Tagged: kalihi

It’s Slippah Time

It’s Slippah Time

“It’s dat time of year again!” Yes, as Lynn “Auntie Pupule” Vasquez reminds us, the holiday season is fast approaching, and with it comes the third annual Mayor Wright Housing Christmas Slippah Wish Fund. Even though it’s not uncommon to go barefoot in Hawaii, kids in public housing shouldn’t have...

Hawaii Home Makeover Airs, Questions Linger

Hawaii Home Makeover Airs, Questions Linger

ABC’s popular, heartwarming, primetime television show, Extreme Makeover Home Edition, kicked off its newest season tonight with its 100th build: a brand new 3,500-square-foot house and a 4,500-square-foot community center in Kalihi. As host Ty Pennington crowed, Hawaii was the furthest the show had traveled yet to change lives for...