Participating In Democracy

Don Chapman
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July 13, 2011
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Participating In Democracy

State Sen. Mike Gabbard was invited to Roosevelt High School’s “Participation in Democracy” presentation May 10. One class proposed a plan to lower the school’s electric bill using solar energy. Pictured (from left) Tyris Tominaga (presenter), David Aquino (project specialist for Blue Planet Foundation), Daniel Oshiro (presenter), Gabbard and Trevor Watanabe (presenter)

An Executive Advantage

The Honolulu chapter of Executive Women International recently awarded a total of $8,500 to six outstanding high school juniors as part of the 2011 Executive Women International Scholarship Program (EWISP) awards. Scholarship Award recipients are (from left) Angelica Lao, Moanalua High School; Byung Hee Chun, Saint Louis School; Colby Sameshima, Punahou School; Kendrick Go, Damien Memorial School; Amber Yonamine, Mililani High School; and Rachel Look, Pearl City High School

Marine Paper Wins Big

Editorial writer Christine Cabalo won on behalf of Hawaii Marine newspaper four awards at the June 25 Hawaii Society of Professional Journalists Awards at the Manoa Grand Ballroom. In addition to the awards, Hawaii Marine was a finalist in the categories of General News/Enterprise Reporting, which included its stories Island Warriors Deploy to Afghanistan and Never Forgotten: 3rd Marine Regiment Pays Tribute to 114 Men. It also was a finalist in the Feature Writing section for the story MCB Hawaii volunteers serve hope, as well as the Community Reporting section for Wheelchair basketball aids in recovery

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