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2018 Coffee Competition coming to Kauai

Coffee. The roasted bean juice fills the veins of international trade and supports the livelihoods of some 25 million families in the more than 50 countries where it’s grown worldwide.

Does coffee offer health benefits?

Coffee has been around for a long time and blamed for many ills — from stunting your growth to causing heart disease — but newer research shows that it may actually have health benefits, according to mayoclinic.org

Recovery nutrition

Since many of us are using these cold winter months to get back to the gym, or are doing another exercise to get back into shape, it is a great time to get a good understanding of recovery nutrition.

Happy Camper for Monday, April 23, 2018

Kudos to St. Theresa School Principal Wendy Castillo (she had the connection for the pronto pups) and Duke Lang on another great carnival (the food that wasn’t sold is going to flood relief, Wendy said) that wrapped up Saturday night in Kekaha (yes, there is life on the Westside, too!).

Happy Camper for Sunday, April 22, 2018

Congratulations to Kalani Vierra and the Kauai Fire Department Ocean Safety Bureau on the successful launch of the Nukumoi Point lifeguard tower that was wheeled into place at Poipu Beach Park under the watchful eyes of the monk seal (it’s a good thing the seals decided to delay their almost- daily visits to Poipu) monitoring group of Charlie and Sue Fafard (they even got to watch Christian Manera throw his complete-game four-hitter against Waimea) who were in company of Herb and Melanie Hammam of Wisconsin (they said it’s snowing there).

The CCC on Kauai

During the Great Depression some 3 million American men found work in the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), which established over 3,000 work camps throughout the Mainland United States and in the territories of Alaska and Hawaii, including a camp still in existence and use in Kokee.

Happy Camper for Friday, April 20, 2018

Kudos and mahalo to Philip Rapozo and the Kapaa High School football team, which spent their Tuesday “practice” time boarding a bus and helping clean out the Waioli Hui‘ia Church and Waioli Mission House Museum (yep, that’s the green church in Hanalei).