June 01, 2011 - MidWeek The Islander
Kapunahala kindergarten teacher Sarah Wagner-Dorich has been voted Teacher of Promise by past Milken Educators of Hawaii recipients. They singled out Sarah for the amazing array of learning methods she offers her kids, plus professional development activities. With the award comes a plaque, a gift and $1,000 (sponsored by HawaiiUSA FCU) ...
Congratulations to singer Paula Fuga and Brandon Botelho, married May 7 in Waimanalo amid plenty of good music, good wishes and good friends ... King Intermediate students toured Battleship Missouri Memorial May 23 with its education director Dan Parsons, courtesy of 3D Academy and the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics program. Through analysis and testing they learned to relate parts of the historic vessel to real-world engineering concepts ... Three Kahuku Elementary students placed first in
Waimea Valley’s Earth Day Keiki Art Contest, winning garden kits to keep them on a nature theme: Raychel Hamel, Isabella Jade Shipley and Xavier Ocean Shipley ... The state Senate has confirmed Chuck Prentiss as a member of the Hawaii State Environmental Council. A retired urban planner, Chuck currently heads Kailua Neighborhood Board and Hawaii’s Thousand Friends ...
Kalaheo student council Jam for Japan concert earned more than $2,500 for Red Cross Japan relief efforts. The lineup mushroomed into dozens of entertainers plus a food booth from alumnus Neil Hong and his catering business Kiba Cafe ...
Shelly Yoshimura won the $500 Olival Scholarship, which she’ll use to study business at WCC. The award (from the family of alumni Mark, Scott and Kevin Olival)
goes to a Kalaheo graduate of good character who has overcome obstacles with a positive attitude and good work ethic ... Kailua music major Dana Arbaugh has won the Peggy Williams Award for Academic and Community Leadership at Ithica College in New York
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