Jade Eckardt

North Shore Editor
Road work scheduled for California Street in Wahiawa
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North Shore Neighborhood Board to discuss Kamehameha Schools Park Land Acquisition Plan
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Hawaii Literacy’s shiny new Bookmobile is on Waianae’s reading road again
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The Harry and Nee Chang Wong Foundation, donated $80,000 to purchase a new bus to serve as the Bookmobile on Oahu's Leeward Coast.
Algae oil, biofuel, and camping permits discussed at Wahiawa-Whitmore
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Come feel the aloha at the Rell Sunn Aloha Jam
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Rell Sunn, center, and the late Andy Irons, left, pose for a picture with surfing keiki. The Rell Sunn Educational Fund focuses on educating the public about sportsmanship, the environment, combating juvenile delinquency, and preventing breast cancer.
North Shore Chamber of Commerce announces Haleiwa Christmas parade
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November 16: Patsy T. Mink Central Oahu Regional Park presentation planned
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November 18: North Shore Agriculture Committee to hear from Kamehameha Schools Endowment Group
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Mililani/Waipio/Melemanu Neighborhood Board members to set agenda on November 16
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Bobby Sox, wall art, and living treasures on the Wahiawa Neighborhood Board agenda
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Wahiawa Lions Club 65th Annual Veterans Day Parade this Thursday
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Music, psychics, and hula come to Mililani in November
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Sale of Hale‘iwa Beach Park land »
Andy Anderson shares plans for boutique hotel in Haleiwa during ‘closed meeting’
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Above: Hundreds of residents showed up to September's North Shore Neighborhood Board meeting, which presented a proposal to build a replica of the historic Haleiwa Hotel on land, the opposition says, meant for public use. Attendees who couldn't fit inside John Kalili Surf Center had to look on from outside. Below: A panoramic view of Haleiwa Hotel, opened by Benjamin Dillingham in 1898, in a photographic print by Melvin Vaniman.
Mililani residents connect with their community for National Make a Difference Day
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Approximately 350 volunteers came together in Mililani on Saturday, October 23 to paint over graffiti in celebration of national Make a Difference Day.
HIC Pro holds second day in 15-to-20 foot surf
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HIC Pro holds first day in 15-to-20 foot surf
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Attention wave riders: High surf advisory for North Shore
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HIC Pro at Sunset Beach begins holding period
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Haleiwa Farmer’s Market taro festival draws 8,000 visitors
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Haleiwa Farmer's Market happens every Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on the north side of Haleiwa Beach Park.
Hannemann: Environmental groups still peeved over ‘Keep the country country’ ad
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Former Honolulu Mayor Mufi Hannemann, center, with the Democratic gubernatorial ticket of Neil Abercrombie and Brian Schatz.
North Shore Agriculture Committee meeting to discuss Sustainable Communities Plan
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North Shore Neighborhood Board to discuss ‘homeless’ solutions
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North Shore Neighborhood Board discusses controversial Haleiwa Hotel replica
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HPD reports 94 calls for North Shore, Wahiawa, and Mililani in one week
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State House District 6 incumbent Denny Coffman answers your questions
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November 6: Waimea Valley holds third annual Arbor Day sale
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Curb and sidewalk work set for Wahiawa this week
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October 19: Mililani Mauka/Launani Valley Neighborhood Board holds a ‘Candidate’s Night’
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Eroded bike path at Sunset Beach brings a tide of concern as surf season begins

