Happy Camper for Sunday, October 7, 2018

Kudos to Tiffany Dick and the Aloha Dance Studio on opening the 2018 edition of Freaky Fridays at Kukui Grove Center (Tiffany said one of the zombies even scared Melissa McFerrin-Warrack!). The event is a unique Halloween event helping raise funds for the Aloha Dance Studio off- island competitions while providing shoppers at the mall a nice change of pace.

Births for Sunday, October 7, 2018

• Alessandra Kahula Grace Newman • Hayla Kiara Averie Akau • Mehana Pu‘uwaialohaokalani Munoz-Kuwamura • Liliana Marie Leibbrand • Kawelo Suien Higa

Talk Story with Fran Nestel

Fran Nestel continues performing with the Kauai Chorale and in Kauai Voices. She recently returned from a singing tour to Cuba with Kauai Voices, sang a solo during the chorale’s production of “Carmina Burana,” placed third in her category at this year’s Mokihana Festival, and dances hula.

Happy Camper for Friday, October 5, 2018

Wow! Kudos to all those who are observing October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month (the Kauai Interscholastic Federation volleyball officials all have pink whistles and lanyards; Kapaa and Waimea high school girls are in pink warmups, and there is still more to find). Edie Ignacio Neumiller got the county Department of Water to do pink, and Alden Alayvilla said the Historic County Building is lit up in pink (so is that shopping stop in Kapaa across Otsuka’s) for October.

Dental plan includes Kauai

AlohaCare and ‘Ohana Health Plan, a WellCare Health Plans, Inc. company, announced they will offer basic adult dental care coverage through each company’s expanded Medicaid offering beginning Jan. 1.

Fibromyalgia — what it is, and how can you heal it

Do you have joint pain, sleep disturbance, depression, inability to think clearly, chronic fatigue or chronic pain in your muscles and ligaments? Most of us feel some of this at least once an a while, some of us maybe feel it more regularly.

Happy Camper for Monday, October 1, 2018

Happy birthday, Waileia Edwards, who got solid support from her Kauai High School volleyball team Saturday night. The team was so generous in their support of Waileia’s birthday, they even sent out birthday cake to the parking lot security corps.

Talk Story: Dana Miyake

Kailua native and Anahola resident Dana Miyake is Hawaiian through and through. Much of her life is dedicated to the Hawaiian sport of outrigger canoe paddling.