While students in the public schools were celebrating the last day of school Friday, Rotary exchange students Maria Franco of Spain (she was at Kapaa High School), Camila Goni of Argentina, and Midori Shirai of Japan (they both attended Kauai High School) lamented the closing of school.
“I cried all day,” Goni said. “With school ending, we go back home in two weeks.”
The students were not of age to participate in the Rotary Club of Poipu’s Friends service project, but got a lot of help from volunteers from Kauai Habitat for Humanity, including Marcie Millett of Amaize (catering), who brought the food to Salt Pond Beach Park for the volunteers (Sgt. Maj. Keith Castaneda was setting up for the graduation party celebrating Kaleohano’s graduation).
Marcie (is she on the stick for Papa a‘u, or crew?) is scheduled to provide some food for the upcoming Dog House Beer Fest, June 24 at the Sheraton Kauai Resort to benefit both the Junior Achievement program and the Kauai Humane Society. Chris Young said tickets (Phil Worwa already got his because he said they’re selling fast!) are only available online at kauaihumane.org.
OK, time to go check out the Memorial Day Service at the Kauai Veterans Cemetery.