Waimanalo Gulch Landfill Update: City Seeks to Extend Use Past 7/31/12 Deadline

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Makaha Bridges Public Hearing 9/6, 10:30am at Wai`anae Library

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Foreclosure & Fraud Prevention Workshop in Kapolei on Sat. 8/20 Hosted by Congresswoman Hirono

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“Dust on the Leeward Coast” Meeting on 8/29 at Ka Waihona

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KITV4 – Sand Restoration Project to Begin in Makaha on Monday 8/22

Source: KITV August 16, 2011

HONOLULU — Winter storms bring big surf to Makaha beach, but the waves also cause big problems on shore as tons of sand are washed away.

A new project is set to begin on August 22 that will make the beach a safer and more beautiful place to be this winter.

Makaha beach is known for its surf break and beautiful wide stretch of sand.

Hawaii Senator Maile Shimabukuro: “This is the crown jewel of Makaha.”

“This is the crown jewel of Makaha,” said Hawaii Senator Maile Shimabukuro.

Every winter this crown jewel is tarnished as big waves wash away vast stretches of the beach.

Dean Marzol, Makaha resident: “In the winter … all the sand … moves to the east end.”

“In the winter, we have big northwest swells and all the sand at the west end of the beach moves to the east end of the beach — that is just from the wave movement,” said Makaha resident Dean Marzol. Click here to read the full article.

Wai`anae Farmer’s Market This Saturday!


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The Wai`anae Farmer’s Market (WFM) is every Saturday at Wai`anae High School (WHS) from 8-11:30am. Don’t miss it! Click on the link below to view a photo album of the WFM’s Grand Re-Opening at WHS in May 2010:
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For more information, call 697-3516 or email: waianaefarmersmarket@wcchc.com

Free Showing of ‘An Inconvenient Truth’ – Aug 23, 6pm

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Sen. Shimabukuro and The Hawaii Institute for Human Rights will provide the community with an update on climate change. The Institute will also offer a free showing of the Nobel Peace Prize-winning documentary, An Inconvenient Truth, as well as a few children’s short films about global warming.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 23, 2011

6:00PM TO 9:00PM

KA WAIHONA O KA NA`AUAO CAFETERIA

(89-195 Farrington Hwy.; the old Nanaikapono school)

Dinner will be served on a first-come, first-served basis.

Potluck dishes welcome