Wind­ward STAR Artists Earn Capitol At­ten­tion

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The best art from Wind­ward stu­dents is on view this month at the cham­ber level of the state Capitol.

As part of the ro­tat­ing ex­hibit in state Sen. Jill Tokuda’s Art Re­view (STAR), the March artists of­fer their cre­ations in var­i­ous medi­ums from Ka‘elepulu, Aikahi and Mokapu el­e­men­tary schools, and Olo­mana School.

“The art of our Wind­ward stu­dents serve as a pos­i­tive re­minder of why the work we do on be­half of the peo­ple of Hawaii is so im­por­tant,” stated Tokuda, D- Dis­trict 24 ( Kailu­aKa­neohe). “Our teach­ers and schools are to be com­mended for their com­mit­ment to ed­u­cat­ing the whole child and en­sur­ing arts are part of our Wind­ward cur­ricu­lum.”

Since STAR be­gan in 2007, it has dis­played the art­work of more than 1,650 stu­dents, from both public and pri­vate schools. April’s ex­hibit will fea­ture King In­ter­me­di­ate and Kailua High schools. Hours are 6 a.m.-6:30 p.m week­days, and 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Satur­days. For de­tails, call 587-7215.

Our teach­ers and schools are to be com­mended for their

…” com­mit­ment

Cas­tle High School stu­dent Ja­cob Ya­m­aguchi makes some ‘il­le­gal dance moves’ as Ren in CPAC’s mu­si­cal ‘Foot­loose,’ open­ing March 20 at Ron Bright Theatre. Photo by Aaron Ride­out.

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