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JANUARY 5, 2022
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                        “Managing a project from a distance is difficult. CMC was great to work with. They were the first company to respond to my request for quotes. Their price was reasonable and they kept to their quote. They kept me up to date on progress via phone, text, and email which was much appreciated. Mike sent me photos of the finished project and it looks great! I will definitely be calling them for my next paint job!” – Rachel S.
“They were able to come by give us a quote and get to work right away. The team took great care of our ‘Ohana by selecting products that would dry quickly, were nontoxic, and working around us being home. Their work is impeccable and really
brought some needed life into our space.” – Noel S.
     P roducer and recording artist Kimié Miner, who hails from East O‘ahu, recently released her holiday EP, Christmas in Hawai‘i (the holiday has passed, but Christmas tunes are always in season!). Guest artists include Josh Tatofi, Kaimukī’s Jake Shimabukuro and more. Find Miner’s music on kim- and across all streaming platforms ... The 2022 Sony Open Qualifier for Amateurs was held at Wai‘alae Country Club. Peter Jung fired a one-under par 71 to secure low scorer honors at the event and will now go on to compete with the PGA Tour’s best at the 2022 Sony Open in Hawai‘i on Jan. 13-16. This is the second time Jung has qualified for the event, previously competing in 2019 ... Hawai‘i’s online gaming community recently held a tournament to sup- port nonprofit organization HUGS (Help, Understanding & Group Support), which is based in East O‘ahu. HUGS is dedicated to helping Hawai‘i families with seriously ill children. Arron Tomasu, who represents a small gam- ing community in Hawai‘i that streams on Twitch, took part in the tournament as he was inspired to give back to HUGS after learning about their mission. “We as stream- ers are in a fortunate position where we can give back to the community, and that feel- ing of spreading gratitude is something the world needs more so than ever, especially with COVID,” Tomasu states ... A recent blessing ceremo- ny at Sandy Beach Park paid tribute to its ocean lifeguards. Two murals memorialize Joy Keahipuakauikawēkiu Mills-Ferren and Joshua
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“Goat” Guerra. They both were recognized as person- ifying the highest traits of compassion through their ser- vice and personal lives. The likeness of Mills-Ferren and Guerra now accompany two other murals on the Makapu‘u- side of the beach park. Mayor Rick Blangiardi was joined by dozens of ocean safety officers, city Department of Parks and Recreation staff, and community and family members to witness the com- pleted murals. “It is such a privilege to celebrate vibrant pieces of public art, particu- larly those which pay tribute to our dedicated lifeguards who put themselves in harm’s way to keep their communi-
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ties safe,” Blangiardi states ... In a continued effort to improve the management of the Eastside’s Hanauma Bay, its online reservation system now accepts credit card pay- ments for non-Hawai‘i resi- dent age 13 years and older. Reservations can be made up to 48 hours in advance for educational showtimes from 7 a.m. to 1:40 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays. Payment is not required for Hawai‘i resi- dents and active duty military personnel and their families with valid identification. Local residents may continue to access the nature preserve without a reservation for the first two hours of operation ...
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