$5K grant helps Helemano Plantation
A $5,000 grant from Hawaiian Telcom will help Wahiawā-based ORI serve the elderly and developmentally disabled on O'ahu. Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, ORI's mission is to promote quality of life for adults with special needs through its day and residential supportive services at the Helemano Plantation community complex.
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SECURITY PATROL AT HE'EIA KEA HARBOR
Kāne'ohe residents have joined with the state Department of Land and Natural Resources to form a neighborhood watch group at He'eia Kea Small Boat Harbor. The community watch group will provide a presence in the harbor to help cut down on illegal activities there and in the parking lot. The watch group will meet Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at the pier. Interested persons are encouraged to join the patrol.
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JAPANESE MUSICIANS TO PLAY AT LCC
Taiko drummer Kenny Endo, the first non-Japanese national to be granted a master's name and license in Japanese classical drumming, will perform during an evening of traditional and contemporary Japanese music at Leeward Community College on Saturday. Other artists include Kiyohiko Semba, a Japanese master percussionist; violinist Takahashi Kaori; and bamboo flautist Kaoru Watanabe. For tickets, call 455-0385.
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METH PROJECT MEETING AT HEALTH CENTER
The Hawaii Meth Project will hold a community meeting to detail the facts about the dangers of crystal methamphetamine, ice, at 6:30 p.m. March 18 at the Waimānalo Health Center – Goebert Training Center, 41-1347 Kalaniana'ole Highway. The meeting will cover the devastating effects of this drug and community action programs to help reduce first-time meth use in the community.
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SPECIAL OLYMPICS EVENTS SCHEDULED
Special Olympics Hawai'i has finalized its lineup of events for 2010. Events include sports competitions and signature fundraisers, including the Polar Plunge, which returned for a second year yesterday with a new location at Restaurant Row. Other popular events include Over the Edge, which will expand to a two-day event, Oct. 14 and 15. An estimated 1,100 Special Olympics athletes from across the state will compete in the 43rd annual Summer Games on May 28-30 at the University of Hawai'i-Mānoa.
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FURLOUGH FRIDAY KEIKI ACTIVITIES
Market City Shopping Center is holding fun activities for the kids from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday including a petting zoo, an arts and crafts workshop and St. Patrick's Day and Easter activities. All activities will be held in the lobby next to Duck Lee Chinese Express Foods.
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