24-hour fight against cancer

KILAUEA — A group of local paddlers will be part of a nationwide 24-hour paddle-out in an effort to fight against cancer next weekend. The local group, named Team Kauai 24, is participating in the 2019 Monster and Sea 24-Hour Paddle on Saturday, April 13.

Honoring past Menehune stars

WAIMEA — The Waimea Menehune Booster Club will host its annual Menehune Legacy Hall of Honor dinner on Saturday at Waimea High School to recognize its 2019 Hall of Honor class. Among this year’s inductees are the members of the school’s 2012 varsity softball team which won the Hawaii High School Athletic Association Division II softball state championship that year.

Warriors unbeaten streak to 7 matches

PUHI — The Warriors unbeaten streak is at seven matches. Kapaa High School’s varsity boys volleyball team defeated Island School, 3-0, Tuesday night at the Wilcox Gymnasium on the Island School campus to start the season’s second round.

Warriors unbeaten through 6 matches

KAPAA — The Warriors are unbeaten through six matches. Kapaa High School’s varsity boys volleyball team defeated Waimea High School, 3-0, Friday night at Bernice Hundley Gym in Kapaa to conclude the season’s first round.

Talk Story: Shana Tafiti

About seven months ago, Shana Tafiti returned home to Kauai. The Waimea High School 2008 graduate played collegiate softball at Central Arizona Junior College and then Angelo State University, a NCAA Division II school in Texas.

Kauai’s Ventura named girls soccer POY

As voted for by the coaches, the Kauai Interscholastic Federation girls soccer all-stars have been named. The list was released by the league late Thursday. Kauai High School senior forward Kehela Ventura was named Player of the Year.

Returning to the ring

LIHUE — A couple of pro wrestlers from Kauai will be making their return to the ring this weekend. Noah Gusman, known by ring name “The Kauai Kid” Noa Kaho‘omana, and Isaac Worth, known as Incredible Chris Wilde, will be part of Unify Championship Entertainment (UCE) show “Vindicta” on Saturday at Aloha Tower Marketplace in Honolulu.