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Happy Camper for Friday, April 20, 2018

Kudos and mahalo to Philip Rapozo and the Kapaa High School football team, which spent their Tuesday “practice” time boarding a bus and helping clean out the Waioli Hui‘ia Church and Waioli Mission House Museum (yep, that’s the green church in Hanalei).

Don’t drink the water in area of Haena

The Department of Water has issued a “Do not drink” advisory for residents located along a portion of Kuhio Highway; between Manoa Stream and the Limahuli Stream area in Haena.

1 more in mayoral race

Lenny Rapozo, director of the county Department of Parks and Recreation, has officially filed his papers for the upcoming mayoral race.

State assesses flood-damaged areas

The state Department of Transportation, along with county, federal and other state agencies, are working on the clearing and repair of Kuhio Highway between Lumahai and Wainiha on Kauai’s North Shore following the historic rainfall.

National Day of Prayer celebration May 3

A broad diversity of prayers, songs and chants from many different religious and spiritual traditions on Kauai will ring out from the Moikeha Building rotunda to celebrate the theme of “Pray for America — Unity,” at the annual National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 3, from 9 to 11 a.m.

New karate school opening

Adrian Labrador said he uses the discipline (in karate) to help with his life. “My wife passed about a year-and-a-half ago,” Labrador said. “I use the martial arts discipline to help overcome my sorrow and grief.”

Aerial assessment reveals unexpected results

A helicopter survey tour of lands under the jurisdiction of the state Department of Land and Natural Resources showed that many of the Kauai lands were left less impacted by last weekend’s historic flooding, while others were more devastated than originally thought.

Kapaa takes Waimea in straight sets

KAPAA — Kapaa’s Kiran Costa had nearly 30 hits for points, and Justin Faidley added key blocks and his share of hits to lead Kapaa to a 3-0 win — 25-17-25-20, and 25-21 — over Waimea on Tuesday during the Kauai Interscholastic Federation boys volleyball games at the Bernice Hundley Gym in Kapaa.