Learning life lessons

PUHI — The Kaua‘i Pop Warner Football League (KPWFL) officials, players and families have been delivering boxes of fresh produce to kupuna for the past three months, said KPWFL official Arnold Cruz.

Kaua‘i theatre pros lead free workshops

LIHU‘E — Taj Gutierrez, one of the performers in the cast of “Leave A Light On: A 10th Anniversary Cabaret,” will be starting a Teen Production Intensive workshop for youth 14 to 18 years of starting this weekend.

Fast Company nabs NYC Gene Wells opener

NAWILIWILI — Nawiliwili Yacht Club Race Committee hosts the second race of the seven-race NYC Gene Wells Memorial Series, Thursday when the first flags fly starting at 5 p.m. at the Nawiliwili mole parking area.

Shining light in COVID atmosphere

PUHI — Hawai‘i Children’s Theatre’s Dolly Kanekuni was overflowing with excitement when she made an informal announcement about the HCT’s 10th anniversary while enjoying a recent NYC shoreline series race with Sea Scout commodore Larry Richardson.

Happy Camper for Wednesday, August 12

Congratulations to Eric Burton of The Kaua‘i Store and Emilia Knudsen of the Kaua‘i Community Pantry that reopened on Monday closing in July in order for Burton to transition “from vine to vine!”

Bikes on Rice is back with new eBikes

LIHU‘E — Wendy McKintosh got to use a new electric-assisted bicycle during the August Bikes on Rice event sponsored by Get Fit Kaua‘i, the Kaua‘i Path, the County of Kaua‘i, and a host of community sponsors.

Celebrating women on 100th anniversary of 19th Amendment

LIHU‘E — The video will be out in a couple of days, said RoseAnne Jones of the American Association of University Women, and the Kaua‘i Society of Artists, Monday when the multi-media exhibit opened its doors at the KSA gallery at the Kukui Grove Center.

Kapa‘a food pantry reopens

KAPA‘A — Eric Burton of The Kaua‘i Store was thrilled that more than 80 mouths were served by the Kaua‘i Community Pantry, Monday afternoon.

No UH football in the fall

LIHU‘E — The Mountain West Conference announced Monday the indefinite postponement of all scheduled fall sports contests and Mountain West championship events in response to ongoing challenges with the effective mitigation and management of the COVID-19 virus in conjunction with athletic competitions.

Burkart, Morretino win two at Boogie Board Classic

PO‘IPU — Shiloh Hunt needed a big ride, Sunday during the finals of the Super Grom, or 9 and Under, keiki push-in, division at the Second Annual Garden Island Boogie Board Classic contested at the PK’s and Centers breaks.

Public input sought for Kapa‘a skate park

KAPA‘A — A new design for the Kapa‘a skate park is on the horizon, and public input is being collected to figure out what exactly the community would like to shred their wheels on next.

Happy Camper for Monday, August 10, 2020

Edie Ignacio Neumiller (she’s a Zonta Club of Kaua‘i past president) said the Kaua‘i County Committee on the Status of Women will be part of the Friday program at the unique historical exhibit of women leaders from 4:30 p.m. at the Kaua‘i Society of Artists gallery in Kukui Grove Center.

Food distribution Friday at Kukui‘ula

Kelvin Moniz, executive director of the Kaua‘i Independent Food Bank, said he’s already placed orders with Kaua‘i County Farm Bureau member farmers, including those participating in the weekly farmers’ market at The Shops at Kukui‘ula.

Hubbards make finals of Garden Island Boogie Board Classic

Jeffrey Hubbard held off the competitive field in the open pro division to end up with a high seed in the finals Sunday during the second day of the Second annual Garden Island Boogie Board Classic that unfolded before hundreds of surf fans at the PK’s break.

Happy Camper for Sunday, August 9, 2020

Mahalo, chef Judy Capertina of Haole Girl Island Sweets, for the fancy dessert using plumcots that was included as part of the “Breakfast Anytime” food distribution for Grand Hyatt Kaua‘i Resort & Spa “colleagues” (that’s Martie Grabias term).

HCF announces Strong grants

Kaneshiro Farms was on the doorsteps of its 100th anniversary when Valerie Kaneshiro was diagnosed with stage IV pancreatic cancer.

Kaumakani food goes quickly

Judge Randal Valenciano said the food distribution was over Saturday even before it started at the Aloha Sweet Delites parking lot.

A&B Hawai‘i helps DOE

Alexander & Baldwin Hawai‘i visited state Department of Education Kaua‘i Complex Area Superintendent Paul Zina Friday to present the DOE with $150 worth of gift cards for each of its 15 public schools.