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                                                   HONOLULU, HI
                                                  PERMIT NO. 684
 GENTRY HOMES                                     GENTRY INTRODUCES
ANNOUNCES GIFT                                        LAS BRISAS
    Developer will design
    and build community
     recreation center.

   During this season of giving,
Gentry Homes has announced that
it will present a wonderful gift to
the residents of Ewa by Gentry: a
brand new recreation center. This
gift to the community is to include
a junior olympic-sized swimming
pool, a keiki water feature, three
cabanas with mini-kitchen facilities,                          Las Brisas, Island bungalow-style, single-family condo
a longhouse with kitchen, meeting
room, offices for the EbGCA staff,           Gentry Homes, Ltd. opened its newest          acter of a quaint "Bungalow" home from
and maintenance facilities.               neighborhood, Las Brisas, in the Ewa by          days gone by. Rich hues of Tea Green,
    The recreation center will be situ-
                                          Gentry master-planned community on               Antique Linen, Swiss Coffee, Native Soil,
ated on nearly an acre of land on
                                          November 23, 2002. This new neigh-               etc. have been hand-selected to distin-
Keaunui Drive adjacent to the
                                          borhood of single-family condominium             guish Las Brisas from other neighbor-
Keaunui      Neighborhood         Park
(across the street from the new           homes features design and detail remi-           hoods. In addition, spacious interior
WoodBridge community). Gentry             niscent of early 1930s Island-bungalow           design, a modern kitchen with G.E.
will also donate the land to the          architectural design.                            appliance package, walk-in closets in the
Community Association. Gentry                Rick Hobson (R), Director of Sales and        master suite, plush carpeting, and full-
plans to design and build the facili-     Marketing for Gentry Homes, Ltd., said,          sized washer and dryer equip each Las
ty, then dedicate it to the communi-      "Las Brisas is designed for today’s home-        Brisas home to provide years of comfort.
ty on a turnkey basis. Design work        buyers who enjoy active lifestyles. The             Las Brisas exteriors feature private
has already begun. Be on the look-        Las Brisas homes offer a great value, with       fenced yards, Hardi-plank 50-year war-
out for drawings in an upcoming           attached two-car garages, and an option          ranty siding, composite roofs with a 25-
newsletter. Construction is slated to     for third- car parking on selected home-         year warranty, Chemonite pressure-treat-
start late next year and be complet-      sites. Plus, each home has a fully-fenced        ed framing lumber with a 30-year war-
ed by late summer of 2004.                yard with a gate for additional privacy.         ranty, and Truss Joist silent floor systems.
   Bob Brant, the new President and       Today’s low mortgage interest rates make         A new Options Program with many
CEO of Gentry Homes, was instru-          qualifying to purchase a home at Las             upgrade features is also available for new
mental in Gentry’s decision to            Brisas easier than renting!"                     Las Brisas homeowners.
donate the facility to the EbGCA.            "The Las Brisas location is ideal. A new                Las Brisas home prices start
Commented Brant, "I feel that the         recreation center is across the street and       from $209,000 fee-simple. Monthly
Ewa by Gentry community needed a          the Holomua Elementary School is with-           maintenance fees for this innovative
recreation center -- a gathering place    in walking distance. The Ewa Town                condominium community start from
where classes are taught, meetings        Center, six beautiful golf courses, Ewa          $160, which covers the resident’s front
are held, and special events can be
                                          beach, parks, and bike paths give our            yard maintenance, water, fire and hurri-
celebrated. The recreation center
                                          buyers the convenience of a mature,              cane insurance. Buyers must be owner-
that is being designed will allow for
                                          master-planned community," said                  occupants and must meet certain City
those activities to take place, as well
as provide a permanent home for           Hobson.                                          and County of Honolulu eligibility
the Association staff. We are also           Las Brisas features four "Bungalow"           requirements.
planning a community center in a          floor plans, all two stories, with up to            The furnished Las Brisas models are
future phase of the development.          1,274 square feet of living area. Each Las       open Tuesday through Sunday 10 a.m. to
We are pleased with the thought of        Brisas home offers three bedrooms, up            5 p.m., and Monday from noon until 5
helping to shape Ewa by Gentry            to two-and-a-half baths, and many                p.m. The Las Brisas/Gentry Homes, Ltd.
into a wonderful community and            upgraded features. The color and "cut-           on-site sales office is at 91-356 Makalea
look forward to the completion of         out" detailing that adorns the exteriors         Street, or call 685-0142 for more infor-
this long-awaited facility."              of each Las Brisas home creates the char-        mation.
