Mrs. Elizabeth Stone Bahr, a resident of Northern Virginia and an attorney with the U.S. Department of Defense specializing in international and treaty law, is a descendant of Kaua‘i Gov. Paul P. Kanoa (1832-1895) and his wife, Kaleipua Kanoa (1843-1897), through their daughter and heir Ho‘omalu Kanoa Kreuter (1880-1945).
Plesiosaurus is an ocean dinosaur (Xyler Raquel —he goes to King Kaumuali‘i Elementary School — said only land animals are “dinosaurs”), said Tamatoa Lloyd, who was working on a distance-learning exercise Wednesday at the Kaua‘i Government Employees Federal Credit Union Kilauea branch at the Ahuimanu Shopping Center.
What? The deadline for grant applications is today? Diana Singh of the county Office of Economic Development (she said her kids like doing flier distributions, too) was out in the field helping farmers make sure grant applications were filled out correctly, and for those who had no access to computers, even brought out her laptop to make sure no one fell through the cracks at the Grove Farm Market Saturday in Puhi.
Almost every jewelry store in Hawai‘i sells puka shell necklaces but very few people know where these puka shells come from! Hawaii is very unique because we have large surf that crashes directly onto our reefs and beaches grinding up corals and shells. This is what makes our beach sand so beautiful but it makes it very hard to find whole shells up on the beach.
Following are this week’s synopses of shows on KBFD TV, which televises Korean dramas with English subtitles.
Placido D. Valenciano (1917-2012) of Makaweli, Kauai, fought in the ring on Kauai, Honolulu and the Big Island as an amateur from the ages of 16 to 22 during Kauai’s “Golden Age” of boxing in the 1920s and 1930s, was crowned the Kauai Junior Featherweight Boxing Champion in 1939, and compiled a career record of 31 wins, 15 by knockout, and 8 losses.
Kekaha — It’s almost mango season for one of Agribusiness Development Corporations’s longest tenants Wally Johnson, and he’s gearing up to expand and upgrade operations. Johnson leases 13 acres in Kekaha from ADC and has been raising mangos on Kaua‘i for 20 years
Kudos to Kapa‘a Junior ROTC Sgt. Ian Versammy, Col. Smith, Jim Rosa (actually, credit belongs to son Michael, who felt recognition should be extended to everyone enlisting into the military) and the ‘ohana for celebrating the nine Kapa‘a High School graduates, including Sam Keopuhiwa, who is a member of the Class of 2020, Saturday in Kealia, that just happened to be National Armed Forces Day!