Happy Camper for Monday, January 10, 2022

Kilauea artist Ayala Wise used her accumulation of findings from her walks to create the trio of houses (they even have windows!) that were on exhibit with the Kaua‘i Society of Artists Small Works/Big Show exhibit that ended its run Friday at the KSA gallery in Kukui Grove Center in Lihu‘e.

Happy Camper for Sunday, January 9, 2022

Happy New Year! The fine folks at Kaua‘i Bakery (that guava malasada was a winner!) are back from their “vacation,” and Barbara Oki of Oki Bento is seriously looking at doing her corn chowder again. Lots of bacon and corn, Barbara said.

Happy Camper for January 7, 2022

Basilio “Coach Bunga” Fuertes has another seedling distribution coming up in the next couple of weeks with ‘Ele‘ele Elementary School student Carmila Udarbe near the entrance to Gather Federal Credit Union in the ‘Ele‘ele Shopping Center…watch for it!

Happy Camper for Wednesday, January 5, 2022

The weekend rains and inclement weather appear to have spared the farmers who brought out bunches of fresh produce and fruit Monday to the Pau Hana Market, a partnership between the Kaua‘i County Farm Bureau and Kukui Grove Center at the Lihu‘e mall.

Births for Wednesday, January 5, 2022

• Ku‘auhoeokalani Michael Olanolan • Alena Emi Higashi • Layzer Mauka Keanu Kukunaokala Asaoka • Georgiana Wrenn Kathrein • Makanui Ryder Keona Chun-Kali • Carson Wesley Urton • Arris Akio Koa Taylan • Sivihiva Vakameilau

ERSOY: How can you stick to your New Year goals?

My first reaction for the new year — wow, 2022! And this reminds me how fast time flies. This year I am going to try and take things a little slower and live a little more consciously, in every way. The last of couple of years were especially challenging for everyone, and unfortunately it’s still going on. So how about we start this year with more awareness and consciously make the decision to try and improve every aspect of our life?

Happy Camper for Monday, January 3, 2022

The world around Kress Street in Lihu‘e takes on an entirely different sense on New Year’s Day when businesses surrounding the street are closed for the holiday and parking lots sit empty to expose the obstacles they conceal when at work.

CRITTER: Meet pinao the oriental flying gurnard

This very-strange-looking, 10-inch-long fish does not actually fly above the sea surface like a flying fish, but it flies underwater right above the sandy sea floor! Pinao hates to swim, but it loves to crawl.

Happy Camper for Sunday, January 2, 2022

Congratulations, Mike Tresler and the Kapa‘a High School Warrior football team, on earning the Hawai‘i High School Athletic Association Division II state championship following an exciting (Coach Orlando “O” Anaya was so excited about that 98-yard up-the-middle touchdown by Solomone Malafu!) 61-7 win over Kamehameha Schools-Maui on O‘ahu!

Happy Camper for Friday, December 31, 2021

Olaf from Disney’s “Frozen” was supposed to meet up with Princesses Mirabel Madrigal (she’s so new from Disney’s “Encanto,” Macee Martinez had to make up her costume) and Anna from “Frozen.”