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Carol Chang
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June 04, 2008 - MidWeek The Islander
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John Keene
John Keene

Kailua High alumna Lisa Nakamichi will perform at 7:30 p.m. June 11 at the Aloha International Piano Festival in the Hawaii Convention Center (779-3108). The Juilliard graduate and concert pianist will be accompanied by members of the Honolulu Symphony. She created the festival two years ago to give back to her home state and its music community ...

Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Enchanted Lake welcomed its new vicar, the Rev. Kate Lewis last Sunday, and she led all three services. Rev. Lewis was raised in Olomana before earning her divinity degrees on the Mainland ... Danica Auna of Kahuku High and Billy Oden of Kailua High will be honored by HMSA June 14 as two of its 2008 Kaimana Award and Scholarship recipients ...

Two Kaneohe residents, Alyssa Fuchsberger and Emi Lee, made the spring semester dean’s list at the University of Portland. Alyssa is a sophomore communications major and Emi is a freshman studying business administration ... Kailua resident John Keene is the new programs director for St. Francis Healthcare Foundation. John is a speech-language pathologist and has worked for St. Francis Home Care Services for several years. He now will oversee fund development, investments and capital campaigns ...

Before anyone could stage a tree-planting ceremony April 22 at Kainalu Elementary, many hands worked behind the scenes. A local soccer team and 24 volunteers from the Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron prepared the grounds and/or hauled in $4,000 worth of native seedlings for the grand Earth Day planting. Marine John Trumata (a Kainalu alumnus) said the hardest part was the manual labor: “It’s tough work,” he told the Hawaii Marine, “because you’re trying to soften up the settled soil or uproot plants that get transported somewhere else” ...

Remember Ron Artis, the Windward muralist and his wife Victoria and 11 keiki? They moved from Kailua to Haleiwa a few years back and now have a family band and a continuing urge to beautify walls with vivid tropical scenes. The Wahiawa police and Sunny Side bakery are pleased with Ron’s latest graffiti cover-up there. Stop by for some pie and take a look at the walls outside ...

Barbara Higbie
Barbara Higbie

King Intermediate artists have their work on walls, and in the phonebook. More than two dozen of Jean Noguchi‘s art students have art on view at HawaiiUSA Credit Union in Windward Mall. And seventh-graders Mahina Turner, Kayla Yim, John Chinen, Shaina Tolentino, Shayla Pang-Kee and Joeica Paz will have their work in the Hawaiian Telcom Yellow pages this fall ...

Apparently, the Cobras also are fit. Placing first in their divisions at the Windward District Fitness Meet were King students Brittany Hawn, Thomas Windham and Dylan Keomaka ... Grammy-nominated composer, singer and instrumentalist Barbara Higbie was scheduled to play at HPR’s Atherton Studio on Kaheka Street at 7:30 p.m. June 14 - before the air-conditioning system broke down. (Stay tuned for new developments.) A new Kailua resident with a daughter at St. Anthony’s, Barbara was to have been accompanied by her Windward neighbor, Kilin Reece of the Saloon Pilots, and Louise Taylor ...

Pat Melville says the Friends of Kailua Library could use some new two-hour shift workers at its book store. Call her at 262-7159 if you can work 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesdays, 3 to 7 p.m. Thursdays, or 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays ... We all get a break from the bad economy on June 13: From 5 to 8 p.m. Hot Dog on a Stick at Windward Mall has free hot dogs for loyal customers, or just hungry ones (one per person)

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