Let the sun shine

One vendor lamented the lack of the county’s Sunshine Markets in Lihue for the past two weeks. “In Lihue, we were closed last week because of the hurricane,” the vendor said. “The week before, we were closed because it was the Kauai County Farm Bureau Fair.”

Enjoying the farm fair

Chef Jason Sessions of the Nanea Restaurant at the Westin Princeville topped the 9th annual Kauai Coffee Celebrity Chef Cookoff for Charity, earning $2,000 for the Westin Princeville Foundation.

Relay for the North Shore

Pauline Ibia needed to visit political candidates Saturday night, but delayed her visits until she got in a couple of laps in the Survivors’ Walk at the American Cancer Society Relay For Life North Shore, held at the Bryan J. Baptiste Sports Complex in Kapaa.

Safety day

Kaila Sumida needed a new bicycle because she had outgrown the one she brought to the Wilcox Keiki Bike and Skateboard Safety Day.

Celebrating plantation life

The first-ever Western fashion show coordinated by Joelle Souza marked the Sunset Hoolaulea and formal opening ceremonies of Koloa Plantation Days at the Poipu Beach Athletic Club.

Getting ready for school

Hundreds of families got a head start on back to school by sharing in more than $18,000 in free school supplies distributed during the Back to School Bash at Kukui Grove Center Saturday.

First Saturday shopping

Liberta Albao maintained a voter-registration station for the primary election during the First Saturday function presented by the Kapaa Business Association.

Night shopping, outdoors

Rick Carroll, a former Honolulu Advertiser staffer, wanted to know if you saw the spider web that graced the Soulgood Family performing on the patio outside the food vending area outside the mini golf where Aunty M was frying up a batch of pies for the gathering crowd Saturday at the Kilauea Night Market.

10 years of healthy fun

Ten years of the Kauai Mayor-a-thon is a milestone, and a reason to bring out a bunch of new things for the more than 1,200 participants who rolled out to the Kapaa Beach Park, fronting Ke Ala Hele Makalae.