Leeward Regional Group's Holiday Party

Leeward Regional Group's Holiday Party

Publication Date: January 5, 2011

The Honolulu Board of Realtors' Leeward Regional Group celebrated the holiday season Dec. 15 at its annual Christmas party at the Filipino Community Center in Waipahu.
Total Pictures: 20   Total Views: 50070

The Well of Hope Holiday Dinner

The Well of Hope Holiday Dinner

Publication Date: December 29, 2010

Volunteers with Kapolei-based nonprofit The Well of Hope Foundation gathered Dec. 19 at U.S. VETS transitional housing to serve an early holiday dinner to the nearly 200 veterans currently residing at the Kalaeloa facility.
Total Pictures: 7   Total Views: 7544

Military Appreciation Carnival

Military Appreciation Carnival

Publication Date: August 18, 2010

The Armed Services YMCA put up the big top for a military appreciation carnival July 30, 31 and Aug. 1 at Central Oahu Regional Park.
Total Pictures: 5   Total Views: 5646

Benefit Concert, Fair For Ewa Beach

Benefit Concert, Fair For Ewa Beach

Publication Date: December 16, 2009

The Hawaii Ohana 4 Ewa Foundation and Ewa Beach Lions Club put on a benefit concert and fair Dec. 5 for the residents and families who live in ZIP code 96706.
Total Pictures: 16   Total Views: 33259

WUCC Throws A Fall Bazaar

WUCC Throws A Fall Bazaar

Publication Date: December 9, 2009

Waipahu United Church of Christ invited members and neighbors to attend its annual fall bazaar Nov. 21, when folks had the chance to consume a wide array of foods, including barbecued chicken, plate lunches and fresh produce.
Total Pictures: 15   Total Views: 22306

Craft Fair at Pearl City High School

Craft Fair at Pearl City High School

Publication Date: December 2, 2009

Pearl City High School welcomed more than 100 crafters Nov. 22 and 23 to a craft fair, and with plenty of ono food, colorful orchids, seasonal plants and hand-made creations from local artisans and crafters, it certainly did not disappoint.
Total Pictures: 15   Total Views: 21856

Inaugural Kapolei Community Fair

Inaugural Kapolei Community Fair

Publication Date: November 25, 2009

Kapolei High School students, parents and teachers teamed up with local businesses and community volunteers to put on a first-ever Kapolei Community Fair Nov. 13-14
Total Pictures: 17   Total Views: 29773

LCC's annual Family Fun Fair

LCC's annual Family Fun Fair

Publication Date: November 18, 2009

On Nov. 7, Leeward Community College put on its Family Fun Fair for the 19th year in a row. Back were the local food market, where organic produce and locally crafted goods had customers lining up again and again.
Total Pictures: 19   Total Views: 32946

Fundraiser Night For Dyslexia Center

Fundraiser Night For Dyslexia Center

Publication Date: October 21, 2009

The Dyslexia Tutoring Center of Hawaii (DTCH) threw its first-ever fundraiser Oct. 11 at Pipeline Cafe
Total Pictures: 8   Total Views: 15897

Get Golf Ready At Ko Olina Golf Club

Get Golf Ready At Ko Olina Golf Club

Publication Date: July 8, 2009

Ko Olina Golf Club got spring off to a swinging start with the introduction of the Get Golf Ready program, designed to get non-golfers and beginners alike onto the greens.
Total Pictures: 9   Total Views: 21147

Honu Race For West BGCH Clubhouses

Honu Race For West BGCH Clubhouses

Publication Date: April 8, 2009

Hawaiian Waters Adventure Park was overrun by a swarm of rubber honu the afternoon of March 20 during the Boys & Girls Club of Hawaii's fourth annual Honu Race & Family Concert.
Total Pictures: 17   Total Views: 29585

AYSO Leeward's VIP Tournament

AYSO Leeward's VIP Tournament

Publication Date: May 27, 2009

Waipio Soccer Complex is the usual stomping grounds for games and tournaments. But on the morning of April 4, the football (that's soccer to us on this side of the pond) field was home to a very special matchup.
Total Pictures: 17   Total Views: 32952

PETCO Opens At Kapolei Commons

PETCO Opens At Kapolei Commons

Publication Date: March 18, 2009

It may have been raining cats and dogs the weekend of PETCO's grand opening, but families and their furry companions still made it out to the new Kapolei Commons Center March 7 and 8 for fun, games and a few firsts.
Total Pictures: 10   Total Views: 17259

