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Happy Camper for Friday, July 29, 2022

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    Keegan “Kealoha” Cragg of Nebraska selects his putter for the Koloa Plantation Days Putting Contest at the Po‘ipu Bay Golf Course, Thursday. Kealoha finished the 9-hole round with a hole-in-one, his father carded a hole-in-one, and his mother aced three holes. The Koloa Plantation Days wraps up, Sunday with mini golf play at the Lawai Beach Resort where keiki have a last chance to earn school supplies premiums before school starts.

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    ‘Can I be in the newspaper?’ said Michelle Sullivan of California, Thursday after purchasing a seahorse kiln fired glass piece from Jessica Clabo of Rainbow Wave Art at the weekly Art & Farm Aloha Market at the National Tropical Botanical Garden South Shore Visitor Center where they wrap up their summer movie series on Aug. 6 with the free family showing of Jungle Cruise. Gates open at 6 p.m. to the Cognition Learning Center (they’re from the Kaua‘i Community College) games and activities before the film rolls 30 minutes following sunset.

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    Ayae Tueller of Gifts from Kaua‘i on Instagram, is a fill-in vendor at the weekly Art & Farm Aloha Market at the National Botanical Garden South Shore Visitor Center in Po‘ipu. She shows off her signature Hawaiian moon calendar that is heavily influenced by Japanese art and finished with a smudge of Kaua‘i dirt while her daughter Yuna, left, and friend Zoelle Desprain, right, have fun with the water yo yo that was also available along with various origami pieces and the crystal candles. The NTBG South Shore Visitors Center wraps up summer, Aug. 6 with the final film, Jungle Cruise, when the gates open at 6 p.m. to the Cognition Learning Center (from the Kaua‘i Community College) hosting games and activities before the film starts 30 minutes following sunset. Admission is free, but donations are appreciated and welcomed.

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    Kaua‘i Charity Walk leaders Samira Siale and Claudia Dowdy catch up after greeting guests, Wednesday to the Kaua‘i Chamber of Commerce Mayor’s Luncheon at the Grand Hyatt Kaua‘i.

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    Arryl Kaneshiro and Mufi Hannemann flash shaka, Wednesday after checking out the dessert bar at the Kaua‘i Chamber of Commerce Mayor’s Luncheon at the Grand Hyatt Kaua‘i.

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    Fire Chief Michael Gibson gets to meet Lt. Governor candidate Ikaika Anderson and Dickie Chang on the sidewalk leading to the Kaua‘i Chamber of Commerce Mayor’s Luncheon at the Grand Hyatt Kaua‘i.

The KC Waffle Dog must be a Honolulu bon dance thing because isn’t it supposed to be a Pronto Pup (West Kaua‘i Methodist Church makes the most ono ones next to their malasadas!)? Yes people, it starts at 5:30 p.m. (who said they’re going to have hula, too?)…oh, that’s because Kumu Leina‘ala Pavao Jardin of Halau Ka Lei Mokihana o Leina‘ala (remember how ono their Sunday soups were when they teamed up with Ann Hashisaka and Kaua‘i Kookie?) is doing one of the food offerings at the Bon Odori Festival that opens Friday and Saturday at Puhi Park.

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