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A damaged bike path along Sunset has led to an overwhelming amount of calls to the Councilmemeber Donavan Dela Cruz's office.
Wahiawa-Whitmore board to discuss biofuel facility, street repairs
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HPD reports 91 calls for North Shore, Wahiawa, and Mililani in one week
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North Shore Neighborhood Board addressed parking issues at Laniakea Beach and Waimea Bay
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October 16: Haleiwa Jodo Mission holds annual craft fair
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October 16: National Kidney Foundation Hawaii offers free kidney testing in Haleiwa
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Laie Hawaii Temple open to the public for the first time in 32 years
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Laie Hawaii Temple (formerly the Hawaiian Temple) is the fifth oldest temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints still in operation. It is also the oldest temple still operating that was built outside of the state of Utah.
Koolau Loa Sustainable Communities Plan »
Koolau Loa Neighborhood Board to discuss sustainability plan, Fort Drum Road
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Road work weekly report: Curb work in Wahiawa, North shore and Mililani no worry
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Town Association seeks devoted Mililani residents with time to spare

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In 1986, Mililani was named an All-America City. It is the only community in Hawaii ever to receive this distinction.
Bike path and parking issues at North Shore Neighborhood Board meeting
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Wahiawa Lions Club 65th Annual Veterans Day Parade gets prepped to go in November
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Schofield’s high deployment rate: Military families fight their own battles at home
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Above: Infantryman Brendan Marrocco in rehabilitation after losing his arms and legs in a road side bomb attack. Below: Maj. Gen. Michael J. Terry, commanding general of the U.S. Army in Hawaii, accepts a donation on behalf of all Hawaii’s Army families who have loved ones deployed overseas. Bottom: Soldiers with the 3rd Battalion, 7th Field Artillery Regiment, 25th Infantry Division (Light), Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, position an M119A1 Howitzer.
Submit questions for Haleiwa’s general election candidates forum
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Fun classes and functional meetings abound in Mililani
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200 blood donors needed every day in Hawaii
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See more butts?: Adopt A Beach Hawaii looking for more helping hands at Chun’s Reef
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52,130 cigarettes were picked up off of North Shore's beaches in 2009. Below: Soldiers and family members from Schofield pose for a group picture after their Adopt A Beach Hawaii Earth Day cleanup.
Mililani Town Association approves new ground cover for Lehiwa Drive
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Music, psychics, and Spooktakular spookiness at Mililani Town Center in October
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October 4: Informative talk, potluck dinner with organic farming expert Jeremiah Cunningham
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October 9: Fundraising, food, and crafts at Wahiawa General Hospital’s “Fall Fest”
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Crowded meeting addressing Haleiwa development ends abruptly, over 200 in attendance
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Hundreds of residents showed up to Wednesday's North Shore Neighborhood Board meeting, which presented a proposal to build a replica of the historic Haleiwa Hotel on land, the opposition says, meant for public use. Attendees who couldn't fit inside John Kalili Surf Center had to look on from outside.
Mililani honors National Make a Difference Day
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North Shore Chamber of Commerce fundraises with ‘Bucks for Bricks’
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Hopes are high for Haleiwa Elementary School to remain open
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The Triple Crown of Surfing returns to the North Shore
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Sale of Hale‘iwa Beach Park land »
Coalition formed to prevent the sale of Haleiwa Beach Park land to developer Andy Anderson
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Members of Save Haleiwa Beach Park Coalition say land being sought for a planned replica of the historic Haleiwa Hotel is intended specifically for the expansion of the park. The photo below shows portions of Haleiwa Beach Park (outlined in green) that the Honolulu parks department is considering selling to the new owner of Jamesons (outlined in pink).
Volunteers help construct first Habitat for Humanity home in Waialua
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Honolulu Habitat for Humanity volunteers work on a home for Build-a-Thon 2010.
Wahiawa-Whitmore Village Neighborhood Board discusses traffic safety, loitering at baseball field
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Haleiwa realtor to construct new building, develop Anahulu Centre
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Hundreds to march in Mililani and Waialua High homecoming parades
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Curb and sidewalk work set for Wahiawa this month
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Schofield Barracks may see $250 million expansion
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A U.S. Army soldier practices with a M16A2 at Schofield Barracks.
Mililani: HPD reports 51 calls through September 4
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Waialua Little League update: Fall training and development coming up
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Hundreds gathered for Malaekahana Bike Path groundbreaking ceremony
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Annual North Shore Menehune Surf Contest open for applicants
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Hannemann uses popular slogan in ad, environmental groups demand retraction
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An advertisement, above, in the North Shore News for gubernatorial candidate Mufi Hannemann has sparked a reaction from preservationists.
Hawaiian remains found on Pupukea Road, City project to move forward
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Cultural Surveys Hawaii's archeological inventory photos of a Hawaiian burial found at the planned work site on Pupukea Road.
Blog: Do it yourself sprouting takes little effort and low cost
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Above: Fresh bean sprouts. Below: Sprouting mung beans in a glass sprouter jar with a plastic sieve-lid.
Healthy, green, cultural healing arts festival combined with the Haleiwa Farmers Market
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North Shore: HPD reports 52 calls through September 4
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Wahiawa: HPD reports 41 calls through September 4
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Wahiawa road work weekly report
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Surfing the Nations sets high goals, hopes for big wave of donations
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Surfing the Nations volunteers go shoeless to support TOMS shoes, which has given over one million shoes to those in need.
Paddling, polo parties, and markets part of North Shore’s September events
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Rocky road: Preventative measures to be installed on Pupukea Road
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A bulldozer works to clear rocks and debris from Waimea Valley Road after a rockslide in November 2009. With few roads leading in and out of North Shore, taking preventative measures against rock slides has been a City focus.
September 3: Leilehua High’s Mighty Mules vs. Campbell Sabers
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Clowns, psychics, and local music at Mililani Town Center in September
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State Senate District 2 candidate Michael W. Hale answers community questions
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State Senate District 2 candidate Lee McIntosh answers community questions
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Board of Water Supply says ‘no’ to night time water main work

