two Hawaii finalists for wildlife...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui
Sponsored by Kailua Elks Lodge No. 2230, Kailua Intermediate student Deborah Beatty placed third for grades 7-8 in a national Elks Americanism essay contest on...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui
WCC natural sciences prof Floyd McCoy has won the UH Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching. The Harvard-trained Kailua man has inspired his geology and...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui
Two good and skilled Kailua Catholics have opened a koa path to the Vatican, after Pam Pochinski Aqui was asked by the White House to...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui
Kaneohe’s Art Gladstone began his career with Hawaii Pacific Health in 1990 as an RN at Pali Momi. Now he’s been appointed CEO for Straub...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui
Kailua’s Nadia Busekrus has won a 2013 Junior Travel Award ($3,000-plus) for her skills and high scores on the National Spanish Examination. A junior at...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui
Kailua’s Donna Festa, a volunteer with Hawaiian Monk Seal Response Team Oahu, has some good news. A seal just gave birth on Rabbit Island after...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui
Afirst-ever for Muumuu Heaven is the father-son photography exhibit featuring pro surfer Buzzy Kerbox and his son Kasey, who is an award-winning artist at Kalaheo...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui
Former CPAC standout and So You Think You Can Dance finalist Cole Horibe has landed the lead role of Bruce Lee in the off-Broadway play...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui
Two Kaneohe writers, Waimea Williams (Aloha Mozart) and Courtnie Chang (Kolohe Iole) will be honored guests Thursday at Waialua Library’s annual Authors Night (637-8286). Waimea,...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui
Kaneohe’s Kepa Maly, a renowned cultural historian, has been hired by Lanai’s new owner, Larry Ellison, to be his vice president of culture and historic...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui
Kaneohe’s Steisha Sheather, 22, won the 2013 Miss Latina Hawaii crown Feb. 9 on a platform of “Dream Big.” The Kamehameha grad and LCC alumna,...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui
Congratulations to Craig Wagnild, my Ahuimanu Hills neighbor, who will lead the nonprofit Hawaii State Bar Association and its 7,000 members in 2013. Craig works...

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Windward Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui
Newly retired HFD chief Kenneth Silva of Kaneohe has gotten right up off the couch to join the Hawaii Red Cross as chief operating officer,...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui
Congratulations to Le Jardin Academy middle school science teachers Kim Strong and Andrea McDonald and their students who took first place Jan. 19 at the...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui
Maunawili farmers Michele and Dean Wilhelm got the opportunity to compare their 7-acre Kapalai Farms with colleagues from throughout the world when they attended the...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui
Windward artists have won prestigious $20,000 awards from the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation: Waimanalo’s Cyril Pahinui (now of Waipahu) won a music fellowship from...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui
Kaneohe native Jessica Reid plays in the 80-member, all-female band, Batala DC, which delivered plenty of robust Afro-Brazilian samba-reggae rhythms last month when it opened...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui
You never know where a somersault and cartwheel lesson might lead you. National champion gymnast Kiralee Hayashi of Kailua was stunt double for Kristen Stewart...

Carol Chang
Windward Oahu Waha Nui // Waha Nui
Polynesian Cultural Center has hired Lara Leimana Fonoimoana as its new Hawaii sales manager. Lara knows the park well as the former lead dancer in...

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