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Fundraiser planned for family of Fallen Warrior; Drew Scobie

Fundraiser planned for family of Fallen Warrior; Drew Scobie

Organizers of the 5th Annual Warrior Fundraiser have announced that all proceeds will go to support the Kailua Family of Fallen Warrior; Drew Scobie.

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The event will include a live and silent auction.

It will be held February 25 at 3 p.m. at the Creek Side Lounge at 153 Hamakua Drive, Kailua (262-6466.)

Last year many donated items were auctioned off and as a result raised $5,848 dollars were turned over to the Armed Services YMCA. This year’s goal is to double our donation to the Scobie’s family.

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InkOff.MD Provides World's Most Effective Technology to Remove Unwanted Tattoos This Valentine's Day

InkOff.MD Provides World's Most Effective Technology to Remove Unwanted Tattoos This Valentine's Day

 

Has Love left an unwanted mark on you? Does that mark involve someone else’s name, a dancing cupid, winged hearts, and an arrow for good measure? This Valentine’s Day, InkOff.MD is giving you the chance to start fresh with PicoSure, the world’s only picosecond aesthetic laser for tattoo removal which effectively erases tattoos with fewer treatments and better results. Even tattoos that have been treated previously but failed to clear can be removed with PicoSure’s patented PressureWave™ technology. 

 

First insurance charitable foundation donates more than $400,000

First insurance charitable foundation donates more than $400,000

Giving Increased by More Than $28,000 Compared With 2012

HONOLULU – The First Insurance Company of Hawaii (FICOH) Charitable Foundation donated more than $400,000 in 2013 to 75 local nonprofit organizations, compared to $372,000 in Foundation donations for 2012.

The 2013 beneficiaries included the University of Hawaii Foundation (including for the 55 by ’25 Campaign that aims to have 55% of working-age adults hold a two- or four-year degree by the year 2025), the Hawaii Community Foundation, Enterprise Honolulu, Japan-America Society of Hawaii, Teach for America, American Red Cross and Aloha United Way.

“We congratulate our many local nonprofits for continuing to strive for a better and stronger Hawaii, and are happy to do our part as a local company,” said FICOH CEO Allen Uyeda. “We look forward to helping more organizations carry out their missions in 2014.”

Gee Yung Martial Arts to perform lion dance at Koko Marina Center

Gee Yung Martial Arts to perform lion dance at Koko Marina Center

Celebrating the Year of the Horse, Gee Yung Marital Arts will perform at Koko Marina Center on Saturday, February 8th, starting with a lion dance and drum presentation at 1 pm in the Marina Courtyard (next to Assaggio's). Gee Yung, an internationally honored Martial Arts Dragon and Lion Dance School, was the first school in Hawaii to teach competition level Lion Dance to adults and children. 

Send your sweetheart a unique Valentine from the Sounds of Aloha Chorus

Send your sweetheart a unique Valentine from the Sounds of Aloha Chorus

The Sounds of Aloha Chorus, a men's a cappella group and a non-profit, puts on "Singing Valentines" at this time of year.

Men or Women may send their Sweetheart two love songs sung by a Barbershop Quartet, a silk rose and a card, delivered at workplaces, homes, hospitals, - you  name it. This unique delivery of love has brought tears of joy to Sweethearts on Oahu for years and years.

This year, quartets will be delivering Singing Valentines on Oahu February 13th between the hours of 9AM to 5PM, on the 14th between the hours of 9AM to 9PM, and on the 15th, for special events.

To reserve a time, or for more information, call 262-SONG(7664), or order on the Internet, at www.HawaiiSingingValentines.com or www.262-SONG.com

Hawaii Meth Project Hosts “Break the Ice” Teen Art Display at the Hawaii State Capitol

WHAT: "Break The Ice" Art Display

WHEN: Exhibit will be on display through February 28, 2014 from 7:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Closed Holidays)

WHO: Hawaii Meth Project

WHERE: Hawaii State Capitol – Chamber level, Foyer
              415 South Beretania Street
              Honolulu, HI 96813

COST: Free and open to the public

Hanauma Bay reopens day after box jellyfish forced closure

EAST HONOLULU, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow)-  

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Hanauma Bay re-opened at 7:00am today (Sunday) after lifeguards did a scan of the shoreline and water and only a few box jellyfish were counted.

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Hanauma Bay will remain closed until waters are re-assessed Sunday morning.

Officials say more than 50 jellyfish were spotted on the beach, and 30 people got stung.

Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve has been closed due to reports of excessive jellyfish in the area.

Ocean officials closed the beach this morning shortly after 9 a.m. after jellyfish sightings and stings were reported.

Beach goers are instructed to find an alternate area for ocean recreation activities.  

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