                  MANAGER’S COLUMN                                                                Garage Door &
                   Suzanne Alawa                                                                   Installation
                   EbGCA General Manager                                                            Specialist

         Warm greetings for                        Your dues pay for the bulletin boards,
    a happy and prosperous 2003!                the sprinkler system, the swinging signs,
                                                etc., so in effect, the vandals are destroying
  The topics I am covering in this column       your property. If you ever see anything sus-
are at the request of several homeowners.       picious or clear vandalism, call HPD
                                                                                                 Over 15 Years Experience
These issues may or may not apply to you        immediately and report it. Or call
and your home.                                  Community Watch Team at 216-0302 or
                                                                                                       FREE ESTIMATES
                                                216-0305. In addition to filing criminal
Property Covenants Audits:                      charges, we will charge the person found         Broken Springs Replaced
   This is a free service that determines the   destroying Association property, or the          Sales • Service All Brands
status of your home and the covenants. It       homeowner of the residence of the person            RAYNOR • GENIE •
                                                                                                     CLOPAY • SEARS
is available to every homeowner. The ben-       found destroying Association property, for
efits of this service are:                      the full amount of the damage done. Be
                                                watchful of what groups of people may be
 a. To verify that you are a member in          doing in your neighborhood and don’t
    good standing                               hesitate to report it to HPD and CWT.
 b. To prepare your home for sale, so that
    no violations get passed on to the new      Rubbish Problems:
    owner(s)                                       Someone is placing rubbish that is not
 c. To clarify for yourself if something        bagged in the City & County rubbish con-
    needs correction or approval                tainer on Niolo Street in The Carriages.
 d. To confirm that your new home has           When the rubbish truck makes its pick up,               John Takase, Owner
    no lingering violations left by previous    loose rubbish flies with the wind to the                1824-A Kahai Street
                                                                                                        Cont. Lic #C-22717
    owner(s).                                   cul-de-sac, making an unsightly mess for
                                                those who live there. We ask each home-
                                                                                                   TAKASE DOORS
  Remember, if you request or invite an         owner to bag your trash before placing it
                                                                                                     & SERVICE
inspection, any violations found are han-       in the container. By doing this, the lasting
dled differently because you invited us to      beauty of The Carriages will be greatly
your property. Of course, you will have to      improved.
correct them, but no citations will result
from any violations discovered in a
covenants audit. Just call the office to
                                                Child Safety:
                                                   If you live in a cul-de-sac, it may be best
                                                                                                 Heaven Sent
                                                to prohibit playing in the street, or be sure
schedule an audit for your home.
                                                to supervise your children if they do play         Painting, Inc.
Severe Vandalism Within Our Community:          in the street. With the growing number of
                                                new homes, the streets are filling up
   In November, we discovered that some-
one had completely bashed in the glass          quickly and presenting new hazards and
                                                                                                  ONE PHONE CALL DOES IT ALL!
on the bulletin board on Keaunui Drive,         dangers to the children. It is best if your
across from the school. In that same vicin-     children play in your yard, or enjoy the         Heaven Sent can provide you with
ity, we also discovered more than twenty        parks in the community for carefree run-            quality service for all your
shattered sprinklers, caused by someone         ning.
kicking them while they were running.               The Ewa by Gentry office next to the                household needs.