Donation For Child & Family Service

Donation For Child & Family Service

Publication Date: February 25, 2009

The Niihau Room of the Sheraton Waikiki was a sight to see Jan. 26 when board directors of the Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Foundation gathered with Child & Family Service members for a special luncheon celebrating the recent donation of $1.55 million to the Ewa Beach-based nonprofit.
Total Pictures: 8   Total Views: 12916

Early Christmas at Hawaiian Waters

Early Christmas at Hawaiian Waters

Publication Date: January 7, 2009

Family Programs Hawaii and Hawaiian Waters Adventure Park usually team up to throw a summer picnic for some of the 4,000 children and families in Hawaii helped by the social service agency.
Total Pictures: 8   Total Views: 33925

Holiday Party At Borders Waikele

Holiday Party At Borders Waikele

Publication Date: December 17, 2008

The Lokahi Giving Project decided to celebrate the season in style Dec. 9 with a holiday party at Borders Books in Waikele Center.
Total Pictures: 16   Total Views: 29154

Hawaii Self Storage Family Fun Festival

Hawaii Self Storage Family Fun Festival

Publication Date: December 10, 2008

Hawaii Self Storage celebrated the grand opening of its fifth and newest location in Kapolei with a weekend-long monster mash in late October. At their own risk, brave ghouls and goblins entered a Spooky Trail filled with eight spook-tacular scenes.
Total Pictures: 18   Total Views: 32843

Family Fun Day in Pearl City

Family Fun Day in Pearl City

Publication Date: November 26, 2008

Four years later and the Pearl City Community Association and Pearl City Foundation's annual Family Fun Day is going stronger than ever.
Total Pictures: 19   Total Views: 32746

New Pearl Harbor Museum & Visitor Center Breaks Ground

New Pearl Harbor Museum & Visitor Center Breaks Ground

Publication Date: November 19, 2008

The landmark USS Arizona Memorial Center located in historic Pearl Harbor will soon undergo a much-needed face lift.
Total Pictures: 10   Total Views: 13677

Pumpkin Carving Night At Pearl Ridge Elementary

Pumpkin Carving Night At Pearl Ridge Elementary

Publication Date: November 5, 2008

Just as shorter days and chillier winds usher in the changing of the seasons, so does the annual Pumpkin Carving Night at Pearl Ridge Elementary School signal that it's time once again to get into the fall spirit.
Total Pictures: 17   Total Views: 25107

Waianae Coast Sunset on the Beach

Waianae Coast Sunset on the Beach

Publication Date: October 22, 2008

The annual Sunset on the Beach once again took over the Waianae coast to bid one final aloha to the summer season.
Total Pictures: 20   Total Views: 31828

Annual Ohana Fair At Holomua Elementary

Annual Ohana Fair At Holomua Elementary

Publication Date: October 15, 2008

It's funny how quickly a whole year can go by when you're having fun. Those who attended the Ohana Fair at Holomua Elementary School must have had a nice case of deja vu when Oct. 3 rolled around and issued in the annual event filled with games and entertainment for the whole family.
Total Pictures: 18   Total Views: 31451

12th annual Walk in the Country BGCH Benefit

12th annual Walk in the Country BGCH Benefit

Publication Date: October 8, 2008

The tables were set and the stage was lit as more than 600 party-goers headed to the oceanfront venue of Lanikuhonua in Ko Olina for the 12th annual "Walk in the Country" benefit for the Boys & Girls Club of Hawaii.
Total Pictures: 21   Total Views: 48498

Pau Hana Tasting at Waipahu's FilCom Center

Pau Hana Tasting at Waipahu's FilCom Center

Publication Date: October 1, 2008

Foodies cleared their to-do plates and flocked to the Filipino Community Center in Waipahu Aug. 14 for an evening of sweet surprises as Claude Tayag, named one of the Philippines' top 10 chefs, showcased his three award-winning signature sauces and dips.
Total Pictures: 10   Total Views: 15508

Jackpot Rodeo At Diamond J Ranch

Jackpot Rodeo At Diamond J Ranch

Publication Date: September 17, 2008

Socks, Sandman, Britches, Shiloh ... No, these aren't the newest batch of Hollywood babies to get an unusual moniker.
Total Pictures: 14   Total Views: 23836

