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Carol Chang
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October 01, 2008 - MidWeek The Islander
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Stephanie Doughty

Homequest Realtors of Kailua is proud of Stephanie Doughty. She was named Realtor of the Year by the Hawaii Association of Realtors at its September conference. A longtime Kaneohe resident, Stephanie also volunteers with Kama’aina Kids and Kaneohe Business Group. She’s also one of Peg’s Legs,helping ailing artist Peggy Chun on Saturdays ...

She’s only 2 and 1/2 years old, but Kiara Kanzic of Kailua already has earned a $1,500 U.S. savings bond. After preliminary rounds of marching before judges and crowds at shopping centers, Kiara placed second in Oahu’s part of the annual Meadow Gold Healthy Baby Contest. Her folks are Lisa and Akira ...

Windward entertainers Brianna Pratt, Kapena and Brother Noland will join the lineup during the 15th annual Children & Youth Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the State Capitol (586-6130) ... In the Mendonca courtyard at downtown’s First Friday (Oct.3) Lanikai’s JoDee and Ernie Hunt present music by Freddie Gayagas, paper sculptures by Michael Creek and Dr. Spencer Hamada, and photographer James Anshutz‘s Portraits of Survival: The Survivor Spirit (262-5930) ...

With all this excitement about recycling, Suzanne Jones, the city’s recycling coordinator, reminds everyone to remove the plastic caps from your plastic bottles, because they are made of a different type of plastic and they prevent the crushing of the bottle ... Kailua actor Richard MacPherson‘s role in the 2008 Talk Story Festival is a unique one. At 6 p.m. Oct.12 on the McCoy Pavilion stage he will impersonate Richard Nixon retelling Charles DickensChristmas Carol. And WCC drama professor Ben Moffat will offer mythic tales of Vulcan, the Greek volcano god of craftsmanship,at 7 p.m.Oct.11 (768-3032) ...

Jason Revestir

Kailua inventor Ken Berkun caught the attention of Gov.Linda Lingle with his “talking” bar code label, called Soundpaper. The guv says it plays back a recorded message when scanned. His company? Labels That Talk. Ken received the September Innovation Award for an individual ... Retirement’s just not in the picture for Bill Olds (Kailua 1957), who has enjoyed three careers so far.After three decades in the Army and work as a golf pro,Bill was called back to evacuate Americans from Kuwait in 2004, according to a story in the current UH Malamalama magazine. Bill is officially the senior U.S. advisor for an agency of the International Development Provincial Reconstruction Development and Humanitarian Team in Sadr City ...

Jason Revestir has taken over the practice of retiring dentist Glenn Briggs at Temple Valley Dental Group. Jason grew up in Kaneohe and spent three years in the Army following dental school at University of the Pacific in San Francisco. The Army then invited him to spend a year improving the oral health of the troops in Iraq in 2003.Among his other job experiences, he says he was a waiter for a long time at the Kaneohe Zippy’s. If you want to see how far he’s come, call 239-6711 and open wide ...

Coco Chanel diva dog

Judilyn Newport (Castle 1993, UH 2003) has graduated from Army basic combat training at Fort Jackson, S.C. ... Sponsored by the Locations Foundation, some 37 youngsters with cancer will get to swim with dolphins Friday morning at Sea Life Park.The Sunshine Kids came from all over the Mainland for a week of fun in Hawaii ... Kaneohe’s Olympic decathlon champion Bryan Clay will join a free seminar on adolescent obesity at 7 p.m. Oct. 14 at Mamiya Theatre, sponsored by Straub (739-4845) ...

Happy First Birthday to East Honolulu Clothing Company in Waimanalo.The store’s diva dog, Coco Chanel, will host a “people and pets day” from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Bring your furry friends for a complimentary bandanna,plus other activities and services for pets ... The Great Davidio (aka Dr. David Brown of Temple Valley Dental Group) has reappeared and will entertain keiki with amazing feats of magic in a pre-Halloween show Oct. 23 at the Waipahu Library


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