For all the search-and-rescue help

The Kauai Search and Rescue Team K-9 Unit would like to thank all the people and companies that so generously supported us with food, warm towels, coffee, and everything else that was delivered to our staging area during the recent Ka Loko Dam break.

They are: Princeville Resort, Gary Pacheco, Doty family, Na Aina Kai, Northshore Christian Church, Church of the Pacific, Menehune Food Mart, American Red Cross, Kauai Food Bank, Councilman Jay Furfaro, Kauai Backcountry Adventures, Princeville Hotel, Georgia and Tiffany, Kaua‘i Fire Department, Kaua‘i Police Department, state Department of Land and Natural Resources, Hawaii Urban Search and Rescue, and the National Guard, the Coast Guard, Polynesian Café and Thames, Kaua‘i Hospice, Kilauea Bakery, Janet Yatchak, Shirley Hammond, Doni Whitsett, Karin Stoll, Kilauea Fish Market, Air One (Inter-Island Helicopters), Tyri Inc., Scott Sims, Kapaa Animal Clinic, Dr. Ranella Steinberg, DVM, Dr. David Haas, DVM, of Lihue Veterinary Hospital, Quiznos, Delvynne and the Kilauea Neighborhood Center, Subway, Burger King, Sal and Patty Ochoa for sheltering us from the storm, Bill Troutman, Dr. Ken Pierce, Dr. Steve Rogoff, Dr. Jim Winkler, Hale Lea Medical Center Staff, Bob and Jeanette Robertson, Cat and Alan, Princeville Ranch, L&L Restaurant, David Gochros, Patrice, Robert Perdue, Leesa Perry, Jennifer Jackson, KONG, The Garden Island newspaper, and lastly, our training coordinator, Chad Pacheco. And to all the others who gave so graciously with only a face to recognize and no names, we remember your kindness as well.

Mahalo, Kauai Search and Rescue K-9 Unit (501-C3)

• Officers: Freddie F. Davis, president; Chellie (Kalei) Suzuki, treasurer; Peter Kahapea, secretary; Chad Pacheco, training coordinator; Team members: Azi Turturici and Teddy; Bill Woodard and Kai; Chad Pacheco and Turbo; Chellie (Kalei) Suzuki and Turbo; David Miyao and Ale; Debra Gochros and Astro; Gerald Shinn; Ginny Baldwin; Janice Olsen; Jim Turturici and Nikki and Amber; John Burns; Juliet Moncrief and Tigger; Kuma Davis and Milo; Peter Kahapea; Russell Fu; Sal Ochoa. Kauai Search and Rescue, P.O. Box 1253, Kekaha, HI 96752, telephone 651-8878.


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