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Car Wash Fundraiser for Sunrise Athletics

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My high-school aged son is a runner.  He enjoys participating in cross-country and track running events with his high school and with Sunrise Athletics, a local track and running club here in Hilo.  This… Continue reading

Hawaii Strategy Institute: Accelerating Student Success

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The 2016 Hawai‘i Strategy Institute: Accelerating Student Success was a two-day conference held at Kapiolani Community College that over 800 participants from University of Hawai‘i Community Colleges attended.  The participants focused on topics such… Continue reading

Hawaii Community College Day

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The Third Annual Hawai’i Community College Day took place recently on the Manono Campus. Hawai’i CC Day provides the opportunity to explore the programs, services, and resources that have made Hawai’i CC an… Continue reading

Fueling my Spirit with Friends

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I love my family; I really do. Every once in a while, however, I get a little tired of the daily grind and feel the need to rejuvenate my spirit.One of the ways… Continue reading

Healthy and Modern Cooking for Busy Schedules

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I had the chance to sign up for a workshop offered by the professional development committee at Hawaii Community College and taught by the culinary program chef-instructor Brian Hirata. He taught a group… Continue reading

College Career Expo in Hilo

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Nā Leo O Nā ‘Ōpio recently organized the 13th Annual Career Opportunity Expo (Career Pathways Fair/Summer Opportunities Expo) at the Honpa Hongwanji Sangha Hall.  The County of Hawai’i Office of the Prosecuting Attorney… Continue reading

Morio’s Sushi Bistro

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I love sushi.  No surprise there, right?  I like traditional sushi–not the fancy stuff with cream cheese and creative names. On this trip to Oahu, I had plans to meet my brother for… Continue reading

Paul’s Place with a Pal

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I recently got together with a close friend for breakfast at Paul’s Place in downtown Hilo. It was nice to spend some time catching up with a fellow mama whose children are the same… Continue reading

Hilo MiniBig Indoor Soccer Tournament

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Hawaii Rush Big Island Soccer and Ha’aheo Soccer clubs hosted the annual MiniBig Indoor Soccer tournament on January 23-24 and 29-31, 2016 at the Edith Kanakaole Tennis Stadium.  Fifty-five teams with athletes ranging… Continue reading

JCAH Dinner Honoring KTA SuperStores

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I recently attended the 3rd Annual Japanese Community Association of Hawaii (JCAH) Nikkei Kigyo Recognition Banquet.This year, the JCAH honored KTA Super Stores who you may have noticed is also celebrating their centennial anniversary… Continue reading