Aloha,

Welcome to mypearlcity.com. Our web site is just about a month old and we are very excited with regard to the thousands of visitors that have logged on. mypearlcity.com thrives on visitors like you and strives to provide content that is beneficial and entertaining to Pearl City residents.

This week, our MyPC Q&A features Waiau Fire Station Captain Carl Matsuura. Captain Matsuura grew up in Pearl City and is 1977 Pearl City High School graduate. He talks about rising to the rank of Captain and what it takes to be a Firefighter today. Also, the Waiau Fire Stations commitment and support for the community and schools in Pearl City.

The TEXT! SHOP! & SAVE! Mobile texting program continues on with a special promotion scheduled for this Sunday (7/26) at Pearl City Shopping Center. Come on down to PCSC and join in the fun as POWER 104.3 teams up with the mypearlcity.com crew on the Foodland side of the shopping center.

Sign up for the TEXT! SHOP! & SAVE program that offers discounts and savings from participating PCSC merchants by texting MYPC to 32862 and entering your name for a chance to win a trip for 2 to the UH vs. UNLV game in Las Vegas.

Come over and spin the Power 104.3 prize wheel and win prizes like: $25.00 PCSC Gift Certificates, mypearlcity.com T-shirts, free Woody’s Hot Dogs and Power 104.3 prizes.

At 1:00pm Woody’s Hot Dog’s is conducting a Hot Dog eating contest. Entry fee is $20.00 with a portion of proceeds to benefit the Hawaii Food Bank. Winner also receives a trip to Chicago to watch a Cubs or White Sox game.

I would like to invite you to check out our Photo Gallery section for images of events happening around Pearl City.

Don’t forget to send your photos and stories to mypearlcity.com by e-mailing them to: barry@mypearlcity.com.

For the latest in Pearl City traffic during morning and afternoon drive, log on to our mypearlcity Twitter traffic updates.

Thanks again for being a part of our “growing” mypearlcity.com online Ohana!

Have a great day!

Barry A. Villamil
Web Editor
mypearlcity.com