By 1933, Honolulu-born showman Edwin Kane “E.K.” Fernandez (1883-1970), founder of Hawai‘i’s E. K. Fernandez Shows, had been staging carnivals, circuses, fairs and sideshow acts in Hawai‘i for 30 years.
All of the Hawai‘iUSA Federal Credit Union off-island staff has gone home (great employment opportunities now for those needing COVID-19 opportunities) to tend to their respective families during these “unprecedented” (borrowed from government, health, and business officials) times.
This Island History was written to honor Army Sergeant First Class Roque Perpetua Jr., who was born on Kauai and raised at Grove Farm Plantation, and the other 12 servicemen from Kauai who were killed in Vietnam.
Yes, Kala‘ea Lake (he’s Laola Lake’s son who just moved back from Las Vegas), Liliana Estep and Taylor Garcia of Shell of a Life in the Anchor Cove Shopping Center would’ve loved to have face masks, but are thankful they are still able to get disinfecting hand wipes instead. They have the wipes close at hand while they work and are more mindful of hygiene in order to protect themselves from the COVID-19. Now, who’s got toilet paper?
While diving or snorkeling in Hawaii you will more then likely see manini the Convict Tang! Sometimes you can see this fish all by itself feeding on algae that grows on the lava rocks or you may be surrounded by a school of over 200 Convict Tangs. This fish is the most common surgeonfish in Hawaii and a “tang” is a type of surgeonfish because it has a sharp spike at the base of the tail that will give a diver or predator a deep cut if they get to close.
Born in Glens Falls, New York, Charles Reed Bishop (1822-1915) sailed from New York City in 1846 with William Little Lee to seek opportunities in the Oregon Territory, but during a stopover for provisions in Hawaii, he remained there instead and formed a partnership with William A. Aldrich selling merchandise to supply the California Gold Rush.
Following are this week’s synopses of shows on KBFD TV, which televises Korean dramas with English subtitles: