WOW 2015 Yard Sale: Aug 15-16, 8am-3pm

Aug 15 - 16 Sat/Sun 8 am to 3 pm. Pre-Sale Aug 14 (Friday) after 5pm.

Aug 15 – 16 Sat/Sun, 8 am to 3 pm.* Pre-Sale Aug 14 (Friday) after 5pm. 86-024 Glenmonger Street (Corner of Glenmonger/Poka’i Bay Street). Proceeds from the yard sale fund WOW’s scholarships for non-traditional students on the Wai’anae Coast. Women of Wai’anae (WOW) is a tax exempt, nonprofit organization that provides scholarships, student financial aid services, and awards to non-traditional students residing on the Wai’anae Coast. For more information, contact Karen Young at 696-4677 or (*Depending on customers, we may close earlier or later than stated above.)

Waianae Elementary School / `Ohana Health Plan Back to School Supply Drive

On July 27, 2015, Sen. Maile Shimabukuro joined representatives from `Ohana Health Plan in delivering school supplies to the students at Wai`anae Elementary School.

The following were collected for approximately 87 incoming 4th grade students:

•         116 Pocket Folders

•         193 Wide Ruled Composition Books

•         96 1 ½” View Binders

•         90 Pencil Pouches

•         97 Headphones (ear buds)

In addition to the supplies above, a “bonus box” containing a number of folders, composition books, dozens of pencils and boxes of crayons was delivered to the 4th grade teachers.





(L-R) Senator Maile Shimabukuro, 21st District, Doreen Mero, Administrative Assistant – `Ohana Health Plan; Mrs. Tess Kaji, Vice Principal; Mrs. Tracie Deardorff, 4th grade teacher; Ms. Megan Clason, 4th grade teacher, Mr. Jason Britt, Vice Principal; Joseph Larnerd, Executive Assistant – `Ohana Health Plan; Mr. Elson Barba, Vice Principal and Mrs. Wendy Takahashi, School Principal. Kneeling in the front row are Mr. Peyton Sarono, 4th grade teacher; and Ms. Alaina Valente, 4th grade teacher.


Malama Aina Field School Ho’ike at NHIS: Video & Photos

Sen. Shimabukuro enjoyed attending the Malama Aina Field School Ho’ike at Nanakuli High & Intermediate School on 7/17/15.  “I was very impressed by the students’ presentations, which focused on caring for our environment,” Sen. Shimabukuro said.
See photos of the Ho’ike below, and click here to watch a video of the students singing:

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Sen. Maile Shimabukuro, Damian Manuwa, Samson Afong, and Andrew Koniske


Britney Benjamin, Karmen Aiwohi, and Mya Smith


Jeaden-Kala Ventura, Silas Ah Tou, and Joseph Respicio


2015 Malama ‘Aina Field School group photo