RSVP wraps up care-package deliveries

The Kaua‘i Retired and Senior Volunteer Program, including its Advisory Council Chair Timmy Albao and membver Wilma Chandler, along with Grace Domingo Delos Reyes of the county Agency on Elderly Affairs and Kaua‘i RSVP director Donna Lynn Loo, wrapped up their 2020 Sept. 11 National Day of Service and Remembrance project Wednesday with the delivery of 80 care packages to front-line workers at the Kaua‘i Veterans Memorial Hospital.

‘Lot of food’ at Point distribution

PO‘IPU — The mood was a little more relaxed Thursday when The Point at Po‘ipu partnered with the Kaua‘i Independent Food Bank for its food distribution for employees, both those back to work and those still on furlough.

Happy Camper for Friday, September 18, 2020

Leslie Newall was amazed with the flooding in the lobby of the no-longer-there Roxy Theatre as she and her group of friends stopped for a break at Pono Coffee & Bakery in Kapa‘a, where the apple turnover called louder than the malasada.

Happy Camper for Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Thank you, Nannie Ann Apalla, for letting us know that Seth Womble (do you realize there’s a Seth Womble just around the corner at the Kaua‘i Beer Company?) and Trysen Kaneshige are working on a mural that will grace the wall of the M. Tanaka Store building on Kalena Street in Lihu‘e.

Bells to ring for peace

KAPA‘A — There will be several events on Kaua‘i celebrating Peace Day that falls on Monday, Sept. 21, said Roberta Yanagawa, the Kaua‘i representative to the 2020 Peace Day Committee headed by Rene Mansho.

Pandemic doesn’t stop the hares and hounds

ANAHOLA — The COVID-19 pandemic could not break the tradition of the Labor Day Hare and Hound races that were held over the Labor Day weekend in Anahola, presented by the Garden Island Motorcycle Club.

First of three planned murals on mental health

LIHU‘E — Muralist Seth Womble said the project is a great way to start the week, working with Trysen Kaneshige to clear the paint hose lines and masking off features on the Tanaka Building located across Kalena Park in Lihu‘e.

A place to bring the fish to

There should be more fish in the fish box, but they stopped biting, said Christy Kahananui, manager of the Lawai‘a Fish Co. Saturday during the grand opening of the fish store in the Lihu‘e Industrial Park Phase II.

Relay For Life sees satellite success

All Saints Episcopal Church Youth Minister Cami Pascua said they had a goal. Saturday during the satellite Relay For Life virtual event hosted by the church’s Ke Akua youth group, they made it.