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MidWeek Islander (East Oahu) - - EAST OAHU ISLANDER / FEBRUARY 3, 2010 / - Carol Chang

Ka­hala den­tist

Ran­dal Mo­tooka

will join his col­league-Wil­fred Miyasaki and staff for a “Den­tists with a Heart” ser­vice Feb. 13 at the Down­town Den­tal Group clinic on Bethel Street (533-0000). They will per­form free clean­ing, X-rays, fill­ings, ex­trac­tions, di­ag­noses and con­sul­ta­tions on a first-come, first­served ba­sis to pa­tients age 12 and older that day. “Den­tists are ded­i­cated, com­pas­sion­ate, car­ing pro­fes­sion­als who work hard to proved an ex­cel­lent ser­vice for their pa­tients,” says Miyasaki. “It would be great for our pro­fes­sion and for needy peo­ple na­tion­wide if this event caught on” … Bryan Avery of Hawaii Kai is pro­mot­ing some­thing en­tirely dif­fer­ent. It’s Gifts for Life, which of­fers free cre­ma­tions to those who do­nate their bodies to med­i­cal re­search (395-1601) … East Oahu state Rep. Bar­bara

Maru­moto has been elected trea­surer of the Na­tional Women’s Leg­isla­tive Or­ga­ni­za­tion, Women in Gov­ern­ment, fol­low­ing its meet­ing in La­guna Niguel, Calif., last month … Where do pro golfer Tom

Lehman and a dozen of his pals and rel­a­tives go af­ter a long day at the Sony Open? Jose’s Mex­i­can Cafe & Cantina in Kaimuki, of course. There was a sight­ing Jan. 16 … Cham­i­nade Uni­ver­sity in­ducts Dr. Larry

Price into its Sil­ver­sword Hall of Fame Feb. 6, rec­og­niz­ing the Mid­Week colum­nist’s strong sup­port of the col­lege and long­time (nearly three decades!) teach­ing ca­reer there. Pro­fes­sor Larry al­ready has a schol­ar­ship and class­room named for him … The Hawaii Kai Lions Club is tak­ing care of the mice at Hawaii Kai Li­brary — the com­puter kind, that is. Pres­i­dent Scott Sakata and mem­ber Richard

Okamoto pre­sented 10 new mousepads to the li­brary Dec. 10, im­printed with a lit­tle plug for the club. Go try ’em out … Maria Low­der of Ka­hala is now the tax part­ner at one of Hawaii’s largest CPA firms, Kobayashi Kane­toku Doi Lum & Ya­suda … Kaimuki High grad­u­ate

Angie Yiyin Zhang was crowned Nar­cis­sus Queen last month, and

Me­gan Wai Lynn Chun of Aina Haina (a Kalani hon­ors grad­u­ate) was named sec­ond princess. There’s a good­will trip to China in the fu­ture of both of th­ese young ladies … Kaiser High fresh­man

Mayumi Fer­nan­dez won the Hawaii Youth Sym­phony es­say con­test — again. This is no sur­prise, since Mayumi in­volves her­self in all things mu­si­cal with the HYS, as well as stage mu­si­cals, hula, and singing the Na­tional An­them and Hawaii Pono‘i at UH games at Stan Sher­iff Cen­ter

car­olc@hawaii.rr.com

Ran­dall Mo­tooka

Larry Price

Maria Low­der

Angie Yiyin Zhang

Me­gan W.L. Chun

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