SA: State program for youth in Wai’anae (11/30/21)

State program seeks to support, motivate youth in Waianae
By Jayna Omaye Star-Advertiser, 30 Nov. 2021

State Sen. Maile Shimabukuro, left, kumu Isaiah Burch, 16-year-old student Remedy Kahaleua and Director of Alternative Learning Kristy Nishimura worked Monday in the loi at the Ka‘ala Cultural Learning Center in Waianae. Photo by JAMM AQUINO, JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM

For Kuali Moses-Marcellino, school was never fun until he enrolled in the Papahana ‘o Kaiona alternative learning program in Wai­anae. The 17-year-old used to miss a lot of class and had a difficult time paying attention. Now he spends most of his school hours in the community working in a loi, learning about Hawaiian moolelo (history) and participating in other hands-on activities. He is set to graduate with his high school diploma in May and hopes to travel the world to learn about different cultures.

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SA: Hawaii senators tour Papahana ʻo Kaiona (11/29/21)

Hawaii senators take tour of Papahana ʻo Kaiona Alternative Learning Program in Waianae.” Photos by Jamm Aquino, Star-Advertiser, 29 Nov. 2021.

Hawaii state senators visited students and educators at the Papahana ʻo Kaiona Alternative Learning Program in Waianae to learn more about the organization’s efforts to disrupt the pathway to prison and ensure smooth transitions into the local community for residents completing their post-secondary education. All photos in this gallery by Jamm Aquino, 29 Nov. 2021.
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HNN: Senators Tour Papahana ‘o Kaiona, Wai’anae (11/29/21)

“Senators Tour Alternative Learning Program: Papahana ‘o Kaiona, Wai’anae”
Hawaii News Now, 29 Nov. 2021

SA: State Seeking to Sell Waianae Rental Complex (11/19/21)

By Andrew Gomes, Star-Advertiser, 19 Nov. 2021

Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corp. aims to sell the 72-unit affordable rental housing complex called Kulia I Ka Nuu, also known as Kahikolu Ohana Hale O Waianae. Photo: CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
Kulia I Ka Nuu was built on state land in 2008 as Kahikolu Ohana Hale O Waianae at a cost of $16.4 million, mainly with local taxpayer funding, by the Hawaii Coalition of Christian Churches. Photo: CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

A state agency plans to sell a Waianae rental housing complex serving low-­income residents after struggling with management and financial troubles at the property.

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Karen Young in ‘Empowered’ 11/16/21

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