Kamalu-Ho'olulu Rebuilding Project

Kamalu-Ho'olulu Rebuilding Project

Publication Date: September 10, 2008

There was no sleeping in the morning of Aug. 16, as 35 employees from Bank of Hawaii and 16 YouthBuild Honolulu students painted and cleaned eight public housing units at the Kamalu-Ho'olulu Public Housing Complex in Waipahu. The volunteers laid tile, patched walls, replaced windows and spruced up the senior housing project as part of National Community Service Day 2008. Even U.S.
Total Pictures: 11   Total Views: 33813

25th Annual National Night Out in Waipahu

25th Annual National Night Out in Waipahu

Publication Date: August 27, 2008

Waipahu Intermediate School was the place to be Aug. 5 as residents teamed with law enforcement officers, civic groups, businesses, neighborhood organizations and local officials to reaffirm their shared commitment to clean Hawaii's streets of crime and drugs. It was the 25th annual National Night Out campaign, Waipahu style.
Total Pictures: 20   Total Views: 25146

Halawa Xeriscape Garden Celebrates 20 Years

Halawa Xeriscape Garden Celebrates 20 Years

Publication Date: August 20, 2008

In honor of nurturing unthirsty plants as well as environmentally conscious keiki and parents for 20 years, Halawa Xeriscape Garden played host Aug. 2 to a fabulously green Open House. There was plenty of natural fun to be had with free guided garden tours, workshops and keiki activities and garden planting.
Total Pictures: 16   Total Views: 21689

Street Wear Show at Macy's Pearlridge

Street Wear Show at Macy's Pearlridge

Publication Date: August 13, 2008

Fabulous, funky and oh-so fashionable. These words are the only way to describe all that went down Aug. 2 at the THISIT section of Macy's in Pearlridge Center Uptown. Those in-the-know got a special preview showing of some of fall's newest, hottest and smokin'est looks from the store's popular brands Dereon, Rocawear, Red by Marc Ecko and justsweet, just to name a few.
Total Pictures: 17   Total Views: 31039

Oahu Cruz Night at Kapolei Home Depot

Oahu Cruz Night at Kapolei Home Depot

Publication Date: August 6, 2008

West Oahu is a popular place to stage an Ohana Cruz Night. In fact, you can find one nearly every Saturday night somewhere in the vast community of "big boy toy" lovers.
Total Pictures: 12   Total Views: 17811

E.K. Fernandez's Central Oahu Carnival

E.K. Fernandez's Central Oahu Carnival

Publication Date: July 30, 2008

Families across Oahu were in for a real summertime treat the weekend of July 18-20 as E.K. Fernandez Shows Inc. put up the big top for the first-ever Central Oahu Carnival at Patsy Mink Central Oahu Regional Park in Waipahu.
Total Pictures: 14   Total Views: 25021

Community Swap Meet at Waipio Center

Community Swap Meet at Waipio Center

Publication Date: July 16, 2008

Waipio Center hosted a Community Swap Meet right in the heart of the shopping center's parking lot the morning of June 21. Thirty-three booths were stocked full of a variety of items, from plants to handmade crafts to books and clothes.
Total Pictures: 19   Total Views: 31209

Aiea Orchid Club's 27th Annual Orchid Show

Aiea Orchid Club's 27th Annual Orchid Show

Publication Date: July 9, 2008

While orchid enthusiasts from all over Oahu flocked to Aiea Elementary School for the sights and smells of their favorite bloom, they were treated to a weekend of much, much more.
Total Pictures: 18   Total Views: 30581

Family Fun Day At Hawaiian Waters Adventure Park

Family Fun Day At Hawaiian Waters Adventure Park

Publication Date: July 2, 2008

Hawaiian Waters Adventure Park dove right into summer by hosting a raging Family Fun Day June 22 at the Kapolei facility. Power 104.9 FM deejays KC and Taka helped kick off the festivities with the unveiling of the park's newest and wildest ride, the Tornado.
Total Pictures: 20   Total Views: 37529

The Pacific Endoscopy Center's Grand Opening

The Pacific Endoscopy Center's Grand Opening

Publication Date: June 18, 2008

The Pacific Endoscopy Center opened its doors for a grand opening celebration the evening of May 15 at their new home in Pearl City.
Total Pictures: 9   Total Views: 22480

Iroquois Point Island Club Sprint Triathlon

Iroquois Point Island Club Sprint Triathlon

Publication Date: June 17, 2008

Earlier this year, loads of amped-up athletes headed to Iroquois Point Island Club to compete in the annual Sprint Triathlon.
Total Pictures: 7   Total Views: 11052

