Fast start for ‘Bows with conference play afoot

Things have gone about as well as Eran Ganot could have hoped through the team’s first four conference games. The University of Hawaii got a split on their opening road trip and then picked up a pair of home wins last week to start the Big West season with a 3-1 record.

Happy Camper for Wednesday, January 17, 2018

OK, time to go check out Ku‘i at the County. Pua Rossi, a Kauai Community College Hawaiian studies instructor, said they’ve gotten a lot of requests for the Tuesdays at the Lo‘i (you’re missing out if you’ve never checked it out), where Josh Fukino does ku‘i, or poi-pounding.

Thrift stores donations holding steady in new year

Local thrift stores said donations are strong and steady with the new year. Over at the Helen Mitsui Shared Blessings Thrift Shop in Kilauea, Susan Wright, who volunteers at the store, said that their donations usually increase at the end of every month.

KIF swimmers make waves

A smaller field of Kauai Interscholastic Federation pushed four KIF record-paced swims and picked up 12 state qualifying swims, Saturday at the KIF qualifying swim meet hosted by Island School at the YMCA pool.

Missile scare far more than an ‘unfortunate error’

Saturday’s missile scare has been described as an epic failure. It was. It has been called inexcusable. It was. It has been referred to as something that caused panic. It did. And it has been said those responsible must be held accountable. They must.