Thursday
May102012

Traffic Study on Waialae Avenue

The Department of Transportation Services will be conducting a traffic study along Waialae Avenue from May 14 – 18. As part of the study, left turns will be prohibited into Sacred Hearts Academy and at 5th Avenue in the Ewa-bound direction from 7 to 8 a.m. Motorists are advised to use alternate routes.

Wednesday
May092012

Mother’s Day Orchid Display and Sale 

Hawaii Kai Shopping Center, 377 Keahole Street
(in front of BluWater Grill)
May 12, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Blooming orchids, garden plants, corsages and more.
Contact Al at 262-2350 for details

Tuesday
May082012

Diamond Head Closed for Improvements to Parking Lot and Entry Wall Repairs

Closed to public May 7 to 13, 2012

The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) will begin repaving the park parking lot through the Kahala Tunnel on Monday, May 7 through Sunday May 13, 2012. In addition, the damaged stone wall along the entry road will be rebuilt. Diamond Head State Monument will be closed to the public, and only official vehicles will be allowed entry during these 7 days. No public access, by foot or by motor vehicle will be allowed via the entry road. DLNR enforcement officers will institute traffic controls at Diamond Head Road.

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Thursday
May032012

Pacific Roller Derby Presents: Fresh Meat Fun Day

Saturday, May 5, 9 a.m. to noon

Kamiloiki Park Hockey Rink (Corner of Lunalilo Home Road and Hawaii Kai Drive)

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Thursday
May032012

Art Contest for New Kahala Hotel Veranda Sign Makeover

Calling all Hawaii artists! The Kahala Hotel & Resort needs your creativity and inspiration. In preparation for the upcoming 50th Anniversary, Famous, Fabulous and Fifty, in 2014, the hotel is creating an art-worthy signature sign for their newly remodeled Veranda lounge. And there’s only one catch: The artist must incorporate multi-colored pieces of glass from the famed chandeliers that still hang in the lobby today in the Veranda sign which will be displayed near the entry of the hotel in the iconic lounge that recently underwent a complete makeover.

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Wednesday
May022012

New Date for Honolulu Waldorf School’s Waldorfaire

Saturday, May 5, 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.


The weather may have dampened Honolulu Waldorf School’s annual Waldorfaire back in March, but it didn’t dampen the spirit of this K-12 independent school in East Honolulu. Waldorfaire, the school’s annual Renaissance-theme family fair, has been rescheduled for Saturday, May 5, from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at 350 Ulua Street in Niu Valley.

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Wednesday
May022012

Kaiser High Student Achieves Top ACT Score

Kaiser High student Jason Cheng and Principal John Sosa

Jason Cheng, a junior at Kaiser High, has earned a top composite score of 36 on a recent ACT test.

Cheng was honored by ACT, the ACT Hawaii Council, and Kaiser High during an awards assembly at the campus on April 25. Gwen Mau, chair of the ACT Hawaii State Organization, presented Cheng with his acrylic award and Principal John Sosa with a plaque for the school.

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Wednesday
May022012

Kalani High School Senior Wins Prestigious Scholarship

Honolulu student one of 131 nationally to get Young Entrepreneurship award


The National Federation of Independent Business Young Entrepreneur Foundation today announced the Hawaii recipient of the 10th annual NFIB Young Entrepreneur Awards, a scholarship program designed to reward and encourage entrepreneurial talents among high school students.

The 2012 NFIB/Hawaii Leadership Council Young Entrepreneur Award winner of a $1,000 scholarship is Kalani High School senior Grant Takara of Honolulu.

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Thursday
Mar292012

Kaiser High School Spring Fest Happening This Weekend

Celebrate Kaiser High School’s 40th Anniversary! Experience cool rides & games by “Fun On Wheels”, a division of E.K. Fernandez. Spin on the Dizzy Dragon, highflight on a helicopter, and race in a stylish Jeep or VW! Try your skill at a challenging game booth – Star Dart, Poperoo, Basketball, and Unball!

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Thursday
Mar292012

Friday Open Mic Night for High School Students at Waldorf School

Honolulu Waldorf High School hosts its second Open Mic Night for high school students this Friday, March 30, 6:00-10:00 p.m. at its Aina Haina campus, 5257 Kalanianaole Hwy. All high school students are welcome to participate or attend this students only event. $4 Admission. Refreshments sold. 735-9311 or www.honoluluwaldorf.org

Monday
Mar192012

Kahala Nui to Host Lecture on Korean Politics

Political situations can be unpredictable and ever changing. Please join Ned Schultz, a Professor from the University of Hawaii and an expert in Korean history and politics as he discusses current politics in North Korea.

