Peter Ishibashi, who traded in his coach’s hat for the umpire mask Wednesday, said his daughter put her job on hold for a couple of weeks so she could dance with Kumu Hula Leina‘ala Pavao-Jardin at the Merrie Monarch Hula Festival (the halau is on during the first hour, drawing No. 5 in order of performance).
Glenn Mickens had his radar gun out after leaving the Kaua‘i County Council meeting and Tyson Alger said Mikeo Rita, the Waimea pitcher, was throwing one of his best games of the season.
Uncle Louie Almadova continues to say “the best dressed team will win.”
Susan Honjiyo and Ed Kawamura will be super busy working the Kaua‘i County Farm Bureau Garden Fair and having only minutes before the showing of “Our Nobler Selves” at the Kaua‘i Veterans Center.
Ken Morikawa (he was with Dee Morikawa Wednesday at the Lawmakers Listen event) said he has to pick up several veterans for the film project headed by Walter Ozawa (Ed said he was picking up the tab for bento at Wednesday’s meeting). The movie starts at 4 p.m. Saturday.
• Dennis Fujimoto, photographer and staff writer, can be reached at 245-3681 (ext. 253) or dfujimoto@ thegardenisland.com.