The Kauai Police Activities League is accepting registrations for its juvenile jiu-jitsu and Chess with the Chief programs.
Beginning Jan. 11, juvenile jiu-jitsu classes for youth kindergarten through seventh grade will be held on Thursdays, from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Classes for youth eighth grade through 12th grade will be held on Fridays, from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., starting Jan. 5. All classes will be held at the K-PAL Youth Center in Kapaa, and instructed by members of the Kauai Technical Institute. The fee to register for jiu-jitsu classes is $25.
Chess with the Chief begins Jan. 13, and is scheduled to take place every second and fourth Saturday from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Kauai Police Headquarters in Lihue. The free program is designed to help youth ages 10 and older learn fundamentals, history, strategy and competitive play with Kauai Police Chief Darryl Perry.
K-PAL is a nonprofit devoted to developing character, self-discipline and healthy lifestyles among Kauai’s youth. It seeks to strengthen police-community relations.