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Friday
Mar162012

Sacred Hearts Students Take Top Spots in Japanese Speech Contest

Isabel Lee, Sara Tashima and Genevieve Tosatto Sacred Hearts Academy students participated in the 43rd Annual KZOO radio station's Japanese Speech Contest at Hawaii Tokai International College. Thirty-two students from public and private high schools demonstrated their Japanese language and speech skills in the competition.

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Thursday
Mar152012

Cec Heftel Honored at Kahala Post Office

Renaming Event Scheduled for March 16 at Waialae Kahala Post Office


The U.S. Postal Service will dedicate the building housing its Waialae Kahala Station in honor of the late Cecil L. Heftel at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Mar. 16.

The event will be hosted by USPS Acting District Manager Frank Santos and feature remarks by U.S. Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa and Mr. Heftel’s widow, Rebecca Heftel. The dedication will culminate in the unveiling of a plaque that will designate the postal building at 4354 Pahoa Avenue as the “Cecil. L. Heftel Post Office Building.”

Attendance at the event is by invitation only.

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Wednesday
Mar142012

Winners’ Camp and the Five W's

The Who, What, When, Where and Why of Winners’ Camp

Who is Winners’ Camp for? Teenagers!

What is Winners’ Camp? It is designed to enhance teenagers’ academic performance and social proficiency, giving them tools to make positive choices.

When is Winners’ Camp? Spring Break sessions: March 12-16 and March 19-23. Where is Winners’ Camp? Oahu, Kamehame Ridge, Hawaii Kai.

Why should teens attend Winners’ Camp? Read on to find out why camp graduates and current camp leaders and parents think it is a great idea to attend Winners’ Camp this spring break.

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Monday
Mar122012

Sacred Hearts Academy Wins Hawaii Real World Design Challenge

Christie Zheng, Genevieve Tosatto, Angela Wong, Jennifer Nishida and Kaitlyn Harysch

Lt. Governor Brian Schatz announced in February that Sacred Hearts Academy won first place in the Hawaii Real World Design Challenge (RWDC). This year’s challenge was to design an efficient and eco-friendly light sport aircraft.

The five Sacred Hearts Academy girls will represent Hawaii at the RWDC national competition in Washington D.C., April 20-23 completing an additional challenge for the national competition.

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Friday
Mar092012

New Yoga Studio Opening at Kahala Mall

Grand Opening Set For March 12, 2012

Yogis unite!  CorePower Yoga, a mainland-based company originally established in Colorado in 2004, brings their first Hawaii studio to the mall level of Kahala Mall.  The grand opening will be on Monday, March 12th from 5:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.  Complimentary Luna Bars will be given out to all who attend, while supplies last. 

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Thursday
Mar082012

“Waldorfaire” Celebrates 50 years in Honolulu  

On Saturday, March 10, 2012, the Honolulu Waldorf Niu Valley Campus will be transformed and time-warped to the renaissance days of royalty and chivalry as the kingdom of Kindervale celebrates their 50th annual Waldorfaire.

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Monday
Mar052012

Training Sessions for Youth Stewardship Volunteer Program Offered at Hanauma Bay

Youth between the ages of 16 and 21, our next generation of environmental leaders and resource managers, now have a place to learn valuable skills while also having fun.

The UH Sea Grant Hanauma Bay Education Program established the E Mālama Hanauma Youth Stewardship Volunteer Program, a program designed to teach the students how to mālama (care for) this unique and precious natural resource, and then provide them with the opportunity to share this information with the nearly one million visitors who come to the Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve each year.

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Monday
Oct102011

Safety Work Requires Brief Closure of Hanauma Bay

The Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve will be closed for two extra days next week so that workers can safely address potential rockfall hazards.

The bay is normally closed on Tuesdays, and work will begin on Tuesday, October 11. The bay will remain closed through Thursday, October 13, and is expected to reopen on Friday, October 14.

Loose rocks and debris have been identified on a slope above the roadway that provides access to the beach for park visitors and employees. Safety precautions require closing the bay while workers remove or stabilize the potential hazards.

Thursday
Sep292011

Safety Work Planned For Natatorium Seawall

Continued deterioration of the Waikiki Natatorium’s seawall is creating hazardous conditions that require immediate attention to protect public safety.

A recent inspection revealed that portions of the Natatorium’s concrete seawall are severely cracked and could fall into surrounding waters and cause injury to swimmers. The City is advising the public to stay away from the structure, and expects to begin mitigation work on Monday (Oct. 3, 2011).

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