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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...


Nanakuli High School 2015 Fall & Winter Student Events

Nanakuli High and Intermediate School has a full schedule of student events for their 2015 fall and winter calendar. September 28-October 2 – Homecoming Week. September 29 & 30 – Yearbook picture-taking for gr...


Kaui Hart Hemmings, Author of The Descendants, Appears at Kapolei Library October 3, 2015

Kapolei Public Library will host local author Kaui Hart Hemmings on Saturday, October 3, 2015, at 2 P.M. Hemmings has written House of Thieves, a collection of short stories, and The Descendants, a bestselling novel and Oscar...



Nanakuli, Waianae Neighborhood Boards Create Committees for Hawaiian Affairs

The Hawaiian Affairs Committee of the Nanakuli-Maile Neighborhood Board met on August 18, 2015, to discuss Hawaiian Homelands rules and regulations, Hawaiian Electric Company’s desecration of Mauna Kapu land, and supporti...


Fuji Apple Jell-o Recipe

Here’s a light dessert suitable for hot summer days. It is quite easy to make and is a cool way to finish a meal during a warm, muggy day. Recipe as follows: 1 box (3 0z.) lime Jello 2 pkgs. Knox gelatin ½ C sugar 2 ½ C...


Two August Programs at Waianae Public Library

Waianae Public Library will host Amira Shea, local author professional writer, for two programs at Waianae Public Library in August 2015: Resume workshop on Wednesday, August 12, 2015, 6:00 P.M. – Shea will provide guidan...


Annual Book Sale for the Friends of the Library – Kapolei (FOLK)

The  Friends of the Library-Kapolei is holding its annual book sale on Saturday, August 29, to raise funds for programs at the Kapolei Library. The event will be held outside the library from 9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. at 1030 Man...