Waianae Farmers’ Market Re-opening

The Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center will soon be hosting the Waianae Farmers’ Market, scheduled to reopen on Saturday, May 2nd at 8:30 a.m.
The Waianae Farmers’ Market promotes local agriculture and sustainability – and buying local supports our island’s economy!

For more information click here.

Deadline extended but act fast for HAWAI`I FUTURE FORTUNE 500 LUNCHEON

The Hawai`i Association for Career and Technical Education (HACTE), in partnership with the State of Hawai`i Career and Technical Education Center, is sponsoring Hawai`i’s Future Fortune 500 Luncheon as part of the HACTE Annual Awards Luncheon for the second year and we would like to extend the invitation to you to participate.

At the luncheon, 250 high school and community college career and technical education students will have a chance to be matched with 250 business people from a variety of occupations and will have the opportunity to sit and chat over lunch and talk about the challenges and rewards of the job.

They are seeking 250 high school and community college CTE students to join business representatives from your field of interest. The information and experience gained from this event is sure to be valuable as you embark on your career!

To view more information click here and to view and print the application click here.

Donations Plea for May 2nd Event at Pai’olu Kaiaulu

The Hawaii United Okinawa Association (HUOA) is sponsoring a community service event on May 2 at the Paiolu Kaiaulu emergency shelter. The theme is to have a typical Okinawan heritage club picnic at the shelter. This will include games for the kids, Okinawan food, and donations for the families.

HUOA is asking for donations of personal items such as shampoo, conditioner, soap, towels, toiletries, tissue, disposable razors, shaving cream, toothbrushes, powdered laundry detergent, clean clothing for infants and children. Please note that due to the facility (no kitchen) and living quarters, food donations are not requested.

Donations may be left at the Waianae Legal Aid Office, located in room 8 of the Satellite City Hall (85-670 Farrington Hwy.), during business hours. Donations may also be left at the Honolulu Legal Aid Office, 924 Bethel St., during business hours.

For more information please contact Russ Awakuni through email at ruawaku@LASHAW.ORG.

[Note from Maile: Russ Awakuni is involved with HUOA and is the new managing attorney for the Waianae Legal Aid Office. He is covering for the previous managing attorney while she is on sabatical.]