Happy Camper for Monday, May 20, 2024

Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

A visitor to the Ahukini Landing State Park braves the rain to lug a load of marine debris netting from the waterline at the popular beach park on Saturday, May 18, 2024.

Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

Sgt. Major Keith Castaneda is surrounded by Waimea High School JROTC cadets when he received a surprise birthday cake on Saturday, May 18, 2024, during the Waimea JROTC fundraising Saturday Bingo at the historic Waimea Theatre.

Happy birthday to Sgt. Major Keith Castaneda, who was surprised with a fancy birthday cake on Saturday during the “big party (his words)” Saturday night Bingo (Thomas Nizo said he checked with Rebecca Like and did all the paperwork and guidelines to make it legal at the historic Waimea Theatre) fundraiser for the Waimea High School JROTC cadets, who are bound for France to participate in the 80th Anniversary of D-Day.