Hawaii painting picked for AARP calendar
A painting of Ho'okena Beach by Kailua-Kona resident Larry Morez
will be in the AARP Foundation's 2008 calendar for the month of July. His entry was selected from more than 300 submissions. The acrylic painting was auctioned off with other winning entries at the AARP Life@50+ National Event & Expo in Boston.
Windward Mall selected five winners for its 25th Anniversary Historical Trivia Contest from more than 2,500 entries. They include Roy Hiramoto and Dolores Buenconsejo-Kunz of Mililani; and David Suzuki, Kevin Nekomoto and Roberta Souza of Kaneohe.
Oswald Stender will be the 51st recipient of the West Honolulu Rotary Club's David Malo Award at its annual banquet Oct. 19. The award recognizes a person of Hawaiian ancestry whose accomplishments and life are in such fields as art, business, music, health, education, science and community service.
Kanoe Naone has been named chief executive officer of the nonprofit Institute for Native Pacific Education and Culture (INPEACE). The organization's mission is to improve the quality of life for indigenous peoples of Hawaii through education and culture.
Shining Stars appears several times a week in the Star-Bulletin