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Hokulani Elementary School fourth-grader Kayttie Nakamura wrote an appreciation letter to her grandmother and won a $100 gift certificate for herself, $250 for her class and a $250 gift certificate for her teacher from Lex Brodie’s Tire Co. plus grandma got a twonight stay at the Princess Kaiulani, and a nonprofit of Kayttie’s choice got $250. Now that’s what’s truly called a “Thank You … Very Much” award. (Kayttie’s also a pretty good gymnast) …

Tanny Waters has been promoted to Hawaii Kai branch manager for Aloha Pacific FCU, which is convenient since she’s active in the Aina Haina Elementary PTA and the Hawaii Kai Chamber of Commerce …

Sacred Hearts students did it again. On Feb. 20 they linked Perth, Australia, students with the International Space Station for a little interview in observance of the 50th anniversary of John Glenn‘s orbiting the earth. That makes more than 112 contacts via the Kaimuki academy’s amateur radio station with help from adviser Nancy Rocheleau and engineer Dick Flagg

Hawaii Kai’s Leiney Rigg, Elise Levin and Jason Loo are cast in Manoa Valley Theatre’s latest controversial rock musical, Spring Awakening, playing March 8-25 (988-6131) … Chaminade honors Jim Leahey and Mike Vasconcellos in its fourth annual Intercollegiate Athletic Gala at 6 p.m. March 16 at the Pacific Beach Hotel (735-4764) …

Aina Haina resident and Kalani grad Ryan Graham has been promoted to vice president of operations for Graham Builders … The 6:45 p.m. Sunday taping of HPR’s Aloha Shorts at Atherton Studio will include Palolo resident Karen Leobl Kaulana reading from Lois-Ann Yamanaka‘s vignettes (955-8821) …

HPD’s popular Shop with a Cop program got a thumbs-up from Liholiho Elementary fifth-grader Ariel Thepsenavong, who was selected to go Christmas shopping with officer B. Lau. She reports being thrilled to eat breakfast with him and to shop for a needy family as well as for her own relatives. “I will never forget this day,” Ariel wrote in the school newsletter …

Eric Namba (Kaimuki 2009) has graduated from the Army National Guard’s Fire Support Specialist advanced training at Fort Sill, Okla.

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