PUHI — How close is .34 second, Kauai High School coach Fred Sasan wanted to know, Saturday during the Kauai Interscholastic Federation cross country championships hosted by Island School at its Puhi campus course.
LIHUE — Mayor Derek S.K. Kawakami took time on annual Conflict Resolution Day, coinciding with International Conflict Resolution Day, on Thursday, to thank the volunteer mediators with the Kauai Economic Opportunity Mediation Program.
Did Gov. Tsugumasa Muraoka of the Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan, and his delegation of visitors (kudos to Mayor Derek S.K. Kawakami, Sue Kanoho and all the dignitaries on the tree-planting at Matsuri Kauai to strengthen the Kauai-Yamaguchi Sister City relationship) get to see what happened to the Lihue Civic Center surroundings after the sun went down Friday?
Congratulations to Myrvie Buster and her Garden Island Federal Credit Union ohana that hosted a garage sale benefiting the Kauai United Way (there’s still time to get involved with the Kauai United Way Walk-a-thon coming up Saturday, Oct. 26, ahead of the weekend celebrating Halloween!) a few days ahead of International Credit Union Day (Maren Rasay said GIFCU is baking stuffs for their members!) … and that pen works really good!
There are still a few more days remaining to check out the artwork at the 34th annual ART Kauai (the exhibit runs through Oct. 25) at the Kauai Society of Artists gallery at the Kukui Grove Center (if you visit during the weekdays, the Zombies are all in school) where you not only get to see great art, but meet the artists who are doing gallery sittin
LIHUE — The course for the walk celebrating White Cane Safety Day was not a long one — if you could see.
Joyce Nagata of the Kilauea Senior Center said her dad, Seichi Akagi, learned how to paint when he was 80 years old through the senior center. He did a variety of artwork before leaving us. Joyce put together some of those classic pieces in a unique Christmas tree that got some nibbles in the “auction” taking place at the Kilauea Senior Center table Saturday during the Kauai Senior Craft and Food Fair at the Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall in Lihue.
The rains that dumped on Friday afternoon couldn’t stop Val Faford from Hale ‘Opio from continuing on with the Bully Free Concert and Youth Resource Fair at Kukui Grove Center (yes, Kauai Police Department was there, too) in the on-again, off-again heavy rain.
LIHUE — With less than a minute showing on the regulation game clock, Kapaa High School defender Conner Payomo plucked a Kamehameha Warrior pass and ran it back 25 yards for touchdown, Saturday afternoon during a Kauai Interscholastic Federation football game at Vidinha Stadium
PUHI — The heavy afternoon and evening rains could not dampen the spirit of the Island School Voyagers who celebrated four of its seniors — June Hsu, Ashley Mecham, Katie Cook, and Ki‘ilani Arruda — with a 3-1 victory over Kapaa High School (they have seven seniors on their roster), Friday night before an appreciative audience that filled the Wilcox Gymnasium.