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
Starting with a single poi smoothie, Menehune Chef is teaching keiki about healthy, sustainable foods.
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 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).
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.