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Carol Chang

Waha Nui – 7/16/14

Shriners Hospitals for Children-Honolulu has made Wahia wa’s Dr. Craig Ono its new chief of staff. Craig is an orthopaedic surgeon and professor at UH medical school who’s been at Shriners since 1992, specializing in club feet and sports injuries. In his spare time the husband and father of three daughters deployed three times to Iraq and Afghanistan with the Army Reserve Medical Corps. And, believe it or not, he’s a big fan of Korean soap operas …

Mililani’s Rachel Yonamine won a $1,000 Burger King McLamore Foundation scholarship, which she’ll use to study engineering at Oregon State University … Mililani student Jazzmin Patterson is at New York University in Manhattan for intense five-week training for the LSAT — for free. She’s one of 19 achievers of modest means nationwide picked for Advantage Testing Foundation’s TRIALS program to prepare for the Law School Admissions Test and boost the number of disadvantaged students in top law schools …

Hawaii Reed 21 Harmonica Band of Mililani will play at 10 a.m. July 26 in the city’s Mission Memorial Auditorium at Hawaii Harmonica Society’s 17th annual free recital and concert. Want to learn what all the fun’s about? Call Rev. Mamoru Yamasaki at 623-4524 … Jesse Fenton (Mililani 2009) has graduated from Air Force basic training at Lackland AFB, Texas, as did John Joshua Domanguera (Mililani 2013), Wahiawa’s Zachary Cliburn and Angela Desuacido (Mililani 2009, Chaminade 2013) …

Good news: Executive chef Andy Dalan is busy serving ono food in Proud Peacock Restaurant, which reopened last month at Waimea Valley. His specialty is sinful desserts, folks … Waialua skydiver Gage Galle, who’s made more than 7,000 jumps, has earned a spot on the U.S. Parachute Team, which will compete for the world title in November in Florida … Look for Lanikuhana Avenue, from Ruby Tuesday to Kamehameha Highway, to rank among the tidiest stretches of pavement under its new adoptive parents, the Mililani Lions Club …

On Seattle Pacific’s winter dean’s list were Mililani’s Lauren Marie Buenaventura and Haleiwa’s Shea Valerie Yester (better late than never!) & & & cchang@midweek.com

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