Waimea High School’s advanced graphics class designed and produced a new sign for the Waimea Public Library. The student who primarily came up with the concept was Waimea High School Class of 2018 Valedictorian Joshua Ochua.
A 2014 Kapaa High School graduate is moving up the military ranks after completing college in Colorado. Marissa Goo of Kapaa earned a bachelor’s degree in industrial organizational psychology at Colorado State University’s College of Natural Sciences spring commencement in Fort Collins last month.
Kauai High School English teacher Erin Medeiros has earned a spot as the only Kauai representative on the Merwin Creative Teachers Fellowship. The innovative partnership between nonprofit and public school teachers focuses on creativity in all classrooms.
Koloa’s Cecilia Lorenz was surprised to find the Starbucks at Kukui Grove Center closed Tuesday afternoon.
Cyclists from around the world tested their mettle during the ninth annual Pedal to the Meadow Saturday. The 16-mile, mountainous, uphill race took more than 100 competitors along the Waimea Canyon rim and through Kokee State Park for panoramic ocean and valley views.
A local family business will be getting a push thanks to the Catch a Wave Business Competition sponsored by Rotary Club of Hanalei Bay on May 18. A panel of expert judges selected Hoa Kai as the first-place winner of the Kauai-style “Shark Tank” entrepreneurial competition.
This summer, one student from Kauai will join outstanding middle school students from across the nation to take part in a unique academic and career-oriented development experience. Rayven Orsatelli from Kalaheo has been selected to attend the Junior National Young Leaders Conference in Washington D.C.