Talk Story: Rich Hoeppner

  • Rich Hoeppner / Contributed photo

    Participants in an SCCA Kauai meet at Vidinha Stadium stop for a photo. Pictured are Andrew Canavan, Rick Burrell, Lauren Matsuyama-Gray, David Crocker and Ryan Richardson.

  • Photo courtesy Rich Hoeppner

    Rich Hoeppner’s white Toyota Prius, left, is in position before the starting line during an SCCA Kauai meet at Vidinha Stadium in this April photo.

  • Nick Celario / The Garden Island

    Rich Hoeppner stops for a photo Thursday in Lihue.

Kauai resident Rich Hoeppner came across autocross in his younger years and has had a passion for it ever since.