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Around the Square: Mike Carroll Gallery

Nearly 20 years ago, Mike and Kathy Carroll moved to Lanai from Chicago. Mike, a trained medical illustrator, found art and inspiration everywhere he turned and decided to transition into creating paintings that captured the island’s beauty and its extraordinary sense of place. He started the Mike Carroll Gallery, which features works from Lanai artists […]

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Where Are They Now – Marc Pader

Marc Pader, who graduated from LHES in 2015, intended to study culinary arts in college. However, during his junior year of high school, he took a drafting class which caused him to shift course. Drafting is the foundation of architecture, and Mr. Gaylien Kahoohalahala Sr. inspired Marc to consider it as a career. When he […]

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Keep Yourself Healthy, Keep Lanai Healthy

COVID-19: How It Spreads Get the facts about COVID-19 and how it spreads. Learn more. What You Can Do: How to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 Following simple steps can prevent the spread of COVID-19 and reduce its impact on our communities. Learn more. What You Can Do: If you Become Sick Find out what […]

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Where Are They Now – James Ishizaki

Growing up, James Ishizaki could often be found drawing. He followed his creative and artistic passions and majored in film animation at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. He now lives and works in Honolulu as a graphic designer for Snack Addicted, a snack shop known for local flavors and handmade crispy beef jerky chips. […]

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Highlighting Women Hunters on Lanai

“I remember the first time I shot a deer,” recalled 14-year-old Talia Agliam. “While we were cleaning it, Uncle Macky told me, ‘Here then, eat the liver.’ I thought he was joking until my dad repeated it.” For Talia’s family of hunters, eating the liver of the first deer you shoot is tradition, so she […]

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Where Are They Now – Jake Ballesteros

LHES wrestler Jake Ballesteros fulfilled his longtime dream of wrestling at the collegiate level. He received a scholarship to wrestle at Otero Junior College and moved to Southeast Colorado after graduating from LHES in 2018. An injury left him unable to wrestle in his second year, but he stayed busy with friends he made from […]

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It’s Time to Prepare for the 2020 Hurricane Season

Prepare now  It’s time to evaluate if you and your family are ready for the season with the appropriate supplies. Early preparation allows Lanai residents to avoid a last-minute rush for supplies when a hurricane or tropical storm approaches the island. Having ample provisions ensures your family will weather the aftermath of a destructive storm, […]

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COVID-19 Questions with Dr. John Janikowski

Lanai family practice physician Dr. John Janikowski answers some of the most common questions about COVID-19 and explains what residents can do to stay safe. Information on COVID-19 in Hawaii is continuously changing, so please be sure to stay up to date on the most recent guidelines and recommendations by checking reputable sources from federal, […]

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Ohana Readers Gives Free Books to Keiki on Lanai

Instilling a love of reading at an early age can set keiki up for success later in life. On Lanai, children under 5 years old can now get a head start with free books sent directly to them. Thanks to Ohana Readers and the Dolly Parton Imagination Library, keiki on Lanai can receive a new, […]

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