Mililani teen com­peti­tors all tested and ready for job mar­ket

MidWeek Islander (Central Oahu) - - Front Page - Carol Chang

M ililani High stu­dents Bryson

Yogi and Kara Nyuha have earned cer­tifi­cates for out­stand­ing work in Job In­ter­view (Bryson) and Bul­letin Board (Kara) at the Skill­sUSA Na­tional Lead­er­ship and Skills Con­fer­ence in Kansas City. Skills USA as­sesses hand­son em­ploy­a­bil­ity and aca­demic skills in our fu­ture work force … “Have it your way” means more than just free­dom to choose ham­burger trim­mings. Burger King’s Have It Your Way Foun­da­tion gave $1,000 schol­ar­ships to 32 lo­cal 2010 high school grad­u­ates, in­clud­ing Qiana Quinn and John Ra­ca­chot of Leile­hua High … The Wolfhound kids are in town again. Four or­phans from Holy Fam­ily Home in Ja­pan, spon­sored by Schofield’s his­toric Wolfhounds unit, ar­rived in Hawaii July 27 for some vis­it­ing and fun, with­out know­ing a word of English … Casey Del Rosario (Leile­hua 2008) has grad­u­ated from Army Na­tional Guard fire sup­port train­ing at Fort Sill, Okla., where he learned to set up com­mu­ni­ca­tions equip­ment for in­tel­li­gence op­er­a­tions … Kasey Dukes of Leile­hua and Kai­ley Davis of Mililani High each have won $1,000 schol­ar­ships from Hawaii Self Stor­age, which gives grants yearly to wor­thy high school se­niors in com­mu­ni­ties served by the com­pany … Jayson

Fu­ji­moto has moved up to dis­tri­bu­tion man­ager for Meadow Gold Dairies where he’s worked since 1987. Does that mean he’s a milk­man? Sort of. The Mililani res­i­dent is in charge of as­sur­ing a cost-ef­fec­tive dis­tri­bu­tion sys­tem for a cen­tury-old lo­cal firm whose web­site is the name of a cow … UH Art Gallery can thank Mililani res­i­dent Kelli Ann Harada yet again for her fine work on the de­sign of its spe­cial­ized cat­a­logue, Writ­ing with Thread: Tra­di­tional Tex­tiles of South­west Chi­nese Mi­nori­ties — all 430 pages of it! It won Hon­or­able Men­tion in the na­tional Amer­i­can As­so­ci­a­tion of Mu­se­ums

com­pe­ti­tion … Wil­liam Duck (Mililani 2006) earned his Air Force ROTC com­mis­sion at UH Manoa and joined pi­lot train­ing at Hickam … Wahi­awa res­i­dent Dar­win

Phillips (three­p­hillips­boys@hot­ has be­come an in­de­pen­dent con­sul­tant sell­ing easy-to-pre­pare foods for Taste­fully Sim­ple Inc. … What do state li­brary pa­trons think are hot for July (via a sur­vey of bor­row

ers)? Stieg Lars­son’s book The Girl with the Dragon Tat­too, the Alice in Won­der­land DVD and Tay­lor Swift’s Fear­less CD car­

Jayson Fu­ji­moto

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