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Carol Chang

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Tiffany Au

Hawaii Kai’s Tiffany Au (Sacred Hearts 2005) is the 2012 Narcissus Queen, crowned last month by the Chinese Chamber of Commerce. Tiffany works as a legislative aide at the state capitol and was also voted Miss Congeniality at the pageant …

Terence Kuan, a Kamiloiki second-grader, is one of four winners in the HECO Home Energy Challenge. He drew a poster with the New Year’s resolution “I will play outside and not waste energy.” He won a performance by the folks at Mad Science for his classroom …

David Polovich won $300 from Storto’s Deli on Waialae in its recent submarine sandwich eating contest, wolfing down three whole subs in under 15 minutes … Aimee Fujikawa (Kaiser 1988) has returned from Iraq, where she served with the Army National Guard until Operation New Dawn ended in December. Aimee is a broadcast journalist with the 29th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment out of Baltimore …

HPR’s Aloha Shorts taping at 6:45 p.m. Sunday in Atherton Studio (955-8821) will feature Hawaii Kai’s Justin Fragiao reading two short stories, and Aito Simpson Steele reading a piece by Hawaii Kai’s John Clark author, waterman, retired firefighter and local historian …

Edwin Mizuno

The new executive chef for Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki and Golf Club is Waialae Kahala resident and 1986 KCC culinary program graduate Edwin Mizuno, who has been cooking and managing fine dining for several restaurants over the years. This will be his second post at the Prince …

Dean Park of Kaimuki and Michelle Ogata of Hawaii Kai have formed Estate Planning Group LLC, a law firm specializing in financial matters, assets, probate, Medicaid and more. Assisting them is Michelle’s husband Aaron Ogata (349-3137) … Celia Kenney (also on Page 7) is not only a DHT Shooting Star, she’s a rising star who just earned her Screen Actors Guild card for playing Reina (the bully) in The Descendants

Congratulations to Kristen Teramae of Kalani and Kok Lim of Kaimuki High, who have been named Fun Factory/University of Hawaii Scholars. It comes with a $1,000 grant for each of them for their academic excellence

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