Waianae Tigers Pop Warner Cheerleaders’ Fundraiser

The Waianae Tigers Pop Warner Cheerleaders will be attending the championships in Florida from December 4-11 and are requesting donations to help defray the travel costs.  They are selling “World Famous” chocolate covered almonds and raisins, as well as brownies.

If you want to make a cash donation:

Check payable to : Waianae Tigers Football (memo line “2011 Cheer Division”)

Waianae Tigers Football

P.O. Box 1608

Waianae 96792

For more information, contact:

OAHU PW FEDERATION

Contact Information:

Contact: Jerry Neumann

E-Mail: hooninau@oahupopwarner.com (or)cheer@oahupopwarner.com

Website: www.oahupopwarner.com


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Legislative Update – December 2011

Happy Holidays everyone!

I am excited to start the 2012 session, and will continue to serve as Vice-Chair of the Judiciary and Labor Committee.  I am also a member of the Health, Water Land , and Agriculture Committees.  

This session I have several bills in the works, such as: 

 Tire bill: Modeled after the “Bottle Bill,” the “Tire Bill” will require a deposit at the time of purchasing a tire, which can be redeemed upon the proper disposal of the tire.  Currently people are already required to pay a deposit, but it is at the time of disposal rather than upfront, which is why illegal tire dumping has reached epidemic proportions.  Mahalo to Mark Suiso of Nani O Wai`anae for suggesting this excellent measure.

Compost Toilets:  Elimination of the current requirement to connect to a sewer line for those who live within ½ mile of sewer lines.  This will enable people to install more environmentally friendly and less costly compost toilets and septic tanks.

Sand Erosion: Several bills aimed at preserving one of HI’s finest resources – our sandy beaches.  For example, increase the set back for beachfront properties, and prohibit the construction of seawalls if they will detrimentally impact the natural erosion process.  Also, standardize all zoning laws around a beach ecosystem preservation model, and prohibit all taking of sand from public areas.

Landfills: Add a community giveback fee to fines levied against landfills and other industrial operators for violations of health and safety regulations. Establish a “community representative” position on the Dept. of Health team which performs inspections of landfills and other industrial operators.  Thanks to Kimo Kelii for suggesting these bills. 

Farmer’s Market Happenings.  I am excited to report that I will be hosting a “Christmas Cookie Decorating” booth at the Waianae Farmer’s Market on 12/17/11, 8am-11:30am, at Wai`anae High School.  Waianae High’s “Project Grad” committee will also be having a rummage sale at the Farmer’s Market that day.  Come check us out and support our local farmers!

As always, check out my blog, 21maile.com, for the latest updates, and contact me with your concerns at 586-7793.  

Christmas Parade 2011 Photos

The 2011 Christmas Parade, organized by the Waianae Coast Rotary Club on 11/26/11, was a fun time for all.  Maile (far right) is pictured with volunteer driver Clement Kamakea (in black santa hat), his `ohana, and his decorated 1927 Ford classic car.  [Photo by Cathy Outland; Click the image to enlarge].

Cathy Outland of Maili escorted Maile on her decorated Harley Davidson motorcycle dressed as an elf.  [Click the image to enlarge]

Makaha resident Alex Santiago, former Chair of the Democratic Party of HI, who served 10 years in the State House of Representatives (left), pictured with Clement Kamakea (right).  [Click the image to enlarge]

Master Sgt. Haines Rego, Waianae High School Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) leader (center), and Cal Domen (right), helped make the parade a success.  Domen has continuously recruited classic car drivers such as Ray and Clement Kamakea, George Shishido, and many others, to drive politicians and other dignitaries in Wai`anae’s Christmas, Veteran’s Day, and other parades.  [Click the image to enlarge]

Chantel Wordean (far left), Sarah Paaoao (2nd from right), and their families enjoyed the parade.  [Click the image to enlarge].

Penny Donner (center, black tank top), Ruth “Wai” Paaoao (center, beige tank top), Lohelani Donner (center, purple tank top), and their `ohana were among the many residents who came out to watch the parade.  [Click the image to enlarge].

MAHALO NUI LOA TO THE WAI`ANAE COAST ROTARY CLUB, AND ALL OTHERS WHO HAVE CONTINUED TO MAKE THE ANNUAL WAI`ANAE COAST CHRISTMAS PARADE A WONDERFUL TIME FOR OUR COMMUNITY TO CELEBRATE TOGETHER!  Click here to view more photos from the Christmas Parade, or go to this link: http://maileswaianaecoastphotos.shutterfly.com/763

96792 Pride Calendar (2012)!

The “96792 Pride Calendar” features photos of the Wai`anae Coast submitted by local residents as part of a contest sponsored by the Wai`anae Coast Rotary Club. Proceeds from the calendar will benefit the various philanthropic endeavors of the Rotary Club, such as scholarships, the annual Christmas parade, promoting local businesses, etc.

Order the 2012 calendar online now at:
http://waianaecoastrotary.org/96792.html