HONOLULU — There is still time to cast a bid during the online auction benefiting the Hawai‘i State Junior Golf Association, and First Tee-Hawai‘i because bidding closes on April 25 at noon.
That caught the attention of Oliver Ruiz who was in attendance with mom Tish Ruiz (nice Hawai‘i Foodbank, Kaua‘i Branch shirt!) who took part in the fundraising Mo‘olelo Murals (Bethany Coma said they were able to finish the Verde Taco-inspired Butterfly Wings on Kress Street, Friday!) paint party at Harbor Mall, Monday (ah-h, Pietro’s Pizza was closed!) along with special guests like Laura Cristobal (she’s trying to get back to the Grove Farm Market), and Adams and Charlmaine Bulosan.
HONOLULU — University of Hawai‘i senior Rado Parapunov marked 13 kills, five aces, and three blocks to lead the top-rated Rainbow Warriors to a 3-0 straight set — 25-17, 25-18, 25-13 — win over the University of California Irvine, Saturday night at SimpliFi Arena at Stan Sheriff Center.
KOLOA — “We’ll have a piece of Fried Chicken,” the couple said to Arlyn Perez of Kaua‘i Family Cafe, described as a “Filipino food eatery, as Perez undid the lids concealing a wide variety of food offerings, including finger foods like Spam Musubi to a vegetarian stew with octopus, Saturday as the clock hands teased 4 o’ clock.
KAPA‘A — Members of Kaua‘i African Drum/Dance and users of Ke Ala Hele Makala‘e multi-use path were treated to a special learning experience, Sunday.
Kumu hula Leina‘ala Pavao-Jardin (yes, Halau Ka Lei Mokihana o Leina‘ala is planning to participate in this year’s Merrie Monarch Hula Festival!) said there are a limited number of tickets left for the ‘Ekolu Mea Nui (A Concert of Faith, Hope and Love) drive-in concert taking place Saturday, April 24, in the Vidinha Stadium parking lot in Lihu‘e.
Happy birthday, Hayley Garcia, who spent part of her special day delivering U.S. Department of Agriculture food packages for the Kaua‘i Pop Warner Football League Tuesday under the umbrella of the Lili‘uokalani Trust (kudos to Shereen Ho‘opi‘i and her Lili‘uokalani ‘ohana on coordinating those 400 food packages!).
LIHU‘E — Dave Sharma of the state Department of Health Kaua‘i District Health Office Family Health Services Program said that, despite COVID-19, people should not forget the tradition of planting blue pinwheels that has become an accepted symbol in the fight against child abuse.