West Oahu News­mak­ers

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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

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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.

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