Posts Tagged ‘Makaha’

Malama Makaha continues efforts to reroute highway mauka of surfing beach

Aloha Kakou, This is an update on our efforts to reroute Farrington Highway around the mauka side of Makaha Beach Park. Malama Makaha has been aware that the Hawaii DOT is desperately trying to circumvent a Section 4(f) stipu...


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,...


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...


How will your Neighborhood Board spend $500,000 grant money?

At the meeting of the Waianae Neighborhood Board’s Committee for Intergovernmental Affairs & Human Services, Chairman Calvin Endo reported that there is a total of $1,500,000 available from the current expenses of the...



Year 2014: Hope for change and preservation

We wish everyone a happy and prosperous year in 2014. Happy days are sure to come if we cherish our communities by embracing all the dreams and beliefs of their different cultures. First and foremost, we must preserve the Hawai...


Leeward Reporter celebrates first year milestone

A year has passed since the Leeward Reporter started in December of 2012. We appreciate our readers and the comments they contributed during the past year. We hope to continue posting significant and meaningful news that occur ...


Nanakuli-Maile Neighborhood Board schedules meetings for November-December, 2013

The Nanakuli-Maile Neighborhood Board will hold two meetings on Tuesday, November 19, 2013. The regular meeting of the board will be held at Nanaikapono Elementary School Cafeteria, 89-153 Mano Avenue, Waianae, at 7:00-9:30 P.M...


Waianae Neighborhood Board provides forum for school and education concerns

The Education Committee of the Waianae Neighborhood Board will hold a meeting on Thursday, November 14, 2013, at Waianae High School, Room B105, located at 85-251 Farrington Highway, 4:00- 6:00 P.M. Chairman Calvin Endo will le...



Waianae school problems get Neighborhood Board attention

During its 2013 spring and summer meetings the Waianae Neighborhood Board considered problems in the Waianae district schools. With increased student enrollment, especially at the elementary school level, public parking is inad...


Waianae Neighborhood Board uncovers heavy liquor consumption on its coastline

At its general meeting on June 4, 2013, the Waianae Neighborhood Board heard a report from Ken Takemoto, Chief Liquor Control Investigator of the Honolulu Liquor Commission (LIQ). He voiced concerns about the high volume of liq...


Malama Makaha Purposes Win-Win Solution

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Malama Makaha Purposes Win-Win Solution Makaha Valley, Hawaii – April 22, 2013 – Malama Makaha submits plan to Governor Abercrombie that would eliminate the by-pass road requirement for the Ma...


Will State keep plans that endanger Makaha Surfing Beach?

After all was said and done at the last Waianae Neighborhood Board meeting on March 5, 2013, the board concluded that the State Department of Transportation (DOT)  is the only authority that can appease the community of surfer...



Ark of Safety offers Waianae Easter egg hunt extravaganza

Every Easter season the Ark of Safety Christian Fellowship, led by Pastor Jay Amina, sponsors an egg hunt for its members and invites everyone in the Waianae community to participate. This holiday celebration will happen on Fri...


Stages Come Alive at Nanakuli, Kapolei High Schools

The Nanakuli High and Intermediate School Performing Arts Center will present the musical review  “Flashback” featuring musical numbers from past productions as well as some new ones.  “Flashback ” wil...


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 ...


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...