March 23, 2011 - MidWeek The Islander
A Kailua mother of 6-year-old twins, Petronela Evers, has published a whimsical picture book about creatures of nature who befriend two humans and help rescue a bird. Petra says her first book, The Little Greenies, Manu the Seabird, was a community project with her family and neighbors. See for yourselves at thelittlegreenies.com ... Customers already know of Cesar and Karen Llarenas’ devotion to healthy food.
Now the Kailua couple’s two Zpizza restaurants on Oahu have been named the company’s Franchisee of the Year - not bad when you realize that the chain has nearly 100 locations worldwide. Their Kailua shop is at 151 Hekili St. ... Aikahi’s Jan McGrath, a local theater veteran, is the reader for Tea with Emily Dickinson at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at The Actors’Group in Dole Cannery Square. It’s a fundraiser for TAG (722-6941) ... Kailua’s
Thomas Wilson has joined Coldwell Banker as Realtor-associate. Tom’s background ranges from luxury jewelry business, Desert Storm Army medic and schoolteacher to volunteer with Aulea Swim Club and Habitat for Humanity ...
It’s small and harmless, but still amazing. Look up “Hawaii Tsunami Backyard” on YouTube to watch the wave moving up Kawainui canal ... Kailua native Charlaine Katsuyoshi, formerly the cheetah in Broadway’s The Lion King, dances in the Aszure Barton & Artists touring show April 2 at Leeward Community College (455-0385). She has a master of fine arts, has danced with several prestigious dance companies and appeared on TV (Fame L.A.) and in film (Blade) ...
Kumu hula Mapuana de Silva‘s Halau Mohala ‘Ilima and special guests have their 31st annual dance concert at 6 p.m. April 2 at Hawaii Theatre, featuring a preview of the Kailua halau’s next Merrie Monarch appearance (528-0506) ... The Legislature’s March 14 Hawaiian Caucus Day honored Waimanalo’s Leina’ala Kalama Heine and three others for their selfless dedication to the community. Leina’ala’s special gift is her devotion to hula and its perpetuation
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