Inviting students: Back-to-school bird-watching opportunity

  • Dawn F. Kawahara / Special to The Garden Island

    Costa Rican hummingbirds hover, jewel-like, around a sugar syrup feeder hung before a misty mountain view.

Usually I picture my readers at all ages, but this column will focus upon students from fifth through 12th grades, particularly students who are drawn to nature and like to think carefully about what they see, hear and imagine. I’m broadcasting the news of a first — the 1st Student Poem Contest, sponsored by the Kauai “Live Poets’ Society” in cooperation with the Lihue Public Library.