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MidWeek Islander (Windward Oahu) - - Windward Oahu Islander - Carol Chang

ow in its fundrais­ing and de­vel­op­ment stage, the film project I Am Haloa will fea­ture Ka­neohe kalo ac­tivist Daniel An­thony lead­ing three Kame­hameha se­niors on a jour­ney to ex­plore their an­ces­tral link to the first Hawai­ian, Haloa, (and they’ll eat plenty of kalo along the way). Kick­starter dead­line is Feb. 14 to raise $77,000 for the fea­ture-length doc­u­men­tary. For de­tails, visit iamhaloa.org … Tips from Kailua’s Han­nah Mar­quez for Valen­tine’s Day cou­ples: “Or­der take­out. We let go of our ex­pec­ta­tions for a ro­man­tic restau­rant scene and in­stead or­dered take­out. On the sandy shores of Haleiwa, our din­ner was ac­com­pa­nied by sun­set and soft can­dle­light. It was the most ro­man­tic night we’d ever ex­pe­ri­enced” … Adam Caz­imero (Kahuku 2003) has grad­u­ated from Air Na­tional Guard ba­sic train­ing at Lack­land AFB, Texas … “He will be for­ever missed and re­mem­bered as a hero in our hearts and minds,” says Kala­heo foot­ball coach Dar­rell Poole about Hawaii Army Na­tional Guard Sgt. Drew Sco­bie. A for­mer Mus­tang, Kailua res­i­dent, hus­band and fa­ther, Drew died Jan. 10 when his sur­veil­lance plane crashed in Afghanistan … Di­rected by Hiro­taka Arai, Hakuoh Univer­sity’s hand­bell choir can ring seven oc­taves and is in de­mand all over the world. The choir plays Feb. 18 at Pa­liku (see cal­en­dar) … Le Jardin eighth-grader Justin Shu­man pre­vailed over a field of 21 play­ers to win the Pearl Har­bor Jr. Open ten­nis tour­ney last month (boys 14 sin­gles) and claim a tro­phy … Kailua High’s ath­letic depart­ment needs a 20-cup rice cooker, a large elec­tric roaster and a large crock pot. To help them out, call Kathie Wells of Com­mu­nity Help­ing Schools at 2252621 … Kailua res­i­dent Burl Burlingame, now cu­ra­tor for Pa­cific Avi­a­tion Mu­seum, will dis­cuss “The Hawai­ian Air Force: De­fend­ing the Wild Blue Yon­der” at noon Thurs­day in the old Archives Build­ing by Iolani Palace as part of the “Ex­perts at the Palace” lec­ture se­ries (5220822) … Cheyne Hansen (Kala­heo 2004) has grad­u­ated with dis­tinc­tion from Air Force ba­sic train­ing at Lack­land AFB, Texas … Honolulu’s Amer­i­can In­sti­tute of Ar­chi­tects in­stalled Kailua re­tired ar­chi­tect Ge­of­frey Pater­son onto its 2014 board

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Justin Shu­man

Adam Caz­imero

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