Moanalua Gardens group earns grant
The Environmental Protection Agency
awarded $30,000 to the Moanalua Gardens Foundation
for environmental education projects tailored to Hawaii's special environmental issues.
Winners in the 2007 Aloha Festivals Floral Parade Equestrian division: Governor's Award, Maui; President's Award, Molokai; Moi Award, Kauai; Ambassador's Award, Oahu. Special private mounted unit, Hawaii Women's Rodeo Association. Pooper Scooper Awards: Most Aloha Spirit, Niihau; Most Comical, Kahoolawe; Most Original, Maui. Hawaii Pau Riders Perpetual Trophy: Most Outstanding Pau Princess, Mele Apana. The John and Lita Cook Perpetual Trophy: Most Outstanding Pau Unit, Oahu; Most Outstanding Pooper Scooper Unit, Oahu. Pau Marshal, Kelly Liftee; Pau Queen, Beverly Cathy Kauilani Lee. Cindy Pa's Perpetual Trophy: Most Outstanding Page, Heavenly Cook-Kamake'eaina.
Rylan Tokioka, 16, of Waipahu, won the Aloha Tower Marketplace's second annual ukulele contest. Gabriel Goebbert of Kihei, Maui, won second place while Brandon Lacanaria of Waianae won third place.
Shining Stars appears several times a week in the Star-Bulletin