West Oahu Newsmakers
After 34 years teaching at UH West Oahu, professor Dan Boylan has announced he will retire this month. Boylan, who is one of the college’s founding faculty members (and a regular
columnist), said he is “ready to start a new and exciting chapter” of his life. “Happy Retirement” are LynnHodgson, professor of natural sciences, 18 years at UHWO; Linda Nishigaya, professor of sociology, 34 years at UHWO; and Ernie Oshiro, professor of economics, 30 years at UHWO.
Aiea photographer Jimson Car r has been selected to present his work in one of 10 new artist studio lofts at First Friday: A “One Night Stand” from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. May 7 in the Mendonco Building courtyard, 1126 Smith St. in Chinatown.
Carr has traveled throughout the Hawaiian Islands and South Pacific, capturing the islands’ unique flora, fauna and landscapes along his journey. He exhibits these images in a variety of cards, gifts and limited edition wall art, including work from his
series. His images also are available at Kuloko Fine Arts of Hawaii or on the Internet at www.badcatphotography.com.
Several budding journalists have been dubbed Most Valuable Staffers at the 41st annual Hawaii State High School Journalism Awards last week. Recognized for contributions to their school newspapers were Ivony Cablay, staff writer, Waipahu High; Lord Ryan Lizardo, editorin-chief, Campbell High; Grace Morita, editor-inchief, Pearl City High; and LindseyNkaujntsuab, editor-in-chief, Moanalua High.
Also honored was Campbell High School, which placed second in the overall Top High School Newspaper in the state category. Campbell also took Best in State for layout design.
West Oahu schools taking first in the public school district-level were Waipahu ( Illustration), Campbell (Layout and Design) and Pearl City (Photography).
The awards luncheon was held April 28 at the Pagoda Hotel. The contest is sponsored by Hawaii Publishers Association in partnership with the
Joslyn Eugenio of Kapolei was named to the fall semester Dean’s List at Saint Martin’s University in Lacey, Wash. To earn the academic honor, the freshman, who is a business administration major, had to earn a 3.5 or higher grade-point average, carry a minimum 12-hour course load and complete all coursework for the semester.
Justin Cossey, Micael Moefu and JustinNaeole of Kapolei were all named to the fall semester Dean’s List at the University of Montana Western. To achieve the honor, stu- dents must be enrolled full-time (at least 12 semes- ter credits) and carry a minimum 3.3 gpa.