Mayor thanks the credit unions

LIHU‘E — Mayor Derek S.K. Kawakami announced that Oct. 20 is International Credit Union Day, Thursday during a gathering of Kaua‘i credit unions that traditionally mark the event with a photo op and proclamation with the mayor at the Mo‘ikeha Building, Lihu‘e Civic Center.

Sister State Agreement signed in Japan

JAPAN — Six Kaua‘i Yamaguchi Kenjin Kai members — Cheryl Shintani, Brian Yamamoto, Steven Nishimura, Jaycie Matsunami, Sae Yamaguchi, a 2021-2022 exchange student from Yamaguchi University studying at the Kaua‘i Community College, and Noa Noguchi, a third year Kaua‘i CC student whose ‘ohana resides in Suo Oshima — recently returned from Japan where they were participants in the historic signing of the Sister State Agreement between the State of Hawai‘i and the Prefecture of Yamaguchi in Japan.

Waimea, Kaua’i pick up wins in girls volleyball

LIHU‘E — Waimea High School girls volleyball returned to the winner’s circle, and Kaua‘i High School picked up its fourth straight win on Tuesday during the Kaua‘i Interscholastic Federation girls volleyball games contested at the Clem Gomes Gym in Waimea, and the Kaua‘i High School gym in Lihu‘e.

Happy Camper for Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Pat Gonsalves and Rose Manago of the county Agency on Elderly Affairs said it’s time to mark the calendar for Saturday, Oct. 15, when the Memory Keepers present their rummage sale to benefit the Walk to End Alzheimer’s (Grace Delos Reyes of the OEA walked Saturday!) at the Lihu‘e Neighborhood Center from 8 a.m. to noon.

Waimea, Kaua‘i latest KIF air riflery winners

LIHU‘E — All of the Waimea High School scoring boys marksmen fired scores of 200-plus on Friday to lead the Menehune boys to a 324-point edge over the Island School marksmen during the most recent Kaua‘i Air Rifle matches contested at the Island School open field range, and at the Kapa‘a High School Bernice Hundley Gym.

Waimea wastewater project wins project award for county

LIHU‘E — On Friday, Sept. 30, representatives from the county Department of Public Works and its Division of Wastewater Management received the American Society of Civil Engineers Hawai‘i Section 2022 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement award for Best Small Project, at the Kahala Hotel and Resort on O‘ahu.

Happy Camper for Monday, October 3, 2022

Happy birthday, Morgan Lopez, who got some flowers and balloons from Hawai‘iUSA Federal Credit Union Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, during the Walk to End Alzheimer’s at Kapa‘a Beach Park (where’re the flowers, Lisa Andersson of Shioi Construction?), where everyone enjoyed the corporate sponsorships (microfiber eyeglass cases, Hawai‘i Medical Service Association? Mahalo!).

Kapa‘a tames Waimea in Hanapepe

Kapa‘a High School Principal Tommy John Cox was chatting with the Warrior football players during the halftime Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, at their Kaua‘i Interscholastic Federation football games contested at Hanapepe Stadium.

Alzheimer’s walk raises $52,000

State Rep. Nadine Nakamura had a purple flower Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, during the Walk to End Alzheimer’s at Kapa‘a Beach Park.

Kapa‘a JV volleyball stays undefeated with sweep

LIHU‘E — The Kapa‘a High School Junior Varsity girls volleyball improved to 8-0 following a sweep of the Island School team Friday night during the Kaua‘i Interscholastic Federation girls volleyball games that were contested at both the Wilcox Gymnasium on the Island School campus, and the Kaua‘i High School gym.

Happy Camper for Sunday, October 2, 2022

Friday was the last scheduled day for Nikki Cristobal, Holly Ka‘iakapu, Bree Blake (what? Waimea homecoming?), and Bethany Coma — they’re the Mo‘olelo Murals artists! — who got a visit from The Home Depot representative to make sure they had enough paint to finish the developing mural on the west wall of the YWCA of Kaua‘i building on Hardy Street in Lihu‘e.

Newest Food 4 Keiki opens at the Waimea Canyon Middle School

WAIMEA — The refrigerated truck was not marked as it rolled onto the campus of the Waimea Canyon Middle School, Wednesday with its load of more than 600 pounds of food bags, snacks, fresh papaya and mushrooms as well as a new refrigerator and a pair of storage cabinets to accommodate the food load.