Archive for 2013

Sign-Waving Rewards Waianae Businessman, Inspires Others

Paul Brewer started small. He cleaned cars for a living, and he waved signs whenever he could. With his wife and young son he stood along streets and highways in Waianae town, waving a sign depicting Jesus’s pierced palm ...


Make ‘Yummy’ For Valentines Day

Aloha, here is my recipe of a local style dish using huli huli chicken. “Huli” in Hawaiian means “turn over” which describes this chicken grilled on a spit rotated over a kiawe wood fire. I found that us...


Gary’s Fishing Gallery Shows Reel Tales

We are starting a new column to show what fish are biting!  Gary’s Fishing Gallery will post pictures of avid fishermen who are happy to show their prize catches! Click here to go to Gary’s Fishing Gallery.


Neighborhood Board Fears Destruction of Makaha Surfing Beach

During the January 8 meeting of the Waianae Neighborhood Board, concerns were voiced about the temporary access road, approved by the City and State, which will be used to bypass the forthcoming construction work on the Makaha ...



Kapolei High students laugh at dating in ‘Check Please!’

Kapolei High School’s International Thespian Society Troupe #6906 will perform “Check Please!,” their first annual show. This play originates from a student’s Senior Project, and because it is produced, ...


Portuguese Bean Soup – Hawaiian Style

2 lb. Portuguese sausage 1/2 head cabbage, chopped in squares 2-3 lb. ham hocks or smoked ham shanks 1 small can tomato sauce, original flavor 1 large onion, diced 2-3 Tbs. Hawaiian salt or to your liking 3-4 bay leaves Freshly...


Farrington Highway, we’ve come a long way, or not…

Back in the old days, the two lanes of Farrington Highway passed in front of Waipahu High School, curled around sugar cane fields topped with white tassels, and rumbled down the pot-holed road westward to Kaena Point at a dead ...


Waianae High School Tackles School Safety Issues To Prevent Violence

The recent stabbing incident on the Waianae High School campus between two students, which involved bullying and highjacking, has prodded the school to undertake positive measures to prevent future violent incidents. Waianae Hi...



Kapolei Public Library Bursting With Fun Events

Hidden in the midst of Kapolei is a jewel waiting to be discovered – Kapolei Public Library, shining with the promise of captivating programs for children and adults. Head librarian Liane Watanuki happily announced that p...


Quick And Easy Pastele Stew

1 pork butt (boneless) with some fat 3 to 4 lbs in weight, cut into bite-size pieces 5 cloves garlic, minced 2 medium onions, diced 3 stalks celery, diced 2 packets ACHIOTE seasoning (Sazon Goya Brand Con Cilantro Achiote seaso...


Nanakuli High School Students Show Aloha Doing Service Projects

Students at Nanakuli High School are active with service projects this month in January. The Interact Club helped the Kapolei Rotary Club serve lunch to the veterans at their Kalaeloa facility on New Year’s Day. Again, wi...


Nanakuli-Maili Neighborhood Board Schedules Three Meetings in January

The Nanakuli-Maili Neighborhood Board No. 36 is busy this month with meetings for its Transportation Committee, Planning & Zoning Committee, and its Housing Committee. The Transportation and Planning & Zoning Committees...



Kapolei High School Spring 2013 Events Calendar

January: 1/15 – Senior Parent Meeting #2, 6:30pm @ gym 1/24 – Class Assemblies: Period 3 Sophomore/Freshmen, Period 7 Seniors/Juniors (locations to be  announced) February: 2/6 – Prom Fashion Show, period 6 @ gym 2/8 –...


Nanakuli High School & Intermediate School Events – January, February & March 2013

January 1 – Interact Club helped the Kapolei Rotary Club to serve lunch to the veterans at their Kalaeloa facility January 3 – first day of 3rd quarter, 2nd semester January 11 – I Steep testing through Englis...


Oneula Beach Park Users Heat Up Ewa Neighborhood Board Meeting

Oneula Beach Park in Ewa brought on heated discussions concerning its usage and improvement at the November meeting of the Ewa Neighborhood Board #23 last year. Complaints were made about the homeless and cleanup of the park, f...


Calvin Endo Strengthens School-Community Ties in Waianae

Every town wants to have someone be an effective liaison between its schools and community, and Waianae is fortunate to have Calvin Endo. Because of his relentless efforts with the local parent-teacher associations, he was reco...