Learning life lessons

PUHI — The Kaua‘i Pop Warner Football League (KPWFL) officials, players and families have been delivering boxes of fresh produce to kupuna for the past three months, said KPWFL official Arnold Cruz.

Four seals go back to Midway Atoll

KONA — Four Hawaiian monk seals were successfully released last Wednesday on Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge after rehabilitation at Ke Kai Ola, The Marine Mammal Center’s hospital and visitor center in Kailua-Kona that is dedicated to the endangered marine mammal.

Shining light in COVID atmosphere

PUHI — Hawai‘i Children’s Theatre’s Dolly Kanekuni was overflowing with excitement when she made an informal announcement about the HCT’s 10th anniversary while enjoying a recent NYC shoreline series race with Sea Scout commodore Larry Richardson.

Status of Coco Palms reviewed

LIHU‘E — While the Planning Commission received over 115 pieces of written and oral testimony overwhelmingly calling for the reconsideration of plans to redevelop the area of the Coco Palms Resort, there wasn’t much they could do.

Fast Company nabs NYC Gene Wells opener

NAWILIWILI — Nawiliwili Yacht Club Race Committee hosts the second race of the seven-race NYC Gene Wells Memorial Series, Thursday when the first flags fly starting at 5 p.m. at the Nawiliwili mole parking area.

Kapa‘a food pantry reopens

KAPA‘A — Eric Burton of The Kaua‘i Store was thrilled that more than 80 mouths were served by the Kaua‘i Community Pantry, Monday afternoon.

Hawai‘i to receive more than $3 million in rental assistance

HONOLULU — Yesterday, U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawai‘i) announced that Hawai‘i will receive $3,004,369 in new federal funding to cover the increased costs associated with the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Public input sought for Kapa‘a skate park

KAPA‘A — A new design for the Kapa‘a skate park is on the horizon, and public input is being collected to figure out what exactly the community would like to shred their wheels on next.

Burkart, Morretino win two at Boogie Board Classic

PO‘IPU — Shiloh Hunt needed a big ride, Sunday during the finals of the Super Grom, or 9 and Under, keiki push-in, division at the Second Annual Garden Island Boogie Board Classic contested at the PK’s and Centers breaks.

New case travel-related

The state Department of Health Kaua‘i District Health Office Sunday reported one new positive case of COVID-19. This is the only active case on Kaua‘i at this time, and the cumulative total of cases to date is now 48.

Hubbards make finals of Garden Island Boogie Board Classic

Jeffrey Hubbard held off the competitive field in the open pro division to end up with a high seed in the finals Sunday during the second day of the Second annual Garden Island Boogie Board Classic that unfolded before hundreds of surf fans at the PK’s break.

Happy Camper for Monday, August 10, 2020

Edie Ignacio Neumiller (she’s a Zonta Club of Kaua‘i past president) said the Kaua‘i County Committee on the Status of Women will be part of the Friday program at the unique historical exhibit of women leaders from 4:30 p.m. at the Kaua‘i Society of Artists gallery in Kukui Grove Center.