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Carol Chang

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Wahiawa child star (aka Sabrina Star) and Mililani High grad Wendy Calio has grown up to be Wendy Calio-Gilbert, co-owner with husband Jeremy of a brand-new, vastly expanded performance studio. The couple moved Pas De Deux Hawaii July 7 from Waipahu to new digs at 94-404 Ukee St. #451A (behind 7-Eleven in Waipio). It’s also equipped for film and TV work and has its own theater for their 500 or so young students …

Former Mililani lawmaker Marilyn Lee has been appointed to the Hawaii State Commission on the Status of Women, which she will make time for between neighborhood board meetings (one as a member, the other as Mayor Kirk Caldwell‘s spokeswoman) and the city’s Community Development Block Grant committee …

Leilehua’s Jaryn Kamalu Villagas is a Distinguished Recipient of the HMSA Kaimana Scholarship, honoring his skills in football, judo and wresting. Jaryn also taught soccer to special-needs children and plans to study engineering at West Point … North Shore native Ian O’Sullivan has released his debut album, Born and Raised, full of rich guitar stylings in classical, jazz and more – much of which he learned at Yale and some that he teaches students at UH …

A wind-energy company with area projects, First Wind has awarded $3,000 scholarships to Kamakani Richeson of Kahuku High, who lives near its Kahuku project, and Theresa Tasani of Leilehua, who lives near the Kawailoa site … The Random Weirdos rock band (ages 9 to 12) will grace the stage at Haleiwa Arts Festival 11 a.m. Sunday, while the Mililani-based Hawaii Reed 21 Harmonica Band plays at 10 a.m. July 27 at Mission Memorial Auditorium (228-1740)

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