Senior softball ends Saturday

LIHU‘E — Kaua‘i Senior Softball league wraps up its regular season Saturday with a final round of contests scheduled for Isenberg Park starting at 9 a.m.

A very different Merrie Monarch

Members of hula halau Ka Lei Mokihana O Hawai‘i were quickly identified at the Lihu‘e Airport crowd Sunday morning because of the uniform, dark-blue shirts emblazoned with “Merrie Monarch.”

Happy Camper for Monday, June 21, 2021

Mayette Loseto said the animals (pigs and chickens) got to her Thai guava (those are the white ones!), but she had a bunch of mountain apples (really good deal because there are so many of them), and the Forbidden Valley pineapples from Clyde Ajimura to make up for no guava at the Grove Farm Market in Puhi Saturday, where Clyde Kodani was talking about Sharyl Lam Yuen’s desire to see a bon dance (last weekend was the virtual Kauai Soto Zen Temple Zenshuji event in Hanapepe with Gerald Hirata!) take root at the Puhi venue.

Happy Camper for Sunday, June 20, 2021

Kudos to Jackie Nielsen and Gwen Silva on doing a great job with the Aloha Market at the National Tropical Botanical Garden South Shore Visitor Center (it’s the place across Lawa‘i Road from Spouting Horn Park!).

NTBG weekly gathering growing

Dr. Sunthara and Neath Hay of San Ramon, California, were having a lot of fun Thursday during the Aloha Market at the National Tropical Botanical Garden South Shore Visitor Center.

Happy Camper for Friday, June 18, 2021

State Department of Health Kaua‘i District Health Office’s Blanca Gil and Pua Kaohelauli‘i scored while canvassing Waimea for the vaccination site that will be set up Saturday in Kaumakani Community Hall near the post office.

Cars come out for show on Father’s Day

LIHU‘E — Richard Aki of the Kaua‘i Classic Cars said his ‘55 Chevy truck just got completed and is on the road, pulling up to a parking space at the Kukui Grove Center, Wednesday.

McDonald’s offering drive-up hiring Saturday

LIHU‘E — McDonald’s Restaurants of Hawai‘i, including two restaurants on Kaua‘i — Lihu‘e, and Waipouli — will join the statewide effort of the chain’s first-ever Drive-Up Hiring Day, Saturday.

Happy Camper for Sunday, June 16, 2021

The final ‘Ohana Fishing Days 2021 presented by Kaua‘i Families First is this Saturday in Anahola, said Bridget Arume, who stopped off to visit her daughter’s offering (she’s got koinobori) Saturday during the Relay For Life Pop-Up & Pick-Up at the Coconut Marketplace in Waipouli.

Hawai‘i first lady promotes literacy

WAIMEA — “Llama Llama Loves to Read,” but does it have a tail? Hawai‘i First Lady Dawn Amano-Ige covered those bases Tuesday when she visited Kaua‘i to promote literacy, primarily the ‘Ohana Readers Kaua‘i, and the Hawai‘i State Public Library System’s Tails and Tales Summer Reading Program.