Free, healthy fun

Eighty bicycles were given away in celebration of Wilcox Health Center’s 80th anniversary during the annual Kids Summer Fest at the Kauai Marriott Resort & Beach Club.

Rounding up the poka

Hui o Laka, the sponsoring organization behind the annual Banana Poka Round Up, describes the event as “a lively forest education fair,” and this year’s event was no exception.

Chamber golf sells out in Poipu

The 15th annual Kauai Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament was sold out at the Poipu Bay Golf Course, but Mark Perriello, president of the Kauai Chamber, said they were able to get two more golfers into the field playing a four-person modified scramble format with a shotgun start.

Walking to help

About 2,200 people took advantage of clear weather to raise $350,000 for Kauai nonprofits at the 40th annual Visitor Industry Charity Walk hosted by the Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association.

‘Mensora’ to Hui Alu Okinawa Festival

“Mensora” means “welcome” to Okinawa culture, food, and dance. It’s a greeting offered to those who braved the Friday night rains, which gave way to Saturday’s clear weather at the Hui Alu Okinawa Festival at the Kauai Veterans Center.

Fighting back against cancer

Kauai Fire Department Battalion Chief Jason Ornellas spent his day in the Emergency Operating Center involved with disaster relief efforts Saturday.

Sold-out bowling for Charity Walk

Enterprise Rent-A-Car got a break Saturday when the Koloa Landing crew was not able to make the annual Charity Walk Bowling event. Instead of having empty lanes, Enterprise Rent-A-Car sent a crew of bowlers to fill in at the sold-out event that adds funds to the Visitor Industry Charity Walk presented by the Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association, Kauai Chapter on May 12 at a new gathering place — the North Vidinha soccer fields.

Garden Fair, Scouts share soggy space

Hundreds of people braved the showers that blanketed Kauai Saturday during the annual Garden Fair hosted by the Kauai County Farm Bureau and the University of Hawaii College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources.

Walking and rolling at MS Sunset Stroll

More than 250 people showed up to demonstrate their support for the battle against multiple sclerosis Saturday during the annual MS Walk and Roll (it’s called the MS Walk elsewhere) at Kapaa Beach Park.