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Carol Chang

Waha Nui

Castle grad Darren Shiroma is flying high these days – working for the welfare of 42,000 flight attendants out of Washington, D.C. The L.A.-based attendant was appointed executive assistant to the international president of the Association of Flight Attendants last year, and in May joined the national executive board of the Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance, working on members’ job, immigration and civil rights issues. (Also on the board is veteran Honolulu actor Clyde Kusatsu.) Says the displaced Kaneohe boy, “I love representing our community in a meaningful way here” …

The former CPAC team of Ron Bright and Johnson Enos have united to present the Honu by the Sea dinner show on Wednesdays at the Royal Hawaiian, with lots of familiar Windward names and faces in the spotlight – like Zare Anguay, Marlise Ahuna, Madison Eror, Nicole Enos, Bryce-William Irvine and Rachel Wong, plus a veteran crew from Castle High play days (921-4600) …

Kailua’s Hungry Ear Records also takes its talent to town. Owners Dennie Chong and Ward Yamashita host a Hawaii Record Fair from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday at McKinley High cafeteria (262-2175) … On July 11, the City Council honored Lanikai’s Hudson Lockette, creator of the 2012 “I Love Kailua” town party logo. Hudson, who will be a seventh-grader at Kailua Intermediate, has since designed surfboard artwork and won a commission to do a logo for Wally Amos‘s new cookie company …

Mike Fuse‘s huli-huli chicken truck, across from Hygienic Store, was super busy July 21 filling an order for a dozen cut-up chickens to go – for Taylor Wily, the Kahuku boy turned Hawaii Five-O shrimp truck proprietor. Happy eating, Kamekona! …

More good food: Tommy Hui has reopened Joyful Garden Chinese Seafood Restaurant at Windward City, following a major fire last October. Let the gluttony begin …

Happy 50th birthday to St. John Vianney Parish, which has a host of events this month, such as the women’s prison halau Aug. 12 and the Oahu Civic Orchestra Aug. 25 (262-8317). Filling in for Father Tom Gross during a break was (ready?) Father Bill Graham

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