Happy Camper for Friday, February 3, 2023

  • Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island

    Greg Chang, the Hawai‘iUSA Federal Credit Union Chief Operating Officer, and John Mo Molena, the Hawai‘iUSA FCU’s Chief Financial Officer, meet with community leaders including Taylor Shigemoto, Elise Litvack, Morgan Lopez, Sonia Topenio, Tom Shigemoto, Lynette Medrano-Stine, Dennis Esaki, and Mark Tanaka, Thursday during a Meet-and-Greet at the Hawai‘i USA Community Room.

  • Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island

    The Kaua‘i Care Center — Regency Pacific’s Activities team, including Keala Huffman, J Davis, and Steven Domingo prepare Soon Ne Park Apilado’s birthday cake while the birthday girl finishes lunch on the sofa, Wednesday in Waimea.

  • Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island

    Hawai‘iUSA Federal Credit Union’s Greg Chang, the COO, and John Mo Molenda, the CFO, talk with Morgan Lopez of the Lihu‘e Branch, Thursday during the VIPs’ Meet and Greet with community leaders at the Hawai‘iUSA Community Room.

Leilani Rivera Low (condolences on the passing of Uncle Larry), the daughter of Larry Rivera and Kumu Hula of Halau Hula ‘O Leilani, will be hosting its 29th annual Ho‘ike Hula Concert on Saturday with special guests The Makaha Sons (are they going to do “Kamalani?”), Fire Knife Champion Prince Lanikaula, and a variety of arts and crafts at the Kaua‘i War Memorial Convention Hall. Crafters will be available from 4 p.m., and doors to the show open at 6 p.m. Tickets are available at the door.

Leilani was grabbing coffee after coming off a radio appearance on Thursday and was waiting on the arrival of USAHawai‘i Federal Credit Union VIPs John Mo Melenda, the HawaiiUSA FCU’s Chief Financial Officer, and Greg Chang, the Hawai‘iUSA’s Chief Operating Officer, who were coming to meet with some of Kaua‘i’s community leaders over breakfast coordinated by Karen Shigemoto.

Coming off the heels of Chinese New Year — February is Valentine’s Day and The Grove Farm Market will be hosting its variety of crafters that will have lots of Valentine shopping on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Puhi open field behind Kaua‘i Harley Davidson. The crafters will be joining the regular market vendors, who will be back in stock from all the Chinese New Year celebrations,… Laurie Ho of the Kaua‘i County Farm Bureau is already planning for the two-day Agricultural Festival coming up June 17 and 18 (it’s the week following Kamehameha Day observance) at the North Vidinha soccer fields.


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