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Waianae High School Counselor named 2018 Hawaii School Counselor of the Year  KHON2

Waianae High School Counselor Desiré DeSoto was named the 2018 Hawaii School Counselor of the Year and was selected as one of six finalists nationwide ...



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.



Thirteen years of perfection  KHON2

HONOLULU (KHON2) - A Waianae High School senior will graduate on Friday with a perfect attendance record. And it's not just through high school, but all the ...



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 ...



Police look into threat made at Waianae High  Hawaii News Now

WAIANAE, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Waianae High School officials sent a letter to parents after receiving information concerning a threat to the school ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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.



Home Sweet Home: Waianae High School  KHON2

This week, Chelsea Hardin goes to Waianae High School to check in on a field with a view regarded as one of the best in all of high school football.



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.



Waianae High School to celebrate another graduation with record number of valedictorians  KHON2

According to the school, it will honor 20 valedictorians at Friday's commencement, surpassing last year's total of 19.



Column: What makes a community valuable? The people who live there  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

“Community, family, and values.” This was my 13-year-old nephew's response to his mom when asked why he wanted to attend Waianae High School rather ...



West Oahu Magazine – 2019 [Sponsored]  Hawaii Business Magazine

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



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.



Kapaa's Miner-Ho, Marshall reach podium  Thegardenisland.com

Kapaa High School's Shanayah Marshall pins Destiny Tuisano of Waianae High School in a consolation match at the Hawaii Wrestling Officials Association ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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.



High school students on Leeward Coast committed to reducing teacher shortage after college  KITV Honolulu

Juniors and seniors from Kapolei, Campbell, & Waianae High School enrolled in University of Hawaii- West Oahu's Teaching and Learning Academy celebrated ...



Waianae and other high schools honor dozens of valedictorians  KHON2

There are 19 valedictorians graduating from Waianae, the most the school has ever had.



Pop Quiz: Waianae High School  KHON2

Former University of Hawaii lineman R.J. Hollis asks the scholars at Waianae some tough questions in this week's pop quiz.



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 ...



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.



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.



Kauai seeded No. 2, Kapaa unseeded in D2 girls soccer state tourney  Thegardenisland.com

Kapaa's Jaylana Ladera pressures Kauai's Kehela Ventura who pounces the ball on the wing in the first half of a KIF varsity girls soccer match at Vidinha ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Runners circumnavigate O'ahu to raise scholarships for Waianae students  Hawaii News Now

On May 20, 100 runners will embark on the annual Hoku Relay - a 134 mile team relay run around the island of O`ahu. Ten teams of ten runners will alternate ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



"Music for Life" instrument drive with Waianae High School  KHON2

Music For Life Foundation will be coordinating a musical instrument donation drive at Ala Moana Center.



State to remove crosswalk where pedestrians were hit  KHON2

HONOLULU (KHON2) - The pedestrian hit and killed by two cars in Ma'ili Friday night was in a marked crosswalk, one that was slated to be removed by the state ...



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.



Kapaa beats Seabury in opening round  Thegardenisland.com

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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



Leeward Oahu contraflow sticking around longer than expected  Hawaii News Now

WAIANAE, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Delays in the Farrington Highway widening project mean an afternoon contraflow lane that's snarled traffic for east-bound ...



Waianae's Asa Stevens has 2020 vision  KHON2

From Ben Villaflor to Jesus Saldud to Brian Viloria, there's a proud world championship boxing history in the Aloha State.



Bomb threat found aboard plane with Waianae High School group aboard  Hawaii News Now

A teacher and three students from Waianae High School had some tense moments when a written bomb threat was found aboard the flight they were taking to ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



New houses for the homeless delivered to site in Waianae  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Crews on Tuesday began installing three modular housing units in Waianae for working homeless individuals and homeless families with children.



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 ...



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 ...



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."



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 ...



2IBCT Gimlets help bring holiday cheer to Waianae  Hawaii Army Weekly

Story and photos by. Staff Sgt. David N. Beckstrom 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team 25th Infantry Division Public Affairs. WAIANAE — Soldiers with 1st ...



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 ...



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.



Waianae's Nu'uanu-Kuhi'iki putting it on the line for the 'Bows  KHON2

HONOLULU (KHON2) - In 2018 the University of Hawai'i football team will replace six offensive lineman from their 2017 roster, including 4 starters who complied ...



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 ...



Parade to honor Waianae natives Holloway, Medeiros following UFC victories  KHON2

On Saturday, the City and County of Honolulu is partnering with Waianae Coast Community Foundation and Waianae Coast residents to recognize UFC fighters ...



Kishimoto marks first official day as superintendent  KHON2

The state recently updated its report on how many kids miss school, and school officials say those numbers are concerning.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Massive fight among students in Kapolei ends with arrests  KHON2

Hundreds gathered at the neighborhood recreation center at around 12:15 p.m..



Gov. Ige Makes 3 Appointments to Board of Education  Big Island Now

Gov. David Ige has appointed former teacher and principal Catherine Payne and University of Hawai'i administrator Dwight Takeno to the Board of Education.



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.



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.



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, ...



City projects mark 1 year of housing homeless families  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

While state sheriff's deputies swept more than 300 chronically homeless people from state land in Kakaako and below the H-1 freeway viaduct this month, the ...



No new friends: Holloway's management was there from the UFC beginning  KHON2

HONOLULU (KHON2) - UFC featherweight champion Max "Blessed" Holloway has expanded his personal brand to include sponsorships from Budweiser, ...



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 ...



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.



Suspects sought in Makaha armed robbery  KHON2

On Saturday, July 1, at approximately 1:23 p.m., police say three suspects robbed Makaha Ohana Market.



Hospitality Industry Awards $52000 in Scholarships to Public School Seniors  Maui Now

Emily N. Mitra of Maui High School earned an additional $2500 scholarship from the Hawai'i Lodging & Tourism Association for being the top student from Maui.



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 ...



EXCLUSIVE: Principal's cover-up of alleged sex assault scandal expands  Hawaii News Now

A special investigator's report on the sex assaults at the Hawaii School for the Deaf and Blind provides chilling accounts of the way children were being treated ...



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 ...



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

Soldiers assigned to the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division march as a platoon element during the 34th Annual Waianae Veterans Day Parade at ...



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 ...



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 ...



Local boys Mauga, Tupuola-Fetui, Tufaga headline Pac-12 crop  KHON2

Cover2 Manti Te'o defensive player of the year award winner Kana'i Mauga of Waianae high school headlined a crop of five local boys to sign national letters of ...



Obituaries | 12-18-14  West Hawaii Today

Editor's note: Obituaries are published free of charge as a public *service*. The *content* is subject to editing to ensure parity treatment and style continuity.



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.



Mental health cuts linked to violence  Hawaii News Now

Last week's police shooting of a teen at Roosevelt High School has placed a spotlight on cuts to mental illness programs for children. The boy -- who pulled a ...



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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