KOLOA — “We’ll have a piece of Fried Chicken,” the couple said to Arlyn Perez of Kaua‘i Family Cafe, described as a “Filipino food eatery, as Perez undid the lids concealing a wide variety of food offerings, including finger foods like Spam Musubi to a vegetarian stew with octopus, Saturday as the clock hands teased 4 o’ clock.
The House Speaker’s office recently released an unflattering report on the State Auditor. It faulted the Auditor’s Office for appointing executives without proper experience and said the move contributed to “delays and untimely reports,” and other actions that were “not in complete compliance” with the provisions of the Hawai’i Constitution governing that office.
We wrote last week about House Bill 58, a “Frankenbill” made from bits and pieces of other bills. By putting those pieces into a bill that is still alive at the Legislature, those pieces are given new life.
Most of us have heard of “Frankenstein,” a novel written in 1818 by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. The story’s protagonist, Dr. Victor Frankenstein, created a creature by assembling bits and pieces from cadavers and then bringing it to life using some unexplained method. (Mad scientists have to have their trade secrets!)
KALAHEO — General Manager Fred Cowell of Kaua‘i Coffee Company said his nearly 3,000 acres of coffee is just coming out of its bloom season.
WAIPOULI — Chef Judy Capertina of Haole Girl Bakery will be joined by at least two farmers Friday when the Sheraton Kaua‘i Coconut Beach Resort opens the farmers’ market phase of their farmers’ market/craft fair from 3 to 5 p.m. in the resort’s parking lot.
LIHU‘E — The Kaua‘i Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Kaua‘i Visitors Bureau the Kaua‘i Chapter of the Hawai‘i Lodging and Tourism Association created an opportunity for small businesses to reach visitors directly through their new Kokua Card program and the chamber is now accepting applications from now until Mar. 29.
KAPA‘A — Hotels on Kaua‘i that are not apart of the county’s enhanced movement quarantine aka “resort bubble” are gearing up for April 5, when the county returns to the state’s Safe Travels Program.
LIHU‘E — The Kaua‘i Chamber of Commerce collaboration with Leadership Kaua‘i and LEI of Kaua‘i are hosting this year’s Women’s Symposium event virtually on Thursday, Mar. 18, from 9:00 a.m. to 2 p.m.