Yu Ra gets entrapped; Woo-jin is torn

Local Korean American amateur golfer Peter Jung will make his PGA debut next month at the SONY Open. Maryknoll School junior Jung is 16 and has been golfing since age 8 when his father Sung Yup Jung introduced him to the game.

Author Toby Neal releases memoir

Toby (Wilson) Neal grew up on laid-back Kauai, but her memoir, “Freckled: A Memoir of Growing Up Wild in Hawaii,” is a fast-paced story of growing up a homeless surfer kid and making her way to college at Boston University.

The Joy of Christmas beckons

Admission is free to view The Joy of Christmas holiday lights display at St. Raphael Church in Koloa. It is open Saturday and Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. through December.

Augie T’s ‘Last Stand’ (up)

More than 20 years ago, Augie “T” Tulba took the stage at Vidinha Stadium as a young standup comedian, a gig that triggered a decades-long career and the release of nine comedy DVDs.

Read it and weep no more

Having a retail bookstore, being on the frontlines of book selling, we do come across a number of self-published books of questionable production. We are, of course, happy to see these individuals expressing their creativity and making it available to the public.

Humane Society now open Sundays

Mirah Horowitz, Kauai Humane Society executive director, got to meet the public, and Subaru Hawaii helped animals get adopted into new homes and collected supplies when the Kauai Humane Society resumed Sunday openings.