Happy Camper for Sunday, February 7, 2021

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Dirk Apao, left, and the Island Pacific Mortgage crew, including (not in order) Ann Alo, Corlis Moritsugu, Blaze Zellman, Ryan Perkins, Andrew Orcozco and Lana Bilbo, celebrate Chantal Rusaw’s birthday with a cake break. She is seated fourth from right.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Some members of the Kaua‘i High School Class of 1966, including from left Ronnie Matsumura, Karen Tone, Jolynne Uyesono, Dennis Ferreira, Jessica Olivas and Gale Domingsel meet monthly at the food court at Kukui Grove Center in Lihu‘e.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Chantal Rusaw of Island Pacific Mortgage is COVID-19-responsible as she uses a platter to fan the candles on her birthday Kit Kat cake.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Elaine Leung of the Beauty Boardroom invites people to the Valentine’s Day Pamper Your Skin presentation Wednesday, Feb. 10. Register at eventbrite.

Happy birthday, Chantal Rusaw (did I hear that from Ron Wood on FM97?), who celebrated her special day at Island Pacific Mortgage with a cake break (who forgot the animals?), where she was COVID-19-responsible and instead of blowing out the candles used a platter to fan the exotic-looking flames.

Elaine Leung of the Beauty Boardroom at Kukui Grove Center is excited about their lease extension to the end of February. They have a special Create Your Valentine Look Pamper Your Skin presentation coming up Wednesday, Feb. 10 from 5:30 p.m. to get ready for that special day Sunday. Reserve a seat at eventbrite.com/e/138880163307. And yes, you need to be COVID-19-responsible, too — meaning social distancing and face masks (until seated), and sanitizing between seatings. Check on their other offerings, too, including the popular Mommy & Me event, and the Fun Friday Facials.

Jenny Ortal has been busy getting Kukui Grove Center spruced up for Valentine’s Day (who did ‘Ele‘ele School? That was a winner, too, with their COVID-19 messaging incorporated), and Partea (they have a two-year anniversary going on) and Aloha Ramen are sparking special NFL Super Bowl promotions with prizes.

OK, time to get ready for the Year of the Metal Ox.


Dennis Fujimoto, staff writer and photographer, can be reached at 245-0453 or dfujimoto@thegardenisland.com.

  1. Rev Dr Malama February 7, 2021 10:20 am Reply

    More cryptic coded article about????
    Past or future events are only for who you know…. apparently not for the general public.

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