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Rasa Fournier
Newsmakers // An Ode To Keiki Creativity
A poet-in-residency program at Palolo Elementary School awakens young minds Who is an alien? Your best friend? Y our Mom, your Dad? Or even your...

Jaimie Kim
Newsmakers // On Waltah’s Farm
A bespectacled invertebrate that lives in the earth is the star of an educational kids TV show as well as the symbol of a farm-based...

Nicole Kato
Newsmakers // Representing Waianae
In partnership with Alexander & Baldwin, Waianae Mall established Waianae Coast Hall of fame, instilling a sense of pride in the community February was an...

Chad Pata
Newsmakers // Kaimuki To Carnegie
Kaimuki Middle School introduced a music program to increase academic scores. Students became so proficient, one of the school’s bands just wowed ’em in New...

Steve Murray
Newsmakers // King Of The Carpenters
Joel Alveiro once again walks away with the Slim’s Power Tools HeMan competition in the annual Olympics of sawing, hammering and screwdrivering They were participants...

Rasa Fournier
Newsmakers // To Save The Sexually Exploited
Jessica Munoz first became aware of young girls in Hawaii being sex trafficked in her work as an ER nurse. Appalled, she’s now working to...

Rasa Fournier
Newsmakers // One Tough Keiki
At 12, Taylor Tagatac has beaten leukemia twice, and with uncommon strength and grace. That’s why she’s being honored as Hawaii Miracle Network Champion Child...

Chad Pata
Newsmakers // Liberators And The Lost
As Holocaust Remembrance day nears, two honolulu men recall the day they helped liberate prisoners at the Nazis’ Dachau prison camp As time moves pertinaciously...

Jaimie Kim
Newsmakers // Let The Flowers Speak
Before creating a floral work of art, ikebana practitioners first listen to the various materials. ‘you never know what is going to happen,’ says one...

Steve Murray
Newsmakers // Gaming And Giving
Fun Factory vice president and COO Warren Asing is honored by Native Hawaiian Chamber of Commerce with its O‘o award Playing games isn’t just child’s...

Jaimie Kim
Newsmakers // Magical Minis
Miniature horses Makakoa and Kamalani bring comfort and smiles to those they visit, demonstrating the powerful effect horses have on humans There’s something magical, almost...

Chad Pata
Newsmakers // Kickin’ It On The Course
Golfers know all about ‘kick-in’ birdies and ‘foot wedges,’ and now you can do just that without bending the rules at two Oahu courses, where...

Jaimie Kim
Newsmakers // Leaders Going Global
The inaugural Group of Wo Global Learning Champions will travel to New Zealand to support UH’s desire to be an indigenous-serving institution Learning, many insist,...

Andy Beth Miller
Newsmakers // Talk To The Animals
Honolulu Zoo Society invites you to join its ohana at the animal-friendly urban oasis Welcome to our oasis in the middle of the city,” smiles...

Yu Shing Ting
Newsmakers // Little Girl, Big Voice
Waianae’s Ciana Pelekai has sung on the Radio City Music Hall stage and recently was crowned Miss Hawaii High School America — and she has...

Susan Kang Sunderland
Newsmakers // Profile Of A Possibilitarian
Her mother died of stomach cancer. Her husband died of pancreatic cancer. She grieved, but she also got busy raising $50,000 for the UH Cancer...

Rachel Breit
Newsmakers // Dancing With Fire
Everyone knows traditional male fireknife dancing, but Eleni Cameron and friends dance with fire using hula hoops, poi balls and more. This is one hot...

Chad Pata
Newsmakers // Full Circle With Martin
Attorney Ellen Carson receives the Martin Luther King Jr. Peacemaker Award, named for the man who inspired her to take up law with an emphasis...

Chad Pata
Newsmakers // Stopping The Elder Scams
Elder abuse can take many forms, but the most common involve finances. Scott Spallina of the City Prosecutor’s Elder Abuse Justice Unit is out to...

Jaimie Kim
Newsmakers // Canine Caregivers
Since it first began in 2000, Assistance Dogs of Hawaii has trained more than 200 dogs that go on to support people with physical disabilities,...

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