Elvrine Chow was having to decide which lei would be appropriate for Arnold Meister’s birthday, and Alan Van Zee was sold out again! Cynthia Chiang was trying to debate on whether to take in the Rotary Club of Poipu Beach’s One Fine Evening or the Big Brothers/Big Sisters bowling fundraiser, and where were the Girl Scout cookies this weekend?
Kudos to Kauai High School baseball coach Hank Ibia, his staff, and players for hosting a clinic for more than 60 youngbaseball players Saturday at Vidinha Stadium. Coach Hank and the Red Raiders go into action starting Thursday when theytake on the Mid Pacific Institute Owls at the Walter Souza Invitational baseball tournament.
Mahalo to all those who took care of the Camper (Mrs. Abeshima, whose granddaughter Riana Abeshima plays for the Mililani Trojans, Tommy Rita for not one, but two days of Pepsi (no Cokes at the tournament), and Michael Koerte for making sure all the scores are flowing) during the Waimea Menehune Invitatational Softball Tournament that played out at two fields at Hanapepe Stadium.
Walter and Jeanie Lutz of Vancouver, Canada, were making the connections at the American Culinary Federation Kauai Chapter breakfast, enjoying the shindig with Ben and Melissa Desrogiers and family from Alberta, Canada, and even learning about the Trinity University (the Lutz’s have two grandchildren that attend that college) group doing work at the Kauai Habitat for Humanity Eleele Iluna neighborhood.
Caroline Lum was getting excited about seeing the “Dennis” quilt at the Kauai Quilt Show, and James Yamamoto (he’s an all-the-time volunteer with the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary) had to go see what the excitement was about Saturday at Kukui Grove Center.
Texeira Toes (we won’t tell you whose toes these are) and new clothes (Aowl Owen and Kimberly Hope went looking for new threads for their concert, Thursday — yikes, it’s Valentine’s Day! — were the order of the day, Sunday when the wind and cold blanketed the island.