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Carol Chang

Waha Nui – 2/12/14

Now in its fundraising and development stage, the film project I Am Haloa will feature Kaneohe kalo activist Daniel Anthony leading three Kamehameha seniors on a journey to explore their ancestral link to the first Hawaiian, Haloa, (and they’ll eat plenty of kalo along the way). Kickstarter deadline is Feb. 14 to raise $77,000 for the feature-length documentary. For details, visit iamhaloa.org …

Tips from Kailua’s Hannah Marquez for Valentine’s Day couples: “Order takeout. We let go of our expectations for a romantic restaurant scene and instead ordered takeout. On the sandy shores of Haleiwa, our dinner was accompanied by sunset and soft candlelight. It was the most romantic night we’d ever experienced” …

Adam Cazimero (Kahuku 2003) has graduated from Air National Guard basic training at Lackland AFB, Texas … “He will be forever missed and remembered as a hero in our hearts and minds,” says Kalaheo football coach Darrell Poole about Hawaii Army National Guard Sgt. Drew Scobie. A former Mustang, Kailua resident, husband and father, Drew died Jan. 10 when his surveillance plane crashed in Afghanistan … Directed by Hirotaka Arai, Hakuoh University’s handbell choir can ring seven octaves and is in demand all over the world. The choir plays Feb. 18 at Paliku (see calendar) …

Le Jardin eighth-grader Justin Shuman prevailed over a field of 21 players to win the Pearl Harbor Jr. Open tennis tourney last month (boys 14 singles) and claim a trophy … Kailua High’s athletic department needs a 20-cup rice cooker, a large electric roaster and a large crock pot. To help them out, call Kathie Wells of Community Helping Schools at 225-2621 …

Kailua resident Burl Burlingame, now curator for Pacific Aviation Museum, will discuss “The Hawaiian Air Force: Defending the Wild Blue Yonder” at noon Thursday in the old Archives Building by Iolani Palace as part of the “Experts at the Palace” lecture series (522-0822) … Cheyne Hansen (Kalaheo 2004) has graduated with distinction from Air Force basic training at Lackland AFB, Texas … Honolulu’s American Institute of Architects installed Kailua retired architect Geoffrey Paterson onto its 2014 board

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