Soltren comes out of ‘retirement’

Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

Luis Soltren, second from right, is congratulated on his Christmas Giveaway for needy people by, from left, County Councilman Derek Kawakami, Rosie Carrillo, state Rep. James Tokioka, thankful keiki, Carrice Gardner representing Gov. David Ige, Kauai Police Department Chief Darryl Perry and wife Solette Perry, and Randall Machado of the governor’s office Saturday outside Kukui Grove 4 Cinemas in Lihue.

Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

Rosie Carrillo and Luis Soltren discuss logistics while greeting guests to the Luis Soltren Christmas Giveaway Saturday outside the Kukui Grove 4 Cinemas.

LIHUE — More than 70 people were treated to a matinee showing of “The Last Jedi” Saturday.