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Bus’ out da fishing pole. Paepae o Heeia, attempting to rebuild, recondition and revive Heeia Fishpond near Kaneohe, are inviting pole fishermen to help them hemo fish that are hindering their efforts: barracuda, papio, to’au and tilapia. Visitors are by invitation only to the 800-year-old aquaculture enclosure; To register for this rare opportunity–three fishing dates, June 2, June 16 or June 30–call 236-6178 or email [email: Kelii]

A toast. Koloa Rum Company of Kalaheo, Kauai, has been honored with two silver medals and two bronze at the recent San Francisco World Spirits Competition. It is the fourth consecutive time the company’s products have received awards. []

Sweet memories. Though the cultivation of pineapple has dwindled to a popular visitor attraction in Wahiawa, it hasn’t dimmed the enthusiasm of the community for its annual Wahiawa Pineapple Festival May 12 from 10am-8pm at Kaala Elementary. Pineapple goodies, entertainment, crafts. Main t’ing: Talk story.

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