UH West O‘ahu celebrates annual West O‘ahu Day festivities with charitable giving programs, April 9

University of Hawaiʻi-West Oʻahu
Julie Funasaki Yuen, (808) 454-4821
Public Relations and Marketing
Posted: Apr 1, 2009

UH West Oʻahu welcomes all to the annual West Oʻahu Day celebration hosted by the Associated Students of UH West Oʻahu and university faculty and staff.

The festivities, emceed by 93.9 FM Deejay Krey-Z Oshiro, include:· lucky number prize giveaways and a chance to win an iPod Nano, iPod Touch, Nintendo Wii, Starbucks, Jamba Juice, Best Buy and Cheesecake Factory gift cards, flash drives, UH West Oʻahu T-shirts and more! · a student and staff talent show and open-mic karaoke sing-off· a book drive sponsored by the Education Club benefitting the lending library of Kaʻala Elementary School in Wahiawa· pizza, bentos, ice cream and other ono food with proceeds benefitting UH West Oʻahu student clubs· a white elephant sale hosted by the UH West Oʻahu Business Office with proceeds benefitting the Hawaii Foodbank· makahiki (Hawaiian games)· free informational services from the UH Federal Credit Union· a free resume review by tutors at the UH West Oʻahu Writing and Learning Center

In addition, participating UH West Oʻahu staff members will have their hair cut on-site during the event courtesy of Paul Brown Waikele stylists in support of Locks of Love, a non-profit organization that provides hairpieces to financially disadvantaged children suffering from long-term medical hair loss.

Cash and food donations will also be accepted on-site as part of the university‘s efforts to support the Hawaii Foodbank‘s 20th Annual Food Drive.

WHEN:Thursday, April 911 a.m. — 2 p.m.

WHERE:UH West Oʻahu Campus Courtyard96-129 Ala Ike, Pearl City ABOUT UH WEST OʻAHUUH West Oʻahu became a four-year, comprehensive university when it served its first class of freshmen in fall 2007. The university offers quality education, small classes and personalized attention at convenient locations. UH West Oʻahu held a ground blessing ceremony in January in anticipation of the start of construction for a state-of-the art, new campus in the City of Kapolei. For more information, visit uhwo.hawaii.edu, twitter.com/uhwestoahu or call 454-4700 or toll-free (866) 299-8656.

For more information, visit: http://www.uhwo.hawaii.edu