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Happy Camper for Friday, April 20, 2018

Kudos and mahalo to Philip Rapozo and the Kapaa High School football team, which spent their Tuesday “practice” time boarding a bus and helping clean out the Waioli Hui‘ia Church and Waioli Mission House Museum (yep, that’s the green church in Hanalei).

More and more respond to need for help on North Shore

“The water came up really high,” said Hanalei School Principal Tahara‘a Stein. “The Red Cross people were worried the water was going into the cafeteria. At that point there were 61 people housed there as a Red Cross shelter.”

Sold-out bowling for Charity Walk

Enterprise Rent-A-Car got a break Saturday when the Koloa Landing crew was not able to make the annual Charity Walk Bowling event. Instead of having empty lanes, Enterprise Rent-A-Car sent a crew of bowlers to fill in at the sold-out event that adds funds to the Visitor Industry Charity Walk presented by the Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association, Kauai Chapter on May 12 at a new gathering place — the North Vidinha soccer fields.

New karate school opening

Adrian Labrador said he uses the discipline (in karate) to help with his life. “My wife passed about a year-and-a-half ago,” Labrador said. “I use the martial arts discipline to help overcome my sorrow and grief.”

Menehune tennis sweep Voyagers

LIHUE — Island School dropped two sets by default to give Waimea a 5-0 win in the girls and a 3-2 edge to the Waimea boys Tuesday during a Kauai Interscholastic Federation tennis match that was rescheduled following a rainout Saturday at the Kauai Community College tennis courts.

Kapaa takes Waimea in straight sets

KAPAA — Kapaa’s Kiran Costa had nearly 30 hits for points, and Justin Faidley added key blocks and his share of hits to lead Kapaa to a 3-0 win — 25-17-25-20, and 25-21 — over Waimea on Tuesday during the Kauai Interscholastic Federation boys volleyball games at the Bernice Hundley Gym in Kapaa.

Happy Camper for Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Kudos to Jeannie Odo, Mary Lou Kelley, and all the ‘ohana for hosting the 16th annual Sequenced Transition to Education in Public Schools Parent and Child Fair Saturday at the Kukui Grove Center!

Debris threatens bridge

The removal of debris accumulated at the base of the Wailua River bridge resulted in traffic slow down Monday evening as one lane of southbound traffic was closed off to allow for machinery to dislodge and remove the accumulated vegetative debris.

Food relief on the way

Willow Tolentino wanted to help she told her mother. Monday, Tolentino and her mother dropped off a bag of groceries to Leona Perez, the Kauai Independent Food Bank’s programs manager in Nawiliwili.