 VISION Fundraiser At Bethel Chapel

VISION Fundraiser At Bethel Chapel

Publication Date: June 11, 2008

In support of an upcoming mission trip to Africa, "Jesus Christ is Calling You" ministry held a fundraiser at Bethel Chapel that is not to be soon forgotten.
Total Pictures: 20   Total Views: 36920

Ka Makana at Hoakalei Mahalo Reception

Ka Makana at Hoakalei Mahalo Reception

Publication Date: May 28, 2008

Haseko Hawaii hosted an evening to remember April 10, as leaders from around the community and in various industries joined Haseko supporters for a one-of-a-kind celebration.
Total Pictures: 19   Total Views: 43778

Classic Car Show At StorSecure

Classic Car Show At StorSecure

Publication Date: May 21, 2008

StorSecure Self-Storage hosted a Classic Car Cruise Night at its site in Kapolei earlier this year.
Total Pictures: 18   Total Views: 26592

Iroquois Point Beach Club's Youth Trialthon

Iroquois Point Beach Club's Youth Trialthon

Publication Date: May 14, 2008

Island children from near and far made their way out to Iroquois Beach Island Club the afternoon of March 29 to compete in a Youth Triathlon race series.
Total Pictures: 14   Total Views: 27559

Chinese New Year at Waipahu Festival Marketplace

Chinese New Year at Waipahu Festival Marketplace

Publication Date: May 6, 2008

Waipahu Festival Marketplace pulled out all the stops Feb. 16 for the dawning of the year of the rat. Festival revelers and regular shoppers alike were treated to a traditional Chinese New Year celebration complete with a lion dance, firecrackers and martial arts.
Total Pictures: 7   Total Views: 12956

Easter Sunday & Keiki Egg Hunt

Easter Sunday & Keiki Egg Hunt

Publication Date: May 7, 2008

Easter was a-hoppin' the morning of March 23 at Hawaiian Waters Adventure Park. Families from near and far - some even from Maui! - made their way down the bunny trail to paint eggs, play some games and slip 'n slide on the park's rides.
Total Pictures: 8   Total Views: 14863

Hale Kalanianaole Dedication

Hale Kalanianaole Dedication

Publication Date: April 30, 2008

In honor of its new administration building, Hale Kalanianaole, the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands held a dedication ceremony and ho'olaule'a on Prince Kuhio Day, March 26.
Total Pictures: 18   Total Views: 39894

LCC's 15th Annual International Education Festival

LCC's 15th Annual International Education Festival

Publication Date: April 23, 2008

Leeward Community College's campus courtyards transformed into an international playground March 15 as the college hosted its 15th annual International Education Festival.
Total Pictures: 18   Total Views: 42383

Lincoln Day At Ewa Elementary

Lincoln Day At Ewa Elementary

Publication Date: April 16, 2008

Both past and present students and faculty of Ewa Elementary helped honor our 16th president, Abraham Lincoln, as the school put on its 64th annual Lincoln Day program Feb 12.
Total Pictures: 14   Total Views: 22913

Hope Chapel Kapolei Grand Opening Party

Hope Chapel Kapolei Grand Opening Party

Publication Date: April 9, 2008

Although in existence for more than 14 years, Hope Chapel Kapolei celebrated the grand opening of its permanent home at the old Barbers Point Fitness Center and Pool Nov. 18, 2007.
Total Pictures: 19   Total Views: 43291

Prudential Locations Moves To Pearlridge

Prudential Locations Moves To Pearlridge

Publication Date: March 19, 2008

Prudential Locations, Hawaii's largest locally owned and operated real estate firm, celebrated the grand opening of its new Pearlridge office Feb. 13.
Total Pictures: 7   Total Views: 27283

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Christmas Concert

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Christmas Concert

Publication Date: March 11, 2008

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Parish in Ewa Beach held its first-ever Christmas musical Dec. 30, bringing many smiles to the audience.
Total Pictures: 8   Total Views: 16015

Chinese New Year At Pearl City Cultural Center

Chinese New Year At Pearl City Cultural Center

Publication Date: March 12, 2008

Palolo Chinese Home celebrated the Year of the Rat by hosting a Chinese New Year celebration Jan. 27 at the Pearl City Cultural Center.
Total Pictures: 8   Total Views: 13922

