September 13, 2006 - MidWeek The Islander
Aloha Festivals’ Oahu princess Malie Kamakalokomaika’i Goodhue has received a $1,000 scholarship from the organization. Princess Malie is a graduate of Ke Kula O Kamakau charter school in Kaneohe ... Kamilynn Pualani Holler, also from Kaneohe, has collected her B.A. in sociology from Regis University in Denver ... The ice cream is really flowing at Windward Mall, now that Farrell’s has opened - right across from Baskin-Robbins. The line was long Sept. 2 for “family preview” night, when the new staff staged its dress rehearsal for the real thing. One proud parent said her daughter had to audition for the singing-smiling-serving job and went to four call-backs before being picked for the happy happy crew ...
Speaking of food, the Kaelepulu Elementary School PTSA is selling Big Island Candies chocolate bars Thursday at the Kailua Night Market. Buy sweets and help its arts, music and P.E. programs ... Castle singing alumna Janel Akana has made it through the state karaoke competition, qualifying her for the national Talent Quest Karaoke Contest finals Sept. 24-30 at the Ramada Express Hotel and Casino in Laughlin, Nevada ... Maile Gannon of Kahuku and Kaneohe’s Keri and Cameron Kubota and Mel Yoshida appear in new public service announcements aimed at getting teens to drive safely. The new TV spots were screened last week in Honolulu by the Keiki Injury Prevention Coalition. The coalition has input from the Kahuku students, who have experienced much sorrow over the years because of speeding drivers on Kamehameha Highway ... Hakipuu Learning Center and Mokapu Elementary School have also produced TV spots, which air this month on ‘Olelo channel 56 (5 p.m. Tuesdays, 4 p.m. Thursdays and 9 a.m. Saturdays). Hakipuu students made Paddling, and Mokapu made The Iwa and the Aeo ... Doing a live show of his own, Kailua’s
Doug Fitch performs at 11:30 a.m. Sunday on the Ward Warehouse stage for the Na Mele Nei concert. Doug does it all - sings, writes songs and plays slack key ... Castle High School has proved it has involved parents this year. According to PCNC Kathy Martin, the annual open house attracted a record-breaking crowd of 2,939 parents ... Linda Elento of Kaneohe has learned that her son Jason‘s photo will be up on New York City’s huge NBC Astrovision TV screen at Times Square this Sunday as part of a video celebrating National Down Syndrome Awareness Month. Linda is a persistent advocate for the Signing Time! TV program, which promotes sign language for children with delayed communication skills. The host for that PBS show, Rachel Coleman, will be in Hawaii Sept. 29-Oct. 7. For more information, call 235-7610 ... According to Ron Sauder, development director of Castle Medical Center, the hospital’s recent golf tourney made a record profit of $100,000, which will be matched by another $100,000 from the Harold K.L. Castle Foundation.
Now that’s a healthy hunk of change for the Windward side’s medical needs ... CPAC alumnus Cliffton Hall has been offered a contract to play the role of Fieryo in the national touring company of the Broadway hit, Wicked ... Kathie Wells is never done thanking people who help with Community Helping School (including me!) Among the key volunteers are Lisa Hoang who created the website, Cynthia Haws who created the CHS brochure and Tricia Yee who sponsors the weekly MidWeek ad (see page 12) ... Three Windward Squirrel Hunters - Lesley Kline, Kilin Reece and Paul Sato - welcome Alex Morrison on bass and Michael Carroll on percussion for their show Friday night (8:30 to 11:30) at Haleiwa Joe’s in Haiku ... Cheryl Chang of Ahuimanu, along with other members of the Tropical Toy Dog Fanciers of Hawaii, are celebrating Responsible Dog Ownership Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at Thomas Square with the AKC. They’ll demonstrate obedience lessons, conduct canine “good citizen” tests and much more. Send your neighbor with that barking pooch of his
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