Happenings around Kauai

• Poipu Bay Grill hosts ‘Bud Bowl’ bash • Ano is new manager at Kauai Village • Visitors group calls for awards entries • Kennedy, Shimono win Chamber awards • Intellectual property is a seminar topic • Norwegian Wind to call on Nawiliwili

Poipu Bay Grill hosts ‘Bud Bowl’ bash

If you’re in the right place at the right time today, Super Bowl Sunday, Jan. 26, and that place is the Poipu Bay Grill and Bar at Poipu Bay Golf Course and the Hyatt Regency Kauai Resort & Spa, you could win a share of $15,000 cash. The bar’s Super Bowl party is part of a nationwide Bud Bowl “Share The Cash” giveaway sponsored by Budweiser and Bud Light. On game day, an independent judging organization will by random drawing select the winning bar or restaurant, and the Bud Bowl crew will visit the premises and divide the cash among all patrons on the spot during the game. Breakfast begins at 7 a.m., the pre-game show starts at 11 a.m., and kickoff is 1 p.m. Other door prizes will be given away. Please call 742-1515 or 742-6251 for more information.

Ano is new manager at Kauai Village

Stephanie P. Ano has joined CB Richard Ellis Hawaii, Inc., as property manager, responsible for managing Kauai Village shopping center along Kuhio Highway in Waipouli. She also manages the Lili’uokalani Trust portfolio in Kona on the Big Island. Ano served as a senior community association manager for Kaua’i with another property-management company before joining CB Richard Ellis. She is a certified community association manager, and association management specialist.

Visitors group calls for awards entries

This Friday, Jan. 31 is the entry deadline for the Hawai’i Visitors & Convention Bureau’s annual Keep It Hawai’i Awards program, where companies, individuals and organizations on all islands may submit entries for projects seeking to preserve historic Hawai’i. Entry forms and criteria are available online at www.gohawaii.com/keepithawaii. Entries may be sent to The Schiller Agency, 233 Merchant St., Suite 200, Honolulu, HI 96813. Mailed entries should be postmarked no later than this Friday, Jan. 31. For more information, please call 1-808-539-5720.

Kennedy, Shimono win Chamber awards

Nicole Kennedy of Princeville Ranch Stables, nominated by Barbie and Ken Jones of Jacksonville, Ore., and Jason Shimono of South Sea Tours & Helicopters, nominated by Terri Cochran of Springfield, Mo., were honored recently as the Kaua’i Chamber of Commerce Operation Aloha winners for November and December, respectively. The Chamber project honors Kauaians who go beyond the call of duty to provide exceptional service and aloha to visitors.

Intellectual property is a seminar topic

George Darby, a patent and technology attorney based in Mililani, O’ahu, will be on Kaua’i to conduct a workshop on licensing intellectual property for commercialization, this Tuesday, Jan. 28, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Lihu’e Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall. The Hawaii Small Business Development Center Network Kaua’i office presents the seminar, which has a registration deadline of tomorrow, Monday, Jan. 27. The cost is $35 per person, and pre-registration and pre-payment are required. Registration may be accomplished, and more information gathered, by calling 246-1748.

Norwegian Wind to call on Nawiliwili

The 754-foot-long cruise ship Norwegian Wind is scheduled to call on Nawiliwili Harbor this Thursday, Jan. 30, arriving at 7 a.m. and leaving at 4 p.m. the same day. Volunteers are always welcome to greet cruise ships. Please call 245-2340.


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