Leeward YMCA Community Day

Leeward YMCA Community Day

Publication Date: February 13, 2008

On Jan. 5, YMCAs across Oahu held a Community Day for neighborhood families to come together and enjoy a day of fun.
Total Pictures: 20   Total Views: 39782

Kapolei Tree Lighting

Kapolei Tree Lighting

Publication Date: January 2, 2008

With jubilation over the UH Warriors' major success this season at a peak, it was only fitting that UH football players were honored guests Dec. 8 at the Kapolei Hale tree lighting ceremony.
Total Pictures: 14   Total Views: 27409

10th Year For Waipahu Clubhouse

10th Year For Waipahu Clubhouse

Publication Date: December 19, 2007

More than 200 community members attended Waipahu Aloha Clubhouse's 10th anniversary celebration Dec. 1, where they enjoyed lunch.
Total Pictures: 11   Total Views: 20550

HWB's Youth Baseball Clinic

HWB's Youth Baseball Clinic

Publication Date: December 12, 2007

Little Leaguers from Pearl City, Waipio, Waialua and Waipahu turned out Nov. 17 for a youth baseball clinic hosted by Hawaii Winter Baseball's Honu.
Total Pictures: 12   Total Views: 26741

Lions Club Anniversary

Lions Club Anniversary

Publication Date: December 5, 2007

Kapolei City Lions Club celebrated its fourth charter anniversary Nov. 16 at Hawaiian Waters Adventure Park.
Total Pictures: 11   Total Views: 17819

Waipahu Festival Marketplace

Waipahu Festival Marketplace

Publication Date: December 4, 2007

The long-planned, long-awaited Waipahu Festival Marketplace is finally up and running at 94-340 Waipahu Depot Road. The grand opening was held Nov. 19, and the marketplace is now open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.
Total Pictures: 20   Total Views: 23970

Steve Favela Fun Run

Steve Favela Fun Run

Publication Date: November 21, 2007

Runners young and old joined in a 2K family fun run Nov. 10 at Holomua Elementary School as a tribute to police officer Steve Favela.
Total Pictures: 12   Total Views: 27935

AccesSurf's First Anniversary

AccesSurf's First Anniversary

Publication Date: November 14, 2007

The surf and sun welcomed more than 65 volunteers and 35 participants to AccesSurf's one-year anniversary with a "Day at the Beach" celebration on Nov. 3.
Total Pictures: 13   Total Views: 26600

Picnic For Mothers Of Multiples

Picnic For Mothers Of Multiples

Publication Date: November 7, 2007

You weren't seeing double ... or triple - at least a couple dozen families with twins and triplets turned out to help Aloha Mothers of Multiples celebrate their club's 40th anniversary.
Total Pictures: 14   Total Views: 22338

Junior Achievement Golf Classic

Junior Achievement Golf Classic

Publication Date: October 31, 2007

The Kapolei Golf Course was full of action Sept. 27 for the eighth annual Junior Achievement of Hawaii Golf Classic which drew 186 golfers.
Total Pictures: 19   Total Views: 37253

Live Energy Lite At Pearlridge

Live Energy Lite At Pearlridge

Publication Date: October 24, 2007

To raise awareness about lowering energy use, the Hawaiian Electric Company hosted Live Energy Lite Sept. 29 at Pearlridge. October being Energy Awareness Month, the festivities were just on time to ring it in with a blast of entertainment by Kaukahi, Mad Science of Hawaii and the Marine Forces Pacific Showband.
Total Pictures: 20   Total Views: 31061

Sunset At The Ball Park

Sunset At The Ball Park

Publication Date: October 17, 2007

Waipahu's Hans L'Orange Field was overtaken by baseball fans reveling in this year's Sunset at the Ball Park celebration, "Catch the Dream Waipahu," Sept. 29 and 30.
Total Pictures: 18   Total Views: 35720

Autumn Okinawan Matsuri Festival

Autumn Okinawan Matsuri Festival

Publication Date: October 16, 2007

Appropriately, the Hawaii Okinawa Center was the scene of Oahu's final bon dance of the obon season - and that was just part of the fun at the Autumn Okinawan Matsuri Festival Sept. 15 at the Waipio Gentry gathering place.
Total Pictures: 20   Total Views: 32354

Highway Inn's 60th Anniversary

Highway Inn's 60th Anniversary

Publication Date: October 10, 2007

Waipahu's Highway Inn celebrated its 60th year with a gala dinner at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel on Sept. 23.
Total Pictures: 18   Total Views: 48033

