Calm before the storm

The Mellor family, of Kapahi, went for a stroll on Kealia Beach on Friday afternoon. Even with the oncoming threat of Tropical Storm Lane, family patriarch Monty Mellor said he wasn’t too concerned. “We’re here to see the waves today, and maybe tomorrow if it’s clear enough,” Mellor said.

Honolulu cruises to US championship game at LLWS

The boys from Hawaii are making quite a run in Williamsport, Pa. Honolulu Little League is 3-0 at the 2018 Little League World Series and punched its ticket to the US championship game Wednesday after a 10-0 win ever Mid-Island Little League of Staten Island, N.Y., winner of the Mid-Atlantic Region, in fiveinnings.

KIF football opener postponed

Football season will be put off for at least one week. Friday night’s scheduled Kauai Interscholastic Federation football season opener between Kauai and Waimea high schools was postponed Tuesday because of the threat of Hurricane Lane.

Waimea beats Classical Academy in preseason game

HANAPEPE — Big Blue got its first win of the season against a team from the Mainland. Waimea High School’s varsity football team defeated Classical Academy, of Escondido, Calif., in a preseason game Friday night, 35-14.

‘Rise of the Wahine’ to debut Sept. 5

HONOLULU — “Rise of the Wahine: Champions of Title IX” is a historical sports documentary chronicling the birth of the first Rainbow Wahine volleyball team during a time of great change for women’s equality. The film began production in 2012 and will be released on demand via digital streaming platforms on Sept. 5.

Bike donation to YWCA will help people get around

Even the smallest gesture can go a long way. The YWCA of Kauai received a donation of five bicycles as well as helmets and reflective bands Wednesday. “The YWCA is always grateful to have any kind of support from our community, the county and the Bikes on Rice program,” said KipuKai Kuali‘i, YWCA of Kauai director of operations.