Happy Camper for Monday, August 22, 2022

  • Courtesy of Hawai‘i State Judiciary

    Judge Gregory Meyers, center, is congratulated by, from left, Judge Stephanie Char, Judge Kathleen Watanabe, Hawai‘i Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark Rectenwald and Fifth Circuit Chief Judge Randal Valenciano last week after being sworn in by Rectenwald to a six-year term as District Family Court judge. Guests to the ceremony that was livestreamed on the Judiciary’s YouTube channel included Kimberly Torigoe of the Kaua‘i Bar Association, Shannon Sheldon of the Hawai‘i State Bar Association, Hawai‘i State Trial Judges Association Secretary Judge James Rouse, Judicial Selection Commission Chair Nadine Ando, state Rep. Dee Morikawa and state Sen. Karl Rhoads.

  • Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island

    Ashley Nagaoka of Hawai‘i News Now gets help from Hi‘ilei Berg, the recently-crowned Miss Hawai‘i Sr. Elementary America fifth grader in pulling a random drawing winner, Saturday during the 43rd Annual Visitor Industry Charity Walk at the Vidinha Stadium soccer fields.

  • Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island

    Maureen Nuccio-Hiraga, Morgan Lopez, and Madeleine Hiraga-Nuccio of the Alzheimer’s Walk will be celebrating Morgan’s birthday at the walk on Oct. 1 at the Kapa‘a Beach Park.

  • Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island

    Sherri Sanchez Holcomb, Jade Waialeale Battad, Chip Bahouth, Samira Siale, and Police Chief Todd Raybuck look for a donut before Raybuck leaves the Charity Walk for Coffee with a Cop in Waimea, Saturday.

Kiele Rose Casillas (yes, newly-install Miss Kaua‘i Filipina!) was doing a last service project before heading off to college (Mayor Derek and Mrs. Monica Kawakami had Hailey being squared away for the fall semester, too), and the new Miss Hawai‘i Sr. (not “Jr.”) Elementary Hi‘ilei Berg started volunteering from Friday for both the 43rd Visitor Industry Charity Walk, and the ‘Ohana Fun Fair.