Free legal help with Naturalization Application Process


The Office of Community Service would like share the following message to those clients who could use FREE legal help with completing the Naturalization Application Process to become U.S. Citizens.

This event will be held on June 11, 2011 at the FilCom Center in Waipahu.  However, PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.  

To register or to get more information, please call Terry Visperas  at phone number 586-8687.

Debby Lee
Secretary to the Executive Director
Office of Community Services
830 Punchbowl Street, Room 420
Honolulu, HI 96813
Phone: 586-8681 Fax:586-8685

Nanakuli High School Graduation 5/21/11

Congratulations to all NHS graduates!!  Pictured in the top photo is NHS graduate William Ka`eo, III.  William’s mother, Mervina Cash-Ka`eo, was Sen. Shimabukuro’s supervisor at the Legal Aid Society of HI from 1992-1997, and has been a trusted mentor ever since.



O‘ahu 2035: General Plan Focused Update

From: Helber Hastert & Fee, Planners
Date Fri, May 27, 2011 at 8:48 AM
Subject Oahu 2035: General Plan Focused Update. Your Island. Your Future.

The City and County of Honolulu Department of Planning and Permitting is kicking off its effort to update the Honolulu General Plan. A community meeting to share information about the General Plan and gather ideas and opinions about relevant topics is scheduled for:

Thursday, July 7, 2011
6:00 – 8:30 pm
Mission Memorial Auditorium
550 South King Street

Additional project information, and details about a future on-line survey and project website, will be circulated in early June.

Learn more about DPP and the General Plan from the Department’s website at:

An on-line version of the General Plan is posted:

The General Plan is intended to be a dynamic document, expressing the aspirations of the residents of Oahu. It sets forth the long-range objectives and policies for the general welfare and, together with the City Charter, provides a direction and framework to guide the programs and activities of the City and County of Honolulu.

File Name File Size
 Introduction  21 kb
 Preamble  38 kb
 1. Population  473 kb
 2. Economic Activity  500 kb
 3. Natural Environment  382 kb
 4. Housing  481 kb
 5. Transportation and Utilities  389 kb
 6. Energy  290 kb
 7. Physical Development and Urban Design  342 kb
 8. Public Safety  392 kb
 9. Health and Education  405 kb
 10. Culture and Recreation  426 kb
 11. Government Operations and Fiscal Management  377 kb

Last Updated on Nov. 8, 2010

City and County of Honolulu
Department of Planning & Permitting
650 So. King St, Honolulu, HI 96813
Fax: (808) 768-6743

Makaha Elementary May Day 2011

Kamaile Academy May Day 5/26/11

Kamaile Academy na kamali’i haumana (young students) presented ho`okupu (offerings) to the 2011 May Day Court. Click to zoom in.

Continue reading

Wai’anae HS Graduation 2011

The Donner twins were proud members of Wai`anae High’s 2011 graduating class.  L-R: Bobby, Carol, Lokilani, Kealohi, Lohelani, Jim, Penny, Makamae, and Robert

Dept. of Health to Investigate Sources of Dust in Nanakuli and Lualualei Communities

Click on the document below to see the flyer on the Dept. of Health’s investigation of the sources of dust in Nanakuli and Lualualei communities and the flyer on how to report visible dust incidents to the DOH.
Click on the map below to see the Environmental Planning Office’s “Nanakuli Dust Assessment Study.” Click here for the plan.