Archive for 2014

Farmers’ descendants are key to agriculture preservation

Farmers work hard. They make sure they provide their children with extensive education to improve their future lives. Then they grow old hoping that their children will continue the farming business. Most children have seen how...


Winners of Family “N” Friends Fishing Tournament 2014

Here are the winners in the annual Family “N” Friends Fishing Tournament that was held on May 17, 2014 in Waianae, Hawaii. Winners: Team: #21 Boat: RKN III Captain :Kalani Nu’uanu Winner of the Total Weight Cl...


Adult Summer 2014 Reading at Kapolei Public Library

Summer Reading is almost here!  We hope that you will join our Summer Reading Program at Kapolei Public Library, 1020 Manawai Street.  Registration begins May 27, 2014.  Summer Reading runs from June 2-July 12, 2014.  W...


Waianae is offered opportunities to produce electricity

At the general meeting of the Waianae Neighborhood Board on April 4, 2014, Randy Stevens presented  a proposal for the EURUS Energy America Corporation regarding a 200-acre photovoltaic (PV) farm. The business intends to sell ...



Kapolei High School May 2014 student events

May 2, Friday – May Day 3:00-8:00 P.M. at Kapolei High School Stadium; pre-show 5:30 P.M.; formal show 7:00 P.M. Free admission. Lawn chairs, blankets, and coolers allowed. May 9, Friday – Senior Luau 5:30-10 P.M. a...


Makaha Canoe Club continues Hawaiian community sport

Makaha, a little rural  town of approximately 9,000 people on Oahu, is famous for its surfing beach where popular tournaments are held during the winter season. When spring arrives, the community looks forward to other sports,...


Queen’s West Hospital will fix absence of Leeward Coast medical services

The Queen’s West Hospital, also known as the Queen’s Medical Center West Oahu, is set to open on Tuesday, May 20, 2014. At the Ewa Neighborhood Board meeting on March 13, Chief Operating Officer Susan Murray spoke a...


More spring activities for Nanakuli High and Intermediate

Spring student news from Nanakuli High and Intermediate School. Jean Nishi, Student Activities Coordinator, reports the latest happenings at Nanakuli High and Intermediate School: April 9 National Honor Society Induction Ceremo...



Kapolei Library exhibits art of John M. Kelly, “the Gaugin of Hawaii”

Throughout the month of March, 2014, Kapolei Public Library is displaying the art works of John Melville Kelly (1878-1962), renowned  throughout the United States for his etchings, oil paintings, lithographs, prints, and water...


Ewa Neighborhood Board focuses on Campbell High School

Campbell High School (CHS) needs improvements to its athletic facilities. At the February meeting of the Ewa Neighborhood Board there was a request for upgrades to their track field and for construction of a new stadium. The Ca...


Illegal Hawaii Kai sludge and solar projects hold Waianae Neighborhood attention

The illegal dumping of Hawaii Kai sludge was the dominant topic at the regular meeting of the Waianae Neighborhood Board on February 4, 2014. Gary Gill, Acting Director of the  State Department of Health, reported that the dre...



Apple Cookie Crumble Pie

I have a very, very easy and tasty pie that I make from time to time for friends and family and have been requested to cater for parties because it is that good. It’s the simplest apple pie you can make from scratch, and ...


Nanakuli High & Intermediate School 2014 student spring activities

Nanakuli High and Intermediate School has some exciting events coming up in the next few months of spring. The school schedule is as follows: February 3-28 – Hawaii State Assessment testing in grades 7, 8, and 10. Februar...


Troublesome school issues tackled by Waianae Neighborhood Board

The Education Committee of the Waianae Neighborhood Board met on January 9, 2014, to discuss current school issues. Chairman Calvin Endo revealed how schools struggle because the state Department of Education has neglected to p...


VEX IQ Statewide Tournament sends 10 Teams to States

According to Lenny Klompus, President of Friends of Hawaii Robotics, “Over 500 teams—6000 students— statewide are involved in one or more of nine robotics programs from elementary school through high school.” More than ...