Pacific Northwest News
The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) is announcing the 2006 Emerald City Volleyball Invitational (ECVI) and the 2006 Emerald City Kickoff Classic (ECKC) over the Labor Day Weekend in September, 2006. Coming from Hawai`i are the Punahou Football and Girls’ Volleyball Teams.
The events begin on Friday, September 1, 2006 with the Emerald City Volleyball Invitational at Eastlake High School (Tournament begins at 8am.) In addition to Punahou, other teams are Blanchet, Columbia River, Curtis, Eastlake, Emerald Ridge, Seattle Prep and White River HS. Tickets: $8 Adults / $6 Students / $5 for those who also purchase an ECKC Football ticket.
Saturday, September 2, 2006 is the Emerald City Kickoff Classic at Qwest Field with the following games:
Tickets: $20 Reserved Seats / $15 Adult – General Admission / $10 Student – General Admission
On Sunday, September 3, 2006 will be a Hawaiian Lū`au at the University of Washington, hosted by Punahou School.
For more information and to purchase tickets, please contact the office of the WIAA at (425) 687-8585.
For more information about ECVI/ECKC weekend, please visit www.eckclassic.com
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Welcome to Oregon, Lan ov Aloha
Eh, get lotta Hawai’i peopo leeveen een Washeenton. Us guyz teenkeen get lotz moa Hawai’i peopo leeveen een Washeenton dan get een Oregon. But, make sense.
How u feegah? Washeenton get all kine gude stoffs, but. Get World-Series-class baseball weet da Marinahz an Ichiro. An Oregon no moa notteen lai Hawai’i General Store & Gallery. Wen u stay leeveen een da SeaTac area, get all kine islanz fo catch ferry to, an any kain ol nabahoodz weet curvy streetz. Da jobz stay mo planny dan Oregon an da pay mo hai. Even can see da Olympeek Nashonal Pahk from you-a batroom weendow.
An den, een Seattle, wen you laik laff, get Kermet Apio. From Seattle, get faiv daireck flaitz a day to Hawai’i – Portlan only get one. Aroun Washeenton da sunsetz mo betta, da lakes mo pretty, get moa stuff fo du.
But, you no, get wan gude teeng about Oregon. Oregon get Aloha. Huh? No, fo real. Rait dea, wes of Potelan, sanweeched between Beavaton and Heelsboro, rait dea on da map get Aloha, Oregon. Wot, u no beleev us? Chrai check em on Googo: Poot een “Aloha Oregon ” an cleek an see wot come up.
Wen local peopo come dees way day stay saprise but at da sainz weet Aloha on top: Aloha Pest Control, Aloha Mall, Aloha Dog & Cat Hospital, Aloha Chiropractic Center, Aloha Foursquare Church, Aloha Bar & Grill, Aloha Heating & Cooling. Get gobbeej truckz an on da side tell Aloha Sanitation weet one coconut tree on top.
Okay, already. No moa Aloha Tower, but get Aloha Surplus and Aloha Kokiyo Teriyaki. On Hiway 8, when u spock da Aloha Mall, jus turn lef an you goin be een fron ov da Aloha Post Office, an den tu blox pass da pose offees get Aloha High School, home ov, yeh u guest eet, da Warriorz.
Eh, how come dem haoles wen chuuz da name Aloha? Accodeen to Oregon Geographic Names, da Aloha Post Office wuz estableesh een 1912. Day wen name um fo “Aloah,” one small reezort een Wisconsin. Den somebody een Washeenton DC wen sweech da “A” an da “H.” An da ress stay heestree.
So, da next taim u veezeeteen Auntie, Uncle dem een Oregon an u laik one tase ov Aloha, well, jump on Hiway 8 een Beevaton, head wess an catch da speereet, da Aloha speereet. Welcome to Oregon, Lan of Aloha!
Laurence (Lonnie) Wiig hails from Honolulu and lives in Oregon. His current work includes freelance writing, Japanese-to-English translating and substitute teaching. Please send comments and suggestions to Lwiig@hotmail.com
the passing of Native Son Kona Moore
Harry Donald Kona Moore was born on March 20, 1940 at St. Francis Hospital in Honolulu and died on May 30, 2006 at Harrison Memorial Hospital in Bremerton, Washington. He treasured his Hawaiian heritage and was proud to be a part of Lōkahi `Ohana o Hawai`i which helps promote, honor, teach and give aloha the Hawaiian way.
Kona was the first to step forward to help deliver the Northwest Hawai`i Times in Kitsap County. In the two years since we began, Kona energetically promoted da pepa, talking us up and spreading the aloha. And even toward the end, Kona refused to let us reduce his usual load and insisted on continuing his route. He became a familiar sight in his motorized wheelchair, hauling around his oxygen tank, giving the paper to people he met. The Northwest Hawai`i Times is eternally grateful for his deep commitment, his generous spirit and his good heart.
Kona is survived by seven children: Danielle, Richie, David, Leilani, Donnie, Melinda and Mark, who will return his ashes to Hawai`i to be spread over the islands he loved.
Mahalo nui loa and aloha `oe Don Kona Moore. We will remember you fondly, always.
~~the Staff of the Northwest Hawai`i Times
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