Happy Camper for Monday, September 2, 2019

Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

Members of Ikito Muraoka’s family get photos and videos, and Theresa V. Tilley Maman and Guillauma D. Maman, standing left with lei, applaud as Mayor Derek S.K. Kawakami proclaims Saturday as Ikito “Ike” Muraoka Day at the Regency at Puakea in Puhi. Muraoka is seated center.

Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

United States Sen. Mazie Hirono gets help from Mae Isonaga in meeting some of the veterans, including Ikito “Ike” Muraoka, residing at the Regency at Puakea in Puhi, after presenting awards to Chito Isonaga, seated rear.

Congratulations to Coach Teddy Arroyo and his Kauai Pop Warner Football League ohana on launching its 58th year of tackle football and cheer for Kauai’s young scholar-athletes Saturday during the annual Jamboree, where Kelvin Moniz (he was officiating at the Friday night Kauai Interscholastic Federation football game, too!) and Harvette Acosta were recognized for their numerous years of service with volunteer awards.