American Civil War veteran Samuel Napoleon Hundley (1846-1932) came to Kauai in 1878 to set up Kauai’s first sugar diffusion mill for Col. Zephaniah Spalding’s Makee Sugar Co. in Kealia, whereby sugar is extracted by repeated hot water washings of sugarcane that has been cut into small pieces.
Happy birthday to all the centenarians (we had three of them this week!), starting with Koharu Kawamura of Waimea, who was surprised by a visit from her family from the Mainland (Yuso and Edna Kurihara’s family is from California) and the Neighbor Islands Sunday during a luncheon celebrating her 100th birthday at Wong’s Chinese Restaurant in Hanapepe (Monique Joy Lorenzo was working hard).
Teresa Caires of Girl Scout Troop 823 said this is the final weekend the girls will be out for market sales for this year’s batch of Girl Scout cookies. She was out over the weekend (who has the six-hour shiftending at 9 p.m. at Safeway Hokulei Village this Saturday?).
The most beneficial vitamin for our health is called the “sunshine vitamin.” I can not even tell all of its benefits in one article! That’s why we have hundreds of books about Vitamin D, which is a fat-soluble vitamin that regulates calcium homeostasis, is vital for bone health, and much more.