Farm Bureau awards scholarships

Lael Bukoski was a dual winner Sunday when the Kauai County Farm Bureau presented more than $5,000 in scholarships at its annual meeting at the Aqua Kauai Beach Resort.

Weather experts talk wet weather

Gregory Hall, meteorologist in charge of the National Weather Service, Kauai office, will be joined by Scot Ferguson, a meteorologist technician at the NWS, Kauai office, in discussing Kauai’swet season of thunderstorms and Kona lows, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Hanapepe Public Library.

Mayor candidates sound off

All seven candidates for the Kauai Office of the Mayor were on hand Tuesday night at the Kauai Chamber of Commerce Mayor’s Forum at Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall.

Ruff Ryderz in Waimea

This is the third tournament the Kauai Ruff Ryderz have had, said the Titans’ Under 12 team manager Francis Gonzaga of California, Monday at the Waimea Canyon Park.

Cleaning up for Gannenmono

Ken Shimonishi, the county’s director of finance, had no choice but to show up Saturday for the cleanup of the little Japanese Garden located outside the American Job Center at the Lihue Civic Center.

Kaulupono takes 2 in youth hoops

The Kaulupono girls basketball teams took both ends of its matches Saturday during the youth basketball summer games at Kalaheo Neighborhood Center.

Happy Camper for Monday, July 9, 2018

Congratulations to Darrell Horner, Casey Ching-Pacheco, Kylee Kuhlman and Donovan Pegeder of the Butcher and the Fisherman who opened for the first time Saturday at the Kauai Community Market (Kauai Community College Chancellor Helen Cox didn’t even flinch in the passing showers — just like those people waiting in line for Ursa Swift’s Midnight Bear breads).

Kumu’s Cupboard ready for school

Kauai High School teacher and coach Marissa Purcel was the first teacher to take advantage of Kumu’s Cupboard opening Friday in its new location adjacent to the Great Harvest Bread Company at Kukui Grove Marketplace. “It just worked out,” Purcell said. “I went in to check out my classroom for the first time today.”

Happy Camper for Sunday, July 8, 2018

The Rev. Kosen Ishikawa of the Koloa Jodo Mission said this year’s bon dance ring was bigger because there were so many dancers, and dancing can get pretty crowded in a small ring, and Chad Fujii (no Friday night at the mall) had the New Executive Club (no one’s left on Kauai from the Original Executive Club except Chad) out in force for the bon dance.