Aloha Festivals'Kapolei Mele

Aloha Festivals'Kapolei Mele

Publication Date: October 3, 2007

For the first time ever, Kapolei has taken the spotlight during the two-month, statewide Aloha Festivals celebrations.
Total Pictures: 19   Total Views: 35998

Links To Literacy Golf Tourney

Links To Literacy Golf Tourney

Publication Date: September 26, 2007

A sold out crowd of 200 golfers showed up at Ko Olina Golf Club in support of literacy Sept. 7. The 14th annual Marriott Links to Literacy Golf tournament featured prizes including the “Marriott Million Hole- In-One” shootout where 14 golfers tested their luck at making a hole-in-one on the 18th hole from 150 yards away to win $500,000 with another $500,000 going to the Friends of the Library of Hawaii.
Total Pictures: 18   Total Views: 35594

Varona Village Community Cleanup

Varona Village Community Cleanup

Publication Date: September 12, 2007

Varona Village has found pride in itself since residents first rolled up their sleeves to attack piles of trash back in 1999.
Total Pictures: 10   Total Views: 19069

Bowling For Big Brothers Big Sisters

Bowling For Big Brothers Big Sisters

Publication Date: September 5, 2007

Community teams - 120 in all - came together Aug. 11 at Aiea Bowl in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters.
Total Pictures: 17   Total Views: 35277

Soldiers' Day At The Water Park

Soldiers' Day At The Water Park

Publication Date: August 29, 2007

Soldiers enjoyed some needed rest and relaxation Aug. 10, courtesy of Hawaiian Waters Adventure Park.
Total Pictures: 8   Total Views: 16682

Aloha Shriners Golf Tourney

Aloha Shriners Golf Tourney

Publication Date: August 22, 2007

A full field of golfers turned up July 27 at Pearl Country Club to play in the fifth annual Aloha Shriners Golf Tournament.
Total Pictures: 13   Total Views: 22548

Xeriscape Garden Open House

Xeriscape Garden Open House

Publication Date: August 15, 2007

Cars lined Iwaena Street on Aug. 4 as visitors made their way to the 19th annual Open House and Unthirsty Plant Sale at Halawa Xeriscape Garden.
Total Pictures: 20   Total Views: 39052

Graduation for Summer Interns

Graduation for Summer Interns

Publication Date: August 8, 2007

Long after graduation season ended, July 22 marked a different sort of graduation. It was the end of a six-week summer internship for about 40 students of Hawaiian descent.
Total Pictures: 20   Total Views: 44581

Kapolei State Farm Fair

Kapolei State Farm Fair

Publication Date: August 1, 2007

Folks flocked from across the island to enjoy the rides, games, entertainment and, of course, to visit the pigs, chicks, horses and sheep at the Hawaii State Farm Fair in Kapolei.
Total Pictures: 18   Total Views: 30387

Waipahu Hongwanji Bon Dance

Waipahu Hongwanji Bon Dance

Publication Date: July 31, 2007

About 500 visitors stepped and moved their arms in graceful unison at Waipahu Hongwanji's annual bon dance on July 13 and 14. Guests enjoyed dinner plates of curry, saimin, stew and other customary bon dance fare, including andagi (supplied by Guy Ujimori).
Total Pictures: 10   Total Views: 19571

Ewa Orchid Show And Sale

Ewa Orchid Show And Sale

Publication Date: July 25, 2007

Ewa Orchid Society’s annual orchid and plant show and sale was in full bloom on the weekend of July 13, 14 and 15, with more than 2,500 guests admiring the beautiful and intricate displays.
Total Pictures: 19   Total Views: 30011

StoreSecure Grand Opening

StoreSecure Grand Opening

Publication Date: July 17, 2007

StorSecure Self-Storage has stepped up to fill the need by opening a Kapolei location.
Total Pictures: 10   Total Views: 16969

Goodwill Groundbreaking

Goodwill Groundbreaking

Publication Date: July 18, 2007

Kapolei continues to grow, with Goodwill being one of the most recent tenants to break ground.
Total Pictures: 14   Total Views: 32259

Aiea Orchid Society Show

Aiea Orchid Society Show

Publication Date: July 11, 2007

A makeshift garden of colorful orchids brightened Aiea Elementary School at Aiea Orchid Society’s annual orchid show and sale June 15 to 17.
Total Pictures: 16   Total Views: 24941

