Sudden death decides Kaua‘i spelling bee

PUHI — A sudden death spell-off on Friday settled the final placements of the 2024 Kaua‘i Complex Area Spelling Bee, which was presented by the Department of Education at Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School.

Warriors clinch boys hoops crown

LIHU‘E — Kapa‘a High School took a 72-43 win over Island School and Kaua‘i dropped the Menehune during the final regular season boys basketball games at Bernice Hundley gym and Kaua‘i High School.

Upset in Waipio makes Island School history

HONOLULU — Sawyer Rogoff, with an assist from Titus Sweitzer in the second half, made history for the Island School Voyagers during the Motiv8 Foundation Hawai‘i High School Division II boys soccer tournament that at Waipio Soccer Complex on O‘ahu.

Kuku‘iula welcomes the Year of the Dragon

PO‘IPU — Everyone is encouraged to join The Shops at Kuku‘iula when they welcome the Lunar New Year with a special Flavors of Kuku‘iula celebration on Feb. 16 from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Surge in vehicle break-ins on Kaua‘i

LIHU‘E — A swell of vehicle break-ins on Kaua‘i has local authorities urging the public to take preventative measures in order to help thwart the rise in criminal activity.

Happy Camper for Monday, February 12, 2024

Today is Abraham Lincoln’s birthday (how many of you remember when it used to be a holiday?) All of the presidents’ birthdays are celebrated on President’s Day (how many of you remember when George Washington’s — he was the first president of the United States — birthday was celebrated?).