Rookies beat Gents in season finale

HANAPEPE — The Kauai Senior Softball League finished the 2019 season with one of the wildest weekends on record. Hanapepe Stadium was packed with team tents, tailgate barbecues and hundreds of fans filling the bleachers at two softball parks.

New preschool offers open house

Corey Morishita of Leaps & Bound preschool has a few seats remaining before school starts. Leaps & Bounds will host an open house from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at 4360 Pahee Street.

Real property taxes due Aug. 20

LIHUE — County officials would like to remind Kauai property owners that the first installment of real property taxes for the 2019-2020 tax year are due on Tuesday, Aug. 20.

‘Mauna March’

LIHUE — The “Mauna March” brought out a crowd of about 2,5,00 Sunday afternoon to show support for protesters on Mauna Kea on the Big Island. Here are some pictures from the march, that went from Vidinha Stadium to the Historic County Building. Look for more coverage in Monday’s TGI and at

In memory of Daniel Moriarty

KILAUEA — The Kilauea Point Natural History Association Board of Directors awarded a total of $11,000 this year through an annual scholarship fund honoring the legacy of Daniel Moriarty.

Belz a finalist in ‘Young Professional of the Year’

HONOLULU — Monica Belz, CEO/President of Kauai Government Employees Federal Credit Union, is a finalist in the “Young Professional of the Year” category in Pacific Edge magazine’s finalists of its ninth annual Business Achievement Awards.

Times to offer same-day delivery

LIHUE — Shipt, a leading same-day delivery marketplace, on Thursday began same-day delivery with Times Supermarkets in Hawaii.

Whale meeting set for Aug. 13, public welcome

LIHUE — Hear updates on humpback whale research, education, outreach in an upcoming advisory council virtual meeting for the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary, set for Aug. 13 at 9 a.m.

Wilcox $5 million fundraiser receiving support

LIHUE — As part of its 80th anniversary celebration, Wilcox Medical Center has embarked on a campaign to raise nearly $5 million to upgrade its emergency department and expand its trauma service.

TGIFr!day for July 26, 2019

Grinds & Da Kines For Your Weekend; Dining out; Music, Art & Theater; Out & About; Island Calendar and much, much more

KIUC: Keep conserving power

Kauai Island Utility Cooperative continues to call on members to save energy following Sunday’s islandwide power outage.