Waha Nui, which means “talks a lot, or big mouth," spreads the word about what's up and who's doing it in your Windward neighborhood.
Carol Chang, a Windward Oahu resident, is regional editor, reporter and columnist ("Waha Nui") for MidWeek's Windward Islander. She also assists in writing and editing duties for both islandwide MidWeeks.


Below are the last 5 columns written by Carol Chang

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February 01, 2012 - MidWeek Islander
By Carol Chang

Sorry to miss the Tuskegee Airmen symposium last month at the Pacific Aviation Museum. Keynote speaker was UH professor Dorothy Goldsborough of Kahaluu, whose husband Romaine is one of the original Tuskegee pilots in World War II.

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January 25, 2012 - MidWeek Islander
By Carol Chang

There’s a treasure in Kahaluu named Lynette Paglinawan. Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii has selected the world-renown practitioner of ho’oponopono as one of five Living Treasures for 2012 based on her awardwinning work to draw peace from conflict and perpetuate Hawaiian culture and music. The mission will honor Lynette a retired social worker as is her husband Richard and the other awardees at a Feb. 4 luncheon at the Sheraton Waikiki (522-9200) ...

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January 18, 2012 - MidWeek Islander
By Carol Chang

Kailua artist Elizabeth Kent will display her quilts at Gallery on the Pali in a show called “To Be Determined” with Windward painter David Devenot. A hint about the title: Elizabeth’s specialty is finishing quilts begun by other artists in a creative way. The reception starts at 6 p.m. Saturday (5954047) ...

If it’s not too late, students, parents and counselors can still make it to the Waimanalo Native Hawaiian Scholarship Aha, set for 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Jan. 17 at the Waimanalo Community Center with loads of information about money for college (2357374) ... Mark DeCastro Realty has named Kaneohe resident Donna Tomita its Realtor of the Year for 2011, honoring her “exceptional customer service, outstanding sales performance and tremendous contribution to the company, community and real estate industry” ...

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January 11, 2012 - MidWeek Islander
By Carol Chang

Funny what you can find when you clean stuff up. Gerry Brown of Utopia Landscape tackled the trash and overgrowth at the Kalapawai triangle on his own recently (after no response from the city) and he uncovered a 3-footwide concert sidewalk, among other things, under the tangled mess. Gerry’s the guy who also cleaned up the Pali Palms triangle a few weeks ago. Mahalo, Gerry

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January 04, 2012 - MidWeek Islander
By Carol Chang

The Honolulu Board of Realtors has chosen Kailua resident Sandra “Sam” Bangerter as its 2011 Realtor of the Year.

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