Kaua‘i Raceway Park drag racing results

MANA — With the next drag racing date looming on June 3, Garden Isle Racing officials released the results of its May 6 event, a night race, at Kaua‘i Raceway Park in Mana.

Happy Camper for Friday, May 26, 2023

The flags are up, and Hui Alu is ready for the Kaua‘i Okinawan Festival (this is perfect because it coincides with Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month that is celebrated in May!) that starts Friday (gates open at 5 p.m.) and Saturday at the Kaua‘i Veterans Center in Lihu‘e.

Kaumakani church is 110 years strong

KAUMAKANI — There were Praying Pelicans in Kaumakani on Sunday, as the visiting group of Praying Pelican Missions from Missouri disassembled to start work on the West Kaua‘i United Methodist Church in Kaumakani following Sunday service that was held at Kaumakani church because of the Pelicans’ arrival.

eWaste contest winners recognized

The county Department of Public Works Solid Waste Division announced the winners of the April Electronic Waste, or eWaste, contest, on Friday, May 19, 2023, with the 10 winners receiving gift cards of $400 each from Walmart, Times Supermarkets, Target, Safeway and Costco.

Stroke awareness event is Saturday

In observance of May being recognized as Stroke Awareness Month, the Wilcox Medical Center, in partnership with American Medical Response and the Kaua‘i Philippine Cultural Center, is offering a free stroke and fall prevention education event on Saturday.

Tokuda to speak at Memorial Day Service

The traditional Memorial Day service presented by the Kaua‘i Veterans Council is Monday, May 29, starting at 10 a.m. at the Kaua‘i Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe.

Ties awarded to top Menehune athletes

WAIMEA — There were ties when the Waimea High School Athletic Department announced its top student athletes for their outstanding performance, both in the classroom and on the athletic field or courts.

KIF releases Boys Volleyball All-Stars

LIHU‘E — Waimea High School captured the Kaua‘i Interscholastic Federation title by edging past Island School, the 2022 champions, in a decisive playoff contest after the Menehune got off to a slow start and gained momentum during the season’s second half.

Rookies on top in Senior Softball

LIHU‘E — The Rookies TKO’d the East Kaua‘i Legends, 16-1, Saturday, May 20, to remain at the top of the Kaua‘i Senior Softball overall standings with 15 wins and one loss.

Happy Camper for Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Congratulations, Chelane Weaver, on being selected as the pa‘u princess representing Kaua‘i when the King Kamehameha Celebration takes place June 10 starting with the King’s Parade at 10 a.m. on Rice Street (watch for the traffic advisories!).

Richards, Goo are May Day royalty

With a theme of Malama kekahi i kekahi, or take care of one another, the Kaua‘i Adult Day Health Center celebrated May Day on Thursday, May 18, 2023, with all of the kupuna at KADH and staff participating.

Champions crowned in KSA

Reylynn McClellan-Smith found the net twice on Saturday to lead the Rush Kaua‘i under 11 age group girls squad to a 6-2 win over Braveheart FC Hearts under 12 girls for the U12 girls title at the north Vidinha Stadium soccer fields that bristled with excitement under humid, sunny conditions.

Happy Camper for Monday, May 22, 2023

Bubble gum lei, fabric and palaka? Ribbon lei la‘i. Those fancy money lei and crowns that were not available from vendors on the way to graduation (good thing the rain decided to let up!).

Pedal to the Meadow takes off Saturday from Kekaha

KEKAHA — Registration for the Pedal to the Meadow bicycle hill climb race is open online by visiting www.PedaltotheMeadow. com. Entry fees vary by deadline, and the required one day, or annual racing license can be purchased during the online registration.

Youth basketball camp registration now open

PO‘IPU — The NBC Basketball Camp and The “W” of Kaua‘i announced that registration for the NBC Basketball Camps are now being accepted with an early sign-up discount if done before June 1.