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Meet the first Waianae High alum to graduate from West Point  Hawaii News Now

I'm just very excited and honored to be able to graduate from a place like this."

Hitting The Road To Stem Summer Hunger  Honolulu Civil Beat

On the Waianae coast, the state DOE deploys a food truck to distribute free, freshly packaged meals to kids in need.

Wai'anae High School counselor chosen as finalist for American School Counselor of the Year  KITV Honolulu

The School Counselor of the Year award honors professionals who devote their careers to advocating for the nation's students.

Where Hawaii's Chronic Teacher Shortage Hits Hardest  Honolulu Civil Beat

Students at rural or lower-income schools are less likely to be taught by experienced, fully qualified teachers than elsewhere, DOE data shows.

'Aina Pono food truck gives free meals to keiki on Waianae Coast  KITV Honolulu

The Department of Education believes fueling keiki's minds begins with making sure they don't go hungry.

Waianae High School's Searider Productions receives state fundin - Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather  KITV Honolulu

Searider Productions produces Emmy Award winning stories and Animation. With the 10.7 million dollars they received from the state legislature, they're hoping ...

1-year later, Kauhale Kamaile offers stability, hope for homeless families in Waianae  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

After living in a van with his daughter — and a stint in the 270-person homeless encampment next to the Waianae Small Boat Harbor — Falaniko “Niko” ...

Dozens of schools and even a food truck are feeding Hawaii kids for free this summer  Hawaii News Now

Classes may be out for the summer, but that doesn't mean students can't still get nutritious meals through the school system.

Education in Hawaii: Smart Innovations and Persistent Problems  Hawaii Business Magazine

This report on our public schools offers many reasons for optimism and just as many causes for concern about difficulties that have lingered for too long.

New 'Aina Pono food delivery truck serving free meals to children on summer break from Waianae to Makaha  KITV Honolulu

As part of the Seamless Summer Option Program volunteers from the Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center will use the 'Aina Pono food delivery truck ...

Missing School Has Become A Huge Problem in Hawaii  Honolulu Civil Beat

Hawaii schools, which have some of the highest chronic absenteeism rates in the nation, are trying strategies such as home visits to keep kids in school.

A star Waianae teacher is set to take the TED Talks stage  Hawaii News Now

Waianae High School's Searider Productions sets the standard for student storytelling.

Waianae High sees 20 valedictorians in busy graduation weekend  Hawaii News Now

A record 20 valedictorians were among the 414 students who received their diplomas from Waianae High School Friday evening.

25 high schools use MyFutureHawaii to apply to UH campuses  UH System Current News

This fall more than 1800 seniors from 25 high schools applied to a UH campus through Hawaii P-20's MyFutureHawaii (MFH) college and career planning ...

A recent assault, robbery at an Oahu mall prompts security upgrades  Hawaii News Now

KAPOLEI (HawaiiNewsNow) - Honolulu police are investigating after a man was assaulted by a group of teens at a Kapolei shopping mall Monday night.

New $10.7 million complex to be built for Waianae's Searider Productions  Hawaii News Now

Because of its growing popularity, Waianae High School's nationally-recognized media program -- Searider Productions -- has outgrown it's current space.

Girl in alleged Waianae High School rape testifies during trial  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Lawyers defending Hawaii's public school system in a lawsuit alleging a special education student raped his female classmate called the girl to testify in the trial ...

A Waianae family searches for answers - Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather  KITV Honolulu

Was is it murder in Ma'ili? As they grieve, Wai'anae family members want an answer to that question and more.

Combine, skills camp coming to Valley Isle | News, Sports, Jobs  Maui News

PUKALANI — The first Maui Gridiron Classic, a combine and skills development session, will take place next week at King Kekaulike High School. The combine ...

West Oahu Magazine – 2019 [Sponsored] – Hawaii Business Magazine  Hawaii Business Magazine

Welcome. Introduction: Westside Stories. Education: A Legacy of Learning. People and Place: Suluape Keone Nunes. Healthcare: All in Good Health. People ...

