Fran Nestel continues performing with the Kauai Chorale and in Kauai Voices. She recently returned from a singing tour to Cuba with Kauai Voices, sang a solo during the chorale’s production of “Carmina Burana,” placed third in her category at this year’s Mokihana Festival, and dances hula.
“One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish” by Dr. Seuss is 6-year-old Raiatea Skabo’s favorite book. The Kilauea School second-grader said she enjoys reading because it’s fun to sound out new words. She was at the Lihue Public Library Wednesday making books with her mom and friends at the second Reading Resource Fair.
A Kalaheo man was arrested Thursday morning on charges involving a hit-and-run accident that killed a 24-year-old Eleele man on Sunday. David Curry, 44, was arrested and charged with suspicion of being involved in an accident involving serious bodily injury or death, and has since been release pending further investigation, according to the Kauai Police Department.
On Kauai, it’s been hot and humid lately, and that weather pattern is expected to persist until trade winds return on Sunday. “The reason as to why it’s felt so hot and humid is because we’ve lost our trades,” said Melissa Dye, meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Honolulu.
Richard Leibman is on the lam again, and the Kauai Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating him. Known to North Shore residents as the “Jesus Bandit” because he was often been seen sporting a long beard and wearing a robe, Leibman has been diagnosed with schizophrenia and a personality disorder.