News and Events for Monday, March 5, 2012

 Free homeowner workshop

Free “Home Ownership Now” workshops for new and experienced home buyers will be held on March 15 at the Lihu‘e Plantation Building located behind Lihu‘e Post Office on Rice Street.

 The first workshop begins at 4:30 p.m. and on-site registration starts at 4 p.m. The second workshop is from 7 to 9 p.m.

Registration can be completed online at For more information, contact Ron Margolis at 346-7095 or

Call for ‘green’ award nominations

The Rotary Club of Kapa‘a is accepting entries until March 31 for its 2012 Kaua‘i Green Innovation Awards.

The award honors local businesses, nonprofits, individuals and government agencies that have displayed leadership in developing innovative “green” practices over the past 12 months.

Awards will be judged on a combination of innovation, environmental impact and overall effectiveness, according to a news release. These three judging criteria apply to all types of entrants, including those who provide green products, services and programs.

Entry forms and instructions are available at Completed entries are due no later than March 31 to Kapa‘a Rotary vocational chair Judah Freed by email at or by fax to 822-0547. Winners will be announced April 18.

— The Garden Island


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