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First-of-its-kind Micronesian youth center opens in Liliha

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                                University of Hawaii student and Micronesian advocate Nicole Yamase, second from right, shared a laugh with acting Honolulu Police Chief Rade K. Vanic, left, Deputy Chief Lisa Mann, middle, and officer Calvin Sung, far right, Wednesday during the soft opening of We Are Oceania’s new Youth Empowerment Center in Honolulu.

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    University of Hawaii student and Micronesian advocate Nicole Yamase, second from right, shared a laugh with acting Honolulu Police Chief Rade K. Vanic, left, Deputy Chief Lisa Mann, middle, and officer Calvin Sung, far right, Wednesday during the soft opening of We Are Oceania’s new Youth Empowerment Center in Honolulu.

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                                Youth coordinator K-nard Narruhn, right, greeted Merri Keliikuli of the Hawaii Alliance for Community Based Economic Development Wednesday at the center.

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    Youth coordinator K-nard Narruhn, right, greeted Merri Keliikuli of the Hawaii Alliance for Community Based Economic Development Wednesday at the center.

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                                Susannah Wesley youth outreach worker Simion Singeichy, left, chatted with Honolulu police officer Ross Malloy by a table displaying Micronesian crafts at Wednesday’s soft opening of We Are Oceania’s new Youth Empowerment Center. The center is the first of its kind to serve Micronesian and other Pacific Islander youths.

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    Susannah Wesley youth outreach worker Simion Singeichy, left, chatted with Honolulu police officer Ross Malloy by a table displaying Micronesian crafts at Wednesday’s soft opening of We Are Oceania’s new Youth Empowerment Center. The center is the first of its kind to serve Micronesian and other Pacific Islander youths.

We Are Oceania unveiled its new Youth Empowerment Center Wednesday, the first of its kind to serve Micronesian kids and young adults in Hawaii. Read more

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