The Hawaii National Guard Academy Graduation

The Hawaii National Guard Academy Graduation

Publication Date: July 4, 2007

The Hawaii National Guard Youth Challenge Academy graduated 110 students on June 23. The ceremony and celebration attracted a packed audience of family and friends at the Pearl City Cultural Center.
Total Pictures: 12   Total Views: 33253

 Ewa Hongwanji Bon Dance

Ewa Hongwanji Bon Dance

Publication Date: June 27, 2007

Folks poured into the Ewa Hongwanji June 16 to welcome in bon dance season. The festivities began at 7 p.m. and by 9 p.m., food prepared to feed a crowd of 1,000 had already sold out. The Kuhio Lions Club, presided over by Lion Rick Hoo, supplied the delicious meals.
Total Pictures: 18   Total Views: 32308

Kapolei Relay For Life

Kapolei Relay For Life

Publication Date: June 20, 2007

More than 300 people showed up for the Kapolei Relay for Life on the Kapolei High School field. Among them were 70 survivors and their caregivers. Twenty-five teams participated in the 7 p.m. June 9 to 7 a.m. June 10 relay. Survivors and caregivers ran the first lap together.
Total Pictures: 17   Total Views: 33513

Boys & Girls Club Golf Tourney

Boys & Girls Club Golf Tourney

Publication Date: June 6, 2007

A sold-out tournament welcomed 160 players to spend the day at Pearl Country Club, teeing off in support of Hawaii youths. The third annual Boys & Girls Club of Hawaii Charles C. Spalding and Certified Commercial Investment Member Hawaii Chapter Golf Tournament (yes, it’s a mouthful, but all for a great cause!) was held May 25.
Total Pictures: 18   Total Views: 40885

LCC Students Host Dinner At The Pearl

LCC Students Host Dinner At The Pearl

Publication Date: May 2, 2007

Eight graduating Leeward Community College culinary arts students put on their final project in style. On April 13 they hosted a dinner at The Pearl for an overbooked house of 192, which kept the students busy greeting the guests and serving and preparing dishes.
Total Pictures: 18   Total Views: 33876

Kalaeloa Easter Egg Hunt

Kalaeloa Easter Egg Hunt

Publication Date: April 11, 2007

Hope for a New Beginning Shelter’s Easter egg hunt and open house March 31 in Kalaeloa drew more than 400 visitors. Keiki enjoyed free pony rides, games, crafts and goodie bags, but that was only half of the fun.
Total Pictures: 20   Total Views: 36526

Earth Month At Kapolei Hale

Earth Month At Kapolei Hale

Publication Date: March 28, 2007

The city honored students and teachers from West Oahu schools, including Campbell, Kapolei, Pearl City, Waipahu and Aiea Intermediate and High schools March 19 at Kapolei Hale as part of an Earth Month (April) celebration.
Total Pictures: 20   Total Views: 50191

Celebration of Literacy

Celebration of Literacy

Publication Date: March 21, 2007

Pearl City Elementary School proved reading can be fun at its annual Celebration of Literacy on Feb. 13. Students, families, faculty, friends and staff gathered in the cafeteria for slices of pizza, a raffle drawing and the firstgraders’ performance of the song ‘10 Little Fish.’
Total Pictures: 17   Total Views: 41877

USTA National Junior Open

USTA National Junior Open

Publication Date: March 7, 2007

Central Oahu Regional Park in Waipio became competition grounds for top junior tennis players from across the United States during the Feb. 17-21 USTA Boys and Girls 18s National Open.
Total Pictures: 10   Total Views: 19956

Ko Olina Fields Open Pro-Am

Ko Olina Fields Open Pro-Am

Publication Date: February 28, 2007

The observation areas at Ko Olina Golf Course were sparsely populated (by mostly foreign media and program volunteers) during the Feb. 21 pro-am, the day before the Fields Open would move into full swing.
Total Pictures: 15   Total Views: 22883

Construction Mentorship

Construction Mentorship

Publication Date: February 21, 2007

Folks from Actus Lend Lease, Big Brothers Big Sisters and six Waipahu High School students gathered at Max’s Restaurant in Waipahu Feb. 7 to kick off a pilot project headed up by BBBS in which mentors from Actus guide the students in learning about the construction industry.
Total Pictures: 7   Total Views: 17613

Leeward YMCA Open House

Leeward YMCA Open House

Publication Date: January 31, 2007

Eight-hundred visitors flocked to the Leeward YMCA’s Jan. 13 open house to check out the new facility — and perhaps make their New Year’s resolutions a reality.
Total Pictures: 19   Total Views: 36976

