5Rs Festival of Fun and Castle High School Showcase 2018

It is time for the 5Rs Festival of Fun & Castle High School Showcase! Click here to download the flyer.  Here are a couple of notes to keep in mind:

  • Students being recognized will be dropped off by schools under the escalator near Center Court at the following times:

10:45 am  Castle, King, Kapunahala, and Waiahole

11:20 am   Puohala, Heeia, and Kahaluu

11:35 am   Kaneohe, Ben Parker, and Ahuimanu

Parents and families, please do not linger hang the drop off area due to limited space.  Drop off your child ONLY at your scheduled time. 

  • Students will be picked-up in the area outside of the mall by 24/7 Dance.  Families will have a chance for photo opportunities with their child.
  • 5Rs School photos will be available around the end of March at tinyurl.com/5rshawaii.

Bulky Item Pick-Up and Road Updates as of February 26, 2018

Bulky Item Pickup Schedule from Waiahole to Waimanalo

The City and County of Honolulu is currently amending their bulky item route and pickup schedule. The amendments should be completed by April. Please consult the following list for the March bulky item pickup dates.

If you are unsure of your sector, you can access maps or enter your address in the search box provided at: www.opala.org

Sector 21: Ahuimanu, Kaneohe (mauka of Kahekili Hwy. and north of Likelike Hwy.) – Mon, March 5, 2018.

Sector 22: Kaneohe (makai of Kahekili Hwy., and south of Heeia Kea Pier) including Kapunahala (makai of Kaneohe Stream). – Wed, March 7, 2018.

Sector 23: Kapunahala (mauka of Kaneohe Stream), Kamehameha Hwy. (Keapuka, Halekou to Castle Junction), and the east side of Kaneohe Bay Drive from Kamehameha Hwy. to and including Namoku Street. – Mon, March 12, 2018.

Sector 24: North of Kawainui Canal, including Aikahi, Kalaheo Hillside, around Kaneohe Bay Drive. Mauka including Ikenakai Street and west on Kaneohe Bay Drive to Kamehameha Hwy. (Puohala Village). – Wed, March 14, 2018.

Sector 25: Kailua (south of Kawainui Canal, north of Kailua and Kuulei Roads) – Mon, March 19, 2018.

Sector 26: Kailua (Lanikai, south of Kailua and Kuulei Rd, north of Keolu Drive including Iana St., including Kaopa in Enchanted Lake) – Wed, March 21, 2018.

Sector 27: Kailua (Olomana, Pohakupu, Enchanted Lake, Keolu Hills, Kailua Heights and Bluffs). – Mon, March 26, 2018.

Sector 28: Kailua (Maunawili, Old Kalanianaole Road), Waimanalo – Mon, March 26, 2018.

Sector 64: Waikane (to and including Johnson Rd.), Waiahole, Kahaluu, makai of Kahekili Hwy., north of Heeia Kea Pier) – Mon, March 26, 2018.

Road Updates


  • Right lane closure on Kahekili Highway in the northbound direction between Kahuhipa Street and Hui Iwa Street today through Friday, Feb. 23, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. for sewer work.


  • Closure of the westbound H-3 Freeway/Pearl Harbor offramp from Kamehameha Highway on Thursday, Feb. 22, and Friday, Feb. 23, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. for utility installations
  • Alternating lane closure on the H-3 Freeway in both directions in the vicinity of the Harano Tunnels today through Wednesday, Feb. 21, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. for maintenance work.
  • Right lane closure on the H-3 Freeway in the westbound direction between the Halekou Interchange and the Halawa Interchange on Thursday, Feb. 22, and Friday, Feb. 23, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. for utility installations.


Right lane closure on Kamehameha Highway in the Honolulu-bound direction in the vicinity of Kahekili Highway today through Friday, Feb. 23, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. for guardrail maintenance.

Planning Stages for Left Turn Signal Installation

The left turn signal installation at the intersection of Haiku Road and Kamehameha Highway is currently in the Design Phase. The Department of Transportation Services estimates to bid the project in February 2018.

If you have any questions, contact Mr. Ty Fukumitsu at 768-8387.

Kamehameha Highway Repaving Update

Kamehameha Highway from Haiku Road to Heeia Harbor is scheduled to be resurfaced as part of the project Rehabilitation of Streets, Unit 73B. The start of construction will be pending the execution of the contract documents and the contractor obtaining the required permits.

In the interim, the Department of Facility Maintenance will be evaluating this section of Kamehameha Highway for first-aid resurfacing. Also, pothole request can be called in on the City’s pothole hotline at 768-7777.

December 2017 Newsletter

Happy Holidays!  Here is our December 2017 Newsletter!  Click here to download a PDF version.  We wish you a wonderful holidays and thank all of you for supporting us over here at Parents And Children Together (PACT) Kaneohe Community Family Center (KCFC).  We also greatly appreciate all of the volunteers and community partners in our programs and in the Community Works in 96744 Coalition!!!

Be safe and enjoy this special time with your family!

KCFC Newsletter 2017.12-1

KCFC Newsletter 2017.12-2