Outreach court in Waianae lends a hand to homeless  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

The original vision for Oahu's Community Outreach Court finally became reality on Friday when District Court Judge Darolyn Lendio held court at the Waianae ...

Waianae High School stabbing suspect to appear in court  Hawaii News Now

The Waianae High School student suspected of stabbing another student is scheduled to appear in Circuit Court on Monday morning.

New law allows schools to sell goods - Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather  KITV Honolulu

Schools can now be "open for business" thanks to a bill spearheaded by Waianae High School. Senate bill 2051 is slated to become law on July 10. The bill ...

Waianae schools use tough love, outreach to get kids to class  Hawaii News Now

Half of Waianae High School's 1800 students missed no more than two days of school during the first quarter of the school year.

Tears shed, hugs shared as families move into affordable homes  Hawaii News Now

The city has opened a new housing complex in Waianae that officials say could herald a new chapter in the push to bolster the creation of affordable units in ...

Will More Nurses in Hawaii Schools Help Keep Kids In Class?  Honolulu Civil Beat

At Nanakuli Elementary School, an on-site health clinic is part of a new strategy to help stem a high chronic absenteeism rate.

Waianae High School wins top award in the expert category at this year's 'Olelo Youth Xchange Student Video competition  Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Waianae High School won the top award in the expert category at the 11th annual 'Olelo Youth Xchange Student Video ...

Waianae HS student Harvard-bound; 1st since 1980  Hawaii News Now

Kahunui Foster is bringing a lot of pride of Waianae High School. And she's bringing hope as well to an economically depressed area where many students ...

Kapaa's Miner-Ho, Marshall reach podium

WAHIAWA, Oahu — Kapaa High School's Jolette Miner-Ho placed third in her weight class at the Hawaii Wrestling Officials Association Scholarship Tournament ...

Growing Waianae homeless camp at center of dispute at harbor  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

State and city lawmakers once looked at one of Oahu's biggest homeless encampments — Pu'uhonua O Waianae next door to the Waianae Small Boat Harbor ...

EXCLUSIVE: Suit alleges sex assault at Waianae HS  Hawaii News Now

It's a parent's worst nightmare. A mother of a special needs student at Waianae High School said her daughter was sexually assaulted by a fellow student last ...

FBI, police investigate threat made to Kapolei Middle  Hawaii News Now

There will be an increased police and security presence on the Kapolei Middle School campus Friday morning after authorities received numerous calls about a ...

Police arrest man suspected of killing Waianae grad  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Police arrested a 20-year-old man on suspicion of murder in connection with the death of Waianae High School graduate Dustin Molina in Maili. Police initially ...

Lawmakers seek solutions for Waianae encampment  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Leadership in the state House of Representatives tabled a bill Tuesday that would have protected roughly 200 residents of a long-standing homeless ...

Kealakehe Student Recognized as Top Big Island Scholar by HLTA  Big Island Now

One senior from each of Hawai'i's 42 public high schools received a $1000 scholarship for his or her post-graduate education from HLTA.

Family, friends mourn death of 17-year-old Waianae teen hit by car  Hawaii News Now

Family and friends are mourning the death of a Waianae teenager fatally hit by a car while crossing the street Friday night.

Camp residents are expected to follow rules  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

There are strict rules regulating daily life inside Pu'uhonua O Waianae — and those who repeatedly violate them are kicked out. The entire area is divided into ...

Waianae homeless on edge as they await state action  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

The residents of a large homeless encampment near the Waianae Small Boat Harbor say they are agitated and worried about their future after state officials ...

Head of model homeless village: State told me to turn people away  Hawaii News Now

Twinkle Borge oversees the homeless camp at Waianae Small Boat Harbor known as Puuhonua O Waianae.

Waianae homeless camp seeks help from state  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Residents of a large homeless encampment near the Waianae Small Boat Harbor say they are not to blame for many of the concerns being cited as reasons to ...

Homegrown solution to teacher shortage  Hawaii News Now

Waianae High School began this year 9 teachers short of what it needs to teach its 1850 students.

