Births for Saturdeay, August 17, 2019

• Ikuawai Namakaoka‘aina Like • Karina Perpetua Fritz • Kainoah Rex Ortal Ganir • Matai Seui Kamaha‘o Kauai-Motuga • Keanu Kaijah Ki‘ilau • Aria Starr Bagaoisan Padunan • Halo Kamalani Mata • Mikaila Joy Aguilar • Henrietta Gene Yost • Taelynn Waioha Saraos Valencia • Khloey Kaleiokalaha‘eha‘eamekealoha Dias • Wyatt James Borgert • Jeiniey Keakela‘amekamaluoku‘ukaimanamalamalama Raine Albarado-Schmidt • ‘Iliahi Grey Kahala‘ahiaokeola Bernaldes-Ventura • Avenly Hope Kalani Schenk • Charlie James Giunta

Grants offered for affordable housing

In connection with its Community Giving Initiative, the Nareit Foundation’s REIT Way Hawaii announced the availability of grants to support affordable housing projects for the remainder of 2019 and 2020.

Kauai High seeks soccer coaches

The Kauai High School athletic department is accepting resumes from people interested in becoming assistant coaches for the Red Raider boys soccer program at both the varsity and junior-varsity levels.

Volleyballers here for clinic

The Hawaii Tourism Authority, Association of Volleyball Professionals and AVPFirst, the nonprofit youth programming arm of the AVP Pro Tour, have teamed up on a statewide initiative to provide 17 beach volleyball clinics across six Hawaiian islands from Aug. 19 through Sept. 22.

SAT prep course available for students

LIHUE — The Kauai North Shore Community Foundation and its education committee are offering a SAT prep course for high school students attending Kapaa High School and Kanuikapono Charter School.

Slope work to close lane

HANALEI — The state Department of Transportation said a single-lane closure is scheduled on Kuhio Highway at mile marker 1 (the hill before Hanalei Bridge) for ongoing slope stabilization on Wednesday and Thursday between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Energy storage earns more awards for KIUC

Kauai Island Utility Cooperative led the nation again in 2018 for interconnection of energy storage watts per customer, and ranked second in annual energy storage capacity, according to the Smart Electric Power Alliance.

Kauai Shores earns accolades

KAPAA — Kauai Shores Hotel, located on Kauai’s Royal Coconut Coast, has been awarded two quality awards from travel industry leaders.