Sailing graduates have fun in the sun

“They love being out on the water,” said Shale Shore, president of the Kaua‘i Sailing Association Friday during graduation-day festivities taking place at the Nawiliwili Small Boat Harbor.

Kaua‘i Filipino Women’s Club awards 4 scholarships

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.

CAK hands out scholarships

PUHI — The Contractors Association of Kaua‘i announced seven scholarship recipients, and turned over the collection of food and funds collected during a Tuesday afternoon meeting held at Gaylord’s at Kilohana who opened the facility for the occasion.

Happy Camper for Friday, July 3, 2020

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.

Kaua‘i United Way looking for new director

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.

Balmores has PMRF ready for disaster

BARKING SANDS — Putting out the correct message at the right time with the correct information — that is the name of the game when it comes to emergency management.

Happy Camper for Wednesday, July 1, 2020

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).

Hokuala, Timbers Resort reopen today

NAWILIWILI — Just in time for the long Fourth of July weekend, the Timbers Resort and the Ocean Course at Hokuala announced its opening, effective today.

Kato steers clear of Weatherly to win Race No. 3

NAWILIWILI — Kato and Weatherly, both Olson 30 craft, mixed it up at the Nawiliwili Yacht Club Shoreline Rum Series, Race No. 3 that was sailed Thursday under light 12-knot winds out of the east at the Nawiliwili Harbor.

‘Letting the kids be kids’

LIHU‘E — The Boys & Girls Club added a satellite site when the summer program opened, Monday at its three main sites — the Kapa‘a Clubhouse, the Lihu‘e Clubhouse, the West Kaua‘i Clubhouse, and the new satellite site at the Kukui Grove Center.

Drive-thru breakfast pau for now

Kaua‘i Police Department Sgt. Darla Nonaka said she knows the names of all the puppies Saturday during the Police, Pastors and Platters free drive-thru breakfast giveaway at Puakea Golf Course.

St. Catherine School graduates feted

Fourteen of the 15 St. Catherine School eighth-grade students were celebrated Saturday during the school’s in-person Mass and graduation held at St. Catherine Church.

Happy Camper for Monday, June 29, 2020

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).

Keonimana Gents undefeated

The Keonimana Gents are undefeated in Kaua‘i Senior Softball League play following its 9-7 victory over the Rookies Saturday at the Bryan J. Baptiste Sports Complex in Kapa‘a.

Planas strong in Pirates’ win

Buggah Planas worked both sides of the ball, Saturday to lead the Lihu‘e Baseball League Mustang Pirates to a 7-5 edge over the LBL Mustang White Sox during the opener of a Saturday doubleheader at the Lihu‘e County Park Mustang field.

Helping houseless kids

Grace Delos Reyes of the Kaua‘i Senior Corps Retired Senior and Volunteer Program said an anonymous donor insisted the contribution be used to help homeless children.

Sunset cruising

Coordinated by Kaua‘i Care Center Administrator Brandi Hori-Moises and her ‘ohana at the Waimea care facility, the 38-resident population was wheeled into the spacious parking lot Thursday afternoon in anticipation of the Sunset Cruise.