Are beans healthy for everyone?

I know after reading the title you may be thinking oh no, I was following a vegetarian eating plan with lots of beans to improve my health and increase my daily protein intake, so was I was wrong? Don’t worry, you maybe right, but …

Happy Camper for Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Kudos to Jeannie Odo, Mary Lou Kelley, and all the ‘ohana for hosting the 16th annual Sequenced Transition to Education in Public Schools Parent and Child Fair Saturday at the Kukui Grove Center!

Happy Camper for Sunday, April 15, 2018

Mahalo to Coach Dave Walker (he couldn’t stay away from the track meet following last week’s Rotary Track and Field meet!) for updating the results where Kauai High School tracksters finished the night by taking the boys and girls team scoring. Congratulations to Taegan Keep on getting the top female honor, and Island School’s Joshua Graves for getting the top male honor for the Rotary meet.

Filipino guerrilla leader Courtland E. Ashton

Courtland E. Ashton (1903-1980), an employee of Lihue Plantation from 1945 to 1948, was the commanding officer of a company of Filipino guerrillas on Negros Island for more than two years during World War II.

Talk story with Heather Lee

Undertones of conservation conversation are rumbling through the halls of Kauai Community College, as the traditional April 20 Earth Day has been expanded into a month-long event. Heather Lee, a student from Wailua who is set to graduate in May, will speak on her recent work with Geographic Information System mapping technology (GIS) to study pueo, or the Hawaiian short-eared owl.

Seong Man faces arrest; Woo-jin is confused

KFEST, a Korean pop-up event, will be happening April 22 at the Pomaika‘i Ballroom from 11 a.m. Korean food, dancing, ramen-eating contest and special performances are scheduled to benefit the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Hawaii. Nicki Lee and Stephanie Fujita are putting the event together through Kidz For A Cause, a local nonprofit founded by Lee.

Happy Camper for Friday, April 13, 2018

Happy birthday to Lourdes Torres (she’s a cricket farmer!), who spent her day at the Night Market at Nukolii Tuesday, where she was talking with people from Jersey City about the benefits of crickets.