Happy Camper for Wedneday, February 20, 2019

Walter and Jeanie Lutz of Vancouver, Canada, were making the connections at the American Culinary Federation Kauai Chapter breakfast, enjoying the shindig with Ben and Melissa Desrogiers and family from Alberta, Canada, and even learning about the Trinity University (the Lutz’s have two grandchildren that attend that college) group doing work at the Kauai Habitat for Humanity Eleele Iluna neighborhood.

Happy Camper for Monday, February 18, 2019

Caroline Lum was getting excited about seeing the “Dennis” quilt at the Kauai Quilt Show, and James Yamamoto (he’s an all-the-time volunteer with the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary) had to go see what the excitement was about Saturday at Kukui Grove Center.

Rain doesn’t dampen feast

Where’s the Spam? Spam Lindsey, a coach with the Kapaa High School boys basketball team, wanted to know Sunday after volunteering to shuttle diners from the parking lot to the dining area at the American Culinary Federation Kauai Chapter 33rd annual Breakfast at Kauai Community College. “I’ve got to talk to these people,” Lindsey said. “Where is the Spam?”

Happy Camper for Sunday, February 17, 2019

Wind plus east swell always spells excitement at the Ammonia’s break at Kalapaki Beach, as comments such as “Did you get clearance from the tower?” and “Is that board short enough?” wafted through the gusty north winds from earlier in the week.

Spartans come to build

The blustery weather forced most of the group from the Trinity University Spartans to indoor tasks like painting Friday at the Kauai Habitat for Humanity’s Eleele Iluna neighborhood.

Mardi Gras on Kauai

Pre-registration is not only saving money but allows more time to enjoy the Mardi Gras festivities, said Ally Kirk of the Kauai Animal Welfare Society.

Big breakfast Sunday

Advance tickets, $20, save you $4 that you can use to shop at some of the unique offerings like the student ceramic work from instructor Wayne Miyata, or jewelry from Susan Okada that come with the American Culinary Federation Kauai Chapter breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. Sunday at Kauai Community College.