Happy Camper for Sunday, May 26, 2019

What is a Portuguese hot dog with chili on a bun with cheese? That must be one of “da kine food we like to eat” being offered by Hoku Char-Taala of Hoku’s at the Waimea Product Fair coordinated by Memory Robinson, Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the shadow of the old Waimea mill — you just never know what kind of treasures you’ll find on a visit to the Waimea Canyon Middle School (and where was Tory Kagawa?) and the developing mural by its 20 Percent class and teachers Kileen Gilroy, Paige Kemerer, and artist Kalln Mier.

Happy Camper for Friday, May 24, 2019

Congratulations to Valerie Roland and Jennifer Ortal on opening the first Village Market (it’s the first and third Tuesdays of the month!) at Poipu Shopping Village.

Accepting alopecia

KAPAA — Tuesday was a day of gratitude for Desaray and Paka Brown as they stood with their two sons on the stage at Kapaa Elementary School, welcoming Jeff Woytovich.

Happy Camper for Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Dustin “Dusty” Plank from Ohio (and, for several months a year, of Maui) saw some interesting Field Fresh Market “aloha peppers” that look a lot like pumpkins except that they are bellpeppers. With a name like “aloha peppers,” is that something that is available here? Might be something like the mgambo tree, which some people call “Maui minks” (how about “Hawaiianpussy willow?”).

Happy Camper for Monday, May 20, 2019

Congratulations to Jean Souza and all those Hanapepe-Eleele Association people who have been dogging the Hawaii Hazards Awareness and Resilience Program for several years.