Taco Del Mar Kapolei

Taco Del Mar Kapolei

Publication Date: January 24, 2007

About 60 VIP guests lined up the evening of Jan. 3 for a taste of the new Taco Del Mar in Kapolei (338 Kamokila Blvd.), a day before it opened to the public.
Total Pictures: 12   Total Views: 23186

New Year’s At The Plantation Village

New Year’s At The Plantation Village

Publication Date: January 17, 2007

The eight ethnic groups represented at Hawaii’s Plantation Village introduced more than 200 visitors to a “celebration of rice” on Jan. 6. “The plantation workers all had rice in common,” said program developer JoAnn Fakler. “So, each group put out a rice dish that would have been served during the new year.”
Total Pictures: 17   Total Views: 29762

Aiea Hongwanji New Year’s Mission

Aiea Hongwanji New Year’s Mission

Publication Date: January 10, 2007

About 200 church and community members gathered Dec. 30 at Aiea Hongwanji Mission to welcome the New Year in traditional Japanese style. “Pounding mochi is good luck for you,” explained church member Harriet Zakahi of the annual event.
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Filipino Centennial Time Capsule

Filipino Centennial Time Capsule

Publication Date: December 27, 2006

On Dec. 16, government officials and members of the Filipino community shared in the making of history at the FilCom Center. In honor of the Filipino Centennial, committee chair Roland Casamina conducted the ceremonial filling of a time capsule that will be opened in 2106.
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Planet Fun’s First Anniversary

Planet Fun’s First Anniversary

Publication Date: December 6, 2006

Planet Fun at Kunia Shopping Center enjoyed two days packed with first anniversary celebrations. The big party kicked off Nov. 25 with a performance and autograph session by Jordan Segundo of American Idol fame, followed by keiki karaoke singers.
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Hope Chapel’s Thanksgiving Luau

Hope Chapel’s Thanksgiving Luau

Publication Date: November 29, 2006

Hope Chapel West Oahu brought “da house down” Nov. 19 with its second Thanksgiving luau. Guests poured into the Waikele Elementary School cafeteria, topping the chapel’s 2004 luau attendance of 1,500.
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Taco Del Mar Grand Opening

Taco Del Mar Grand Opening

Publication Date: November 22, 2006

VIP guests enjoyed a private reception Nov. 16 at the new Taco del Mar eatery located at Kunia Shopping Center. “They really stress fresh ingredients,” said Ron Nagasawa who sampled the Mondo Burrito (by recommendation) and enchilada.
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Hawaii Okinawa Center Bon Dance

Hawaii Okinawa Center Bon Dance

Publication Date: October 4, 2006

The Hawaii Okinawa Center held its Autumn Dance Matsuri Sept. 16. “It’s your last chance to dance until next June,” community relations coordinator and emcee Wayne Miyahira told the congregation. “So, don’t just sit around.”
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Ewa Orchid Society Orchid & Plant Show

Ewa Orchid Society Orchid & Plant Show

Publication Date: July 26, 2006

Orchids have beautified the planet for ages, and so has the Ewa Orchid Society — or so it seems.
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VISION Fundraiser At Bethel Chapel

VISION Fundraiser At Bethel Chapel

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In support of an upcoming mission trip to Africa, "Jesus Christ is Calling You" ministry held a fundraiser at Bethel Chapel that is not to be soon forgotten.
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Ewa Hongwanji Bon Dance

Ewa Hongwanji Bon Dance

Publication Date: July 12, 2006

Having its bon dance so early in the obon season, says Rev. Toyokazu Hagio, brought out many more fans than usual to Ewa Hongwanji Buddhist Temple’s annual festivities on June 17.
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Oahu Filipino Council Golf Tourney

Oahu Filipino Council Golf Tourney

Publication Date: June 28, 2006

The Oahu Filipino Community Council held its fourth annual golf tournament June 7 at the Kapolei Golf Course.
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Seagull Preschool Ground Breaking

Seagull Preschool Ground Breaking

Publication Date: April 12, 2006

Seagull Schools held a ground-breaking and blessing ceremony March 25 for its Ewa Beach preschool campus, and it came not a moment too soon. “Our Kapolei site is at capacity, and we got 30 calls a day there when we first opened,” says executive director Chuck Larson. “Now we’re getting 50 calls a day. There is an overwhelming need for child care in Kapolei, and Ewa Beach is even worse.”
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