Charity walk postponed

The annual Kaua‘i Visitor Industry Charity Walk, celebrating its 42nd year and originally scheduled for May 9, has been postponed until Nov. 21 at the Vidinha Stadium soccer fields, announced Morgan Lopez, executive director of the Hawai‘i Lodging & Tourism Association Kaua‘i Chapter.

Emergency food goes out

Kelvin Moniz, executive director of the Kaua‘i Independent Food Bank, was on the road delivering Friday morning.

STEM helps with COVID-19 battle

School is closed due to concerns surrounding COVID-19, but the battery of 3D laser printers whirred with life Thursday at the Kaua‘i High School technology building.

Happy Camper for Friday, March 27, 2020

All of the Hawai‘iUSA Federal Credit Union off-island staff has gone home (great employment opportunities now for those needing COVID-19 opportunities) to tend to their respective families during these “unprecedented” (borrowed from government, health, and business officials) times.

Learning new rules

The number of positive COVID-19 cases on Kaua‘i rose to five Wednesday, as Hawai‘i health officials announced the one death linked to COVID-19 in Hawai‘i wasn’t actually related to the virus.

DOE schools closed until April 30

HONOLULU — The Hawai‘i State Department of Education announced Tuesday that school facilities will remain closed to students through April 30 based on the latest guidance and information from health officials and elected leaders that includes the Stay-at-Home, Work-at-Home Order signed by Gov. David Ige.

Time to reinvent

LIHU‘E — Mallory Roe was doing a thriving business as a wedding destination photographer before the appearance of COVID-19 in Hawai‘i.

Happy Camper for Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Kudos to Wendy Castillo and the staff at St. Theresa School on working hard to get their online instruction kits ready for the school’s PK3 through Grade 8 population ahead of Gov. David Ige’s stay-home mandate taking effect.

Try Eat Hawai‘i now open

LIHU‘E — The Kaua‘i County Farm Bureau, in collaboration with Matthew Oliver of the Makai and Mauka Sushi, introduced a web-based computer program to buy and sell Kaua‘i-grown produce.

Sports suspensions continue

HONOLULU — The Hawai‘i High School Athletic Association and its member leagues will continue the indefinite suspension of all interscholastic competition and practices.

More COVID-19 rules ‘likely’

LIHU‘E — Mayor Derek S.K. Kawakami, in consultation with Governor David Ige and the mayors of the other islands, is expected to refine Kaua‘i’s response to the COVID-19 during announcements that will be released, today.

Crossing life’s ‘Bridge’

LIHU‘E — The significance of being a team player and desire to pursue education beyond the shores of Kaua‘i broke through Wednesday during conversations with The Bridge: Kaua‘i to College mentor Kevin McPhee and Kaua‘i High School senior Keane Tibon.

Happy Camper for Monday, March 23, 2020

Tepairu Manea said the First Hawaiian Church craft fair in Kapa‘a won’t happen until at least the third Saturday in April… he’s crossing his fingers for changes for the better in this COVID-19 world of rapid changes.

‘Not at this time’

PO‘IPU — Now is not the time, said Kaulana Poe Saturday morning as he helped a young sign-waver with her sign at the Po‘ipu Road roundabout.

3 sites for ‘Grab-and-Go’ lunches

LIHU‘E — There will be three sites on Kaua‘i where the Grab-and-Go Meals will be available, starting Monday, according to a state Department of Education release.