The Kaua‘i Filipino Women’s Club and President Barbara Green awarded four, $1,000 awards, including a special award to the University of Hawai‘i Foundation to assist a student wishing to return to school during the COVID-19 medical crisis.
Congratulations to Kaua‘i Fire Chief Steven Goble who took office, Wednesday after being sworn in by Judge Randal Valenciano before an audience that had to have temperature screening and social distancing (they had to do that at the Contractors Association meeting, too!) at the Moikeha Building.
LIHU‘E — Following the retirement of Scott Giarman, the Kaua‘i United Way is currently accepting applications and resumes for a new executive director for the nonprofit, volunteer-driven organization that is dedicated to serving the social needs of Kaua‘i since 1943.
Sharron Weber (she always knows where the happening things are) was making the best of a sad situation Monday morning when she stocked up on goodies from The Great Harvest Bread Company that was planning on celebrating its final day Tuesday at the at the Kukui Grove Marketplace next to Kumu’s Cupboard (Elyse Litvack is getting excited about opening up the educators’ resource center after the Back to School Bash).
LIHU‘E — Russell Haluapo would have stomped off, muttering something, said Larry Feinstein during the food drive remembering Haluapo and benefiting the Hawai‘i Foodbank, Kaua‘i Branch.
Kudos to Pastor John Cabelo, Kaua‘i Police Deparatment Chief Todd Raybuck and all the ‘ohana at New Hope Lihu‘e and KPD for hosting the Police, Pastors & Platters drive-thru breakfast giveaway the past nine weeks at Puakea Golf Course in Lihu‘e (yes, Fran Roach was out distributing bully-free stickers, too).