Someone has also broken the swinging            park is not a suitable playground for chil-
signs that we post to inform homeowners         dren either. With the recycled, crushed
of upcoming meetings. The outer                 asphalt, there are random nails and other                    House Painting
Plexiglas was shattered and we fear that        metal objects mixed in with the material.           House & Roof Pressure Washing
some young person may have been hurt            The rock pile behind the office lot is also                  Waterproofing
by it. All of this vandalism is taking place    a very dangerous place for children to play
near SummerHill, Trovare and Alii Court,        and they will be told to leave the area.                     Wood Flooring
Alii Cove and The Lofts.                        Please help keep them safe by letting them                    Ceramic Tile
    There seems to be a growing number of       know that these areas, as well as all con-                      VCT Tile
young people ‘cruising’ the community           struction sites, are off limits 24 hours,
without any supervision on days when            seven days per week. Let’s keep child safe-          Carpet Installation or Cleaning
school is out, and especially right after       ty a top priority.                                  and anything else you need... ...
school. There is evidence of high activity
in the evening between 6 p.m. and 10            Aloha and Mahalo,
p.m. For the safety of these young people                                                         We’ll Beat Any Price!
and the community, please be sure that                                                              Call 295-2781 Today
your children are receiving the supervi-
sion that they need to stay safe and out of
trouble.                                                                                          CONTRACTORS LIC. NO. C-23529
                              FROM THE DESK OF
                       Senator Willie Espero                                        Alma Rosqueta, Covenants Manager

                                                                                              Wrapping up the
  It is an honor to contin-                              sion begins January 15,              Holiday Season…
ue to serve you in the state                             and my committee
capitol and to represent                                 assignments are as fol-      We would like to thank all of the
our district in the senate.                              lows: Vice-chair of both   wonderful homeowners who partici-
As your state senator, I will                            t            h         e   pated in the house-decorating contest
always be available and                                  Transportation/Military    this year (and those who decorated just
will continue to work to                                 Affairs/Governmental       for the fun of it)! Congratulations to
improve our community                                    Operations and the         our winners!
and our state. I have                                    Water/Land/Agriculture
moved offices to room                                    Committees; and mem-         Please keep in mind that this year's
228 on the second floor of                               ber of the Ways & Means,   deadline for removing all decorations is
the Capitol Building, how-                               Consumer Protection &      January 19, 2003. We ask that you dis-
ever, my phone numbers are still the      Housing, and Tourism Committees. If I     pose of your Christmas trees responsi-
same; 586-6360, fax: 586-6361. My         can be of any assistance to you, please   bly, and do not store them curbside or
new e-mail address is senespero@capi-     feel free to contact me or attend my      in a manner which is visible to your If you would like to be   monthly meetings at Asing Recreation      neighbors.
placed on my e-mail list, please e-mail   Center, the fourth Tuesday of each
me a message and I will include you in    month at 7 p.m. I look forward to           We would also like to remind you to
my monthly messages, surveys and          working with you on the important         clean up any remnants left from the
commentary. The 2003 legislative ses-     matters that affect our state.            New Year's Eve festivities!

                                                                                       Thank you for your participation!
             Best New Year’s Wishes
                                                                                               Please Kokua…
          from the Board of Directors!
                                                                                      Please ensure that none of your land-
                                                                                    scaping is encroaching onto neighbor-
  This year we are looking forward to     • A more cohesive relationship with       ing lots. It is especially important that
the following improvements:                      Ewa/Ewa Beach at large.            none of your plants or trees touches any
                                                                                    neighbor's home, fence or roof. This
• Development of our new Web site:           We encourage you to learn more         can, among other things, introduce a                           about your community this year by         termite problem, for which you may be
• Commencement construction of our        joining a committee, visiting the Web     held liable. The biggest problem areas
                                                                                    tend to be within the side-yard ease-
  new recreation center, a gift from      site often, and getting to know your
                                                                                    ment, and in the common area. No
  Gentry Homes                            staff. In general, we encourage your      plants, trees, shrubs or vines are permit-
• Further development of the Ewa by       suggestions on improving your com-        ted to hang over walls or fences into
  Gentry TV station                       munity.                                   any common area. Any plant droppings
• An even bigger and better summer fair                                             resulting from plants hanging over or
• More volunteer involvement working        Rich Hargrave                           into any common area, are the home-
  with special projects                     Vice President                          owner's responsibility, and we will ask
                                                                                    that homeowner to clean up any mess
                                                                                    and cut back the plants.

                                                                                       It is a good idea to take a few minutes
Want your message to reach                                                          to do a brief inspection of your proper-
                                                                                    ty from time to time to identify poten-
                                                                                    tial problems before they become big

 over 5,000 homes in Ewa?                                                           and expensive to fix. It is especially
                                                                                    important to take a conscious look at
                                                                                    areas you don't usually notice. Also,
                                                                                    make sure your sprinklers are not hit-
                       For advertising information                                  ting or leaking onto anyone's property.

