News Briefs for Saturday — February 25, 2006

• KIUC forum set for Wednesday

• Waimea reunion meeting planned

• Free movie day for teens is today


KIUC forum set for Wednesday

A Kauai Island Utility Cooperative board candidates’ forum is coming Wednesday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Vets’ Center on Kapule Highway in Lihu‘e.

Six of the seven candidates for the three openings on the KIUC board confirmed they will participate in the forum.

The forum, emceed by Dickie Chang and moderated by The Garden Island editor Adam Harju, will be a two-part question and answer timed format.

First, candidates will be asked questions prepared by the sponsors of the event. Then the public will have 30 minutes to ask candidates about governance issues.

For questions about the event, call Sandra Wright at 828-1602.


Waimea reunion meeting planned

Members of the Waimea High School Class of 1962 are planning a class reunion, and have a meeting set for Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Kalaheo Neighborhood Center, classmates said in a press release.

They are looking for help in sending out information on the reunion to classmates, and in planning programs for two nights of festivities.

For more information, call Sharon, 335-6074, after 5:30 p.m.


Free movie day for teens is today

m., the first 225 teens, ages 13 to 19, who show up at the doors of the Kukui Grove Cinemas in Lihu‘e, will be admitted free to see the movie “Date Movie,” and have the chance to win some prizes as well, organizers said in a press release.

Volunteers and staff with REAL, an anti-smoking coalition, are sponsoring the event, part of an International Day of Action for Smoke-free movies, called “Holla back @ Hollywood.”

The Kauai REAL leaders, Sheryll Yotsuda, Erik Rita, Aaron Ramelb, Danielle Creamer, and Kevin Van Buskirk, are organizing the event and presentations as they try to market REAL to other Kauaian teens.

Someone will win a DVD player.

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