Drive-thru diplomas

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island file

    Waimea High School Class of 2017 senior Kailan Simao-Castillo has his graduation wear adjusted by his mother Peggy at the Waimea Pier before heading to commencement exercises on campus.

LIHU‘E — Most of the Kaua‘i Class of 2020 graduates will be getting their diplomas at drive-thru-style graduation ceremonies later this month, and all three public high schools are planning convoy parades and other events on Friday, May 22, to highlight and honor their graduates, whose commencement lands in the middle of a global pandemic.