The Garden Island published an article on page A6 on Jan. 16, three days after the horrible mess caused by the warning we all suffered from on Saturday, Jan. 13. It was put out by the Red Cross and written by the CEO, Coralie Chun Matayoshi. I have quite a few issues with it that I will cover shortly.
Here are the guidelines for the Kinolau O Kanaloa poster contest:
The Kinolau O Kanaloa poster contest encourages aloha for the ocean. The student art contest focuses on celebrating the kinolau (bodily forms) of Kanaloa (Hawaiian god of the sea) and is open to all Kauai students. The artwork will be on display at Kukui Grove Center from Feb. 9-18.
Three federal agency assistance sessions will offer Kauai constituents the opportunity to get individual assistance with federal agency matters. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard’s Kauai Outreach Liaison, Kaulana Finn, will be available for one-on-one federal casework assistance during the sessions.
The whales have returned to Hawaii, and 100 people welcomed them back on Saturday at Kealia by sharing songs, poems, prayers and whale stories at an open-mic event.
Ann Hashisaka of the Kauai Kookie LLC was happy she came to the Kawakami building Friday morning. “I’m glad to be able to put a face to someone I’ve read so much about,” Hashisaka told Josie Pablo, representing the Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital Auxiliary. “You folks do so much for the kupuna.”