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Matson Foundation Makes Lead Donation for Special Olympics Hawai‘i Sports and Wellness Center

Matson Foundation Makes Lead Donation for Special Olympics Hawai‘i Sports and Wellness Center

Matson Foundation Makes Lead Donation for Special Olympics Hawai‘i Sports and Wellness Center in West O‘ahu

The first-of-its-kind sports complex will provide access to sports training and competition opportunities for local athletes with intellectual disabilities

HONOLULU – The Matson Foundation is helping Special Olympics Hawai‘i build upon its dreams to establish the state’s first sports and wellness center for local athletes with intellectual disabilities. The foundation recently announced a lead $25,000 donation to help fund the creation of the Special Olympics Hawai‘i Sports and Wellness Center  in Kapolei -- a world-class center which is being designed specifically to unite athletes of all ability levels and serve thousands of athletes and their families across the state.

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Waikele Premium Outlets to Kick Off Holiday Shopping Season With The After-Thanksgiving Sale

Waikele Premium Outlets to Kick Off Holiday Shopping Season With The After-Thanksgiving Sale

WHAT:

Waikele Premium Outlets® is preparing to welcome thousands of shoppers to its biggest event of the year: The After-Thanksgiving Weekend Sale featuring Midnight Madness.

Shoppers from around the world as well as area residents will be bringing their family and friends to these popular shopping destinations in search of designer and name brands offers some of the best deals of the year.

Pearlridge Center Celebrates the Holiday Season from Thanksgiving Day Through New Year’s

Pearlridge Center Celebrates the Holiday Season from Thanksgiving Day Through New Year’s

Aiea, HI (Nov. 13, 2012) – Pearlridge Center’s elves have decked the halls, hung the stockings and everything’s merry and bright. The Pearlridge Express is leaving the roundhouse, and our new professional valets are ready to greet you. All we’re waiting for are your wish lists!

Thanksgiving Toys “R” Us Pre-Opening Celebration (Nov. 22) – Pearlridge Center kicks off the holiday shopping season with a Thanksgiving night celebration outside of Toys “R” Us on Thursday, Nov. 22 starting at 7 p.m. After the turkey’s been eaten and the dinner dishes cleared, join us for family-friendly activities, including prizes, games and music.  Although we will celebrate outside of Toys “R” Us that evening, Pearlridge Center will be officially closed on Thanksgiving to allow our employees to spend this important holiday with their loved ones.

Geobunga hosts free "Home for the Holidays" workshop on December 1

Geobunga hosts free "Home for the Holidays" workshop on December 1

WHAT:                   

With the holidays just around the corner, Geobunga offers a free seminar on Saturday, December 1 that provides homeowners and condo dwellers with both inspiration and easy tricks to liven up any home, on any budget. Led by Keola Kalama, merchandiser and customer service representative at Geobunga, this informative seminar is just in time for the winter holidays.

 

WHEN/WHERE:                  

Saturday, December 1

·       9 a.m. at Geobunga Flagship at 4299 Lawehana Street, Salt Lake (across from Target) and

·       2 p.m.

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Pearl City Library Will Offer Free Adult Events in November and December

Pearl City Library Will Offer Free Adult Events in November and December

Pearl City Public Library will offer two free programs in November and December 2012 in the Adult Reading Section:

•             November 29 (Thursday), 9:30 a.m. – “Living Well with Diabetes – Healthy Eating.” Julia Zee, Educator of the University of Hawaii at Manoa’s Cooperative Extension Service, will discuss the challenges of living with diabetes.  Zee will explain how changing your diet and eating whole, nutritious food can help to regulate blood sugar levels and lower blood cholesterol.  This one-hour program is for adults and seniors ages 55 and older. 

Suspect arrested in connection with Waipahu, Pearl City robberies

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow)- Honolulu police have arrested a man in connection with three Oahu robberies.  

Police say on November 3 at 10:15 p.m., Kenneth Makanani was located and arrested for three counts of first-degree robbery.

Police say Makanani was identified after his fingerprints were found after a robbery at the Waipahu Tesoro Gas Station.

He was also positively identified in the Road Runner Liquor, and the Pearl City Market robbery.

Makanani is scheduled to appear in court on Nov. 20.

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Learn "The Art of Furoshiki" for the Holiday Season at Three Oahu Libraries

Learn "The Art of Furoshiki" for the Holiday Season at Three Oahu Libraries

“The Art of Furoshiki,” a free eco-friendly craft program for adults, will be presented at three Oahu public libraries in November and December 2012.      

Learn the art of Furoshiki (Japanese-style reusable gift wrapping) from local eco-crafter Evelyn Nakamura and go green this holiday season.  Class size is limited to 20 adults and registration is required.  All craft supplies will be provided for this one-hour program.

“The Art of Furoshiki” will be offered at these public libraries:

  • November 17 (Saturday), 10:30 a.m. at Kapolei Public Library (1020 Manawai Street; ph. 693-7070); sponsored by the Friends of the Library Kapolei
     
  • November 25 (Sunday), 2 p.m. at Pearl City Public Library (1138 Waimano Home Road; ph. 453-6566); sponsored by the Friends of Pearl City Public Library
     
  • December 8 (Saturday), 2 p.m. at Mililani Public Library (95-450 Makaimoimo Street; ph.