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President Donald Trump speaks at his inauguration ceremony on Jan. 20 - Courtesy of Slate.com

Trump begins presidency; uncertainty abounds

  President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence officially took the oath of office on Jan. 20. The week preceding President Trump’s inauguration was filled with dinners with Trump’s cabinet picks, congressional leaders, foreign diplomats, a few top donors and a public concert at the Lincoln Memorial. The group […]

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The Furtado-Tom ‘ohana was once homeless in Waimanalo – Courtesy of Rachell Furtado-Tom

Local organizations help Windward’s homeless

  As the homeless problem continues to grow on O‘ahu, the Windward Homeless Alliance (WHA), an informal group of non-profits, churches, government officials and community members, works daily to offer services like food drives, emergency shelters, laundry services and more. “We came together from Kāne‘ohe, Kahaluʻu, and Koʻolauloa to help […]

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Anti-Trump protesters marched from Kapi‘olani Park to the International Trump Hotel in Waikiki chanting and holding signs – Courtesy of Austin Weihmiller

Anti-Trump protests mobilize across the country

  As millions of Americans watched the election unfold on Nov. 8, anti-Trump supporters around the country immediately began to demonstrate their disapproval of President-elect Donald Trump’s victory. Within 24 hours, protesters took to the streets in at least 25 cities including Portland, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Austin, New Orleans, Washington […]

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State Hospital builds long-awaited fence

State Hospital builds long-awaited fence

On Saturday, Oct. 29, Allen Pitts, a patient at the Hawai‘i State Hospital, escaped by breaking a window and running away sometime between 9 and 10 p.m., according to police reports. State Hospital staff didn’t notice he was missing until Sunday at around 8 a.m. when they were conducting a […]

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Windward art gallery presents student art show

Windward art gallery presents student art show

On Friday, Oct. 28, Gallery ‘Iolani opened its newest exhibit, Confluence, featuring art created by WCC students. “Confluence means coming together,” said art professor and gallery coordinator Toni Martin. “And that’s what this is: art, students and programs are coming together with the art.” Martin said she creates student shows […]

Windward students get immersed in media

Windward students get immersed in media

Windward Community College students had the opportunity to join local and nationally-renowned filmmakers, writers, communication professionals and more at the 2016 Hawaiian Mediamakers Conference earlier this month. “The whole entire conference was very well organized, from the food to the sessions,” said Cynthia Lee Sinclair, a WCC student. “The focus […]

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Itzel Contreras Mendez (right) interviews Mayor Kirk Caldwell (left) about his personal life and millennials’ involvement in politics – Ka ‘Ohana News Staff

Getting up close with Mayor Caldwell

  Windward Community College journalism student Itzel Contreras Mendez interviewed Mayor Kirk Caldwell on Facebook Live earlier this month and took a peek into his personal life and where he stands as mayor.   Q: What’s the weirdest thing you’ve ever eaten? A: I ate intestines once. I didn’t like […]

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