2nd Brigade Warriors help JROTC cadets push themselves to the limit  Hawaii Army Weekly

WAIANAE, Hawaii — As the sun rose across Pililaau Army Recreation Center, Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps cadets from across Oahu, Alaska and ...

Holloway and Medeiros stirred up quite a crowd in Waianae upon their return  KITV Honolulu

As soon as Holloway and Medeiros's bus pulled up, it was like the Beatles arrived at Blaisdell.

'He was my baby': Family mourns 21-year-old killed in high-speed crash  Hawaii News Now

Honolulu police have reopened Farrington Highway, between Keaau Beach Park and Waikomo Beach Park, as they continue investigating a fatal vehicle crash ...

Ige meets with leader of homeless camp  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Gov. David Ige on Friday had his second sit-down this month with the leader of one of Oahu's largest homeless encampments following the governor's March 13 ...

Kapaa beats Seabury in opening round

Kapaa High School's varsity girls soccer team advanced to the quarterfinals of the 2019 The Queen's Medical Center Girls Soccer Championships–Division II ...

24-year-old Waianae native killed in mainland car crash  Hawaii News Now

Friend and family are remembering a 24-year-old Waianae native who was killed in a car accident on the mainland.

Community Hears Proposals for New Missile Defense Radar  Hawaiipublicradio

Given the recent diplomatic thaw between the U.S. and North Korea, it's easy to forget that those countries' leaders were threatening mutual annihilation.

Oahu homeless 'safe zone' turns to waste-ridden encampment  West Hawaii Today

HONOLULU — City officials have received complaints that homeless people from a large encampment are dumping human waste into Pokai Bay, Oahu, among ...

YWCA Honoree: L. Candy Suiso  Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - An innovative multimedia program is transforming lives and opening doors for students in Leeward Oahu. L. Candy Suiso, the ...

Leeward: Searider Productions/ Waianae High School honors Leeward CC  UH System Current News

Contact: Kathleen R Cabral, (808) 455-0524. Marketing Officer, Chancellor's Office. Posted: Jun 3, 2010. LCC Chancellor Manny Cabral, Candy Suiso from ...

Military eyes sites on Oahu for high-powered radar to defend against missile threats  Hawaii News Now

The federal government plans to build a powerful radar in Hawaii to better defend against ballistic missile threats.

Affordable housing village reaches full capacity — less than a month after opening  Hawaii News Now

Kauhale Kamaile, the modular housing project that opened in Waianae last month, is completely full.

Feds seek to ban swimming with spinner dolphins in Hawaii  Hawaii News Now

The federal government has proposed new guidelines for protecting spinner dolphins in Hawaii that would keep swimmers and vessels at least 50 yards from ...

Jury: Hawaii school failed to protect girl from rape  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Hawaii's public school system failed to protect a special education student who says she was raped by a classmate, a jury determined Monday. But the verdict ...

VAPIHCS aims to ensure all have a positive experience with Veterans Affairs  Hawaii Army Weekly

Jennifer S. Gutowski, MHA, FACHE Director, Veterans Affairs Pacific Islands Health Care System. On this Veterans Day, we honor the contributions and ...

Homeless leader of almost 260 people wants to lease Waianae site  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

An outpouring of concern and support for nearly 260 homeless people living near the Waianae Boat Harbor encourages Twinkle Borge to work even harder for ...

Waianae family mourns teen girl killed on highway  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

There were tears still in Jolena Toyama's eyes but not so heavy that Toyama couldn't spot the two adolescent girls lazily crossing the highway fronting Maili ...

Who's #1 The Show Episode 45 - NHSCA Seeds  FloWrestling

Mar 27, 2019. Willie and Nomad breakdown the seeds for the senior and junior class tournaments at the 2019 NHSCA Nationals. Below you'll find the preseeds ...

Public school ed assistants have to skip paycheck  Hawaii News Now

August 5 is normally a payday for educational assistants in Hawaii's public schools. However, some 200 of them in Leeward Oahu schools won't be getting a ...

