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  • ANDREW GOMES / AGOMES@STARADVERTISER.COM
    Kahuku Village resident Lynn Eugenio is engaged in a battle with her landlord, Continental Pacific LLC, which recently sent a sheriff to evict her family after she declined to buy her rental home. The sheriff was turned away, but is expected to return.
  • DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
  • BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM
  • DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
    Magdelena Cacal, 75, is known as the "cat lady of Kahuku" because she feeds stray felines behind the Kahuku Superette store. She also spends a lot of her time recycling bottles and cans. As a daughter of a Kahuku Plantation cane planter, she moved into her rental residence at KV5 in 1994 and paid $150,000 cash for her home in April.

When the sheriff showed up with a moving van last month to evict Guy and Lynn Eugenio from their home of 43 years it sent shivers through this small North Shore community. More than 30 families living in the former plantation camp known as Kahuku Village V have been told they may be evicted. Read more

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