The story of Morgan’s Ponds, the pools at Lydgate Park

In 1958, while vacationing in Europe, Native Hawaiian Wailua Houselots resident Albert S. Morgan Sr. (1908-2001) and his wife, Helen Morgan, visited Sorrento, Italy, located on the coast south of Naples and east of the island of Capri, and noticed that Sorrento’s beaches were protected from the open sea of the Bay of Naples by stone breakwaters lying roughly 100 yards offshore.

Talk Story with Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr.

If there’s one thing outgoing Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr. wants the community to know as he leaves office, it’s that people have a responsibility to embrace their culture and never forget their roots.

Births for Sunday, November 18, 2018

• Nakoa Kai McLaughlin • Kyra Anuhea Chinen • Kahiwauli Rachel Luka • Riley Aliva Zarbaugh • Cynthia-Klyleah Mana‘olana Duarte • Brixtin Kash Cachero • Kaulanaikala‘iokeakua Mikeala Fernandez • Raelynn Eira Golingo Corpuz • Trey Kala Nobuo Hernandez

Happy Camper for Sunday, November 18, 2018

Nalani Blane Kealaiki (yes, she’s Sarah Blane’s sister!) said she’s planning on coming back to Kauai for the Lights on Rice holiday parade and, hopefully, get invited by Sarah to walk in the parade, too!

Happy Camper for Friday, November 16, 2018

Jim Benkert said the next time you see Bikes on Rice (Street) will be the holiday ride when the bike riders light up their metal steeds and participate in the annual Lights on Rice holiday parade, Friday, Dec. 7 (saved your spots, yet?), starting at 6:30 p.m.

Hearings set for immunization requirement updates

The state Department of Health has scheduled public hearings on Kauai, Maui and Hawaii to gather public comments on the proposed amendments to Title 11, Chapter 157, “Examination and Immunization,” which include health examination and immunization requirements for school attendance in Hawaii.

Learn all you can about nutrigenomics

Last week I attended the American College of Nutrition’s 59th annual conference. I was fortunate to listen to some of the world’s leading scientists, functional medicine doctors, and top nutrigenomics researchers lecture, and then speak with them in person.

Happy Camper for Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Yikes! It’s Wednesday already and Sharon Lasker of the Regency at Puakea invites people to their Fourth annual Holiday Craft Fair and Rummage Sale (they got good stuff) from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. There’s even lunch of a Portuguese bean soup, cornbread and water available … Missy Saiki said the All Saints craft fair is Dec. 8 (not 3!) in Kapaa.

Happy Camper for Monday, November 12, 2018

The craft fair circuit (Phyllis Andrade — she’s the Rancher’s Daughter’s mom! — already did the Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital event) is in full swing with less than two weeks beforeThanksgiving.