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Christina O’Connor
Good Neighbors // David Hyrenbach
In his work as an oceanographer, David Hyrenbach, Ph.D., long has been studying marine animals to find out their habits – and how human activity...

Nicole Kato
Good Neighbors // Glenn Medeiros
Many may know Glenn Medeiros for his amazing singing voice that has entertained music lovers in the community for years. While he still performs (at...

Christina O’Connor
Good Neighbors // Kamalani And Kekoa Manner
Seven years ago, Kamalani and Kekoa Manner, ages 5 and 10 at the time, announced to their mother Leilani Rasa that they wanted to start...

Christina O’Connor
Good Neighbors // Celeste Nakamoto Farinas and June Nakamoto
A few years ago, a man gave a rose to a stranger – an older woman he happened to pass on the street – after...

Christina O’Connor
Good Neighbors // Jessica Munoz
A few years ago, North Shore resident Jessica Munoz began researching statistics on human trafficking while writing her thesis in nursing school. What she found...

Christina O’Connor
Good Neighbors // Mahealani Sims-Tulba
One day after school last year, Mahealani Sims-Tulba came home in tears. When her mom pushed her to talk about what was wrong, Sims-Tulba revealed...

Christina O’Connor
Good Neighbors // Dennis Hida
In 2007, Dennis Hida was flipping through a magazine when he came across an article on a former tennis player who had launched a clean...

Christina O’Connor
Good Neighbors // Amy Brinker
The way Amy Brinker sees it, the food system in Hawaii currently stands on something of a tipping point. “People are realizing that convenience and...

Christina O’Connor
Good Neighbors // Lee Donohue
Ten students from around the island are heading into the new school year with scholarship money thanks to Honolulu Police Community Foundation, a nonprofit that...

Christina O’Connor
Good Neighbors // Lynette and Bulla Eastman
Since 2011, Convoy of Hope Hawaii has been serving thousands at its annual free outreach event, A Day of Compassion, providing those in need with...

Christina O’Connor
Good Neighbors // Elaine Wong
When Elaine Wong’s husband had to undergo a stay at The Queen’s Medical Center several years ago, she noted the exceptional level of professional, caring...

Christina O’Connor
Good Neighbors // Trisha Kehaulani Watson
When Trisha Kehaulani Watson first joined the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary as a volunteer six years ago, she was eager to help...

Christina O’Connor
Good Neighbors // Courtney Buis
In 2005, Courtney Buis was attending college five hours away from her family’s home in Syracuse, N.Y., when she got a distressing call from her...

Christina O’Connor
Good Neighbors // Schwörer Family
In the late 1990s, well before the term “climate change” had become commonplace, Dario Schwörer and Sabine Schwörer-Ammann noticed the ice on the Swiss Alps...

Christina O’Connor
Good Neighbors // Tracy Lewis
A few years ago, a woman told her young daughter to wait outside of a store on the Leeward Coast while she went on a...

Christina O’Connor
Good Neighbors // Emma Hathaway
Although Salt Lake teen Emma Hathaway recently was recognized for spearheading a range of volunteer efforts, she states modestly: “It is just that getting out...

Christina O’Connor
Good Neighbors // Harolyn Toma
One morning last week, Harolyn Toma (left) hustled around the downtown apartment of 90-year-old Dzidra Damerel (far left), watering houseplants and sweeping and mopping the...

Christina O’Connor
Good Neighbors // Mike And Joanne Wood
When Ho’omalu O Na Kamali’i, a transitional center for children who have been removed from their homes after experiencing abuse or neglect, celebrated its grand...

Christina O’Connor
Good Neighbors // Jamie Boyd
After working as a staff nurse and later a nurse practitioner, Jamie Kamailani Boyd began to notice one consistent, underlying problem for many of her...

Christina O’Connor
Good Neighbors // Emi Ige
On the morning of the attack on Pearl Harbor, Emi Ige’s father was finishing up his night shift as a civilian worker at the site...

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