Happy Camper for Friday, May 13, 2022

  • Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island

    Shane Corregedore, left, and Myrvie Buster, right, of the Garden Island Federal Credit Union present scholarships and goodie bags to Zoe Carvalho, graduating from Kaua‘i High School, and Cody Manibog, graduating from Island School, during a Tuesday luncheon at Plantation House by Gaylord’s at Kilohana. Carvalho will be attending Colorado State University with a major in psychology. Manibog is heading to Arizona State University aiming for an Aviation degree.

  • Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island

    Kaua‘i Federal Credit Union (formerly the Kaua‘i Government Employees Federal Credit Union) scholarship recipients picked up their scholarship packets, Wednesday from Kaua‘i FCU Scholarship Committee’s Cyndi Ayonon, left, and Dickie Chang, right. The scholarship recipients are Tresten Shigematsu of Waimea, Coral Haeger of Kapa‘a High School, Tiago Morgado, home from University of Utah, and Tyler Tanaka of Kapa‘a High School. Missing are recipients Kai Norman of Kauas‘i High School, and Braelyn Cayaban who is at Colorado College.

  • Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island

    A small group of people gather to congratulate the Kaua‘i SBA Award winners, Bianna Greer of LEI Kaua‘i, and Lori and Craig Koga of Tanaka Hardware, Wednesday at the Mo‘ikeha Building.

  • Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island

    Deziree Tacub, Kristyl Kim of the Hawai‘i Disabilities Rights Center in Honolulu, Amelis Kyewich-Kaneholani of the Hawai‘i State Council on Developmental Disabilities, and Jan Higashi help register voters, focusing on voters with developmental disabilities, Thursday during a day-long Voter Fair near the Kaua‘i ‘Ohana Resource Kiosk at the Kukui Grove Center.

  • Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island

    Briget Collins, Madhave Collins-Doijode, Kenneth Carvalho, Zoe Carvalho, Lisa Ubay, Pamela Muana, Frances Virgina Muana, and Owen Muana celebrate the Kiwanis Club of Kaua‘i scholarships at the Puakea Grill, Tuesday evening.

This was the week to meet up with the credit unions (yes, I know, Myrvie Buster of Garden Island Federal Credit Union - it’s Rockstar time with Back to School Bash even if school doesn’t let out for another two weeks!) who almost all presented scholarships to deserving graduating high school seniors. Our perennial Miss Kaua‘i Filipina Tiffany Sagucio works for the GIFCU (any interested contestants can see Nancy Apalla — they were putting up signs at Rose’s Pinoy Favorites — or any of the Kaua‘i Filipino Community Council leaders to get signed up for the pageant coming up in June).

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