Students take over county council

Kauai Council Chair Mel Rapozo said most of the students were unaware they could testify at council meetings Thursday when nearly two dozen students of the Kapaa High School American problems class assumed various roles during the mock council meeting at the Historic County Building.

Happy Camper for Friday, November 2, 2018

Chef Judy Capertina of Haole Girl Island Sweets (yes, she was part of the inaugural Thursday Afternoon Street Market at Kukui Grove Cetner, too!) had coconut macaroons on hand for the Halloween edition of the Kauai Culinary Market at The Shops at Kukuiula Wednesday, where little trick-or-treaters were seen (Helaine Perel said they were doing the Teal Pumpkin Project, too!), and Stacie Chiba-Miguel allowed a sneak peek at the non-candy treats in store for people who can’t have candy.

Keiki king

King Kamehameha never conquered Kauai — until Wednesday.

Many races, one spirit

A light sprinkle did not dampen the enthusiasm of more than two dozen people attending the rededication of the Isenberg Japanese Garden on Monday at the Lihue Civic Center, adjacent to the county Finance Department and the American Job Center.

‘sBOOKy’ day in Lihue

“Some of the kids looked at me and said, ‘What are you supposed to be?’” said Victoria Lam, the Lihue Public Library children’s librarian. “‘I don’t get it,’ they said even after I gave them a dead giveaway clue, holding up a No. 2 pencil.”

Poipu Rotary helps Habitat homeowners

The Kauai Habitat for Humanity were big winners Saturday when the Rotary Club of Poipu Beach turned out with more than 25 members and adult friends to work on homes in the Habitat Eleele Ilunaneighborhood.

Pepperdine holds on to win

PRINCEVILLE — The heavy overnight rains Monday slowed not only the Princeville Makai Invitational, but the consistent No. 2 overall golfer Joshua McCarthy of Pepperdine as well. The Tuesday start of the Warrior Princeville Makai Invitational was delayed by an hour due to the rains, and McCarthy was plagued by three bogies on his final outing.