Kupuna get water storage containers

Mayor Derek S.K. Kawakami was looking forward to helping the county Agency on Elderly Affairs distribute the emergency water storage containers to residents of the Lihue Gardens Elderly Housing Friday morning.

Menehune squeezes 1-0 win

The Waimea High School boys soccer team squeezed out a 1-0 win, Thursday during the Kauai Interscholastic Federation boys soccer game that was played at the Hanapepe Stadium.

Red Raiders clinch title with win over Warriors

LIHUE — Kauai High School forward Mia Takekuma’s foot found the back of the net early, and the Red Raider girls soccer team hung on to clinch a 1-0 win over Kapaa High School girls Wednesday afternoon, during the Kauai Interscholastic Federation soccer matches Vidinha Stadium.

Come and get it

“Soup’s on,” said Susan Pittman of the Clayworks at Kilohana.

Checking out ‘Evolution’

“We have to change money into dollars to give to the performers,” said Miz Debz Saturday night during the DMD Productions’ presentation of “Evolution — The Musical Spectacular,” at the Kauai Beach Resort near Hanamaulu.

Warriors win second-round opener

WAIMEA — Kauai High School basketball coach Ipo Yoshioka said “defense wins games” during an earlier Kauai Interscholastic Federation first-round boys basketball game.

Promotions, donations highlight KFD ceremony

LIHUE — Five promotions within the Kauai Fire Department and $12,000 in community contributions to the Friends of the Kauai Fire Department were highlighted, Tuesday during the Kauai Fire Department’s Promotional and Pinning ceremonies at the Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall.

Menehune sweep on Senior Night

WAIMEA — The strong Menehune fanbase erupted in cheer, Monday night when Waimea senior Tiana Leigh Ramos found the hoop from outside the three-point arc in the fourth quarter during the Kauai Interscholastic Federation girls basketball games at the Clem Gomes Gym.

Lions announce Year of the Rat

POIPU — The Kauai Chinese lions will be out in force, Friday when The Shops at Kukuiula celebrates the Lunar New Year with a special offering during its monthly Flavors of Kukuiula event.

Regatta catches up on MLK

LIHUE — The Martin Luther King Day holiday, Monday provided an opportune window for the Kauai Interscholastic Federation regatta to make up for a previously-scheduled event that was called due to inclement weather and brown water conditions.

Menehune lead KIF regatta

NAWILIWILI — Waimea High School paddling teams took two of the three divisions, Saturday during the Kauai Interscholastic Federation paddling regatta that was touted as a make up race for a previously-canceled event at the Nawiliwili Harbor. The regatta was a varsity division only event.

Kapaa sweeps Saturday soccer

LIHUE — Kapaa High School soccer teams took all four of its matches to improve on its season, Saturday during the Kauai Interscholastic Federation soccer matches contested at the Vidinha Stadium.

Raider swimmers lead state qualifiers

PUHI — Kauai High School swimmers Kamaira Silva and Kai Mottley each picked up two state qualifying times, Saturday during the Kauai Interscholastic Federation qualifying swim meet hosted by Island School at the YMCA pool.

National CAP commander visits Kauai

A briefing on the communications capabilities of the Kauai Emergency Management Agency’s Emergency Operating Center concluded the vist of Civil Air Patrol National Commander Maj. Gen. Mark Smith and his entourage, Thursday at the EOC.

Happy Camper for Monday, January 20, 2020

Greg Askew of Ono Pops said he’s using Thai bananas — yes, they’re grown on Kauai! — for the new banana sorbet that joins the five spice (it’s here for Chinese New Year that is on the calendar for this coming Saturday!) offerings at the Kauai Community Market, a partnership with Kauai Community College and the Kauai County Farm Bureau on Saturday mornings at KCC.