K.A.I.S. takes medal haul from states

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    Members of K.A.I.S. TaeKwonDo school stop for a photo Wednesday. Bottom row from left: Austin Owen, David Rualizo, Ka’eo Punzal and Po’okela Punzal. Middle row: Alfred Auger, Kingston Ordonez, Jessica Galzote and Paul Seah. Back row: Katelyn Lopes, Kimberly Towey, Mikayla Villanueva, Kaimana Sakai, master instructor Jack Markman and Kai Markman. Not pictured: Jonah Cabello and Makani Pham.

LIHUE — After taking part in its first off-island competition months ago, a local taekwondo school competed against some of the best in the state.