Happy Camper for Monday, December 25, 2017

What a flurry of activity taking place during the weekend leading to Christmas, as kudos go out to Big Kmart Manager Anthony Florick and Kauai Police Department Chief Darryl Perry, who hosted the annual Shop With A Cop (nice to see Gini Kapali out and about, and mahalo, Bobby Thompson, for that cell phone thingie).

Happy Camper for Sunday, December 24, 2017

Theresa Monro is a light parade all by herself as she drives her 2012 Nissan Leaf around town. Theresa has more than 2,000 LED holiday lights (she said she bought out the Ace Hardware stock) fastened with painter’s tape in a way that all the doors and hatch operates normally.

Bum-woo leaves, Jong-sam cuts a deal

Taeyang of Big Bang, engaged to actress Min Hyo-rin, is expected to marry in February before he enlists in the military. The Conscription Law in South Korea applies to all males between 18 and 35. Service in the military differs depending on which military branch, ranging from 21 months in the Army to 24 months in the Air Force.

Talk Story with Paul Togioka

Slack key guitar master, 57-year-old Paul Togioka of Wailua Homesteads, was Kauai’s first recording artist to be invited to open the Kauai Style Slack Key Festival.

The McBryde Sugar Company Railroad

McBryde Sugar Co. Ltd., in operation on Kauai from 1899 to 1996, with its lands initially extending eastward from Eleele for eight miles along the southern coast of Kauai to Kukuiula, began building its railroad system at the outset of its organization on May 25, 1899.

Merry Christmas and a healthy Happy New Year!

Tomorrow is the big day for many of us here on the island. A day of feasting, family and friends. Hopefully, you have managed to get through the holiday parties and celebrations while still keeping your commitment to your health.

Happy Camper for Monday, December 18, 2017

People drove from miles around to Kukui Grove Center to see the last performance of Starlighters front man Danny Hamada. No worries, though. The Starlighters will continue bringing their big-band sound to stages across the island, just without Hamada.

Jung-joo apologizes; Do-hyun comes clean

The Sunday weekend drama, “Breezy Love,” ended last week. There was some confusion during the season as episode 12 with casting. The popular drama series “Breezy Love,” aka “Blow Breeze,” had to change out their second female lead character Shinae.

Happy Camper for Sunday, December 17, 2017

Miss Garden Isle Teen Isabel Gampon spent her birthday evening helping out at the Kauai Chamber of Commerce fourth quarter general membership meeting at the Kauai Marriott Resort & Beach Club.