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).

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!

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.

Happy Camper for Wednesday, September 12, 2018

When you’re a local boy living in New York, the call of poke and sushi can be pretty loud, and Kauai Society of Artists juror Maika‘i Tubbs had to take a break before settling down to work the entries for the Art Kauai 2018 show that opens this weekend at the Kukui Grove Center gallery.

Casillas, Tampus take Menehune Invitational

Kauai High School runner Kane Casillas stopped the clocks at 17 minutes, 5 seconds, and Kapaa High School runner Juliana Tampus did the three-mile course at 20:07.4, Saturday during the Waimea High School cross country invitational meet at the Menehune campus.

Kupuna art on display Wednesday

Poetry, caligraphy, and more will be on display from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday when the Regency at Puakea, a retirement and assisted living facility, opens the doors to its activities room with the annual Kupuna Arts Showcase.