The public is invited to attend the County of Kauai’s Health and Wellness Fair 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 19, at Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall.
When you’re a local boy living in New York, the call of poke and sushi can be pretty loud, and Kauai Society of Artists juror Maika‘i Tubbs had to take a break before settling down to work the entries for the Art Kauai 2018 show that opens this weekend at the Kukui Grove Center gallery.
Melissa McFerrin-Warrack forgot her sweater Friday and was ready to get another one before Pearl Shimizu and Art Umezu presented her with a happi (not happy) coat so she could attend bon dance and participate during the opening ceremonies for the Hawaii Nikkei Legacy exhibit.
• Mila Rose McCollim • Kipola Claybourn Kahaunaele • Talyn Akena Callejo-Cabulisan • Kaylee Komae Matsuda • Naomi Nieves • Caleb Jacob Lee • River Wyatt Hara Apodaca • Waikea Kawai Kamaha‘o Okalani Kauakahi • Kamuela Uakokokamakanamaikalani Ramsey Gonsalves • Oceana Leomana Cleary
Lester Beauclerk Robinson (1901-1969) was the great-grandson of Eliza McHutcheson Sinclair, who’d purchased the island of Niihau from Kamehameha V in the names of her two sons, Francis and James Sinclair, as indicated on Royal Patent No. 2944, dated Feb. 23, 1864.
Florence Toyofuku was enthralled by the artistry of Abigail Boroughs and her artistic friends who created art from beach trash (if you missed it, you missed a great exhibit!). Isobel Storch (she’s also a member of the Friends of the Kapaa Public Library) said Florence wants to do this after visiting the Kauai Society of Artists gallery (Call for entries is Saturday).