Zonta presents $6K in scholarships

Athena Alexander recently graduated from Island School and is already spreading her wings to see what the world has to offer, said MaBel Fujiuchi of the Zonta Club of Kauai.

Pageant celebrates 60 years

Previous Miss Kauai Filipinas gathered last week at Wrangler’s Steak House in Waimea, owned and operated by Colleen Faye, the 1972 Miss Kauai Filipina, for a meet-and-greet with the four contestants vying for the honor during the 60th annual scholarship pageant.

Happy Camper for Sunday, June 10, 2018

Happy birthday, Yoshiko “Dimples” Kano, who celebrated part of her special day with her Zonta Club of Kauai sisters in presenting scholarships to three deserving young women!

King for today, and always

Leslie Rozeff of Maryland said it’s been a long time since she got to see a King’s Parade. “I’m originally from the Big Island,” Rozeff said Saturday. “It’s been quite a while since I last saw a parade like this.”

Happy Camper for Friday, June 8, 2018

The Rev. Kosen Ishikawa said the Joyful Noise taiko ensemble will be doing an intermission performance tonight when the Kapaa Jodo Mission opens the Kauai Buddhist Council bon dance season starting at 7:30.

Plantations in Waimea more than good grinds

Joe Kali drove his family from Lihue to the Plantations BBQ & Bar Sunday in Waimea. “We had friends visiting from California, and they had breakfast here,” said Lisa Kali. “We didn’t even know this place was open, so we’re just checking it out because our friends said it was pretty good.” The Plantations BBQ & Bar is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. in the building adjacent to Waimea Plantation Cottages.

Yamamoto heading to nationals

PUHI — Loikena Yamamoto will have his final heavy practice Saturday before leaving Tuesday for Michigan, where he will be participating in the USA Youth Weight Lifting in the 13 and Under, 62 kilogram division that will contest July 14 through 17.