'Construction work is not allowed after 10:00 p.m. in residential areas' Read More »

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Traffic is a big concern for North Shore residents, especially as the surf season approaches.
Bogart’s Cafe super ono breakfast bagel sandwich is nom nom good
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Easy like Sunday morning: Honolulu Zoo still fun to reminisce
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Gender-equality advocates protest for Go Topless Day in Haleiwa
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North Shore residents hold up signs as part of national Go Topless Day.
Waialua Farmers Market is country in the country
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Wahiawa Wastewater Treatment Plant honored with eighth award
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Town Center of Mililani August events
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Hawaii wind power »
First Wind hears North Shore residents, changes turbine hauling times
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Kahuku Wind hauls a turbine part spanning the length of about six cars through Haleiwa during rush hour traffic.
Candidates’ forum hosted by the Wahiawa Neighborhood Board No. 26
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State Senate District 2 candidate Timothy Waugh answers community questions
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Hawaii wind power »
Kahuku Wind gets clean energy moving, brings traffic to a stop
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Kahuku Wind hauls a turbine part spanning the length of about six cars through Haleiwa during rush hour traffic.
State Senate District 22 candidate Gerald Hagino answers community questions
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Koolauloa Neighborhood Board meeting minutes June 10
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Koolauloa Neighborhood Board meeting agenda August 12
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Haleiwa Farmers Market draws big crowds, offers big variety of local products
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Hawaii Island says goodbye to Fox’s Landing as lava re-claims beloved beach
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Hawaii Island residents hiked out to take one last glimpse of Fox's Landing, which was being overtaken by lava this weekend.
Wahiawa: Road work weekly report
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North Shore: Road work weekly report
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Haleiwa Art Walk comes to North Shore
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Haleiwa Arts Festival (HAF) Summer ArtFest explodes with creativity
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Wahiawa Wastewater Treatment Plant to provide unrestricted-use recycled water
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MBR systems incur ongoing energy costs, according to EnvironmentalThinking.com. Power is required for aeration, sludge recirculation, pumping effluent, chemical cleaning systems and air scour to keep the membranes clean. Membrane aeration is one of the major energy requirements. Membrane aeration and scouring is beneficial in maintaining treatment performance and reducing plant downtime. Measures to reduce power consumption, hence operating costs, can be accomplished through advancements in MBR technology.