Veterans Day events listed for Oahu  Hawaii Army Weekly

The following events are taking place on Oahu to honor veterans: Saturday, Nov. 11 9 a.m. — Adm. Harry B. Harris, commander of U.S. Pacific Command, will ...

Man charged in Maili murder  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

A 20-year-old man has been charged for murder in connection with the death of an 18-year-old man in Maili. Kamaua Van Gieson was charged today with ...

Man found guilty of murdering Waianae teacher  Hawaii News Now

A former Hawaii State Hospital patient has been found guilty of second-degree murder following the brutal attack of an unsuspecting teacher from Waianae in ...

Local Briefs | News, Sports, Jobs  Maui News

Meditation workshop offered at dojo A workshop on meditation for adults and teens will take place from 10 a.m to noon July 20 at Maui Ki-Aikido's dojo, 194.

Man gets life sentence for murder of Waianae teacher  Hawaii News Now

Circuit Judge Rom Trader called Tittleman Fauatea's fatal stabbing of Asa Yamashita a "horrific event" and an "irreparable crime."

Waianae Neighbors Fight Illegal Dumping  Hawaii News Now

Waianae High School Cheerleaders, newly crowned Hawaii State baseball champions, keiki, friends and neighbors teamed up on their day off Friday to fight ...

Trial starts for man accused of killing Waianae teacher  Hawaii News Now

In his opening argument in the murder trial of Tittleman Fauatea, deputy prosecutor Wayne Tashima gave a grisly account of how Asa Yamashita died in ...

City site to offer housing for the homeless  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

City officials are moving forward with a modular housing project in Waianae geared toward working homeless and homeless families with children.

Waianae Out Runs Baldwin at State Championships, 21-6  Maui Now

Waianae High School used its prolific ground game to upend Baldwin, 21-6, in opening-round action of the First Hawaiian Bank/Hawaii High School Athletic ...

Autistic student raped Pearl City classmate while aide napped, lawsuit says  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

An autistic high school student raped a classmate while the adult assigned to monitor him was taking a nap, said a federal lawsuit accusing Hawaii's statewide ...

State Board of Education gets 2 new members  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Gov. David Ige announced today the appointment of Catherine Payne and Dwight Takeno to the state Board of Education, along with the reappointment of ...

Police searching for girl, 15, last seen heading to school program  Hawaii News Now

CrimeStoppers and Honolulu Police are looking for the public's help in finding Tiana Omayas-Kalili, who was last seen leaving her home at the Hale Wai Vista ...

JROTC cadets showcase drill competition skills  Hawaii Army Weekly

KAPOLEI — Waianae High School JROTC cadets stand at parade rest before their next drill performance in the Pacific Region JROTC Drill Championship, ...

Hawaii woman killed in Planned Parenthood shooting remembered as loving wife, mother  Hawaii News Now

WAIANAE, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Waianae woman killed Friday in a shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado is being remembered as a ...

Huge decomposing whale carcass towed farther offshore  Hawaii News Now

The carcass of a huge humpback whale had lifeguards clearing out surf spots off Oahu's North Shore on Monday.

Man pleads not guilty in murder of 18-year-old in Maili  Hawaii News Now

The man charged with the murder of an 18-year-old in Maili is set to appear in court Monday.

Haliimaile man beaten during home invasion | News, Sports, Jobs  Maui News

Two robbers wearing black leather pants, gloves, jackets and visored motorcycle helmets pistol-whipped a 59-year-old disabled Haliimaile man, knocked his ...

Hundreds welcome UFC's Holloway home after championship win  Hawaii News Now

Crowds of mixed martial arts fans from across the state are expected to come out to Honolulu airport on Monday to welcome newly-crowned UFC champion Max ...

HHSAA State Track and Field Championships Results  Maui Now

Maui's Seabury Hall girls and Baldwin's boys teams placed second behind Punahou in the 2018 HHSAA State Track and Field Championships held on Friday ...

Former legislative aide takes over Oshiro's House seat  KITV Honolulu

Gov. David Ige has appointed former legislative aide Lei Learmont to the state House seat vacated by Rep. Marcus Oshiro.

