News Briefs for Thursday, March 23, 2006

• CPR training Saturday in Hanapepe

• Republican convention is Saturday


CPR training Saturday in Hanapepe

A.J. “Gus” Lactaoen said in a press release his 911 Seminars leaders are hosting an adult, infant and child cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) class Saturday at 9 a.m. at The Salvation Army Hanapepe Corps building next to the Hanapepe Recreation Center and Hanapepe Stadium.

Instructors will cover adult, infant and child CPR, first aid, and use of an automatic external defibrillator (AED) in both Koloa and Princeville on a regular basis, he said.

American Red Cross certification will be given to those who fulfill the class requirements. Registration is required.

For more information on cost, location and times, call 651-4180 or visit

The next Princeville class is set for April 22, and the next Hanapepe class after Saturday’s is April 29.

Additionally, workshops for members of families, and owners and operators of businesses, on common-sense strategies in case of any type of emergency, will also be offered for those who want to learn the basic skills and do not need certification.

Registration for those courses is required, too.

Those courses are also set for Saturday in The Salvation Army Hanapepe Corps headquarters, at 9 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Republican convention is Saturday

Officials with the Kauai Republican Party will be having their county convention at the Kauai Beach Hotel & Resort (former Radisson off Kuhio Highway near Hanama‘ulu) tomorrow from 10:30 to noon.

The charge is $25 for lunch. For more information, call Chairman Ron Agor at 245-4550 or 651-5764.


The Garden Island corrects errors of fact in news stories. If you notice an error, please contact us at one of the numbers listed below.

• In Wednesday’s edition of The Garden Island, a story on the front page with the headline “Inspections should be complete by Friday” should have named the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as the source of documentation claiming state Department of Land and Natural Resources officials had ownership of the Ka Loko Reservoir dam.


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