Births for Thursday, December 20, 2018

• Mia Noelani Suniga • Araiya Blayze Perreira-Ramos • Tayah Kalau‘i Refamonte • Kyrie Tiamaiah Kulia I Ka U‘i Makamae Tafua Ho‘okano • Chris Daniel Gabriel Balaan • Anders Oberon Koehler • Aidrick Nathaniel Riola • Micah Gabriel James Williams • Kaholoiki Mateo Sagucio • Jaxon Akio Keao Kahahawai • Divine Hauoli O‘ole Rios

Happy Camper for Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Happy birthday to Aiden Gadingan who celebrated his birthday with family and friends (even Tori Kagawa came over for the shindig), Sunday with a big party at the Fun Factory at the Kukui Grove Center!

Sleepy? Fix it…

I am often asked about the importance of sleep and how to know if you’re getting enough sleep to support your health and fitness efforts.

Births for Tuesday, December 18, 2018

• Rain Storm Cummings • Rhea Maria Luelle Green • Dane Jun‘ichiro Cabael • Wyatt Miloli‘i Kumanoikeala Woodward Gunn • Christian John Kapena Reyes • Levi Asher Evslin

Happy Camper for Monday, December 17, 2018

Kudos to Melissia Sugai, Nalani Brun and the organizers of the Kauai Made Holly Jolly Holiday Fair that attracted a large crowd (who said there was no parking?) to the front parking lot of the former Big Kmart store.

Yu Ra gets entrapped; Woo-jin is torn

Local Korean American amateur golfer Peter Jung will make his PGA debut next month at the SONY Open. Maryknoll School junior Jung is 16 and has been golfing since age 8 when his father Sung Yup Jung introduced him to the game.

Ginger Beralas’ oopu fishing days on the North Shore

My wife, Ginger, was born and raised on Kauai, and during the 1950s and early 1960s she’d often go fishing with her family — at the seashore, in plantation reservoirs or steams in the mountains, or in the Hanalei and Wainiha rivers.

Happy Camper for Sunday, December 16, 2018

Mahalo to Juvie Bercasio for “the itchies,” and kudos to Josie Pablo (she’s the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation Kauai Region recreation director) and the entire Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital ohana on a great Christmas party for its residents and their families Friday evening (yep, it got moved from the daytime so everyone could come).