Elvrine Chow wanted to learn how to do the holiday cards using Kauai’s dirt, and Edwin Vea (if you missed the West KauaiUnited Methodist Church – Kaumakani craft fair, you missed out on an opportunity to visit the church that is in the middle offormer cane fields) had some old-style Christmas wreaths using macadamia nut leaves (you can make it really old style bypainting them gold or silver) and dried koa pods.
Wow! The holidays are here, and people couldn’t wait for December as Sarah Tochiki (wait until after the holidays for the Kauai All-Island Band!) unleashed a flurry of holiday cheer Friday night with the three musical groups from Kauai Community College that brought out the beauty of the new Bose sound system (you could hear the music from as far away as Macy’s!) at Kukui Grove Center.
It’s a good thing we have two mayors — Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr. is expected to be at the Waimea Town tree lighting, Saturday evening, said Penny Young, and Mayor-elect Derek Kawakami is scheduled to be at the St. Rafael’s lighting festival in Koloa at the same time, said Brenda Sameshima. OK, so which one do we choose to go to?
Liko Pereira (how come there is a delay in some smartphones?), Harriet Watanabe and County Council Chair Mel Rapozo didn’t let the 25th Kauai Christmas Parade stop them from watching the Kapaa High School football team battle the Lahainaluna Lunas for the First Hawaiian Bank Hawaii High School Athletic Association Division II football title Saturday afternoon at Kukui Grove Center.
In 1902, the Executive Council of the Territory of Hawaii recommended that a bridge of cylinder piers, 160 feet in length, be built at Kalihiwai gulch to replace the ferry that had been in use for a very long time as the sole means of conveying passengers and goods across the Kalihiwai River.