                    Call Pam or Jeff                                                Unnoticed leaks can cause a tremen-
                                                                                    dous amount of damage over time.
                                                                                    Taking just a moment to poke your
                                                                                    head around that hidden corner can
                       593-0228                                                     help you avoid costly repairs.
           EWA BY GENTRY                                                                                                                   EWA
             Budget 2003                                              Garage                                                            CLASSIFIEDS
    (with 2002 budget comparison)
                                  2002         2003
                                                                     Sale Tips                                             Peter Burwash Int’l
                            (5000 units) (5400 units)
                                                                                Part II
Association Dues               900,000       972,000
                                            no increase
                                                            If you haven’t used any items for over a
Start-up Fees                     5,100        6,000
                                                          year, consider selling them. They’re really
Interest from Investments       20,000        15,000
                                                          just taking up your much-needed space. To
                                                          have plenty to sell & a variety, ask a friend
Interest (checking)                600            300
                                                          or neighbor to join in. Following is Part II
Late Charges                    12,000        12,000
                                                          of Useful Garage Sale Tips (See Nov/Dec
Design Review Fees                2,400        2,400
                                                          2002 Newsletter for Part I.).
House Rule Violation Fine         1,200        1,200
Event Income                      5,000        1,500        • Clean your items. Wash clothes, run
Income (Other)                        0        1,200      glassware and similar items through the
Developers fees                    540            600     dishwasher. This is a must. No one wants
                                                          dirty, musty, moldy junk.
Total Revenue                   946,840     1,012,200
                                                            • Group similar items together, e.g. toys,
                                                          clothes, kitchenware, and tools.
UTILITIES                                                   • Clothes sell best when they are hung
UTIL-Electricity                24,000        24,000      up, neat and clean.
Cable & Internet                 1,200         1,200
                                                            • Clearly mark prices on your items. You
Water                            7,500         4,800
Telephone                        6,200         6,000
                                                          might lose a customer if they are too
BLDG MAINTENANCE                              36,000
                                                          embarrassed to ask how much your items
Grounds                        303,500       315,000      are.
Ground Expense                   1,200         1,500        • Provide shopping bags and boxes for
Outdoor Equip Repair
                                                          your customers.                                                   Hawaii Indoor
                                                             • Don’t try to be a babysitter and run a
Irrigation Repairs
                                               8,400      garage sale. A garage sale is work. This is an                   Air Specialist, Ltd.
Maint Auto Expense               2,400         2,400      adult activity and a child crying for their
PROFESSIONAL SERV                            358,500      toys that you are selling discourages poten-                 Dryer Duct Cleaning
Office Expense                  18,000        12,000      tial buyers.
Postage                          1,800         2,000
Auto gas/miles/lic               4,800         7,800
                                                            • If your sale is at 8 a.m. be ready at 7:30                  • Reduce fire hazards
Dues & Fees - Educ               2,400         2,400
                                                          a.m. The early birds do not like to be                          • Stops dryer damage
Mgt & Acctg Services            26,400        28,800      turned away. Have all items out and show-
Property Mgmt Exp               35,000        36,000      ing, not packed in boxes.                                       • Shorter drying time
Audit & Tax Fees                 1,976         1,979        • Be pleasant, smile, chat and make the                         • Lower utility cost
Legal/Collection Fees            5,000         5,000
Design Committee & Architect     4,200         4,200
                                                          deal.                                                                      626-4774
Office Supplies                  2,000         6,000        • Be a good neighbor and remove your
                                                                                                                        LICENSED • INSURED • BONDED
Computer Expense                 1,600         3,000      garage-sale signs at the end of the day.
Social Activities               18,000         9,000
Newsletter Expense               4,000         6,000
Maintenance                     42,000
                                                                                      Pacific                        Want to make your house
Watchman                        88,840        92,400                                                                  look like new again?
GM/Admin/Covent PR             151,800       155,400
                                                                                     Solar Co.
