Melissa Paterson discovered her son’s love for robotics Saturday when she happened on the Meet the Robots event taking place at Kukui Grove Center. Melissa McFerrin-Warrack (nope, she was busy selling shopping bags at the Kauai Community Market!) said since the robots have all returned from their Oahu competition, the robotics alliance decided it was a good time to get people to Meet the Robots.
Tia Takasaki couldn’t attend the scholarship luncheon hosted by the Kauai Government Employees Federal Credit Union because she was reigning as the May Day queen at Kapaa High School during the Warriors’ May Day celebration, May 4 (it was also Older Americans Day here on Kauai).
On Jan. 1, 1905, the original Kauai Electric Company — a subsidiary of McBryde Sugar Company — was incorporated for the purpose of using the water of Wainiha Stream to generate electric power for McBryde, located some 34 miles away with its main office at Numila.