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Happy Camper for Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Padraic Gallagher of the American Red Cross will partner with Mary Lou Kelley of People Attentive to Children (they’ve got the Sequential Transition to Elementary Public Schools fair Saturday at Kukui GroveCenter, too!) for their annual bake sale Thursday to benefit the Visitor Industry Charity Walk

Winds of change in popular fitness

Are fitness and competitive endurance races declining? Are people getting tired of tiring fitness trends? Have triathlons and marathons run their course, losing their appeal to the masses?

Happy Camper for Monday, April 9, 2018

Jessica Else said she wouldn’t mind having her picture on a truck. Elana Stone-Anderson has hers on the BedMart trucks because her dad Steven Stone owns the company that celebrated its grand opening (Rachel Doherty got to come from Portland, Oregon) at Hokulei Village by distributing 101 Tempur- Pedic mattresses to three nonprofit organizations.

Happy Camper for Sunday, April 8, 2018

Happy birthday to Waimea High School’s Jacelyn Palacio-Ragragola, who celebrated her birthday Thursday at the Rotary Track and qualifying meet at Vidinha Stadium. Mahalo to Coach Dave Walker (he’s a West Kauai Rotarian) who collaborated with the Department of Parks and Recreation to get the marks on the long jump track re-done (Dan Ahuna said he was so happy to see the work, he had to hug the Rotarians).

Mrs. Dora Rice Isenberg recalls first Japanese on Kauai

Born in Lihue, the child of Hannah Maria Rice, who was the daughter of missionaries William Harrison and Mary Sophia Hyde Rice, and Lihue Plantation manager Paul Isenberg, and the wife of the Rev. Hans Isenberg, the pastor of Lihue Lutheran Church, Mrs. Dora Rice Isenberg (1862-1949) recalled, in 1935, the arrival of the first Japanese on Kauai in 1868.

Talk Story with Bill Bryner

Kauai swing trombonist Bill Bryner has been playing music for more than eight decades. During that time he has been a student, teacher, cavalry rider, radio operator, weather observer, engineer, computer programmer and an inspiration to all.