Happy Camper for Friday, August 14, 2020

Tommy Noyes of the Kaua‘i Path said the bicycle shortage should be easing up (do you see some of the newer fancy bikes out there) soon, and Angelo Catiggay (no, he wasn’t part of the Bunny Rabbits and Turtles group) was part of the August Bikes on Rice, where eBikes are starting to make their appearance.

Births for Wednesday, August 12, 2020

• Kaison Douglas Basuel • Kingston Sonny Suniga • Kailie Anela Shigeko Jacobs • Mahie Kikue Uemura • Na‘ile‘anokeakua Ola Kawaikini Leandro Perreira Soares

Happy Camper for Wednesday, August 12

Congratulations to Eric Burton of The Kaua‘i Store and Emilia Knudsen of the Kaua‘i Community Pantry that reopened on Monday closing in July in order for Burton to transition “from vine to vine!”

Births for Tuesday, August 11, 2020

• Riley Quinn Halia Kaili Molali Hart Belmonte • Liliana Grace Grayling • Kia‘iokekai Keanuenue Ki‘ilau-Pezario • Emilia August Wabinga • Kade Toshiro Taketa • Kaisen Nakoa Huddleston • Rhyder-Dean Kanileookalani Pulu Moe • Acen Kash Soares • Alaka‘i Kanewaiola Pomaika‘i

Happy Camper for Monday, August 10, 2020

Edie Ignacio Neumiller (she’s a Zonta Club of Kaua‘i past president) said the Kaua‘i County Committee on the Status of Women will be part of the Friday program at the unique historical exhibit of women leaders from 4:30 p.m. at the Kaua‘i Society of Artists gallery in Kukui Grove Center.

Happy Camper for Sunday, August 9, 2020

Mahalo, chef Judy Capertina of Haole Girl Island Sweets, for the fancy dessert using plumcots that was included as part of the “Breakfast Anytime” food distribution for Grand Hyatt Kaua‘i Resort & Spa “colleagues” (that’s Martie Grabias term).

Kaua‘i’s first traffic lights

The first traffic light on Kaua‘i was installed by Kekaha Sugar Co. in the late 1950s to signal the right-of-way for the plantation’s big haul-cane trucks at the intersection of the company’s main haul-cane road just outside of Kekaha town and the Koke‘e Road.

Meet the Hawaiian Reef Rose

While diving or snorkeling on a Hawaiian reef one may see what looks like a bright-red, four-inch-wide rose growing on the bare lava rocks.

Happy Camper for Wednesday, August 5, 2020

What? Kyle LaBenz was not stuck in traffic; he got so excited he forgot his guitar and had to turn around to fetch it, Monday and still make it to the virtual business support piece put on by the Kaua‘i Government Employees Federal Credit Union

Births for Monday, August 3, 2020

• Maileia Lae Kahiwahiwa Silva • Niko Cruz Walden • Lawakua Hidemi Wakuta • Ryder Jay Miranda-Aguilar • Leo Alaka‘i • Aysen Xavier Kalawai‘a Dotario • Arya Barbara Wyand • Maka Thomas Bounos • Sharon-Lee Bernadette Grace Banasihan • Teylie Kahoku‘aulani England • Grayson Danny Isnec • Kaleinani Elizabeth Suilen Lee-Ortiz • Alfred Alejandro Alesna Jr. • Taivan Toshio Kalaukoa Kaneko

Births for Sunday, August 2, 2020

• Tyra Moana Taylor • Iokepa Kamaleiokalani Hezekiah Adric • Sophia Sunshine Howatt • Paloma Nahal Malchoidi • Wesley Kekoa Gradeck • Aretok Lather • Conrad Jay Clark

Happy Camper for Sunday, August 2, 2020

Another round of kudos to Kirk and Tora Smart and the Strings of Joy ‘ohana for last week’s distribution of Kala ‘ukulele for Kaua‘i’s graduating seniors.