April 07, 2010 - MidWeek The Islander
Kaaawa resident and WCC drama prof Ben Moffat will be very busy at the Leeward Community College campus Thursday through Saturday as Monkey Waterfall tackles its unique Celebrity Project (483-7123). Ben is artistic director for the group with Yukie Shiroma ... Kailua’s Adam Taylor is on a roll as the bass player for Hawaii band Iration. They play Thursday and Friday at Pipeline Cafe, on Maui Saturday and in Kona Sunday. Their new album Time Bomb debuted at No. 2 among Billboard reggae albums ...
Want a quieter distraction? The Honolulu Pen Women’s writers conference Friday and Saturday at Punahou School features Kailua’s Carol Egan (a panel on print media). It may not be too late to reserve a seat. Call 254-3271 ... Candy Cash (Kailua 2000) has graduated from Air National Guard basic training at Lackland AFB, Texas. Proud grandma is Josephine Barbieto of Waimanalo ...
University of Northern Colorado honored Kaneohe student Tyler Yamamoto with its First-Year Scholar award for making a 3.50 or higher gpa in his first semester at UNC in Greeley ... Alexander Wilson of Kailua made the dean’s honors list for fall semester at Harpur College of Arts and Sciences at Binghamton University in New York ... In case you haven’t heard, Castle High’s own decathlon star Bryan Clay retained his heptathlon title at the world indoor championships, held last month in Qatar ...
Speaking of Castle, the high school’s Health Occupations Students of America club seems pretty healthy. Taking first place at the recent state HOSA competition were members Michael Shimoda (Human Growth and Development), Jani Lindley (Nutrition) and Neill Warrington (Medical Biotechnology) ... Mobi PCS has promoted Andrew Honda of Kaneohe to customer care manager.
Andrew also was the wireless company’s employee of the year for 2009. His wife Kara, by the way, is Mobi PCS product development manager ... Another Kaneohe man to get a promotion: 23-year HFD veteran Emmit Kane is now assistant fire chief for the department. Emmit will oversee operations and how personnel carry out the mission ... New running classes for women start this week at Kailua Running Co. Whatever your goals, the payoff is great, says co-owner Susan Redpath. The rapport among classmates helps them succeed (262-3278)
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