WC Insurance                     6,480        10,000
TDI                              1,130         1,200
                                                          WHY GO SOLAR?                                                    New World Roofing Can Help,
                                                            • State Tax Credit of      of the system cost                    Let Us Clean Your Roof!
Medical Premiums                15,800        22,407
                                                            • Immediate HECO rebate of 
PR Taxes                        29,772        30,830
                                                            • Reduce your electric bill by                                  A clean roof makes your house look
PR preparation fees              1,680         1,860
Other Expenses                               359,597
                                                            • No money down         financing for year                              fresh and new
Liability & Property            36,000        50,000
                                                            • Adds to your home equity
Insurance-D&O                    6,000         8,000
                                                            • Guaranteed workmanship                                             Can make your home cooler
Insurance-Umbrella               4,800         6,000        • HECO inspection to insure quality
                                                                                                                         An inexpensive way to makes your roof
Insurance-Auto                   3,600         3,600
                                                            A participating solar contractor in the                                 last longer.
Annual Meeting                  12,000        14,000
                                                               HECO solar initiative program
Taxes-Real Prop                    850           850
                                                                                                                                 Roofing Hawaii since 1983
Taxes-Gen Excise                 1,700         1,600       Call Jonah Pak for your free estimate
Taxes-Corp Income                5,000         3,500                                                                  Call Today @ 625-2140 or 384-7592
                                              87,550                                                                 Visa & MC                               Lic. #12398
                                                          We also offer free inspections and free trouble shooting
Total Expenses                 910,128       965,826        evaluations for existing solar systems no matter
Net to Reserve                  36,712        46,374                     who installed it originally
 Anne E. Bolos                                      MORE COMMUNITY NEWS              BULLETIN BOARD
                                                  Neighborhood Security Watch                   Wednesday, January 1st to celebrate New
                                                    The Neighborhood Security Watch             Year’s Day and on Monday, February 17th
                                                  meetings will be held at the Holomua          for President’s Day.
                                                  Elementary Library on Tuesday, January
                                                  21 and Tuesday, February 18 at 6:30 p.m.      Warning!
                                                                                                  An unlicensed contractor has been
                                                  Board of Directors                            soliciting landscaping and wall work
                                                    The Ewa by Gentry Association’s Board       throughout Ewa by Gentry, especially
                                                  of Directors meeting will be held at the      new homes. Although this contractor’s
             Realtor Associate                    Holomua Elementary Library on                 prices may appear to be good, they have
                                                  Wednesday, January 22. The Annual             ‘walked out’ on several homeowners,
           Providing:                             Meeting is Wednesday, February 26 at 6        leaving the homeowners with a mess.
   Maximum Marketing Exposure                     p.m.                                          Also, they do NOT care about getting
                                                                                                Association permits and have caused
         Dedicated Service
                                                  Design Committee                              great difficulty for many homeowners try-
         Negotiating Skills                         Design Committee meetings are usual-        ing to obtain after-the-fact approvals.
    1 Year Home Protection Plan                   ly held on the first and third Tuesday of     Beware! And be sure that any contractor
                                                  each month. Please confirm meeting            you do business with does not have the
      Cellular: (808) 371-4850
                                                  dates and times by calling 685-0111.          opportunity to put you in violation with
      Business: (808) 951-0021                    Homeowners must factor in these sched-        potential fines.
                                                  uled meetings when planning for any
                                                  work on their property. Failure to obtain     Girl Scouts Say Mahalo
                                                  a Design Committee approval prior to            Knowing that a ‘thank you’ is better late
                                                  construction will result in a violation and   than never, Girl Scout Troop 322 wants to
           Aloha Properties                       subject you to fines and penalties.           say, "mahalo" to everyone in our commu-
          2700 S. King St., D102                  Applications for design approvals must        nity who helped make our pre-sales of
                                                  be presented at the Association office by     Girl Scout cookies successful. If you were
           Honolulu, HI 96826
                                                  the Friday preceding the meeting date.        unable to get your order in to our troop,
          (808) 951-0021 Office                                                                 or would like more cookies, we will be
           (808) 951-0022 Fax                     Holiday Hours                                 having our booth sales at the end of
Each office is independently owned and operated     The EbGCA office will be closed on          January. Look for us then. Your support
                                                                                                for these wonderful girls is much appreci-
                                                                                                ated. Thank you again from Girl Scout
                                                                                                Troop 322.

