Community

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...


Waianae Neighborhood Board Nixes Makaha Sober House, Ponder Homeless In The Brush

On December 4, 2012, the Waianae Neighborhood Board voted to deny support for a conditional use permit (CUP) to expand an alcohol and drug group living facility. R. Elsey, the applicant for the CUP, plans to increase their grou...


Waianae Neighborhood Board To Discuss Makaha Bridge Replacement

Waianae Neighborhood Board #24 will hold their next regular meeting on Tuesday,January 8,2013, at the Waianae District Park’s Multi-purpose Room, 85-601 Farrington Highway, from 7 P.M to 10 P.M. The main topic for new bus...


Waianae Parks Promote Spring Fun and Learning

The Waianae District of the City and County Parks and Recreation Department will host new classes for fun and learning at parks located in Makaha, Nanakuli, Maili, Waianae Regional Park, and at the Pililaau Park. The spring pro...



Animals Find Shelter in Kapolei

Pet owners on the Leeward Coast can inquire about lost animals by taking a drive to the Campbell Industrial Park. The Oahu Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (OSPCA) maintains a facility there for animals which ar...


Story Time for Children at the Waianae Public Library

At Waianae Public Library Theresa Boro, the children’s librarian, conducts an all-year program called “Story Time” for pre-schoolers, children who are three years old and younger. Story Time is held every Thur...


Nanakuli-Maili Neighborhood Board No. 36 Meeting Discusses Homelessness

The Nanakuli-Maili Neighborhood Board No. 36 will recess in the month of December. The next meeting is on Tuesday, January 15, 2013. Their Housing Committee will meet on Thursday, December 27, 2012, at St. Philips Episcopal Chu...


Waianae Rotary Club Puts On Annual Christmas Parade

The Waianae Rotary Club plans to have a Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 15. The parade will begin at 10 A.M. leaving the Waianae Boat Harbor and arriving at the Waianae Shopping Center mall.  The parade will show off ni...



Death Of A Waianae Valley Taro Patch

There once was a flourishing taro patch up Waianae Valley. Harry George Poe, Senior, cherished his lo’i during the mid-1960’s and raised taro for the market and for his family. During his lifetime the area in the va...