Happy Camper for Wednesday, April 3, 2024

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Akin to a general leading the troops, Kumu Hula Leina‘ala Pavao Jardin leads Halau Ka Lei Mokihana O Leina‘ala to the boarding gates at Lihu‘e Airport on Monday, April 1, 2024, as the group leaves for the 61st annual Merrie Monarch Festival on the Big Island.

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Killarney Swim Club swimmers Matea Gigoviz and Molly Fleming get a breather from practice on Monday, April 1, 2024, at the YMCA of Kaua‘i pool. The pair will be joining the Swim Kaua‘i Aquatics swim meet on Saturday, April 6, at the YMCA pool from 9 a.m.

Killarney Swim Club Coach Mike Meldrum said there are snow warnings for Thursday in Calgary, Canada. Meldrum, a swimmer in the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea, has been bringing his KSC swimmers to Kaua‘i since 2008 to participate with Swim Kaua‘i Aquatics athletes at the SKA meets.