Photos of Preschool Rally at the Capitol – E Kokua i na Keiki – March 12, 2015

On March 12, 2015, Family Child Interactive Learning (FCIL) programs, including Keiki Steps, Tūtū and Me, ALU LIKE, Inc., Keiki O Ka Āina, INPEACE, Ka Pa`alana, Partners in Development, and Pūnana Leo visited the capitol to emphasize the importance of early childhood education and parent participation programs.

Stacy Garcia, Jr. of Senator Shimabukuro’s staff took photos at the event, which can be seen at this link: https://maileswaianaecoastphotos.shutterfly.com/3047

Senator Shimabukuro poses with students from Pūnana Leo o Wai'anae, holding her nephew, Ke'ohi Miles.   Click image to enlarge

Senator Shimabukuro poses with students from Pūnana Leo o Wai’anae, holding her nephew, Ke’ohi Miles.
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Pūnana Leo o Wai'anae students presented Senator Shimabukuro with makana (gifts). Click image to enlarge

Pūnana Leo o Wai’anae students presented Senator Shimabukuro with makana (gifts).
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Additional photos can be viewed on Instagram at the following hashtags:
‪#‎INPEACE‬ ‪#‎PIDF‬ ‪#‎KOKO‬ ‪#‎AluLike‬ ‪#‎PunanaLeo‬ ‪#‎KeikiSteps‬ ‪#‎TutuAndMe‬ ‪#‎ECE‬ ‪#‎RallyForKeiki2015‬

Relay For Life of Leeward Oahu: May 8, 2015

The American Cancer Society will be holding a Relay For Life in Leeward O’ahu.

Relay For Life of Leeward O’ahurfl-logo
Friday, May 8, 2015
7 PM to 7 AM

Kapolei High School
91-5007 Kapolei Parkway, Kapolei, HI

From the American Cancer Society Website

What Is Relay?

•Organized, overnight community fundraising walk
•Teams of people camp out around a track
•Members of each team take turns walking around the track
•Food, games and activities provide entertainment and build camaraderie
•Family-friendly environment for the entire community

Because it’s a team event, individual participants are not required to be there the entire time. But it’s so much fun, you’ll find it hard to leave!

Sandie Morimoto-Ching, a member of a team representing the Wai’anae Coast, forwarded information on her team and how to participate.

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Waianae Coast Resident Testifies in Support of Unionization for Graduate Students

On 3/17/15, Jonathan Dial testified in support of a measure allowing graduate students employed by the University of Hawaii to unionize.  He was accompanied by his significant other, Adele Champlin, who is a teacher at Waianae Intermediate School.  The couple resides in Makaha.  L-R: Jonathan Dial, Sen. Shimabukuro, and Adele Champlin.   Click image to enlarge

On 3/17/15, Jonathan Dial testified in support of a measure allowing graduate students employed by the University of Hawaii to unionize. He was accompanied by his significant other, Adele Champlin, who is a teacher at Waianae Intermediate School. The couple resides in Makaha. L-R: Jonathan Dial, Sen. Shimabukuro, and Adele Champlin.
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WOW Yard Sale: March 21-22, 2015

Women of Wai’anae (WOW) is a tax exempt, nonprofit organization that provides scholarships, student financial aid services, and awards to non-traditional students residing on the Wai’anae Coast.

WOW Yard Sale
Saturday – Sunday, March 21-22, 2015
8:00 a.m. to 4 p.m.*
86-024 Glenmonger Street  (Corner of Glenmonger/Poka’i Bay Street)
*depending on customers may close earlier or later than stated above.

Proceeds from the yard sale fund WOW’s scholarships for non-traditional students on Wai’anae Coast