Happy Camper for Friday, April 12, 2024

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Rie Ombrello, Grandmaster of Mishoryu Ikebana School, works with a keiki to create an ikebana arrangement on Saturday, April 6, 2024, during the Kodomo no Hi, or Children’s Day festival at Kukui Grove.

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Sasha Lee, the author of “The Hanapepe Hero,” visited the Kodomo no Hi, or Children’s Day, festivities on Saturday, April 6, 2024 at Kukui Grove Center before catching a plane back to Los Angeles. Lee’s book can be found at the Talk Story bookstore in Hanapepe or online at www.thehanapepehero.com.

Those crazy chickens are everywhere … Roger Lepley has written a book containing 21 chicken stories, “Kaua‘i Rooster Book,” and will be doing a book signing on Friday from 5 p.m. at Talk Story Bookstore, coinciding with the weekly Friday Night Art put on by the Hanapepe Economic Alliance.