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Traffic Accidents and Deaths Provoke Nanakuli-Maile Neighborhood

A well-attended meeting of the Nanakuli-Maile Neighborhood Board convened on Monday, September 11, 2017, to hear and discuss residents’ concerns related to the Department of Transportation improvement plans for Farrington...


October Fun Programs Featured at Waianae Library

Waianae Public Library branch manager Sheryl Lynch invites you to participate in activities planned for October.  A fun-filled Halloween program will be held on Tuesday, October 31, 2017, from 2:30 – 4:30 P.M.  for fami...


Participants of 2017 Papio Tournament Go Home Smiling

The 5 – 9.9 Papio Tournament, sponsored by A&P Payless Auto Parts and Fishing Supplies in Nanakuli, was held August 4 – August 6, 2017. Sixty-one people signed up to fish and attempt to win prizes of nitro ulua ...


New Home for Waianae’s Leeward Community College

At the June meeting of the Nanakuli-Maili Neighborhood Board Danny Wyatt described the new location for the Leeward Community College (LCC) Waianae Moku, previously known as LCC Waianae/Nanakuli Learning Center. Beginning in Au...



UH West Grows and Blossoms

Chancellor  Dr. Maenette Benham of the University of Hawaii at West Oahu (UH West) spoke to the Makakilo/Kapolei/Honokai Hale Neighborhood Board in May about the progress of the university’s growth.  Dr. Benham, who sta...


Nanakuli-Maile Neighborhood Nixes Beach Businesses

Illegal commercial tour activities was discussed in depth at the 2017  May meeting of the Nanakuli-Maile Neighborhood Board.  The board members support the ban on all commercial recreational activities from Kaena Point to Kah...


Nanakuli Neighborhood Worried about Ocean Businesses

The Waianae Coast has been associated with its fine fishing grounds and beautiful beaches benefitting the local residents and avid fishermen.  Business pursuits that depend on ocean resources have approached the Nanakuli-Maile...


2017 Nenue and Kala Fishing Tournament

All fishermen interested in catching nenue and kala fish have a chance to show off their skills in the 2017 Nenue and Kala Fishing Tournament sponsored by A & P Payless Auto Parts/Fishing in Nanakuli.  Rules and details ar...



Medical Marijuana Coming to Kapolei? – Makakilo/Kapolei/Honokai Hale Neighborhood Board

The topic of establishing cannabis dispensaries will be a significant item for discussion at the next meeting of the Makakilo/Kapolei/Honokai Hale Neighborhood Board to be held on Wednesday, February 22, 2017.  The board also ...


Patriotism And Minority Groups in Hawaii

Will Donald Trump, our 2016 President Elect, destroy aloha for all races in Hawaii?  Will his White House administration profile the various races in our state?  After the Republican party won the latest presidential election...


Farrington Highway Causes Headaches for Waianae Coast Commuters

The creation of a contraflow lane to alleviate rush hour traffic in Nanakuli on Farrington Highway is working for drivers traveling west but not for those going east.  In addition, making left-hand turns to enter homes or stor...


Kapolei Neighborhood Board Invites Public to View and Discuss Recent Resolutions

The Makakilo/Kapolei/Honokai Hale Neighborhood Board will offer the public a chance to discuss and react to



September 2016 Events at Waianae Public Library

Branch manager Sheryl Lynch of the Waianae Public Library offers several exciting events for September 2016.  The schedule of events are as follows: Toddler Times – Sept. 6, 13, 20, and 27 at 10:30 A.M. for infants and t...


Bag of Troubles for Makakilo/Kapolei/Honokai Hale Neighborhood Board

The Makakilo/Kapolei/Honokai Hale Neighborhood Board No. 34 will hold its next regular meeting on Wednesday, August 24, 2016, to discuss various problems cropping up in the fast development of the Kapolei area. Subjects schedul...


You Should Run for Office

Featured Image: The cover page of the author’s campaign brochure during the 1978 State Constitutional Convention. Pat Pang Nozaki was one of two delegates elected to the convention; she and Frenchy Desoto represented the ...


Waianae Seeks Improvement in Parks and Recreation

The Waianae Coast Neighborhood Board will tackle various aspects of improving parks and recreation in the area.  The Parks, Community & Services Committee will meet on Monday, December 14, 2015, at the Waianae District Par...