Happy birthday to Albert Moura who celebrated his special day Tuesday. His celebration was heightened when he received a congratulatory phone call from Gov. Neil Abercrombie which got Albert so excited, he had to call his daughter Marlene Moises who was at the basketball game to support her son Brandon who coaches Waimea High School.
Congratulations to coach Neal Fagarang and his coaching staff (Kathleen Cadiente was smiling from ear to ear) on its first win of the season!
Edwin Vea said tickets for the Miss Kauai/Miss Garden Isle pageant are on sale for the Jan. 25 event.
Edie Ignacio said people can help victims of the recent Philippines typhoon while enjoying the gala hosted by the Kauai Filipino Chamber of Commerce, Jan. 25 at the Kauai Marriott.
Jan. 25 is also the first ocean count for 2014 and Jean Souza is giving instruction for counters Saturday at the King Kaumualii cafeteria.
• Dennis Fujimoto, staff writer and photographer, can be reached at 245-0453 or dfujimoto@ thegardenisland.com.