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.
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.
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.