                                                                                                Many Kudos to Boy Scout Troop 126
                                                                                                  Zachary Mellinger's Board of Review for
                                                                                                Eagle was held on October 23. Go Zach!
                                                                                                Congratulations to all the scouts who
                                                                                                participated in this year's Camporee, held
                                                                                                11/9 and 11/10 at Barber Point. In com-
                                                                                                petition against the other troops in the Ko
                                                                                                Olina District, over 30 ribbons were won
                                                                                                by the various patrols in Troop 126.
                                                                                                  At the December 7th Court of Honor,
                          Vanpool Hawaii                                                        several scouts moved up in rank and
                                                                                                earned merit badges. A big mahalo to our
                                                                                                dedicated leaders, committee and coun-
                                                                                                  On January 11th, the troop will hike
                                                                                                Kahana Valley and January 24th-26th
                                                                                                they will be camping at Bellows.
                                                                                                  For more information on Troop 126,
                                                                                                serving Ewa, Ewa Beach, Kapolei,
                                                                                                Makakilo and Barbers Point, please con-
                                                                                                tact Mike Garrett at 271-1693.

                                                                                                Getting interactive
                                                                                                  The Ewa by Gentry Community
                                                                                                Association is excited to announce that
                                                                                                EbGCA is going interactive in 2003. The
                                                                                                association recently reserved a web site
                                                                                                address for our community and hope to
                                                                                                have the site up and running sometime in
                                                                                                January. Bookmark our address and keep
             by Glenn Furukawa
             CWT Operations Supervisor
                                              EWA BY GENTRY                                                  FREQUENTLY
                                              COMMUNITY WATCH TEAM                                         CALLED NUMBERS
                                                                                               ALL EMERGENCIES . . . . . . . .911
    Hau‘oli Makahiki Hou! The                  received for Christmas. If you are a resi-
Community Watch Team (CWT) staff               dent in a single-family project and             Abandoned Vehicles . . . . . . . . . . .733-2530
 extends best wishes to everyone in            observe an intruder on your property,           Better Business Bureau . . . . . . . . .536-6956
               2003!                           call 911 immediately and report it to the       Board of Water Supply . . . . . . . . . .527-6184
                                               police.                                         Boys & Girls Club of Ewa Beach . . . .689-4182
  The last Neighborhood Security                  Residents at multifamily projects            Building Department (Permits) . . . .523-4505
Watch (NSW) meeting for 2002 was               should report trespassers to the police.        Bus Schedules & Routes . . . . . . . .848-5555
held on October 15th, attended by two          They should also report the incident to         Child & Family Services . . . . . . . . .543-8413
of our most faithful and supportive            their resident manager or sight manager         City & County Bulky Item Pickup . . .455-9644
homeowners, Mr. And Mrs. Albert Chun           during normal business hours. If your
                                                                                               Consumer Protection Agency . . . . . .587-3222
of Soda Creek. With the busy holiday           multifamily project is patrolled by secu-
season approaching, the NSW meetings           rity, it is a good idea to have the security    Crime Stopper/Domestic Violence . .531-3771
were suspended for the remainder of            telephone number readily available              CWT (Cell) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .216-0302
2002. The NSW meetings will be                 along with security’s hours of operation.       Dead Animal Pickup (City & County) 455-1725
resume on January 21, 2003, at 6:30                                                            Department of Health . . . . . . . . . .586-4400
p.m. in the library at the Holomua                       Multifamily Projects                  Docutrieve . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .533-2292
Elementary School. Signs will be posted
in the community to announce upcom-                                                            Ewa by Gentry Office . . . . . . . . . . .685-0111
