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Retirement opens path to community work

The former Waimea Falls Park GM now serves as a steward of several North Shore areas

By Alan Yonan Jr.

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Dec 30, 2013

~~<p>FOR many people, retirement is a time to finally relax and escape the daily grind of life and work. For Pupukea's Roberts &quot;Bob&quot; Leinau, it has meant more time to pour into his ever-expanding community involvement on the North Shore.</p>
<p>Leinau's regular gigs include board memberships on the North Shore Neighborhood Board, the North Shore Community Land Trust and Malama Pupukea-Waimea. He's also involved with the North Shore Chamber of Commerce, the North Shore Outdoor Circle and the Defend Oahu Coalition. In between those commitments, the 70-year-old Leinau also finds time to help kids in the North Shore junior lifeguard program, coordinate beach cleanups and make full use of his long white beard by playing Santa in the annual Haleiwa Christmas Parade.</p>
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FOR many people, retirement is a time to finally relax and escape the daily grind of life and work. For Pupukea's Roberts "Bob" Leinau, it has meant more time to pour into his ever-expanding community involvement on the North Shore.

Leinau's regular gigs include board memberships on the North Shore Neighborhood Board, the North Shore Community Land Trust and Malama Pupukea-Waimea. He's also involved with the North Shore Chamber of Commerce, the North Shore Outdoor Circle and the Defend Oahu Coalition. In between those commitments, the 70-year-old Leinau also finds time to help kids in the North Shore junior lifeguard program, coordinate beach cleanups and make full use of his long white beard by playing Santa in the annual Haleiwa Christmas Parade. Login for more...



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