Waimea No. 2 seed at state tourney

The Waimea High School girls volleyball team, the Kaua‘i Interscholastic Federation champions, earned a No. 2 seed in the New City Nissan Hawai‘i High School Athletic Association Division II girls volleyball state championships.

Conor Hunt gets All-Patriot nod

Conor Hunt, the son of former county Finance Director Steve Hunt, was one of seven Georgetown University football players named to the All-Patriot League first team in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

Happy Camper for Monday, December 6, 2021

And where was the Ninja Bread at Made In Hawai‘i? Ann Hashisaka of Kaua‘i Kookie brought the gingerbread people (minis and big guys) for Made In Hawai‘i, where she joined her sister Ruth Hashisaka, who came down special to help Ann and June Ikemoto at the Grove Farm Market craft-fair component Saturday in Puhi.

Happy Camper for Sunday, December 5, 2021

Happy Born (that’s Lexi Jones’ terminology) Day, Krystl Apeles, who spent her day working on getting the Alakoko Store ready for some Kaua‘i Made vendors to occupy when the Downtown Lihu‘e Night Market unfolds on Dec. 11 from 4 to 8 p.m. on Kress Street.

Menehune steal the win; spoil Raider homecoming

LIHU‘E — The Waimea High School football team put a Menehune period on an exciting Kaua‘i Interscholastic Federation football game by sacking Kaua‘i High School quarterback Andrew Passi Saturday before a near- capacity Red Raider crowd at Vidinha Stadium.

Enterprise helps fill foodbank’s tank

PUHI — Timothy Takeshita and Keoki Bazard came bearing an award of $8,000 Thursday to the Hawai‘i Foodbank Kaua‘i branch in the Puhi Industrial Park.

Last chance for Little Pea’s pop-up market

As you read this, there is still an opportunity to take advantage of the Little Pea’s Pop-Up Holiday Market at Kukui Marketplace, where a portion of sales benefits Kaua‘i Hospice.

High-surf warning issued

The National Weather Service has issued a high-surf warning for all north-facing shores and a high-surf advisory for all west-facing shores of Kaua‘i and Ni‘ihau in effect now through 6 a.m. Monday.

Giving blood now fights hunger

“Give the Gift of Life” has been a long-time slogan of the Blood Bank of Hawai‘i, and has double meaning during this holiday season. Its “Give Blood. End Hunger” holiday campaign was announced on Giving Tuesday.

46 Kaua‘i nonprofits share charity walk funds

PO‘IPU — Celebration was in the air Thursday when the Hawai‘i Lodging & Tourism Association and the Kaua‘i Visitor Industry Charity Walk leadership distributed more than $260,000 to 46 Kaua‘i nonprofit organizations at Keoki’s Paradise.