Candidates come out for Lihu‘e coffee hour

LIHU‘E — There were more candidates in the general election than kupuna who showed up for the Tuesday coffee hour coordinated by Pam Jardin of the Lihu‘e Neighborhood Center seniors.

Everyone is a winner in Battle of the Food Trucks

LIHU‘E — Augie T, the creator of the Lucky Owl television commercial and a member of the City & County of Honolulu council, emceed the Battle of the Food Trucks Sunday that welcomed a sold-out audience to Kress Street.

Appreciating child care providers

Child care providers and the early learning sector on Kaua‘i play critical roles in the economy by supporting the workforce, said the Kaua‘i Planning & Action Alliance.

Happy Camper for Monday, September 12, 2022

Mahalo, state Senate President Ron Kouchi, Stephanie Iona, Laurie Yoshida, Dallas Correa (when did he become a UH Rainbow Warrior?), Coach Rich Hill (he at one time had a TGI subscription mailed to him in California), and all those University of Hawai‘i baseball players for hosting a sold-out baseball clinic, where Lt. Gov. Josh Green was able to squeeze in a stop (mahalo, LG, for the nice pin!) after his Westside tour (Coach Basilio “Bunga” Fuertes knew the LG was coming when he and Carmila Udarde did their vegetable seedlings distribution Saturday at the ‘Ele‘ele Shopping Center.

Realtors host speed-candidating

PUHI — “Eighteen candidates and 40 Realtors,” said Nani Sadora of the Kaua‘i Board of Realtors Thursday when the Kaua‘i Board of Realtors hosted its speed-candidating event at the Mahiko Lounge at Kilohana. “We invited all of the candidates, but the only ones who responded are here.”

Happy Camper for Sunday, September 11, 2022

Kudos to Mary Pigao, Kealoha Takahashi, Donna Loo, Grace Delos Reyes (she said she can breathe again) and everyone who came out to be a part of the National Day of Service event coordinated by the county Agency of Elderly Affairs at Kukui Grove Center in Lihu‘e (do we have an Alzheimer’s event coming up?

KIF Volleyball: Menehune take Raiders in four

WAIMEA — The Waimea High girls volleyball team held off a strong challenge by the visiting Kaua‘i High girls to win in four sets, 3-1 Friday night during the Kaua‘i Interscholastic Federation girls volleyball games at the Clem Gomes Gym in Waimea.

Happy Camper for Friday, September 9, 2022

Kalena Pacheco’s mom, Gloria, was able to enjoy the Grand Hyatt Kaua‘i property, Wednesday, when she accompanied Kalena to her Waipua Gardens booth (did you see that flowering Tillandsia Buchycaulos ‘Abdita?’) at the west walk to Seaview Terrace…

Kapa‘a sweeps Kaua‘i in KIF girls volleyball opener

Kapa‘a High School opened the Kaua‘i Interscholastic Federation girls volleyball season on a winning note by taking both the junior varsity and varsity series over host Kaua‘i High Tuesday night before an audience that was supportive of both sides of the net.

Charity walk goal crushed

The Grand Hyatt Kaua‘i Resort & Spa, represented by Claudia Dowdy and Dan King, general manager, recently presented the resort’s contribution toward the 43rd Kaua‘i Visitor Industry Charity Walk goal, to Hawai‘i Lodging & Tourism Association Kaua‘i Chapter Director Samira Siale.