Honoring veterans

Hundreds of people lined the streets of Kuhio Highway in Kapaa for the annual Veterans Day Parade that honored generations of veterans through its “Time Was Served, Time to Honor” theme.

Happy Camper for Friday, November 8, 2019

Congratulations to Stephanie Iona, Laurie Yoshida, state Senate President Ron Kouchi and the big ohana of people who coordinated the visit of Hawaii’s first lady Dawn Ige and a lot of state senators to Waimea High School for a closer look at the makings of the ‘Aina Pono for 2020 farm-to-table food program.

‘Righteous meal’

WAIMEA — As Kallen Wachi monitored the movement of VIPs at Waimea High School Wednesday morning, he noticed the crowd of students around them.

Family ties at state bowling

LIHUE — Waimea High School bowling coach Keiko Sagawa-Pananganan said having her sister Lyrissa Sagawa coaching the Sacred Hearts bowlers when the Billy Tees Hawaii High School Athletic Association bowling tournament opens is a nice homecoming.

Poipu Food & Wine starts today

POIPU — The Poipu Food & Wine Festival starts today and Kauai Community College culinary arts student Karine Marston was nervous while preparing for it at the KCC kitchen.

PATs critical in Pop Warner wins

HANAPEPE — The Lihue Raiders PeeWee player Mahana Alameda scored four touchdowns and two point-after plays to lead the Raiders to a 40-19 victory over the Kapaa Eagles Sunday during the latest round of Kauai Pop Warner Football League games at Hanapepe Stadium.

State bowling opening Thursday

LIHUE — Coach Angel Legaspi of the Kapolei High School bowling team said the Hurricane always come early when the state tournament is held on Kauai.

Happy Camper for Monday, November 4, 2019

Kudos to Isobel Storch and the Friends of the Kapaa Public Library on the successful installation (Florence Toyofuku had a lot to write about in her journal) of the book exchange, street-side of the Kapaa Public Library (did you check out their fire ant detection kits?).

Feeding body and mind

Jocelyn Fabiana is a Kauai Community College student and a single mom who has gone through her share of hardships, said Wes Perreira, Hawaii Foodbank Kauai Branch manager.

Making things work

There was good news beyond the outstanding vocational rehabilitation employee and outstanding vocational rehabilitation employer of the year celebration Friday at the factory/warehouse of Salty Wahine Gourmet Sea Salts in Hanapepe.

Patriotic parade

This is a time when you need to support, said Robert Saulibio during the annual Veterans Day Parade Saturday that was presented by the Kauai Veterans Council and the Kapaa Business Association in Kapaa, with its theme of “Time was Served, Time to Honor.”

Happy Camper for Sunday, November 3, 2019

Angela Ventura (she’s back following some months working at an Alaskan restaurant!) was thrilled when The Great Pumpkin (he didn’t walk on water, too!) visited the Kauai Gynmastics bridge set up in the trunk of a Jeep during the Trunk or Treat event at Kukui Grove Center on Halloween Thursday.

Halloween happenings

Free pumpkins at the Kauai Community Market at Kauai Community College, Monster Rock, costume contests, trick-or-treating parades, and more filled the Kauai calendar on the weekend before Halloween.

Happy Camper for Friday, November 1, 2019

There was no witches’ brew, where were the croissants, and did you see that Sugarloaf (pineapple) Jack O Lantern at The Kauai Culinary Market, a partnership with the Kauai County Farm Bureau and The Shops at Kukuiula?