West Oahu Community News


Below are the latest West Pa'ina photo galleries

Leeward Regional Group’s Holiday Party

January 05, 2011
Photos by Lawrence Tubudlo

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. In addition to food, live entertainment, winter craft items and a motivational speech by Kumu Keahi Renauld, the Realtors enjoyed a silent auction that raised funds for the Leeward Shelter for Abused Women and Children and the Hawaii Foodbank. The group also brought in more than 500 pounds of canned donations for the food bank.

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The Well of Hope Holiday Dinner

December 29, 2010
Photos by Sonya Mendez and Lawrence Tabudlo

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.

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Military Appreciation Carnival

August 18, 2010
Photos by Lawrence Tabudlo.
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Benefit Concert, Fair For Ewa Beach

December 16, 2009
Photos by Byron Lee

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.

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WUCC Throws A Fall Bazaar

December 09, 2009
Photos by Byron Lee

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. Also for sale were plants, crafts, toys and books among other finds at the white elephant sale.

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Craft Fair at Pearl City High School

December 02, 2009
Photos by Leah Ball

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.

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Inaugural Kapolei Community Fair

November 25, 2009
Photos by Byron Lee

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, and according to school PCNC facilitator Lolita Takeda, there was something for everyone.

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LCC’s annual Family Fun Fair

November 18, 2009
Photos by Byron Lee

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.

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Fundraiser Night For Dyslexia Center

October 21, 2009
Photos by Byron Lee

The Dyslexia Tutoring Center of Hawaii (DTCH) threw its first-ever fundraiser Oct. 11 at Pipeline Cafe, with live music by Na Hoku Hanohano-award winners Hoku Zuttermeister, Natalie Ai Kamauu, Brother Noland and Hot Rain taking the stage in support of the Ewa Beach nonprofit and its mission of providing assistance and acceptance for those with this learning disability.

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Get Golf Ready At Ko Olina Golf Club

July 08, 2009
Photos by Byron Lee

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.

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