Waha Nui

Mothers take on many new duties, and Wahiawa mom Amanda Klebe added one more. She’s director of the new Hawaii chapter of the Pediatric Hydrocephalus Foundation, in support of her 2-year-old son and others with the incurable brain condition. An Army wife, Amanda aims to set up a support system for affected families and help PHF find a cure …

Melani Rosario

Melani Rosario
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Melani Rosario

Mililani senior Melani Rosario has her vivid acrylic paintings on view at 3rd Cup Cafe & Venue in Kunia Shopping Center through April (888-6087) … Mililani’s June Asato is very busy in April.

No, she’s not a tax expert, but heads the Aloha-‘Ohana Parliamentary Unit, which helps various groups keep order, conduct business efficiently and follow their own bylaws. How helpful. If it’s not too late, you too can learn how to do it at 7 p.m. April 10 at the Oahu Veterans Center in Foster Village (623-0082); and Happy Parliamentary Law Week (April 15-21) …

The City Council honored hotel executive Victor Kimura of Mililani recently as “an exceptional business leader who has committed to nearly four decades of public and community service.” Victor is vice president and director of operations support at Kyo-Ya Management, but he also helps dozens of community groups, from civil defense to diabetes research, and he was HPD’s 2004 Citizen of the Year …

Mililani Middle School band and orchestra will play at 1:30 p.m. April 20 at Windward Mall as part of a friendship tour with three other schools (235-4311) … Island Insurance Foundation honored 11 public school principals March 31 for excellence in leadership with a plaque and $1,000 cash, including Wheeler Middle School’s Brenda Vierra-Chun. She was cited for her effective response to emotional difficulties of her hundreds military students over the years, caused by school transitions and multiple parent deployments. Brenda set up a transition center on campus and has linked Tripler psychologists with needy families at school