Births for Wednesday, June 24, 2020

• Khloe Keala Miriam Bermoy • Joey Ho‘alahou Braun • Nola Mireya Hernandez • Elias Paxen Butay • Aidren Jace Balilea Calma • Kamaha‘o Kunane Rolland Seiji Peahu • Hobey Jay Hoff • Eden Jade Hale • Hualani Shigeko Fernandez • Liliana Marie Carney • Beau Warren Bierma

Happy Camper for Monday, June 22, 2020

Onion haupia (not the soft kine, the hard kine) is the most popular dessert in the Philippines, said Mayette Loseto during the Saturday run of Puhi Park Produce in the park adjacent to Grove Farm Co. headquarters, where the GF guys got a Father’s Day bye, so no quick tent for the ladies.

Happy Camper for Sunday, June 21, 2020

Girl Scout cookies — just in time for Father’s Day — mahalo, Josie Cortez of the Rotary Club of Kapa‘a, and Angela Hoover of the Girl Scouts, for making the special treats possible in the Kaua‘i Marriott Resort & Beach Club associates’ food packages.

Births for Sunday, June 21, 2020

• Raiden Devon Masaru Honjo • Wilhem J.R. Morales • Obidiah Hoku Henriques • Haze Lloyd Haraguchi • Ayva Rose Colobong • Bernard Jesus Joseph James Davis

The town of Kaumakani was constructed in 1947

In 1946, Olokele Sugar Co. allocated funds totaling $1,750,000 (roughly $23,000,000 in 2020 dollars) for the rehabilitation of all of its plantation housing, in which an entirely new employee housing camp would be built to replace the company’s dilapidated camp housing erected in 1888.

Births for Saturday, June 20, 2020

• Raiden Devon Masaru Honjo • Wilhem J.R. Morales • Obidiah Hoku Henriques • Haze Lloyd Haraguchi • Ayva Rose Colobong • Bernard Jesus Joseph James Davis • Khloe Keala Miriam Bermoy • Joey Ho‘alahou Braun • Nola Mireya Hernandez • Elias Paxen Butay • Aidren Jace Balilea Calma • Kamaha‘o Kunane Rolland Seiji Peahu • Hobey Jay Hoff • Eden Jade Hale • Hualani Shigeko Fernandez

Happy Camper of Friday, June 19, 2020

Alicia Hayakawa might not have lab work for her culinary arts study because of the COVID-19 closures. But that did not stop her from doing community service as she volunteers with her dad, Glenn Hayakawa to prepare and cook meals on Tuesdays (for June, at least) at the Salvation Army, Lihu‘e Corps.

Happy Camper for Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Kukui Grove Center was pretty busy over the weekend, said Collette Jimenez (she’s got three pieces in the Kaua‘i Society of Artists’ Washed Up Marine Debris Art Show), who was gallery-sitting at the KSA gallery in Kukui Grove Center.

Meet ulapapa, the regal slipper lobster

As a marine biologist, I have been studying lobsters worldwide for over 30 years, and have seen species that only grow to three inches long and others that grow to three feet long.

The Honolulu Iron Works and Kaua‘i

The Honolulu Iron Works was established by machinist David Weston on Queen Street, Honolulu, in 1852, as a manufacturer of sugar mills and machinery for Hawai‘i’s sugar plantations.

Happy Camper for Sunday, June 14, 2020

Anne Skabo of Kaipuwai and Halau Palaihiwa O Kaipuwai said kumu hula Kehaulani Kekua was going to to a live stream on the life of King Kamehameha and teach a new chant during the virtual Papa Oli webinar that completed the E Hanai ‘Ai fundraiser for the reopening of Studio HA‘A in Kapa‘a.

Births for Sunday, June 14, 2020

• Kaeden Jay Nunes • Mateo Kaiolohia Jose • Thomas Michael Ching • Kaniela Sonny Kazuo Zalopany • Nova Laniakea Namiko Gayagas • Renzo Mones Aguilar