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Happy Camper for Sunday, May 20, 2018

What a novel idea — Jessica Carvalho celebrated her birthday with friends Jo Ann Fukunaga, Dee Ann Pau, Jaryn Gandia and Debbie Harris making lei po‘o at “Jessica’s Lei Po‘o Party” at Lydgate Beach Park.

Happy Camper for Monday, May 21, 2018

Tia Takasaki couldn’t attend the scholarship luncheon hosted by the Kauai Government Employees Federal Credit Union because she was reigning as the May Day queen at Kapaa High School during the Warriors’ May Day celebration, May 4 (it was also Older Americans Day here on Kauai).

Talk Story: Kahanu Tsukiyama

Musician Kahanu Tsukiyama was born on Oahu and moved to Kauai at the age 18 when offered a job at Wailua River on the Fern Grotto boat tour nearly 42 years ago.

The construction of the Wainiha Powerline

On Jan. 1, 1905, the original Kauai Electric Company — a subsidiary of McBryde Sugar Company — was incorporated for the purpose of using the water of Wainiha Stream to generate electric power for McBryde, located some 34 miles away with its main office at Numila.

Births for Friday, May 18, 2018

• Cruz Kamana Kaulumana Perez • Melibea Wesley Soule • Everly Athena Murillo • Colson Kuualoha Abijing Pascual • Kailani Arielle Rivera Pancho • Elika Michael Steven Aki • Kylan Teruo Wakuta • Aeden Makanamaikeakua Yoshio Fujinaka

Marathon special

The Kauai Marathon and Half Marathon partnered with Work It Out in Old Kapaa Town on a special Kauai resident registration promotion.

Students to get Maui-grown pineapples

The Hawaii State Department of Education is incorporating Maui-grown pineapples in student meals statewide as part of the ‘Aina Pono Hawaii State Harvest of the Month program in May.

Wrecked at Shippies

For the first half of his vacation, New Jersey visitor Justin Beckerman watched hundreds of people reenact Harrison Ford and Ann Heche’s leap from Makawehi Point on Kauai’s South Shore

Pickleball Anyone? Sport is great for all ages

Let’s take a look at what some of you may think an odd topic; Pickleball. If you’re like me and have not had the pleasure of playing Pickleball or for that matter, you have never heard of it, you are in good company.