City Responds to Hakimo Road Flood Victims

From: Sophie Flores [Paakea Road resident]
To: ‘Maile Shimabukuro’ <maileshimabukuro@yahoo.com>
Subject: 87-799 and 87-828 Hakimo Road culvert
Sent: Sat, Dec 24, 2011 4:05:11 AM

fyi,

The C&C Maintenance crew did a superb job on the bridge on Hakimo. We’re almost ready for the RAIN….

Below are photos courtesy of Tom Lenchanko of the City’s Department of Facilities Maintenance.

Photos and caption by Tom Lenchanko of the City’s Department of Facilities Maintenance: “Photos makai and mauka of the culvert…”

Maile’s Christmas Cookie Decorating at Farmer’s Market a Fun Time for All

Senator Maile Shimabukuro’s Christmas Cookie Decorating activity at the December 17 Wai`anae Farmers’ Market was a fun event for keiki and grown-ups alike. Click here for a related article.

Photos courtesy of Cathy Outland. Click on images to enlarge.

Volunteers worked hard to make the cookie decorating a success.  Back row, L-R: Lika Jordan and Cathy Outland.  Front row, L-R: Kaleookalani Kamai, Laurie Lawrence, Maile holding her son Keani, and Meleana Kamai.  Not pictured: Kapua Keliikoa-Kamai and Puna Ka`aiali`i-Ramos.  Cathy Outland baked all the cookies and brought the decorating supplies — big mahalo to her!

Click here to see more photos by Cathy Outland.

Job Openings: Fair Housing Testing Coordinator; Biological field tech & Asst Dir of Conservation

Fair Housing Testing Coordinator
Date: Thursday, December 22, 2011The Legal Aid Society of Hawaii seeks a tester coordinator for its Fair Housing Enforcement Program. State and federal fair housing laws prohibit housing discrimination based on race, sex, religion, color, marital status, familial status, ancestry, disability, HIV, sexual orientation or gender identity, and age. Under the supervision of the Fair Housing Staff Attorney, the tester coordinator will recruit and train volunteer testers as well as coordinate housing tests to monitor fair housing compliance in the community. He/she will also be responsible for organizing fair housing educational sessions and distributing outreach materials.Minimum Requirements
a. Familiarity and knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and the ability to type, use digital camera and various measuring tools .
b. Good public speaking skills and the ability to work with a wide range of people and groups.
c. Ready access to an automobile or other means of private transportation.
d. Knowledge of Fair Housing rules, regulations and laws is helpful but not required. Legal Aid is willing to train.We are looking for someone who can work independently, is detail-oriented and demonstrates initiative. College degree or some college classes preferred. Knowledge of statistics and experimental design is a plus.
For more information, contact Patty Eads at paeads@LASHAW.ORG
National tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG) on Kaua’i Hiring
Biological field tech & Assistant Director of Conservation – see attached notices.  Both jobs are for the National tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG) on Kaua’i
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Job Announcements

JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS (12-16-11)
Compiled by: Kevin Chang, Land Manager at the Office of Hawaiian Affairs

Please send Kevin Chang a message at his NEW e-mail address if you would like to receive “Jobs” email announcements in the future: kevin@hcsnetwork.org

Some of these job deadlines are NOW so please read  carefully and  if you are interested respond accordingly.

This e-mail list was created to assist in making connections and getting job announcements to Native Hawaiian and island people interested in doing work to aloha ÿäina and/or serve the Hawaiian community in other ways. Please pass this on and spread it widely.

If you know of jobs or other career oriented opportunities please pass them my way. I can disseminate the info. Job or opportunity information must be easy for me to cut & paste, attach to or easily summarize in an e-mail like this.  If you know of others who would like to be on this list please feel free to let me know and I will add them.

OHA is hiring for the following positions, details attached:

LAND SPECIALIST
CHIEF ADVOCATE
LAND MANAGEMENT COORDINATOR
COMPLIANCE ARCHAEOLOGIST SPECIALIST III
COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST III
COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER (Emergency Hire)

OTHER JOBS:

Lots of potential State jobs here some are definitely conservation oriented:

http://agency.governmentjobs.com/hawaii/default.cfm

Also, check out Kamehameha Schools site: http://ks.isg2.com/menu.asp?DivisionID=137

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Leeward Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 849 Waianae

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For more information, contact Commander Rocky Naeole at Leeward VFW Post 849, PO Box 977, Waianae, HI  96792

Celebrate Wai`anae Library’s 45th Birthday on Dec. 20 at 2pm

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Dec. 17 at Farmer’s Market: Christmas Cookie Decorating, Rummage Sale, & More


Christmas Cookie Decorating, Project Graduation Rummage Sale, and More
December 17
Farmer’s Market at Wai`anae High

Sen. Shimabukuro will host a free Christmas Cookie decorating booth on Dec 17, 8am-11:30am. Please come for some excellent Christmas fun and shopping, and support our local farmers!