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Windward Mall Shows Off its Style with Back-to-School Events

Windward Mall Shows Off its Style with Back-to-School Events

Get styled out for back-to-school with Windward Mall this August! On Saturday, August 16, Windward Mall will host its annual Teen Vogue Back to School Saturday and Miss Hawai‘i Day, featuring Miss Hawai‘i contestants starting at 1 p.m. with a live concert at 3 p.m. Great deals will also be available throughout the day – starting at 11 a.m. the first 200 shoppers to spend $75 or more will receive a FREE $10 Windward Mall Retailer Gift Card.

Elvis Remembrance Day Saturday, August 16: 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

On the 37th anniversary of Elvis Presley’s passing, Rock-A-Hula! will honor the King with a special show. Guests may choose from a Legendary Cocktail Show package, or upgrade to one of several dining options. Then meet Elvis, Lady Gaga and Michael Jackson tribute artists at a fun meet-and-greet following the show.

Prices vary, Kama'aina and keiki rates available.

Mini-golf charity takes up cause for grief-stricken children in Hawai'i

More than 250 grief-stricken children across Hawai'i are expected to benefit from a charity miniature golf tournament that is being organized by the Hawaii chapter of a trade group for insurance professionals and financial advisers.

Called "Fore the Keiki Mini Golf Day," the inaugural charity event's goal is to raise $25,000 for Kids Hurt Too Hawai'i, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide grieving children with a safe space to express feelings about their loss of a parent to divorce, adoption, incarceration or death.

The Hawaii chapter of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors has scheduled the event for 2 pm, Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014 at the Bayview Mini Putt Course in Kaneohe. The fund-raising event coincides with national Life Insurance Awareness Month, which is designed to draw public attention to the need for life insurance.

Law Enforcement Rise to the Challenge for Special Olympics Hawai‘i’s Cop on Top Event

Law Enforcement Rise to the Challenge for Special Olympics Hawai‘i’s Cop on Top Event

The 13th annual event will take to new heights at Walmart stores statewide, August 28-30, 2014

Malama Learning Center to host Lauhala Weaving for Beginners workshop

Malama Learning Center to host Lauhala Weaving for Beginners workshop

Mālama Learning Center will host their August Without Walls Workshop of Lauhala weaving for beginners on Saturday, August 30.

The event will be held at the Kapolei High School Portable 1 from 9 a.m. to noon.

The cost is $15 per person or $40 for families of up to 3 people. 

In the hands-on workshop, educator and practitioner Jewelynn Kirkland will be instructing participants about the hala tree's significance in the Hwaiian culture, how to identify hala leaves that are suitable for weaving and the procedure for preparing leaves that will be woven.

The hala tree can be found across the islands and is revered for its many uses both in the past and present. The most common practice for this tree today is the use of the leaves to weave hats, bracelets and mats. 

Workshop participants will be guided through the process of constructing a multiple-use lauhala basket and rose. 

Ka 'Ohana student newspaper excels in national competition

Ka 'Ohana student newspaper excels in national competition

Windward Community College’s student newspaper, Ka ‘Ohana (the family), has garnered another first place national award from the American Scholastic Press Association. The newspaper has ranked among the top winners in the ASPA competition for the past 19 years.

Ka ‘Ohana scored 930 out of 1,000 possible points for the first place category and was recognized by the judges as “an excellent school newspaper, which shows the creativity and journalistic knowledge of your staff.” The competition recognizes excellence and provides feedback in content, page design, general plan, art, editing and creativity.

HUGS Celebrates the Lives of Seriously Ill Children

HUGS Celebrates the Lives of Seriously Ill Children
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