                                               Arbors        Hu‘elani         Palm Villas
ing NSW meetings.                                                                              Gentry Customer Care Office . . . . . .685-0811
                                               Avalon        La Briasas       The Shores       Hawaiian Humane Society . . . . . . .946-2187
  In the New Year, your CWT staff will         Alii Court    The Lofts        Suncrest         Holomua Elementary School . . . . . .685-2000
continue its vigilance in creating a safer     Alii Cove     Lombard Way      Sunrise
neighborhood. Please help us achieve                                                           Mediation & Arbitration Center . . . .521-6767
                                               Cortebella    Palm Court       Terrazza         Oceanic Cable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .625-8100
our objective by attending the NSW             Coronado      Palm Villas I    Tiburon
meetings to voice your concerns and                                                            Poison Control Center . . . . . . . . . .941-4411
participate in seeking solutions.                                                              Pothole Hotline . . . . . . . . . . . . . .536-PUKA
                                                  Call CWT and advise us of any intrud-
                                                                                               Ride Share (LOTMA) . . . . . . . . . . .677-7433
TRESPASSERS ARE ALSO THIEVES                   er. We will offer our support to the
   Trespassing will be the main topic at       police in search of the suspect. Often,         Road Repair . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .455-1725
the January 2003 NSW meeting. Officer          CWT may be in close proximity and               Satellite City Hall, Waipahu . . . . . .671-5368
Marc Thom of the Honolulu Police               arrive ahead of the police.                     Street Lights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .523-4281
Department’s community policing team                                                           Street Signs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .523-4029
will explain how to file a trespassing           Remember, CWT employees are not
                                               security officers nor are they law              Street Trees . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .971-7151
complaint when an intruder enters or
remains unlawfully on your property.           enforcement officers. Our function may          The Gas Company . . . . . . . . . . . . .526-0066
This presentation will be informative to       be described as, "Eyes and Ears" for the        Vector Control (Bugs & Rodents) . . .831-6767
homeowners at single family and multi-         Ewa by Gentry Community -- "eyes" to
family projects. Property managers and         look after your interests and "ears" to lis-
sight managers are urged to attend this        ten to your concerns. CWT reports crim-
meeting to acquire the skills to success-      inal and suspicious activities to the                           KaMeahou O Ewa by Gentry
fully prosecute trespassers.                   police. We are proud of our great work-        Ewa by Gentry Community Association
                                               ing relationship with the Honolulu             General Manager: Suzanne Alawa
   Property crimes on Oahu are steadily        Police Department.                             Covenants Manager: Alma Rosqueta
rising, as substantiated by statistics pro-                                                   Covenants Specialist: Liisa Saari
                                                                                              Administrative Ass’t: Genia Stewart
vided by the Honolulu Police                   NSW ALERT IS BACK!                             Editorial Liaison:    Genia Stewart
Department. As a result, the Ewa by              CWT will post NSW ALERT signs to
Gentry Community Association request-          announce patterns of criminal activity         Published by R.E.D. Media, Inc.
ed the support of the Association of           occurring within the Ewa by Gentry             Publisher:           Pam Davis
Apartment Owners (AOAO) to take                community. Call CWT at 216-0302 or             Sales Director:      Jeff Davis
                                                                                              Editor:              Dayna Williams
enforcement action against trespassers.        216-0305 and inquire about the alert.          Design:              Coreiya Design
We thank all of the AOAOs who are              You will receive information about the         Printed in Hawaii by: Obun Hawaii
united in this initiative. Regrettably,        type of crime, the project (e.g. Lombard
there are a few AOAOs who have not             Way, Sonoma, Soda Creek, Sun Terra)            KaMeahou O Ewa by Gentry is published bi-monthly by R.E.D. Media,
                                                                                              Inc. for the Ewa by Gentry Community Association. The publication is
joined this effort. We recommend that          where the crimes are occurring and the         intended to notify homeowners of community issues, rules, policies,
homeowners contact their AOAO to               name of the street. To protect the priva-      meetings, events and any other matters of community interest.
express how trespassers could affect           cy of the homeowner, we will not release       Articles of interest and photographs may be submitted to the publish-
their safety and property.                     their name and address. The duration of        ers office for consideration. If you require your article or photos
                                               posting and amount of information to           returned, please enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope. Materials
                                                                                              should be submitted to: 1221 Kapiolani Blvd, Suite #1040,
   Bear in mind, most trespassers are          be released will be determined by CWT          Honolulu, HI 96816. Publisher and the community association
thieves looking for an opportunity to          in accordance with the nature of each          reserve the right to edit or reject any submissions. For advertising
steal your car, or the bicycle your child      case.                                          information, please call 593-0228.

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