Worker killed at H-POWER plant was father of 5, 'wonderful man'  Hawaii News Now

Just two weeks ago, Crystal and Gulston Sragling were celebrating their 12th wedding anniversary.

Leeward communities honor, celebrate veterans during annual parade  Hawaii Army Weekly

Story and photos by. Staff Sgt. Armando Limon 3rd Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs 25th Infantry Division. WAIANAE — Families and friends of the Leeward ...

Keaukaha Elementary Principal Semi-Finalist for Leadership Award  Big Island Now

The Island Insurance Foundation presented a $2000 cash award to and Principal Stacey Bello of Keaukaha Elementary.

Warrior Brigade aids JROTC 'Adventure Challenge'  Hawaii Army Weekly

Soldiers assigned to 1-21st Inf. Regt., 2nd SBCT, 25th ID, help to evaluate cadets during the JROTC Waianae Adventure Challenge at the Pililaau Army ...

Spartan Girls Set Table for State Track Crown  Maui Now

The Seabury Hall girls track team set the table in Friday's trials in hopes of serving up a historic victory tonight at the 2014 Island Movers Hawaii State Track ...

Honolulu police officer awarded medal for saving man on H-1 overpass  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

The Honolulu police officer, who four months ago on Memorial Day chased down a robbery suspect in Kalihi and prevented him from jumping from a freeway ...

Five Maui Students Awarded Part of $52K Scholarship from Hospitality Industry  Maui Now

The Hawai'i Lodging & Tourism Association awarded 42 seniors from public high schools across the state $1000 in scholarships for their post-graduate ...

Big Island Students Among 42 Citizen-Scholar Awardees  Big Island Now

The Hawai'i Lodging & Tourism Association recently recognized 42 seniors from public high schools across the state with $1000 scholarships in its 12th year of.

Day 1 Results: 2017 HHSAA Track & Field State Tournament  Maui Now

Complete results for Day 1 of the Island Movers HHSAA State Track and Field Championships are now posted. The event runs from May 12-13, 2017 at Kea'au ...

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Rainbow Warrior volleyball stars shine bright on & off the court  KITV Honolulu

What they do on the court is something special as UH men's volleyball senior stand outs Joe Worsley and Stijn Van Tilburg are both reigning All Americans and ...

Two Maui Students Nominated to US Service Academies  Maui Now

US Senator Mazie K. Hirono and US Senator Brian Schatz of Hawaiʻi announced their nomination of two Maui students to the US military *service* academies for ...

Hot Shots - 4/27/16  Midweek

Hawaii State Federal Credit Union (FCU) donated $15,000 to Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children last month. Pictured are (from left) Hawaii State ...

Jessie Atanes Wins A $250 Shopping Spree at City Mill  Midweek

Jessie Atanes is doing some touch-ups to his house, so on Monday he and his 5-year-old son KamrenJ took a trip to City Mill in Waianae. As they made their ...

Maui High Wins National Video Challenge  Maui Now

The top High School Sports Challenge prize went to Maui High School's Allyssa Ferrer, Roselyn Domingo, and Lee Ah Lee, for "Nifo Oti."

Maui Science and Education Programs Get Monsanto Grants  Maui Now

Kihei Charter School will use the grand funding to purchase supplies fro renewable energy experiments and hands-on lessons in physics.

Entrepreneurs After Age 50  Hawaii Business Magazine

What is it about people over 50? Just when they peek at that no-more-9-to-5 horizon, many do crazy things like travel the world, self-publish books or enroll in ...

Vietnam veteran remembers time in the Corps  DVIDS

MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII - In October of 1969, Lance Cpl. Charlie Kanehailua crawled up Hill 953 in the Que San Mountains of Chu Lai, Vietnam.

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Awards & Honors: 2016: Thomas Herrion Memorial Award, PFWA All-Rookie Team 2017: Hazeltine Iron Man Award 2018: NFC Pro Bowl, Len Eshmont Award, ...

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