Tourism reaching new heights on Kauai

Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

Richie Ogata of Bamboo Grill at the Anchor Cove Shopping Center, top right, stops to chat with Sarah Beth Kersey, Angel Jarvis and Eloise Garvis of Georgia Thursday while Sarah enjoys pancakes that Eloise said are “kind of like the kind I used to make.”

Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

Mike, Autumn and Avery Connot of California get an explanation of June being Adopt-a-Cat Month using pineapple by Crazy Shirt associate Megan Macadangdang at the Anchor Cove shop.

LIHUE — Despite a flooding disaster in April that devastated much of Kauai’s North Shore, tourists kept coming.