Happy Camper for Sunday, September 16, 2018

Kudos to Mark Perriello and his Kauai Chamber of Commerce ohana (the third quarter general membership meeting is coming up Tuesday at the Smith’s Tropical Paradise), and all the sponsors on a great political forum featuring mayoral candidates Derek Kawakami and Mel Rapozo.

Davis, defense lead Kapaa to win

Kapaa quarterback Kahanu Davis ran for two touchdowns and passed for one Friday night to lead the Warriors to a 38-0 shutout over Waimea High School.

Raider boys break 1,300 in air riflery

Kauai High School marksman Brandon Marcos was just three points shy of perfect in the prone position in the Kauai Interscholastic Federation air rifle match against Island School Thursday afternoon at the Kauai High School gym.

Kauai beats Kapaa; Island School gets 1st season win

KAPAA — Tropical Storm Olivia was not the only distraction to the Kauai Interscholastic Federation girls volleyball games at Bernice Hundley Gym on Wednesday night when the crowd was obviously driven to stay off the highways and weather the storm at places other than the gym at Kapaa High School. More distractions stirred the crowd of several hundred fans when text messages started popping up — Island School is winning!

Tooting the Paulo whistle

Paulo, the oldest operating steam locomotive in Hawaii, needs some work, and the Grove Farm Museum hosted the first Sugar Plantation Bash as a fundraiser to help get Paulo back on the tracks.

Happy Camper for Friday, September 14, 2018

Kudos to Dan King and the Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa ohana on the newly renovated ballroom that was unveiled during the Kauai United Way 2018 Campaign Kickoff (a nice way to announce the 75th anniversary, too).

Colts, Raiders savor Pop Warner Week 2 wins

HANAPEPE — The Hanapepe Colts and the hosting Lihue Raiders emerged victorious following a day-long series of seven football games presented by the Kauai Pop Warner Football League at the Hanapepe Stadium on Saturday.

Kauai United Way target: $675,000

Giving to people in need is always a good thing to do, said Scott Giarman, executive director of the Kauai United Way during the 2018 Campaign Kickoff on Wednesday.

Glowing pink to fight cancer

Zumba instructor Sandie Ishii and a group of other Zumba teachers have a dream of glowing pink in October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month.