Junior Lifeguards go despite COVID-19

  • Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island

    At least 50 — 25 each in the Keiki and Juniors division — youth and their Kaua‘i Ocean Safety Bureau lifeguard instructors and supporters from the Kaua‘i Lifeguard Association took to the beach at the Salt Pond Park for the Junior Lifeguard program.

  • Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island

    Participants in the Junior Division practice rescue techniques using a body board, Wednesday during the Kaua‘i Junior Lifeguard program at the Salt Pond Beach Park.

  • Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island

    Participants in the Junior Division practice rescue techniques using a Rescue Tube, Wednesday during the Kaua‘i Junior Lifeguard program at the Salt Pond Beach Park.

  • Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island

    Kaua‘i Ocean Safety Bureau Chief Kalani Vierra explains the use of body boards in rescues while Laola Lake, president of the Kaua‘i Lifeguard Association prepares Rescue Tubes for use, Wednesday during the Kaua‘i Junior Lifeguard program at the Salt Pond Beach Park.

  • Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island

    A Kaua‘i Junior Lifeguard responds to swimmers in distress with a Rescue Tube in tow, Wednesday during the Kaua‘i Junior Lifeguard program at the Salt Pond Beach Park.

  • Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island

    Keiki Junior Lifeguards get acquainted with the paddleboards, Wednesday during the Kaua‘i Junior Lifeuard program at the Salt Pond Beach Park.

HANAPEPE — “Kleve Zarbaugh is getting hungry,” said Jaime Arreola, the vice president of the Kaua‘i Lifeguard Association Wednesday during the Kaua‘i Junior Lifeguard program being held at the Salt Pond Beach Park. “This means lunchtime is getting close. We’re only here to support the lifeguards.”

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